Global Warming and Climate Change News

Ghana should deal with climate change issues – Veep
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 8:20 PM

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has called for a national concerted effort to deal with the problems of climate change as Ghana is not exempted from its adverse consequences. [News Source]

Asia-Pacific faces climate change threat
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 3:10 PM

BANGKOK, March 13 (UPI) -- The Asia Pacific region needs to boost efforts to adapt to the impacts of climate change, says the Asian Development Bank. [News Source]

Global warming skepticism climbs during tough economic times
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 2:13 PM

The American public's growing skepticism in recent years about the existence of human-made global warming is rooted in apprehension about the troubled economy, a new study suggests. [News Source]

Global warming skepticism climbs during tough economic times
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:44 AM

( University of Connecticut ) The American public's growing skepticism in recent years about the existence of man-made global warming is rooted in apprehension about the troubled economy, a University of Connecticut study suggests. [News Source]

ADB: Climate change could spawn mass migrations
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:14 AM

The Asian Development Bank is warning countries to prepare for influxes of people fleeing natural disasters as climate change exacerbates rising sea levels, soil degradation and seasonal flooding.Natural ... [News Source]

Opinion: Family planning is both godly and green.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Contraceptive coverage and family planning are inextricably linked, even if many won't talk about it. Making information, education and contraception easily available, argues the Rev. Richard Cizik, is an effective way to be faithful to God's commands. [News Source]

F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84, linked CFCs to ozone hole.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. His work was about more than just ozone: "It was about the realization that something we do in California could have effects somewhere else in the world." [News Source]

Holy cow! What’s good for you is good for our planet.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Is red meat bad for you? In a word, yes. In this issue, Pan et al describe the outcomes from more than 37 000 men and more than 83 000 women who were followed up for almost 3 million person-years. In addition to their health benefits, the food choices we make each day affect other important areas as well. What is good for you is good for our planet. [News Source]

F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84, linked CFCs to ozone hole.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. His work was about more than just ozone: "It was about the realization that something we do in California could have effects somewhere else in the world." [News Source]

The season’s public enemies.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Mild winter temperatures in many parts of the country—the fourth warmest winter since record-keeping began—have triggered an unusually early release of pollen from trees. That bodes badly for the millions of people who suffer from allergic rhinitis—commonly known as hay fever. [News Source]

Opinion: Family planning is both godly and green.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Contraceptive coverage and family planning are inextricably linked, even if many won't talk about it. Making information, education and contraception easily available, argues the Rev. Richard Cizik, is an effective way to be faithful to God's commands. [News Source]