Climate Change

"Obama to Unveil Tougher Climate Plan With His Legacy in Mind"

"In the strongest action ever taken in the United States to combat climate change, President Obama will unveil on Monday a set of environmental regulations devised to sharply cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s power plants and ultimately transform America’s electricity industry."

Source: NY Times, 08/03/2015

Defense Dept To Congress: Global Warming Is a 'Present Security Threat'

"For the first time, the U.S. Department of Defense has detailed what it views as its greatest challenges related to climate change. In a report to Congress, the Defense Department said that global warming poses a 'present security threat, not strictly a long-term risk.'"

Source: Mashable, 07/30/2015

Sources: EPA Will Ease Deadlines on Climate Rule To Help States Comply

"The Obama administration has decided to give states more time to comply with proposed regulations that will require dramatic cuts in greenhouse-gas pollution from power plants, people familiar with the plans said Tuesday."

Source: Wash Post, 07/29/2015
August 11, 2015

NPF Webinar: The Cost of Violent Weather

Weather is the most durable of news topics, especially when it surprises with extremes. We’ll explore violent weather events and how to track the cost of catastrophic storms in this free webinar at 1:00 p.m. on Aug 11, featuring Washington Post Weather Editor Jason Samenow and other experts.

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