Governor Brown Takes on Climate Change in California

California Governor Jerry Brown has pledged to lead in the fight against climate change. His goal is to put 1.5 million zero-emission cars on the roads of his state over… Read More

Climate Change and Global Warming Part 2

Yesterday’s post focused on a leaked draft of a United Nations Report obtained by Bloomberg.com The document claims that humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet if… Read More

Climate Change and Global Warming Part 1

A leaked draft of a United Nations report  obtained by Bloomberg.com claims humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet unless something is done quickly to limit fossil… Read More

Another Look at United Nations Environmental Assembly

Last month we spoke with Zintro expert Rick Rybeck about the first United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) taking place in Kenya. The Associate Press described it as a weeklong event… Read More

United Nations Environmental Assembly Meets in Kenya

Areas such as climate change, pollution, land degradation and access to water effect people all over the world, regardless of their country. The first United Nations Environmental Assembly opened in… Read More

Examining Climate Finance

Climate finance is the focus of the last chapter in the most recent 1,000 plus page report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), representing the first time in… Read More

Oxfam Sees Threats to Food Security

Development charity Oxfam recently stated that the world is “woefully unprepared” for threats to food security, which are a result of drought and floods. Oxfam reported that extreme weather patterns,… Read More

Jellyfish and Climate Change: Another Look

In an earlier blog post, Zintro experts discussed the connection between climate change and the proliferation of jellyfish in recent years. Jellyfish are again making national news, this time when… Read More

Encouraging Institutional Investors to Divest From Fossil-Fuels

According to the Wall Street Journal, the D.C. Council is considering a bill that would encourage big institutional investors to divest from companies in the fossil-fuel business. This news follows… Read More

The Connection Between the Jellyfish Population and Climate Change

Researchers are claiming that environmental factors such as discharge of sewage and plastics, overfishing, and climate change are creating conditions for jellyfish to proliferate. The controversial opinion of these experts… Read More

Will Obama’s New Action Plan Mitigate Climate Change?

President Obama’s new climate action plan commits the U.S. to lower carbon emissions to 17% below those recorded in 2005 by the year 2020. The agenda proposes that this be… Read More

“Zintro is the ideal place for connecting like minds” – Silvia Lac

Silvia Lac is a forester with a specialization in climate change and forests, agroforestry, carbon sequestration modeling, REDD+, and adaptations to climate change. She has worked in all UNFCC components,… Read More

Climate change and Superstorms

The week that Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast US, Bloomberg Businessweek shouted from its cover – It’s Global Warming, Stupid. In a photograph, a car covered with sand onLong Island… Read More

Global Warming Threatening Multinational Corporations

The first eight months of 2012, have been the hottest ever in the U.S. and global warming has become a business reality as many of the world’s largest companies perceive… Read More

Climate Change Becomes A Serious Threat

Global warming has become a serious threat, which not only changes ecosystems worldwide, but will also affect how multinational companies perform in the long-term. Zintro experts define viable solutions to… Read More

Ocean acidification impacts the world’s marine ecosystem

  Ocean acidification is an issue we do not hear about as much as climate change, but it is nevertheless as important. We asked our Zintro experts to explain the… Read More