Arnold is back and he just gave the keynote speech at this year's ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit in Washington, DC. Now that he's no longer the governor of California, Schwarzenegger is on a mission to advocate a national transformation to green energy. He stated that when he started bodybuilding more than 40 years ago it was far from the mainstream sport it is today.
Schwarzenegger explained, "We needed to change bodybuilding's whole perception, so it wouldn't simply be equated with men in skimpy bathing suits." His contention is that we need to move past the old arguments over climate change and move forward with a green energy revolution.
With over 12 billion dollars in climate change related assets, Deutsche Asset Management (DeAm) is now offering a green investment fund. The shift away from a carbon-based economy will be an increasing trend that the fund, distributed by DWS Scutter, hopes to profit from.
Areas of investment include clean energy generation, environmental damage mitigation, energy efficiency, and alternative energy infrastructure. The fund will seek maximum return, investing 80 percent of assets in stocks and
The farm of the future is not a farm. It's a building. Thirty stories of hydroponics and chicken coops, running on wind power and recycled city wastewater. Nothing else would guarantee a steady food supply in these times of climate change, drought,
deforestation, topsoil depletion and pesticide-polluted runoff. Dr. Dickson Despommier at Columbia University believes his Vertical Farm Project is the solution to these problems, and will be profitable to boot.
Increase your awareness of climate change, sea ice, and snow cover at The Cryosphere Today. This website from The UIUC Polar Research Group now has a feature to deliver the latest images straight to your iPhone.
In addition to near-real time data, the full site will focus on a specific region and shows the effects of rising arctic temperatures by comparing