Four Projects Will Support Environmental Monitoring and Advance Federal Goal to Deploy 30 Gigawatts of Offshore Wind by 2030
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to organise up to seven new offshore wind lease sales by 2025, according to the country’s Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland.
Richard W. Spinrad is the first Senate-confirmed administrator of NOAA in five years, which has its advantages in Washington.
As the largest U.S. bank and a major lender to the fossil fuel industry, JPMorgan has been criticized for not joining the group, which launched in April, sooner. The announcement comes ahead of next month's UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP 26, in Glasgow.
WASHINGTON -- FEMA published a notice today in the Federal Register seeking public comment on the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) minimum floodplain management standards.
The service is preparing to release a new climate strategy with four key lines of effort, according to a memo obtained by Defense News outlining the plan.
The U.S. Navy is at war against a surging sea. It has yet to notch a victory.
Yale researchers are charting the course of mighty “rivers” in the sky that are holding steady in the face of climate change — for now.
Setting coastal and inland needs against each other is wrong
With offshore floating wind as a proven commercial reality, the challenges associated with the industry are now focused on delivering at scale, but there are still key innovation issues to be resolved across the industry.
The United States saw an unprecedented 18 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the first nine months of the year, according to scientists with NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information.
As a massive investment to repair roads and adapt to climate change faces an uncertain fate in Congress, a new report finds much of the country's infrastructure is already at risk of being shut down by flooding. And as the planet heats up, the threat is expected to grow.
A coalition of environmentalists, waterfront access advocates and surf fisherman gathered on the Jersey Shore Thursday to denounce beach replenishment as an exercise in futility that destroys natural ecosystems and subsidizes wealthy beachfront homeowners at taxpayers’ expense, particularly as worsening storms resulting form climate change demand investment in more permanent solutions to beach erosion.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 - The Coastal Flood Resilience Project has issued a 12-page white paper on Oct. 1, 2021, entitled: "Reforming the Community Rating System Within the National Flood Insurance Program".
A warming climate leads to greater weather extremes and impacts the distribution of marine life in North Carolina’s coastal waters, scientists say.
Redeveloping and improving shoreline protection in urban areas is a significant infrastructure need in the United States. These areas are subject to continual damage due to storms, rising waters and the effects of climate change.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is known for damming rivers and building levees to keep waterways at bay. But a new initiative seeks natural flood control solutions as climate change brings increasingly frequent and severe weather events that test the limits of concrete and steel.
Emerging net-zero-emissions methanol producer Liquid Wind to build 500 e-methanol plants by 2050
Researchers say man-made reefs attract more baitfish then natural reefs and draw in huge numbers of predators ideal for recreational anglers.
Before humans and early primates, before dinosaurs, and even before trees, there were sharks. Sharks have been around for more than 400 million years (although how long exactly remains contested).
When it comes to meeting its aggressive conservation pledge, the Biden administration appears to have a head start on protecting the United States’ oceans — after all, on paper, the nation is already more than two-thirds of the way to the goal.
Between 2009 and 2018, the continuous rise in sea temperature cost the world 14 per cent of its coral reefs – that’s more than the size of Australia’s reefs combined – a UN-backed report revealed on Tuesday.
Property insurance rates continue to soar higher for homes and businesses in catastrophe exposed regions of the United States, while coverage issues are increasingly emerging for those high-value buildings in peak catastrophe zones.