Monthly Archives: April 2011

Richard Alley PBS special on climate change and sustainable energy debuts April 10

Climate change and sustainable energy: “I believe science offers us an operators’ manual with answers to both of these huge challenges,” says Richard Alley, professor of geosciences at Penn State. Prof. Alley is hosting a new PBS special called “Earth: The Operators’ … Continue reading

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Budget cuts loom as the U.S. launches a National Climate Assessment

In a process that will extensively engage Americans around the country, the National Climate Assessment will produce a landmark report on the impacts of climate change on the U.S. However, from the outset, budget cuts threaten the effort. The federal advisory … Continue reading

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National Climate Assessment team convenes in Washington, DC, to begin producing a major new assessment due in 2013

The National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee held its first meeting in Washington, DC, this week, April 4-6, marking the formal beginning of a process aimed at producing the next National Climate Assessment by June 2013. Done effectively, the … Continue reading

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