Global Warming Updates August 13-14 , 2013

Climate Changes Updates 13-14 August 2013

1)   Large coal power plants getting life extensions

http://www.startribune.com/business/219501741.html

2)   Global warming may be helping redwoods and sequoias grow, new study shows

http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_23854968/redwoods-giant-sequoias-growing-at-record-rates-despite

3)   A grand solar minimum would barely make a dent in human-caused global warming

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2013/aug/14/global-warming-solar-minimum-barely-dent

4)   Unicorns doled out for climate change deniers

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/08/13/unicorns-doled-out-for-climate-change-deniers/

5)   Crunch time for Keystone XL

http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/316899-crunch-time-for-keystone

6)   Blackburn Diocese says fracking ‘damages God’s creation’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-23693106

  • World to see more extreme weather due to climate change

http://en.ce.cn/World/Americas/201308/14/t20130814_24659554.shtml

8)   IPCC chair Pachauri seeks cleantech help in climate battle

http://yle.fi/uutiset/ipcc_chair_pachauri_seeks_cleantech_help_in_climate_battle/6775177

9)   South Africa: SA Cities to Join Climate Change Challenge

http://allafrica.com/stories/201308130828.html

  • UNDP embarks on new action plan for climate change awareness

http://www.fijivillage.com/?mod=story&id=1408133d269bdea0b3d324df3bb8a4

11)                     Extreme Weather Events Fuel Climate Change

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130814132316.htm

12)                     Earth Orbit Changes Key to Antarctic Warming That Ended Last Ice Age

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130814132228.htm

13)                     How Will Crops Fare Under Climate Change? Depends On How You Ask

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130814144811.htm

14)                     Sea level rise may be rapid, scientists say

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/sea-level-rise-may-be-rapid-scientists-say-20130813-2rt1w.html#ixzz2c0uFHAVq

15)                     Labor pledges $58.5m to improve forecasting of extreme weather

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/federal-election-2013/labor-pledges-585m-to-improve-forecasting-of-extreme-weather-20130814-2rwor.html#ixzz2c0uOvLzr

16)                     IKEA mitigates energy costs and carbon footprint with Irish acquisition

http://www.edie.net/news/6/IKEA-mitigates-energy-costs-and-footprint-with-Irish-acquisition/

17)                     Radio waves measure atmospheric temperature changes

http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/54318

18)                     Worm Community Contributes to Methane Release in Ocean

http://www.enn.com/climate/article/46311

19)                     China to invest in energy saving industries to tackle pollution

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/chinas-choice/2013/aug/14/china-investment-energy-saving-pollution

20)                     UK climate resilience a ‘postcode lottery’

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2288667/uk-climate-resilience-a-postcode-lottery

21)                     Study: Tackling ‘black carbon’ and methane unlikely to deliver promised climate gains

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2288541/study-tackling-black-carbon-and-methane-unlikely-to-deliver-promised-climate-gains

22)                     US utilities urged to boost climate resilience or risk blackouts

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2288487/us-utilities-urged-to-boost-climate-resilience-or-risk-blackouts

23)                     A grand solar minimum would barely make a dent in human-caused global warming

http://www.skepticalscience.com/grand-solar-minimum-barely-dent-AGW.html

  • UK climate resilience levels branded a ‘postcode lottery’ –

http://www.rtcc.org/2013/08/13/uk-climate-resilience-levels-branded-a-postcode-lottery/

  • Heat waves to quadruple by 2040, regardless of emissions cuts

http://www.rtcc.org/2013/08/14/heat-waves-to-quadruple-by-2040-regardless-of-emissions-cuts/

  • UN talks on 2015 climate deal must “shift gear” warn officials

http://www.rtcc.org/2013/08/15/un-talks-on-2015-climate-deal-must-shift-gear-warn-officials/

27)                     Four Hiroshima bombs a second: how we imagine climate change

http://theconversation.com/four-hiroshima-bombs-a-second-how-we-imagine-climate-change-16387

28)                     Climate change hastened ancient civilisations’ collapse: study

http://theconversation.com/climate-change-hastened-ancient-civilisations-collapse-study-17063

29)                     New Mars probe will assist climate change solutions

http://www.dailyplanetmedia.com/index.php/daily-news-archive/678-new-mars-probe-will-assist-climate-change-solutions.html#.UgxxSayQDFw

30)                     Forest destruction triggering climate change implosions

http://www.dailyplanetmedia.com/index.php/daily-news-archive/676-forest-destruction-triggering-climate-change-implosions.html#.UgxxTayQDFw

 

 


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