Global Warming Updates April 19-22, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Change Updates April 19, 2013   World Bank President: Climate Change Is Urgent ‘Today’ Problem http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2013/04/world-bank-president-climate-change-is-urgent-today-problem.html “If we have any hope of keeping climate change below two degrees celsius, the peak year of carbon emission has to be 2016,” said Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank. “So the challenge is right in […]

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Global Warming Updates April 18, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 18 April 1)   National Trust to generate 50% renewable energy by 2020 http://www.edie.net/news/6/National-Trust-to-generate-50–percent-renewable-energy-by-2020-/ 2)   PM Singh: India to Double Renewable Energy Capacity By 2017 http://www.asianscientist.com/topnews/pm-singh-india-set-double-renewable-energy-capacity-2017/ 3)   ‘Wake-up call’ sounded on stalled renewable energy initiatives http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-iea-renewable-energy-stalled-20130417,0,6043134.story?track=rss 4)   Most Christian pastors still deny global climate change http://blogs.redding.com/dcraig/archives/2013/04/most-christian.html 5)   What Makes Fertilizer Plants So Explosive? […]

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Global Warming Updates April 17, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 17 April 1.   EU Commission calls on businesses to disclose more environmental information http://www.edie.net/news/6/EU-Commission-calls-for-businesses-to-disclose-more-on-environmental–matters/ 2.   G4S surpasses 2012 carbon reduction target by 3% http://www.edie.net/news/6/G4S-surpasses-2012-carbon-reduction-target-by-3–percent/ 3.   Urgent need for international deal to tackle climate change, says Hogan http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/urgent-need-for-international-deal-to-tackle-climate-change-says-hogan-29200579.html 4.   On the rebound, New England oysters face climate threat http://wwwp.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2013/04/new-england-oyster-climate 5.   Could Life Be […]

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Global Warming Updates April 16, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 16 April 1.   A Look at the World Explains 90 Percent of Changes in Vegetation http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416085139.htm 2.   EU climate change policy in crisis after MEPs vote against high CO2 prices http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/9997868/EU-climate-change-policy-in-crisis-after-MEPs-vote-against-high-CO2-prices.html 3.   Insight: sea-level tipping points affect groundwater quality near coast http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/53058 4.   It’s getting hotter – despite cooling from cosmic rays […]

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Global Warming Updates April 15, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 15 April 1.   Guemas et al. Attribute Slowed Surface Warming to the Oceans http://www.skepticalscience.com/guemas-attribute-slowed-surface-warming-to-oceans.html 2.   Natural disturbances caused by climate change could make mitigation harder http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/53044 3.   US and China admit to ‘inadequate’ climate action as UN warns of mounting threat http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2261426/us-and-china-admit-to-inadequate-climate-action-as-un-warns-of-mounting-threat 4.   Plans to drop climate debate from national curriculum ‘unacceptable’ […]

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Global Warming Updates April 12-14, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 12-14 April 1.   EU efforts mount to save carbon market http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/eu-efforts-mount-to-save-carbon-market-20130412-2hp44.html 2.   Woodside shift a win for environment: Green groups http://www.smh.com.au/environment/woodside-shift-a-win-for-environment-green-groups-20130412-2hpiw.html 3.   How Fast is Global Climate Changing? http://www.enn.com/climate/article/45852 4.   Sandy dropped as storm name list updated http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/sandy-dropped-as-storm-name-list-updated-20130412-2hp4d.html 5.   Worst of weather over in time for school http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/worst-of-weather-over-in-time-for-school-20130413-2hsba.html 6.   Carbon Dioxide Removal […]

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Global Warming Updates April 05-07, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 5-7 April 1)   Polar melt shakes up food chain http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/polar-melt-shakes-up-food-chain-20130406-2hdlx.html 2)   China zone sets date for carbon trading start http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/china-zone-sets-date-for-carbon-trading-start-20130405-2hajh.html#ixzz2PqNkhlxm 3)   Coal-fired power drops despite heatwave http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/coalfired-power-drops-despite-heatwave-20130405-2hc4x.html 4)   Coal extends retreat despite power surge http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/coal-extends-retreat-despite-power-surge-20130405-2haio.html 5)   The Resilience of the Chilean Coast After the Earthquake of 2010 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130405064400.htm 6)   Air pollution-caused deaths […]

