Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Finding Out Climate Weak Spots

USGS moves to create climate change vulnerability database
08/20/13 - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is moving to create a registry of climate change vulnerability to better protect wildlife, ecosystems and dams.

The registry will collect and display information on climate change adaptation projects underway across the country, Laura Thompson, a biologist with the USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, told The Hill. It will pool from federal, state, local and tribal governments, she said.

It comes amid a second-term climate change push by President Obama. The president is leaning on federal agencies to address the issue, and part of his plan calls for greater collaboration with state and local governments. read more>>>

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