Now is the hour!
"If there's no action before 2012, that's too late. What we do in the next two to three years will determine our future. This is the defining moment." (Rajendra Pachauri, 2008, President Bush's choice to head the UN Climate Secretariat)
"We may see a meter [sea level rise] by the middle of the century." Robert Bindschadler, NASA expert on West Antarctic glaciers, in a 2009 article at Yale Environment 360.
According to an article at MSNBC.com, "Dynamic thinning of Greenland and Antarctic ice-sheet ocean margins is more sensitive, pervasive, enduring and important then previously realized."
Next Meeting: Thursday, September 23rd at 7 PM at the United Methodist Church Annex on Dupre Road in McClellanville. Nancy Cave from South Carolina Coastal Conservation League will speak to us about some very serious coal ash problems.
Welcome to the website for the Kitchen Table Climate Study Group. We are a grassroots group of citizens, mostly from McClellanville, SC, who are concerned about the potential effects of climate change, especially global warming, on the low country of South Carolina. Our site provides
Links to recent climate change news,
A schedule of KTCSG meetings,
Links to other websites that address climate change,
Links to coastal information (weather, tides, etc.),
And information for taking action about climate change.
If you are concerned about or want to learn more about climate change and its potential impacts on our way of life here in the low country, then we invite you to explore this site. The KTCSG is an affiliate of the National and the South Carolina Wildlife Federation and we also provide links to and information about climate change impacts on wildlife and wildlife habitat, as well as NWF & SCWF events and programs.