Where Has All the Ice Gone?

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

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 …

Earth Policy Release – Warmest Decade on Record Brings Record Temperatures and Weather Extremes

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Warmest Decade on Record Brings Record Temperatures and Weather Extremes  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C51/temperature_2013 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator February 13, 2013 Eco-Economy Indicators are twelve trends that the Earth Policy Institute tracks to measure progress in building a sustainable economy. Taking the earth’s temperature tells us about the relative health of …

NOAA announces $4.9 million for collaborative research projects to aid coastal communities manage effects of climate change

kristy Greentech

NOAA and the University of New Hampshire have announced more than $4.9 million to fund nine collaborative research projects aimed at making coastal communities and environments more resilient to rising sea levels, changing weather patterns, extreme storms, and ocean warming and acidification. The grants, made by NOAA’s National Estuarine Research …

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 …