- DesalinationSan Diego County — As drinking water becomes scarcer, desalination will become a rising trend. California is experiencing an extended drought. Now, San Diego County is building a $1 billion desalination plant. “It was not an easy decision to build this plant,” said Mark Weston, chairman of the agency that supplies water to San Diego […]
- PermafrostFor a longtime researches at The Membrane Domain have been conducting R&D on the exponential properties of climate change. The melting of the permafrost has become a good example of the problem. A recent article in Nature Climate Change reports: Decomposition of organic carbon from thawing permafrost soils and the resulting release of carbon to […]
- Antarctica HighThe Weather Underground reports Antarctica hit a record high temperature. Antarctica may have experienced its warmest day ever recorded on Tuesday, with the temperature reading of 63.5°F, reports The Weather Underground. Tuesday’s record high temperature follows another high reading of 63.3°F set just the day before. Until this week’s heat wave, the highest-known recorded temperature […]
- Airlines’ biofuel ambitions must not increase emissionsBy Rafael GrilloBy Rafael A Grillo Avila, Environmental Defense Fund & James Beard, WWF-UK If international aviation were a country, it would be a global top-ten carbon emitter, with emissions expected to triple or quadruple by 2040. This is why the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has agreed to cap net carbon emissions from international […]
- Texas Legislators Vote to Limit Citizens’ Ability to Protect Their Property, HealthMay 1, 2015
- Fossil fuels haven't lost the race, yet. Here's the full story.By EDF BlogsBy: Jeremy Proville, Senior GIS Specialist & Economic Analyst A recent Bloomberg New Energy Finance article made a splash saying that fossil fuels “just lost the race against renewables.” It included a striking chart, depicting changes in power capacity additions with very clear diverging trends. Although this would be a delightful turn of events, we should […]
- Airlines’ biofuel ambitions must not increase emissions
- March 2015 National OverviewThe March contiguous U.S. average temperature was 45.4°F, 3.9°F above the 20th century average — the 12th warmest March on record and warmest since 2012.
- March 2015 Global AnalysisPlease see March 2015 Global Analysis report for more information.
- March 2015 DroughtPlease note that the values presented in this report are based on preliminary data. They will change when the final data are processed, but will not be replaced on these pages.
- March 2015 National Overview
- Longer melt season a game changer for Arctic mammalsMany human communities want answers about the current status and future of Arctic marine mammals, including scientists who dedicate their lives to study them and indigenous people whose traditional ways of subsistence are intertwined with the fate of species such as ice seals, narwhals, walruses and polar bears. But there are many unknowns about the […]
- Longer melt season a game changer for Arctic mammals
- Power Outages Plague NepalDarkness descended on much of Nepal after a powerful earthquake rattled the country’s already stressed electrical grid.
- Power Outages Plague Nepal
Tag Archives: economic impacts
By admin | Published: May 7, 2014
The USA has released a report on climate disruption. Climate change is happening now. The U.S. and the world are warming, global sea level is rising, and some types of extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and more severe. These changes have already resulted in a wide range of impacts across every region of […]
By admin | Published: February 24, 2012
USDA and British Columbia: A comprehensive multi-disciplinary synthesis published in Environmental Reviews reveals the urgent need for further investigation and policy development to address significant environmental, social and economic impacts of invasive alien species and climate change. Invasive Plants …why be concerned? Invasive plants pose a threat to our native environment and are […]