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Managing the Risks of Climate Change: An A-B-C Approach

Like any responsible risk-management strategy, E3G’s report lays out a series of objectives to determine climate security risks, identify ways to reduce such risks, and also plan for the worst-case scenario.… Read More

Weekly Climate Science Roundup

We want you to get your hands dirty and see where the science comes from. Below are short summaries and links to climate science papers that have been published in the past week.… Read More

Global Climate Numbers for January: 17th Warmest on Record

On the other hand, most of Canada and Siberia — large expanses of land — experienced temperatures well above average, and as mentioned last week, Arctic sea ice extent reached its lowest January extent on record. … Read More

Climate Central Appears on “EnergyNow”

The short answer is, climate change and extreme weather — even the extremely snowy weather we’ve seen this winter in parts of North America and Europe — may be related.… Read More

Brighten the Water: Proceed with Caution

By increasing the number of microscopic bubbles at the ocean’s surface, Seitz says, the water’s reflectivity will increase. More light will be scattered away and the planet will be kept cooler.… Read More

American Cities and the Rising Sea

Not surprisingly, places like New Orleans and Miami look highly vulnerable. But we also uncovered less familiar pockets of risk, from Virginia Beach to the New Jersey Shore, from Tampa Bay to the San Francisco Bay Area.… Read More

Report Warns of Worsening Western Water Crisis

A combination of adaptation measures by residents and farmers will be necessary to avoid severe water shortages due to population growth and climate change-related shifts in rainfall patterns, the report says.… Read More

Data Storm: What To Do With All This Climate Information?

Just how much climate data is there? It’s hard to say, but in 2002, NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center reported that it had 1.3 petabytes (or about 500 million floppy discs worth) of digital climate data.… Read More