Tuesday, November 24, 2009

COP 15 Update

KKL-JNF at the United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen

This coming December, KKL-JNF will participate in 'COP 15' - the fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, which is the periodic gathering of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This year, it will convene in Copenhagen, Denmark and by its finish, it is expected that the Copenhagen Protocol will be signed, a follow-up to the agreements of the Kyoto Protocol, which will terminate in 2012. The purpose is to bring about a reduction in global hothouse gas emissions, in order to address the climate crisis that threatens the world. [Read More]

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Bostonian Brings Recycling To Negev

Click here to print article from The Jewish Advocate.

Cap And Trade? Global Warming? Climate Change?

Click here to read an informative article from the other side.

Monday, June 29, 2009

JNF GoNeutral Featured On GreenProphet.com

The Jewish National Fund Meets An Inconvenient Truth

Everyone and their mother is doing it. Talking about global warming, that is. Stumbling around the net, we bumped into this YouTube video sponsored by the Jewish National Fund, which links nicely to our last post on tree planting in Israel. If you’re hip to what’s happening in the environment and the world, the video on its new GoNeutral project will seem a bit arcane, but stick with it – it gets into practical tips of reducing your carbon footprint that are good to share. [READ MORE]

Friday, June 19, 2009

Giant NYC billboard shows carbon counter

Giant NYC billboard shows carbon counter

(AP) - How are those greenhouse gases doing?

New York City residents and visitors will be able to monitor the situation, thanks to a new giant billboard in Manhattan that features a carbon counter. Digital numbers help viewers track the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

The 70-foot-high billboard is outside Madison Square Garden and Pennsylvania Station, not far from the Empire State Building. A widget also will be provided to Web sites and blogs around the world. [Read More]

The Body Of Evidence Against Global Warming / Climate Change

Click here to read an informative article by George Abramson. It presents a different perspective about global warming and climate change. Thanks to Mr. Abramson for putting this together!