News Highlights

NASA Assessing Impacts of Atmospheric River Storms on the Sierras

“The research extends our understanding of how important atmospheric rivers are to extreme events in California, including their key roles in both water supply and flooding”

March 2016 – NATURE Climate Change Editorials Emphasize Importance of Teaching Science and Supporting Global Adaptation and Mitigation

March 2016 – NATURE Climate Change Editorials Emphasize Importance of Teaching Science and Supporting Global Adaptation and Mitigation.

Sea Level Rise Worsening Coastal Floods

From 1950 through 2014, out of the 8,726 actual nuisance flood days, analysis identified 5,809 of them — two-thirds — would not have taken place if you remove estimated human-caused global sea level rise.

Opinion: What’s the value of my fleeting winter?

Opinion: What’s the value of my fleeting winter? Bozeman’s young cross-country skiers are getting short-changed this year. When we tally the burden of climate regs, let’s factor in that cost.

Every State’s Temperature Trend for Every Season

Climate change is driving up the temperature around the year and around the globe, but topography, weather patterns and snow cover — among other factors — yield regional differences for warming. Learn more about regional and seasonal differences in temperature trends across the U.S.

Southwest May Have Entered “Drier Climate State”

The Southwest is already the most arid part of the U.S. Now new research indicates it’s becoming even more dry as wet weather patterns, quite literally, dry up.

Moving Towards SRI – Thoughts from Otsego Land Trust

Otsego Land Trust located in Cooperstown, NY, has a three-pronged approach to land protection:  Conservation easements; Ownership and stewardship of a series of public access lands along water known as […] more »