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e4 Climate Leadership Training, April 16, 9am-4pm

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Join us for this wonderful training and let’s Rethink Paradise together!

  • e4 Climate Leadership Training ~ April 16, 2014, 9 AM – 4 PM ~ Free Lunch for Registered Participants ~ Register Now!

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Mayor Muoio Proclaims April ‘Water Conservation Month’

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

 

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Water Conservation Month Proclamation 2014

“The City of West Palm Beach, Florida is calling upon each citizen and business to help protect our precious resource by practicing water saving measures and showing our commitment to save water by joining me in the Wyland Foundation National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation.”

Sign up at www.mywaterpledge.com from April1 -30, 2014.

 

 

 

 

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Water Savings Incentive Program 2014: Toilet Voucher

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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Information and Application.

 

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Earth Night on the Waterfront with The Lorax April 11

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

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Choose to reuse, and join Resource Depot for Earth and Dr. Seuss recycled craft. Also visit the Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organization booth to learn about bicycle and pedestrian safety!

The City of West Palm Beach Transportation Initiative will also be on-site with information on car-pooling and public transit and give-aways.The Office of Sustainability with have information and give-aways to help you green your life!

Activities from 6-8 PM, The Lorax begins at 8PM.

More information

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IPCC PRESS RELEASE, 31 March 2014

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

wg2cover“IPCC Report: A changing climate creates pervasive risks but opportunities exist for effective responses

Responses will face challenges with high warming of the climate

“We live in an era of man-made climate change,” said Vicente Barros, Co-Chair of Working Group II. “In many cases, we are not prepared for the climate-related risks that we already face. Investments in better preparation can pay dividends both for the present and for the future.”

Adaptation to reduce the risks from a changing climate is now starting to occur, but with a stronger focus on reacting to past events than on preparing for a changing future, according to Chris Field, Co-Chair of Working Group II.”

Read full press release: IPCC Press Release 3.31.14

Access the report and other information.