Climate Change

"Greenland Lost A Staggering 1 Trillion Tons Of Ice In Just Four Years"

"It’s no news that Greenland is in serious trouble — but now, new research has helped quantify just how bad its problems are. A satellite study, published last week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, suggests that the Greenland ice sheet lost a whopping 1 trillion tons of ice between the years 2011 and 2014 alone."

Source: Wash Post, 07/21/2016

"Fighting Obama’s Climate Plan, but Quietly Preparing to Comply"

"Matt Mead, the governor of Wyoming, the nation’s leading coal-producing state, fiercely opposes President Obama’s climate change regulations, which could shutter hundreds of coal plants and deeply wound his state, one of 27 that are suing to block the plan. Nevertheless, Mr. Mead, a Republican, has ordered his top environmental officials to prepare to comply with the president’s effort... ."

Source: NY Times, 07/20/2016

"GOP Convention Kicks Off -- Minus Climate-Friendly Republicans"

"CLEVELAND -- Eleven House Republicans who are trying to change their party's attitude on climate change appear to be skipping the GOP convention beginning here today. Several also say they won't vote for presumed presidential nominee Donald Trump."

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