mitigation efforts

New Global Climate Adaptation Network in the Works

Article: New Global Climate Adaptation Network in the Works

GLAND, Switzerland, February 5, 2009 (ENS) – A new international network of resource managers, scientists and decision-makers is being forged to help some of the most vulnerable ecosystems and societies cope with the impacts of global climate change. The Ecosystems and Livelihoods Adaptation Network, or ELAN, is being created as a collaboration between two of…

World Habitat Day Message: Harmonious, Greener Urbanization

Article: World Habitat Day Message: Harmonious, Greener Urbanization

NEW YORK, New York, October 6, 2008 (ENS) – By the end of this year, more than half of the world’s population will live in urban areas for the first time in human history, and it is no coincidence that climate change is now at the forefront of international debate, the top United Nations habitat…

Pennsylvania Governor Budgets $100 Million for Flood Control

Article: Pennsylvania Governor Budgets $100 Million for Flood Control

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, February 7, 2008 (ENS) – Declaring that Pennsylvania must act boldly to fix its huge number of structurally deficient bridges, high-hazard dams and outdated aviation and rail freight facilities, Governor Edward Rendell this week urged the General Assembly today to approve his rebuilding Pennsylvania proposal. The governor’s $28 billion budget proposals includes $100…

New Jersey Benefits From Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant Relicensing

Article: New Jersey Benefits From Oyster Creek Nuclear Plant Relicensing

TRENTON, New Jersey, January 4, 2008 (ENS) – The state of New Jersey has secured a habitat restoration and public access enhancement project for Barnegat Bay as a result of the federal government’s process for the proposed re-licensing of the Oyster Creek nuclear generating station in Lacey Township. “The mitigation efforts we are requiring will…