This Past Week In WaterTank News
Rising Tides Heighten Rising Concerns ♦ Pacific Ocean Sea-Level Rise Can Predict Temperature Changes ♦ How Sand is Moved From Ocean Floor To Jersey Shore ♦ $7M Invested In 10 Wetland Banks ♦ Alaskan Village Relocating Due To Climate Change ♦ Massachusetts Pays For Climate Resilience ♦ Big Oil's $100B Coastal Nightmare ♦ Sea Level Rise Would Redraw The Map
Public News Service - A new report from the National Wildlife Federation highlights the vulnerabilities of North Carolina's coastline if global warming and sea level rise aren't addressed.
YIBADA - The world's average surface temperature will increase up to 0.28 C (0.5 F) in 2016 compared to 2014 based on the height of sea level rise in the Pacific Ocean, predicts a new study.
NJ.Com - Much their time aboard the Dredge Liberty Island for Capt. James "Woody" Hoffman and his crew is déjà vu.
Farm Futures - Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than $7 million to fund agricultural wetland mitigation banks in 10 Midwest and Northern Great Plain states.
New York Times - Residents of a small Alaskan village voted this week to relocate their entire community from a barrier island that has been steadily disappearing because of erosion and flooding attributed to climate change.
Sea Level Rise Would Redraw The Map - August 18
The San Diego Union Tribune - Many San Diego properties would have a lot more 'ocean' in their 'oceanfront' if climate predictions come true.
Massachusetts Pays For Climate-Change Resilience - August 17
eco' RI news - The state of Massachusetts recently awarded nearly $2 million in funding to support local efforts to prepare for and reduce the impacts from coastal storms and climate change, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea-level rise.
Bloomberg - From 5,000 feet up, it’s difficult to make out where Louisiana’s coastline used to be.