Global Warming Updates December 10,2012

Climate Changes Updates 10 December

1.     News

At Hearing about Local Impacts of Superstorm Sandy, Senators Speak about Threats of Climate Change

Members of Congress Introduce Resolutions Disparaging Carbon Taxes in House and Senate

New Chairman of Democratic Governors Association Promises to Focus on Climate Change

Mayor Bloomberg Says NYC Will Rebuild for Climate Resilience

Students Urge College Campuses to Divest Endowments from Fossil Fuels

Threatened by Ocean Acidification, Government Moves to List 66 Corals under Endangered Species Act

EPA Pushed to Move on Emissions Reductions without Congressional Approval

Doha Negotiations Reach Familiar Sticking Point: Adaptation Funding

Six More Countries Join the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

UN IPCC: Meeting Two Degree Goal Going to Be Difficult

Vietnam Approves Cap and Trade Program Commencing in 2020

China’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Expected to Rise until 2030

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Outweigh Climate Aid

Annual Arctic Report Card Finds Accelerating Changes

Estimates of Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheet Losses Confirmed by New Study

Superstorm Could Cause Flooding and Damage in California

Other Headlines

2.     Gender Differences Found in Seasonal Auditory Changes

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121210145232.htm

3.     Structure of Carbon’s ‘Hoyle State’ Revealed

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121210124715.htm

4.     Kyoto Protocol extended in Doha, but doubts over short term climate ambition

http://www.rtcc.org/kyoto-protocol-extended-in-doha-but-doubts-over-short-term-climate-ambition/

5.     UN climate chief dismisses Russia ‘hot-air’ protest in Doha

http://www.rtcc.org/un-climate-chief-dismisses-russia-hot-air-protest-in-doha/

6.     Weak Doha climate deal leaves world on pathway to 3°C by 2040

http://www.rtcc.org/weak-doha-deal-leaves-world-on-pathway-to-3c-by-2040/

7.     COP18 outcome branded ‘extremely weak’ on short term ambition

http://www.rtcc.org/brussels-is-set-to-regulate-shale-gas-industry-says-mep/

8.     China’s head of climate calls for increase in low carbon technology transfer

http://www.rtcc.org/chinas-head-of-climate-calls-for-increase-in-tech-transfer/

9.     UN climate talks in Qatar boost Gulf awareness

http://news.yahoo.com/un-climate-talks-qatar-boost-145941965.html;_ylt=AiKhHVJB252vbpB3yMfw0BO1qHQA;_ylu=X3oDMTQwdjVtbmhqBG1pdANUb3BpY3MgQ29sbGVjdGlvbiBMaXN0BHBrZwMzYjNmODQ0ZC0zNjdhLTM4MjMtYTk3OS0yNDE5OWQ4MjU2MWMEcG9zAzkEc2VjA3RvcF9zdG9yeQR2ZXIDOTA1MDFmOTAtNDJkYS0xMWUyLWIzM2YtOWFhZTEzN2VkODk4;_ylg=X3oDMTFlamZvM2ZlBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3

10. Doha climate talks fall short, critics say

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/doha-climate-talks-fall-short-critics-say-20121209-2b3l0.html

11. Sceptic sneaks into UN climate gathering

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/sceptic-sneaks-into-un-climate-gathering-20121209-2b3z1.html

12. Global Decline of Big, Old Trees Impacts Forest Ecosystems

http://www.enn.com/wildlife/article/45327

13. Doha climate change deal makes aid to poor countries for loss and damage look likely

http://www.enn.com/climate/article/45323

14. Doha: Davey demands climate ambition after “modest step forward”

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2230753/doha-davey-demands-climate-ambition-after-modest-step-forward

 


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