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New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2007 December. Politics.

What's wrong with climate change economics?

Environmental Economics

delete rant about economists ignoring more recent climate science]. The mainstream economics community has a long way to go to catch up to the reality of emissions trends and climate science. So, in the excerpt, Nordhaus seems to be saying that, even in a best-case scenario (2 degrees C), climate change will be bad. Er, nothing?

Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The last IPCC report (2007) concluded that nearly 20% of greenhouse gas emissions come from tropical forest destruction alone.  2007). 

Climate change likely fuelled the Syrian conflict, study claims

Green Blog

The drought was one of the worst in the country’s modern history and lasted from 2007 to 2010.

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IPCC: Climate efforts not sufficient, huge increase in green energy required to avert climate disaster

Green Blog

IPCC, the UN’s expert panel on climate change, released part three of their new global warming study yesterday. Read that again. That’s nothing.

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Monster Wildfires and Climate Change

Sightline Daily

Both these events brought climate change impacts closer to home for me. The basics: Climate change is fueling dangerous mega fires.

US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

Green Blog

The censored out final “On Thin Ice” seventh episode deals with the impact of man-made climate change, a matter controversial to a substantial body of anti-science, climate change denialist Americans. What can decent, pro-Planet people do in the face of media censorship in the face of a worsening climate emergency?

Australia's Climate Inferno "Encroaching on Entirely New Territory.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2007 December. Politics.

Summary of Climate change

The Green Changemakers

Book review from Benjamin “Climate Change is an issue of intergenerational justice. Greenhouse gases’ is the main contributor to climate change.

Climate Change - Youth Guide to Action

The Green Changemakers

Therefore, while a single hot year might not indicate climate change, a trend toward higher temperatures over many years would.

UN report: 2013's extreme weather is consistent with climate change

Green Blog

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released their annual State of the Climate report this past Sunday, to coincide with the World Meteorological Day. The report confirms that recent extreme weather events, such as droughts, floods, heat waves and tropical cyclones around the world, are linked to human-caused climate change.

2007 To Be Warmest Yet

Eco Friendly Daily

Scientists in Brittan are speculating that 2007 will be the warmest year on record because of El Nino and high levels of greenhouse gasses.

Book Review: A No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change

Green Prophet

There is also a little chapter on how to spot and deal with climate deniers which comes in handy for dealing with those internet trolls!

Energy Sprawl is the Largest Driver of Land Use Change in the U.S.

Nature Conservancy - Science

It also contributes to climate change when vegetation is lost and soils are disturbed. Research Update from the NatureNet Science Fellows.

Could Nemo Inspire More Dubious Climate Change Coverage.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. → Climate Change , Environment , Media. Could Nemo Inspire More Dubious Climate Change Coverage? During heat waves or temperature spikes, the percentage of newspaper columns that agreed with climate change rose.

Climate for Innovation

Conservancy Talk

It helps advance a “climate of innovation” around reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Instead, hands down, it’s Thomas A. Edison.

Government Watchdog Says Climate Change and Weird Weather.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2007 December. Politics.

Time to Adapt to Climate Change

Green Prophet

Climate change is here and it looks like there is no way back. Scientists and policymakers are increasing concerned about extreme weather and climate events. Accordingly, there is a second focus in the climate change literature, dealing with adaptation. Image of climate change from Shutterstock. Blueprint for Survival?

Climate change “worst” is yet to come, UN report warns today

Green Prophet

The United Nations has issued a five years in the making report on climate change, and our future. It does not look bright.

Earth Is Reaching The Point of No Return, Says Major UN Environment Report

The Green Changemakers

Published on Thursday, October 25, 2007 by Times Online/UK by Lewis Smith The speed at which mankind is using and abusing the Earth’s resources is putting humanity’s survival at risk, scientists have said. Tags: Energy Climate-change Increases in the world population, which has risen almost 34 per cent from 5 billion in 1987 to 6.7

No News is Bad News for Climate Attitudes — Sightline Daily.

Sightline Daily

Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Special Series Word on the Street 63 In a Series No News is Bad News for Climate Attitudes Posted by Anna Fahey 01/06/2011 09:50 AM Fewer news stories may equate to less public concern about climate change. 68 Doh!

Making Climate Change Relevant to You: Climate Wizard Maps the Future

Nature Conservancy - Science

climate change will play out differently in different parts of the world. By Evan Girvetz,  Senior Climate Scientist for The Nature Conservancy.

