July 2008 Archives

Environmental Progress -- journal expansion

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This Wiley journal, originally published by AIChE, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, will broaden its scope — and name in 2009 — to Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. Read more about it in the editorial in the April, 2008 issue.

Energy & Environmental Science now online

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Today the Royal Society of Chemistry has announced that its new journal, Energy and Environmental Science is freely accessible. They do ask each individual to register for access, however.

A new journal linking all aspects of the chemical sciences relating to energy conversion and storage, alternative fuel technologies and environmental science. EE001001.jpg

Climate Change May Challenge National Security

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“Climate Change May Challenge National Security, Classified Report Warns Source: The Earth Institute at Columbia University

The National Intelligence Council (NIC) has completed a new classified assessment that explores how climate change could threaten U.S. security in the next 20 years by causing political instability, mass movements of refugees, terrorism, or conflicts over water and other resources. Among the major outside contributors of data was the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), a member of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. While the NIC assessment itself is confidential, the CIESIN data is public, and is posted here (PDF; 4.5 MB).”

Source: DocuTicker Newsletter No. 41

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