Global Warming and Climate Change News

Jupiter: Turbulent Storms May Be Sign Of Global Climate Change (Science Daily)
Thursday May 22nd 2008, 4:13 PM

The first images of Jupiter since it came out from behind the sun show that the turbulence and storms that have plagued the planet for the past two years continue. Whether or not this is a sign of global warming, the turbulence does seem to be spawning new spots. As Red Spot Jr. and the Great Red Spot approach a June conjunction, a new third spot may merge with the GRS in August. [News Source]

NRDC Report on Global Warming: Doing Nothing Comes with a Huge Price Tag (PR Newswire via Yahoo! News)
Thursday May 22nd 2008, 1:25 PM

A report released today by researchers at Tufts University, commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), presents two ways of estimating the costs of inaction on climate change, both leading to staggering bottom lines. A comprehensive estimate, based on state-of-the-art computer modeling, finds that doing nothing on global warming will cost the United States economy more than ... [News Source]

New Report Finds Doing Nothing on Global Warming Comes with a Huge Price Tag (NRDC Worldview)
Thursday May 22nd 2008, 11:55 AM

WASHINGTON (May 22, 2008) – A report released today by researchers at Tufts University, commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), presents two ways of estimating the costs of inaction on climate change, both leading to staggering bottom lines. [News Source]

Don’t blame rash of hurricanes on climate change, new study says (New Haven Register)
Thursday May 22nd 2008, 10:31 AM

WASHINGTON — Global warming isn’t to blame for the recent jump in hurricanes in the Atlantic, concludes a study by a prominent federal scientist whose position has shifted on the subject. [News Source]

Is global warming too hot for the weather report? (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
Thursday May 22nd 2008, 8:51 AM

Metro meteorologists Paul Douglas and Mike Fairbourne take sides on climate change, but other forecasters say they avoid the topic. [News Source]

Radical Solution to Climate Change: Global Dimming through Sulphur (Environmental News Network)
Thursday May 22nd 2008, 8:30 AM

Tim Flannery, author of The Weather Makers and Australia’s best-known global warming expert, yesterday released a new climate forecast. Since his last major forecast in 2005, he has projected a direr outcome and in turn suggests consideration of radical solutions to the global warming phenomenon, including ”˜dimming’ through sulphur. Professor Flannery spoke at a business and sustainability ... [News Source]

Zimbabwe: Country At Risk of Climate Change Effects (AllAfrica.com)
Thursday May 22nd 2008, 7:58 AM

ZIMBABWE is suffering more from the impact of global warming like most other countries in Africa signalling the burden of climate change risks to be felt more by the poor in the near future. [News Source]

Is global warming too hot for the weather report? (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
Thursday May 22nd 2008, 12:32 AM

Metro meteorologists Paul Douglas and Mike Fairbourne take sides on climate change, but other forecasters say they avoid the topic. [News Source]