Category Archives: climate change

California Current

The California Current is a Pacific Ocean current that moves southward along the western coast of North America, beginning off southern British Columbia and ending off southern Baja California Peninsula. It is one of five major coastal currents affiliated with upwelling … Continue reading

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Social Cost of Climate Change

Expert Consensus on the Economics of Climate Change (41 page pdf, Peter Howard and Derek Sylvan, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University School of Law, Dec. 2015) Today we review a survey of 365 leading economists from around the … Continue reading

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According to Experts,Uttarakhand Forest Fires Could Melt Glaciers Faster

According to experts,raging forest fires in Uttarakhand in India could have a devastating effect on the state’s glaciers which are the lifeline of the major rivers flowing through India’s northern plains. According to experts at Nainital’s Aryabhatta Research Institute for … Continue reading

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How can cultural geography help energy policy makers? (link)

In an interesting post on AUSCCER blog the relationship is explained here. The theoretical and methodological approaches of cultural geography may help inform energy policy initiatives by providing insights to how people live with the arrival of winter cold in … Continue reading

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