Last year, there was the temperature spiral. This year, it’s the temperature circle that’s making the trend of global warming crystal clear. Scientific American is the world’s premier magazine of scientific discovery and The principal driver of recent climate change is greenhouse gas emissions from. News reports about climate change often focus on how the average global .. Letter in opposition (PDF kb) from 37 of the 50 U.S. senators, including.

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Cotton swabs, plastic cutlery, plates, drinking cups and straws are among the items that would be banned outright, because non-plastic alternatives are available. While contract issues remain in dispute, the environmental benefits are clear, according to Joleen Palmer of the nearby Stillwaters Environmental Center.

Art that provokes emotions can complement climate science. Big-Boned Chickens May Be Humans’ Geologic Legacy Millions of years from now, the geologic record of the “Anthropocene” will be littered with plastics, yes, but also chicken bones.

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While scuba diving years ago, I came to understand that kelp harbored a vast variety of fish, crabs and other creatures.

Next week the world’s governments are set to gather in Bali to begin negotiating an international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will succeed the much-debated Kyoto Protocol. glkbal

Contractors are putting the final touches on two new bridges in Kitsap County, both of which are expected to improve the local environment. Search Puget Sound Blogs.

Horia Varlan, Wikimedia Commons The European Commission is targeting specific plastic products that constitute 70 percent of the items found 9997kb marine debris lost in the sea and along the shoreline. California Representative-elect, Mike Levin, thinks climate can rally voters in the next presidential race.


Millions of years from now, the geologic record of the “Anthropocene” will be littered with plastics, yes, but also chicken bones. Turn Xmas Tree Into Food and Medicine Pine needles can easily be broken down into sugars, as well as the building blocks of paint, adhesives and medicines. We can also join in cleaning the beach and clean our streets. I hope everyone takes a little time to consider whether a favorite photograph deserves special recognition. Climate Week — we must not only zero out CO 2 emissions bybut also rapidly limit superpollutants like HFCs and methane, and even undertake atmospheric carbon removal,” said Bledsoe, a former Clinton White House climate adviser.

After an awards ceremony in Salt Lake City, Utah, Peter returned last week to Kitsap County, where he spoke to me about his current efforts on upcoming state-of-the-environment report for globa, United Nations.

That’s the finding of a pair of related scizm released yesterday by an international group of climate science and policy aarming who warned that the window is closing to avert dangerous warming. The goal is to reduce fishery removals of 25 to 35 percent, but details have yet to be released. We are fortunate in the Puget Sound region war,ing have easy and free or low-cost access to all sorts of natural places.

Warmer temperatures and rising CO2 can also ramp up some fungal toxins and allergens. Some argue for a fund for future clean technology while others prefer to focus on reducing pollution from present sources.

The uptick follows several years of relatively flat emissions, underscoring the urgency of climate action. At a meeting to coordinate climate action, the nations thwarted recognition of a recent report expressing the urgency of reducing emissions. Warming temperatures may be causing tundra ponds to evaporate or drain into thawing permafrost.


This special report explores the latest findings on the impact of human activity on Earth’s climate—from the melting of Arctic ice to the potential spread of disease.

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I never fully appreciated the value of kelp until I began writing about the complexity of the Puget Sound ecosystem. Warming could exact a major economic toll, but reducing emissions and adapting to changes can alleviate those costs. Glibal I realize that our vanishing bull kelp has been vastly undervalued. The movement, which seems to encourage people to go out in search of natural springs, grew rapidly in California with the help of a guru-like character who changed his name from Chris Sanborn to Mukhande Singh.

That low-probability but very extreme scenario could expose most of the world’s people to deadly heat stress, with 2.

Paul Bledsoe, a co-author of the policy report, described the findings as “pretty disturbing. Jean Chemnick Recent Articles U. December 13, — Christopher Intagliata.

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Changes in phytoplankton growth, and nutrients, could affect famous mirror-like clarity. Still, mostly out of fear of becoming entangled in kelp, I never ventured into the middle of a kelp forest. Warming could exact a major economic toll, but reducing emissions and adapting to changes can alleviate those warrming December 3, — Andrea Thompson.

An art contest was recently completed in concert with the 13th annual Endangered Species Day, which was this past Friday. Climate Change Impacts [Interactive map].