“Ocean temperature ‘surprises’ becoming more common: Researchers highlight need to account for #climate change in marine planning.” @ScienceDaily #climatechange

Around the world, periods of rapid ocean warming are happening more often than we thought. In order to thrive in the future, marine communities need to make decisions based on climate trends rather than historical data. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190805153717.htm

“Several US states face significant stress on their water availability, data shows.” (NM tops the list, followed by CA, AZ, CO, & NE.) @Guardian #climate #environment #water

New Mexico tops the list, followed by California, Arizona, Colorado and Nebraska as problem could intensify with global heating: www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/aug/06/us-states-water-stress-new-mexico-california-arizona-colorado

“Will Ban On Gas Appliances Be The Next Push To Save The Planet?” via @NPR #environment

As more cities and states try to cut carbon emissions, natural gas is becoming a target. The city of Berkeley, Calif., just became the first to ban it in new homes, but it may not be the last. www.npr.org/2019/08/05/745051104/give-up-your-gas-stove-to-save-the-planet-banning-gas-is-the-next-climate-push