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King tides viewing party showcases dangers of sea level rise | The Daily World
To foreshadow more extreme high tides that could be the norm because of sea level rise in the future, several organizations hosted a “viewing party” for the especially high “king tide” Tuesday in Raymond. The event was held at Willapa Landing Park and hosted by the UW-based Washington Sea Grant, the Nature Conservancy and Surfrider Foundation.
The.Daily.World  !UWitM  2019  regl  Washington.Sea.Grant  Climate.Change  College:Environment 
3 hours ago by uwnews
Global Warming Concerns Rise Among Americans in New Poll - The New York Times
“I’ve never seen jumps in some of the key indicators like this,” the lead researcher said.
8 hours ago by noiseguy
What killed Washington’s carbon tax? | High Country News
The failure of Washington's carbon tax proved a dim coda to the state’s long fight to control rising temperatures and reverse their effects on its most vulnerable communities. The UW's Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, and Nives Dolšak, professor of marine and environmental affairs, are quoted.
High.Country.News  !UWitM  2019  natl  Climate.Change  Prakash.Aseem  College:Arts&Sciences  Center.Environmental.Politics  Department:Political.Science  College:Environment  School:Marine&Environmental.Affairs  Dolsak.Nives 
yesterday by uwnews
Opinion: Ways to help kids cope with — and help combat — climate change | The Washington Post
"News of the coming environmental collapse has broken with unnerving regularity, and with each new tidbit ... my anxiety about the future grows," writes Ronit Feinglass Plank for The Washington Post. Laura Kastner, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Kastner.Laura  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  !UWitM  2019  natl  Washington.Post  UW:Medicine  Climate.Change 
yesterday by uwnews
Glaciers in North America now melting 4 times faster | Tech Times
North America is fast losing the glaciers that have existed in the region for thousands of years and it might be due to global warming. David Shean, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Shean.David  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  !UWitM  2019  Climate.Change  natl  Tech.Times 
yesterday by uwnews
Poll: Disasters influence thinking on climate change | The New York Times
When it comes to their views on climate change, Americans are looking at natural disasters and their local weather, according to a new poll. Heidi Roop, a climate scientist at the University of Washington's Climate Impacts Group, is quoted. [This AP story appeared in several outlets]
Roop.Heidi  !UWitM  2019  natl  AP  New.York.Times  Climate.Change  Climate.Impacts.Group  College:Environment 
yesterday by uwnews
Decade of heavy storms has helped Northwest glaciers, but don’t expect that to last, studies show | The Seattle Times
A first-of-its-kind survey shows just how much the region's glaciers have melted over the past decades as the climate warms. David Shean, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Shean.David  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  Climate.Change  !UWitM  2019  regl  Seattle.Times 
yesterday by uwnews
Greenland’s Melting Ice Nears a ‘Tipping Point,’ Scientists Say - The New York Times
Greenland’s enormous ice sheet is melting at such an accelerated rate that it may have reached a “tipping point,” and could become a major factor in sea-level rise around the world within two decades, scientists said in a study published on Monday.
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yesterday by noiseguy
Climate Change’s Giant Impact on the Economy: 4 Key Issues - The New York Times
Many of the big economic questions in coming decades will come down to just how extreme the weather will be, and how to value the future versus the present.
climate.change  the.upshot  1 
3 days ago by noiseguy
Could flexitarianism save the planet?
Scientists say a drastic cut in meat consumption is needed, but this requires political will
food  climate.change  1 
4 days ago by noiseguy
North American glaciers melting much faster than 10 years ago – study
Satellite images show glaciers in US and Canada, excluding Alaska, are shrinking four times faster then in previous decade
4 days ago by noiseguy
RCP 8.5: The Climate-Change Disaster Scenario - The Atlantic
“We’re a lot closer than we should be,” one Stanford scientist warned.
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4 days ago by noiseguy
When the ice melts: the catastrophe of vanishing glaciers | News | The Guardian
As global temperatures rise, shrivelling glaciers and thawing permafrost threaten yet more climate disruption. How should we confront what is happening to our world?
climate.change  1 
6 days ago by noiseguy

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