Global Warming Updates November 19,2012

Climate Changes Updates 19 November

1.   World Bank Ties Ending Poverty with Climate Change

http://www.climatecentral.org/blogs/world-bank-ties-ending-poverty-with-climate-change-15269

2.   Energy Efficiency’s Next Great Leap: Predicting the Weather

http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/11/cloud-computing-energy-efficiency-stem/

3.   Southeast mops up after wild weekend weather

http://www.smh.com.au/queensland/southeast-mops-up-after-wild-weekend-weather-20121119-29kvh.html

  1. Researchers confirm first ‘fire tornado’ during 2003 bushfireshttp://www.smh.com.au/environment/researchers-confirm-first-fire-tornado-during-2003-bushfires-20121119-29liv.html
  2. No calm after the storm: waterspout follows weather havoc in the northRead more: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/no-calm-after-the-storm-waterspout-follows-weather-havoc-in-the-north-20121118-29k9y.html#ixzz2CjXG5GsO

6.   Greenland Loses 200 Million Tons Ice Per Year

http://news.discovery.com/earth/greenland-losing-ice-121119.html

7.   EU climate action damaged by companies buying banned credits

http://www.rtcc.org/eu-climate-action-damaged-by-companies-buying-banned-credits/

8.   World Bank fears 4°C warming by 2100

http://www.rtcc.org/world-bank-fears-a-4c-warming-by-2100/

9.   After 121 Years, Identification of ‘Grave Robber’ Fossil Solves a Paleontological Enigma

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121119151318.htm

10.                     Scientists Pioneer Method to Predict Environmental Collapse

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121119093853.htm

11.                     UN climate negotiations are unfair, study finds

http://news.yahoo.com/un-climate-negotiations-unfair-study-finds-165436810.html;_ylt=Agm9B9qd8IRmvGHsQUiwaDK1qHQA;_ylu=X3oDMTQwdTE0ZDNhBG1pdANUb3BpY3MgQ29sbGVjdGlvbiBMaXN0BHBrZwM0MWJkZTc1My0yZDdkLTM1ZTEtYmY2Yi02MGI1YTdhMDA3ZTYEcG9zAzIEc2VjA3RvcF9zdG9yeQR2ZXIDZjA0MTAxMDEtMzI4NC0xMWUyLWJjZGYtM2JhZDZlYzA5MTk2;_ylg=X3oDMTFlamZvM2ZlBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3

12.                     In All Probability: Climate Change and the Risk of More Storms Like Sandy

http://news.yahoo.com/probability-climate-change-risk-more-203634382.html;_ylt=AoyeZgZZSJ0vQPTPt8CPaQ.1qHQA;_ylu=X3oDMTQwZmdodTg0BG1pdANUb3BpY3MgQ29sbGVjdGlvbiBMaXN0BHBrZwMxZTY0NThhMC04ZTc5LTNmYTctODM0Ni04OTQ5NzM4MmFiN2UEcG9zAzEEc2VjA3RvcF9zdG9yeQR2ZXIDNGMzMzM5NzAtMzI4OS0xMWUyLWJmZmUtZTc1NmJlYmMxZGVj;_ylg=X3oDMTFlamZvM2ZlBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3

13.                     The Rising Sea, and the Urge to Fight It

http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/19/the-rising-sea-and-the-urge-to-fight-it/

14.                     Are We Prepared to Accept the Risks of a Four-Degree Warming?

http://www.takepart.com/article/2012/11/19/are-we-prepared-accept-risks-4-degree-world

15.                     Water shortage to hinder global energy production

http://www.edie.net/news/news_story.asp?id=23580&title=Water+shortage+to+hinder+global+energy+production

16.                     What History Teaches Us About Our Environmental Challenges

http://www.enn.com/pollution/article/45233

17.                     Riding the wave of climate change

http://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2012/11/19/3634514.htm

18.                     Multicloud models could boost long-term weather forecasting

http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/51523

19.                     Climate talks need overhaul, urge researchers

http://www.iol.co.za/scitech/science/environment/climate-talks-need-overhaul-urge-researchers-1.1426159#.UKsT8ln4a9s

20.                    ‘No nation immune to climate change’

http://www.iol.co.za/business/international/no-nation-immune-to-climate-change-1.1425945#.UKsUXln4a9s

21.                     World Bank: Governments must tackle climate change ‘more aggressively’

http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2225651/world-bank-governments-must-tackle-climate-change-more-aggressively

22.                    Planet on Path to Four C Warming, World Bank Warns

http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/11/planet-on-path-to-four-c-warming-world-bank-warns/

23.                    News

Carbon Tax Could Be Part of Tax Reform Discussions

President Acknowledges Importance of Climate Change, Vague on Responses

EU Postpones Implementation of Emissions Trading Scheme for Aviation

Governor Cuomo Says New York Will Lead on Climate Action

California Holds Greenhouse Gas Credit Auction

Small Island States Receive Support from African Nations to Phase down HFCs

Climate Aid a Major Issue in Upcoming International Talks

Federal Flood Insurance Comes Under Fire after Hurricane Sandy

CIA Commissioned Report Finds United States Ill Prepared for Climate Change Effects on National Security

IEA Calls for Rapid Deployment of Energy Efficiency to Avoid Locking in Warming

Extreme Climate Model Predictions More Accurate, Study Finds

DOE Investigating the Energy Potential of Methane Hydrates

Some Regions May Benefit from Increased Precipitation

Atmospheric Carbon Buildup Could Cause Buildup of Space Junk

Other Headlines

24.                    World Bank warns of climate change disaster

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/sci/2012-11/19/c_131984227.htm

25.                    UN talks must lay path to new climate deal – experts

http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/un-talks-must-lay-path-to-new-climate-deal-experts/

26.                    10 Creative Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

http://www.care2.com/causes/10-creative-hurricane-sandy-relief-efforts.html


 


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