Climate Change

Can Small Islands Show the World how to Fight Climate Change?

By guest author Don Buchanan, Virgin Islands Energy Office Media Information Specialist Christiansted, St. Croix Island populations may bear the brunt of negative effects of climate change more than other populations. So, it should be no surprise that some islands have not hesitated in efforts to convert to non-fossil fuel […]

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The Future Looks Drier for the Colorado River Basin

Nearly every climate change model puts a red bulls-eye on the Colorado River Basin, suggesting profound temperature increases over the coming decades. It’s going to get much hotter and drier. The future of water—and life—in the West will be very different from anything we’ve come to expect. -National Geographic News […]

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CO2 measured at Mauna Loa Observatory breaks record at above 400 ppm

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), “On May 9, the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958.” The Mauna Loa Observatory is a research facility in […]

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