Tag: climate change water

Americans Choose Sun Over Water: Why That’s Bad News

Written by | November 23rd, 2010

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Which do you prefer -– abundant blue skies or abundant blue (fresh) water? It may be hard to have both, especially as climate change continues, says Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman.

Climate Change: Risks to U.S. Water Supplies Will Increase

Written by | July 20th, 2010

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A new report projects that climate change will endanger water supplies across much of the United States — but there’s still time to prevent the worst, says Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.

World Water Day 2010: A River Runs Through It

Written by | March 22nd, 2010

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Monday was World Water Day — celebrate by learning more about the importance of water for our livelihoods…and how you can act on that knowledge.

Translating How Climate Change Will Impact Your Backyard

Written by | February 18th, 2010

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Climate change is going to impact everybody’s backyard — but so many people don’t understand that. Time to get the data out to them, says Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, Sept. 3

Written by | September 3rd, 2009

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Some days, you just have to give in and say: Yes, it really is all about climate change. At least the links are always interesting here at Cool Green Morning: How is climate change like an epileptic seizure? Climate Feedback reports on two new studies warning that a “flickering” between pre-tipping and post-tipping point conditions […]

Why Bill Gates ‘Gets It’ About Climate Change

Written by | April 15th, 2009

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I have heard some conservationists lament that Bill Gates and his philanthropic foundation don’t “get it” when it comes to the environment — because they focus on vaccines and agricultural development, but not on environmental protection that also contributes to human well-being. I think Mr. Gates has already “gotten it.” In his 2009 Annual Letter […]

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