Monday July 03rd 2006, 7:16 PMThe increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which are responsible for climate change, could have an adverse impact on crops, according to a new study. [News Source]
Climate change could have an adverse effect on crops: Study (EARTHtimes.org)
Global Warming (KXAN 36 Austin)
Monday July 03rd 2006, 3:17 PMTexas is on a collision course with global warming, and Austin will be among the casualties. That was the message in the Fair Warning Report put out this week by the Environmental Defense organization. [News Source]
Cities confront global menace.
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMThe lessons of Al Gore's global warming roadshow are reflected in the communities' new growth plans, which acknowledge that human-induced climate change could reshape life in the Central Valley. [News Source]
Turning up the heat.
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMScientists are teaching students about effects of Arctic global warming. [News Source]
High court must force EPA to regulate vehicle emissions.
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMFailure to cap carbon dioxide output could place nation's health at risk. [News Source]
Hasty biofuels mandate could backfire on city.
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMCity Commissioner Randy Leonard hopes to nudge Oregon in a greener direction this week with a new city mandate, requiring the sale of renewable fuels. [News Source]
Properly designed carbon tax could help Canada battle global warming.
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMIs a carbon tax the bogeyman that many federal and provincial politicians and industry representatives contend? [News Source]
‘Truth’ puts global warming front and center for locals.
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMGlobal warming is affecting all of us, from polar bears to songbirds. While much of the solution is political, requiring governments to take a stand and change their thinking, there is a lot individuals can do. [News Source]
Coal isn’t the energy answer, America.
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMCoal, the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, is responsible for nearly 40 percent of American emissions of carbon dioxide. Depending on the technology used, refining coal can release 50 percent to 100 percent more carbon dioxide than refining petroleum. [News Source]
Rain, rain, here to stay?
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMI am not saying global warming caused last week's unlikely weather. But, day after day of watching water sluice down from the heavens in biblical torrents has a deleterious effect on one's ability to remain sanguine about doomsday pronouncements. In words of one syllable: It makes you think. [News Source]
A green alternative to polluting fossil fuels.
Monday July 03rd 2006, 12:00 PMSo is ethanol the answer to reducing our CO2 emissions? [News Source]