On September 10, the story Glacier National Park Prepares for Ice-Free Future appeared in the National Geographic Water Currents Blog by guest bloggers Allie Goldstein and Kirsten Howard. Kirsten recently started work at the Department of Environmental Services Coastal Program as a two year fellow from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center. Last spring, she graduated from the […]
Links to local and national media covering climate trends and adaptation.
CAW is on the road! We’re at the National Adaptation Forum in Denver, CO, an inaugural convening of adaptation practitioners and experts from around the country focused on moving from adaptation planning to adaptation action. Several CAW members are sharing posters starting today! Steve is introducing the Great Bay Climate Assessment, Chris is sharing his thesis […]
The Gulf of Maine Times February 2013 issue focuses on climate change around the Gulf, and what’s being done in the United States and Canada to mitigate its effects. The articles include: Climate change: a real problem with real solutions Innovative floodplain ordinance passed in Saco, Maine For the full issue go to The Gulf of Maine […]
Check out the article: “Climate change could burn a hole in the government’s finances, GAO says,” by Lisa Rein and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post, February 14 Excerpt: “As climate change leads to more frequent and destructive natural disasters and threatens crop yields, bridges and other infrastructure, the federal government faces big financial risks that […]
Check out the article “Exeter developing climate change adaptation plan Town, UNH team to study impacts on river, watershed” in the February 10 issue of Seacoast Online.
Check out this article in the Jan. 10 issue of The New York Times: “Heat, Flood or Icy Cold, Extreme Weather Rages Worldwide,” on how extreme weather is becoming the new normal.
From a USA TODAY column published Oct. 31: “As hard as it may be to think about while people are still being plucked from rooftops, storms such as Sandy represent an opportunity to reassess and improve future exposure of coastline communities to storms and ocean surges” Read more in the full article.
Check out this media coverage of the final COAST project meeting: “Planners urge preventive action as sea levels rise,” by Deborah Mcdermott, Seacoast Online. Hampton, Hampton Falls and Seabrook have experienced widespread flooding in recent years. The purpose of this project is to work with the three communities on using a decision support tool called COAST […]
CAW member Dr. Paul Kirshen, research professor with the Civil Engineering Department & Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space at the University of New Hampshire, was interviewed on NECN on June 26 about rising sea levels and what it means to New England. Check out the NECN video clip: Rising sea levels […]
Check out this article about the Newfields project kickoff meeting last week: “Residents prepare for extreme weather events,” which appeared in Seacoast Online.