26 Mar '12, 1pm

On Our Radar: The State of the Planet: In advance of the Rio + 20 summit meeting in Brazil, specialists are meet...

Some 2,500 experts gather in London for a three-day conference on the state of the planet and on how global sustainability might be assured. Some 150 public events are planned around the world in tandem with the forum, called “Planet Under Pressure.” [Dot Earth] The majority of Americans, 56 percent, say President Obama is doing a good job protecting the environment , but only 42 percent say he is doing a good job improving the country’s energy policy. [Politico] After a breakdown in negotiations, lawyers for more than 11,000 Nigerians sue the oil giant Shell in London to seek compensation for two oil spills in the Niger Delta in 2008. [Agence France-Presse] It’s official: people taking part in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count reported four times as many snowy owl sightings as usual in the United States and Canada during the event, held Feb. 17 to 20. For many other sp...

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Green Blog: On Our Radar: The State of the Planet

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Some 2,500 experts gather in London for a three-day conference on the state of the planet and on how global sustainability...

Dot Earth Blog: Managing a Planet Under Pressure

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By 2050 or so, the human population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of peop...

Dot Earth Blog: Managing a Planet Under Pressur...

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By 2050 or so, the human population is expected to reach nine billion, essentially adding two Chinas to the number of peop...

Managing a Planet Under Pressure: #planet2012

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I’m heading to London overnight to engage in panel discussions on the roles of communication and governance in sustaining ...

Managing a Planet Under Pressure: #planet2012

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 26 Mar '12, 1am

I’m heading to London overnight to engage in panel discussions on the roles of communication and governance in sustaining ...

Not the most attractive gift for a Secretary of State

Not the most attractive gift for a Secretary of...

mrbrown.com 26 Mar '12, 12am

With Joy in P1, the wife and I had to attend a math seminar at her school for parents to learn how to teach their kids new...

Planet Under Pressure Conference - State of the Planet Declaration Issued: Earth has only one decade to pull its...

Planet Under Pressure Conference - State of the...

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Midway: A Symbol of Hope for Planet Earth

Midway: A Symbol of Hope for Planet Earth

treehugger.com 26 Mar '12, 12pm

Despite its location, or perhaps because of it, It is a vital place for many threatened and endangered species including L...

The Current State of Ruby concurrency

rubyflow.com 26 Mar '12, 12pm

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Global warming could explode ‘compost bombs’ al...

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@EarthHour at 8:30pm tonight: Dare the world to...

worldwildlife.org 31 Mar '12, 3pm

We only have one planet. You can help protect it. Participate in the world’s largest single campaign for the planet: Earth...

On Our Radar: Polluted Rivers

green.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Mar '12, 1pm

The Ohio River ranks first among American waterways in toxic discharges from industry, followed by the Mississippi and the...

Ball State Dedicates Largest Closed-Loop Geothermal System in America

Ball State Dedicates Largest Closed-Loop Geothe...

cleantechnica.com 26 Mar '12, 12pm

Indiana’s Ball State University last week dedicated the largest vertical closed-loop geothermal heating and cooling system...