26 Sep '12, 12pm

Green Blog: Imagining a Warmer Arctic

Green Blog: Imagining a Warmer Arctic

Reuters Walruses on a floe in the Chukchi Sea. From more snowfall (which can act as an insulating blanket, keeping ice warm) to more storms and stronger winds and waves, a look at the implications of a potentially ice-free Arctic . [Scientific American] A development program has met its goal of bringing off-grid solar systems to 100,000 herder families in Mongolia. [The World Bank] Gov. Jerry Brown of California signs a law allowing self-driving cars onto public roads in the state. The cars, which are being developed by Google, rely on video cameras, radar sensors, lasers and a database of information collected from manually driven cars to help navigation. [Reuters] Examining how anti-fracking activism gained momentum in New York State. [The Nation]

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/26/imagining-a-war...

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e360.yale.edu 27 Sep '12, 6pm

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dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Sep '12, 1pm

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e360.yale.edu 01 Oct '12, 12pm

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earthtimes.org 23 Sep '12, 5pm

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yaleclimatemediaforum.org 22 Sep '12, 5am

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Dwindling Arctic Ice Signals a Clear Need for C...

switchboard.nrdc.org 30 Sep '12, 11am

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switchboard.nrdc.org 19 Sep '12, 6pm

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