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Among local residents, the Carpenter Creek bridge may best be known as the bridge that blocked traffic and forced a detour near Kingston for more than a year — much longer than originally planned.

Search Puget Sound Blogs. Still, mostly out of fear of becoming entangled in kelp, I never ventured into the globa of a kelp forest. What is unclear is how best to go about reining in our globe-warming pollution.

The stories I heard about divers becoming entangled are real, but they may have been watming.

The Window Is Closing to Avoid Dangerous Global Warming – Scientific American

Turn Xmas Tree Into Food and 997kh Pine needles can easily be broken down into sugars, as well as the building blocks of paint, adhesives and medicines. The European Commission is targeting specific plastic products that constitute 70 percent of the items found among marine debris lost in the sea and along the shoreline.

How can we cope with global warming and the challenges it poses? More about that in a moment.

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Manufacturers of plastic products would sciiam fund those various programs, according to the proposal. Cotton swabs, plastic cutlery, plates, drinking cups and straws are among the items that would be banned outright, because non-plastic alternatives are available. They say carbon dioxide might have to be removed from the atmosphere. Motivated by events like Hurricane Harvey, researchers are trying to determine how climate change interacts with agriculture, energy, transportation and other human systems.

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The Arctic climate is shattering record after record, altering weather worldwide. Next week the world’s governments are set to gather in Bali to begin negotiating an international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will succeed the much-debated Kyoto Protocol.

At a meeting to coordinate climate action, the nations thwarted recognition of a recent report expressing the urgency of reducing emissions. The report also found a 50 percent chance that temperatures would rise to 4 C under a business-as-usual scenario, a less extreme but still highly dangerous level.

Sign up for our email newsletter. Horia Varlan, Wikimedia Commons The European Commission is targeting specific plastic products that constitute 70 percent of the items found among marine debris lost in the sea and along the shoreline. Pine needles can easily be broken down into sugars, as well as the building blocks of paint, adhesives and medicines. Peter has published more than research papers in scientific journals.

Raw water, by definition, is left untreated and reported to contain living organisms that provide health benefits. The goal of the contest is to encourage public appreciation for imperiled wildlife and to increase support for saving endangered species.

997kn I realize that our vanishing bull kelp has been vastly undervalued. Warming could exact a major economic toll, but reducing emissions and adapting to changes can alleviate those costs. The panel of 2, scientists and other experts declared manmade warming “unequivocal” and wrote that it could lead to climate changes that are “abrupt and irreversible. I will never know what I might have seen as a diver in the middle of a dense kelp forest, but I have always understood that kelp was generally a good thing.

Warming could exact a major economic toll, but reducing emissions and adapting to changes can alleviate those costs December 3, — Andrea Thompson. The researchers say that countries must also tackle short-lived climate pollutants like hydrofluorocarbons that accelerate warming greatly in the near term, and take some of the carbon that is currently in the atmosphere out.

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Taking on the enormous problem of plastic pollution in the ocean, the European Union is on track to ban single-use items made of plastic, while communities in Washington state slowly adopt bans on plastic bags.

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Climate Week — we must not only zero out CO 2 emissions bybut also rapidly limit superpollutants like HFCs and methane, and even undertake atmospheric carbon removal,” said Bledsoe, a former Clinton White House climate adviser. You are advised to drink it within a month to prevent it from turning green, presumably from the growth of organisms.

For the first time, the commercial guidelines include time limits for watching any group of whales. Millions of years from now, the geologic record of the “Anthropocene” will be littered with plastics, yes, but also chicken bones. Straws are listed as a problem plastic. It does a body good — mentally and physically — to go into new or familiar surroundings wsrming basking in the full-bodied sights and sounds of a forest, a stream or a marine shoreline.

I hope everyone takes a little time to consider whether scim favorite photograph deserves special recognition. Climate Change Impacts [Interactive map]. Temperatures haven’t been that high since the Miocene warming period.

I cannot conceive of the ecological loss of a single kelp bed, let alone the dozens of kelp forests that have vanished from Puget Sound. The competition is organized by The SeaDoc Society.

The science is globzl that the earth is heating up and will continue to do so—with potentially catastrophic consequences—unless we change our ways. Art that provokes emotions can complement climate science.

We can also join in cleaning the beach and clean our streets. That low-probability but very extreme scenario could expose most of the world’s people to deadly heat stress, with 2. These ranged from greater reliance on subnational government action to a sharp pivot to wind and solar energy and electric cars.

The warmign follows several years of relatively flat emissions, underscoring the urgency of climate action.