Global Warming and Climate Change News

Eating less meat is world’s best chance for timely climate change, say experts.
Sunday April 29th 2012, 10:00 AM

Shifting the world’s reliance on fossil fuels to renewable energy sources is important, certainly. But the world’s best chance for achieving timely, disaster-averting climate change may actually be a vegetarian diet, according to a recent report in World Watch Magazine. [News Source]

Heat to hit hard in Iowa, other Corn Belt states – study.
Sunday April 29th 2012, 10:00 AM

The corn market will be walloped in the coming years by climate change, according to a new study by scientists at Stanford University in California and Purdue University in Indiana. Global warming, they predict, is going to hit hard in Corn Belt states where it most matters: the corn market. [News Source]

King coal still reigns.
Sunday April 29th 2012, 10:00 AM

If there is to be a new beginning in global energy, the golden age is unlikely to be powered directly by the wind or sun. Despite high hopes for renewables, the figures show the world to be on the cusp of another fossil fuel boom. [News Source]

Carbon doxide emissions on the rise as the Kyoto era dawns.
Sunday April 29th 2012, 10:00 AM

The Kyoto Protocol is an important achievement because it is the only international instrument that sets legally binding targets, yet it is becoming increasingly symbolic as it now only regulates around 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. [News Source]

Eating less meat is world’s best chance for timely climate change, say experts.
Sunday April 29th 2012, 10:00 AM

Shifting the world’s reliance on fossil fuels to renewable energy sources is important, certainly. But the world’s best chance for achieving timely, disaster-averting climate change may actually be a vegetarian diet, according to a recent report in World Watch Magazine. [News Source]

Heat to hit hard in Iowa, other Corn Belt states – study.
Sunday April 29th 2012, 10:00 AM

The corn market will be walloped in the coming years by climate change, according to a new study by scientists at Stanford University in California and Purdue University in Indiana. Global warming, they predict, is going to hit hard in Corn Belt states where it most matters: the corn market. [News Source]

King coal still reigns.
Sunday April 29th 2012, 10:00 AM

If there is to be a new beginning in global energy, the golden age is unlikely to be powered directly by the wind or sun. Despite high hopes for renewables, the figures show the world to be on the cusp of another fossil fuel boom. [News Source]

The Climate of Opinion
Sunday April 29th 2012, 6:59 AM

A study, Extreme Weather, Climate & Preparedness in the American Mind , just out from the excellent Yale Project on Climate Change Communication and its partner, the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication , purports that “A large majority of Americans believe that global warming ... [News Source]