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Global Warming Updates April 04, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 4 April 1)   SMEs to get help understanding ‘complicated’ environmental legislation http://www.edie.net/news/6/SMEs-to-get-help-understanding–complicated–environmental-legislation/ 2)   Ford manufactures low carbon alternative for vehicle paint http://www.edie.net/news/5/Ford-3-wet-paint-technology-carbon-emissions-reduction/ 3)   Climate challenges undermine a fragile Maasai culture http://wwwp.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2013/04/maasai-climate-decline 4)   Scottish Water’s Costliest Upgrades Due to Climate: CEO http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-04-04/scottish-water-s-costliest-upgrades-due-to-climate-ceo.html 5)   Where’s the Melt Factor in Antarctica? http://news.discovery.com/earth/oceans/are-melting-ice-shelves-preventing-antarctic-sea-ice-decrease-130404.htm 6)   Goldilocks-Like Clouds […]

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Global Warming Updates April 03, 2013 September 12, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 3 April 1)   Breakthrough in Hydrogen Fuel Production Could Revolutionize Alternative Energy Market http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130403104104.htm 2)   Breeding Birds Vulnerable to Climate Change in Arctic Alaska: A Story of Winners and Losers http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130403092537.htm 3)   ‘A Better Path’ Toward Projecting, Planning for Rising Seas On a Warmer Earth http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130403141440.htm 4)   Rocky Mountains Originated from Previously […]

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Global Warming Updates March 29-31, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 29-31 March 1)   Landslide Season in Washington: A Glacial Legacy http://news.discovery.com/earth/rocks-fossils/washington-landslide-destroys-home-130329.htm 2)   Volcanic Lightning: How does it work?! http://news.discovery.com/earth/rocks-fossils/volcanic-lightning-how-does-it-work-130329.htm 3)   Sinking under a big green wave http://www.economist.com/news/business/21574517-shipowners-face-onslaught-new-environmental-laws-sinking-under-big-green-wave 4)   Climate Change Will Harm Mekong Basin Harvests http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-will-harm-mekong-basin-harvests-15798 5)   A glorious winter, but the Alps face a warmer world – bringing huge change http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/mar/31/alps-skiing-climate-change […]

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Global Warming Updates March 28, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 28 March 1)   Energy subsidies ‘aggravate global warming’: IMF http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/energy-subsidies-aggravate-global-warming-imf-20130328-2gwex.html 2)   EU juggles economic, environmental crises http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/eu-juggles-economic-environmental-crises-20130328-2gvez.html# 3)   Australian carbon tax policy crucial, Combet says http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/political-news/australian-carbon-tax-policy-crucial-combet-says-20130327-2gupw.html 4)   Eliminating fossil fuel subsidies will reduce global CO2 emissions by 13% http://www.edie.net/news/6/Eliminating-fossil-fuel-subsidies-will-reduce-global-CO2-emissions-by-13-per-cent/ 5)   Drier climate will spread diarrhea http://wwwp.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2013/03/diarrhea-climate-link 6)   Climate Change is Increasing Seasonal […]

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Global Warming Updates March 27, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 27 March 1)     Government policies failing business as energy costs set to rise 22% by 2020 http://www.edie.net/news/6/Government-policies-failing-businesses-as-energy-costs-could-rise-22-by-2020/ 2)     Scotland calls for clarity on councils’ climate change role http://www.edie.net/news/5/Scotland-climate-change-report-local-authorities/ 3)     EU launches Green Paper to define 2030 carbon targets http://www.edie.net/news/6/EU-launches-Green-Paper-to-define-2030-carbon-targets/ 4)     New York State Sees Climate Change as Risk to Bondholders http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-26/new-york-state-cites-climate-change-as-risk-to-bond-investors.html 5)     […]

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Global Warming Updates March 25, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 25 March 1)     ‘Moderate’ New England Red Tide Forecasted for 2013 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325135416.htm 2)     Elevated Carbon Dioxide in Atmosphere Trims Wheat, Sorghum Moisture Needs http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325124402.htm 3)     A Marine Animal to Feed Your Eco-Car http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325101431.htm 4)     Ash from Refuse Could Become Hydrogen Gas http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130325093536.htm 5)     Dangers from heatwaves set to rise: VCOSS http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/dangers-from-heatwaves-set-to-rise-vcoss-20130325-2gpfw.html 6)     […]

