Climate Change Taking Toll on Clarity of Lake Tahoe Water | California News | US News

CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. (AP) — Climate change is changing the rules scientists have followed for decades as they try to identify the causes of Lake Tahoe’s loss of clarity and chart a course to restore the ecological health of the mountain lake. Source: Climate Change Taking Toll on Clarity of Lake Tahoe Water | California […]
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Op-Ed: Gov. Brown travels the globe talking about climate change. He should focus on this basic program at home – LA Times

Gov. Jerry Brown traipses all over the world trying to save the planet from global warming. But he needs to salvage one basic environmental program here at home. Source: Gov. Brown travels the globe talking about climate change. He should focus on this basic program at home – LA Times
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Rising Sea Level Will Double The Frequency Of The Coastal Flooding By Mid-Century : ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE : Science Times

A recent study unveils that the rising sea level will double the possibility of the frequent coastal flooding by 2050. Source: Rising Sea Level Will Double The Frequency Of The Coastal Flooding By Mid-Century : ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE : Science Times
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Rising sea levels could mean twice as much flood risk in Los Angeles and other coastal cities – LA Times

Researchers have long made global-scale estimates of sea-level rise and analyzed what effects the ocean’s ascent will have on coastal erosion, on the environment and on human communities. Those estimates have taken into account storm surge and tidal fluctuations, among other variables. But they haven’t included a crucial factor: waves. Source: Rising sea levels could […]
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Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard: We must move toward renewable energy – Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition

There are now 95,000 jobs in the U.S. wind power industry and this is expected to reach 230,000 in fewer than 15 years. Most importantly, this energy source is going to last forever, is clean, and almost every state and every country on the planet has at least some opportunity to develop wind energy projects. […]
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The First Global Data-driven 3D Ocean Map

With only roughly 10% of oceans having been explored in any detail, the Group on Earth Observations commissioned a global map of Ecological Marine Units. The map will support the wise use of ocean resources and the preservation of environmental resilience by providing a framework for understanding processes and detecting change. Source: The First Global […]
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The Sydney Barrier Reef: engineering a natural defence against future storms

The foundations of a new Sydney Barrier Reef could consist of a series of concrete, iron or wooden structures, placed on the continental shelf, just beneath the water surface and intelligently composed to allow the ocean to bring plants, fish and sand to attach to those structures. Source: The Sydney Barrier Reef: engineering a natural […]
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