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Climate change is the fight of our lives – yet we can hardly bear to look at it

Climate change is the fight of our lives – yet we can hardly bear to look at it | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
Naomi Klein: We're products of an industrial project, a project linked to fossil fuels. But humans have changed before and can change again

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Do Scores of Tornadoes Slamming Midwest Redefine “Tornado Alley?”

Do Scores of Tornadoes Slamming Midwest Redefine “Tornado Alley?” | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
Death and disaster strike a handful of Midwest states over weekend, including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Ohio—states not part of the traditional "Tornado Alley."
    

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IKEA Foundation donates Euro 2 million to UNICEF to help children and families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan

IKEA Foundation donates Euro 2 million to UNICEF to help children and families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it

GENEVA, 11 November 2013 – IKEA Foundation has donated Euro 2 million to UNICEF to support relief efforts in the aftermath of the Super Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on 8 November. Current estimates indicate that 4 million children could now be affected by the disaster. Funds from the IKEA Foundation, UNICEF’s largest corporate partner, will help UNICEF to reach children and families as quickly as possible with critical water and sanitation supplies, to help protect their health and safety following the disaster.

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Changing mindsets is key to preventing social and environmental disaster

Changing mindsets is key to preventing social and environmental disaster | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
We need to listen to Einstein and change the way we think if there's any chance of creating a sustainable society

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This Pulsing Earth

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If you are off the planet with a camera looking down at Earth, the seasons seem like breaths.

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What is sustainability?'s curator insight, October 22, 2013 7:22 AM

Great view...

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This is just amazingly awesome! 

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Our response to climate change will seal the future - Salt Lake Tribune

Our response to climate change will seal the future - Salt Lake Tribune | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
Our response to climate change will seal the future
Salt Lake Tribune
I've been wanting to write about climate change for a long time but it's been too hot. Utahns have an unusually good perspective on climate change.
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In Case of Emergency: My Cellphone Knows What to Do | NYTimes.com

In Case of Emergency: My Cellphone Knows What to Do | NYTimes.com | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it

I am lucky. I’ve never been in a disaster or in a situation where I worried about my survival. Perhaps that’s because I have lived in safe places and not tried too many risky activities. When my wife was a girl, though, she had to call a mountain rescue team after getting lost in difficult weather. Back then, she had to rely on her wits and a basic cellphone to call for help. Now, when emergencies or disasters strike, smartphone apps can offer detailed assistance.

 

The American Red Cross has an app that can alert you to common natural disasters so you can prepare in advance. The free Earthquake app for iOS or Android, for instance, has a main page with a big “alert” button that brings up information on global earthquake activity or notifies you about areas you have programmed in. This makes it handy for warnings about your own location or that of a relative living elsewhere. If an alert is issued, your phone can inform you automatically. The app’s “prepare” menu tells you what to do when you get an alert, during an earthquake and immediately after. If you are inside a building, for example, it will tell you to “drop, cover and hold on.” The sections are clearly written and easy to follow.

 

This app and its peers are specific to one disaster type — there’s also one for tornadoes, one for hurricanes, another for wildfires and more. This means if you live in an area vulnerable to more than one kind of natural disaster, you may have to set up several apps.

 

Among apps that can help you deal with a medical emergency, one of the most comprehensive is the $2 iOS app Army First Aid. This app contains information on a wide range of first aid situations, including injuries, shock and snake bites. It is set up in chapters, like a book, and each section is written in plain English and illustrated.

 

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Warmer winters have brought a troublesome pest to New Jersey: Asian tiger mosquitoes

Warmer winters have brought a troublesome pest to New Jersey: Asian tiger mosquitoes | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
Asian tiger mosquitoes are a subtropical species which can harbor more than 30 viruses that can be dangerous to humans and has been in New Jersey since 1995.

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A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change | US EPA

A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change | US EPA | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it

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Climate change will disrupt energy supplies, DOE warns

Climate change will disrupt energy supplies, DOE warns | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it

"U.S. energy supplies will likely face more disruptions because of climate change and extreme weather, which have already led to blackouts and less power produced at nuclear plants, a government report says."

