Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties

News Alert Issue 409, 26 March 2015  Science for Environment Policy About this service Contact the Editor Subscribe to this News Alert  In this issue Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties More adaptive approaches to planning could help policymakers deal with deep uncertainties about the future of our …

Saving the Arctic: The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change

  August 7, 2014      Saving the Arctic     The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change By Rebecca Lefton and Cathleen Kelly Combating climate change requires immediate and long-term cuts in heat-trapping carbon pollution, or CO2, around the globe. But reducing carbon pollution …

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in          The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) …

Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy

  Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy SOURCE: AP/Brennan Linsley An Inuit hunter and fisherman steers his boat past a melting iceberg and along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet. By Cathleen Kelly | Center for American Progress,  March 19, 2014 Download the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News       Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows Posted: 17 Sep 2013 09:19 PM PDT Much attention is paid to melting sea ice in the Arctic. But less clear is the situation on the other side of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Superstorm Sandy shook the U. S., literally

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Superstorm Sandy shook the U. S., literally New understanding of rare white shark movement around Hawai’i ‘First step’ in addressing effects of climate change Weeding out ineffective biocontrol agents Remote-sensing study quantifies permafrost degradation in Arctic Alaskan wetlands New solar-cell coating could enable a major …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News:Arctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first half of 21st century, experts predict

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Arctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first half of 21st century, experts predict Scientists map elusive 3-D structure of telomerase enzyme, key actor in cancer, aging Secrets of bacterial slime revealed Alternative way to explain life’s complexity proposed Disappearing nannies force parents to accept …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Shark tooth weapons reveal missing shark species in Central Pacific islands Satellite tagging maps the secret migration of white sharks 2013 wintertime Arctic sea ice maximum fifth lowest on record Chimps: Ability to ‘think about thinking’ not limited to humans ‘A better path’ toward projecting, planning for rising seas on …

Where Has All the Ice Gone?

Eco-Economy Indicators Ice Melting MARCH 07, 2013 Where Has All the Ice Gone? Emily E. Adams As the earth warms, glaciers and ice sheets are melting and seas are rising. Over the last century, the global average sea level rose by 17 centimeters (7 inches). This century, as waters warm …