Global Warming and Climate Change News

An Unsettling Week For Global Warming's 'Settled Science'
Friday February 10th 2012, 5:33 PM

Climate hot heads have a lot of explaining to do. [News Source]

Farmers May Have Kicked Off Local Climate Change 3,500 Years Ago
Friday February 10th 2012, 4:47 PM

Humans may have been causing climate change for much longer than we’ve been burning fossil fuels . In fact, the agrarian revolution may have started human-induced climate changes long before the industrial revolution began to sully the skies. How? Through the clearing of forests , which still remains the second-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions from human activity. Sediment cores from ... [News Source]

Farmers May Have Kicked Off Local Climate Change 3,500 Years Ago
Friday February 10th 2012, 4:17 PM

Humans may have been causing climate change for much longer than we’ve been burning fossil fuels. In fact, the agrarian revolution may have started human-induced climate changes long before the industrial revolution began to sully the skies. How? Through the clearing of forests, which still remains the second-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions from human [...] [News Source]

Farmers May Have Kicked Off Local Climate Change 3,500 Years Ago
Friday February 10th 2012, 3:57 PM

Farmers May Have Kicked Off Local Climate Change 3,500 Years Ago [News Source]

Valentine's Day destroyed by climate change?
Friday February 10th 2012, 3:49 PM

Let’s face it, climate change is incredibly un-sexy. We don’t care how many nude protesters are involved. But it’s about to get worse. A new mini-report from the environmental group Climate Nexus points out that climate change is poised to wreck Valentine’s Day, or at least change it significantly, by threatening chocolate production. [News Source]

2C warming goal now 'optimistic' – French scientists
Friday February 10th 2012, 1:50 PM

French scientists unveiling new estimates for global warming said on Thursday the 2 C (3.6 F) goal enshrined by the United Nations was "the most optimistic" scenario left for greenhouse-gas emissions. [News Source]

Five Points About Global Warming
Friday February 10th 2012, 10:36 AM

The hardcore man-made global warming devotees, the last-ditch warmenistas, bullets whistling around their ears as they huddle in their trench, have staked out far too public and belligerent a position to back down with any grace at all. [News Source]

We must all do our part to fight climate change.
Friday February 10th 2012, 9:00 AM

Quebecers may be better at talking the talk about climate change than walking the walk. The government should do a better job getting out the message of the importance of individual actions in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. [News Source]

Mann details intricacies, ethics surrounding climate change.
Friday February 10th 2012, 9:00 AM

Penn State climate scientist Michael Mann said climate change is often framed as a scientific or economic problem, but it’s also an ethical question. [News Source]

Critics distressed over Tories’ plans to change environmental review process.
Friday February 10th 2012, 9:00 AM

Amidst rising concerns around climate change and the controversial review of the Northern Gateway pipeline, the government’s proposed changes to Environmental Assessment legislation have many critics up in arms. [News Source]

Gillard government launches $340-million energy programme.
Friday February 10th 2012, 9:00 AM

The federal government of Australia launched on Thursday a $340-million energy programme designed to provide energy efficiency to businesses, local government and communities. [News Source]