Sunday July 01st 2012, 6:28 PMTHE world didn't end yesterday but Australian democracy died, according to protesters who gathered to make their voices heard in opposition to the carbon price. [News Source]
Climate change 'witchcraft', Jones tells rally
'Global warming a hoax'
Sunday July 01st 2012, 6:15 PM"This is witchcraft. Commonsense will tell you it's rubbish," says Alan Jones. [News Source]
As U.S. Fries In Heat Wave, Half A World Away, Eggheads Wonder If Global Warming Is Real
Sunday July 01st 2012, 3:13 PMThousands of miles away, a cadre of international Nobel laureates assembled to discuss global warming were having a, er, heated debate, arguing over data that the vast majority of scientists the world over say shows clear evidence of manmade climate change. But in the steaming streets of Brooklyn, the crowded public pools of Atlanta and the power outage-hit suburbs of Washington, D.C. [News Source]
Climate change threatens turtles
Sunday July 01st 2012, 1:48 PMClimate change could virtually wipe out eastern Pacific populations of leatherback turtles by the end of this century, research has shown. Related Stories Space station crew return to Earth 10 killed in Kenyan church attacks Giant croc 'biggest in captivity' Protest as nuclear reactor restarts 15 die in Kenya church massacre [News Source]
Rising heat at the beach threatens largest sea turtles, climate change models show
Sunday July 01st 2012, 1:06 PMFor eastern Pacific populations of leatherback turtles, the 21st century could be the last. New research suggests that climate change could exacerbate existing threats and nearly wipe out the population. Deaths of turtle eggs and hatchlings in nests buried at hotter, drier beaches are the leading projected cause of the potential climate-related decline, according to a new study in the journal ... [News Source]
Temperatures in Chattanooga region expected to outpace nation’s.
Sunday July 01st 2012, 10:00 AMA string of 100-plus-degree days is scorching the region. Record-breaking heat burned 16 Tennessee counties and broke 25 heat records in 2011. It's not random, and it's not a fluke, according to experts. It's climate change. [News Source]
Keystone XL pipeline expansion driven by oil-rich tar sands in Alberta.
Sunday July 01st 2012, 10:00 AMEvery day, fleets of trucks are digging up countless tons of Alberta’s oil sands that lie just below the Canadian province’s boreal forest, and this is driving the need for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. [News Source]
Heat wave spawns deadly severe thunderstorms.
Sunday July 01st 2012, 10:00 AMAn intense heat wave broke records in more than a dozen states on Friday, and spawned one of the most damaging severe thunderstorm events seen in years, killing at least 12 people. [News Source]
Power outages after storm could last for days.
Sunday July 01st 2012, 10:00 AMA string of ferocious summer storms whipped across the heat-scorched Washington D.C. region Friday night, leaving 1.3 million homes and businesses without power and causing at least five deaths. [News Source]
Amazon web services knocked offline by storms.
Sunday July 01st 2012, 10:00 AMPeople who tried to watch Netflix on Friday evening saw nothing but red. Instagram users couldn’t upload or view photos. And a number of other Web sites and services were knocked offline. Storms had disrupted Amazon Web Services, which stores vast amounts of data for companies worldwide. [News Source]
Climate change shares blame in Utah fires.
Sunday July 01st 2012, 10:00 AMYou could blame some of Utah’s wildfires on bad judgment - starting up a hot vehicle’s exhaust pipe on dry grass or target shooting on parched hillsides. You could point to bad luck, namely lightning and wind. But there is another culprit in all the blazes: climate change. [News Source]