Adaptation

The planet is changing. The cockroaches will be fine, but what about us? See what these PF Members are doing to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

George Washington University
THIS WEEK: Have you ever wondered 'What's something I do everyday that impacts the environment and I don't even know it?' #Thinkfwd student Charles Pulliam-Moore sheds light on an idea you might never have thought of: how green is YouTube?
Planet Forward
Linda Yarr has been working with communities in Southeast Asia to build resiliency to climate change. How can we help the developing world adapt to climate change and gain access to energy when oil and coal are becoming more restricted? What is the... Read More
Mike Wallace, the Director of the GRI office in the U.S., explains what the G4 guidelines are, "the most widely used sustainability reporting framework in the world", and what GRI is doing to develop these guidelines.
National Science Foundation
University of Alaska researchers developed a numerical model of the ice-covered Arctic ocean that includes tides. They used a highly innovative approach that embeds the sea ice directly into the ocean model. The results of the model compare... Read More
The George Washington University
Vietnam is one of the 10 countries considered most vulnerable to climate change. How are the people there coping with the changes? PISA, Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia, visits a rice growing community to discover what adaptation... Read More
Individual Inventor/Self Taught
Thermodynamic Technology Development - Atypical InFlow Device GEARTURBINE PROJECT Atypical InFlow Thermodynamic Technology Proposal Submission Innovative [TURBO-ROTARY] Novel Fueled Motor Engine Type
Planet Forward
Here’s a puzzler.  Right at the time of day when some kids are most likely to get into trouble, most schools close the door and turn off the lights.  Seems silly, doesn’t it?  That disconnect, along with a slew of other good reasons, has helped give... Read More
The George Washington University
Natural weather disasters have already racked up $80 billion worth of destruction in 2011. Is this the new normal? This video from a pair GWU students in the ThinkFWD class will dazzle you.
At the annual Greenbuild Conference Expo in Toronto, the Center for Green Schools and United Technologies Corp. held a press conference to announce findings from a new independent study conducted on green schools, as well as initiatives the Center... Read More
Founding Director, Planet Forward
By Frank SesnoLast week, Danica May Camacho of the Philippines became the world’s symbolic seven billionth person. The occasion drew mixed feelings in the policy world — what does a booming global population mean for climate risks? To cite one issue... Read More

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