Post Tagged with: "Climate change"

TOP FIVE: Climate change, S.C. State, taxes

TOP FIVE: Climate change, S.C. State, taxes

By Lindsay Street, Statehouse correspondent | Our weekly Top Five feature offers big stories or views from the past week or so with policy and legislative implications that you need to read because of how they could impact South Carolina.  Click to find more on:

1. Tough sell: People aren’t changing minds on climate change despite crushing hurricanes

2. Mayors pave path forward on climate change

3. No one wants to be on the S.C. State University board

4. Red states benefit from tax deductions on federal chopping block

5. U.S. Supreme Court could be the next stop as state governments seek to claim Internet sales tax money

by · 09/20/2017 · News, Top Five
BRIEF: Feel soggy? Leaked report provides insights

BRIEF: Feel soggy? Leaked report provides insights

There sure has been a lot of rain around the Midlands and coast over the last 30 days, and now a federal report shows major rain events are occurring with higher frequency over the last 100 years in our area of the country.

According to the draft of a  leaked federal science report, climate change is affecting regions of the United States. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that there’s been an 8 percent increase in extreme rain in the Southeast over the last 100 years.  By 2100, rainfall could go up another 21 percent.

by · 08/11/2017 · News, News briefs
TOP FIVE:  On storm surge, higher ed, mediation, more

TOP FIVE: On storm surge, higher ed, mediation, more

Here are five stories you might have missed for the week ending Oct. 7, 2016:

* Storm surge may be more deadly than wind
* S.C. among states increasing higher ed grants
* Classroom mediation working in Baltimore
* Trump may be setting a time bomb at voting booths
* Climate change reflects partisan split

by · 10/07/2016 · News, Top Five