Beneath the Waves — Why Climate Change Needs to Be Acknowledged

2017-06-08T16:07:41+00:00 June 8, 2017|

Christopher Skroupa is a Forbes contributor who focuses on the intersection of government, Wall Street, and main street. He held a Q&A with the Consortium for Ocean Leadership's President and CEO RADM Jonathan White centering around Jon's experience and insight on the nexus of national security and climate change.

Our Shared Seas: A 2017 Overview Of Ocean Threats And Conservation Funding

2017-06-08T10:56:59+00:00 June 8, 2017|

Our Shared Seas: A 2017 Overview of Ocean Threats and Conservation  Funding is a guide of the primary ocean threats and trends to help funders, advocates, and governments make better, faster, and more informed decisions. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation commissioned California Environmental Associates to develop the guide for the increasing number of philanthropists and [...]

Hurricane Season Starts Without Heads Of FEMA Or NOAA

2017-06-03T14:55:05+00:00 June 3, 2017|

(Click to enlarge) Atmospheric gravity waves are thought to relate to hurricane intensity. (Credit: NOAA) The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season officially started June 1. With the forecast for "above-normal" storm activity predicted, the two federal agencies most responsible for predicting weather and managing disasters face budget cuts and temporary bosses. In a statement on [...]

Trump’s Paris Withdrawal Makes Already Tough Target Harder To Hit

2017-06-01T15:06:06+00:00 June 1, 2017|

(Click to enlarge)  World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 12, 2015. (Credit: REUTERS/Stephane Mahe) President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement on Thursday could make it difficult, if not impossible, for the world to stay on track to reach an [...]

Barry Myers, AccuWeather Chief Executive, Emerges As Front-runner For NOAA’s Top Job

2017-05-15T15:33:00+00:00 May 15, 2017|

Nearly four months into his administration, President Trump has yet to name the next leader of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But several individuals in the weather community say Barry Myers, chief executive of AccuWeather in State College, Pa., is the leading candidate. (The Washington Post/ Jason Samenow) --- Myers, who holds business and [...]

5 Things The Weather-Climate Community Needs In The Next NOAA Administrator

2017-05-15T15:20:09+00:00 May 15, 2017|

(Click to enlarge) North Atlantic weather has been felt through seismic waves in Japan (Credit: NOAA) The Washington Post's Jason Samenow broke a story today that Barry Myers, chief executive of Accuweather, has emerged as the front-runner to be selected as the next Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Filling this position [...]

Possible Deep Cuts To NOAA Funding Worry Agency Supporters

2017-07-27T01:46:08+00:00 March 8, 2017|

(Click to enlarge) The recently launched GOES-R satellite will improve weather satellite imagery and forecasting models. (Credit: NOAA/NASA GOES Project) Proposed cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) budget for the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2018 could cause significant damage to the agency and the broad services it provides, scientists [...]

Who’s Still Fighting Climate Change? The U.S. Military

2017-08-16T11:16:31+00:00 February 9, 2017|

(Click to enlarge) Sailors man the rails aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (Credit: Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Adam K. Thomas) Ten times a year, the Naval Station Norfolk floods. The entry road swamps. Connecting roads become impassable. Crossing from one side of the base to the other becomes impossible. Dockside, [...]

Natural Security Podcast: Episode 3

2017-03-06T11:54:57+00:00 February 2, 2017|

(Click to enlarge) Sailors man the rails aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (Credit: Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Adam K. Thomas) In this third episode of the Natural Security Podcast, the Stimson Center’s Johan Bergenas sits down with Rear Admiral (ret.) Jon White. (From National Security Podcast, By Jon White) -- Admiral White [...]

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