Defenders climate expert Noah Matson is now a member of the Interior Department’s Climate Change Advisory Committee!
Posts Tagged: natural resource adaptation
The damages of last year’s record-setting droughts, floods and fires are estimated to have cost the country more than $52 billion. Not to mention the costs to our natural resources. Read about how Congress can protect us from similar weather tragedies in the upcoming years.
They don’t call it the Wild West for nothing. From crippling droughts to raging fires, the region is no stranger to natural disasters. But will it be able to weather the storm ahead?
As you gather round the Thanksgiving dinner today, you may notice an unexpected (and unwelcome) guest at the table: the effects of the extreme weather experienced across America this year.
2011 has been a record-setting year for extreme weather events, a trend that only promises to get worse as our climate continues to change. Fortunately, we’ve got leaders in the U.S. Senate taking action to tackle this challenge.