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The emission reduction goals of the Paris Agreement demand rapid action at all scales and levels of governance – from individual to international – and cities are no exception. Many urban governments recognise this and are embarking on projects to improve public transport services, mandate efficient buildings, or produce energy from local renewable sources.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is trying to enshrine in law the public's right to access waterways and shorelines.
The Gulf of Mannar is along the coastline of southern India bordering Ramanathapuram, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts in Tamil Nadu. It has rich biological and ecological assemblages with very high levels of productivity. The gulf falls within the Indo-Malayan realm which has rich marine biodiversity on earth.
Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is still trying to enshrine in law the public's right to have access to waterways and shorelines.
As the oily, sun-soaked days of summer are soon upon us, it’s worth talking about how Northwest Florida is a place with an identity crisis. We tout our region as a “conservative” community — a place that honors God-given freedoms, personal liberties and homegrown, working-folk values above the machinations of shiny-shoe-wearing people like fancy-pants politicians.
Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is trying to enshrine in law the public's right to access waterways and shorelines.
Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his staff.
At the session’s halfway point, several new measures have support. But some current initiatives will expire if action isn’t taken.
WASHINGTON • When Democrats rolled out their “Green New Deal” resolutions in Congress, 38 of the 68 initial House sponsors were from three states: California, New York and Massachusetts. Only 18 were from noncoastal states.
The Long Beach Community Alliance (LBCA) and Save the Dunes are warning that Indiana Senate Bill 581 poses a grave threat to Indiana public’s rights on the shoreline as well as to the management of upland dunes, affecting more than just Lake Michigan’s coastal communities.