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]

Green Party says Ontario not moving forward on effective climate change.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario’s report demonstrates the Ontario government is not addressing climate change specifically enough and that a job-creating Green Building Program would both provide jobs and reduce greenhouse gases, says Ontario Green Party Deputy Leader Judy Smith Torrie. [News Source]

Solar industry renews funding push.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Representatives of the solar hot water industry will be back in Canberra today lobbying for more financial support after a popular rebate program was suddenly closed last month. [News Source]

Warning of $30bn hit from high carbon price.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Australia faces a $30 billion hit to growth by 2018 if domestic carbon prices remain higher than the European price, according to new economic modelling that will add to business pressure to bring the $23 starting price closer to Europe's $10. [News Source]

Oklahoma senator publishes climate ‘hoax’ book.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe attracted a steady crowd of friends, politicians and corporate leaders Monday evening for the local rollout of his book, "The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future." [News Source]

Carbon tax trade war could threaten Welsh jobs.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Airbus, one of Wales’ largest employers, has urged Prime Minister David Cameron to protect jobs at risk by preventing a trade war with the China over the carbon tax. [News Source]

Tracking the aviation emissions row.
Tuesday March 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Aviation is estimated to be responsible for less than 3 per cent of man-made carbon dioxide emissions worldwide, though this figure is expected to rise sharply in coming years. [News Source]