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 Scientists Predict Massive Urban Growth, Creation of 'Megalopolis' in Southeast in Next 45 Years
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:10:00 EDT
Urban areas in the Southeastern United States will double in size by 2060 unless there are significant changes to land development, according to a new study by the Department of Interior’s Southeast Climate Science Center and North Carolina State University

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Adam Terando ( Phone: 919-515-4448 ); Christian Quintero ( Phone: 813-498-5019 );

RALEIGH, N.C.—Urban areas in the Southeastern United States will double in size by 2060 unless there are significant changes to land development, according to a new study by the Department of Interior’s Southeast Climate Science Center and North Carolina State University.

 Carbon Storage in U.S. Eastern Ecosystems Helps Counter Greenhouse Gas Emissions Contributing to Climate Change
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:33:54 EDT
On the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released a new report showing that forests, wetlands and farms in the eastern United States naturally store 300 million tons of carbon a year (1,100 million tons of CO2 equivalent), which is nearly 15 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions EPA estimates the country emits each year or an amount that exceeds and offsets yearly U.S. car emissions Interior Releases Report on Anniversary of President’s Climate Action Plan; New Visualization Tool Helps Land Managers Make Smart, Informed Landscape-Level Decisions

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Jon Campbell ( Phone: 703-648-4180 ); Anne-Berry Wade ( Phone: 703-648-4483 );

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released a new report showing that forests, wetlands and farms in the eastern United States naturally store 300 million tons of carbon a year (1,100 million tons of CO2 equivalent), which is nearly 15 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions EPA estimates the country emits each year or an amount that exceeds and offsets yearly U.S. car emissions.

 Coral Reefs are Critical for Risk Reduction & Adaptation
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Tue, 13 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT

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 Advances in Dating Groundwater
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:40:44 EDT

 Interior Department Announces Funding for Climate Change Studies
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:18:17 EDT

 Secretary Jewell Announces New Wildlife and Climate Studies at the South Central Climate Science Center
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:45:00 EDT

 Secretary Jewell Announces New Wildlife and Climate Studies at the Alaska Climate Science Center
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:30:00 EDT

 Secretary Jewell Announces New Wildlife and Climate Studies at the Northwest Climate Science Center
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 Secretary Jewell Announces New Wildlife and Climate Studies at the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:30:00 EDT

 Secretary Jewell Announces New Wildlife and Climate Studies at the Southwest Climate Science Center
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:30:00 EDT

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