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National Weather Service Asks for Help to Face Climate Change Challenges
Climate
National Weather Service Asks for Help to Face Climate Change Challenges
2021-10-15 15:49:40
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- National Weather Service officials tried to convince a congressional panel Thursday that now is the time to prepare for escalating travails of global warming. Staffing and technology needs will only grow, meaning any successes in weather forecasting in... Read More

Federal Agencies Release Plans For Adapting to Global Warming
Climate
Federal Agencies Release Plans For Adapting to Global Warming
2021-10-08 20:43:26
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- More than 20 federal agencies released their plans Thursday to adapt to climate change in response to an order from President Joe Biden. The plans explain how they will maintain the continuity of government service despite rising temperatures... Read More

Forestry Industry Says Federal Aid Could Help Slow Global Warming
Climate
Forestry Industry Says Federal Aid Could Help Slow Global Warming
2021-09-29 21:52:44
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- Forestry industry executives told a congressional panel Wednesday many of the solutions to climate change lie in the woodlands but public policy sometimes puts an environmental fix out of reach. Part of the answer could be as easy... Read More

EPA Completes Rule to Phase Out Gases Used as Refrigerants
Climate
EPA Completes Rule to Phase Out Gases Used as Refrigerants

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners. The new... Read More

Experts Warn Against Ignoring Ocean Environment
Environment
Experts Warn Against Ignoring Ocean Environment
2021-06-08 13:40:34
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- Some of America’s best oceanographers made a plea to Congress Monday to protect the oceans from environmental disaster or risk devastating consequences for the human population. They said global warming was increasing floods and hurricanes, raising sea levels... Read More

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