Category Archives: Climate Change

This is what hurricanes do: Caneel Bay Plantation is Dead

from the NY Times: <https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/travel/st-john-caneel-bay-resort.html > Caneel Bay: Why a Caribbean Paradise Remains in Ruins Two years after back-to-back hurricanes struck St. John, the famed Caneel Bay Resort has not reopened. The storms’ lingering aftermath laid bare the eco-resort’s long-festering … Continue reading

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

Long Patch Article on Causes of Maryland Bad Air Quality

health & fitness Maryland’s Dirty Air: Quality, Greenhouse Gas Recorded By UMD Pollutants from smokestacks upwind, traffic, development density and proximity to water all contribute to Maryland’s air quality problems. By Deb Belt, Patch Staff                                                   Dec 19, 2019 11:42 am … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Climate Change, Close to Home, Health, Monitoring

from GRIST: The US Green Economy Is Now Worth $1.3 Trillion

U.S. green economy now rakes in more than $1.3 trillion each year. Prepare yourself for a green economic future, because according to a new analysis, low-carbon and resource-efficient businesses are now estimated to generate more than $1.3 trillion in sales … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change

US Set to Produce Most Oil Next Decade

The reputable Global Witness web site (based in the UK) has an excellent analysis of projected oil and gas production for the next ten years which predicts that 60% of the new global oil and gas production for that period … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, energy, Fracking

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

Posted in Climate Change, Futures

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