SEJ invites members to sign up for an exclusive online preview screening and discussion with the Executive Producer/Co-Creator of the SHOWTIME® documentary-series YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY, Apr 2, 2014 at 1 pm EDT. Executive Producer David Gelber will be joined by YEARS Correspondent + Executive VP of Conservation International M. Sanjayan, and Chief Science Advisors Heidi Cullen, Ph.D.,and Joe Romm, Ph.D., for a discussion and Q&A with SEJ members, moderated by Peter Dykstra, Publisher of DailyClimate.org and Environmental Health News.
"Warmer winters make for less snow in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. When the snow melts into the state's rivers, it provides water throughout the summer, when the state typically experiences little rain."
"DE KALB, Miss. — Looming like a spaceship over pine and sweet-gum forest, the high-tech power plant under construction in rural Kemper County is a $5 billion wager on an energy future that includes coal."
A committee of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will today release a report warning of the effects of man-made global warming and urging quick action to slow it.
"B.C. fishermen are struggling to deal with catastrophic losses as millions of scallops and oysters are dying off in record numbers along the West Coast -- a crisis experts suggest is being caused by an increase in fossil fuels in the atmosphere, leading to a rise in ocean acidity."
"U.S. President Barack Obama and EU leaders meeting in Brussels this month will throw their combined weight behind tackling climate change, a document seen by Reuters says, in a show of developed world solidarity on the need for a new global deal."
"A $5bn facility to capture carbon and pump it underground could provide a lifeline for the dirtiest of fossil fuels, but many remain unconvinced"
"Wildlife officials weigh plan to transport fish from state’s biggest hatchery to sea rather than risk mass deaths during migration."
"U.N. climate negotiations resumed on a shaky footing on Monday as some delegates questioned how the meeting was being run amid calls for more urgency at the talks, which after two years have made scant progress towards a global climate change deal."
"Oil refineries and drilling platforms in the U.S. are vulnerable to sea level rise and greater storm surge. Fuel pipelines, barges, railways and storage tanks are vulnerable to melting permafrost and severe weather. Warming seas and water shortages put nuclear and other electric power plants at risk. Power lines can be blown away by hurricanes and other extreme weather."