August 10, 2017 |Kurtis Alexander While the study, recognized as the U.S. government’s most comprehensive look at climate, identified varying levels of turbulence across the globe, few spots were immune to the impacts of climate change – and … (more) [See State of the Climate report, published 8/10/17 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration]
August 9, 2017|Michael Biesecker and Seth Borenstein WASHINGTON — As President Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation’s struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods….“Evidence for a changing climate abounds, from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans.” … (more) [Read the 669-page leaked report and the New York Times article.]
August 8, 2017|Carolyn Lochhead The fourth National Climate Assessment, a federal synthesis of climate science required every four years by law, says temperatures have risen rapidly since the last report was published in 2014. … The climate… (more) [Read the full 669-page leaked report here.]
August 8, 2017|Chronicle Editorial Board Climate change isn’t uncertain, short lived or tied to whimsical weather. It’s real and happening now with rising temperatures the main effect, according to a top-drawer report compiled by 13 federal agencies.
The study confirms … (more)