Climate Change

SHOWTIME's "Years of Living Dangerously" — Preview and Discussion Event for SEJ Members

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 and Environmental Health News.


"Acidic Waters Killing Off Millions of Scallops Along the West Coast"

"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."

Source: CTV News, 03/17/2014

"GAO: Climate Change Threatens Energy Infrastructure"

"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."

Source: Climate Central, 03/12/2014


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