Tag: climate change United States

Just 20 Inches Could Make a Disastrous Difference

Written by | January 3rd, 2012

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Half a meter in sea-level rise due to climate change — what damage could that little bit do to a crowded coastline? A lot, says a new study coauthored by Nature Conservancy scientists.

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.

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