1. Green infrastructure and climate change adaptation reports

    The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) recently released two new reports on improving community resilience and economic prosperity by incorporating climate change adaptation best practices into city planning strategies. The reports, The Value of Green Infrastructure for Urban Climate Adaptation and Lessons Learned on Local Climate Adaptation from the...
  2. In Philippines, 64,000 trees planted in 15 minutes

    From huffingtonpost.com– Speedy tree planting may be the answer to the world’s dwindling forest problem. On February 23, 2011 over 64,000 trees were planted in 15 minutes, breaking the world record for the most trees planted simultaneously. The Independent reports that almost 7,000 people helped to plant saplings in the...
  3. Emission Trading Program Cleared

    On December 16, the California Air Resources Board endorsed the state’s cap-and-trade regulation under the state’s greenhouse gas reduction law, AB32. The cap-and-trade regulation, along with several complementary measures, will drive the development of green jobs and set the state on track to a clean energy future, CARB predicts. “This...