Global Warming and Climate Change News

2013: A Tipping Year For Climate Change?
Monday December 31st 2012, 10:28 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says. He's wondering if President Obama will take a different approach to climate change in the coming year. [News Source]

2013: A Tipping Year For Climate Change?
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:57 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says. He's wondering if President Obama will take a different approach to climate change in the coming year. [News Source]

2013: A Tipping Year For Climate Change?
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:42 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says. He's wondering if President Obama will take a different approach to climate change in the coming year. [News Source]

Global warming should rule out the expansion of coal
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:04 PM

Seattle scientist and author Peter Ward argues that global warming should rule out the expansion of coal, including its shipment to China. [News Source]

2013: A Tipping Year For Climate Change?
Monday December 31st 2012, 8:58 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says. He's wondering if President Obama will take a different approach to climate change in the coming year. [News Source]

2012 & Beyond: Growing Concern, Little Action on Climate Change
Monday December 31st 2012, 3:57 PM

A number of reports in 2012 pointed out the increasing impact of global warming, such as the greater loss of Arctic ice. Meanwhile, no real progress was made on advancing [...] [News Source]

Dot Earth: Views of Global Warming in 1992 and Now
Monday December 31st 2012, 12:01 PM

A look back at global warming, as described 20 years ago. [News Source]

Doha Climate Change Conference another lost opportunity to enhance ambition.
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

Avoidance of a collapse was a poor measure of success. In terms of progress towards real actions to tackle the climate change crisis, the Doha conference was another lost opportunity and grossly inadequate. [News Source]

What can we learn from Hurricane Sandy?
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

More than a month after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast, a number of scientists are looking at how such a storm came to be and whether it can help us better predict future storms, or shed some light on larger weather patterns. [News Source]

Coal giant Peabody drops clean energy claim.
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

Peabody Energy, the biggest private-sector coal company in the world, has removed the claim that it is “the global leader in clean energy solutions” from its home page. The claim now reading that it the company is “the global leader in clean coal solutions.” [News Source]

Between drought and floods – a year of extremes in Sri Lanka.
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

“Water, the lack of it and too much of it, will be the biggest climate induced factor determining the way Sri Lankans live in the future,” W L Sumathipala, former head of the climate change unit of the ministry of environment, says. [News Source]