climate science

Climate Takes Front Seat at Interior Dept.

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today issued a secretarial order launching a new strategy to address the current and future impacts of climate on America’s wildlife and natural resources. …

More Frequent Wildfires Worldwide Point To Need To Address Global Warming

Wildfires are much in the news this week.  Studies show they are more frequent, larger and they are burning hotter. This is largely bad news for wildlife. But, when you …

Study: Warmer Climate Is Sending Species Uphill

University of Connecticut ecologists studying plant and animal movement in Costa Rica are finding that species may move up mountain slopes as the climate warms but areas left behind will …

Preventing More Climate Impacts in the United States

(As published in National Wildlife magazine, Aug/Sept. 2009) Long recorded in numerous science journals that are accessible only to a few, the fast-emerging impacts of climate change in the United …

The EPA Wants You

Over the past week, the EPA has heard testimony from celebrities like James Bond, scientists like Dr. Amanda Staudt, and concerned Americans from Northern Virginia to Washington’s Puget Sound. They’re …

Connecting the Dots: Interview with NWF’s Dr. Amanda Staudt

The National Wildlife Federation’s Dr. Amanda Staudt, a climate scientist, was on KTBC-TV in Austin, TX this morning, connecting the dots between global warming and stronger hurricanes. You can watch …

Climate Change Decimating the North Pole

  |   July 2, 2008

The North Pole could be ice-free for the first time in human history this summer. Scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado say that because …

On Global Warming and the Catastrophic Flooding in the Central U.S.

As so many grapple with catastrophic flooding in the central United States, my thoughts and prayers are with those in harm’s way. The big picture is that global warming is …

NWF Scientist Details Climate Change’s Threats to Chesapeake Bay

The National Wildlife Federation’s Dr. Doug Inkley testified before the Virginia Commission on Climate Change yesterday, detailing the effects of warming temperatures and rising sea levels on fish and wildlife. …

Natural Resources Conference Focuses on Climate Change Solutions

Another packed meeting room for a session on climate change here at the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. This time the meeting was for natural resource managers working …

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