Global Warming Updates August 16-19 , 2013

Climate Changes Updates 16-19 August 2013

1)   Climate change to trigger frequent, severe heatwaves

http://zeenews.india.com/news/eco-news/climate-change-to-trigger-frequent-severe-heatwaves_869865.html

2)   With the forthcoming IPCC report, the contrarians finally agree we are changing the climate

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2013/aug/19/global-waring-ipcc-ar5-report

3)   Women Leaders from Pacific Participate in U.S. Program on Climate Change 

http://www.menafn.com/ce315df8-8185-4cdb-973d-2624dad8cc8f/Women-Leaders-from-Pacific-Participate-US-Program-on-Climate-Change?src=main

4)   Experts surer of manmade global warming but local predictions elusive

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/16/us-climate-report-idUSBRE97F0KM20130816

5)   Climate leaks are ‘misleading’ says IPCC ahead of major report

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23755901

6)   Is Bill McKibben Making the Climate Change Fight Harder?

http://thetyee.ca/News/2013/08/19/Bill-McKibben-Climate-Change-Fight/

7)   Cherry Point: ground zero in battle against climate change | Guest Column

http://www.sanjuanjournal.com/opinion/220138511.html

8)   Flood insurance scheme overlooks climate change, warns LSE

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2289447/flood-insurance-scheme-overlooks-climate-change-warns-lse

9)   Molten Magma Can Survive in Upper Crust for Hundreds of Millennia

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130819162635.htm

10)                     Microbial Team Turns Corn Stalks and Leaves Into Better Biofuel

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130819162517.htm

11)                     Ringing the Changes: What Museum Specimens Reveal About Climate Change

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130819090145.htm

12)                     TUI Travel saves £16m through environmental efficiencies

http://www.edie.net/news/6/TUI-Travel-saves-16m-through-environmental-efficiencies/25143/

13)                     Heatwave regions set to double in size by 2020 as globe warms: study

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/heatwave-regions-set-to-double-in-size-by-2020-as-globe-warms-study-20130816-2s0aq.html#ixzz2cTufD3HV

14)                     New Zealand scales back 2020 carbon target

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2289368/new-zealand-scales-back-2020-carbon-target

15)                     How much will climate change cost coastal cities?

http://www.enn.com/climate/article/46329

16)                     West Antarctica warming during end of last ice age examined

http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/46323

17)                     New Zealand government lowers greenhouse gas emissions target

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/sci/2013-08/16/c_132635865.htm

18)                     Seeing Earth as a beautiful calamity

http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/earth-beautiful-calamity.html

19)                     Coastal flooding could cost $1 trillion by 2050, as Task Force warns to prepare for future storms

http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/task-force-warns-time-now-prepare-future-storms.html

20)                     Chris Hayes to report on politics of power and global climate change

http://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/chris-hayes-global-climate-change.html

21)                     Climate change: forecast for 2100 is floods and heat … and it’s man’s fault

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/climatechange/10248747/Climate-change-forecast-for-2100-is-floods-and-heat-…-and-its-mans-fault.html

  • Fracking live: UK protests as they happened

http://www.rtcc.org/2013/08/19/fracking-live-latest-news-as-uk-protests-spread/

  • Flooding could cost US$1 trillion a year by 2050

http://www.rtcc.org/2013/08/19/flooding-could-cost-us1-trillion-a-year-by-2050/

  • RSPB warns fracking will blow UK climate targets

http://www.rtcc.org/2013/08/19/rspb-warns-fracking-will-blow-uk-climate-targets/

  • UN scientists 95% certain on causes of climate change

http://www.rtcc.org/2013/08/18/un-scientists-95-certain-on-causes-of-climate-change/

26)                     Contaminated Land Could Be a Source of Clean Energy

http://www.care2.com/causes/epa-brownfields-into-clean-energy-power-plants.html#ixzz2cTzkA92x

27)                     News

 

 


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