Cuba Tackles Climate Change with a Century-Long Plan

January 12, 2018 – Recognizing that climate change is not a short-term thing, the government of Cuba, after experiencing Hurricane Irma in September, has set a course to alter ... Continue Reading →

Low-Oxygen Dead Zones Threatening Ocean and Coastal Waters

January 5, 2018 – Deoxygenation is a growing problem in the ocean. The cause is human. It is our waste and activities that is consuming oxygen through biogeochemistry. The implications ... Continue Reading →

The Difference Between 1.5 and 2.0 When it Comes to Climate Change is Huge

January 4, 2018 – The latest projections from 27 different global climate models indicate that a rise of global mean temperatures of 2 Celsius in the next 50 years will increase ... Continue Reading →

Canada Takes Baby Steps Towards a Low Carbon Future

December 24, 2017 – It is Christmas Eve and a new present going under Canada’s national tree is the creation of a low carbon economy fund set at $2 billion CDN. The fund ... Continue Reading →

Carbon Emission Reduction Strategies Need New Tools and Technologies But Where Are They?

December 17, 2017 – Two years after the nations of the world came together in a nearly-unanimous show of support for tackling climate change, there is little evidence to show ... Continue Reading →

Wind Turbines Have Unforeseen Ecological and Local Climate Impacts

December 10, 2017 – In June this year, President Donald Trump held a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he praised coal and criticized wind energy. He pointed out that wind turbines ... Continue Reading →

Union of Concerned Scientists See Global Warming Fueling Wildfire Risk

December 8, 2017 – Several media outlets in the United States have run headlines in the last two days linking the outbreak of wildfires in Southern California to climate change. ... Continue Reading →

Moody’s Warns U.S. Coastal States and Cities to Address Climate Change or Lose Their Credit Ratings

November 30, 2017 – Moody’s is in the bond credit rating business. It issues ratings on a A to C scale with sub gradations such as Aaa, Baa. Caa or less. Moody’s also ... Continue Reading →

Rising Sea Levels and Saltwater Intrusion Poses a Growing Threat to Coastal Populations and Farms

November 28, 2017 – Increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere from human activity has led to many unintended consequences: warmer mean atmospheric temperatures, warmer ... Continue Reading →

Coastal Planners Advised by Climate Scientists to Look at Where Ice is Melting

November 16, 2017 – In the journal Science Advances, yesterday, researchers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Caltech, in Pasadena, California, revealed a forecasting ... Continue Reading →