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Check out the link above for some words of encouragement for the current climate action situation from the Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Julie Packard. “ We stand with leaders in California , and other states and nations,...
Ninth circuit court of appeals rules that  scientists can draw on long-range climate projections to determine whether a species should be listed as threatened. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/environment/article110407662.html...
In the ecosystemic approach, instead of trying to adapt to droughts, floods, air pollution, land degradation, deforestation and rising sea levels, that inevitably will lead to overall catastrophe, it is posited that we should deal with the present...
Journalist covered Cop 21 for Vogue - focusing on the women of Cop 21, answering the 1.5 vs 2 degrees question, etc. Interesting to see these discussions go more mainstream
This report summarizes what is known and what is not known about impacts of climate changes that have already occurred and risks of future impacts. It integrates information about the full range of possible climate outcomes, as well as the role of...
This report produced by the World Meteorological Organization outlines the human and economic losses resulting from weatehr, climate and water extremes from 1970-2012. It has excellent graphics and charts illustrating the regional differences in...
A new report by the Yale Project on Climate Communication about how registered voters respond to politics and climate change issues.
In the United States, the United States Global Change Research Program produces the National Climate Assessment (NCA) every four years. The NCA is a great interactive tool providing images, videos, graphics, and succinct scientific sound bites for ten...
Jan 9th 2013 -- A suite of scenarios of climate, sea level rise, land use and land cover, and other conditions are now available! These are intended as input to the U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA). This website provides an overview of and links...
Learn more about the Obama Administration's efforts to reduce dependence on oil, promote energy efficiency, and invest in a clean energy future.

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