Global Warming Updates April 08-10, 2013

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

  1. 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 over coral reef growth

http://theconversation.com/air-pollution-casts-a-cloud-over-coral-reef-growth-13319

7.     Chemical looping: a carbon capture technology for the future

http://theconversation.com/chemical-looping-a-carbon-capture-technology-for-the-future-12435

8.     China’s emissions trading scheme in line for 2020 launch

http://www.rtcc.org/chinas-emissions-trading-scheme-in-line-for-2020-launch/

9.     Super algae could replace conventional biofuels

http://www.rtcc.org/super-algae-could-replace-conventional-biofuels/

10.                        IPCC chief: Kolkata and Shanghai face severe climate risk

http://www.rtcc.org/ipcc-chief-kolkata-and-shanghai-face-severe-climate-risk/

11.                        Tropical ice cap smallest for 6000 years

http://www.rtcc.org/tropical-ice-cap-smallest-it-has-been-in-6000-years/

12.                        Land Surface Warming Confirmed Independently Without Land Station Data

http://www.skepticalscience.com/surface-temp-record-accuracy-confirmed-compo.html

13.                        Effective fertilizer use could cut emissions from biofuel production

http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/52942

14.                        Oceans may explain explain slowing climate change: study

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/oceans-may-explain-explain-slowing-climate-change-study-20130408-2hfmd.html#ixzz2PwCACF1w

15.                        Coal gets ‘rogue’ status in fight for clean Earth

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/coal-gets-rogue-status-in-fight-for-clean-earth-20130407-2heqk.html#ixzz2PwCK4EnQ

16.                        Dramatic Retreat of the Andean Glaciers Over the Last 30 Years

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130408122800.htm

17.                        Rapid Climate Change and the Role of the Southern Ocean

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130408133752.htm

18.                        Carbon Dioxide Released from Burning Fuel Today Goes Back Into New Fuels Tomorrow

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130408152855.htm

19.                        Surprising Predictor of Ecosystem Chemistry

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130408152858.htm

20.                        News

Climate Changes Updates 9 April

1.   Environmental Change Triggers Rapid Evolution

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130409095414.htm

2.   Polluting Plastic Particles Invade the Great Lakes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130409095410.htm

3.   Scientists Seek Sea Urchin’s Secret to Surviving Ocean Acidification

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130409111632.htm

4.   Research Holds Revelations About an Ancient Society’s Water Conservation, Purification

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130409111605.htm

5.   New Chart Shows the Entire Topography of the Antarctic Seafloor in Detail for the First Time

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130409111601.htm

6.   Greater urgency needed to green up London’s built environment

http://www.edie.net/news/6/Green-sky-sustainability-London-s-built-environment-/

7.   Flights to get twice as bumpy due to climate change: study

http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-news/flights-to-get-twice-as-bumpy-due-to-climate-change-study-20130409-2hi8v.html#ixzz2Q22owcqK

8.   Buckle up: climate change to make for a bump ride

http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/buckle-up-climate-change-to-make-for-a-bump-ride-20130409-2hhzy.html#ixzz2Q238rKsX

9.   High-altitude ice reveals a climate on the rocks

http://wwwp.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2013/04/lonnie-thompson-climate-ice

10.                     Disputes over environmental impact of ‘fracking’ obscure its future

http://openchannel.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/05/17616990-disputes-over-environmental-impact-of-fracking-obscure-its-future

11.                     Ozone Overdose Confuses Pollinators

http://news.discovery.com/earth/plants/ozone-messes-with-pollinators-130409.htm

12.                     Explainer: what are algal biofuels?

http://www.theconversation.com/explainer-what-are-algal-biofuels-12560

13.                     How Could 1,600 Years of Ice Melt in Just 25 Years?

http://www.care2.com/causes/how-could-1600-years-of-ice-melt-in-just-25-years.html#ixzz2Q26Loqnv

14.                     Wine production seen shifting from Bordeaux to N.Z. because of climate change

http://troyrecord.com/articles/2013/04/09/thunderdome/3004d046-7b73-426b-9b28-2da59d0db0c1.txt

15.                     Renewable Energy Won’t Stop Climate Change According to Truthout Interview with Scholar and Author

http://news.yahoo.com/renewable-energy-wont-stop-climate-123500288.html;_ylt=AmkZyalpLkh0nL1LBT1qeFS1qHQA;_ylu=X3oDMTQwZjVudjZ0BG1pdANUb3BpY3MgQ29sbGVjdGlvbiBMaXN0BHBrZwMwZTdhMTMzNS03OTNhLTM4YmQtOGRjYS1hNmQ4YThiMTA1NGEEcG9zAzIEc2VjA3RvcF9zdG9yeQR2ZXIDM2ZlZjgwNDAtYTExMi0xMWUyLTliYmUtYmIzZjRkMGM3NGY3;_ylg=X3oDMTFzcGdiYWZhBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnMEdGVzdANUZXN0X0FGQw–;_ylv=3

