Oceanic climate

We’re counting on US ports — it’s time to protect against climate change

Just over a year after the ship Ever Given blocked the Suez Canal, her sister ship, the Ever Forward, remains stranded in the Chesapeake Bay, once again highlighting the role of shipping in the global supply chain. American ports and waterways are the cornerstone of our national security and prosperity. …

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Arizona will experience another hot, dry spring as drought persists

Arizona residents hoping for a break this spring from the state’s drought will be disappointed, with climatologists calling for minor to exceptional drought conditions in what is being called the ‘new normal’ for the State. The spring outlook released this month by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted the …

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As drought outlook takes shape, preparations begin for wildfire season in southwestern Colorado – The Journal

Dry and hot weather expected this summer The Durango Fire Protection District and La Plata County Emergency Management Office have begun preparations for wildfire season as drought and wildfire forecasts point to the possibility of another dry summer. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald file) Another dry summer with a significant fire risk …

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Antarctica’s Conger Ice Shelf has collapsed amid days of record high temperatures, satellite images show

An ice floe the size of Rome has collapsed in Antarctica, which has seen days of record high temperatures, satellite images show. Scientists said “almost all” of what was left of the Conger Ice Shelf turned into an iceberg in the past week. It comes as Antarctica experienced temperatures 40C …

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Reynolds: Youngkin is trying to roll back climate change progress in Virginia | Columnists

Ed Reynolds Governor Glenn Youngkin’s appointment of Andrew Wheeler to a key cabinet position in Virginia governance should inspire every Virginian to lean forward and take note. Wheeler’s nomination failed, thank goodness! But “determined” fringe Governor Youngkin played the end game and brought “Lightning Rod” Wheeler aboard his administration as …

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The impact humans have had on biodiversity

The world is going through a “sixth mass extinction” or “Anthropocene extinction”, a biodiversity crisis. The current rate of species extinction is estimated to be 100 to 1,000 times higher than natural extinction rates. No humans have been involved in the previous five mass extinctions. But the sixth mass extinction …

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Both poles of the planet are experiencing extreme heat and Antarctica is breaking records

The Earth’s poles are experiencing simultaneous extreme heat with parts of Antarctica more than 70 degrees (40 degrees Celsius) warmer than average and areas of the Arctic more than 50 degrees (30 degrees Celsius) warmer than the average. Antarctic weather stations broke records on Friday as the region approached autumn. …

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How climate change leads to bigger hailstones

A 2019 study by the Amsterdam Institute for Environmental Studies showed that more solar panels mean more hail damage. An EU initiative aims to have one million carbon-free homes by 2023 and solar power is becoming much more common, but researchers noted there is a lack of rules and standards …

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2022 Hawaii Triennial highlights local culture in global exposure

But unlearning paradise has precedent in Chiu’s practice, as evidenced by “Paradise Now?: Contemporary Art from the Pacific,” the 2004 exhibition she curated at the Asia Society and Museum in New York. Rethinking Hawai’i beyond the prism of leisure intervenes in what scholar Edward Said has described as the Western …

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Making a green future work for all Bostonians

East Boston is one of Boston’s most vulnerable neighborhoods to the impacts of climate change, particularly sea level rise. It is also home to a thriving and diverse community of residents, many of whom have historically been excluded from the political process. . A wide variety of factors contribute to …

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Pacific Northwest ‘mega-drought’ set to worsen

According to US Drought Watch (USDM), nearly 55% of the western United States and 75% of the Pacific Northwest are currently experiencing drought conditions. Climate experts predict that drought conditions will be even worse this summer than they have been for the past two years. As a result, central Oregon …

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Increased marine heat waves affect summer monsoon rains in India

An increase in marine heat waves in the northern Indian Ocean, which have been shown to affect monsoon rainfall in a recent study, has focused on accurate heat wave monitoring and forecasting. marines in the region. In the study, scientists showed that the western Indian Ocean region experienced the greatest …

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Satellite launched to locate weather-caused wildfires in western US

The Western Hemisphere will have new eyes in the sky to monitor extreme weather events and wildfires caused by the climate crisis after the launch of the operational geostationary environmental satellite GOES-T on Tuesday. GOES-T is the latest in a next generation series geostationary weather satellites forecast by the US …

