Northern Great Plains

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WWF Climate Blog Has Moved to New Location

The WWF climate blog now is located at a different Web address: worldwildlife.org/blogs/wwf-climate-blog.  All posts since May 2013 are at that location, while older posts will remain archived on this site.  The new site will have a single RSS feed at worldwildlife.org/blogs/wwf-climate-blog.rss.

Lincoln Forum: “Climate Change in Nebraska”

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Lincoln, Nebraska

An event for the general public to learn more from scientists about how climate change will affect Nebraska, sponsored by Missouri Valley Sierra Club, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Nebraska League of Conservation Voters, and the Izaak Walton League.

Omaha Forum: “Climate Change in Nebraska”

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Omaha, Nebraska

An event for the general public to learn more from scientists about how climate change will affect Nebraska, sponsored by Missouri Valley Sierra Club, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Nebraska League of Conservation Voters, and the Izaak Walton League.

For the People and Wildlife of the Northern Great Plains, Heavy Winter and Spring Precipitation Brings a Taste of the Future

In the northern Great Plains, record winter and spring precipitation followed now by historic floods, has affected dramatically both wildlife and people. From decimated populations of pronghorn antelope to flooded riverside communities, there is widespread evidence of the kinds of impacts that are likely to become more common in the region as atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases continue to rise.

Video Shows One Group's Efforts to Educate Public about a Devastating Consequence of Climate Change on Yellowstone

In a video from the U.S. Department of State's America.gov, filmmaker Brandon Bloch introduces us to one of the consequences of rising temperatures in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem of Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.  The video shows the widespread devastation of Whitebark Pines by the mountain pine beetle, and introduces the viewer to a group seeking to inform the public about the threat: Treefight.

Arkansas, California, Florida and Montana are among states expecting water risks from climate change

A new report from the National Resources Defense Council concludes that “cimate change will greatly increase the risk that water supplies will not be able to keep pace with withdrawals in many areas of the United States.”

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