16.                     Schwarzenegger warns of “looming” climate disaster

http://www.rtcc.org/schwarzenegger-warns-of-looming-climate-disaster/

17.                     Climate change threatens world’s fine wines

http://www.rtcc.org/dash-to-keep-wine-flowing-could-damage-ecosystems/

18.                     Antarctic Octopus Living Testament To Global Warming

http://www.skepticalscience.com/Antarctic_Octopus_Living_Testament_To_Global_Warming.html

Climate Changes Updates 10 April

1.      Ocean Nutrients a Key Component of Future Change, Say Scientists

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130410082210.htm

2.    Limiting Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Land Use in Europe

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130410082740.htm

3.    Early Warning Signs of Population Collapse

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130410201905.htm

4.    Clean energy shift to bring major health benefits: UN

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/clean-energy-shift-to-bring-major-health-benefits-un-20130410-2hk7u.html#ixzz2Q7nQrUrt

5.    US biofuels hopes exaggerated

http://www.smh.com.au/business/carbon-economy/us-biofuels-hopes-exaggerated-20130410-2hk8g.html

6.    Global Forest Watch 2.0 will help monitor our forests

http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/45837

7.    Olympians to Obama: climate change is jeopardising winter sports’ survival

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2260621/olympians-to-obama-climate-change-is-jeopardising-winter-sports-survival

8.    Insight: high-ozone pollution events less frequent following emission controls

http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/52998

9.    Baseload power is a myth: even intermittent renewables will work

http://theconversation.com/baseload-power-is-a-myth-even-intermittent-renewables-will-work-13210

10.                        Final Frontiers: space

http://theconversation.com/final-frontiers-space-13171

11. Canada Invests in Global Climate and Clean Air Solutions

http://news.yahoo.com/canada-invests-global-climate-clean-190000312.html;_ylt=AjUfkh_XAhpUvUVNI4BPKvi1qHQA;_ylu=X3oDMTQwdjIyYW9oBG1pdANUb3BpY3MgQ29sbGVjdGlvbiBMaXN0BHBrZwNjMGFiM2ZmMC0zMzEzLTMyMDUtYTZiNi04NzJiNmMxNGI4M2EEcG9zAzMEc2VjA3RvcF9zdG9yeQR2ZXIDNzkwMmU0YzAtYTIxMi0xMWUyLWFkODctODRkZTA5ZDFiN2Qw;_ylg=X3oDMTFzcGdiYWZhBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnMEdGVzdANUZXN0X0FGQw–;_ylv=3

12.                        Beddington: No culture of climate denial in UK government

http://www.rtcc.org/beddington-no-culture-of-climate-denial-in-uk-government/

13.                        Missing women hold key to sluggish UN climate talks

http://www.rtcc.org/missing-women-hold-key-to-sluggish-un-climate-talks/

14.                        Adaptation finance must top priorities at US ministerial summit

http://www.rtcc.org/adaptation-finance-must-top-priorities-at-us-ministerial-summit/

15.                        Can private finance really fill the Green Climate Fund?

http://www.rtcc.org/should-private-finance-drive-the-green-climate-fund/

16.                        India prepares to adopt binding emission reduction target

http://www.rtcc.org/india-prepares-to-adopt-binding-emission-reduction-target/

17.                        Fracking poses minimal earthquake risk – report

http://www.rtcc.org/fracking-poses-minimal-earthquake-risk/

18.                        Traveling a more environmentally friendly road

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/04/08/green-tech-travel-environmentally-friendly/2047285/

19.                        We’ve printed 4,675 stories on global warming

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/printed+stories+global+warming/8214994/story.html

20.                      Wild weather can send greenhouse gases spiralling

http://www.nature.com/news/wild-weather-can-send-greenhouse-gases-spiralling-1.12764

21.                        CCS could reduce UK energy costs by £45bn

http://www.edie.net/news/6/CCS-could-reduce-UK-energy-costs-by–45bn/

22.                      Environment profession ‘vital in delivering UK’s infrastructure’ strategy

http://www.edie.net/news/6/Environment-profession-vital-in-delivering-UKs-infrastructure-strategy/24393/

 

 


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