Pacific Institute

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Name: Pacific Institute
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Announcement Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 2014

Pacific Dance NZ announces this year's Pacific Dance Choreographic lab choreographers - Leki Bourke (Tonga/Niue), Seidah Karati (Samoa/Kuki Airani) and Katerina Fatupaito (Samoa).All three choreographers have been a part of the Pacific Dance Choreographic ... [Published The Big Idea - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Library display depicts alternate use for cull piles

Take some time to visit the library to look at the display on alternate uses of forest residual material also known as logging cull piles. A poster board has been set up on a table located at the entrance of the library.I have written a number of local ... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

When climate change meets Ebola

Via the Pacific Institute for Climate Studies in Victoria, BC: PICS Climate News Scan-October 16, 2014.When climate change meets Ebola: Vector-borne diseases in a warming worldThe Ebola virus has now infected over 8000 people and claimed over 3,000 lives ... [Published H5N1 - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Water, Food Global Conference Set for Seattle Area

A Washington  global meeting of water and agriculture interests next week in Bellevue, a Seattle suburb, will run Sunday-Wednesday to probe what organizers call an "explosion" of data. The "Harnessing the Data Revolution" session is a labeled the "Water ... [Published The Farmer - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Global Water Contract, Part 2

Last week I described the Global Water Contract , put forward in 1998 by a private committee in response to the growing fresh water crisis worldwide that is estimated to result in the deprivation of some 3 billion people from access to water supply to ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

An Open Memo on Ebola and Water [Significant Figures by Peter Gleick]

As input to the ongoing discussions about how to meet and overcome the spreading risks of Ebola, here are some summary thoughts about the water-related components of U.S. efforts. Specifics about the operations and effectiveness of water treatment or ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

New Directions for U.S. Water Policy

Water is critical to America’s social, economic, and ecological well-being. Yet, more than 70 percent of the western United States is in the grip of an ongoing drought that shows no signs of ending. California is experiencing its third year of historic ... [Published Brookings Institution - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Water Shortage Puts Companies, Investments at Risk

Both US assets and entire companies — including UNS Energy, Black Hills Corporation, MGE Energy and Sempra Energy — are at risk due to choices soon to be made over whether to use water for crop production or electricity generation, according to a report ... [Published Environmental Leader - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Weekend literary event for local wordsmiths

The fourth annual Ventura County Writers’ Weekend for anyone wishing to learn more about the craft and business of writing will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Nov. 1 and 2 at the Pleasant Valley Senior Center, 1605 Burnley St., Camar ... [Published Agoura Hills Acorn - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vancouver's Student-run Restaurants

Vancouver Community CollegeSeiffert MarketCraving more baked goodness? Seiffert Market also runs out of Vancouver Community College and is famous for its fresh, student-baked creations right from the oven. Open Monday through Friday, from 10:15 am to ... [Published BC Living - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: Oil crisis

What’s found in more than half of all the products on sale at the supermarket? Hint: It’s edible, it’s popular and it’s responsible for a significant share of the eco-problems plaguing the planet.I’d like to devote this column to a topic that, were it ... [Published PorkNetwork - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Update from the Pacific Institute California Drought Response Group –September 30

For the latest updates about the California drought go to www.californiadrought.org.California has had several large wildfires this month. Most notably, the King Fire, which has so far burned 97,099 acres in El Dorado County near Pollock Pines, east of ... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]

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Announcement Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 2014 [Published The Big Idea - 1 hour ago]
Upcoming FACTS Vancouver Talk To Look at Climat... [Published TheTyee.ca - 4 hours ago]
What October? Mild Bias into Much of Next Week [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 8 hours ago]
Women dominating pharmaceutical sector? [Published Sabah Daily Express - 18 hours ago]
Tice Ranch purchased by local residents [Published Methow Valley News - Oct 19 2014]
When Our Responses to Drought Make Things Worse [Published Huffington Post - Oct 18 2014]
When Our Responses to Drought Make Things Worse... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 18 2014]
Library display depicts alternate use for cull ... [Published Williams Lake Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
When climate change meets Ebola [Published H5N1 - Oct 17 2014]
Water, Food Global Conference Set for Seattle Area [Published The Farmer - Oct 16 2014]
Why NRDC Supports California's Prop 1 (Water Bo... [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 15 2014]
Why NRDC Supports California's Prop 1 (Water Bo... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Oct 15 2014]
Global Water Contract, Part 2 [Published Huffington Post - Oct 14 2014]
An Open Memo on Ebola and Water [Significant Fi... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 13 2014]
Vancouver's 'District Energy Utility' Can Heat ... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Oct 10 2014]
New Directions for U.S. Water Policy [Published Brookings Institution - Oct 09 2014]
Local landmark Tice Ranch to be auctioned off [Published Methow Valley News - Oct 09 2014]
Water Shortage Puts Companies, Investments at Risk [Published Environmental Leader - Oct 09 2014]
Weekend literary event for local wordsmiths [Published Agoura Hills Acorn - Oct 09 2014]
Mighty pens to mingle at writers’ fest [Published Thousand Oaks Acorn - Oct 09 2014]
Vitals Signs shines light on Greater Victoria's... [Published Victoria News - Oct 07 2014]
Patti Payne's Cool Pads: 305-acre Tice Ranch, c... [Published Puget Sound Business Journal - Oct 07 2014]
Vancouver's Student-run Restaurants [Published BC Living - Oct 06 2014]
California avoids defeat in virtual mega-drought [Published ABC15.com - Oct 06 2014]
Commentary: Oil crisis [Published PorkNetwork - Oct 06 2014]
In virtual mega-drought, California avoids defeat [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 06 2014]
State ABC Commission looks to curb underage dri... [Published Kinston Free Press - Oct 04 2014]
35,000 Beached Walruses Still Can't Convince Th... [Published Media Matters for America - Oct 02 2014]
CEO Water Mandate Releases Water Disclosure Gui... [Published Environmental Leader - Oct 02 2014]
Denise Robbins: 35,000 Beached Walruses Still C... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Oct 02 2014]
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When Our Responses to Drought Make Things Worse... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 18 2014]
In a new study just published by the journal Sustainability Science (Springer), analysis from the Pacific Institute shows that many of the fundamental responses of California water users to severe drought actually make the state’s overall water conditions ...
When climate change meets Ebola [Published H5N1 - Oct 17 2014]
Via the Pacific Institute for Climate Studies in Victoria, BC: PICS Climate News Scan-October 16, 2014.When climate change meets Ebola: Vector-borne diseases in a warming worldThe Ebola virus has now infected over 8000 people and claimed over 3,000 lives ...
Why NRDC Supports California's Prop 1 (Water Bo... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Oct 15 2014]
Annie Notthoff, California Advocacy Director, San Francisco office and Sacramento In the midst of an epic drought, California voters have an opportunity this November to invest $7.4 billion in state bonds that could be used for fiscally and environmentally ...
An Open Memo on Ebola and Water [Significant Fi... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Oct 13 2014]
As input to the ongoing discussions about how to meet and overcome the spreading risks of Ebola, here are some summary thoughts about the water-related components of U.S. efforts. Specifics about the operations and effectiveness of water treatment or ...
Denise Robbins: 35,000 Beached Walruses Still C... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Oct 02 2014]
The Daily Caller tried to "debunk" the "myth" that a recent mass walrus beaching is connected to global warming, even though scientists say the walruses have crowded onshore because they cannot find a resting place on Arctic sea ice, which has declined ...
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Bank of America Continues to Help Address Calif... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Aug 26 2014]
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