This Past Week in WaterWise News:
Sea Level Rise May Disrupt Millions ♦ Pentagon Opposes Atlantic Drilling ♦ Tweeting During Natural Disasters ♦ Obama and Trudeau Climate Deal ♦ New Study on Sea Level Rise ♦ US East Coast and Gulf Stream ♦ Hidden Driver of Climate Change ♦ California Prepares for Climate Change ♦ Congress Investment in Coasts? ♦ Budget Skimps Water Infrastructure
The New York Times - Sea-level rise, a problem exacerbated by greenhouse gas emissions, could disrupt the lives of more than 13 million people in the United States, three times more than most current estimates, according to a study published Monday.
The Washington Post - The Obama administration is reworking its plan to open the southern Atlantic Coast to offshore oil exploration because of strong opposition from the Pentagon.
The Washington Post - Researchers [have] detailed how 52 million geographically pinpointed tweets they gathered from before, during and after the hurricane offered telling insight into where [Hurricane Sandy] ultimately wreaked the most havoc.
Politico - The Obama administration announced Thursday it would expand its regulation of the oil and gas industry.
The Washington Post - As our planet continues to warm, coastlines worldwide will retreat inland — in the long run, maybe by a lot.
Weather Underground - Researchers often see sea level rise on the US East Coast at the same time as the Gulf Stream flow decreases.
The Washington Post - Humans are making global warming worse, all right - but in more ways than you think.
Coastal News - California has released its plan to deal with the potentially extreme effects of climate change.
Coastal News - Healthy coastlines bring multiple returns on the investment made by the federal government, state and local project sponsors and private investors.
SmartGrid News - President Obama's proposal to cut $1.4 billion from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' budget would set maintenance of the nation's water infrastructure "back more than a decade."