- Magnitude and Speed of Sea Level Rise = Global CrisisThere are a growing number of scientist that have concluded climate change is severe. Recently, Jim Hansen, a professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, wrote: “One conclusion we share in the latter paper is that ice sheet models that guided IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) sea level projections and upcoming United Nations meetings in […]
- Sea Level WarningA new study, written by James Hansen (NASA’s former lead climate scientist) and 16 co-authors, concludes that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times faster than previous estimates. The result could be a sea level rise of at least 10 feet in the next 50 years. Hanson said the new findings would be […]
- EPA: Climate Change ReportWASHINGTON –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released one of the most comprehensive analyses to date on the economic, health and environmental benefits to the United States of global climate action. The peer-reviewed report, “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action,” examines how future impacts and damages of climate change across […]
- Magnitude and Speed of Sea Level Rise = Global Crisis
- Cutting 50 Percent from California’s Petroleum Consumption can Lower Fuel Prices and Price Volatility While Keeping the Economy StrongBy Tim O'ConnorKeep reading for an overview or dig right into a new Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) policy brief on transportation fuel prices and the proposed 50 percent fossil fuel reduction for more details. If you are a movie buff, you might remember Groundhog Day in which Bill Murray’s character had to relive the same […]
- Broad Set of Voices Agree: EPA’s Proposed Methane Pollution Standard is Common SenseBy Felice StadlerLast month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first-ever nationwide standards to reduce methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. It’s a common sense move: With its potent global warming power and low-cost solutions, cutting methane is the biggest bargain for greenhouse gas reductions in the energy business. The array of […]
- Latest Mississippi River Delta News: September 3, 2015State conservation group commends decision to hold Corps liable for MRGO wetlands restoration *features Rebecca Triche, LWF WVUE. September 2, 2015 "This is a big win for the greater New Orleans area and the state of Louisiana," said Rebecca Triche, executive director for Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF). "The MRGO destroyed wetlands that are critical in […]
- Cutting 50 Percent from California’s Petroleum Consumption can Lower Fuel Prices and Price Volatility While Keeping the Economy Strong
- July 2015 National OverviewThe July contiguous U.S. average temperature was 73.9 degrees F, 0.2 degrees F above the 20th century average.The precipitation total was 3.16 inches, 0.38 inches above average.
- July 2015 Global AnalysisThe combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for July was 0.81 degrees C (1.46 degrees F) above the 20th century average of 15.5 degrees C (59.9 degrees F).
- July 2015 Regional AnalysisJuly temperature anomalies relative to their 1910-2000 mean: North America, +0.53 deg C; South America, +1.43 deg C; Europe, +1.53 deg C; Africa, +1.20 deg C; Asia, +0.70 deg C; Oceania, +0.57 deg C.
- July 2015 National Overview
- TES satellite instrument gives new insight into water cycleResearch using NASA satellite measurements has given scientists a better understanding of what happens to rain and snow that falls on land — how much runs off into rivers, lakes and aquifers; how much plants use; and how much simply evaporates. Among the new findings: plants around the world use less water than previous studies had […]
- TES satellite instrument gives new insight into water cycle
- Stormy PacificFour tropical systems churned simultaneously over the Pacific on September 2, 2015.
- Stormy Pacific
Monthly Archives: April 2012
By admin | Published: April 28, 2012
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has some of the most dangerous air to breath. During the summer months, conditions worsen. Next week is Air Quality Awareness week – a cooperative effort amongst EPA, state environmental agencies, and the National Weather Service, to remind everyone to protect their health by paying attention to local air quality. With the onset […]
By admin | Published: April 26, 2012
Blood Samples Show Deadly Frog Fungus at Work in the Wild Pathogen leads to dehydration, other ill effects The mountain yellow-legged frog is an amphibian species affected by the chytrid fungus. Credit and Larger Version April 25, 2012 The fungal infection that killed a record number of amphibians worldwide leads to deadly dehydration in frogs […]
By admin | Published: April 26, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 17th annual U.S. greenhouse gas inventory. The final report shows overall emissions in 2010 increased by 3.2 percent from the previous year. The trend is attributed to an increase in energy consumption across all economic sectors, due to increasing energy demand associated with […]
By admin | Published: April 6, 2012
There have been reports that 3,000 dolphins have been found dead on the beaches of Peru in the first 3 months of 2012. A recent episode washed up 615 bodies. Images for dolphins peru dead – Report images 1 day ago 2 days ago 1 day ago 3000 Dolphins Found Dead On Peruvian Beaches In 2012 (VIDEO) ?? www.huffingtonpost.com/…/3000-dolphins–dead–peru…New1 day ago […]