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Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies May Be the Way to Jumpstart Climate Finance

Also in this week’s Climate Post, a grim energy forecast from the Energy Information Administration, and the growth of China’s environmental movement

Living through the storm

A review of Mark Hertsgaard’s book “Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth”

Hot: Living Through The Next Fifty Years on Earth (review)

We have to adapt to climate change—and the time to start is now, says Mark Hertsgaard

“Mining” Groundwater in India Reaches New Lows

Small-scale rainwater harvesting and new crops could fill the gap

Sudden climate shifts can occur without warning

Researchers came up empty when looking for warning signs of ancient climate shocks

Read: “Rethinking Clean Energy Innovation”

New York Times’ blog post on open innovation for solving big problems

City dwellers to face more frequent hot summer nights

Global warming will make cities hotter—and when people try to cope by using air conditioning, they’ll make it worse

Read: “Restoration of the Mississippi Delta: Lessons from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita”

article by John W. Day Jr and colleagues, published in Science in 2007

Working with water

Nations threatened by sea level rise are starting to look at how they can work with nature to defend their coastlines.

Social Innovation Generation blog

Canadian research center’s blog


books I've read on failure & grace

The World Without Us
The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Hell and High Water: Global Warming--the Solution and the Politics--and What We Should Do
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The Tipping Point
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

Mason's favorite books »