Sunday January 31st 2010, 7:31 PMA global deal to tackle climate change is all but impossible in 2010, leaving the scale and pace of action to slow global warming in coming decades uncertain, according to senior figures across the world involved in the negotiations. [News Source]
Global deal on climate change in 2010 ‘all but impossible’ (Guardian Unlimited)
Ed Miliband pleads for belief in climate change as fresh hole blown in claims (The Scotsman)
Sunday January 31st 2010, 7:25 PMIT WOULD be "profoundly irresponsible" to allow recent controversies over scientific data to undermine the fight against global warming, Climate Change Secretary Ed M [News Source]
Leading article: We should know who leaked the emails on climate change (Independent)
Sunday January 31st 2010, 7:17 PMThe leaking of emails on climate change from the University of East Anglia last December, which suggested – though they did not prove – "a conspiracy" to suppress critical voices, dealt a serious blow to the campaign to stop global warming. At a stroke, the revelation damaged the credibility of the movement to cut carbon emissions, handing a coup to all those interested in undermining calls for ... [News Source]
Axed elm to be studied for climate clues
Sunday January 31st 2010, 12:30 PM
Obama’s new climate card: nuclear power
Sunday January 31st 2010, 11:56 AM
Climate Change Impacts On New Zealand – Executive (Scoop.co.nz)
Sunday January 31st 2010, 11:53 AMThis report examines the likely impacts of climate change and global warming on New Zealand, based on expert re-ports and peer-reviewed scientific studies, published internationally and in New Zealand. [News Source]
Cleantech: Silicon Valley’s next great wave.
Sunday January 31st 2010, 9:00 AMCleantech is poised to become Silicon Valley's third great wave of innovation — not just the next big thing, but perhaps the biggest thing ever. Confronting the peril of greenhouse gases and climate change happens to be a multi-trillion-dollar business opportunity. [News Source]
Leaks imperil nuclear industry.
Sunday January 31st 2010, 9:00 AMA leak of radioactive water at Vermont Yankee, along with similar incidents at more than 20 other US nuclear plants in recent years, has kindled doubts about the reliability, durability, and maintenance of the nation’s aging nuclear installations. [News Source]
Much of Collier, Lee counties put at risk by rising sea.
Sunday January 31st 2010, 9:00 AMFor the first time, three big government agencies in South Florida are issuing a red alert on global warming. [News Source]
As the world burns.
Sunday January 31st 2010, 9:00 AMOver the past year, the corporations and special interests most responsible for climate change waged an all-out war to prevent Congress from cracking down on carbon pollution in time for Copenhagen. The oil and coal industries deployed an unprecedented army of lobbyists, spent millions on misleading studies and engaged in outright deception to derail climate legislation. [News Source]
Mt. Rainier’s melting glaciers create hazard.
Sunday January 31st 2010, 9:00 AMExposed gravel and sediment are increasingly rolling downhill into rivers, increasing the threat of flooding in the national park complex and Puget Sound communities. [News Source]