Lima considers refurbishing pre-Inca structures to help minimize drought impacts

By: Elizabeth Harball, E&E reporterClimateWire: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Seeking to provide a reliable water supply to its growing population as climate change progresses, Lima, Peru, is looking to the mountains above the city, where centuries-old infrastructure could help provide a solution. In late March, Peru’s national water regulator, SUNASS, tentatively approved a plan for … More Lima considers refurbishing pre-Inca structures to help minimize drought impacts

Reforming Transport in Cities: Cleaner Air, Fewer Emissions

3.7 million people. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this is the number of individuals who die each year due to air pollution. At this rate, simple math dictates that more than 120 million people will die because of outdoor air pollution by 2050. Unfortunately, however, this estimate of fatalities is optimistic, as air pollution … More Reforming Transport in Cities: Cleaner Air, Fewer Emissions

Obama’s clean power plan hailed as US’s strongest ever climate action

Adam Vaughan The Guardian August 3, 2015 Hundreds of businesses including eBay and Nestlé back federal rules to cut emissions and encourage a switch away from coal to renewable energy US President Barack Obama at a solar power kiosk at the Power Africa Innovation Fair in Nairobi, Kenya, during his visit last week. Photograph: Saul … More Obama’s clean power plan hailed as US’s strongest ever climate action