The hat collection overtaking his corner office two blocks from the White House says much of Conrad Lautenbacher’s interests. The caps are mementos of a decorated 40-year Navy career and also from his current job, where part of it is running oceanographic and fisheries vessels, including underwater robots.
The West is the fastest-growing part of the country. It’s also the driest. And climate change could be making matters much, much worse.
For scientists, global warming is a disaster movie, its opening scenes set at the poles of Earth. The epic already has started. And it’s not fiction. The scenes are playing, at the start, in slow motion:
Cindy Lee Van Dover is a pioneer: a submarine pilot and the first woman to direct the Duke University Marine Laboratory. This interview gives insite into the life, career and discoveries of an impressive woman.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Al Gore and to a United Nations panel for their work on global warming.
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Dr. Daniel Wildcat, a Euchee member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma, is a faculty member in the School of American Indian Studies at the Haskell Indian Nations University where he has taught since 1986. His doctorate is in public administration and social science and provides basis for his keen interest in the social implications of climate change. Dr. Wildcat … Read More