News & Public Affairs09/19/14 Gwyneth Dunsford
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Puerto Rican scientists are raising alarm bells about the risks of climate change. Following a briefing Thursday on Capitol Hill, members of the Puerto Rico Climate Change Council spoke with reporters in a conference call.
“Puerto Rico is in the midst of a climate crisis,” Christina Hernandez told reporters. “[It] represents an acceleration vision of what we can see here in the United States. [Puerto Rico] is the island of climate change.”
About 70 percent of Puerto Ricans live in coas...Be the first to comment
01/26/11 Matthew Cimitile
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In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama didnât mention climate change. But the topic was at the forefront last night at the Pier Aquariumâs science cafÃ© meeting in St. Petersburg.
More than a year removed from the stalemate at the climate conference in Copenhagen and another two months after a follow-up meeting in Cancun, there is still no binding global agreement to cut greenhouse emissions. Without those cuts, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts...3 comments
10/26/09 Matthew Cimitile
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A panel discussion addressing climate changeâs impacts to Floridaâs coastal ecosystems and strategies to adapt to warmer conditions and rising seas was hosted by the Audubon Society in St. Petersburg on Friday.
Though scientists have reached a consensus over the causes and likely effects of climate change, how to adapt to a warmer world remains fuzzy. Thatâs especially the case in areas where some of the greatest changes will occur, the coast. For many scientists and environmenta...Be the first to comment