Global Warming and Climate Change News

Global warming threatens pine forests, forcing federal officials to shift strategy
Sunday May 13th 2012, 9:45 PM

A few modest features distinguish the trunk of the limber pine standing among the trees near abandoned beaver ponds: a white, plastic pouch attached by a removable staple, a numerical metal tag secured with an aluminum nail and a printed warning: “Pouches on trees to repel mountain pine beetles. Pouches contain chemicals. Do Not Touch-Do Not Remove.” Read full article >> [News Source]

Global warming report doesn't convince all
Sunday May 13th 2012, 7:04 PM

Not everyone is convinced by a new report on global warming, warning of blistering heat waves, violence and even death in Sydney. [News Source]

Comment on Snowboarding numbers trending downhill
Sunday May 13th 2012, 4:57 PM

When you combine climate change/global warming, a failed business strategy of continual expansion of facilities followed by jacking up ticket prices to pay for the expansions, and aging boomers whose offspring lack the wealth they have you have the death knell for the industry. RIP. [News Source]

Carbon capture and storage: A shiny new pipe dream.
Sunday May 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Capturing the carbon dioxide from power stations is not hard. But it is expensive. A new project in Norway aims to make it cheaper. [News Source]

In Rhode Island, protecting a shoreline and a lifeline.
Sunday May 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Some residents of Matunuck, Rhode Island, and officials are looking to a combined strategy to hold the shore together. But this sliver of sand has become a flash point for the state’s coastal management strategy, with officials well aware that what happens here could set precedents up and down this wilting coastline. [News Source]

Peru’s coffee growers turn carbon traders to save their farms from climate change.
Sunday May 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Global warming threatens the future of Peru's poorest coffee farmers, but one brand thinks it has found an answer on the financial markets. [News Source]

Carbon capture and storage: A shiny new pipe dream.
Sunday May 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Capturing the carbon dioxide from power stations is not hard. But it is expensive. A new project in Norway aims to make it cheaper. [News Source]

In Rhode Island, protecting a shoreline and a lifeline.
Sunday May 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Some residents of Matunuck, Rhode Island, and officials are looking to a combined strategy to hold the shore together. But this sliver of sand has become a flash point for the state’s coastal management strategy, with officials well aware that what happens here could set precedents up and down this wilting coastline. [News Source]

Peru’s coffee growers turn carbon traders to save their farms from climate change.
Sunday May 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Global warming threatens the future of Peru's poorest coffee farmers, but one brand thinks it has found an answer on the financial markets. [News Source]

Researcher mines the past for climate change clues.
Sunday May 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

When spring sprang early, O.A. Stevens wanted to know why. Now, as scientists study how global climate change affects plant life, his century-old notes have turned into a treasure trove of data. [News Source]

Global warming affects cultivated cereal crops.
Sunday May 13th 2012, 10:00 AM

Although farmers know better than ever how to grow food, global warming may indirectly affect our diet by diminishing the amount of available nutritients. [News Source]