New report: State of the Climate in 2013 (7/18) In 2013, the vast majority of worldwide climate indicators — greenhouse gases, sea levels, global temperatures, etc. — continued to reflect trends of a warmer planet, according to the indicators assessed in the State of the Climate in 2013 report, released online this week by the American Meteorological Society.
Binational Great Lakes Quarterly Climate Impact Report (7/14) Spring 2014 for the Great Lakes region was the 5th coldest since 1948. What could this mean for the summer forecast? For a binational overview of the latest season's weather, water level conditions, and related impacts, plus an outlook for the upcoming quarter, review the Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook: Great Lakes Region via the U.S. Drought Portal.
Specialist calls for climate change strategy Blackburn News (7/8) A specialist with the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation says the last couple of weeks of strong weather have been an effective demonstration of the impact of climate change.
Climate change likely to increase Lake Erie algae blooms (6/30) Climate change is expected to increase the frequency of intense spring rain storms in the Great Lakes region throughout this century and will likely add to the number of harmful algal blooms and "dead zones" in Lake Erie, according to a University of Michigan aquatic ecologist.
Impacts of Climate Change on the Great Lakes Basin Environment Canada and NOAA The goal of this 1998 project is to improve our understanding of the complex interactions between climate variability and change, the environment, and social and economic systems so that informed regional adaptation responses can be developed for the sustainable management of the Basin.