America's coastline will see sea levels rise in the next 30 years by as much as they did in the entire 20th century, with major Eastern cities hit regularly with costly floods even on sunny days, a government report warns.
Articles Tagged: Climate change
Environmental News Feb. 15, 2022 8:09 am403d ago
The American West’s megadrought deepened so much last year that it is now the driest in at least 1,200 years and is a worst-case climate change scenario playing out live, a new study finds.
Community Dec. 21, 2021 6:00 am463d ago
Residents can participate in the city’s Sustainable Neighborhoods program to track their steps to go green, find more sustainability resources and get inspired by climate action around Cedar Rapids.
Local Government Dec. 14, 2021 2:56 pm466d ago
Applications are being accepted now for the committee, which will complete an annual greenhouse gas inventory for the county.
Environmental News Dec. 6, 2021 6:00 am475d ago
The City of Iowa City is one of 95 cities in the world recognized by the Climate Disclosure Project as a leader on environmental action and transparency.
By Jared Strong - Iowa Capital Dispatch
Agriculture Nov. 7, 2021 10:38 am503d ago
Cattle are the top source of methane in agriculture. One cow can belch more than 200 pounds of methane each year, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis. There were about 3.7 million cattle and calves in Iowa as of January.
Environmental News Oct. 27, 2021 2:21 pm514d ago
State Sen. Rob Hogg, D-Cedar Rapids, sees the need for a larger role in the climate change discussion for the faith community, which already helps mitigate the physical and emotional trauma of disasters related to global warming.
Environmental News Oct. 14, 2021 11:22 am527d ago
Iowans are vulnerable to more frequent and longer power outages because of climate change, according to the 2021 Iowa Climate Statement signed by more than 200 Iowa scientists.
Local Government Sep. 29, 2021 3:45 pm542d ago
City officials laud the plan, which centers equity, as a model for other communities to be more green and achieve carbon neutrality.
Local Government Sep. 25, 2021 4:34 pm546d ago
Sunrise Movement and Advocates for Social Justice call for Alliant Energy to make a shift to renewable energy sources
Energy Sep. 22, 2021 6:00 am550d ago
Summit Carbon Solutions is looking to build a five-state carbon pipeline that could help Iowa’s ethanol industry but has faced some opposition.
Local Government Sep. 20, 2021 6:00 am551d ago
Residents may stop by the downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday to see the plan draft, which will become final once the City Council considers it later this month.
Community Sep. 20, 2021 8:53 am551d ago
Events will be held virtually and in-person
News Sep. 19, 2021 5:55 pm552d ago
It’s now a Climate Resilience Hub, looking to do more
Companies Sep. 15, 2021 11:00 am556d ago
The Sioux Falls, S.D.-based biofuels producer recognizes need for “bolder solutions” to protect planet.