climate change

UNSW Australia
With 7 billion mouths to feed--and many more to come--how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities? Some of UNSW's experts to canvass the big issues surrounding the global... Read More
National Science Foundation
Because cities have so many dark surfaces that absorb heat, they can become extremely hot and congested during the summer. A new study suggests that by painting roofs white, city temperatures could decrease nearly two degrees during the summer... Read More
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
Randy Hayes developed the Rainforest Action Committee and he is committed to protecting indigenous people and their rain forests. Hayes wants to see what he calls a "societal U-turn" or a major change in what society values in regards to climate... 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
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.
Anonymous (not verified)
Environmental Prototype Homes Of Tommorrow (EPHOT Inc)a 501c non-profit will buy, rehab, retrofit with co-generating solar systems, on-demand hot water and radiant barrier insulation Foreclosed and Bank owned Properties; then will either hold and... Read More
SCIArc & Caltech
When engineering and designing infrastructure of the future it is imperative that we first understand the consequences of a changing climate. CHIP looks to the future and how solar architecture can make a difference.
The Wilderness Society
Climate change is happening all around us - see how we can prepare our communities and wild places like forests and streams for climate change, all while improving the environment and creating jobs. Shot on location in Anne Arundel County, Md.,... Read More
University of Notre Dame
Climate change adaptation is about helping societies and nature adjust to changing climate. Ecologists need to study example species to reveal key vulnerabilities and design useful strategies for helping biodiversity adjust to climate change. This... Read More

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