Southwest Climate News
Managers of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary say they’ll use a new report to try and prepare the resources they steward for the coming impacts of climate change, including increases in sea level and extreme weather events such as winds, waves, and storms.
Wet skies have brought relief to allergy sufferers, but don’t expect it to last, say experts who predict earlier and longer allergy seasons to be the new norm. One possible culprit: climate change.
Warming ocean temperatures and increased glacial outflow around Antarctica may have a big impact on clams living on the ocean floor. Younger clams try to move away when they sense warmer temperature or reduced oxygen levels, but older clams stay put.
According to a survey by LifeWay Research, you are more likely to deny global warming if you are a young, rural, Southern, evangelical, Republican pastor.
Agricultural regions important to food and wine production today are expected to shift northward as climate change takes its toll on the planet, according to a study recently conducted in part with UC Davis scientists.
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.