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2011 September

Politics, Events, and the Weather: A Collection

Representative Ralph Hall announced that the Science, Space, and Technology Committee will start an investigation into NOAA and whether or not NOAA is forming an “unauthorized” climate service.

RickyRood, • 5:05 AM GMT on September 29, 2011

High-Value Crops: Sustainability and Climate Change (4)

When I teach climate change problem solving, I advocate that my students try to organize the problem along three axes: time, is it near-term or long-term; space, is it local or global; and wealth, rich or poor. Wealth is the difficult axis. It represents consumption, how you think about mitigation and adaptation, and environmental justice. Earlier research shows that the wealthier a country is the less concerned they are about climate change.

RickyRood, • 7:38 PM GMT on September 21, 2011

Thinking about Water: Sustainability and Climate Change (3)

In this entry, I want to visit the issues of water resources and sustainability and climate change; my primary purpose is to explore more fully the issues of communication.

RickyRood, • 6:57 PM GMT on September 11, 2011