US carbon experts see significant impetus for federal #capandtrade (Risk.net) #climate http://bit.ly/9OeN0E
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...
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
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
Reading - Reading - Senators moving ‘rapidly’ on #climate bill, Kerry says (Bloomberg.com) http://bit.ly/c0T0AZ
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...
RT @dailysocial: Indonesia's Sweet Decades: Demographics enhance a hospitable investor climate http://bit.ly/alfrIU [AsiaSentinel] (via @kzamri)
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....
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...
Reading - Pachauri welcomes independent review of embattled #climate panel (@ SolveClimate) #ipcc http://bit.ly/dkUPiu
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...
March 11 - WRI & @SustainableComm at Woodrow Wilson Center re #climate & #energy in China - http://bit.ly/9yfBAm
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...
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...
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...
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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