EPA announces the release of the final National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change , following a public comment period.
PostedDec 11, 2012
Oceans, Physical Climate, Coasts, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Carbon Cycle, Indicators, Human Health, Adaptation
A new EPA report brings together data from multiple public and peer-reviewed datasets to show observed changes over time in 26 indicators of climate change – including measures of greenhouse gases , high and low temperatures, heavy rainfall, snowfall, pollen season and sea level rise.
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 19, 2012
Oceans, Observations, Arctic
A new NASA study shows that the average thickness of sea ice in the Arctic is on the decline.
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.