Global Warming and Climate Change News

Climate change: new bird species may arrive
Friday May 18th 2012, 7:45 PM

CLIMATE CHANGE has the potential to bring 20 new breeding species of birds to Ireland, according to a new book. [News Source]

Climate Change is Leading to Rapid Boiler Innovation According to Boiler Guide
Friday May 18th 2012, 12:03 PM

LEICESTER, UNITED KINGDOM-- - Changes to the world's climate and the ongoing activity surrounding climate change has had a significant impact upon boiler innovation according to Boiler Guide, the UK's ... [News Source]

Climate change event May 21in Woods Hole
Friday May 18th 2012, 11:03 AM

Susan Joy Hassol, a climate change communicator, analyst, and author well-known for her ability to translate science into English, will present a special lecture on Monday, May 21 at noon in the Marine Biological Laboratory’s Speck Auditorium, 10 MBL Street, Woods Hole. [News Source]

Nearly One-tenth of mammals won't outrun climate change
Friday May 18th 2012, 10:23 AM

Nine percent of mammals living in the Western hemisphere will not be able to outrun climate change. Stacey Leasca Nine percent of mammals living in the Western hemisphere will not be able to outrun climate change.  read more [News Source]

How to save Bangladesh?
Friday May 18th 2012, 10:00 AM

Bangladesh is a prime example of a vulnerable developing nation that faces formidable challenges in food security, water shortages, the health of oceans, disaster readiness and assuring people a livelihood. Bangladesh will be directly affected by the decisions that are made at the Rio+20 conference, said one UN expert. [News Source]

Mangroves reduce disaster risk, boost income options in Vietnam.
Friday May 18th 2012, 10:00 AM

Following an increase in cyclones that have affected Vietnam in the last five years, a number of organizations have begun working in disaster-prone coastal areas of Vietnam, building on evidence that mangroves can play a crucial role in reducing the destruction. [News Source]

U.S. imposes tariffs on China solar panels.
Friday May 18th 2012, 10:00 AM

Trade tensions between the U.S. and China are likely to ratchet up after the Commerce Department found several Chinese solar-panel companies guilty of dumping and slapped 31 percent tariffs on their products. Within the trade dispute is a larger debate about the best way to accelerate the growth of clean energy. [News Source]

Denmark aims low with green energy policy.
Friday May 18th 2012, 10:00 AM

Regarded as a model of how to spend oil and gas wealth wisely, Norway has stashed away surplus revenues from exports while hydropower caters for the bulk of its domestic electricity needs. But Denmark has also found its own path to energy pragmatism, supplementing its relatively few oil rigs with wind turbines and a deep commitment to energy saving. [News Source]

Brazil’s leader faces defining decision on bill relaxing protection of forests.
Friday May 18th 2012, 10:00 AM

President Dilma Rousseff is facing pressure to veto a bill that would open vast protected areas of forests to ranching and farming, potentially reversing Brazil’s major gains in slowing Amazon deforestation. [News Source]

How to save Bangladesh?
Friday May 18th 2012, 10:00 AM

Bangladesh is a prime example of a vulnerable developing nation that faces formidable challenges in food security, water shortages, the health of oceans, disaster readiness and assuring people a livelihood. Bangladesh will be directly affected by the decisions that are made at the Rio+20 conference, said one UN expert. [News Source]

Mangroves reduce disaster risk, boost income options in Vietnam.
Friday May 18th 2012, 10:00 AM

Following an increase in cyclones that have affected Vietnam in the last five years, a number of organizations have begun working in disaster-prone coastal areas of Vietnam, building on evidence that mangroves can play a crucial role in reducing the destruction. [News Source]