"Agree with Esperanza that some face-face meeting useful to strategize on future activities, possible cross-region activities. Also use CCAI analysis to see what is being done in this area. Also, would be interesting to see how individuals/states are…"
SGCN needs to provide report to the Assembly at Assembly meeting, to be held at Sea Grant Week, New Orleans. Meeting time for report is 2 pm, 17 October. I've been tasked to provide report, as Assembly liaison.Jim Hurley set deadline of 8 October to provide report.....or we bring 50 copies of report to meeting and a word document. How do we want to proceed. I can bring copies if we can't meet 8 October deadline. I understand Jessie/Chris will also be at SGW and could provide…See More
I find this latest report from the Center for Disease Control rather interesting. In many of the human health models related to climate change, it was long projected that the spread of new infectious diseases liikeDengue Virus would occur. Don’t know if this will spread will occur, but it does appearthis disease has made its foothold in Florida.. It certainly has the attention of some of our folks in Miami. Mike From:email@example.com…See More
"Sorry to miss the conference call. I had a meeting dealing with the oil blowout event that is still gushing in the Gulf. As such, focus on climate change by Gulf of Mexico Sea Grant programs is on back-burner for moment.
In addition to NSGO, I see…"
Island Press WebinarThe Climate Solutions Consensus with David Blockstein and Leo WiegmanThursday, April 29, 2010 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDTIn 2008, the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) reported that the acceleration of climate change is already faster than the previous years' projections at its 8th National Conference on Climate Change: Science and Solutions. Now NCSE is recommending solutions. There's no silver bullet for solving climate change, but in…See More
"Major regional activity is the planning for the "Sea Level Rise in the Gulkf of Mexico:: Awareness and Action Tools for the Climate Outreach Community of Practice.Workshop" that is set for 19-21 April, 2010. St. Petersburg Beach, FL.…"
"I agree. We may need to put a common response together that emails this is nature of science, as well as response to many attacks by those in disagreements. It is unfortunate that this has been major story, but that is what journalism is all about.…"
"I'm already fielding questions on this - actually went out and talked to someone on Thursday for an hour to allay his fears (among other topics) but then getting forwards from him of WSJ articles that basically put him back into the same…"
I really appreciated when you sent this along. I am posting a review the AP did of the whole slew of stolen emails here. They had a team of 5 journalists read the entirety of the stolen emails, and sent questions to uninvolved experts where…"
"I sat in on the telephone webinar sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) on this topic today. Below is UCS's perspective and the points they made during the webinar..
* Climate policy opponents are misrepresenting illegally…"
FYI. You may have read or seen information on news about the falsification of data and/or hiding of data on climate change. The Union of Concerned Scientists have information and are providing a "balanced response" to what they see as being misrepresented in the press. You may be interested in the information the UCS presents, or participate in the webinar that will be held tomorrow. I have not fully delved into this issue, but it is interesting to observe that this information has just come up…See More
NOAA today released for public comment a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) and proposed rule for expanding the boundaries of Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron from its current 448 square miles to 4,300 square miles.
The history of a new type of crab, nicknamed 'The Hoff' because of its hairy chest, which lives around hydrothermal vents deep beneath the Southern Ocean and Indian Ocean, has been revealed for the first time.