Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Despite WI DNR's scrubbing, climate impacts found in Great Lakes

You wonder how the climate change information scrubbers at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - - now a national story - - would react to this posting elsewhere today
JClimate change is an issue of concern for many around the world. Scientists say the signs are everywhere, and here in the Great Lakes region, the evidence of regional climate change can be seen in every day.
The Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments Center in Michigan specializes in presenting climate change information specific to this area. Researcher Laura Briley said one sure sign of regional climate change can be found in the water...
Briley said other signs of climate change in the Great Lakes basin include severe storms, increased precipitation and reduced ice cover on the lakes. "In the last 30 or so years, we've seen a large increase in extreme precipitation events ... so more risk of flooding and runoff," she said.

1 comment:

my5cents said...

So, what makes them think that scrubbing it from the Wisconsin DNR site will keep the information from the people? That is just plain short-sighted. What are they thinking anyway? I suppose we wouldn't understand what they are thinking even if they told us. Usually it makes no sense.