Climate Change

"Study Finds Fish Face Double Whammy From Acidification, Low Oxygen"

"Fish in the Chesapeake Bay and other estuaries face a greater risk from climate change than previously suspected, a new study suggests, as they’re more likely to become disoriented and die in water that is both starved of oxygen and has become more acidic."

Source: Bay Journal, 05/11/2016

Sanders and Clinton Court West Virginians Hit Hard by Coal’s Decline

"With West Virginia’s economy battered by a coal industry in free fall, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is hoping that a strong showing in this state’s Democratic primary on Tuesday will keep him a force in the party’s politics by showing that his message still resonates, even though his rival, Hillary Clinton, has an almost insurmountable lead in delegates."

Source: NY Times, 05/10/2016

"EPA Chief Says Carbon Rule Not Killing Coal Country"

"The top U.S. environmental regulator said Friday that federal rules to curb power plant pollution are not the cause of the economic decline of coal country after presidential candidates confronted anger on the campaign trail this week from laid-off West Virginia miners."

Source: Reuters, 05/09/2016

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