|Nenana Ice Classic Festival- Since 1917 the town of Nenana, south of Fairbanks, marks the approach of spring with the Nenana Ice Classic Festival. The sale of $2.50 tickets last year generated a $303,000 prize jackpot, shared among 22 winners, who had predicted the exact minute the ice would break up at a specific spot on the Tanana River.|
"The global average annual mass loss of more than half a metre (glacial) water equivalent during the decade of
1996 to 2005 represents twice the ice loss of the previous decade (1986–95)
and over four times the rate of the decade from 1976 to 1985."
|U.S. Climate Change Science Program. Events Page.|
|Summit on America's Climate Choices Group, National Academies of Sciences.|
|Climate Change Technology Conference a Canadian/International forum for engineers, scientists, policy advisors, industry and other stakeholders to share and exchange new information and ideas for dealing with climate change and global warming. It also provides an opportunity for participants to keep abreast of emerging techniques and technologies for the mitigation of and adaptation to, the impacts of climate change.|
|4 Degrees and Beyond, 8-30 September 2009, Oxford.
The University of Oxford, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and the Met Office are hosting a conference on the implications of a large climate warming for society, ecosystems and the earth-system..
|Urban Research Symposium "Cities and Climate Change:
Responding to an Urgent Agenda" Marseille, France
June 28-30, 2009.
|Brita Climate Ride, fully-supported, 5-day bike ride from NYC to DC where you pedal to raise money and awareness of climate change and hope for a future powered by renewable energy.|
We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind
themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation...
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme have just listed endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) a "global threat" after the release of a collaborative study.
Recent Building Blog Posts
The earth-house uses the ground as an insulating blanket that efficiently protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events.
Underground homes with a modern bent. A large thermal mass stabilizes inside temperatures, giving you free heat in the winter, free cooling in the summer.
For those in northern, high altitude or windy climates who wish to grow their food year round. Take advantage of the insulating properties of the Earth.
Ingenious ways to stack firewood.
Recent Art Blog Posts
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
The many voices of the film share a unified vision: we must start acting as a planetary civilization.
a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
Hazaribagh is ranked among the 30 most polluted places in the world.
By the directors of Food, Inc.