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Commentary & Opinion
Commentary & Opinion
February 3, 2015 Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?Source: National Geographic
As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up.
February 2, 2015 Seven Reasons Cheap Oil Can't Stop Renewables NowSource: Bloomberg
Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch.
February 2, 2015 2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record - 135 Years in 20 secs,Source: Bloomberg
Deny this. The animation below shows the Earth’s warming climate, recorded in monthly measurements from land and sea over 135 years. Temperatures are displayed in degrees above or below the 20th-century average. Thirteen of the...
February 2, 2015 New study says Great Barrier Reef could be dead by end of century
Asian Correspondent - Scientists under the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) have agreed a limit of 2C if the earth is to avert catastrophe. CSIROâs principal scientist, Kevin Hennessy, said the...
January 30, 2015 Study: Climate change to bring more nasty La NinasSource: USA Today
Extreme La Niñas could become more frequent because of global warming, according to a study out this week in the British journal Nature Climate Change.
January 29, 2015 British belief in climate change on the rise, research findsSource: The Guardian
Britons are more likely to agree the climate is changing than at any time in recent years, with nearly nine in 10 people saying climate change is happening and 84% attributing this somewhat or entirely to human activity, new...
January 29, 2015 Climate models don't over-predict warming, Nature study shows
The Age - The researchers chose the 15- and 62-year intervals because they are the durations referenced most often by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, which focuses particularly on accelerated warming...
January 28, 2015 Why Obama's Drilling Plan Ignores America's Changing Energy RoleSource: Forbes
A few years ago, President Obama outlined an “all-the-above” energy strategy. These days, his strategy seems to be “do no harm.” The plan outlined today, which would open parts of the eastern seaboard to offshore drilling while...
January 28, 2015 Here’s How We Know Global Warming Made the Blizzard WorseSource: Wired
Manhattan may have gotten the wimpy end of Juno, but the storm chin-checked New England. Boston is buried in snow. Hurricane-force winds buffeted Nantucket. The storm surge may have permanently altered shorelines from New Haven,...
January 26, 2015 Nick Stern Is Wrong; Climate Change Is Not The Largest Market Failure The World Has Ever SeenSource: Forbes
The takeaway line from the Stern Review, Sir Nicholas Stern’s (now Lord Stern) investigation into climate change and what, if anything , we might do about it, is that climate change is the largest market failure the world has...
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