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Global Warming Updates March 14, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 14 March 1.     Mitigating Climate Change? Guiding Responsible Research in Geoengineering http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130314141014.htm 2.    Cyclone forms off Queensland coast http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/cyclone-forms-off-queensland-coast-20130314-2g2ac.html 3.    Consumer interest sees the green deal hit the ground running http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2013/mar/14/consumer-interest-green-deal 4.    Sulphur-dioxide emissions decreased over last six years http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/52706 5.    Climate change is top threat, says US Navy commander http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/climate-change-top-threat-says-us-navy-commander.html 6.    […]

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Global Warming Updates March 13, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 13 March 1)   Greg Barker announces multi-million pound Green Deal finance package http://www.edie.net/news/6/Greg-Barker-announces-multi-million-pound-Green-Deal-finance-package/24217/ 2)   UN rallies to combat global drought http://www.edie.net/news/4/UN-rallies-to-combat-global-drought/ 3)   This Winter: Warmer and Wetter than Average http://news.discovery.com/earth/weather-extreme-events/winter-2012-13-was-warmer-and-wetter-than-average-130313.htm 4)   Strict protection helps sustain rainforests http://theconversation.edu.au/strict-protection-helps-sustain-rainforests-12802 5)   Wall Street Wants to Make a Profit on Climate Change http://www.care2.com/causes/wall-street-wants-to-make-a-profit-on-climate-change.html#ixzz2NU2NHyOv 6)   Did Climate Change […]

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Global Warming Updates March 12, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 12 March 1.     NASA Rover Finds Conditions Once Suited for Ancient Life On Mars http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130312131746.htm 2.     Pesticide Application as Potential Source of Noroviruses in Fresh Food Supply Chains http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130312092922.htm 3.     Fluorescent Light Revealed as Gauge of Coral Health: Mysterious Glow of Light Found to Correlate With Coral Stress Prior to Bleaching http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130312092918.htm […]

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Global Warming Updates April 11, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 11 April 1.   Do not underestimate ‘massive’ water consumption in fracking process warns expert http://www.edie.net/news/4/Do-not-underestimate–massive–water-consumption-in-fracking-process-warns-expert-/ 2.   Northern summers among hottest since 1400: Harvard http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/northern-summers-among-hottest-since-1400-harvard-20130411-2hmhm.html 3.   US hurricane ‘luck’ may ran out this year: researchers http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/us-hurricane-luck-may-ran-out-this-year-researchers-20130411-2hmhi.html#ixzz2QDkn6r9Q 4.   Obama budget boosts ‘green energy,’ but no olive branch to GOP http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2013/0410/Obama-budget-boosts-green-energy-but-no-olive-branch-to-GOP 5.   Opinion: McCarthy needs […]

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Global Warming Updates April 08-10, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 8 April 1.     Thatcher remembered for paving way on climate politics http://www.edie.net/news/5/Green-movement-reflects-on-Thatcher-s-legacy-for-climate-politics-/ 2.     The ‘Iron Lady’s’ strong stance on climate change http://wwwp.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2013/04/thatcher-climate-speech-119 Mekong hit by climate change http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/environment/70922/mekong-hit-by-climate-change.html 4.     Poll: Global warming worry heats up http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/global-warming-poll-gallup-89731.html?hp=r4 5.     Fasten Your Seat Belt: Bumpier Flights With Warming http://news.discovery.com/earth/global-warming/airplane-turbulence-climate-change-130408.htm 6.     Air pollution casts a cloud […]

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Global Warming Updates April 01-02, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 1-2 April 1)     Streams Stressed by Pharmaceutical Pollution http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130401090709.htm 2)     Soils in Newly Forested Areas Store Substantial Carbon That Could Help Offset Climate Change http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130401110744.htm 3)     Tiny Grazers Play Key Role in Marine Ecosystem Health http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130402150151.htm 4)     Hot start to 2013 reaches deep into autumn http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/hot-start-to-2013-reaches-deep-into-autumn-20130402-2h4u3.html#ixzz2PN9HWmyK 5)     Survey Shows Many Republicans Feel […]

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Global Warming Updates March 26, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 26 March 1.     Salad days in Greenland signal a warming climate http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/salad-days-in-greenland-signal-a-warming-climate-20130326-2gsn1.html#ixzz2OiAVxDtd 2.    Seasonal climate forecasts: reading tea-leaves in a digital age http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/seasonal-climate-forecasts-reading-tealeaves-in-a-digital-age-20130326-2gqx5.html#ixzz2OiAntz5a 3.    Asia catching on to benefits from cutting gas emissions http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/asia-catching-on-to-benefits-from-cutting-gas-emissions-20130325-2gq2a.html#ixzz2OiBC3vIQ 4.    Should the EU set a CCS target? http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2257316/should-the-eu-set-a-ccs-target 5.    Earth is closer to the edge of Sun’s […]

