Global Warming and Climate Change News

Scary New Math on Global Warming and Extreme Weather
Thursday May 10th 2012, 5:48 PM

Scary New Math on Global Warming and Extreme Weather [News Source]

Scary New Math on Global Warming and Extreme Weather
Thursday May 10th 2012, 5:48 PM

Scary New Math on Global Warming and Extreme Weather [News Source]

Dominique Browning: Military Fights Global Warming
Thursday May 10th 2012, 2:25 PM

At a recent reception held by the Environmental Defense Fund in Washington D.C., Defense Secretary Leon Panetta gave a speech in which he connected the dots between climate change, energy and security issues. [News Source]

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation announces $7 million in funding for adaptation projects in …
Thursday May 10th 2012, 12:16 PM

EDMONTON, ALBERTA-- - The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation is providing $7 million in funding to support three projects that will help Albertans prepare for climate change."CCEMC ... [News Source]

State warns of shellfish bacteria in Cape Cod Bay.
Thursday May 10th 2012, 10:00 AM

Scientists have always warned there would be a price to pay for global warming and five people last year paid heavily. Warming ocean waters in the eastern part of Cape Cod Bay have created a more favorable environment for the Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, state officals say. [News Source]

Chikungunya disease in NYC? Warming could make it happen.
Thursday May 10th 2012, 10:00 AM

The name describes the posture of its victims: Chikungunya, or "that which bends" is a viral disease that leaves people bent over by severe joint pain. Once a sporadic problem in Africa and Asia, it has been expanding its range since 2004. With some help from global warming, New York City could be next, researchers say. [News Source]

Tyler environmental prize winners: Pollution’s effects far-reaching.
Thursday May 10th 2012, 10:00 AM

Two California scientists received the $200,000 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, one for his research on household cooking using biomass fuels such as wood or dung, used by nearly half of the world's people. He found that it produces as much smoke as 1,000 cigarettes burning per hour, leading to nearly two-million premature deaths a year. [News Source]

Mega-cities pose climate test as consumption grows.
Thursday May 10th 2012, 10:00 AM

A new report released by the United Nations Development Program in mega-city Jakarta today has a tough message: Asian cities "can't afford to grow first and clean up later." [News Source]

State warns of shellfish bacteria in Cape Cod Bay.
Thursday May 10th 2012, 10:00 AM

Scientists have always warned there would be a price to pay for global warming and five people last year paid heavily. Warming ocean waters in the eastern part of Cape Cod Bay have created a more favorable environment for the Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, state officals say. [News Source]

Minnesota Republican: Cut climate change education funds.
Thursday May 10th 2012, 10:00 AM

U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack is leading a Republican effort in the House to block funding for a climate change initiative that provides money to education programs around the nation, including at Carleton College in Northfield and the Como Zoo and Conservatory in St. Paul. [News Source]

Chikungunya disease in NYC? Warming could make it happen.
Thursday May 10th 2012, 10:00 AM

The name describes the posture of its victims: Chikungunya, or "that which bends" is a viral disease that leaves people bent over by severe joint pain. Once a sporadic problem in Africa and Asia, it has been expanding its range since 2004. With some help from global warming, New York City could be next, researchers say. [News Source]