Category Archives: Climate Change

RESEARCH REPORT: Real Estate at Risk, by State, from Sea Level Rise until 2050

This research study by Climate Central and Zillow, the real estate listing firm, contains a great deal of data and information graphics that we urge you to check out in the original website, below: http://www.climatecentral.org/news/ocean-at-the-door-new-homes-in-harms-way-zillow-analysis-21953#article-comments Ocean at the Door: New … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Development, Disaster Management

“Bizarre Spikes” Becomes a Standard Feature of Climate Change — not just in the Arctic

Check it out — an opinion piece from E&E in February of 2018. from Medium <https://medium.com/@Michael_Spencer/arctic-alarms-climate-scientists-with-bizarre-temperature-spike-ac1354427b97&gt; Michael K. Spencer  The original business insider. A tech Futurist and Editor of FutureSin. WeChat: mikekevinspencer Feb 27 2018 Arctic Alarms Climate Scientists with … Continue reading

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NPR: Sad State of Health Services in USVI

Nearly five months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, medical services in the USVI are still in horrible shape, with 400 seriously ill patients receiving care in the mainland, and both major hospitals (in St. Thomas and St. Croix) unable to … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Development, Disaster Management, Health, Small Island

US Climate Change Report — Weather Underground Summary w/ Graphics

This is an essay  produced by Bob Henson (bio at the bottom) for WeatherUnderground which nicely summarizes many of the most significant regional impacts of Climate Change in the USA (There is still something like this needed for islands under US jurisdiction.) … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Climate Change

AEROSOLS: A New Climate Change Challenge

[From the March/April edition of Foreign Affairs (page 135). I am surprised by the breadth and complexity of the aerosol issues, which add a major dimension to my understanding of the climate change dilemma.] The Next Front on Climate Change How … Continue reading

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IISDRS Summary of the Paris Climate Change Conference UNFCCC COP21 — Deal of the Decade

@IISDRS Summary & Analysis from #UNFCCC #COP21 posted on Thursday, 17 December 2015 [Click here to visit IISD Reporting Services.] Paris Climate Change Conference – November 2015 (UNFCCC COP 21) 30 November – 11 December 2015 | Paris, France http://www.iisd.ca/climate/cop21/enb/Continue reading

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Pacific Island Youth Speak Out on Climate Change

from the Deutsche-Welle web site: <http://www.dw.com/en/pacific-islands-youth-skeptical-of-cop21/a-18873278&gt; PACIFIC ISLANDS Pacific islands youth skeptical of COP21 While small Pacific islands are in danger of vanishing due to rising sea levels, their younger inhabitants are skeptical that the climate summit in Paris will … Continue reading

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