Obama Opens Eastern Seaboard to Oil Exploration

Breaking from Newsmax.com The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor. The move, which stands to create thousands of jobs to support a new energy infrastructure, dismayed environmentalists …

Rising Seas Summit

    The inaugural Rising Seas Summit brought together more than 170 professionals from national and local government, industry, academic institutions and environmental NGOs together to highlight the interrelationships between sea level rise, climate change and extreme events. Understanding, anticipating and adapting to water related threats is critical to national …

Market Forces: ANZ biggest gambler on dirty coal and gas exports

ANZ biggest gambler on dirty coal and gas exports Friday 31 May 2013 Press Release A new interactive map has been published that identifies ANZ as the commercial bank lending most heavily to coal and gas export projects along Australia’s Eastern seaboard, including in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes How should geophysics contribute to disaster planning? Research into carbon storage in Arctic tundra reveals unexpected insight into ecosystem resiliency World’s biggest ice sheets likely more stable than previously believed World’s melting glaciers making large contribution to …

First Wave of Speakers Announced; Deadline for Speaker Recommendations is Today

First Wave of Speakers Announced for 2013 Rising Seas Summit Speaker Recommendation Deadline is Today   2013 Rising Seas Summit: Understanding Sea Level Rise in the Face of Extreme Events and an Uncertain Economy June 18-20, 2013  |  Fort Lauderdale, FL Hosted at the Westin Beach Resort Visit www.SeaLevelRiseSummit.org for the latest updates. …

Good environmental policy is good economic policy

While a political storm brews in Washington over deficit reduction, severe storms are on the rise, as Hurricane Irene reminded us when it swept up the eastern seaboard. For years, Congress has attempted to appease corporate energy interests rather than produce good climate policy, and with the economy in trouble, …