- 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
- Latest Mississippi River Delta News: August 28, 2015Latest Mississippi River Delta News: August 28, 2015 Katrina Spawns a Decade of Flood Protection Design and Construction (Mentions MRD Coalition) By Pam Radtke Russell, Engineering News-Record. August 25, 2015. That buffering of the coastline is part of a “multiple lines of defense” strategy being promoted by a “Restore the Delta” coalition that is pushing […]
- Building Energy Retrofits Just got a lot Easier with this New ToolkitBy Guest AuthorBy: Karen Penafiel, Vice President, Advocacy, BOMA International At its Every Building Conference this summer, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced the relaunch of its BOMA Energy Performance (BEPC) toolkit. BEPC is an industry-vetted, proven process to plan, procure, and implement performance-driven building retrofits that has been used in successful projects […]
- New Poll: U.S. Latino Communities Overwhelmingly Support Clean Air ProtectionsBy Lucía Oliva HennellyPoliticians and political observers are increasing the amount of time spent trying to figure out how to engage with Latino voters – a large and growing part of the American electorate. Issues such as immigration reform usually dominate the discussion nationally, but a new poll from the national polling firm Latino Decisions […]
- Latest Mississippi River Delta News: August 28, 2015
- 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
- Greenland campaign takes flight to measure ice sheetEarlier this month, a NASA instrument nestled in the belly of a small plane flew over Greenland’s ice sheet and the Arctic Ocean’s icy waters. Flying above creviced glaciers, chunks of ice floating in melt ponds, and the slushy edges of the ice sheets, the instrument used a rapidly firing laser to measure the elevation […]
- Greenland campaign takes flight to measure ice sheet
- Signs of Katrina Linger in the MarshesTen years after the storm made landfall, a record of Katrina’s fury remains in the marshes surrounding Delacroix.
- Signs of Katrina Linger in the Marshes
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By admin | Published: February 12, 2012
Global Extinction: Gradual Doom as Bad as Abrupt In “The Great Dying” 250 million years ago, the end came slowly The geology of Griesbach Creek in the Arctic tells an ancient tale of slow extinction. Credit and Larger Version February 2012 The deadliest mass extinction of all took a long time to kill 90 percent […]