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Category Archives: Climate Change
Read the full story from Vanderbilt University. Almost all climate scientists agree that actions must be taken to lower carbon emissions, also known as greenhouse gases, to reduce the risk of damage to the environment and ultimately human health. A … Continue reading
Climate Change Issues: Options for Addressing Challenges to Carbon Offset Quality. GAO-11-345, February 15. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-11-345 Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d11345high.pdf Recovery Act: Status of Department of Energy’s Obligations and Spending, by Franklin Rusco, director, natural resources and environment, before the Subcommittee on … Continue reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final rule that extends the deadline for reporting 2010 data under the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Program to September 30, 2011. The original deadline was March 31, 2011. EPA previously announced its … Continue reading
Read the full story from Texas A&M. Changing global climate due to on-going and projected warming have great potential to impact U.S. naval forces worldwide, according to a panel report issued today that includes a Texas A&M University researcher.
The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) recently released two new reports on improving community resilience and prosperity by incorporating climate change adaptation best practices into city planning strategies. The reports, The Value of Green Infrastructure for Urban Climate Adaptation … Continue reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing that its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Program has recently completed extensive work to develop GHG data reporting requirements for a wide range of different industries in response to Congressional mandates. This program will … Continue reading
MIT’s Senseble City Lab explores innovative ways to visualize and investigate urban dynamics in real-time, leveraging on digital data. They also design innovative architectural interfaces to broadcast real-time information within cities. Their YouTube channel has some great videos that illustrate … Continue reading
Read the press release. Researchers already study how various species of plants and animals migrate in response to climate change. Now, Jason Samson, a PhD candidate in McGill University’s Department of Natural Resource Sciences, has taken the innovative step of … Continue reading
Read the press release. As carbon dioxide levels have risen during the last 150 years, the density of pores that allow plants to breathe has dwindled by 34 percent, restricting the amount of water vapor the plants release to the … Continue reading
Read the full story at Mother Nature Network. How the Dalai Lama feels about climate change and Canada’s inferiority complex are a few of the issues to come to light through classified documents.