NOAA Senior Scientist, Dr. Richard Feely, submitted a written testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science and Technology at a recent hearing aptly named “A rational discussion on climate change: the science, the evidence, the response.”  The hearing allowed for a wide range of viewpoints.  Click here to read Dr. Feely’s compelling testimony in which he discusses observed ocean acidification, its impacts on marine life, and potential economic impacts.

Click here to read a New York Times article about residents living along the Chesapeake Bay and what they are doing to mitigate the problems associated with rising sea level.