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Weather: the many climatic zones of Chile | Chile

As the world’s proportionally longest and narrowest country – spanning 33 degrees latitude – or 4,200 km – from north to south, Chile has its fair share of different climatic zones. In the far south, including the island of Tierra del Fuego, shared with neighboring Argentina, there is a strongly …

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Georgia DRN warns boaters about North Atlantic right whales

This coverage is made possible through a partnership with WABE and Grist, an independent, nonprofit media organization dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future. Scientists and advocates racing to save North Atlantic right whales are trying a new approach this season: warning boaters that hitting a …

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Stagnant rain totals could set California back

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — What seemed unthinkable in late December may soon become reality in Sacramento. The year’s water surplus could turn into a deficit if the dry weather continues into March. Each hydrological year begins on October 1. This is when Northern California tends to start seeing precipitation. Citing …

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Impact: Human-caused climate change sets the stage for severe fires | News

The likelihood of a warm, dry and windy fall that could pave the way for severe fires in California and western Oregon has increased by 40% due to human-induced climate change, according to new computer models. . In developing the new research, the scientists focused on conditions like those seen …

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New England states are warming faster than the rest of the country

Rhode Island has seen the highest rate of warming in New England since the turn of the 20th century, and its neighbors aren’t far behind as the region leads the nation in rising temperatures. That’s according to a report released last month by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration detailing …

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When it comes to coastal resilience, late is not better than never! | Mint

It’s one of the most hackneyed maxims in the English language: better late than never! But yesterday the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a report concluding that waters off the coast of Massachusetts could rise between 2 and 7 feet in the lifetime of our children, which means catastrophic …

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Viewpoint: Global warming is hitting hard and fast

There is so much at stake if we don’t immediately protect our lovely Malaspina Strait, which is home to hundreds of marine species and migratory birds. ~ Lesley Armstrong Seven months ago, our southwest coast experienced a heat dome, during which billions of sea creatures ranging from plankton and crustaceans …

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Satellite losses show threat solar storms pose to tech

Washington— As if we didn’t have enough to worry about: some scientists are warning of the inevitable catastrophic effects on modern life of a large solar storm. These solar bursts, which eject energy in the form of magnetic fields and billions of tons of plasma gas called “eruptions”, are unpredictable …

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Eric Lander quits as Biden’s top science adviser after bullying probe | Biden Administration

Joe Biden’s top science adviser, Eric Lander, resigned on Monday, hours after the White House confirmed an internal investigation found credible evidence he mistreated his staff. It was the first cabinet-level departure of the Biden administration. An internal review prompted by a workplace complaint found evidence that Lander, director of …

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Blizzard-like ‘bomb cyclones’ are boosted by warming oceans

Warming ocean waters due to climate change are creating ideal conditions for more “bomb cyclone” events like the one that hit the northeast with extreme winter conditions in late January, experts say. The storm brought 23.6 inches of snow to the Boston area, tying its single-day snowfall record, and killed …

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Snow percentages drop in most Montana river basins

BOZEMAN – After a month of December that saw exceptional humidity in Treasury State, officials from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) say January largely lacked much needed rainfall. Monthly totals from the NRCS SNOTEL site across Montana show January rainfall was below near normal. “The first week of the …

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5 very buffalo ways to predict the weather

Groundhog Day is approaching tomorrow and most of the world will be watching Punxsutawney Phil to see if he sees his shadow and we will have another six weeks of snow. Fun after a long day at work. Listen to Dave Fields in the afternoon from 3-7 p.m. Fun after …

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Marine reserve in Latin America brings hope but conservation challenges remain

The creation this month of a new marine reserve in Ecuador will secure a biological corridor for endangered species, including sea turtles, manta rays, whales and sharks. The 60,000 square kilometer reserve is part of the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor that stretches from Ecuador to Costa Rica and will …

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Gas cookers leak methane even when turned off, study finds

According to a new report, gas stoves release significant amounts of methane when turned on and even when turned off, adding to the growing debate about the effects of gas-powered appliances on human health and climate change. The small study – based on measurements of cooktops, ovens and broilers in …

