eia: EIA mapping tool shows which U.S. energy facilities are at risk from flooding

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

***** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2014 EIA mapping tool shows which U.S. energy facilities are at risk from flooding The public now has a new online tool to help inform them about energy facilities’ exposure to flooding caused by hurricanes, overflowing rivers, flash floods, and other wet-weather events. Developed …

16 Favorite Things Climate Change is Ruining

Jay Owen Trendspotting

16 Of Your Favorite Things That Climate Change Is Totally Screwing Up By Ryan Koronowski on August 9, 2013 at 9:00 am When people talk about “climate impacts,” the images that usually come to mind are broiling heat waves, drought-parched creek beds, dangerous storm surges, the slowly-but-surely rising sea. These things can …

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring Contact Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 March 21, 2013 NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains. …

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; Findings could improve warnings

Ethical Markets Nature/Biomimicry

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; Findings could improve warnings Posted: 13 Nov 2012 12:11 PM PST New research indicates that flash flooding that swept through the mountain town of Leh, India, in 2010 was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused …

Rooftop gardens could solve Singapore’s flooding problem

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

Rooftop gardens could solve Singapore’s flooding problem In the last two years, rapid urbanization and changing weather patterns have lead to major flash floods in Singapore. Requiring rooftop gardens on buildings could help solve the problem.  Read the full story Do women scientists in India still face discrimination?   DELHI …