Conserving and restoring wetlands could avoid millions of dollars in storm losses

Protecting marshes that help buffer against hurricanes and other severe storms could save as much as $38 million per estuary in storm damages, a new study shows.

We're approaching critical climate tipping points: Q&A with Tim Lenton

Covering Climate Now: Awareness of climate tipping points has grown in policy circles, but Tim Lenton, director of the Global Systems Institute at Britain's University of Exeter, says the rate at which we appear to be approaching several tipping points is ringing alarm bells, but "most of our current generation of politicians are just not up to this leadership task."