Global Warming and Climate Change News

Future Fund boss’ climate change views
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 11:11 PM

The chair of the Future Fund's controversial views on climate change wouldn't have anything to do with the absence of climate change from the Fund's investment strategy would it? Read more on the blog... [News Source]

Future Fund boss’ climate change views
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 11:11 PM

The chair of the Future Fund's controversial views on climate change wouldn't have anything to do with the absence of climate change from the Fund's investment strategy would it? Read more on the blog... [News Source]

Study: Much more C02 from humans than volcanoes
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 5:17 PM

Explosive volcanic eruptions might be attention grabbing, but a new review of research finds that their environmental impact pales in comparison to human activities. [News Source]

Column – Global warming saves lives, so why don’t they say so?
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 4:52 PM

AGAIN I must ask: if global warming is so clear a threat, why all these deceits? You see, the Gillard Government and its… [News Source]

B.C.’s food sytems need overhaul, says chair of climate change conference
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 3:25 PM

Securing our local food supply in a changing environment for agricultural production will require an overhaul of the province's food systems and infrastructure, according to the chair of a two-day conference on climate change. [News Source]

Solar forecast hints at big chill
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 1:38 PM

Science editor Alan Boyle's Weblog: The latest long-range space forecast predicts an unexpected drop in solar activity after the next peak, and that may ease global warming on Earth.Science editor Alan Boyle's Weblog: The latest long-range space forecast predicts an unexpected drop in solar activity after the next peak, and that may ease global warming on Earth.


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Former Rep. Inglis to Launch Conservative Coalition to Address Climate Change
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 10:30 AM

A former Republican congressman who is an advocate for action to address climate change plans to launch a new conservative co... [News Source]

Baylor University Researcher Available to Speak about Wildfires and Climate Change
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 10:22 AM

A Baylor University expert is available to journalists for interviews about how climate change in the desert southwest will decrease the likelihood of widespread and intense wildfires, such as the one in Arizona, over the next 50 years. [News Source]

U.S. EPA delays rollout of CO2 rule on power plants.
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 10:00 AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under pressure from Republicans and big utilities, said on Monday it had extended a deadline by two months on draft rules that would for the first time limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. [News Source]

Weather changes may predict cholera outbreaks.
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 10:00 AM

Scientists working with data from the cholera-plagued Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar have found that even a slight variation in temperature or rainfall could herald an epidemic. That’s both good news and bad news. [News Source]

Warning: Extreme weather ahead.
Tuesday June 14th 2011, 10:00 AM

Drought zones have been declared across much of England and Wales, yet Scotland has just registered its wettest-ever May. The warmest British spring in 100 years followed one of the coldest UK winters in 300 years. Welcome to the climate rollercoaster, or what is being coined the "new normal" of weather. [News Source]