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Jill Pelto: Artist Inspired by Climate Change

Artists are inspired by anything and everything. But how many artists are influenced by climate change? Using a scientific phenomenon to create a work of art isn’t a likely scenario for many visual artists but one exception is artist and scientist Jill Pelto. Recently Pelto’s work was the subject of an art segment of PBS Newshour.

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Divesting in Fossil Fuels Shapes the Financial Market

We posted back in January about the first major event on climate change for investors and business at a meeting called “The 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk” held at the United Nations in NYC. The summit hosted some 500 global investors who, in total, represented an estimated $22tn in assets and represented a new direction

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Future aircraft to limit CO2 Emissions

Britain’s low-cost airline EasyJet  will soon be testing its new hybrid airplane. The aircraft will run on fuel cells as well as use regenerative braking to reclaim energy during landings. The fuel cells will power the plane’s electric motors when taxing on the ground, traditionally the time when aircraft uses about four percent of the plane’s

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2016 OCEAN SCIENCES MEETING FEB 21-26

The 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting will be held 21-26 February 2016 in New Orleans, LA. This meeting happens every two years and is unique because it brings together a wide range of scientists, engineers, students, educators and policy makers from the international community and who are on the cutting edge of oceanic research. Expected to

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