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Boston climate change report paints dire portrait of 50-year forecast | Boston Herald

Unchecked or with only moderate reductions, a three-foot increase in sea level is “highly probable,” the report says. That would lead to significant flooding even at monthly high tides, and billion-dollar damages. Source: Boston climate change report paints dire portrait of 50-year forecast | Boston Herald

Decommissioning of offshore facilities increasing significantly – Oilpro

The decommissioning of aging offshore oil and gas platforms, subsea wells and related assets is increasing dramatically, with more than 600 projects expected to be disposed of during the next five years alone. Source: Decommissioning of offshore facilities increasing significantly – Oilpro

The Military is Preparing For Climate Change | The Inertia

Climate change is threatening much more than just the climate, and the military is getting ready. Source: The Military is Preparing For Climate Change | The Inertia

A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in the Path of Climate Change – The New York Times

With its proximity to the Arctic, Alaska is warming about twice as fast as the rest of the United States and the state is heading for the warmest year on record. The government has identified at least 31 Alaskan towns and cities at imminent risk of destruction Source: A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in… Read More ›

Vancouver Considers Abandoning Parts of the Coast Because of Climate Change | Motherboard

f retreat is pursued instead, the city would buy homes and businesses as they become available over the next 40-60 years, followed by more aggressive buyouts afterwards. Roads and infrastructure would be removed as the area is “aggressively re-naturalized” in 2070. Source: Vancouver Considers Abandoning Parts of the Coast Because of Climate Change | Motherboard

The Paris agreement was never the solution to climate change | Bjorn Lomborg | Pulse | LinkedIn

So to say that the Treaty will keep us within the 2C target is nothing but cynical posturing. It’s like going on a diet to slim down, and declaring victory after the first salad. Source: The Paris agreement was never the solution to climate change | Bjorn Lomborg | Pulse | LinkedIn

Scallop deaths linked to seismic surveys being carried out on seabed, Tasmanian report finds – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The The report did not directly address whether seismic testing in 2010 in Bass Strait resulted in the scallop deaths. The Victorian Government has previously ruled out any link and it has maintained that position. Source: Scallop deaths linked to seismic surveys being carried out on seabed, Tasmanian report finds – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting… Read More ›

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