Hints at Release of Obama
A report from the National Wildlife Federation details how climate change is already affecting migratory birds; as insects emerge earlier, for example, birds arrive only to find that their main food source is already gone. Another report from the World Bank details the likelihood of extreme droughts and reduced crop yields by the 2040s, especially in poorer regions of the world. And FEMA’s newly-released report forecasts that coastal and riverine Special Flood Hazard Areas will increase by 40 to 45 percent by the year 2100.
The message is clear: Now more than ever, we need strong, decisive action on climate change.
The president provides written answers to 10 critical questions about the environment.