Global Warming and Climate Change News

Danger: irreversible climate-change forces at work
Friday October 31st 2014, 6:09 PM

The new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that irreversible consequences could be averted, at surprisingly little cost, if action is taken without delay, says Geoffrey Lean [News Source]

Federal agencies reveal vulnerabilities, planned response to climate change
Friday October 31st 2014, 5:36 PM

(c) 2014, The Washington Post. [News Source]

Timberlake: Global warming is political, not scientific, issue
Friday October 31st 2014, 5:01 PM

Many global warming proponents have asserted that the science is settled, that global warming is a reality. [News Source]

Global-Warming Flooding Concerns Hall
Friday October 31st 2014, 4:13 PM

Editor, I found Tom Osborne’s column titled “When Ideology Trumps Fact,” interesting and widely untrue. He accuses me of essentially not caring for our planet or having any knowledge of global warming. Both of these facts are not true. After the debate two weeks ago when the question was asked to me regarding what I […] The post Global-Warming Flooding Concerns Hall appeared first on Laguna ... [News Source]

Weather Channel disavows co-founder's climate change denial
Friday October 31st 2014, 11:53 AM

Brooks Hays WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The Weather Channel says man-made global warming is real, distancing itself from the denials of one of its co-founders, John Coleman. [News Source]

UN climate panel on final stretch of key report
Friday October 31st 2014, 10:39 AM

The UN's top panel on climate change was sifting Friday through the final details of a report aimed at guiding policies on global warming for years to come, sources said. Green organisations attending the Copenhagen meeting as observers said crafting of the landmark document was heading smoothly towards the finishing line. "Things are progressing," said Alden Meyer of the US-based Union of ... [News Source]

Countries where global warming could make violence worse.
Friday October 31st 2014, 10:00 AM

A new analysis, released Wednesday, is naming 32 countries in which conflict and civil unrest could be worsened by the changing climate. The findings are part of the seventh annual "Climate Change and Environmental Risk Atlas" a firm that studies how vulnerable countries are to various risks. [News Source]

Why Republicans keep telling everyone they’re not scientists.
Friday October 31st 2014, 10:00 AM

"I’m not a scientist," or a close variation, has become the go-to talking point for Republicans questioned about climate change in the 2014 campaigns. In the past, many Republican candidates questioned or denied the science of climate change, but polls show that a majority of Americans accept it, making the Republican position increasingly challenging. [News Source]

A vacuum cleaner for the Web’s dusty corners.
Friday October 31st 2014, 10:00 AM

Ah, if only it were possible for each one of us to suction away the carbon emissions we contribute to the overburdened atmosphere, much as we vacuum dirt from the carpet. Appliance maker Electrolux is promising to help us do exactly that, at least for one oft-neglected portion of our personal greenhouse gas output. [News Source]

Definitive guide to understanding the pause in global warming.
Friday October 31st 2014, 10:00 AM

There’s been a huge debate in the last couple of years over the so-called pause in global warming and what it means for the future of the planet. [News Source]

Australia coal port expansion will not get environmental impact study.
Friday October 31st 2014, 10:00 AM

Australia appears set to fast-track approval of a coal port expansion project that would dump millions of tons of dredged material onto wetlands near the Great Barrier Reef, government documents show. [News Source]