Climate Change

Supermoon King Tide Offers Preview Of Sea-Level Rise Along East Coast

"This week’s supermoon was more than a spectacular sight in the night sky. It nudged up sea levels, leading to areas of coastal flooding along the East Coast. Such inundation offered a glimpse of the new normal in certain low-lying areas as sea levels rise because of climate change."

Source: Wash Post, 11/18/2016

Interior Department Issues New Rule To Limit Methane From Oil and Gas

"The Interior Department on Tuesday finalized a much anticipated new regulation aimed at the oil and gas industry, one that seeks to capture flared natural gas and corral “fugitive” emissions of methane that are escaping drilling operations on public and Native American lands."

Source: Wash Post, 11/16/2016

Good News For Planet: Carbon Emissions Were Flat For 3rd Straight Year

"A world greatly concerned about how the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president could stall global climate policy received a major dose of welcome news Sunday, when scientists published a projection suggesting that for the third straight year, global carbon dioxide emissions did not increase much in 2016."

Source: Wash Post, 11/15/2016


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