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HELP SAVE THE PLANET APPS

With Earth Day 2016 now behind us, we’d like to keep the vibe going and share a short list of apps geared towards saving the planet.  We found this list on Dailydot.com, a site worth checking out. In this age of touch and click, these apps may give you a sense of involvement when it

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SOLAR PLANE A SUCCESS

Flying an airplane fueled only by the sun is not only possible, it has been done with great success. Early yesterday morning, the solar-powered plane named Solar Impulse 2 landed in California after flying over the Pacific ocean, a route that precluded emergency landings. The 62-hour non-stop flight began in Kalaeloa, Hawaii on April 21st

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Global Droughts & Climate Change

Globally  many areas are struggling with intense drought. One of the worst affected is Ethiopia, which has been dealing with drought for over 50 years, impacting over 10 million people. The need for emergency aid has increased for 2016. Ethiopian farmers have been unable to plant for two seasons leaving the country without much of

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4TH INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION CONFERENCE

Adaptation Futures 2016 is the fourth PROVIA worldwide adaptation conference. It will be held in Rotterdam from 10 to 13 May 2016. The conference aims to move climate change adaptation forward by promoting solutions across sectors, borders and communities. Scholars, practitioners, policymakers and business people will gather from all around the world to exchange new and

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Cities Are Pushing For Zero-Energy Buildings

Many cities worldwide have started taking their own initiatives to adapt to climate change by building or transforming structures to have zero net emissions buildings as a way to cut their carbon footprint while saving on energy costs. Buildings contribute a major part of global greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore the building sector  is finding lots of

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