Tag: Gulf Coast sea-level rise

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 11

Written by | July 11th, 2011

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Happy Cool Green Monday!

  1. Conservancy marine scientist Laura Geselbracht explains why sea level rise is such a big deal for Florida’s Gulf Coast. (Grist)
  2. A new study revealed that today’s polar bears started out brown and Irish. (Scientific American)
  3. Love solar power, but not so crazy about solar panels? Meet solar ivy. (CleanTechnica)
  4. Brand-new South Sudan is home to some increasingly rare African megafauna. (Mongabay)
  5. In defense of “personal liberty,” Republicans in Congress move to stop the adoption of energy-efficient light bulbs. (Guardian)

Climate Change Impacts: Now Scarier Than Any Hollywood Thriller

Written by | June 19th, 2009

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For all the doom and gloom forecasts that have dominated climate change warnings, it’s easy to understand why people envision a future when post-apocalyptic survivors struggling to save civilization in a barren world where people battle over scarce food and water supplies. The realities of climate change will probably not be so sensational. But a landmark scientific report issued by the US government this week clearly shows that the impacts will be just as scary.

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