Global Warming Updates october 16-19, 2014

Climate Changes Updates 16-19 October  2014

1.            The element that causes arguments

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29661615

2.     Giant sequoias may surprise us in a warmer future

http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/10/18/4184871_giant-sequoias-may-surprise-us.html?rh=1

3.     Despite China’s improved energy efficiency, rapid growth is still leading to increased CO2 emissions

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-10-18/despite-china-s-improved-energy-efficiency-rapid-growth-still-leading-increased

4.            Melting Arctic ice link to extreme weather explored

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-29666265

5.     When island nations drown, who owns their seas?

http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2014/10/18/when-island-nations-drown-who-owns-their-seas/hyH9W5b1mCAyTVgwlFh7qO/story.html

6.     Sunday Explainer: from plants to the Pentagon, a week in climate change

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/sunday-explainer-from-plants-to-the-pentagon-a-week-in-climate-change-20141018-11812d.html#ixzz3GedHIeDS

7.     New rules could limit methane emissions’ effects on the atmosphere

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/finding-ways-to-limit-methane-leaks/2014/10/17/54b23bce-4e65-11e4-8c24-487e92bc997b_story.html

8.     GOP asks green group to open its files

http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/221155-gop-asks-green-group-to-open-its-files

9.     Now Congressional Republicans Are Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2014/10/lamar-smith-climate-science-investigation-nsf

10. Legislature not acting in environment’s best interests

http://www.pottsmerc.com/opinion/20141018/legislature-not-acting-in-environments-best-interests

11. Under Scott, Department of Environmental Protection undergoes drastic change

http://www.tampabay.com/news/environment/under-scott-department-of-environmental-protection-undergoes-drastic-change/2202776

  1. UN climate talks set to test New York summit gains –

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/19/ban-summit-success-tested-as-un-envoys-meet-for-climate-talks/#sthash.PMnZKenK.dpuf

  1. Global shipping emissions set to rise unchecked

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/17/global-shipping-emissions-set-to-rise-unchecked/

  1. Julia Gillard: Tony Abbott’s climate policies are a “con” –

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/17/julia-gillard-tony-abbotts-climate-policies-are-a-con/#sthash.zUYMIRXX.dpuf

  1. Brazilian tribesman takes his forest message global –

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/17/brazilian-tribesman-takes-his-forest-message-global/#sthash.dlG9CLGT.dpuf

  1. Carbon emissions aren’t the only danger, says Greenpeace founder –

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/16/emissions-arent-the-only-danger-says-greenpeace-founder/#sthash.QJkrHzl3.dpuf

  1. Biodiversity: the ‘stepchild’ of international talks –http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/16/biodiversity-the-stepchild-of-international-talks/#sthash.psIDUBLj.dpuf
  2. EU boss names Sefcovic for energy top job

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/16/eu-boss-names-sefcovic-for-energy-top-job/

  1. Natural gas boom will not slow climate change – study –

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/15/natural-gas-boom-will-not-slow-climate-change/#sthash.AooIMgp6.dpuf

  1. Legal elements in proposed UN climate deal find mixed support –

http://www.rtcc.org/2014/10/15/legal-elements-in-proposed-un-climate-deal-find-mixed-support/#sthash.QwYBHbPt.dpuf

21. Florida politicians battle rhetoric as rising seas drive worries over climate change

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/florida-politicians-battle-rhetoric-as-rising-seas-drive-worries-over-climate-change/2014/10/17/e16fa3ce-548e-11e4-809b-8cc0a295c773_story.html

22. Alaska Arctic Policy Commission hears concerns about economy, climate change

http://www.adn.com/article/20141019/alaska-arctic-policy-commission-hears-concerns-about-economy-climate-change

23. Ask the Weather Guys: Is human activity to blame for climate change?

http://host.madison.com/news/local/ask/weather-guys/ask-the-weather-guys-is-human-activity-to-blame-for/article_7010e526-2d8c-5e21-89e9-a2200fb3d494.html#ixzz3GeghEczr

24. North Country House candidates Woolf, Funiciello debate climate change issues

http://northcountrynow.com/news/north-country-house-candidates-woolf-funiciello-debate-climate-change-issues-0127483

25. NACL Dramatizes Climate Change with ‘The Weather Project’

http://americantheatre.org/2014/10/nacl-dramatizes-climate-change-playfully-with-the-weather-project/

26. DOD: Climate Change Is A Volatile Factor In International Security

http://www.npr.org/2014/10/19/357341772/dod-climate-change-is-a-volatile-factor-in-international-security

27. Britain needs political climate change to cut soaring energy bills

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/11169831/Britain-needs-political-climate-change-to-cut-soaring-energy-bills.html

28.                The Pentagon’s Climate Change Plan Is Great. But Will It Be Easy to Ignore?

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/10/17/the_pentagon_s_climate_change_plan_is_great_but_will_it_be_easy_to_ignore.html

29. Key word in climate change? Change

http://lancasteronline.com/opinion/key-word-in-climate-change-change/article_af16a6fa-556c-11e4-b97d-0017a43b2370.html

30. IPCC corrects claim suggesting climate change would be good for the economy

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/17/ipcc-corrects-claim-suggesting-climate-change-would-be-good-for-the-economy

  1. Turning the tide on attitudes about world climate change – http://www.timescolonist.com/turning-the-tide-on-attitudes-about-world-climate-change-1.1432364#sthash.VO27SNtB.dpuf

32. Fossil fuel divestment: climate change activists take aim at Australia’s banks

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/18/fossil-fuel-divestment-climate-change-activists-take-aim-at-australias-banks

33. Natural gas switch won’t slow climate change, study suggests

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/natural-gas-switch-won-t-slow-climate-change-study-suggests-1.2800549

34. Pentagon agrees – climate change is a clear and present danger: PennLive letters

http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2014/10/climate_change_is_a_clear_and.html

35. Improved electricity access has little impact on climate change

http://phys.org/news/2014-10-electricity-access-impact-climate.html

36. For Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae, Blame Climate Change And Invasive Mussels

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/17/3581428/lake-erie-algae-mussels-study/

37. RM41.6 million fund open to Malaysian researchers on climate change

http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/rm41.6-million-fund-open-to-malaysian-researchers-on-climate-change#sthash.Fhonypzn.dpuf

38. Big Data centre for climate change research gets green light

http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/saas/analytics/4554/big-data-centre-for-climate-change-research-gets-green-light

39.    Shy epaulette shark to thrive from climate change, Queensland researchers say

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-16/epaulette-shark-a-rare-survivor-amid-climate-change/5818712

40. Groundbreaking Research Reveals the Alarming Consequences of Fracking

http://mic.com/articles/101648/groundbreaking-research-reveals-the-alarming-consequences-of-fracking

 

 


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