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The Risks to U.S. Water Resources From Climate Change

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

There are hundreds of pages of information, observations, projections, and conclusions to absorb -- almost all of it bad news.

2013's Extreme Weather Events Caused By Climate Change, UN Agency Says

AP | By JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.24.2014 | Green

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. weather agency said Monday that recent extreme weather patterns are "consistent" with human-induced climate chang...

Climate Triage and the "New Normal"

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 07.17.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

In coming years, we are going to be faced with increasingly difficult decisions in what must now be called climate triage -- choices about who and what is going to be protected and saved, versus abandoned and lost.