e4 Home & e4 Climate Leadership Training

Correction from initial flyer: Rain barrels will be given to the first 20 City of West Palm Beach Water Customers to RSVP for e4 Home. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Sustainability Intern Position – City of WPB – Apply by Nov 28

Are you a high school graduate or college student/graduate with a deep interest in applying your environmental/sustainability studies to the many facets of what makes a city green and sustainable? The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability of the City of West Palm Beach is looking for a student intern to assist and provide support for the City’s Sustainability Initiatives.

Cick here to go to the City’s employment page, view job opening and apply.

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U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Releases Most Up to Date Climate Report – 2 Nov 2014

Concluding instalment of the Fifth Assessment Report:
Climate change threatens irreversible and dangerous impacts, but options exist to limit its effects

syrcover“Human influence on the climate system is clear and growing, with impacts observed on all continents. If left unchecked, climate change will increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems. However, options are available to adapt to climate change and implementing stringent mitigations activities can ensure that the impacts of climate change remain within a manageable range, creating a brighter and more sustainable future. ” From November 2, press release.

Full press release here

General information

Summary of report for policy makers (40 pages)

Synthesis Report (116 pages)

Henrietta Bridge Farm Project

image5Want to help out at a community farm (almost) right in your backyard? Volunteers are welcome every Saturday from 9 AM – 1 PM at the Henrietta Bridge Farm at 1400 Henrietta Ave, West Palm Beach, or email Bosley at bosley@urbangrowerscommunityfarm.com

So far, 1200 pots filled with soil and planted seedlings have installed. They will be growing Cherry Tomatoes, Standard Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Beans, Squash, Carrots…And later, Leafy vegetables like Greens, Kale and Cabbage.

 

 

 

Take a survey to protect coral reefs

, October 27, 2014

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

“Do you fish, dive or boat in the Atlantic Ocean? The state of Florida wants anyone who engages in any sort of coastal activity from Miami-Dade to Martin counties to fill out an online survey to help better manage and protect the state’s coral reefs.

“The information will be used to create maps that show where people are visiting the reefs, what they’re doing and how often they’re doing it. The ultimate goal is to “better balance resource use and protection,” according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.”

Full Article.

Link to Survey.