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December 2, 2013 Climate Casino’: An Overview of Global WarmingSource: NY Times
“The Climate Casino,” by William Nordhaus, provided compelling answers to my unanswered questions in a comprehensive and lucid way. It is a one-stop source on global warming, seen through the prism of a brilliant economist
December 1, 2013 Counting the Cost of Climate Disasters: What do Hurricane Sandy and Typhoon Haiyan Tell Us About What the U.S. and the Philippines Have in Common'
blog.ucsusa.org - And why sheâs joined other activists who are fasting in solidarity with the Philippinesâ chief negotiator: âThe harrowing images now on the news from the Philippines evoke painful memories for...
FOX News - Susann Scherbarth, from the îFriends of the Earth Europeî, says the walkout was held "out of frustration and disappointment" with the course of the talks. The next round is next year in Lima, Peru. > 1862
Source: Nature World News
By discovering how pollution leads thunderstorms to leave larger, longer-lasting clouds in their wake, scientists have not only solved a long-standing debate, but uncovered a new clue as to how pollution relates to climate...
November 28, 2013 Climate Change Threatens Christmas Trees, Maple
mychamplainvalley.com - Meteorologist Michael Page shows us what's being done to protect Vermont traditions from climate change. ESSEX, Vt. - Growing the perfect Christmas tree takes close to ten years, but in March 2012 just...
November 28, 2013 World Water Week 2012 Opens with Focus on Water and Food Security
uncsd.iisd.org - 26 August 2012: World Water Week 2012 is underway in Stockholm, Sweden, with a focus on the theme "Water and Food Security." The programme aims to engage participants on challenges posed by increased competition...
November 27, 2013 The Strange "Global Warming" of the Antarctic Peninsula
co2science.org - Where on earth would you expect to see the greatest increase in temperature as a result of greenhouse gas-induced global warming' How about one of the colder places on the planet' Like Antarctica. Temperatures...
November 27, 2013 Even if emissions stop, carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries
Earth & Sky - But the heat trapped by the carbon dioxide took a divergent track. After a century of cooling, the planet warmed by 0.37 degrees Celsius (0.66 Fahrenheit) during the next 400 years as the ocean absorbed less and...
November 27, 2013 Report frowns on Citi, MorganStanley as 'coal-mining banks'
GreenBiz - A recent report [PDF] by a consortium of European nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) including BankTrack exposes the claims of sustainability by many major global banks to be little more than greenwashing. Almost all...
November 27, 2013 You May Be Surprised How Much Our Climate Inaction Is Costing You
AlterNet - In the US last year more than $100bn in financial losses was caused by extreme weather events - mainly Hurricane Sandy on the eastern seaboard and the severe drought which hit over 70% of the country. Such losses, says...
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