Don’t Be Fooled by Falling Sea Level – John Englander – Sea Level Rise Expert

Rising sea level is in the news more and more as coastal communities experience frequent flooding and the perils from the accelerated melting in Antarctica and Greenland becomes more ominous. Surprisingly there are some areas across Alaska, Canada and Scandinavia that currently have sea levels falling which may cause them not to prepare for rising sea …

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Great-Lakes-Migratory-Birds | The Nature Conservancy

Birds are a priceless part of our heritage. Our feathered friends are not only a delight to observe, classify and photograph, but they also serve as bellwethers of our natural and cultural health. Millions of birds migrate through the Great Lakes every year, using wetlands, forests, shoreline and more than 32,000 islands as stopover sites. But these habitats and others are under increasing pressure from climate change, habitat loss and other stressors. We have never seen a more urgent time than now to support migratory birds — for the protection of their future, as well as our own.

Source: Great-Lakes-Migratory-Birds | The Nature Conservancy

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Root Cellars: Store Fresh Food with no Electricity – Family Food Garden

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‘The People’s Budget’: Analysis of the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget for fiscal year 2018 | Economic Policy Institute

For the seventh year in a row, the Economic Policy Institute Policy Center (EPIPC) has provided assistance to the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) in analyzing and scoring the specific policy proposals in its alternative budget and in modeling its cumulative impact on the federal budget over the next decade. EPIPC finds that The People’s Budget would have significant positive impacts, including improving the economic well-being of low- and middle-income families, making necessary public investments, strengthening  the social safety net, and increasing tax progressivity and adequacy while reducing the deficit in the medium term.

Source: ‘The People’s Budget’: Analysis of the Congressional Progressive Caucus budget for fiscal year 2018 | Economic Policy Institute

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Solar Jobs Census 2016

An interactive map of solar power jobs in the U.S.

Source: Solar Jobs Census 2016

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