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 assumes full operational responsibilities of environmental satellite

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

NOAA assumes full operational responsibilities of environmental satellite Contact John Leslie, [email protected], 301-713-0214 March 4, 2013 A recent major milestone to develop the next-generation of polar-orbiting satellites was reached when operational control of America’s newest environmental satellite was transitioned to NOAA. These satellites are critical to providing advanced warning for severe …

Shining a Light on Energy Efficiency

kristy Resource Efficiency

Shining a Light on Energy Efficiency www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights15 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight July 12, 2011 Our inefficient, carbon-based energy economy threatens to irreversibly disrupt the Earth’s climate. Averting dangerous climate change and the resultant crop-shrinking heat waves, more-destructive storms, accelerated sea level rise, and waves of climate refugees means cutting …