Southwest Climate News
With so much focus from the left on social and economic issues in recent months, some were gratified to see California Democrats take a strong stance on the environment.
The reduction of greenhouse gases that cycle through the atmosphere more quickly than carbon dioxide could significantly reduce potential sea level rise this century, according to a study in which the National Center for Atmospheric Research was a major contributor.
Blame it on a dry winter, hotter-than-normal spring – possibly even climate change: This year has been a particularly rough one for allergy sufferers battling the pollen that early blooms have sprayed into the air.
Climate change will bring significantly higher temperatures and sea levels to California by the end of the century, and it’s already worsening droughts and fires, scientists conclude in a draft report.
The Monterey Shale formation contains two-thirds of all known shale oil deposits in the United States. But there could also be a price, one that might last many decades, just as the Gold Rush hydraulic strip-mining techniques left tons of mercury in Mother Lode streams.
With the world’s oceans facing serious global warming threats, U.S. researchers say it’s high time to establish a national effort to monitor marine biodiversity.
Aaron Harber is best known for conducting TV interviews of high-powered figures. But now he has a subject just a few minutes' walk from his back door. It's a parcel he envisions turning into one of the country's most environmentally sustainable, carbon-neutral communities.
The ski industry should take a leadership role in the battle against climate change by enlisting its customers to pressure their representatives in Congress, a featured speaker told the audience at the Mountain Travel Symposium in Snowmass Village last week.
Low-lying islands may be facing more global warming trouble than previously thought. Some islands could face regular inundation within the next few decades as sea level rises.
An oceanographer and former Navy rear admiral said at a conference on sea level rise at UC Santa Barbara that rising sea levels driven by global warming are now considered a serious threat to national security, but the nation is beginning to get a handle on the issue.