This Past Week In WaterTank News
Sea-Level Rise Epic Risk To Florida ♦ Changing Climate Equals Changing Oceans And Coast ♦ Virginia Environmental Leaders Brace For Setbacks Under Trump ♦ Investing In Our Natural Infrastructure ♦ Sea Levels Rising At Unprecedented Rate Could Displace Millions ♦ San Francisco Voters Pave Way For Climate Adaptation ♦ Why Second Half Century Sea-Level Rise Worries Scientists
Sea-Level Rise Presents An Epic Risk To Florida - November 13
Gainesville.com - Sea-level rise "is not a science issue. It is a real estate, finance and built-environment issue," said John Englander, a Boca Raton-based oceanographer and author.
A Changing Climate Equals A Changing Ocean And Coast - November 12
The Huffington Post - As countries meet this week at COP22, it is imperative that promises made last year at COP21 under the Paris climate accord are seriously pursued, including the Clean Power Plan and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
The Virginia Pilot - At a rally in Atkinson, N.H., on the Friday before he was elected president, Donald Trump made a statement that he knew would sound preposterous to some in the cheering crowd.
Investing In Our Natural Infrastructure - November 9
Coastal News Today - When you hear the word “infrastructure,” what do you think?
Sea Levels Rising At Unprecedented Rate Could Displace Millions Of People By End Of Century - November 8
The Verge - Sea levels are rising at unprecedented rates, scientists say. New research shows that by 2040, more than 90 percent of the world’s coastal areas could be experiencing sea level rises of more than 8 inches.
NPR News In Milwaukee - Climate change has largely been ignored in conversations surrounding the presidential election. Local elections have been another matter, however, with many cities and states talking about how to deal with it.
The Washington Post - Even as negotiators meet in Marrakech, Morocco to take the next steps to avert dangerous human-caused climate change — and, even as the U.S. decides whether or not to elect a president who is skeptical it is happening — a new study has highlighted the sharp stakes involved, particularly when it comes to the ongoing rise in global sea level and the dramatic but uneven way in which it could affect the world’s coastlines.