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Hungry yeasts are tiny living thermometers

This fluorescence microscopy image shows yeast vacuoles that have undergone phase separation. Credit: Luther Davis / Alexey Merz / University of Washington Membranes are crucial for our cells. Each cell in your body is surrounded by only one. And each of these cells contains specialized compartments, or organelles, which are …

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Defenders of good ocean conditions are not enough to recover salmon / Public News Service

Recent data on ocean conditions could be good news for struggling salmon in the Northwest. But species advocates warn that this is not enough to stop their alarming slide. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects ocean waters to remain cold and more food for fish along the west coast. …

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Marshall Fire expected to put climate change at top of Boulder City Council’s agenda for 2022

The rarity of a winter fire razing Boulder County subdivisions a few weeks ago has all fingers pointed at climate change. In the news and on these opinion pages, climate experts and healthy planet advocates – including a perceptive 14-year-old named Emma Weber – are all saying the same thing: …

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Could Jack Frost leave us a surprise Thursday in Ocean County

Well, here we go again, maybe. Looks like our pal Jack Frost might be dropping us a little surprise Thursday morning here in parts of New Jersey…maybe even in Ocean County. Looks like according to Meteorologist Dan Zarrow we could see “wintry” weather overnight from Wednesday to Thursday morning. Listen …

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A Most Uncertain Fiction – The Wichitan

Edward Roberts, under the anonymous “strannikov”, has been writing flash fiction since 2007 appearing online at yummy demon, language is a virus, Gone Lawn Journal, Metazen, Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Fictionaut, and The miscreant. His verse (since 2016) appeared at Fictionaut and Literary magazine and in print at …

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Top sustainability trends for 2022, greening air travel and discussing plant-based diets

This week current climate, which every Saturday brings you a balanced view of the news of sustainable development. Sign up to receive it in your inbox every week. The World Economic Forum has once again postponed its annual event in Davos, Switzerland, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, but its …

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La Nina is expected to persist until May before disappearing

La Nina could linger for at least another four months before the phenomenon begins to fade. La Nina could persist for at least four more months before the phenomenon blamed on South American droughts, milder weather in the southern United States and heavy rains in the Pacific Northwest begins to …

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iodp: Bhu Prof will participate in the Iodp expedition | Varanasi News

Varanasi: Dr Komal Verma, Assistant Professor in the Geology Department of the Hindu University of Banaras has been invited to participate in the prestigious International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition 397 to the Atlantic Ocean as a micro-paleontologist, for two months in October-December 2022.According to the spokesperson for BHU, she …

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Winter’s wrath envelops the Berkshires in polar frost to start the week | Weather

Quote “Leaving a bookstore is difficult… especially on a January day, when the wind is blowing, the ice is dangerous and the books inside seem to congregate in colorful heat. “ Jane Smiley (novelist, essayist) A brutal explosion from a deep arctic frost, also known as a “polar vortex”, was …

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‘We can’t ignore the reality’: Colorado fires underscore the urgency of US climate law | Climate crisis

Joe Biden ended his tour of neighborhoods devastated by Colorado’s most destructive fire by emphasizing the link between escalating U.S. wildfires and the global climate crisis, saying the United States can no longer “ignore the reality” of the weather conditions that “supercharged” the fires. Biden’s trip to Boulder County on …

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‘Urban fire storm’: urban sprawl increases risk of destructive forest fires | Forest fires

IIt was just after sunrise on New Years Eve when climatologist Daniel Swain pulled up outside his home in Boulder County, Colorado. The snow was starting to fall and a strong pungent smell – “like burnt plastic,” Swain said – hung in the freshly chilled breeze. A rapid forest fire …

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December 2021 was the 2nd hottest on record for Philadelphia, as part of a climate change trend

As to wipe the slate for 2022, temperatures have plunged and lawns snowed in the Philadelphia area and on the Jersey Shore Monday, leaving December as a quickly fading memory. But the last day of 2021, Dec.31, recorded an average daily temperature of 51 degrees in Philadelphia – 16 degrees …

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Cobb weather update: January 2, possibility of brief isolated tornadoes

