Category Archives: Climate Change

Repost: “Warning, extreme weather ahead”

This article titled “Warning: extreme weather ahead” was written by John Vidal, for The Guardian on Monday 13th June 2011 18.59 UTC Drought zones have been declared across much of England and Wales, yet Scotland has just registered its wettest-ever … Continue reading

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Video: International development fund answers prayers in Harlem and Ethiopia

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting with Reverend Nicholas Richards of Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, to talk about his spearheading of the Abyssinian Fund, which provides development grants in the form of training, education and technical assistance to a … Continue reading

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MDG Progress in Short 7: Environmental Sustainability

Regarding “environmental sustainability”, things haven’t changed dramatically since 1997 compared to 2010.  The world seems to have lost 1% forests.  China, India, and Viet Nam appear to be replanting rapidly, whereas South America and Africa are losing the most.  In … Continue reading

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Majora Carter seeks “Hometown Security” in Net Impact Keynote

Reposted from TriplePundit.com: On Saturday, October 30, Net Impact closed out their 2010 conference on sustainable enterprise at the UMich Ross School of Business with keynote speaker Majora Carter, a dynamic green community development consultant whose work is revitalizing in … Continue reading

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4 Key reasons you should network in the green economy

I had a really wonderful time at the UrbanGoGreen Expo.  The event was charged with a warm community feel, and it was very easy to talk to all the speakers and vendors in the room.  People directly grappling with job … Continue reading

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350. If you don’t know, now ya know…

I mentioned 350.org in my last post, and to be sure that folks don’t miss the message, here’s a separate note to clarify:  Who/What is 350.org?  It’s all about the number in this case.  The org is a network of … Continue reading

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10.10.10…I win!

The date October 10, 2010 seemed to have enamored many with lotto wins, news of babies born to the corresponding minute/second deemed destined, and calls for social campaign efforts like http://www.worldwidemoment.org, which asked people all over the world to take … Continue reading

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