A new study co-authored by USGS scientists has used genomics to show that a distinct decline in horseshoe crab numbers has occurred that parallels climate change associated with the end of the last Ice Age.
PostedAug 17, 2010
Ecosystems & Biodiversity
Dr. Doug Beard has been selected as the new chief of the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC).
PostedAug 16, 2010
Physical Climate, Observations, Indicators
On July 28, 2010, NOAA released the 2009 State of the Climate report. This report draws on data for 10 key climate indicators that all point to the same finding: the scientific evidence that our world is warming is unmistakable.
PostedAug 4, 2010
Observations, Mitigation, Education, Adaptation
On June 22, 2010, the National Research Council released the last of its four reports on America's Climate Choices, entitled "Informing an Effective Response to Climate Change ."
PostedAug 2, 2010
Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Human Health
In December 2009, EPA ruled that climate change caused by emissions of greenhouse gases threatens the public's health and the environment. Since that time, EPA has received ten petitions challenging their determination.