Five decades after the first climate change warning to an American president, the signs are apparent. Global temperatures have increased, extreme weather events are more common, and species are fleeing their habitats.
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is refusing to fully comply with the subpoena from House Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Chair Lamar Smith (R-TX).
‘Rising Tides’ Summit In Hampton Is The First To Focus Exclusively On The Dangers Of Coastal Flooding And Sea Level Rise
Nearly 40 elected officials from 18 coastal states are in Hampton this weekend to share their experiences and search for common ground at a national summit on the growing coastal flood threat.
In the lead up to the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21) this November, Ocean Leadership has collaborated with the European Marine Board on a statement to highlight the critical role of ocean science as part of the societal response to climate change.
The 2015 AAAS Arctic Science Conference focused on the health and sustainability of estuaries, as well as other climate-driven changes to the region’s environment.
An economist who specializes in climate and energy policy will be the next head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
EPA’s Provides Document With Reasons For Denial Of A Petition Requesting EPA To Initiate Rulemaking Under The Toxic Substances Control Act To Address Risks Related To Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Particularly Those Associated With Ocean Acidification
This document provides the reasons for EPA’s denial of a petition it received under section 21 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) from the Center for Biological Diversity and Donn J. Viviani, Ph.D.
Pursuit of the common good was the overarching theme in Pope Francis’ address to the joint session of Congress on September 24th. The pontiff referred to his recent encyclical and said that this common...
New analysis of the effects of melting permafrost in the Arctic points to $43 trillion in extra economic damage by the end of the next century, on top of the more than the $300...
The politics of climate change are often depicted as a simple battle, between environmentalists and particular industries, over government policy. That’s not wrong, but it’s only a rough sketch of the matter. Now a paper co-authored by MIT economist Christopher Knittel fills in some important details of the picture, revealing an essential mechanism that underlies the politics of the climate battle.