Robert R. Twilley

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Posts by Robert R. Twilley

Regional Impacts of Climate Change: Four Case Studies in the United States

In 2007, the science of climate change achieved an unfortunate milestone: the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reached a consensus position that human-induced global warming is already causing physical and biological impacts worldwide. The most recent scientific work demonstrates that …

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Coastal and Marine Ecosystems & Global Climate Change: Potential Effects on U.S. Resources

Eileen Claussen, President, Pew Center on Global Climate Change The world’s oceans cover approximately 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, indicating their importance to the global environment. In addition to having a large influence on global heat transport and precipitation, …

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