San Francisco Chronicle: Alarming climate reports

The SF Chronicle has published several reports in the last two days on the reality of severe climate change.   See below.  I’ve added direct links to the government reports.  – RS

August 10, 2017 | 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]

US scientists contradict Trump’s climate claims

August 9, 2017| “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.]

Federal report sees human-caused changes to California’s climate

August 8, 2017| 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.]

Editorial: Trump should accept not suppress a sweeping report on climate change

August 8, 2017| 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)