Global Warming Updates April 15, 2013

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’

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2261355/plans-to-drop-climate-debate-from-national-curriculum-unacceptable

5.   New Sinking Islands and Lands

http://www.enn.com/sci-tech/article/45857

6.   Is Ice Loss by Glaciers Abnormal?

http://www.enn.com/sci-tech/article/45853

7.   Blue Tits Provide Insight Into Climate Change, Bird Study Shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415124545.htm

8.   NASA and JAXA’s GPM Mission Takes Rain Measurements Global

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415124010.htm

9.   Ocean’s Future Not So Bleak? Resilience Found in Shelled Plants Exposed to Ocean Acidification

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130415100903.htm

10.                     How to Power the World without Fossil Fuels

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=how-to-power-the-world

11.                     Struggling to force the Sahara back as climate change wreaks havoc in Senegal

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/africa/struggling-to-force-the-sahara-back-as-climate-change-wreaks-havoc-in-senegal-1.1359970

12.                     US, China vow to boost climate efforts amid ‘increasing dangers’

http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/293747-us-china-boost-climate-work-amid-increasing-dangers#ixzz2Qb61ix9a

13.                     One more chance at getting it right? The UN sustainable development goals

http://theconversation.com/one-more-chance-at-getting-it-right-the-un-sustainable-development-goals-12879

14.                     Awful Copper Mine in Arizona Would Have Devastating Environmental Impact

http://www.care2.com/causes/awful-copper-mine-in-arizona-would-have-devastating-environmental-impact.html#ixzz2Qb8moa00

15.                     Cutting specific pollutants could slow sea level rise by 50 percent: Study

http://news.yahoo.com/cutting-specific-pollutants-could-slow-sea-level-rise-071005341.html;_ylt=Ame819L8IVrmtruI3MINrEm1qHQA;_ylu=X3oDMTQwcDAyN2I1BG1pdANUb3BpY3MgQ29sbGVjdGlvbiBMaXN0BHBrZwM1ODE3ZjE4OC0wNjU3LTNjYjItYTI0NC05NzY1ZmJlNGY0YjIEcG9zAzMEc2VjA3RvcF9zdG9yeQR2ZXIDOTBmMjUyNTAtYTU5Yi0xMWUyLWJjYWEtMzdhYWIzZTc0NWUw;_ylg=X3oDMTMwbTlxcGpjBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDN2IyZWFjYjItZWRmYS0zMTA2LWEzZGMtZWFkM2E4NjM2YjIzBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnMEdGVzdANUZXN0X0FGQw–;_ylv=3

16.                     Attenborough slams plans to cut climate change from UK curriculum

http://www.rtcc.org/plan-to-cut-climate-change-from-uk-curriculum-unacceptable/

17.                     Biofuel emissions “worse than fossil fuels” – report

http://www.rtcc.org/biofuel-emissions-worse-than-fossil-fuels-report/

18.                     UN desertification chief bemused by Canada exit

http://www.rtcc.org/un-desertification-chief-bemused-by-canada-exit/

19.                     Old Mutual cuts carbon emissions by almost 13% in two years

http://www.edie.net/news/6/Old-Mutual-cuts-carbon-emissions-by-almost-13–in-two-years-/

  1. UN and World Economic Forum seek shining examples of financing for climate-friendly investment

http://unfccc.int/files/press/press_releases_advisories/application/pdf/pr20131204_m4c_wef_finance.pdf

 

21.                     News

22. Cutting Short-lived Pollutants Can Slow Sea Level Rise

http://www.climatecentral.org/news/study-cutting-short-lived-pollutants-can-slow-sea-level-rise-15877


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