 

"'It (climate change) is a very serious problem and it will get worse,' says Jonathan Pershing, who oversaw the report's development. While impacts will vary by region, 'no part of the country is immune,' he says. He adds that climate change is exacerbating extreme events. 'Sea level rise made Sandy worse,' Pershing says, noting that it intensified flooding. When the superstorm slammed the East Coast last year, it took down power lines, damaged power plants and left millions of people in the dark. The report comes one week after President Obama, describing climate change as a threat to future generations, called for action to address the problem 'before it's too late.' He said he aims to cut heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing power plants. Echoing other research, the DOE report makes the case for why such reductions are needed. It says coastal power plants are at risk from sea level rise and power lines operate less efficiently in higher temperatures. 'The report accurately outlines the risks to the energy sector in the United States' and should serve as a 'wake-up call,' says Jennifer Morgan, deputy director of climate and energy at the World Resources Institute, a non-profit that advocates for sustainability."


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In Case of Emergency: My Cellphone Knows What to Do | NYTimes.com

In Case of Emergency: My Cellphone Knows What to Do | NYTimes.com | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it

I am lucky. I’ve never been in a disaster or in a situation where I worried about my survival. Perhaps that’s because I have lived in safe places and not tried too many risky activities. When my wife was a girl, though, she had to call a mountain rescue team after getting lost in difficult weather. Back then, she had to rely on her wits and a basic cellphone to call for help. Now, when emergencies or disasters strike, smartphone apps can offer detailed assistance.

 

The American Red Cross has an app that can alert you to common natural disasters so you can prepare in advance. The free Earthquake app for iOS or Android, for instance, has a main page with a big “alert” button that brings up information on global earthquake activity or notifies you about areas you have programmed in. This makes it handy for warnings about your own location or that of a relative living elsewhere. If an alert is issued, your phone can inform you automatically. The app’s “prepare” menu tells you what to do when you get an alert, during an earthquake and immediately after. If you are inside a building, for example, it will tell you to “drop, cover and hold on.” The sections are clearly written and easy to follow.

 

This app and its peers are specific to one disaster type — there’s also one for tornadoes, one for hurricanes, another for wildfires and more. This means if you live in an area vulnerable to more than one kind of natural disaster, you may have to set up several apps.

 

Among apps that can help you deal with a medical emergency, one of the most comprehensive is the $2 iOS app Army First Aid. This app contains information on a wide range of first aid situations, including injuries, shock and snake bites. It is set up in chapters, like a book, and each section is written in plain English and illustrated.

 

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What Causes Droughts?

What Causes Droughts? | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
Droughts are common in many parts of the world. Droughts are caused by low precipitation over an extended period of time and can make an area so arid that crops fail and famines are common.

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Critical Updates During Emergencies | Federal Telemedicine News

In response to Hurricane Sandy, FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) has activated the Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS) a voluntary, web-based system. Communications providers including wireless, wireline, broadcast, cable, and Voice over Internet Protocol providers use DIRS to report communications infrastructure status and situational awareness information during times of crisis.

 

In times of a major disaster such as Sandy, the FCC and the Department of Homeland Security’s National Communication System need to have accurate information on the status of communications services in the disaster area particularly during restoration efforts.

 

Through DIRS, the FCC can receive information on outages related to 9-1-1 centers, broadcast stations, and public safety communications systems. However, vital information on outages can also come through the FCC’s mandatory Network Outage Reporting System (NORS).

The FCC encourages all communications providers to enroll in DIRS to be better prepared to respond and recover in the event of a disaster as it is important for communities to receive critical updates and risk communications information from reliable and credible sources during emergencies.

 

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Hans Rosling – 200 years of global change

STOCKHOLM 28 September 2013

 

Professor Hans Rosling (Gapminder and Karolinska Institutet)

 

The first public forum for the launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Working Group I Summary for Policymakers, Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis.


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5 Tricks for Teaching Your Kids about the CHOCOLATE in their Favorite Halloween Treats

5 Tricks for Teaching Your Kids about the CHOCOLATE in their Favorite Halloween Treats | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
Before you send your kids out the door to collect their Halloween candy, give them a quick tutorial on the origins of their favorite chocolate goodies.

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Amazon Rainforest Workshops's curator insight, October 18, 2013 11:27 AM

Did you know chocolate comes from cacao - an understory tree from the rainforest?  Help your students make the connection today with these resources from @rainforestalliance! 

