EPA announces the release of the final National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change , following a public comment period.
PostedDec 6, 2012
Oceans, Scenarios, Coasts
A new sea level rise scenarios report was released today by NOAA's Climate Program Office in collaboration with twelve contributing authors from ten different federal and academic science institutions.
PostedJun 25, 2012
Oceans, Observations, Modeling, Coasts
Rates of sea level rise are increasing three-to-four times faster along portions of the U.S. Atlantic Coast than globally, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report published in Nature Climate Change .
PostedMar 13, 2012
Oceans, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Carbon Cycle
A new study concludes that the current rate of ocean acidification is higher than at any time in at least the last 300 million years and attributes this ecosystem -threatening change to the huge quantities of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere from fossil-fuel burning and deforestation.