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EVENTS: Note these events are all accessed HERE.

  • Climate Change Economics, Energy Finance Seminar 3/1/12 - Fordham U

  • COP17 Climate Conference in Durban - Background

  • 24 Hours of Reality - Al Gore's Climate Reality Project

  • Moving Planet 24Sep2011

  • CSD 19 at the UN, May 2011

  • Bangkok Climate Talks April 2011

  • Awakening to the Present, Preparing for the Future

  • CLIMATE / KLIMA 2011 on-line climate risk-management conference

  • Defense, National Security and Climate Change

  • DPI-NGO Cancun Briefing

  • World Mayors Summit on Climate

  • World Climate Summit (Business)

  • Down 2 Earth: Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change

  • Local Climate Action: 10/10/10 from 350.org

  • Energy for Development Event UN NY 28Apr2010

  • UN Sunday on Climate Change

  • Sustainability and Climate Change Panel at UUA GA 24Jun10

  • Africa Carbon Forum 2010

  • UU-UNO Spring Seminar on Climate Change

  • Tools for Change Workshop CCAN

  • Earth Day April 22 UUMFE

  • COP16 Conference Cancun, Mexico Dec 2010 

  • Implementing Climate Change Policy Conference

  • Copenhagen COP15 Conference News

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Items from 2009-2012
 
Last updated 1/2018
 
 

  • Climate Risk and UU Issues Featured Article Climate Risk and UU Issues Climate Risk and UU Issues

      Climate change is strongly linked to UU issues. So climate change should be "back on the front page" for UUs. This essay spells out the argument. Climate Risk... More »

  • Carbon Tax Bill introduced by Rep. Stark Featured News Article Carbon Tax Bill introduced by Rep. Stark Carbon Tax Bill introduced by Rep. Stark

    Stark Introduces Carbon Tax Bill to Reduce Emissions, Deficit 
CBO Says Carbon Tax is Most Economically Efficient Way to Cut Carbon Emissions WASHINGTON October 24, 2011 -... More »

  • Earth Summit Rio+20 Paper (CoNGO CSD) Featured Article Earth Summit Rio+20 Paper (CoNGO CSD) Earth Summit Rio+20 Paper (CoNGO CSD)

    CoNGO CSD Earth Summit 2012 Discussion Paper(function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src =... More »

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Warsaw Blog for 2013 Climate Conference Last Updated on 2018-04-02 08:49:09 This blog accompanies the coverage of the Warsaw 2013 UNFCCC Climate Conference. Dr. Jan Dash commentary on Warsaw for the NGO Committee for Sustainable Development Go to top --------------- On-the-spot commentary by Elena Rahona, Program Manager of Mount Sinai Global Health, NY. Warsaw Blog Elena Rahona Go to top --------------- Presentation by Jan Dash on background for the Warsaw Climate Conference and others, given at the November meeting of the UN-NGO Committee on Sustainable Development (CSD, CoNGO), NY. Warsaw CSD Presentation (November 2013) DASH Go to top --------------- Bottom Line from Warsaw (CLICK HERE) An interview of two climate scientists who are calling for what some may view as a shocking solution to the climate crisis: a rethinking of the economic order in the United States and other industrialized nations. Their names are Kevin Anderson and Alice... More »
Battery Development: Electricity Storage of the Future Last Updated on 2018-01-21 11:03:55 BATTERY DEVELOPMENT: Electricity Storage of the Future We have long relied on batteries for powering small electronic devices.  However, battery technology has evolved far past the AAAs we still use, and hold significant promise for transforming our present into a sustainable future.   Among the many places that battery technology is changing is for electric and hybrid vehicles.  For example, research is underway that shows semisolid fuel cell batteries hold significant advantages over current lithium ion battery designs – once the bugs are worked out.  Should today’s research be fully implemented, lithium ion batteries could hold over ten times as much energy.  Even further in the future, when battery development moves past lithium, the potential is greater still. The implications of advanced vehicle battery designs are potentially... More »
The Contrarians? Full article with references Last Updated on 2017-10-28 23:11:08   Climate Contrarians AKA climate science deniers or climate "faux" skeptics spread disinformation about climate and try to prevent responsible climate risk management. Information for this rather comprehensive article is drawn from the many sources and links in the text. Who are the contrarians? What is the contrarian Agenda? What do contrarians Say about global warming? [The "Four Fallacy Trenches"] What about Real Scientific Skepticism and contrarians? What are some Contrarian Tactics and Fallacies? What about "fringe" contrarian ideas? Aren't there some contrarians with credentials who disproved mainstream climate science? ANSWER = NO The Tobacco Analogy and the "Oregon Petition" What do contrarians misunderstand about Climate Risk Management? or WHY... More »
MIT Climatologist Kerry Emanuel castigates "Climategate" attacks Last Updated on 2017-03-29 21:41:30 The distinguished MIT climatologist Prof. Kerry Emanuel wrote a very hard-hitting essay: "Climategate": A Different Perspective, posted on the politically conservative National Association of Scholars NAS website on 7/19/10. Emanuel castigates the vicious right-wing attack on legitimate climate science that uses the pretext of the hacked emails and the minor IPCC report errors. This essay is extremely important. Click here for quotes. HERE is a video of Emanuel testifying recently before the Science and Technology Committee of the US House of Representatives:      Go to top ------------------ QUOTES from Emanuel's essay on climate" ...the scandal I see is very different from the one that has been presented to NAS members. Climategate is merely the latest in a series of coordinated, politically motivated attacks that represent an... More »
Earth Summit Rio+20 Paper (CoNGO CSD) Last Updated on 2017-01-16 08:25:56 CoNGO CSD Earth Summit 2012 Discussion Paper(function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = "http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })(); More »