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A.G. Schneiderman Issues Report Highlighting Need To Tackle Climate Change At State Level, Details Work Of Environmental Protection Bureau | Eric T. Schneiderman

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Report Highlighting Need To Tackle Climate Change At State Level, Details Work Of Environmental Protection Bureau | Eric T. Schneiderman | Environment | Scoop.it
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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States | weADAPT 4.0

The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States | weADAPT 4.0 | Environment | Scoop.it
SummaryThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report, which the IPCC is releasing in four parts between September 2013 and November 2014, is the work of 830 expert authors, from 85 countries. Its first three volumes already stretch to 5,000+ pages. Now the Climate and Development Knowledge Network and Overseas Development Institute have released a succinct guide to the assessment for...
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FEATURE: What do leaders of Small Island Developing States say about living with climate change?

FEATURE: What do leaders of Small Island Developing States say about living with climate change? | Environment | Scoop.it
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Critical Facilities Would Be Protected From Power Outages by New Jersey Bank

Critical Facilities Would Be Protected From Power Outages by New Jersey Bank | Environment | Scoop.it
Anew statesponsored bank in New Jersey soon will provide grants and loans formaking the states critical infrastructure more resilient to power outages fromextreme weather events. ...
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Cedric Grant takes over duties of New Orleans public works and S&WB

Cedric Grant takes over duties of New Orleans public works and S&WB | Environment | Scoop.it
Cedric Grant gained assent from the Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans Wednesday to take on the daunting task of managing all aspects of public buildings, streets, rights-of-way and everything beneath them. The board unanimously agreed to a cooperative endeavor...
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New Orleans East to Increase Access to Healthcare - New Orleans Magazine - July 2014 - New Orleans, LA

New Orleans East to Increase Access to Healthcare - New Orleans Magazine - July 2014 - New Orleans, LA | Environment | Scoop.it
New Orleans Magazine is a monthly lifestyle magazine that features articles on dining, going out, bars and nightclubs, shopping, events and political commentary by editor Errol Laborde.
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Poverty Point Becomes Louisiana's First World Heritage Site | NOLA DEFENDER

Poverty Point Becomes Louisiana's First World Heritage Site | NOLA DEFENDER | Environment | Scoop.it
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St. Rose Stench Traced to Crude | NOLA DEFENDER

St. Rose Stench Traced to Crude | NOLA DEFENDER | Environment | Scoop.it
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Take a lunch (or dinner) break to Pause 4 Paws

Take a lunch (or dinner) break to Pause 4 Paws | Environment | Scoop.it
...Or a breakfast break, and support animal welfare in New Orleans.
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Snakes in the Temple | NOLA DEFENDER

Snakes in the Temple | NOLA DEFENDER | Environment | Scoop.it
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Jindal Signs Bill to Kill Big Oil Suit | NOLA DEFENDER

Jindal Signs Bill to Kill Big Oil Suit | NOLA DEFENDER | Environment | Scoop.it
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In New Orleans, traditional public schools close for good

In New Orleans, traditional public schools close for good | Environment | Scoop.it
Major school district, devastated by 2005 hurricane, shifts entirely to charter schools, the first to do so.
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Budget lacking money for Gulf oil spill litigation

Budget lacking money for Gulf oil spill litigation | Environment | Scoop.it
Louisianas budget for next year doesnt include any money for the states ongoing litigation against BP for damages caused by the 2010 oil spill Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is asking lawmakers to add 15 million to the 2014 15 spending plans to
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Shifting perspectives on coastal impacts and adaptation | weADAPT 4.0

Shifting perspectives on coastal impacts and adaptation | weADAPT 4.0 | Environment | Scoop.it
Coastal regions under threat from climate change and sea-level rise need to tackle the more immediate threats of human-led and other non-climatic changes, according to a team of international scientists.The team of 27 scientists from five continents, led by Dr Sally Brown at the University of Southampton, reviewed 24 years of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessments (the fifth and latest set being published in 2013 and 2014). They focused on climate change and...
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We found that managing long-term coastal change requires more holistic thinking, taking account of multiple drivers other than climate change, and that more attention should be given to these drivers when making management and adaptation decisions.

 
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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States | weADAPT 4.0

The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States | weADAPT 4.0 | Environment | Scoop.it
SummaryThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report, which the IPCC is releasing in four parts between September 2013 and November 2014, is the work of 830 expert authors, from 85 countries. Its first three volumes already stretch to 5,000+ pages. Now the Climate and Development Knowledge Network and Overseas Development Institute have released a succinct guide to the assessment for...
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Climate Change Will Disrupt Half of North America’s Bird Species, Study Says - NYTimes.com

Climate Change Will Disrupt Half of North America’s Bird Species, Study Says - NYTimes.com | Environment | Scoop.it
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Detroit Mum on Proposal to Use Its Art as Collateral - NYTimes.com

Detroit Mum on Proposal to Use Its Art as Collateral - NYTimes.com | Environment | Scoop.it
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Proposed St. Tammany fracking operation must rework wetlands permit application, Corps of Engineers says

Proposed St. Tammany fracking operation must rework wetlands permit application, Corps of Engineers says | Environment | Scoop.it
The Louisiana Geological Survey has rendered invalid Helis Oil & Gas Co.'s application for an Army Corps of Engineers' wetlands permit for its proposed oil drilling and fracking project near Mandeville, the corps said Tuesday (Aug. 5). The move means...
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Drive-By Shooting on Frenchmen Street | NOLA DEFENDER

Drive-By Shooting on Frenchmen Street | NOLA DEFENDER | Environment | Scoop.it
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Drive-By Shooting on Frenchmen Street leaves victim dead  #NOLA DEFENDER | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

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Crowdsourcing resilience in New Orleans: A game for our home

Crowdsourcing resilience in New Orleans: A game for our home | Environment | Scoop.it
Mock-ups from a design techarrette on Saturday, May 31, 2014. Thirty or so data geeks, entrepreneurs, crowdsourcers, non-profits, UX developers, and coders were brought together by the White House Climate Data Initiative in partnership with the City of New Orleans, ESRI, Intel...
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Provides an overview of the 2014 New Orleans Tango Festival.
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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu drops plan for City Hall complex at Charity Hospital

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu drops plan for City Hall complex at Charity Hospital | Environment | Scoop.it
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced Wednesday (June 11) that he is dropping his plans to create a new City Hall and Civil District Court complex at the old Charity Hospital building, which has been out of use since Hurricane...
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4th New Orleans Loving Festival examines multiracial lives in words and images

4th New Orleans Loving Festival examines multiracial lives in words and images | Environment | Scoop.it
National Loving Day (June 12) each year takes its name from the 1967 civil rights lawsuit won by Richard and Mildred Loving; the interracial couple's "Loving v. Virginia" ended race-based legal restrictions on marriage in the United States.
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Lawyers: BP claims at risk if Jindal signs levee lawsuit bill

Lawyers: BP claims at risk if Jindal signs levee lawsuit bill | Environment | Scoop.it
Billions of dollars in damage claims filed by state and local government bodies stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill may soon hang in the balance, some legal …
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Six Hot New Openings You May Have Missed This Month

Six Hot New Openings You May Have Missed This Month | Environment | Scoop.it
The Franklin, now open in the Marigny Let's face it, May is a super busy month here in New Orleans. With festivals taking up every weekend and NOWFE just...
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