July 16, 2013
by MoreRecycling
0 comments

GOES-R improvements to provide stunning, continuous full-disk imagery

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s next generation of GOES satellites, beginning with GOES-R, will have the ability to take full-disk images of Earth at five-minute intervals. Continue reading

Share on Facebook

May 10, 2013
by David Doniger
0 comments

Carbon Dioxide Hits New Highs: Living In a League Where Batting 400 Is Not Good

David Doniger, Policy Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.
Carbon dioxide concentrations have hit 400 parts per million for the first time in at least three million years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admini… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

August 30, 2012
by Deron Lovaas
0 comments

Vermont Strong: A Transportation Tale of Recovery from Irene’s Devastation

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
When Tropical Storm Irene struck the northeastern United States one year ago on August 28, 2011, dozens of lives were lost and $15.8 billion in damage was incurred, … Continue reading

Share on Facebook

July 12, 2012
by Theo Spencer
0 comments

Extreme Weather–And Some Examples of What’s Being Done to Deal With It

Theo Spencer, Senior Advocate, Climate Center, New York
You might have noticed of late that the weather has been odd. Perhaps you’ve been a bit hot–especially if your power went out—or perhaps soaking wet. Tragically, some … Continue reading

Share on Facebook

February 16, 2012
by Sarah Chasis
0 comments

White House Budget Proposal Threatens Cuts to Critical Coastal and Marine Programs

Sarah Chasis, Senior Attorney and Director, Ocean Initiative, New York
When President Obama released his budget proposal to Congress this week, his message to Congress was clear: “[Create] an economy that is built to last.” … Continue reading

Share on Facebook

October 26, 2011
by Sarah Chasis
0 comments

Comprehensive Ocean Planning is Beneficial

Sarah Chasis, Senior Attorney and Director, Ocean Initiative, New York
Should we protect and restore our oceans so that we can swim, fish, enjoy and use our oceans and coasts now and for generations to come? Or should we let our beaches… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

July 8, 2011
by Regan Nelson
0 comments

Oceans Suffer Under Republican Budget Vision

Regan Nelson, Senior Oceans Advocate, Washington, DC Yesterday, House Republicans passed an appropriations bill through subcommittee that, if signed into law, would severely retard efforts to protect our oceans, coasts and communities. 
Rather tha… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

February 13, 2011
by Regan Nelson
0 comments

Why Slashing NOAA’s Budget Hurts our Economy More than it Helps

Late Friday night, House Republicans released their proposed FY 2011 budget, which – in 359 pages – amounts to a tremendous assault on our nation’s environment.  My colleagues have blogged on the dangerous and irresponsible affects of the Re… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

September 9, 2010
by Leila Monroe
0 comments

California Celebrates the Marine Environment, while Lubchenco and Sutley Show Their Ocean Smarts

This has been a great week in San Francisco for ocean lovers of all kinds.  Hosting California and the World Ocean 2010, our state agencies gathered scientists, educators, advocates, and industry from around the country and world to discuss the mo… Continue reading

Share on Facebook

September 7, 2010
by Sarah Chasis
0 comments

New National Ocean Policy Will Help Protect the "Blue Heart of the Planet"

Tomorrow evening at the Commonwealth Club of California, the Council on Environmental Quality Chairwoman Nancy Sutley and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Jane Lubchenco will be discussing the Obama administration’s nationa… Continue reading

Share on Facebook