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American Red Cross Digital Operations Center

For more information visit http://www.radian6.com/ We recently had the opportunity to learn more about how the American Red Cross is using their new Digital ...

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Laura Chau's curator insight, October 14, 2013 11:03 AM

This article details the first-ever Digital Operations Center (the DigiDOC) devoted to humanitarian relief efforts at the American Red Cross (ARC), which provides a holistic view of all public conversation about any given emergency. The DigiDOC uses text analytics to identify and aggregate public comments and posts on various social mediums, to turn relevant data into actionable data and facilitate real-time responses.

 

Further information regarding the types of visualizations the DigiDOC displays (Heat Map, Community, Universe, and Conversation Dashboard) can be found at http://idisaster.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/american-red-cross-digital-ops-your-questions-their-answers/. Overall, these have improved the ARC’s ability to source data and identify trends in disaster-affected areas, better anticipate and respond to disaster needs, and help connect people to the necessary resources during emergencies. Therefore, these changes have enabled greater efficiency and enhanced legitimacy for their humanitarian services, as well as increased overall public engagement.

 

However, with many people having the power to publicly broadcast real-time information, there is a risk of false reports—particularly for disaster relief organizations. As the magnitude of similar needs will determine the response to deploy, this example emphasizes the importance for organizations to develop a protocol to filter the “cries for help” from the “cries of wolf”.

 

 

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Fracking poses risk to UK farm animals and food safety, experts warn

Fracking poses risk to UK farm animals and food safety, experts warn | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
US researchers behind a study that showed links between gas drilling and sickness in livestock say a moratorium should be imposed on fracking in the UK until its impact on food safety can be assessed.
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Current Fire Activity: Yosemite Fire Information and Updates - Yosemite National Park

Current Fire Activity: Yosemite Fire Information and Updates - Yosemite National Park | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
Yosemite Fire Information and Updates

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Greenland's Melting: Creating A Different Climate than Earth Has Ever Seen

Greenland's Melting: Creating A Different Climate than Earth Has Ever Seen | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it

July 28, 2013 Rolling Stone

Greenland's ice sheets are melting faster than anyone predicted. Why  glaciologist Jason Box's radical theory may not be so radical after all...

The expedition, called the Dark Snow Project, is the first crowd-sourced scientific research trip to Greenland. “The old ways of doing things aren’t working,” Box tells me one evening. “I want to pursue big ideas, but I also want to communicate them in ways that the public understands. Scientists need to do everything they can to wake people up. It is our job, our moral responsibility.”http://www.rollingstone.com/greenland-melting?stop_mobi=yes

 

July 25, 2013 NASA Climate Change: News -
AN UNRECOGNIZABLE ARCTIC Arctic systems may be reaching “tipping points” [2]—critical moments in time where a small change has large, potentially irreversible impacts (see sidebar) http://climate.nasa.gov/news/958

 

August 26, 2013 TerraDaily
SEA ICE DECLINE SPURS THE GREENING OF THE ARCTIC http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Sea_ice_decline_spurs_the_greening_of_the_Arctic_999.html

 

 

CHANGING OUR WORLD FOREVER: THIN ICE: THE WAY TO A NEW ARCTIC ECOSYSTEM  http://sco.lt/5j55xh

 

August 2, 2013 TerraDaily
REPORT: LOSS OF SEA ICE CAUSING DRASTIC IMPACT ON MARINE FOOD WEB AND LAND-BASED ECOLOGICAL CHANGES http://www.terradaily.com/reports/UM_Researcher_Finds_Loss_of_Sea_Ice_Causes_Ecological_Changes_999.html

 

 

 

August 6, 2013 Science Codex
MARINE LIFE SPAWNS SOONER AS OCEANS WARM, RE-ARRANGING MARINE LANDSCAPE  http://www.sciencecodex.com/marine_life_spawns_sooner_as_oceans_warm-117042

 

 

May 12, 3013 About My Planet

ACIDIFICATION OF OCEANS RISKING ECOSYSTEMS
http://www.aboutmyplanet.com/climate-change/acidification-risking-ecosystems-of-oceans/

 

August 26, 2013 Time Magazine
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION WILL MAKE CLIMATE CHANGE WORSE http://science.time.com/2013/08/26/ocean-acidification-will-make-climate-change-worse/

