Environmental Sustainability

What a decline of biodiversity below 'safe' threshold means for Earth

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http://www.csmonitor.com - Rowena Lindsay
This photo taken July 8, 2016, shows a bee exploring a flower in a field of donated land in Northeast Vancouver, Wash.  Amanda Cowan/The Columbian/AP
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Earth's ecosystems are becoming more fragile, a study suggests, as biodiversity loss threatens their ability to preform functions vital to their survival and ours.  About 58 percent of land on earth has dropped below the biodiversity safe limit, due largely to human land use practices, says a new study published Thursday in Science.
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Shattered records show climate change is an emergency today, scientists warn

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https://www.theguardian.com - Damian Carrington
Flooding in Straiton, Scotland, in December. Scientists say it will increase in future. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA
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Unprecedented temperature levels mean more heatwaves, flooding, wildfires and hurricanes as experts say global warming is here and affecting us now.

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Geodesign Session 2 - Brazil

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Global Energy Network International
Global Classroom Summer Series 2015
GeoDesign
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- Thursday July 9, 2015 - "Sustainable Development and Resilient Systems. Why and How our world has changed."

Geodesign* - Engineering the Transition to
Renewable Energy and Clean Water for All
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Geodesign Session 2 - San Diego and Baja

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Global Energy Network International
Global Classroom Summer Series 2015
GeoDesign
SESSION 2
- Thursday July 9, 2015 - "Sustainable Development and Resilient Systems. Why and How our world has changed."

Geodesign* - Engineering the Transition to
Renewable Energy and Clean Water for All
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Neil Stallings

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Neil Stallings

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Vice President - Green Century Capital Management

Neil is with Green Century Capital Management, a mutual fund company founded over 20 years ago by a partnership of environmental advocacy organizations, which is still owned by their nonprofit founders.  Their funds seek competitive returns for investors while putting their money to work for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. ... Read more about Neil Stallings

Michael Russell

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Michael Russell

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Lane Sharman

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Lane Sharman

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Management Consultant, Solana Energy & Co-Founder, San Diego Energy District Foundation

Lane Sharman is a senior executive with experience in power project development, regulatory affairs, and government relations.  He is a business model innovator and strategic management and financial advisor. ... Read more about Lane Sharman

Simon Mayeski

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Simon Mayeski

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Solana Energy Consultant Volunteer - SanDiego350

Simon Mayeski is a founding member of SanDiego 350. He has focused on the  Regional Plan for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), paying particular attention to SANDAG’s responsibility to fight global climate change in California. He has also helped organize SanDiego350′s rallies and marches and currently serves on the group’s Public Policy committee, and serves as the organization’s treasurer. He also serves as campaign treasurer for a number of San Diego area political candidates. ... Read more about Simon Mayeski

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