Global Warming Updates January 7-8 ,2015

Climate Changes Updates 7-8 January  2015

  1. Obama faces first climate test of 2015 with Keystone vote – See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/01/06/obama-faces-first-climate-test-of-2015-with-keystone-vote/#sthash.01oRMkP5.dpuf

  2. Optimism from UK climate policy expert honoured by the Queen – See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/01/07/optimism-from-uk-climate-policy-expert-honoured-by-the-queen/#sthash.xa4CNgzh.dpuf
  3. Arctic oil “unburnable” in 2C world – study

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/01/08/arctic-oil-unburnable-in-2c-world-study/

  1. German heart disease deaths from heatwaves to rise fivefold – See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/01/08/german-heart-disease-deaths-from-heatwaves-to-rise-fivefold/#sthash.xpzrAdcQ.dpuf
  2. Climate sceptics gain platform at Indian Science Congress – See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/01/08/climate-sceptics-gain-platform-at-indian-science-congress/#sthash.ezZlhw1D.dpuf
  3. President Obama threatens Keystone XL veto

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/01/07/president-obama-threatens-keystone-xl-veto/

  1. 2015 – a year for the EU to rebuild climate diplomacy links – See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/01/08/2015-a-year-for-the-eu-to-rebuild-climate-diplomacy-links/#sthash.tXOLSeKA.dpuf
  2. Obama prepares crackdown on methane emissions

http://www.rtcc.org/2015/01/08/obama-prepares-crackdown-on-methane-emissions/

9.   Brazil’s Former Sports Minister is Moved to Science Post Despite Rejection of Global Warming Science

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/07/brazils-former-sports-minister-is-moved-to-science-post-despite-rejection-of-global-warming-science/?_r=0

10.                     How Falling Oil Prices Could 
Help Stop the Keystone Project

http://e360.yale.edu/feature/how_falling_oil_prices_could_help_stop_the_keystone_project/2835/

11.                     The Guardian view on cheaper oil and the environment: an invitation for business as usual

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/06/guardian-view-on-cheaper-oil-environment-business-as-usual

12.                     EPA delays regulations on cutting carbon at coal power plants

http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/nation-world/nation/article/EPA-delays-regulations-on-cutting-carbon-at-coal-6000361.php

13.                     ‘Rock-star pope’ intends to amplify his climate message

http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060011220

14.                     Survey Finds Doctors Concerned About Impacts Of Climate Change On Patient Health

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/07/doctors-climate-change-he_n_6432914.html?ir=India

15.                     Are Oil and Gas Industries Behind the Rare Texas Earthquakes?

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2015/01/150107-texas-earthquakes-cause-injection-wells-fracking-science/

16.                     Gov. Brown’s renewable energy plan could boost solar, wind industries

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-renewable-goals-20150108-story.html

17.                     Nebraska court could hold up Keystone pipeline

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/d6d320f4bd614022aeb84e437c0fa442/nebraska-court-could-hold-keystone-pipeline

18.                                             Fracking’s Methane Leakage To Be Focus of Many Studies This Year

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20150107/frackings-methane-leakage-be-focus-many-studies-year

19.                     Climate Mission Impossible: Scientists Say Fossil Fuels Must Go Untapped

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2015/01/150107-fossil-fuel-unburnable-2-degree-climate-target-study/

20.                     Two utilities opt out of Cape Wind

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/01/06/major-setback-for-cape-wind-project/kggnYeAXRj03PyfIUn2iIM/story.html

21.                     American Petroleum Institute shares spotlight with renewables in its annual report

http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060011225

22.                     Keystone claims are wildly wrong, on both sides: Editorial

http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/01/keystone_claims_are_wildly_wrong_on_both_sides_editorial.html

23.                     Climate change’s instructive past

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-will-climate-changes-instructive-past/2015/01/07/2ae70ee6-95d2-11e4-aabd-d0b93ff613d5_story.html

24.                     Senate’s top climate change denier taking center stage

http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2015/01/08/senate-top-climate-change-denier-taking-center-stage/EIawpOpFeYtnzPlhD74yCJ/story.html

25.                     Only 8 States Have Congressional Delegations Free of Climate-Change Deniers

http://mic.com/articles/108046/only-8-states-have-congressional-delegations-free-of-climate-change-deniers

26.                                             Photographers Chronicle How Climate Change Is Altering Communities

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20150108/photographers-chronicle-how-climate-change-altering-communities

27.                     Dems Tip Their Hand on Climate-Change Fight as Senate Keystone Bill Advances

http://www.nationaljournal.com/energy/dems-tip-their-hand-on-climate-change-fight-as-senate-keystone-bill-advances-20150108

28.                                             Polar Bears Stand Up to Climate Change

http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/11767/20150108/polar-bears-stand-up-to-climate-change.htm

29.                     Climate change push as Victoria seeks to join with NSW and South Australia

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/08/climate-change-victoria-seeks-join-nsw-south-australia

30.                     Climate change webinar series starts Jan. 13

http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/local/climate-change-webinar-series-starts-jan/article_65bd0b5e-eab4-57c0-a32c-1058acfb2904.html

31.             The Carbon Diet Fallacy

http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2015/01/what_the_carbon_diet_metaphor_gets_wrong_about_climate_change.html

32.                     Henry Cisneros: We’re Hitting ‘Point Of No Return’ On Climate Change

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/henry-cisneros-were-hitting-point-no-return-climate-change-n281996

33.                     Climate change: 2014 warmest year ever recorded in California

http://www.mercurynews.com/science/ci_27282528/new-report-2014-was-warmest-year-ever-recorded

34.                     Prepare for rising migration driven by climate change, governments told

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/08/prepare-rising-migration-driven-by-climate-change-governments-told

35.                     Could climate change have played a role in the AirAsia crash?

http://theconversation.com/could-climate-change-have-played-a-role-in-the-airasia-crash-36002

36.                     Governments Should Plan for Climate Change Migrants

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/governments-should-plan-for-climate-change-migrants/

  1. California’s bold attack on climate change

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-climate-change-jerry-brown-20150109-story.html

  1. Kirk clarifies view on climate change

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-mark-kirk-climate-change-met-20150108-story.html

39.                     Leave fossil fuels buried to prevent climate change, study urges

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/07/much-worlds-fossil-fuel-reserve-must-stay-buried-prevent-climate-change-study-says

40.                                             Commentary: Growing body of evidence undermining notion of global warming ‘pause’

http://www.pressherald.com/2015/01/07/growing-body-of-evidence-undermining-notion-of-global-warming-pause/

  1. Honeywell’s Low-Global-Warming Material Insulates Homes In Canada

http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/prnewswire/NY02997.htm

42.                     Where in the World Are the Fossil Fuels That Cannot Be Burned to Restrain Global Warming?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/where-in-the-world-are-the-fossil-fuels-that-cannot-be-burned-to-restrain-global-warming/

43.                     California Imposes Global Warming Tax For Fuel … On Top Of Gas Taxes

http://dailycaller.com/2015/01/07/ca-imposes-a-global-warming-tax-for-fuel-on-top-of-gas-taxes/

44.                       Jim Inhofe is a small-plane-flying, global-warming-denying senator. And now he’s got a gavel.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-senates-top-climate-change-denier-is-flying-high-with-a-committee-chairmanship/2015/01/07/bf625fe0-9365-11e4-ba53-a477d66580ed_story.html

45.                       Economics supports immediate action on global warming

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2015/jan/08/economics-supports-immediate-action-on-global-warming

46.                       Yes, It’s Cold. Global Warming Is Still Real.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/01/08/3609443/here-we-go-again-2/


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