 

 

August 13, 2013 Alaska Dispatch

FROZEN DEBRIS LANDSLIDES THREATEN ALASKA PIPELINE AND ALASKA'S ECONOMY http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130813/only-alaska-creeping-frozen-landslide-threatens-critical-highway-and-pipeline

 

April 13, 2013 Counter Currents
ARCTIC WILL BE ALMOST COMPLETELY ICE-FREE BY 2020 http://www.countercurrents.org/cc130413.htm

 

July 20, 2013 Think Progress
GREENLAND AND ANTARCTICA "MAY BE VULNERABLE TO RAPID ICE LOSS THROUGH CATASTROPHIC DISINTEGRATION" http://www.globalpossibilities.org/greenland-and-antarctica-may-be-vulnerable-to-rapid-ice-loss-through-catastrophic-disintegration/

 

 

ANTARCTIC ICE LOSS HAVING PROFOUND EFFECTS ON OCEAN FLOOR ECOLOGY  http://sco.lt/6cuyFF

 

August 1, 2013 Summit County Citizens Voice

WHAT IF ARCTIC SEA ICE DOESN'T FORM IN WINTER? http://summitcountyvoice.com/2013/08/01/climate-what-if-arctic-sea-ice-doesnt-form-in-winter/

 

POLAR BEARS 'MAY NEED TO BE FED BY HUMANS TO SURVIVE'  http://sco.lt/7JCUk5

 

August 5, 2013 Environment News Service

GLOBAL SCIENTIST SHOCKED BY TRUE SCALE OF OCEAN WARMING http://ens-newswire.com/2013/08/05/global-scientists-shocked-by-true-scale-of-ocean-warming/

 

August 9, 2013 Living on Earth
SECRET CASH FOR CLIMATE DENIAL: Investigating the anonymously funded Donor’s Trust and Donor’s Capital Fund http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=13-P13-00032&segmentID=2

 

 

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VIDEO - Moyers and Company

***** "ENDING THE SILENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE - THE POLITICS" http://sco.lt/5St5Cj

 

 

August 01, 2013 Mongabay
CLIMATE COULD WARM MORE RAPIDLY THAN ANY TIME IN THE LAST 65 MILLION YEARS According to a new review of 27 climate models, scientists say the global climate is likely to experience a warmth as great as any in the last 65 million years, only much, much faster... http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0801-hance-climate-pace.html

 

GLOBAL WARMING IS HERE TO STAY, WHICHEVER WAY YOU LOOK AT IT http://sco.lt/6Na6zJ

 

VIDEO

 

March 3, 2013 The Energy Collective

*** MELTING PERMAFROST = A CLIMATE CHANGE TIME BOMB http://theenergycollective.com/globalwarmingisreal/193961/permafrost-climate-change-time-bomb

 

New Scientist

MAJOR METHANE RELEASE IS ALMOST INEVITABLE http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23205-major-methane-release-is-almost-inevitable.html

 

ARCTIC IS RELEASING HUNDREDS, PERHAPS THOUSANDS, OF ENORMOUS PLUMES OF METHANE DIRECTLY INTO EARTH' ATMOSPHERE http://sco.lt/6W97Mf

 

 

 

ARCTIC MELTING, OCEAN 'ACIDIFYING RAPIDLY': HIGHEST LEVELS IN 55 MILLION YEARS http://sco.lt/6yog9x

 

May 12, 3013 About My Planet

ACIDIFICATION OF OCEANS RISKING ECOSYSTEMS
http://www.aboutmyplanet.com/climate-change/acidification-risking-ecosystems-of-oceans/

 

 

OBAMA'S ARCTIC STRATEGY SETS OFF A CLIMATE TIME BOMB.  THE SUICIDAL RACE FOR ARCTIC'S NATURAL RESOURCES  http://sco.lt/5pPxWD

 

August 4, 2013 Care2
HOW TO DESTROY ALASKA IN 4 EASY STEPS: A U.S. GOVERNMENT HANDBOOK  http://www.care2.com/causes/destroy-alaska-in-4-easy-steps-a-u-s-government-handbook.html

 

 

 

WORLD CAN'T WAIT UNTIL 2020 ON CLIMATE CHANGE, SAYS NEW HIGHLY-DISTURBING INTERNATION ENERGY AGENCY REPORT http://sco.lt/82bCM5

