Global Warming and Climate Change News

Milan-based Pinoys attend climate change forum
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 9:37 PM

MILAN, Italy - Amidst worries about the alarming effects of global warming, Filipino recently attended a climate change forum at the Philippine Consulate General office in Milan. [News Source]

First-of-its-kind climate change toolbox
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 6:15 PM

A New Zealand first! A multi-disciplinary team of scientists, planners and engineers has created a first-of-its-kind, innovative, custom-made "toolbox" for New Zealand city, district and regional councils to assess the impacts of climate change on urban infrastructure. [News Source]

Are You Smarter Than a 10th Grader on Climate Change?
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 4:15 PM

Think you understand climate science better than the average American teen? On the PBS NewsHour this week we've been focusing on how climate change is taught in the classroom . But you can test your knowledge with this climate quiz: The quiz is a sampling of questions from the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication , a group focused on assessing knowledge, understanding and belief in ... [News Source]

ADB sounds alarm on climate change
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 3:34 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Time is running out on the fast-growing Asian region to step up and help prevent catastrophic climate change, foreign experts said yesterday. [News Source]

European climate change to hit Scandinavia and south hardest
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 2:09 PM

Global warming in Europe this century will mostly affect Scandinavia and the Mediterranean basin, the European Environment Agency warned on Thursday. [News Source]

Wild Plants Respond to Climate Change Quicker than Science Suggested
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 12:25 PM

Scientific experiments to measure the rate and effects of climate change on plants aren't matching up to what is happening in nature, a new study finds. [More] [News Source]

Global warming hits home
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 11:02 AM

The Williams River was so languid and lovely last Saturday morning that it was almost impossible to imagine the violence with which it must have been running on August 28, 2011. And yet the evidence was all around: sand piled high on its banks, trees still scattered as if by a giant’s fist, and most obvious of all, a utilitarian temporary bridge where for 140 years a graceful covered bridge had ... [News Source]

Wind farm scam a huge cover-up.
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 10:00 AM

Communities are divided, landscapes blighted, birds and bats sliced and diced, property values destroyed, lives ruined to deal with a "problem" - anthropogenic CO2 causing "global warming" - which most current evidence tells us doesn't even exist. [News Source]

Leadership is the answer to the right’s problem with climate change.
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 10:00 AM

The out-of-touch fringe of right-wing climate change sceptics is a dangerous and expensive drag on climate action, but it needn't be that way. [News Source]

Clearing Bristol County’s polluted air.
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 10:00 AM

Given the troubling health consequences that are increasingly being seen despite tougher clean air rules, local, county, state and federal leadership and political will are necessary to address poor air quality using facts and proven scientific data. [News Source]

Federal testing shows vast gas hydrates potential on Slope.
Thursday May 03rd 2012, 10:00 AM

Geologists say the results could hold key to one day providing the United States with affordable natural gas. [News Source]