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Photographing The Most Challenging Mountains On Earth

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cory Richards, a NatGeo photographer and The North Face team climber, was the first American to summit an 8,000-meter peak in the winter. We asked about his life as a climber and adventure photographer. Read more...

IMF Urges Smarter Taxes to Get Energy Prices Right

Last week IMF managing director Christine Lagarde returned to CGD to make good on a pledge she made two years ago during the run-up to the Rio+20 gathering that marked the 20th anniversary of the Rio Earth Summit. At that time Lagarde...Show More Summary

Earth's largest volcano, Mauna Loa on Hawaii's Big Island, awakens from slumber

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

After a peaceful nap three decades long, Mauna Loa seems to be stirring. "While there are no signs of impending eruption, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has recorded an increased level of seismic activity on the flanks and summit of Mauna Loa over the past 13 months," reports Big Island Now. Read the rest

Brent-WTI Price Gap Closing As Cushing Inventories Fall Back To Earth After 6 Years

By Hard Assets Investor: By Summit Roy A number of factors have helped remove the glut of oil from Cushing. Crude oil inventories at Cushing, Okla., fell below 29 million barrels last week, according to the latest data from the Energy Information Administration. Show More Summary

If Women Can’t Serve Lunch at a UN Summit on Nuclear Security, What Does That Say About Men?

With so much changing so quickly in the world, why on earth are women still seems as "distractions" to some of the most important conversations of our time? The post If Women Can’t Serve Lunch at a UN Summit on Nuclear Security, What Does That Say About Men? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Copping out at COP 19 in Warsaw

Back in 2002 an Earth Summit (World Summit on Sustainable Development) nick-named “Rio + 10? was held in Johannesburg. As I recall there was a big push on to transfer the main carriage for environmental matters from the UN to […]

The Moon, Development, and who Owns the Peaks of Eternal Light

While the Earth is tilted at an angle of about 23 degrees, the moon's tilt is just over 1 degree. Because of this, the summits of some lunar crater rims are sunlit over very long periods.In some locations, there are "peaks of eternal...Show More Summary

Climate Change and Environmental Socialism

As world leaders at the UN Climate Summit reached an agreement to tighten the shackles of oppressive global warming regulations late November, God laughed, and the moisture from his breath touched the earth, painting the place whereShow More Summary

Has ISO 14001 Helped Change the World?

It’s been more than 20 years since the UN’s Earth Summit, held in 1992, which created the impetus for the leading environmental standard. What good has it done? The post Has ISO 14001 Helped Change the World? appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.

Climate Change and Environmental Socialism

As world leaders at the UN Climate Summit reached an agreement to tighten the shackles of oppressive global warming regulations late November, God laughed, and the moisture from his breath touched the earth, painting the place where the Christmas story began, the Holy Land, white with snow December 13. Show More Summary

Meet nonprofits using “Geo for Good”

This week, we are excited to welcome this year’s group of nonprofit mapping specialists to the annual Geo for Good User Summit – a workshop hosted by the Google Earth Outreach team. The 4-day intensive workshop gives these do-gooder techies hands-on technical training with Google mapping tools and guidance with their projects. Show More Summary

Rand Paul Says Christians Are Being Persecuted Worldwide, Like During the Crusades

10 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Values Voters Summit is happening today, which means the crazy is going to be running hot and heavy. Case in point: The Washington Post says Rand Paul gave a speech this morningthat must've been intended for a parallel earth. "From...Show More Summary

International Women’s Earth and Climate Summit Declares Climate Emergency

The first International Women’s Earth and Climate Summit was held in Suffern, NY from September 20- 23.  Over 100 invitation-only participants came from 35 countries equally divided between the Northern and Southern hemispheres. TheShow More Summary

The First TV Spot for Ender's Game Hits

11 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Summit Entertainment has started airing this first TV spot for Ender's Game, hitting theaters and IMAX on November 1st. In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. Show More Summary

Ted Turner: ‘Men Should Be Barred From Political Office’ for ’100 Years’

11 months agoNews : Mediaite

Appearing at this past weekend's International Women's Earth and Climate Summit in New York City, CNN founder Ted Turner reiterated his belief that men should not be allowed to hold elected office for the next 100 years, in order to allow for more women in politics.

The Final Trailer for Ender's Game is Here!

Summit Entertainment has revealed the final trailer for Ender's Game, coming to theaters and IMAX on November 1. You can check it out below. In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. Show More Summary

The Final Poster for Ender's Game

Summit Entertainment has released the final poster for Ender's Game, coming to theaters and IMAX on November 1. You can check it out below. In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. Show More Summary

Christine Horansky: How One Girl's Education Took Her to the Top of the World and Beyond

At just 17 years of age, the young Nepali climber became the first United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) school meals recipient to reach the summit of the highest peak on Earth: Mount Everest in Nepal's soaring Himalayas.

Breathtaking timelapse video shows the beating heart of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (video)

It was shot from "sea to summit" in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, one of the most dynamic landscapes on Earth.

Banks Consider Natural Capital Risks

The Natural Capital Declaration — signed by the Rabobank Group, PaxWorld Management and about three dozen other financial institutions at last summer’s Rio+20 Earth Summit — has entered a new phase during which signatories will set about implementing the commitments laid out in the NCD. Four working groups, led by banks from four continents — [...]

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