The National Weather Service updated its weather forecast for Cobb County this morning, but there is still a dangerous outlook for the weather, with a possibility of brief isolated tornadoes. Here is the published outlook for Cobb County and much of North Georgia: .DAY ONE… Today and tonight … A …

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The puzzling link between western wildfires and Arctic sea ice – Eurasia Review

“Some say the world will end in fire,” wrote Robert Frost a century ago. The poet described a popular view of the end of the world before moving on to its apocalyptic opposite, writing, “some say in the mirror”. But the relationship between fire and ice, in terms of Earth’s …

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Antarctic researchers attach sensors to seals to study continental ice shelves

The Antarctic researchers wanted to investigate dangerous places where ships rarely sail in the region. Previously, oceanographers relied on boat studies to conduct their investigations, but this is not as reliable as they expected. This time, scientists used seals with sensors to study Antarctic waters in detail. By attaching them …

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California has a compelling new sparkling winery, with bubbles that evoke a crisp coastal breeze

California winemakers love to talk about the influence of the Pacific Ocean on their wines. The cool breeze, the salty air, the mineral seashells – it’s an evocative scene that, when paired with wine, evokes something refreshing, alluring, as aromatic as a stand of live coastal oaks on the Pacific …

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Top 10 Most Memorable South Jersey Weather Events 2021 | Local news

Meteorologist Joe Martucci was at the moderate stage of coastal flooding on Mediterranean Avenue in Atlantic City as a long-lasting northeast crosses the northeast. A northeast from Jan.31 to Feb.3 brought up to five consecutive rounds of tidal flooding, heavy rains, wind and the first snow in more than a …

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Luisaviaroma Sustainability Project Advances Philanthropy Path for Italian Retailer

An image from the Toy Story series shot in Dorset, England by Gabriele Galimberti, The Last My … [+] The Earth beats climate awareness campaign Photo by Gabriele Galimberti courtesy of Luisaviaroma Andrea Panconesi, the former third-generation CEO and now president and chairman of Luisaviaroma, is making his desire to …

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California earthquake: magnitude 6.2 quake hits north coast

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake was reported off Eureka in northern California. The earthquake struck at around 12:10 a.m. local time at a depth of 5.8 miles, and it has been confirmed by the National Weather Service that a tsunami is not expected after the quake. “No tsunami is the main …

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Great Barrier Reef corals could become the target of mass bleaching, World News

For the fourth time in the seventh year, corals in the Great Barrier Reef may become the target of mass bleaching – the process by which coral reefs release algae from their tissues and turn white. A forecast from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Noaa) showed how heat …

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What role does climate change play in windstorms and tornadoes?

Derechos “are primarily a summer phenomenon,” said Harold Brooks, senior researcher at the National Severe Storms Laboratory of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “If you make it more summery, you can expect them to increase.” “What makes derechos painful is that although their winds are often not strong enough …

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Indian cities underwater until the first rain in Greenland, 2021 was the year of climate change alarms

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, a popular sentiment circulating on social media is that the coronavirus has been unleashed on us by Mother Nature due to the irreversible damage that humans cause to it. Although there are no studies that can directly link the two events, it is …

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See a new side of Kamala Harris at the National Space Council

Vice president Kamala harrisKamala HarrisJussie Smollett Convicted of Lying to Police Top Dem Party Promises Not to Let Expanded Child Tax Credit Expire at End of Month Hugh Hewitt Begs Trump Not to Support Greitens in Missouri MORE recently organized the first meeting of the National Space Council (NSC) of …

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La Niña expected to influence winter climate 2021-22 | Community

BROOKINGS – La Niña conditions have been officially declared this season by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), but what does that mean for South Dakota’s winter climate, and the outlook for this year in particular? ? Laura Edwards, an extension state climatologist at South Dakota State University (SDSU), …

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Falling natural gas prices a sign of hope for consumers

After hitting their highest levels since 2014 just a few months ago, natural gas prices have fallen in recent weeks, falling more than 10% on Monday alone, a development that could provide much-needed relief to many. Americans preparing for high home heating. bills this winter. The latest drop came after …

