23 May '14, 7pm

Restoring historic sites that will soon be underwater: Maybe we should restore climate first?

Check in soon for briefing highlights and a full video recording. The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) held a briefing highlighting the risks climate change poses to landmark historic sites around the United States. This briefing unveiled a new report from UCS which highlights climate threats to the nation’s iconic landmarks and historic sites, and details steps being taken to protect these national treasures. The report includes 30 at-risk sites, including places where the “first Americans” lived, the Spaniards ruled, English colonists landed, slavery rose and fell, and gold prospectors struck it rich. Some of the sites also commemorate more modern “firsts,” such as the race to put the first man on the moon. For the first time in its history, the Society for American Archaeology is calling attention to the damage ...

Full article: http://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/052014landmarks#.U3-eH...

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