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Keyword: climateadaptation

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  • Obama grasps for climate legacy as second-term agenda crumbles

    11/08/2013 3:01:27 PM PST · by Biggirl · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 8, 2013 | Ben German
    President Obama has a chance to craft a second-term legacy on climate change even as the rest of his agenda runs aground in Congress. Gun control legislation is dead; immigration reform is on life support; and reaching a fiscal deal with Republicans appears to be a long shot.
  • The path forward: adaptation, not alarmism

    11/08/2013 11:29:47 AM PST · by kidd · 2 replies
    Watts Up With That? ^ | 11/8/2013 | Oregon State University
    Science Policy Forum: Researchers advocate for climate adaptation science CORVALLIS, Ore. – An international team of researchers says in a new paper that climate science needs to advance to a new realm – more practical applications for dealing with the myriad impacts of climate variability. The scientific capability already exists as does much of the organizational structure, they say, to begin responding to emerging climate-related issues ranging from declining snowpack, to severe storms, to sea level rise. What is missing is better engagement between the scientific community and the stakeholders they are seeking to inform. Their paper is being published...