Beyond Green Building: Morning Round-Up

Posted on: September 26th, 2007 by Patrice Frey

Rising Seas Likely to Flood U.S. History -- AP.  Ultimately, rising seas will likely swamp the first American settlement in
Jamestown, Va., as well as the Florida launch pad that sent the first American into orbit, many climate scientists are predicting.

Reporting from the UN: Schwarzenegger Steps Up, Moves Beyond Kyoto Washington Note. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger addressed to the UN general assembly session demonstrates that, while the federal government is not fully engaged in climate change policy, a number of states are.

Finding the Limits of LEED – Chronicle of Higher Education. Posting looks at the limits of LEED, especially in giving credit to existing buildings.  

Carbon windfall to go to clean energy: - Reuters.  The European Commission wants to back alternative energy like wind and solar with the money it raises from sales of carbon emissions permits, which could reach billions of euros, a senior EC official said on Wednesday.

World Energy Revolution Needed For Climate, Says Condoleezza Rice -- Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday the world needs a revolution on energy that transcends oil, gas and coal to prevent problems from climate change.

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