As summer heats up, most of us want to cool down. But taking advantage of breezy days when the mercury isn’t too high is a great way to cut back on otherwise fired up carbon emissions. Take it from Alli – staying cool for coral!
Posts Categorized: Climate Change
In a disturbing trend of attacking the government’s ability to prepare for climate risks, the House passed an amendment today that puts the nation at increased risk of food disruptions, forest fires and huge economic losses.
It’s another Red Hot and Green Friday, and this week Nicky is dedicated for Defenders – taking steps to protect wildlife from climate change on multiple fronts.
Florida’s new Governor Rick Scott has taken a wrecking ball to many environmental and social programs in Florida. And now he’s got efforts to fight climate change in the cross hairs.
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a rider on the fiscal 2012 Department of Homeland Security spending bill that would prohibit the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) from participating in the administration’s Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force. This amendment puts the nation at increased risk to lives, livelihoods, property and security and could end up costing taxpayers untold sums of money by preventing DHS from preparing for those risks.