Tag: climate change

Why Planning for the Worst is Best in Coping With Climate Risks | GreenBiz

0inShare “It’s not a question of if a major hurricane will strike the New York area, but when,” former National Hurricane Center director Max Mayfield once told a congressional committee. Megan Linkin, an atmospheric perils specialist for Swiss Reinsurance America…

A U.S./EU Dogfight Over Greener Air Travel | BusinessWeek

American airlines are balking at new EU emission rules, but with British Airways and others on board, they may be fighting a battle they can’t win This August, U.S. airlines face their first big deadline to meet European Union rules…

Can China Go Green? | BusinessWeek

Beijing has big plans to curb pollution and start a cleantech industry. But the global recession and looming trade frictions will test its resolve China’s unprecedented growth in recent years has come at a terrible price. Two-thirds of its rivers…

Radio – The Leonard Lopate Show: Underreported: Climate Change | WNYC 3/06

2005 was the warmest year on record in the Northern Hemisphere. On today’s Underreported, we’ll focus our attention on climate change, and whether or not the effects of global warming are already being felt. We’ll look at some of the lesser-known issues currently being debated—from exploding beetle populations in the West, to the financial risks associated with global warming. Dr. Paul Epstein from the Center for Health and the Global Environment, Dr. Gavin Schmidt from NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and Adam Aston of BusinessWeek join us.

http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/2006/mar/16/underreported-climate-change/

The Race Against Climate Change — How top companies are reducing emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases | BusinessWeek

On Nov. 21 power company executives from all over the country gathered in the Pit, a spacious General Electric () auditorium in Crotonville, N.Y., to meet with GE CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt and his team. The day was overcast and…