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2014-02-04 11:18:36

Demographic changes this century mean that elderly will be most vulnerable to impact of climate change The number of annual excess deaths caused by hot weather in England and Wales is projected to surge by 257% by the middle of the century, as a result of climate change and population growth, concludes research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The elderly (75+) will be most at risk, particularly in the South and the Midlands, the findings suggest....

2013-08-13 10:14:25

The ability of cities to combat the cause of climate change and to adapt to future weather patterns depends on where we live, new research suggests. Scientists at Newcastle University, UK, have revealed a "postcode lottery of preparedness" across the UK based on what each city is doing to not only reduce greenhouse emissions but also adapt to future climate change and extremes of weather such as flooding and drought. Devising a new way of ranking cities - the 'Urban Climate Change...

2013-02-11 16:24:57

Scientists identify security risks from climate change, and recommend investments in monitoring and forecasting to prepare for growing threats Increasingly frequent extreme weather events such as droughts, floods, severe storms, and heat waves have focused the attention of climate scientists on the connections between greenhouse warming and extreme weather. Because of the potential threat to U.S. national security, a new study was conducted to explore the forces driving extreme weather...

2013-02-05 13:49:13

According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities' social, economic and natural systems. The report, Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment, authored by leading scientists and experts, emphasizes the need for increased coordination and planning to ensure U.S. coastal communities are resilient against the effects of climate change....

2012-08-15 10:21:25

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Solar is pleased to announce that they are one of the 16 reputable energy companies selected to receive a $30 million NY-Sun funding award from New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. This award will enable Dynamic to finance commercial and industrial photovoltaic (PV) projects at sites throughout New York City and the lower Hudson Valley. As part of the Governor's NY-Sun initiative, the funding will assist businesses and other facilities in...

2012-06-06 06:22:34

CLEVELAND, and ALBERTA, Canada, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NineSigma, the leading innovation partner to organizations worldwide, today announced that it is helping the Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation reach out to the world to solicit and fund the development of new technology solutions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Alberta, Canada. NineSigma specializes in open innovation, a strategy for accessing new ideas, technologies, or solutions...

2012-05-13 23:00:45

Energy production faces unprecedented uncertainty. Increased awareness about the effects of climate change and dependence on fossil fuels has prompted policymakers and scientists to rethink their strategies. The Renewable Energy industry in Australia has both benefited from and been a victim of these changing tides, as increased investment and support has been offset by delayed implementation and political populism. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on...

2012-04-21 23:01:45

One Stop Green completes a solar photovoltaic install for a 3.86kW system in Piney Point, Texas that includes expansion for additional modules. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 After conducting an initial site survey and identifying the ideal area for a solar photovoltaic system, One Stop Green, an online retailer for energy efficient products and installer of solar photovoltaic systems for residential and commercial properties, has completed the installation of a 3.86kW system, which...

2012-03-29 14:21:57

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Renewable Energy Accountability Project (REAP) salutes the Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) for introducing a legislative resolution (AJR 35) to prevent the toxic trade of dirty coal shipments from West Coast ports. AJR 35 is sponsored by the Renewable Energy Accountability Project. "The Renewable Energy Accountability Project congratulates Assemblyman Williams for his courage and strong commitment to...

2012-02-23 08:00:00

New York's Best Energy Power sought experts at Utah's TRA-MAGE to design solar panel attachment systems on 23 projects generating 1.5 million kilowatts of power. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 TRA-MAGE, Inc engineers and manufactures mounting systems for attaching solar panels to roofs ensuring that code requirements are met and the systems are sound. It is a lot more complicated than the uninitiated might imagine. The average house with solar panels generates about 10...