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RESPONDING TO CLIMATE CHANGE in HUDSON VALLEY, NY: FREE EVENT

Wednesday, April 5 East Greenbush, NY First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Rd. 6:30 pm The need for planning by our elected and appointed officials for the rising waters of the Hudson and its tributaries as well as weather and other aspects of climate change is essential and pressing.   Mark Lowery of New York […]

NYS Office of Climate Change Presentation

Manmade or not, the northeast now has weird weather. We experience record breaking warmer temperatures year after year. This is true for the world at large.  What does this mean for us locally? How bad will it get? How soon? Is it already incrementally detrimental? How soon will really bad stuff happen to us here? […]

Young People are Stepping Up

Young people are stepping up on the big issues facing our state and our world. This is nothing new — students have always been at the forefront of social and political movements — but we are excited by the current wave of enthusiasm and dedication of young Vermont organizers.

#1. Youth Lobby Day 2017!

Youth Lobby Day […]

RESPONDING TO CLIMATE CHANGE in HUDSON VALLEY, NEW YORK: HELL & HIGH WATER

Mark Lowery of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Office of Climate Change will make a science-based presentation about the present and future local dangers from climate change. It will be held on Wednesday, April 5 at the First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Rd. in East Greenbush, NY at 6:30 pm. The meeting […]

Citizens Climate Lobby NH South Central Group Meeting

Are you concerned about climate change, natural gas pipelines, US jobs, or national security?  Civic engagement is required to enable a shift in energy policy away from fossil fuels.  Discover a market-based, revenue neutral solution that will help the economy while making us healthier and safer without growing government at http://CitizensClimateLobby.org.  Browse the ‘About’ and […]

UNH ​Breakfast Panel: Local Climate Impacts on Maple Trees and Syrup with US Senator Maggie Hassan

Maple syrup is a New Hampshire institution, but climate change could have tragic impacts on the future harvest in NH unless we act now. Concerned Granite Staters are invited to celebrate and learn how to protect this home-grown delight at the annual pancake breakfast on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7:30am. Register for the breakfast […]

The Growing Gulf Between Science and Politics

By Dr. Alan K. Betts

It is time to look back on 2016 and ahead at 2017. Last year was again the warmest on record, well ahead of 2015, which itself set a new globaltemperature record. The seaice cover, which is shrinking as the planet warms, is near record lows at both poles […]

Climate Research News from UMass

Lake Pleasant Drive, Staatsburg, NY. Photo courtesy of C. Klocker

By George Harvey

Climate change is not uniform. This is a fact that needs to be repeated often, because so few people understand. Different parts of the world will warm more than others. Different seasons and different parts of the day warm more than […]

New Precipitation Models for New York State

Extreme Precipitation Projections to Help New York State with Planning

January 17, 2017 – Hurricanes Irene, Sandy, and Lee are examples of extreme precipitation events that have caused destruction and deaths in New York State. In 2009 alone, 175 total flooding events in New York State led to $32.82 million in property damage. The state […]

Global Warming Hiatus Disproved Again

A NEMO float, part of the global Argo array of ocean sensing stations, deployed in the Arctic from the German icebreaker Polarstern Bremerhaven. (Photo courtesy of Argo)

By Robert Sanders, Media relations | JANUARY 4, 2017

A controversial paper published two years ago that concluded there was no detectable slowdown in ocean warming over the previous […]