Tag Archives: Policy

New Research Project: Seismic Hazards

The next addition to Research Now’s expanding portfolio of research projects is an evaluation of the faults and character of the seafloor in the vicinity of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. Continue reading

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New Research Project: Wind Climatology

Non-profit organization Research Now’s first research project has begun! The final product will be a detailed characterization of winds in the Cherry Point vicinity, which will be useful for professionals preparing the environmental impact statements for the Gateway Pacific Terminal (GPT) project. Continue reading

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Vertical Farms

Feeding the world’s increasingly urban population could entail building multistory farms in cities. Continue reading

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Greener Ways to Raise Revenue

Northwest states lead the US in evaluating the feasibility of a carbon tax. Continue reading

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Research Now Concept Paper

Current knowledge and need for further research regarding environmental impact of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. Continue reading

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Adapting to Climate Change: International Organizations II

What the world is doing to bridge the gap between science, policy, and x-factors in adapting to climate change. Continue reading

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Adapting to Climate Change: International Organizations

How an Arctic people are coping with the combined effects of warming temperatures and increased industrial presence. Continue reading

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Dirty Water

A new program demonstrates that comprehensive monitoring of pollution sources and sinks is both effective and affordable. Continue reading

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Preserving the Natural Environment, While Sustaining a Way of Life

Traditional knowledge and contemporary natural resource management work together on Block Island and elsewhere. Continue reading

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Britain Tidal Power Plan Put on Hold in Statement on Energy Policy

Chris Huhne, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, delivered a major energy policy statement that endorsed nuclear power, without promising any money for it, and killed controversial plans to harness tidal power in the Severn estuary Continue reading

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