climate change mitigation

North Carolina to Study Sea Level Rise for the Nation

Article: North Carolina to Study Sea Level Rise for the Nation

RALEIGH, North Carolina, February 26, 2009 (ENS) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is awarding $5 million to the state of North Carolina for a statewide risk assessment and mitigation strategy demonstration of the potential impacts of sea level rise caused by climate change. Announcing the award on Tuesday, FEMA Regional Administrator Phil May said…

First Galapagos Wind Turbines to Halve Diesel Imports

Article: First Galapagos Wind Turbines to Halve Diesel Imports

QUITO, Ecuador, February 20, 2008 (ENS) – To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Galapagos’ Islands discovery, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa Monday launched a program to end the use of fossil fuels on the Galapagos by 2015. The initiative is led by the San Cristobal Wind Project, which erected three wind turbines near the town…