Ecology, Energy, Economy

Massive Artic Ice Meltdown

The U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center reports that the polar ice caps could reach record low levels this year.
Arctic ice melts quickly through July
Arctic sea ice extent for the month of July was the third lowest for that month in the satellite record, after 2007 and 2006. The average rate of melt in [...]

Netherlands And Thailand Under Water?

In 2008, the World Bank suggested that the Netherlands could soon be under the sea. The government and people of the Netherlands took the advice to heart and are taking serious actions.
Cor Dijkgraaf, a Dutch city planner, has taken the same advice to Thailand. In a recent seminar, Cor compared the two [...]

EPA Releases Report on Sea Level Rise

(Washington, D.C. – Jan. 16, 2009) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in collaboration with other agencies, has released a report that discusses the impacts of sea level rise on the coast, coastal communities, and the habitats and species that depend on them. The report, Coastal Sensitivity to Sea-Level Rise: A Focus on the Mid-Atlantic Region, [...]

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