Posts Tagged ‘climate’

Court agrees to review ruling in Katrina-related climate-change case

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — A federal appeals court has agreed to review a three-judge panel’s ruling that a group of Mississippi coastal landowners can sue energy and chemical companies on allegations that linked greenhouse gas emissions to Hurricane Katrina. The lawsuit alleges that greenhouse gas emissions from energy and chemical companies contributed to global warming, […] [...]

Forecaster sees active hurricane season in 2013

by Associated Press Published: March 29,2013

Tags: climate, forecast, forecaster, hurricane, meteorologist, meteorology, prediction, tropical weather, Weather

GULF OF MEXICO — Forecaster William Gray says he expects a very active hurricane season, but he’s not yet giving likely numbers of named storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes. Gray told hundreds of people at the National Hurricane Conference the first numeric predictions will come out April 10. Gray, head of Colorado State’s Tropical Meteorology […] [...]

Scientists studying rooftop gardens on Coast

GULFPORT — Horticulture scientists at Mississippi State University are studying and recording the effects of the coastal climate on rooftop gardens in Gulfport. When they learned the eight green roofs at the Armed Forces Retirement Home were struggling to survive, Christine Coker and Gary Bachman, both horticulture scientists at MSU’s Coastal Research and Extension Center, […] [...]

White House: Climate bill would cost less than postage stamp

by Associated Press Published: June 16,2010

Tags: bill, climate, environment

WASHINGTON — A climate and energy bill being pushed in the Senate would cost American households 22 to 40 cents a day — less than the cost of a first-class postage stamp, the Obama administration said yesterday. An analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency concluded that the Senate bill, sponsored by Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., […] [...]

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