Monthly Archives: September 2012

New York City struggles with climate impacts preparedness

A critical examination by the New York Times of the complex challenges facing the city’s planning for the disruptive impacts of sea level rise and storm flooding suggests both the urgency of adaptive preparedness and its daunting limitations.

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Stand With Appalachia Solidarity Day – Washington, DC, Thursday, September 13

Lunchtime rally and evening of solidarity to call for an end to destructive Mountaintop Removal coal mining. Thursday, September 13, 2012, 12:00-1:30 p.m., at Lafayette Park in front of the White House, and 7:30-9:00 p.m. at All Souls Church, 1500 … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Larry Gibson, 1946-2012, a leading activist against Mountaintop Removal

Keeper of the Mountains Foundation reported that long-time environmental activist Larry Gibson died of a heart attack on September 9 while working on Kayford Mountain, the family home in West Virginia, which he spent the last decades of his life protecting … Continue reading

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The collision between power production and the impacts of climatic disruption on water supply

“Hydropower is not the only part of the nation’s energy system that appears increasingly vulnerable to the impact of climate change, as low water levels affect coal-fired and nuclear power plants’ operations  and impede the passage of coal barges along … Continue reading

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Climate Science Watch on Facebook and Twitter

The Climate Science Watch Facebook page, with expanded content, is a source for updated information on climate change science and policy news stories and global warming denialism.  And follow CSW on Twitter @ClimateSciWatch.  

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