Global Warming and Climate Change News

Climate change to drive lodgepole pine trees from B.C.
Monday February 28th 2011, 11:11 PM

Climate change is expected to drive lodgepole pine, the backbone of the central Interior forest industry, from most of its range in B.C. by 2080, says a study by researchers at the University of B.C. and Oregon State University. [News Source]

Global warming debate driven by ideology, not science, author Naomi Oreskes says
Monday February 28th 2011, 8:34 PM

Doubt is the ideological politics in the debate about the science of global warming, historian and author Naomi Oreskes says. [News Source]

Global warming debate driven by ideology, not science, author Naomi Oreskes says
Monday February 28th 2011, 8:27 PM

Doubt is the ideological politics in the debate about the science of global warming, historian and author Naomi Oreskes says. [News Source]

Google backs climate-change insurance
Monday February 28th 2011, 6:50 PM

Google is among investors pumping $US42 million into a climate change-inspired technology startup. [News Source]

Google backs climate-change weather insurance startup
Monday February 28th 2011, 6:32 PM

Google on Monday was among investors pumping $42 million into a climate change inspired technology startup that calculates the chances of crops being ruined by weather. [News Source]

Unraveling misconceptions of climate change
Monday February 28th 2011, 5:54 PM

To those of us living in Boulder and surrounding communities, it may come as a surprise that many people remain unconvinced that the use of fossil fuels is the main contributor to current climate change. [News Source]

Climate change causing demise of lodgepole pine in western North America
Monday February 28th 2011, 1:17 PM

Lodgepole pine, a hardy tree species that can thrive in cold temperatures and plays a key role in many western ecosystems, is already shrinking in range as a result of climate change -- and may almost disappear from most of the Pacific Northwest by 2080, a new study concludes. [News Source]

Lodgepole Pines Threatened By Climate Change
Monday February 28th 2011, 1:05 PM

Lodgepole pine, a hardy tree species that can thrive in cold temperatures and plays a key role in many western ecosystems, is already shrinking in range as a result of climate change – and may almost disappear from most of the Pacific Northwest by 2080, a new study concludes. Including Canada, where it is actually projected to increase in some places, lodgepole pine is expected to be able to ... [News Source]

Climate change causing demise of lodgepole pine in western North America
Monday February 28th 2011, 11:14 AM

Lodgepole pine, a hardy tree species that can thrive in cold temperatures and plays a key role in many western ecosystems, is already shrinking in range as a result of climate change -- and may almost disappear from most of the Pacific Northwest by 2080, a new study concludes. [News Source]

Can a group of scientists in California end the war on climate change?
Monday February 28th 2011, 9:00 AM

Richard Muller of the Berkeley Earth project is fed up with the politicised row that all too often engulfs climate science. By laying all its data and workings out in the open, where they can be checked and challenged by anyone, the Berkeley team hopes to achieve a broader consensus on global warming. [News Source]

D.C. reneges on aid to install solar panels.
Monday February 28th 2011, 9:00 AM

Dozens of District residents who installed solar panels on their homes under a government grant program promoting renewable energy have been told they will not be reimbursed thousands of dollars as promised because the funds were diverted to help close a city budget gap. [News Source]