 

LIVING IN THE ANTHROPOCENE: TOWARD A NEW GLOBAL ETHOS http://sco.lt/6FzKSX

 

 

KRILL SUPER-TRAWLERS PUSHING ANTARCTIC PENGUINS AND SEA LIFE TOWARD EXTINCTION  http://sco.lt/5G7sMj

 

 

 

Latest in GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE News by @pdjmoo on @scoopit http://sco.lt/7Myakz

 

 


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Larry Glover's curator insight, February 6, 2015 7:00 PM

The fundamental invitation and challenge is a shift in human identity.

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YOU ARE INVITED TO FOLLOW MY NEWS AGGREGATES [url=/u/179070 x-already-notified=1]pdjmoo[/url]

 

▶  CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet

▶  BIODIVERSITY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

▶  OUR OCEANS http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us

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Rates of Basal Melt of Antarctic Ice Shelves (melting of the shelves from underneath)

Rates of Basal Melt of Antarctic Ice Shelves (melting of the shelves from underneath) | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it

"Rates of basal melt of Antarctic ice shelves (melting of the shelves from underneath) overlaid on a 2009 mosaic of Antarctica created from data from NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard NASA's Terra and Aqua spacecraft. Red shades denote melt rates of less than 5 meters (16.4 feet) per year (freezing conditions), while blue shades represent melt rates of greater than 5 meters (16.4 feet) per year (melting conditions). The perimeters of the ice shelves in 2007-2008, excluding ice rises and ice islands, are shown by thin black lines. Each circular graph is proportional in area to the total ice mass loss measured from each ice shelf, in gigatons per year, with the proportion of ice lost due to the calving of icebergs denoted by hatched lines and the proportion due to basal melting denoted in black. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UC Irvine/Columbia University"


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Why the City of Miami Is Doomed to Drown

Why the City of Miami Is Doomed to Drown | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it

"Sea-level rise is not a hypothetical disaster. It is a physical fact of life on a warming planet, the basic dynamics of which even a child can understand: Heat melts ice. Since the 1920s, the global average sea level has risen about nine inches, mostly from the thermal expansion of the ocean water. But thanks to our 200-year-long fossil-fuel binge, the great ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are starting to melt rapidly now, causing the rate of sea-level rise to grow exponentially.

 

The latest research, including an assessment by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, suggests that sea level could rise more than six feet by the end of the century.

 

James Hansen, the godfather of global-warming science, has argued that it could increase as high as 16 feet by then – and Wanless believes that it could continue rising a foot each decade after that. 'With six feet of sea-level rise, South Florida is toast,' says Tom Gustafson, a former Florida speaker of the House and a climate-change-policy advocate. Even if we cut carbon pollution overnight, it won't save us. Ohio State glaciologist Jason Box has said he believes we already have 70 feet of sea-level rise baked into the system.

 

Of course, South Florida is not the only place that will be devastated by sea-level rise. London, Boston, New York and Shanghai are all vulnerable, as are low-lying underdeveloped nations like Bangladesh. But South Florida is uniquely screwed, in part because about 75 percent of the 5.5 million people in South Florida live along the coast. And unlike many cities, where the wealth congregates in the hills, southern Florida's most valuable real estate is right on the water. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development lists Miami as the number-one most vulnerable city worldwide in terms of property damage, with more than $416 billion in assets at risk to storm-related flooding and sea-level rise."


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LivingHomes C6: Affordable, Sustainable and Prefabricated

LivingHomes C6: Affordable, Sustainable and Prefabricated | WeatherMuse | Scoop.it
LivingHomes has just announced the launch of their first well-designed, affordable and sustainable prefabricated home known as C6.

Starting at $179,000, the home is nearly half the cost of most other LivingHomes models and includes 34 tons of carbon offsets. It is the first to achieve LEED® Platinum and feature Cradle-to-Cradle inspired materials.

C6 was designed by the architects of LivingHomes in collaboration with Make It Right, a nonprofit founded by Brad Pitt and renowned architect William McDonough to build 150 Cradle to Cradle inspired LEED Platinum homes in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward. A portion of the proceeds from each C6 will help support the efforts of Make It Right...


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