Una breve introducción a nuevas protecciones contra la polución del carbono

Escrito por Rudi Navarra, director del “Southeast Climate & Energy Network” (o en sus siglas en inglés, SCEN) La agencia nacional estadounidense que controla la polución y sus efectos dañinos en nuestras vidas cotidianas, el “Environmental Protection Agency” (EPA), ha propuesto nuevas reglas contra la emisión de la polución del carbono. ¿Qué quiere esto decir? Una [...]

On Sunday thousands converge in New York City for the People’s Climate March

This Sunday, September 21st, the People’s Climate March is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people — from impacted community members to business leaders to faith groups — to the streets of New York City to demand action on climate change from global leaders. In the days following the march, 125 heads of state [...]

¿Por qué los latinos están a la vanguardia en la curva del cambio climático?

Este blog fue publicado originalmente en UCS The Equation el 12 de septiembre de 2014, por Roberto Mera, científico y  Kendall Science Fellow. En el verano de 2009 tuve una oportunidad única en mi carrera como joven profesional. Di varias conferencias sobre el cambio climático y la sociedad en varios lugares en Guayaquil, Ecuador. Había [...]

Why Are Latinos Way Ahead of the Climate Change Curve?

This blog, by scientist and Kendall Science Fellow at the Union of Concerned Scientists Roberto Mera, originally appeared on UCS’s The Equation blog on September 12, 2014. In the summer of 2009 I had a unique opportunity in my young professional career. I gave several lectures on climate change and society at various venues in [...]

Can wind energy help save birds?

The Audubon Society’s findings are shocking: Nearly half of all bird species in North America are at great risk of extinction due to climate change .314 bird species in North America could lose more than 50% of their current climate range by 2080 if no action is taken to combat climate change. The Brown Pelican, Eastern Whip-poor-will, and Orchard Oriole and are just a few of the many bird species greatly impacted by climate change here in the Southeast.

Tuesday kicks off 24 Hours of Reality

This blog was written by SACE Communications Intern, Kelsey Adler, and SACE Communications Coordinator, Jeannie McKinney. “True change happens when we embrace reality.” Such is Climate Reality’s mission statement, an aptly named project begun by Nobel Laureate (and former U.S. Vice President) Al Gore in 2006. Each year for the past 3 years, Climate Reality [...]

Arctic Ice is Melting

This post is part three of our climate change blog series, Clean Energy Girl Goes to Norway. Click here to find part one and part two. Before continuing with a further recap of the meetings we’ve been having in Norway, I wanted to pause and give you some background to explain why we have all [...]

Climate Change Arctic Program Discussion in Norway

This post is part two of our climate change blog series, Clean Energy Girl Goes to Norway. You can read part one here. Greetings from Norway! As I mentioned earlier, I’ve joined other concerned citizens from across the world to help plan an expedition to the Arctic, in our attempt to better understand how we [...]

2013 Año Record en Niveles de Impacto de Gases de Efecto Invernadero sobre la Atmosfera y los Océanos

La Organización Meteorológica Mundial (OMM) acaba de hacer público su “Boletín sobre Gases de Efecto Invernadero.” Según el Boletín, la concentración de dióxido de carbono, el principal culpable del calentamiento global, se elevó a 396 partes por millón el año pasado. Este incremento supuso un alza de 2,9 partes por millón entre 2012 y 2013, [...]

2013 Sets Record in Atmospheric CO2, Makes Biggest Leap Since 1980s

The results are in and they are sobering: last year was the largest annual leap in greenhouse gas concentrations (from 2012 to 2013) that we’ve seen since the 1980s, and continued the annual trend of setting a new record each year for the highest greenhouse gas concentration in the atmosphere than ever before in human [...]