Category: Climate Change

Western Water – Resources

Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study – WWW site Colorado River Basin Water Supply and Demand Study – Executive Summary (2012) Report predicting that the demand on the river will exceed capacity by 100% by 2050. Chasing Water…

US Cap and Trade Resources

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is the first market-based regulatory program in the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. RGGI is a cooperative effort among the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,…

President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Read President Obama’s Climate Action Plan in its entirety and fact sheet. PROGRESS REPORT: Highlighting Federal Actions Addressing the Recommendations of the State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, JULY 2015 View the Infographic In June…

Wetland Restoration and Community-Based Development Bayou Bienvenue, Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans

Wetland Restoration and Community-Based Development Bayou Bienvenue, Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans. Water Resources Management Practicum 2007 Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies University of Wisconsin–Madison August 2008. Follow-up study: Wetland Restoration and Community-Based Development Bayou Bienvenue, Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans.…

Freedom of Information Fight over the Polar Vortex

The Polar Vortex Explained in 2 Minutes President Obama’s Science and Technology Adviser, Dr. John Holdren, explains the polar vortex in 2 minutes—and why climate change makes extreme weather more likely going forward. Learn more at “http://wh.gov/climate-change“ The Competitive Enterprise Institute…

Drought in the Western United States

McGuire, V.L., 2014, Water-level changes and change in water in storage in the High Plains aquifer, predevelopment to 2013 and 2011–13: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5218, 14 p., http://dx.doi. org/10.3133/sir20145218. Abstract The High Plains aquifer underlies 111.8 million…