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  • CPUC Report Shows Utilities Ahead of Renewable Energy Goals in Fight Against Climate Change

    The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently (11/13) released its annual Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) report showing that the program, which is one of the most ambitious in the country, is ahead of target and is helping to achieve large reductions in costs for renewable electricity. The state's RPS requires investor-owned utilities, electric service providers, and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Free Whitepaper about Risk Reduction on Airports

    Curious about risk reduction in Takeoff & Landing Performance Assessment? Feel free to download our whitepaper to discover how to improve efficiency in your TALPA process. Learn in our free whitepaper how you can improve both your security as well as your efficiency in TALPA with the help of new measurement technology MARWIS for runway surface weather detection. ...

  • Providing quality assurance to data delivered by Copernicus Climate Change Service

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL, in collaboration with the University of Reading and Telespazio France, has launched a major new project to ensure the Copernicus Climate ...

  • UNEP Report Calls For Stronger Policies To Limit Climate Change

    On November 3, 2016, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released the seventh UNEP Environment Emissions Gap Report, presenting a scientific assessment of global progress towards emissions reductions created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report found that if all Paris Agreement ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • WeatherTech GCC in its 2nd consecutive successful edition

    Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to launch the 2nd Annual WeatherTech GCC at The Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi. This edition is addressing accurate and next-generation weather forecasting and climate-change measurement technologies and services.. Dubai Municipality, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority, Abu Dhabi City ...

  • PG&E Named Global Leader on Climate Change

    October 26, 2016 -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced it has been named to the "Climate A List" by the CDP, an international not-for-profit that represents 827 investors with $100 trillion in assets.  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Report shows that climate change could cut coffee production by 50 percent in 2050

    With more than 2.25 billion cups of coffee being consumed on a daily basis, there’s no doubt that the coffee industry is at its finest. In fact, the industry is worth 19 Billion dollars worldwide. However, a recent study called A Brewing Storm showed that the coffee production could drop by 50 percent in a few decades if we don’t take the necessary actions. The study shows ...


    By BioNovelus Inc.

  • Europe must prepare for extreme weather

    Extreme weather, high winds and flooding are causing increasing disruption and damage in European cities, and local authorities and scientists are being warned that they need to act together to lessen the impact. Because storms do not respect country borders, regional long-term weather forecasting needs to be developed so that early warnings can be given for all areas that may be in the path of ...


    By Climate News Network

  • NOAA launches improved national streamflow forecast model

    In direct response to a call by the Obama administration for innovations in the conservation of domestic waterways earlier this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its partners on Aug. 16 unveiled a comprehensive forecasting model to ...

  • NOC hosts MARCDAT

    The NOC hosted and led the 4th International Workshop on Advances in the Use of Historical Climate data (MARCDAT-IV) from the 18th – 22nd July, with 47 participants from 12 countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, China (incl., Hong Kong), Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, UK and the USA). 26 institutions were represented, including national hydrological meteorological ...

  • Big Thompson Canyon Floods of 1976 and 2013: A Tale of Two Deadly and Destructive Weather Events

    Forty years ago on July 31, as Coloradoans and tourists celebrated the state’s centennial, between 12 and 14 inches of rain fell over a four-hour period in the mountains below the resort town of Estes Park, killing 143 people. The 1976 Big Thompson flood stands as the worst natural disaster in Colorado’s recorded history. A massive, prolonged rain event in September 2013 ...

  • Mapping the climate change challenge

    Plans and policies to achieve the goal set at the Paris Climate Summit in 2015 have yet to be fully developed and implemented. There is an important role for science to feed political discussions by communicating the costs and benefits of climate policies. One way to do so is through mapping that systematically explores the consequences of different choices. Two articles recently published in ...

  • NOC helps predict the monsoon

    The NOC is to play a key role in a UK-India collaborative project to predict monsoon rainfall over India by studying ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal. Today a team of scientists arrive in India in preparation for an expedition on an Indian research ship, deploying robot subs to determine the ocean’s role in the South Asian monsoon. The NOC participation in fieldwork will be undertaken ...

  • Record heat and record rainfall. Climate change has altered the GCC’s weather systems and increased the risk and regularity of extreme weather events

    In order to support improvement in GCC weather forecasting ability Advanced Conferences and Meetings (ACM) launched the WeatherTech GCC conference in 2015 the first event of its kind in the region to provide a platform to discuss optimization of next generation technologies to revolutionize the collection, analysis and distribution of weather forecasting data in the GCC.  This year ...

  • EMLab P&K Helps Mold Testing Specialists in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, helps mold testing clients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania through MoldRANGE Local Climate report. The enhanced versions of the patent-pending reports are now available for EMLab P&K’s clients who perform mold sampling in New Jersey and ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Trillions at risk from impacts of climate change – Report

    An average of US$2.5 trillion, or 1.8 per cent, of the world’s financial assets would be at risk from the impacts of climate change if global mean surface temperature rises by 2.5°C (4.5°F) above its pre-industrial level by 2100. These conclusions are presented in a new paper by researchers at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Past emissions cause mounting climate havoc

    Climate change has reached the point where it may outstrip the quickening efforts to slow it by reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, scientists say. They say humans are now releasing CO2 into the atmosphere 10 times faster than natural processes have ever done in the last 66 mi llion years, before the extinction of the dinosaurs. The ...


    By Climate News Network

  • New Sustainability Reporting Tool Released

    GRI has released The Next Era of Corporate Disclosure: Digital, Responsible, Interactive, a digital publication that maps out the future of sustainability reporting and disclosure. According to GRI, the future will involve new formats with organizations moving from annual reports to sustainability data exchange, while focusing ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Extreme Weather and Climate Change – They are linked!

    It is now possible to estimate the influence of climate change on some types of extreme events, such as heat waves, drought, and heavy precipitation, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The relatively new science of extreme event attribution has advanced rapidly in the past decade owing to improvements in the understanding of climate and weather ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Yukon climate change report confirms rapid warming and ecosystem changes

    A new and comprehensive report documenting climate change in Yukon has been released by the Northern Climate ExChange of the Yukon Research Centre (YRC). ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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