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Weather Policy Explanation – The Brookhaven Courier

In February 2021, Texas was hit by a major snowstorm. In the event of inclement weather, Dallas College has protocols in place to decide to cancel classes and close campuses. Sharon Davis, Director of Business Continuity at Dallas College, is responsible for ensuring Dallas College is prepared for, responds to, …

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Last buoy collected for the ’21 season | News, Sports, Jobs

The last of three new climate monitoring and marine safety buoys has been recovered for the season on the south shore of Lake Superior. From left to right, Jeff Koch and Tyler Penrod, both of the Superior Watershed Partnership, and Brett DeLonge of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. (Photo …

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What is an atmospheric river? Understanding the Flooding in British Columbia | Item

Climate change could worsen these weather events ️ HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW⭐️ Atmospheric rivers are also called AR. They are narrow bands of water vapor in the atmosphere that usually start near the equator and travel across the world. As moisture moves northward and hits land, it is …

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UAE has world-class hotel infrastructure: Ram Madhav

Need of the hour is for leaders in the region to come together in a spirit of camaraderie, says Ram Madhav Image Credit: Gulf News Archives The Fifth Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) 2021 will be held in Abu Dhabi from December 4 to 5, 2021. Chaired by Sri Lankan President …

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Sea turtle found off coast of Washington, cold and clinging to life, recovers at Seattle Aquarium

The turtle had been floating helpless for so long that its head and shell were covered with algae. His body temperature had reached a crater and he was so weak he could barely move. Deviated from its path by severe storms, a sea turtle usually at home in the warm …

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Warming Great Lakes have a domino effect in winter with above-average temperatures, report says

CHICAGO – Winter is fast approaching, but experts say the Great Lakes have failed to get the message. The video shown is from a previous report. After summer and fall evenings that haven’t cooled sufficiently, surface temperatures in massive water bodies tend to be above average, the Chicago Tribune reported. …

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Coldest Thanksgiving in 7 years; sweeter weekend ahead

Happy Thanksgiving Minnesota. A cold Canadian high pressure system is in place in the Upper Midwest today. As you can see from the temperature map above, blue is the dominant color in our region. Sub-freezing temperatures push as far south as the Chicago suburbs in southern Iowa to Omaha. Our …

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These four metrics are used to track drought and paint a grim picture

Drought has tightened its grip on the western United States, as dry conditions enter their second decade and to stretch a river which supplies 40 million people. Experts agree that things are bad and getting worse. But how exactly do you measure a drought and how do you know where …

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Shaheen leads delegation to secure $ 3.7 million in NH to improve coastal resilience against natural disasters

22 November 2021 (Washington, DC) – US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chairman of the Credit Sub-Committee for Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), led the New Hampshire congressional delegation to welcome $ 3,794,613 in new grants from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) for New Hampshire to support coastal …

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Salmon across the country will be able to swim freely again thanks to the influx of infrastructure funds

Story by Alex Brown for Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. SEATTLE – The $ 1.2 trillion federal infrastructure package signed this month creates a new $ 1 billion program designed to open thousands of miles of congested transportation corridors. These choked arteries are not roads and bridges, …

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Senators Introduce Bill Focuses on Blue Carbon Ecosystems

11.19.21 Ecosystems provide environmental benefits, sequester atmospheric carbon Senate Oceans Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) reintroduced the Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act, legislation focused on the conservation, restoration and understanding of coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Blue carbon ecosystems, which include mangroves, intertidal marshes, …

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HHS steps up pressure on climate change with new office | Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

[co-author: Sam Throm] The Office of Climate Change and Health Equity The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently established the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE), reinforcing the Biden-Harris administration’s strong commitment to mitigate the legacy damage of climate change and build resilience for the future. …

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What is the sixth mass extinction, what scientists say

Recent research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), indicates that the current sixth mass extinction could be one of the most serious environmental dangers to the survival of the civilization. ZBush on DeviantArt According to the study, this …

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The implications for regional security – benarnews

The stakes at the Glasgow Climate Change Summit could not be higher. Scientists are clear and united in warning that if humanity fails to contain global warming, the impacts will be irreversible and cataclysmic. Southeast Asia is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to this situation. As …

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