chintransit asked: In this uncertain and turbulent economy, do you have any career advice for incoming college students to help decide what they should major in, etc?
We are not evacuating Rikers Island,– Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in a news conference this afternoon.
Rikers Island Prisoners Left Behind to Face Irene →
Remember When House Republicans Voted Against... →
In the US, we rely on the National Hurricane Center to forecast storms. The NHC is in turn a division of the National Weather Service, itself a part of the NOAA. Which, in the GOP’s 2011 budget bill, had its funding slashed by $1.2 billion from what was proposed in the president’s own budget bill, a bill that very notably included a $700 million increase over the previous year to cover needed...
Locked Up and Left Behind: Hurricane Irene and the... →
Wow. And Rikers is built on a landfill out in the bay. “We are not evacuating Rikers Island,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in a news conference this afternoon. Bloomberg annouced a host of extreme measures being taken by New York City in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irene, including a shutdown of the public transit system and the unprecedented mandatory evacuation of some...
cheeho answered your question: OK. How about some...
cheeho answered your question: OK. How about some questions? What made you decide to pursue environmental law? ————————————————————————————————————— Hi cheeho! Have a look...
hanamunirah answered your question: OK. How about... →
hanamunirah answered your question: OK. How about some questions? So I’m totally in need of an education on the role of architecture/design in climate adaptation. What should I be reading to get me going?? ...
Al Gore to Rick Perry: Climate scientists aren't... →
OK. How about some questions?
Sorry for the slow week everyone. It’s crunch time for one of my projects. But, here I am. Catch me while you can. Ask me something, or complain, or deny the weather. (Conspiracy peeps go here). I’ll be on for a while today!
Hurricane Irene Dance Party :: A Spotify Playlist →
Republican Governor Terry Branstad of Iowa breaks...
Despite the headlines, things are happening at the local level. Excellent quote in the below article from Brandstand, “Twenty percent of the energy in Iowa is now being generated by wind,” said Gov. Terry Branstad. Franklin county wind L.L.C. and Alliant Energy are starting construction on a 60 turbine wind farm capable of producing enough clean energy to power about 25,000 homes. Gov. Terry...
List of Nuclear Power plants in Hurricane Irene's... →
The problem is that the policy makers the world over are paying more attention...– Top American climate scientist, James Hansen, in an interview on the Alberta tar sands pipeline protest, the Obama Administration and intergenerational justice. You can read his paper, ‘The Case for Young People and Nature’, here. (via plantedcity)