Police Inquiry Prompts New Speculation on Who Leaked Climate-Change E-mails, Jan 1, New York Times Speculation has revived about the identity of the hacker responsible for releasing more than 1,000 private e-mails on the Internet in an attempt to discredit climate scientists. In November, another round of e-mails between scientists were distributed online before the [...]
Warming Revives Dream of Sea Route in Russian Arctic; Climate Change: The heat is on; California becomes first state to adopt cap-and-trade program; Millions will be trapped amid climate change, study warns.
Nations Heading to Durban Climate Talks Remain Deeply Divided, Oct 10, New York Times U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres lauded a climate change meeting in Panama as “good progress” this weekend, even as environmental activists warned that the world’s only structure for curbing greenhouse gas emissions appears about to crumble. The next time diplomats meet, [...]
With Death of Forests, a Loss of Key Climate Protectors; U.S. aviation lobbying ‘will not change European emission trading laws’; Climate change eradicating Arctic’s oldest ice; Is climate change affecting fall foliage?
Climate Change and the Exodus of Species, New York Times, Sept 26 A team of scientists from the University of York examined the movement of 2,000 animal and plant species over the past decade. According to their study, published in Science last month, in their exodus from increasing heat, species have moved, on average, 13.3 [...]
World Bank looks to South African climate talks, Associated Press, Sept. 13 Andrew Steer, special envoy of the World Bank on climate change, is pushing for a focus on the impacts of climate change on agriculture and food security during the upcoming UNFCCC negotiations in Durban, South Africa. Although Durban is not expected to be [...]
Hurricanes Underscore Insurers’ Lack of Climate Change Readiness, GreenBiz.com, Sept 6 In a press conference to announce the publication of a new report, Sharlene Leurig, senior manager of the insurance program at Ceres and author of the report, stated, “2011 has been a painful and important reminder that changing climate will inflict damage across the [...]
Seeing Irene as Harbinger of Change in Climate, New York Times, Aug. 27 As the East Coast recovers from the impacts of Hurricane Irene, the storm has revived a debate on the impacts of human-induced climate change on the strength and frequency of hurricanes. While there is widespread consensus that a warmer world will lead [...]
Standing Against Oil Sands – and Standing for the Climate, Time, Aug 22 Scores of people have been arrested in front of the White House in an ongoing protest urging President Obama to block construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring crude oil from western Canada’s tar sands developments to the United [...]
Climate change could drive native fish out of Wisconsin waters, University of Wisconsin News, 8/16 A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found that an important forage fish, the cisco, could disappear from most of the Wisconsin lakes that it currently inhabits by 2100 as a result of climate change. [...]