In 2013, after some controversy, South Carolina’s Department of Natural Resources released a report on risks the state could face due to climate change. One of those risks? “A predicted result of climate change is the increase in intense storm events causing greater water inputs in shorter periods of time, affecting flood frequency and duration,” the report noted.
ALASKA SEEKS FEDERAL MONEY TO MOVE A VILLAGE THREATENED BY CLIMATE CHANGE... COUNTLESS VILLAGES IN THE WORLD TO COME...
ANCHORAGE — One of the most eroded Native Alaskan villages on the state’s coast is being considered as a possible national model for moving entire communities whose futures are threatened by natural disasters escalated by climate change.
At climate talks in Paris later this year, negotiators should ponder the damage already done...
MEF ( MAJOR ECONOMIES FORUM ON ENERGY AND CLIMATE) DISCUSSES EXPECTATIONS FOR THE 2015 PARIS CLIMATE CONFERENCE...
MEF Discusses Expectations for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference
The Road to Paris is a strategic campaign and process to help set a Solutions Agenda with business, financiers and governments that will support and complement the historic United Nations climate change conference (COP21).
The de facto assumption of climate change policy is that the world must limit the increase in global temperatures to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) above pre-Industrial levels, or risk hitting a tipping point where the impact becomes irreversible.
This undated handout photo provided by NASA shows the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctic. (AP Photo/NASA)
It’s one of the most important questions on the planet: How much are the seas ultimately going to rise, thanks to what we’re doing to the atmosphere with all our cars and power plants? Scientists are still struggling to find a clear answer to it...
A "king tide" leaves parts of Sausalito, Calif., flooded in 2010. Disagreement over the impact of ice-sheet melting on sea-level rise has led the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to omit their influence - and thus underestimate sea-level rise - in recent reports, a pattern the panel repeats with other key findings. Photo by Yanna B./flickr. Dec. 6, 2012
IPCC predictions: Then versus now
Photo by Pete Souza/The White House.