Monthly Archives: November 2011

Defense Department Report on Climate Change and Security

I haven’t read it yet, but here it is: http://www.fas.org/irp/agency/dod/dsb/climate.pdf Advertisements

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Deforestation Effects on Climate

Yale University, 16 November 2011 Deforestation, considered by scientists to contribute significantly to global warming, has been shown by a Yale-led team to actually cool the local climate in northern latitudes, according to a paper published today in Nature. “If … Continue reading

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Climate Meeting Coming Up

Lively AMS Meeting Set For Nov 29th in Portland The Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is holding its November monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 29th from 7-9pm at OMSI in Portland. This is the Tuesday immediately after … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary of a BIG Wind Storm

November 13, 2011 marked the 30th anniversary of one of Oregon’s most powerful and damaging wind storms, the “Friday the 13th” storm of 1981. The storm formed off the coast and deepened (strengthened) rapidly as it moved toward land. As … Continue reading

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