Climate Change

Scientists Urge Fixes To World’s Ailing Climate Monitoring Network

"In a paper released Thursday, 26 scientists, including four laboratory directors at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, unveiled a blueprint for the [climate] observing network of the future. It calls for a coordinated and expanded observing network that is focused on answering key scientific questions that respond to the needs of society and that leverages emerging technology."

Source: Washington Post, 11/10/2017

"La Niña Is Here. What Does That Mean For Our Winter?"

"La Niña, the cooler sibling of El Niño, is here. The La Niña climate pattern — a natural cycle marked by cooler-than-average ocean water in the central Pacific Ocean — is one of the main drivers of weather in the U.S. and around the world, especially during the late fall, winter and early spring."

Source: USA TODAY, 11/10/2017

Top Trump Environmental Pick Has ‘Many Questions’ About Climate Change

"Kathleen Hartnett White, President Trump’s pick to serve as his top White House environmental official, told the Senate Wednesday that she had doubts about the link between human activity and climate change."

Source: Washington Post, 11/09/2017

"Syria Joins Paris Climate Accord, Leaving Only U.S. Opposed"

"Then there was one. Syria announced during United Nations climate talks on Tuesday that it would sign the Paris agreement on climate change. The move, which comes on the heels of Nicaragua signing the accord last month, will leave the United States as the only country that has rejected the global pact."

Source: Reuters, 11/08/2017

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