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Global Warming Updates March 21-24, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 21-24 March 1)   World pays homage to water as experts warn of looming scarcity crisis http://www.edie.net/news/4/World-celebrates-water-as-experts-warn-of-looming-scarcity-crisis-/ 2)   World Water Day prompts call to action from business http://www.edie.net/news/4/World-Water-Day-prompts-call-to-action-from-business/ 3)   Interserve to cut water usage by 20% by 2016 http://www.edie.net/news/4/Interserve-to-cut-water-usage-by-20-by-2016/24272/ 4)   Earth Hour 2013: Does it really save energy? http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2013/0323/Earth-Hour-2013-Does-it-really-save-energy 5)   Charleston ‘ground zero’ […]

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Global Warming Updates March 15-20, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 15-17 March 1)   Chemicals Pollutants Threaten Health in the Arctic http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130315074510.htm 2)   Expect drought severity, frequency to rise: UN http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/expect-drought-severity-frequency-to-rise-un-20130316-2g6vu.html 3)   New Zealand drought to drag on growth http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/new-zealand-drought-to-drag-on-growth-20130315-2g6mh.html 4)   Obama unveils $US2 billion clean energy fund http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/obama-unveils-us2-billion-clean-energy-fund-20130316-2g6vm.html 5)   Ports alerted to climate change shocks ahead http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/ports-alerted-to-climate-change-shocks-ahead-20130315-2g62e.html 6)   Obama’s climate readiness plans […]

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Global Warming Updates March 11, 2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 11 March 1.   Waitrose looks to Welsh ryegrass for greener packaging http://www.edie.net/news/5/Waitrose-Welsh-ryegrass-sustainable-packaging-/ 2.   Scientists urge caution on climate geo-engineering http://www.edie.net/news/6/Scientists-urge-caution-on-climate-change-geo-engineering-/ 3.   Global Warming Pushing Trees North: The Evidence http://news.discovery.com/earth/global-warming/trees-invade-arctic-tundra-130311.htm 4.   Who will speak up for climate change adaptation? http://theconversation.edu.au/who-will-speak-up-for-climate-change-adaptation-12627 5.   The Earth is the Hottest It’s Been in 11,000 Years http://www.care2.com/causes/earth-is-hotter-than-ever-in-11000-years.html#ixzz2NINslxCc 6.   Recent […]

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Global Warming Updates March 08-10,2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 8-10 March 1)   Are Tropical Forests Resilient to Global Warming? http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130310163823.htm 2)   The not-so good earth http://www.smh.com.au/environment/the-notso-good-earth-20130310-2ftq8.html 3)   Proceed with care when it comes to climate ‘fixes’ http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/proceed-with-care-when-it-comes-to-climate-fixes-20130309-2fryw.html#ixzz2NCdmjKF6 4)   Shady deal for neighbourhoods that want to turn down the heat http://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/shady-deal-for-neighbourhoods-that-want-to-turn-down-the-heat-20130308-2fqv0.html#ixzz2NCdx9W00 5)   Few insurers prepared for climate change: Ceres http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/few-insurers-prepared-for-climate-change-ceres-20130308-2fpbw.html 6)   Earth […]

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Global Warming Updates March 07,2013 September 11, 2015

Climate Changes Updates 7 March 1.   ‘Breakthrough’ technology to deliver clean fuel from sunlight and CO2 http://www.edie.net/news/6/Breakthrough-technology-deliver-clean-fuel-from-sunlight-CO2-/ 2.   Stella Artois and Beck’s brewer demonstrates environmental credentials http://www.edie.net/news/6/Stella-Artois-and-Beck-s-brewer-demonstrates-environmental-credentials-/ 3.   Russia Finds ‘New Bacteria’ in Antarctic Lake http://news.discovery.com/earth/russia-finds-new-bacteria-antarctic-lake-130307.htm 4.   Evidence Oceans Flowed on ‘Snowball Earth’ http://news.discovery.com/earth/oceans/snowball-earth-ocean-mixing-130307.htm 5.   More Americans ‘Alarmed’ about Global Warming http://news.discovery.com/earth/global-warming/more-americans-alarmed-about-global-warming-130307.htm   6.   The […]

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