Gas hydrate breakdown unlikely to cause massive greenhouse gas release

Gas hydrate breakdown unlikely to cause massive greenhouse gas release   Gas hydrate (white, ice-like material) under authigenic carbonate rock that is encrusted with deep-sea chemosynthetic mussels and other organisms on the seafloor of the northern Gulf of Mexico at 966 m (~3170 ft) water depth. Although gas hydrate that …

Your CRC February Newsletter is Here!

  Coastal Risk Consulting’s February 2017 Newsletter Join Coastal Risk for a Key Biscayne Community Forum on Sea Level Rise and Flood Risk this Thursday, February 16th (see below for more more details). Meet CRC’s New Staff Members! Alec Bogdanoff, Ph.D.Dr. Alec Bogdanoff is a South Florida native and the …

Citizen Science in the City

Urban Citizen Science Do you live or work in a city? Well, have we got the projects for YOU! Below, we highlight research projects in need of your help in cities. Find more projects on SciStarter to do now or bookmark your favorites for later! Cheers! The SciStarter Team Snow Tweets It’s easy …

Weekly Climate Review as of 02-17, 2017

World warns, cajoles and carefully nudges Trump on climate action This week brought some subtle and not-so-subtle pressure on President Donald Trump to think carefully before making good on his campaign promise to remove the United States from the Paris Agreement. As foreign ministers of the G20—including newly-appointed U.S. Secretary …

OMG – Glaciers more vulnerable to fast melting

NASA took on an unprecedented study of Greenland’s melting. Now, the data are coming in By Chris MooneyFebruary 10 at 5:06 PM A research ship on Greenland’s northwest coast during a NASA mission to survey the seafloor. (NASA/JPL-Caltech) In 2015, in a moment of science communication genius, NASA created a …

Climate change Models Understate Problem

      Climate Change Models Understate Problem   Current climate change models understate the problem, scientists argue Date: February 8, 2017 Source: Oxford University Press USA Summary: A new study on the relationship between people and the planet shows that climate change is only one of many inter-related threats …

World push-back vs. Trump’s regression on climate change

January 27, 2017     World pushes back against Trump’s regression on climate change This first week of Donald Trump’s U.S. presidency brought a whirlwind of climate-related action and reaction. The responses at home were at times astonishing, but those from abroad—both overt and covert—underscored the magnitude of the global …