Saturday August 27th 2016, 10:00 AMGood water management can drive growth and poverty reduction, and help deal with climate shocks. Poor water management can do the opposite. [News Source]
Poor water management threatens Ethiopia’s decade of growth.
Our energy grid is incredibly vulnerable to climate change.
Saturday August 27th 2016, 10:00 AMFrom rancid food to emergency-room nightmares, communities take a punch when the lights go out. [News Source]
China and US to ratify landmark Paris climate deal ahead of G20 summit, sources reveal.
Saturday August 27th 2016, 10:00 AMMove may tip momentum and bring accord into force at global level. [News Source]
Experts: Killing clean power plan won’t revive coal.
Saturday August 27th 2016, 10:00 AMCoal-producing states are preparing for arguments next month in the federal appeals court case known as West Virginia v. EPA, challenging the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. [News Source]
Changing opinions on climate change, from a CNN Meteorologist.
Saturday August 27th 2016, 10:00 AMAlthough climate change is thought of as simply a political football, it has been a heated topic among meteorologists for years. I, for one, have changed my conclusion over time on whether humans are responsible for the increased heat content of the Earth. [News Source]
Preparing for a changing shoreline.
Friday August 26th 2016, 10:00 AMWisely, officials here in the commonwealth are not waiting for the seas to encroach on our neighborhoods as is already happening in places like South Florida. [News Source]
Climate change is going to cost millennials more than college—if we don’t act.
Friday August 26th 2016, 10:00 AMMillennials will be the first generation to bear the costs of weather damages and infrastructure challenges. [News Source]
Are August tornadoes becoming more frequent?
Friday August 26th 2016, 10:00 AMSince 1950, when modern meteorological weather keeping began, there have never been more than five tornadoes in August in Indiana. Until now, that is. [News Source]
To storm-proof Hoboken, a microgrid.
Friday August 26th 2016, 10:00 AMAfter devastating flooding in 2012, the New Jersey city is racing to develop its own backup power supply. [News Source]
Environmental justice plays key role in winning next generation of climate policies.
Friday August 26th 2016, 10:00 AMTo be successful, and to win on climate, we must address the impacts on communities of color. Environmental justice needs to be front and center. [News Source]
What you need to know about California’s $17 billion water project.
Friday August 26th 2016, 10:00 AMWe asked two experts to answer key questions about California WaterFix, the state-backed plan to build two giant tunnels to divert Sacramento river flows. Here’s what they had to say. [News Source]