Steep Decline In Oil Production Brings Risk of War and Unrest, Says New Study

The Green Changemakers

Tony Blair and Gordon Brown have talked a lot about climate change but have not brought in proper policies to drive up the use of renewables,” he said. The German-based Energy Watch Group will release its study in London today saying that global oil production peaked in 2006 - much earlier than most experts had expected.

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Updates from Paddy

The Green Changemakers

link] CLIMATE CHANGE The IPCC are about to realeas a new report on Saturday- a synthesis of all reasearch done up till now, and its more dire than ever. Hi Guys! Just a quick update on some 'new' news on sustainability and where some things seem to be going! link] 2)The Good News PROGRESS IS HAPPENING. Keep in touch!

Latest UN Environment Report Describes a 'Threatened Planet

The Green Changemakers

They identified a number of "major threats," including "climate change, the rate of extinction of species, and the challenge of feeding a growing population." Specifically, a phenomenon such as climate change is interconnected with "extinction rates and hunger." The scientists who put the report together are concerned. Foreword iv.

World Bank to Fill in till Global Climate Deal?

Green Prophet

typical example of funding of clean energy projects to cut climate change:  Egypt Now Contracting a Whopping 1000 MW Wind Farm! Chassard said.

Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

The Green Changemakers

Rising Temperatures and Rising Seas (pdf) Introduction Rising Temperature and its Effects The Crop Yield Effect Reservoirs in the Sky Melting Ice and Rising Seas More Destructive Storms Subsidizing Climate Change 5. Table of Contents Lester R. Brown - 2006 Preface (pdf) 1. CIVILIZATION IN TROUBLE 2. THE RESPONSE – PLAN B 7.

Going Greener

The Green Changemakers

So are millions of other people, and the sum total of all the plastic, metal, wires and chips that go into these intricate devices, not to mention all the energy they use, is another part of both climate change and the bigger environmental picture. The problem is right at your fingertips, and so are the solutions.

Climate Champions Going for Gold

Sierra Club Compass

When your livelihood depends on consistently cold temperatures year after year, it's not hard to see how climate disruption is a major problem.

Australian PM Julia Gillard’s appalling record of climate change inaction

Green Blog

Pro-coal, pro-gas Australian PM Julia Gillard has an appalling record of climate change inaction falsely dressed up as the opposite. The biggest and most outrageous untruth of Gillard Labor is that it is “tackling climate change” for a “clean energy future”, as systematically set out below. 1.

Gordon Brown calls climate change deniers “flat-earthers”

Green Blog

And Brown and Miliband do have the climate science on their side. We know the science. We know what we must do.”&#. So the science is clear.

VIDEO: Wait Until China Acts on Climate. What? They Are!? | Mother.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2007 December. Politics.

Climate coolinator

Environmental Economics

The potential side effects, however, are serious. via chronicle.com. My contribution to the open public discussion?  

Defra's UK climate-proofing plans unveiled

Green (Living) Review

From measures in use already to seemingly far-fetched scenarios for the future, these are some of the findings in the first batch of climate adaptation plans submitted to the environment ministry Defra. That range of possible warming reveals the huge uncertainties inherent in climate forecasting. warmer by the 2080s. will later on.

How Oceans Contribute to Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

Much of the focus on getting control of climate change has centered on fossil fuel emissions. Reassessing Climate Change.

IEA warns world headed for irreversible climate change in five years, greenhouse emissions soaring

Green Blog

The energy report contained a very urgent call for action on climate. The IEA report warned that if our energy infrastructure is not rapidly changed the world will head towards irreversible climate change in five years. And so they warn that our last chance against dangerous climate change will be lost forever. and 6.4

IN SUPPORT OF THE UK CLIMATE IMPACTS PROGRAMME

Green (Living) Review

Encouraged by last year’s speech from the Secretary of State for the Environment, Caroline Spelman, on adaptation, CIWEM has written the Minister a letter to express its support for the work of the UK Climate Impacts Programme, stressing its long-term role in supporting adaption throughout the UK.

Developing countries doing more to save climate – Developed country leadership missing

Green (Living) Review

Bonn, Germany, May 3, 2013 – The Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDC) group, today, reminded developed countries that developing countries are doing more than their fair share to save the climate at the close of the first round of climate talks. The formula for a successful climate regime over the next two decades is simple.

Inequality between rich and poor nations helps fuel a climate of mistrust and sabotages efforts to secure a climate deal

Green Blog

At the end of the conference 187 nations signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) treaty. 2007).”Rethinking

All You Need to Know About BC’s Carbon Tax Shift in Five Charts

Sightline Daily

Seven states and four provinces were working out the details of a huge carbon cap-and-trade market called the Western Climate Initiative.