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34th Meeting of the U. S. Coral Reef Task Force

The 34th Meeting of the U. S. Coral Reef Task Force is tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 29 from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 2:00- 5:15 p.m. at The El Conquistador Hotel, Pablo Casals Ballroom, Fajardo, Puerto Rico. When the 18th U.S. Coral Reef Task Force met in 2007 in American Samoa, they made a point of addressing how climate change was threatening

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Public Workshop Oct. 21-22 ON EXTREME WEATHER AND HUMAN-CAUSED CLIMATE CHANGE

Is there a connection to climate change and weather? A committee from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a two-day public workshop focusing on the science that explains how specific extreme weather events relates to human-caused climate change or to natural variability. WHEN & WHERE: 1 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. EDT Wednesday,

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Today’s NYX Teaching the Truth About Climate Change

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/11/opinion/sunday/teaching-the-truth-about-climate-change.html?ref=opinion We blogged about this back in January, 2015: Teach Your Children Well. Today’s New York Times opinion piece links to the Next Generation Science Standards offer one guide for doing so. A list of Fifteen states in the op-ed show what school districts have already adopted the climate change standards. Another important link is to the 2014 Yale study which is

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LEDs LIGHTS UP CITIES

More and more large cities in the United States are replacing traditional street lights with newer light-emitting diodes or LED lights. The LEDs use much less electricity and last much longer than traditional streetlights. In 2013, the City of Los Angeles retrofitted 140,000 LED street lights and within a year had energy savings of 63

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