Climate Change

July 19, 2009 to July 23, 2009

Coastal Zone 09

This biennial international symposium on coastal and ocean management, sponsored by NOAA, will be on changes in the climate, shorelines, habitats, and policies.
June 22, 2009 to June 25, 2009

AMA Conference on Broadcast Meteorology

Topics include regional challenges in forecasting, including tropical, severe weather, lake effect, mountain and winter weather. Also planned: a day trip to the Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, WA.
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June 1, 2009 to June 5, 2009

23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction

Topics include assessing current abilities to analyze and predict significant weather events and highlighting research under way to enhance those capabilities.
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House Dems Reach Partial Deal, Soften Climate Bill

Marathon negotiations seem to have produced a deal on key points of climate-and-energy legislation among House Democrats. Energy Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) announced late Tuesday that he though he had enough votes to pass the compromise. It reportedly gives away about half of the CO2 credits to utilities and other heavy industry -- instead of auctioning them.
Source: NYTimes, 05/13/2009

The Biz: The Great Challenge: Getting the Climate Change Story Right

In the wake of newly declared newspaper bankruptcy declarations in Minneapolis and Philadelphia…and shut-downs of print editions in Seattle and Denver — we have a challenge — the nation's media must do a responsible job in covering the coming climate change debates in Washington.

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