In the article below, by Kimberly M.S. Cartier, published in the EOS Earth and Space Science News magazine on July 26, 2019, one looks at a project with the potential of making global climate change projections more relevant for water resources managers in terms of watershed-scale predictions.
We have just received our print copy of the Water Policy Journal for June 2019 (Volume 21 Issue 3). This journal is the Official Journal of the World Water Council published by IWA Publishing.
Topics highlighted in this issue include flood protection, water governance, water management, policy innovations, sustainable management of groundwater resources and water security.
Persons wishing to view this issue can email me or check me at my desk.
The EOS Earth and Space Science News magazine (Volume 100 Issue 7) for July 2019 is now available for perusal.
This issue looks at topics such as Apollo’s legacy, lunar geology, robots underground and flood, earthquakes, climate geoengineering, river flow and dams, and climate change.
Persons wishing to view this issue can email me or visit me at my desk.
At an OECS climate change forum, environmentalists warn that frequency and intensity of extreme weather conditions is likely to increase.
OECS member states have been urged to prepare for more extreme weather conditions and natural disasters as a result of climate change.
The warning came from Crispin d’Auvergne, Saint Lucia’s Chief Sustainable Development Officer, who was a contributing panelist at an OECS climate change forum in Dominica.
The forum is part of the Vini Kozè (Let’s Chat) Series that engages citizens in discussion and debate on development opportunities and challenges facing the region.
According to Mr. d’Auvergne, a 2008 environmental study showed that while Saint Lucia sees an average of one to two Category 4 or Category 5 hurricanes per year, it is likely to increase to four or five hurricanes of that magnitude each year. Citing another study, Mr. d’Auvergne said rainfall in the Caribbean is expected to increase…
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