Landmark White House Report Warns Americans That Climate Change Poses an Imminent Threat

May 5, 2014 by  
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A landmark report to be formally launched at the White House tomorrow will warn Americans that climate change is not a far-off, future doomsday event–it’s a clear and imminent danger. Compiled by over 240 leading scientists and experts, the National Climate Assessment (NCA) is a 1,300-page report that will guide the Obama administration on future climate and energy policies. According to The Guardian , this exhaustive study is “meant to be the definitive account of the effects of climate change on the US.” Read the rest of Landmark White House Report Warns Americans That Climate Change Poses an Imminent Threat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate change america , climate policies , energy policies , global warming , national climate assessment , nca climate change , nca white house report , obama administration , obama environmental agenda , white house

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How to Grow Your Own Lemon Tree from a Seed

May 5, 2014 by  
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If you love plants but don’t have much outdoor space to indulge your green thumb, you might feel a bit bummed about all the things you can’t grow indoors. Fortunately, there are plenty of things that you can grow inside, and citrus fruits fall into that category . Lemon trees in particular are easy to grow, and they can fill your home with gorgeous scent as well as beauty. It’s also super fun and rewarding to grow your own baby plant from seed – click the link below learn how to grow a lemon tree from Inhabitots’ resident Kinder-Gardener Petey ! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: citrus plant , citrus tree , DIY , DIY lemon plant , grapefruit plant , grapefruit tree , grow a lemon tree , growing a lemon from seed , how to grow a lemon tree from seed , how to grow citrus from seed , how-to , lemon , lemon from seed , lemon plant , lemon seed , Lemon tree , Tree

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US Embassy in Helsinki Achieves LEED Platinum Status

May 5, 2014 by  
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The US Embassy in Helsinki, Finland designed by Moore Ruble Yudell is the first US diplomatic facility to achieve LEED Platinum certification . The energy efficient Innovation Center unveiled in 2013 has been joined by a new chancery and a retrofitted chancery, both of which were designed with sustainability in mind. Later this year a new ambassador’s residence built to the same LEED Platinum standards will be added to the campus, which boasts natural ventilation and triple glazed windows in addition to a slew of other green design strategies. Read the rest of US Embassy in Helsinki Achieves LEED Platinum Status Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , green design , LED lighting , LEED Platinum US Embassy , Moore Ruble Yudell , sustainable design , triple glazed windows , US Embassy Helsinki

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Bangkok May Be Swamped By Rising Seas, Sinking Land by 2030

September 6, 2011 by  
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A new report from the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the International Co-operation Agency highlights the imminent climate change threat to Bangkok. The report says that much of the city is already below sea level and the ground is sinking by 1.5-5 centimeters per year. By 2030 parts of the city may be underwater, with more than one million buildings, nearly all residential, subject to flooding of their ground floors for at least part of the year. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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We Need More Trees: Greeting Cards by Petz Scholtus Celebrate 2011 Year of the Forests (Interview)

December 7, 2010 by  
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All images via www.pokodesign.com We love this join-the-dots co-creative design for a New Year’s greeting card by our very own TreeHugger Barcelona correspondent Petz Scholtus .

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Corals Reefs Will Be Wiped Out By 2050, Expert Says

December 7, 2010 by  
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Photo by laszlo-photo via Flickr creative commons First the news was that if we don’t change our habits around fishing, all the world’s fisheries will be wiped out by 2050.

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