October 2012

Communicating Ocean Change: Partisans & Climate Change

We are in the midst of a political tsunami--inundated by ads, commentary , discussions and debates. Amidst all this, the issue of climate change is largely absent, but when it does come up, I frequently hear the question, “Why is climate change a partisan issue?”

How would you answer this question?

Rise: Climate Change and Coastal Communities - The Flood Next Time

Rising sea levels bring high tides and high waves to our shores. Extreme weather events cause our rivers to flood. It is no longer possible to halt all the impacts coming with climate change. It is time to start adapting to those changes that are now inevitable.