Can We Address Climate Change Without Sacrificing Water Quality?

Strategies for limiting climate change must take into account their potential impact on water quality through nutrient overload, according to a new study from Carnegie’s Eva Sinha and Anna Michalak published by Nature Communications.

Source: Carnegie Institution for Science

From Environmental News Network

https://www.enn.com/articles/56880-can-we-address-climate-change-without-sacrificing-water-quality

2019-02-27T09:24:50-07:00February 27th, 2019|Climate and Energy, Land and Freshwater, News|Comments Off on Can We Address Climate Change Without Sacrificing Water Quality?

Climate Change Tipping Point Could Be Coming Sooner Than We Think

Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018, rising by an estimated 3.4 percent in the U.S. alone.

Source: Columbia University

From Environmental News Network:

https://www.enn.com/articles/56506-climate-change-tipping-point-could-be-coming-sooner-than-we-think

2019-01-23T11:16:20-07:00January 23rd, 2019|Climate and Energy, News|Comments Off on Climate Change Tipping Point Could Be Coming Sooner Than We Think

Trump’s Science Adviser Pick: Extreme Weather Expert With Climate Credentials

Kelvin Droegemeier is vice president for research at the University of Oklahoma and a climate change scientist. His selection was widely welcomed.

BY MARIANNE LAVELLE

From Inside Climate News

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/01082018/kelvin-droegemeier-trump-picks-white-house-science-adviser-climate-change-extreme-weather

2018-08-02T10:33:05-07:00August 2nd, 2018|Climate and Energy, News|Comments Off on Trump’s Science Adviser Pick: Extreme Weather Expert With Climate Credentials

New EPA Chief Makes Clear: The Easing of Environmental Rules Will Continue

Former energy lobbyist Andrew Wheeler said he will continue the deregulatory course set by Scott Pruitt, without the scandals that plagued his predecessor.

BY GEORGINA GUSTIN

From Inside Climate News

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/02082018/new-epa-chief-andrew-wheeler-scott-pruitt-environment-climate-change-trump-coal

2018-08-02T10:28:40-07:00August 2nd, 2018|Climate and Energy, News|Comments Off on New EPA Chief Makes Clear: The Easing of Environmental Rules Will Continue

100th meridian: East-west divide between moist and arid parts of U.S. may be shifting

Warming climate may push western aridity to the east

Source: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

Nearly a century and a half after explorer John Wesley Powell zeroed in on the 100th meridian west as the dividing line between the humid east and arid west of the United States, researchers say he was right — but that climate change is now moving the line eastward, into the traditionally fertile Midwest. The effects on U.S. farming and other pursuits could be huge.

From Science Daily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180411110957.htm

2018-04-18T09:24:26-07:00April 18th, 2018|Climate and Energy, News|Comments Off on 100th meridian: East-west divide between moist and arid parts of U.S. may be shifting