Climate Change

March 5, 2014

Climate Conversations Webinar Series: Attribution of Extreme Weather

In this interactive panel discussion, scientists will discuss what characterizes an extreme weather event and how single events or trends in extreme weather are attributed to climate change. 4:30 - 6 p.m. MST. Free

Topics on the Beat: 

"Sodden Britain Ready To Face Climate Change?"

"In a busy world, it’s easy to think about climate change as a far-away problem – one there’s still time to work on later, that’s happening far away from where we live, that will affect our children or grandchildren but not us. That’s gotten a little harder in the United Kingdom this past month, as the heaviest winter rain in more than 250 years has lashed the country into a sodden, leaking mess, and moved worries about extreme weather right up the list."

Source: Reuters, 02/13/2014

"Sens. Feinstein, Boxer Propose Emergency Drought Legislation"

"WASHINGTON -- Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer proposed emergency drought legislation Tuesday ahead of President Obama's planned visit to Fresno, as Democrats scrambled to counter GOP charges that trying to save rivers and fish during California's historic drought is destroying the nation's chief source of fruits and vegetables."

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 02/12/2014

"Obama, Hollande Cooperate on 2015 Global Climate Change Pact"

"WASHINGTON, DC, February 11, 2014 (ENS) – The leaders of France and the United States today agreed to expand their work to curb climate change in advance of the United Nations climate summit next year in Paris, where the world is expected to forge a global climate agreement to take effect in 2020."

Source: ENS, 02/12/2014


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