Climate Change

Sources: Obama, China Aim To Formally Join Paris Climate Pact At G-20

"President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to formally commit their nations to last year's Paris climate change agreement in the coming days, a move that would increase pressure on other nations to follow suit and serve as an implicit rebuke to the deal's skeptics inside the U.S."

Source: Politico, 09/01/2016

As Sea Levels Rise, 1.9 Million U.S. Homes Could Be Underwater By 2100

"The real estate data firm Zillow recently published a research analysis that estimated rising sea levels could leave nearly 2 million U.S. homes inundated by 2100, a fate that would displace millions of people and result in property losses in the hundreds of billions of dollars."

Source: Wash Post, 08/26/2016

"Climate Change Complicates Predictions Of Damage From Big Surf"

"Tropical Storm Colin ripped across the Gulf of Mexico in June and hit the coast of southwest Florida with 60-mile-an-hour winds. Before it arrived, a team from the U.S. Geological Survey used a new computer model to predict how far inland the waves would invade."

Source: NPR, 08/25/2016


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