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US carbon experts see significant impetus for federal #capandtrade (Risk.net) #climate http://bit.ly/9OeN0E

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US carbon experts see significant impetus for federal #capandtrade (Risk.net) #climate http://bit.ly/9OeN0E

Bonica births a better baby registry

venturebeat.com
Babies are an ordeal to bring into the world, tough to raise, and really, really expensive to buy things for. Baby registry site Bonica can’t help with most of those things, but it does want to help parents make sure their babies have all the supplies they need. CEO Hans...
Bonica births a better baby registry

Reading - #Copenhagen Accord #climate pledges too weak: United Nations (@Reuters) #cop15 http://bit.ly/9aWWOr

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Reading - #Copenhagen Accord #climate pledges too weak: United Nations (@Reuters) #cop15 http://bit.ly/9aWWOr

Reading - Assessing risks and opportunities in a new era of #climate disclosure (@GreenBiz) http://bit.ly/anexeo

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Reading - Assessing risks and opportunities in a new era of #climate disclosure (@GreenBiz) http://bit.ly/anexeo

Reading - Arctic thaw frees overlooked greenhouse gas: study (@Reuters) #climate http://bit.ly/8Y6Qid

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Reading - Arctic thaw frees overlooked greenhouse gas: study (@Reuters) #climate http://bit.ly/8Y6Qid

Watching - CS Sunday: #Climate bill, ARPA-E, Podesta on #energy future & green rail (@CleanSkiesNews) http://bit.ly/9KCZMQ

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Watching - CS Sunday: #Climate bill, ARPA-E, Podesta on #energy future & green rail (@CleanSkiesNews) http://bit.ly/9KCZMQ

Top 50 Twitter climate accounts to follow

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Top 50 Twitter climate accounts to follow

Reading - Campaigners urge transparency on #climate aid (@alertnetclimate) http://bit.ly/cF0P69

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Reading - Campaigners urge transparency on #climate aid (@alertnetclimate) http://bit.ly/cF0P69

Just Ignore Massive Climate Fraud Says UN Chief Moon

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Just Ignore Massive Climate Fraud Says UN Chief Moon
Arctic oil boom sets stage for environmental and political battles of the century

Reading - Reading - Senators moving ‘rapidly’ on #climate bill, Kerry says (Bloomberg.com) http://bit.ly/c0T0AZ

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Reading - Reading - Senators moving ‘rapidly’ on #climate bill, Kerry says (Bloomberg.com) http://bit.ly/c0T0AZ

The New Aesthetic Needs to Get Weirder

www.theatlantic.com
The New Aesthetic is an art movement obsessed with the otherness of computer vision and information processing. But Ian Bogost asks: why stop at the unfathomability of the computer's experience when there are airports, sandstone, koalas, climate, toaster pastries, kudzu, the International 505 racing dinghy, and the Boeing 777 Dreamliner...
The New Aesthetic Needs to Get Weirder
Plants have a memory of pests that spans generations

RT @dailysocial: Indonesia's Sweet Decades: Demographics enhance a hospitable investor climate http://bit.ly/alfrIU [AsiaSentinel] (via @kzamri)

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RT @dailysocial: Indonesia's Sweet Decades: Demographics enhance a hospitable investor climate http://bit.ly/alfrIU [AsiaSentinel] (via @kzamri)

The arrival of the first plants cooled the planet so much that it triggered series of ice ages

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The arrival of Earth's first plants 470 million years ago caused a drop in temperature and triggered a series of ice ages, say Oxford researchers. Plants have a 'central role' in regulating climate....
The arrival of the first plants cooled the planet so much that it triggered series of ice ages

Oleg Kostour & Jamie Murai of Pair on funding: “We raised a little bit more than we’d expected”

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Pair, the social network for couples, is one of the current services to fit the trend of smaller circles or those dedicated to maybe just two people. As Oleg Kostour points out, it’s “the smallest social network with just you and one other person”. Pair recently raised a $4.2m seed round...
Oleg Kostour & Jamie Murai of Pair on funding: “We raised a little bit more than we’d expected”
Meet Lamar Smith: SOPA author, climate skeptic, and Congress' next science boss

Reading - Tracking the #Copenhagen cash (@greenenergyrep) #climate #finance http://bit.ly/aCOmZA

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Reading - Tracking the #Copenhagen cash (@greenenergyrep) #climate #finance http://bit.ly/aCOmZA

Reading - Pachauri welcomes independent review of embattled #climate panel (@ SolveClimate) #ipcc http://bit.ly/dkUPiu

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Reading - Pachauri welcomes independent review of embattled #climate panel (@ SolveClimate) #ipcc http://bit.ly/dkUPiu

Biotech Has a Rare, $516 Million Moment of Brightness

allthingsd.com
The announcement by Third Rock Ventures today that it has raised $516 million to create about 15 new biotechnology companies over the next few years marks a bright moment amid the tough climate for life sciences startups. The bottom fell out for young biotechs after the economic downturn. Last year...
Biotech Has a Rare, $516 Million Moment of Brightness

March 11 - WRI & @SustainableComm at Woodrow Wilson Center re #climate & #energy in China - http://bit.ly/9yfBAm

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March 11 - WRI & @SustainableComm at Woodrow Wilson Center re #climate & #energy in China - http://bit.ly/9yfBAm
States and industry get a legal smackdown on climate

Nearly every US state wants to host one of six new drone testing grounds

arstechnica.com
Despite the fact that local citizens’ groups and many civil libertarians are disturbed by the prospect of drones patrolling American skies, the Los Angeles Times reports Monday that no less than “50 groups in 37 states” are officially interested. These states have all entered a federal competition to become...
Nearly every US state wants to host one of six new drone testing grounds

The Workforce Double Whammy: No Jobs. Wrong Skills.

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It's counterproductive to discuss whether we have a talent shortage or high unemployment. We have both. Even as the economy recovers, the Obama administration's Council of Economic Advisors earlier this year projected that the unemployment rate would stay well above 6% until 2015. At the same time, the argument that...
The Workforce Double Whammy: No Jobs. Wrong Skills.

Index Ventures' Volpi Talks About New Fund and the State of the VC Market (Video)

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Yesterday, Index Ventures said it had raised $442 million in its sixth venture fund. I talked to Index’s partner Mike Volpi about the new investment money and more, which it will be aiming at early-stage investments in the U.S., Israel and Europe. We talked about a range of issues, including...
Index Ventures' Volpi Talks About New Fund and the State of the VC Market (Video)

Guidelines for Reporting Information on Climate Finance

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Guidelines for Reporting Information on Climate Finance

Reading - Strength in numbers (@ChinaDialogue) #climate #cop15 #copenhagen http://bit.ly/dtjXJX

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Reading - Strength in numbers (@ChinaDialogue) #climate #cop15 #copenhagen http://bit.ly/dtjXJX

Reading - Kenya: Extreme weather tests pastoralist perceptions (@IRINnews) #climate #adaptation http://bit.ly/c1ataA

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Reading - Kenya: Extreme weather tests pastoralist perceptions (@IRINnews) #climate #adaptation http://bit.ly/c1ataA

Here's an update on UNFCCC efforts to promote technology transfer between countries #climate http://bit.ly/cWmavk

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Here's an update on UNFCCC efforts to promote technology transfer between countries #climate http://bit.ly/cWmavk

Watching RT @jrussar - AWG-LCA Livestream #postcop15 #bonn #climate http://bit.ly/aCGIrF

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Watching RT @jrussar - AWG-LCA Livestream #postcop15 #bonn #climate http://bit.ly/aCGIrF
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