Elliott State Forest must remain in public ownership: Editorial | OregonLive.com

‘…As lawmakers knuckle down to balance a state budget with a $1.8 billion hole in it, a tiny meeting occurs in Salem Tuesday that could have huge outcomes for present and future generations. The State Land Board will meet to discuss the fate of the Elliott State Forest. One possibility includes selling it outright.’

Source: Elliott State Forest must remain in public ownership: Editorial | OregonLive.com

Global ‘fish wars’ could break out as climate change and rising nationalism fuel competition for world’s oceans | The Independent

‘The twin threats of climate change and growing nationalism could lead to an outbreak of conflicts over fish stocks – like the infamous Cod Wars between the UK and Iceland – that could threaten the global supply of food and “decimate” marine ecosystems, experts have warned.’

Source: Global ‘fish wars’ could break out as climate change and rising nationalism fuel competition for world’s oceans | The Independent

It’s more than just climate change – phys.org

‘A new scientific paper by a University of Maryland-led international team of distinguished scientists, including five members of the National Academies, argues that there are critical two-way feedbacks missing from current climate models that are used to inform environmental, climate, and economic policies. The most important inadequately-modeled variables are inequality, consumption, and population.’

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-02-climate_1.html#jCp

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