Saturday June 23rd 2012, 5:55 PMFour climate change activists were arrested in London on Saturday after they scaled the gates of Queen Elizabeth II's Buckingham Palace residence and chained themselves to the railings. [News Source]
Climate change protesters arrested outside Buckingham Palace
Green ‘drivel’ exposed
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 3:50 PMTwo months ago, James Lovelock, the godfather of global warming, gave a startling interview to msnbc.com in which he acknowledged he had been unduly “alarmist” about climate change. [News Source]
Climate change activists scale the gates of Buckingham Palace in protest
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 3:18 PMFour climate change activists scaled gates at Queen Elizabeth II's Buckingham Palace home on Saturday and locked themselves to railings in a protest demanding more urgent action to cut greenhouse gas emissions. [News Source]
Species Interactions Could Be Affected By Global Warming
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 1:08 PMYale and University of Connecticut researchers report that more extinctions will take place due to global warming should "scientists fail to account for interactions among species in their models." According to Phoebe Zarnetske, primary author and postdoctoral fellow at Yale’s School of forestry & Environmental Studies department, “Currently, most models predicting the effects of climate change ... [News Source]
VM calls for private partners for climate change programs
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 11:33 AMCLARK FREEPORT — Vice Mayor Vicky Vega Cabigting called on private sector representatives and local government officials to entertain public Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects that are geared towards climate change mitigation. This was Cabigting’s statement during the recent 4th... [News Source]
Climate change protest at Palace
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 11:16 AMA group of climate change activists have scaled the gates of Buckingham Palace and secured themselves to the railings. [News Source]
Climate change protest at Palace
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 10:41 AMA group of climate change activists have scaled the gates of Buckingham Palace and secured themselves to the railings. [News Source]
Rio+20 Earth Summit results in nonbinding declaration with moderate goals.
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 10:00 AMThe global environment summit concluding Friday, which drew nearly 100 world leaders and more than 45,000 other people to Rio de Janiero and cost tens of millions of dollars, may produce one lasting legacy: Convincing people it’s not worth holding global summits. [News Source]
California faces more serious risk of sea-level rise than other areas.
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 10:00 AMAs the world continues to warm, oceans will rise up to 4 feet by 2100, causing increasing threats from flooding, according to a new study. California will see even more sea-level rise because much of the state's coastal area is subsiding, due to geological forces. [News Source]
‘Rio+20 has become the summit of futility.’
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 10:00 AMTwenty years ago, the United Nations summit held in Rio de Janeiro paved the way for landmark agreements on the climate and the environment. This year's meeting, on the other hand, has been widely criticized for its lack of vision in the face of accelerating degradation of the planet. [News Source]
Climate refugees – today’s new reality.
Saturday June 23rd 2012, 10:00 AMThe continued exodus of Somalis to Kenya and Ethiopia has fuelled the debate on a new issue of global concern: climate refugees, driven from their homes and across borders by extreme weather events. [News Source]