Thu, 17 Sep 2009 18:35:03 GMT
Climate Wizard enables technical and non-technical audiences alike to access leading climate change information and visualize the impacts anywhere on Earth. The first generation of this web-based program allows the user to choose a state or country and both assess how climate has changed over time and to project what future changes are predicted to occur in a given area. ClimateWizard represents the first time ever the full range of climate history and impacts for a landscape have been brought together in a user-friendly format.
Wed, 16 Sep 2009 16:23:38 GMT
This Climate Community site (UNDPCC) presents information on key climate change issues including the economic and policy implications of climate change and analyses of climate change negotiations. It also features an extensive library with documents in multiple languages and forums to share information and resources. UNDPCC was launched under the UNDP Environment & Energy Group project, Capacity Development for Policy Makers to Address Climate Change.
Unlocking the Potential for Sustainable Design
Wed, 16 Sep 2009 13:38:57 GMT
The opportunities for sustainable design are everywhere, says Majora Carter, and they are limitless — from the simple act of pruning a tree or crafting a chair from discarded wooden pallets to transforming an urban wasteland into a park.
Office Carbon Footprint Tool
Tue, 15 Sep 2009 21:49:09 GMT
This tool was created to assist organizations in making decisions to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with their activities. It allows users to develop an estimate of their GHG emissions from a variety of sources including company-owned vehicle transportation; purchased electricity; waste disposal; and leased assets, franchises, and outsourced activities. The Office Carbon Footprint Tool (updated to version 1.2) is available as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (self-extracting WinZip file, 810K).
Choosing a Responsible Recycler: A Guide for Generators of Secondary Hazardous Materials
Tue, 15 Sep 2009 21:41:07 GMT
Brochure targeted at businesses that are planning to recycle outdated equipment, including electronics. Provides a standard set of questions to ask before sending materials to be recycled. [PDF, 2 p.]
University of Illinois Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research (CABER) Blog
Wed, 09 Sep 2009 13:20:48 GMT
This blog is produced by the Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research CABER) at the University of Illinois. This blog is a roundup of research news and related topics dealing with biofuels. It does not cover biofuel production and prices at this time.