These posts include a brief mention of a number of news items relating to climate change. They don’t preclude treating any of these topics at more length in a separate post.
They can also serve as an open thread so that we can keep each other informed on important climate news.
Cancun’s beaches are washing away
Indeed they are.
Rising sea levels and a series of unusually powerful hurricanes have aggravated the folly of building a tourist destination atop shifting sand dunes on a narrow peninsula.
Two huge dredgers are being used to pump tons of sand from offshore sandbars. Continue reading Climate clippings 5