Global Warming and Climate Change News

Climate change battle spills into the nightly weather report
Friday January 04th 2013, 5:47 PM

Climate change battle spills into the nightly weather report Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 08:44 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2012 Climate change activists have launched a campaign, dubbed Forecast the Facts, that outs television meteorologists who are "deniers" of ... [News Source]

Dear Mr. President: Time to Deal with Climate Change
Friday January 04th 2013, 5:24 PM

In a letter to President Obama, the editors of MIT Technology Review argue that addressing climate change must take top priority in the next four years. Amid the crises and battles, both predictable and unforeseeable, that you will face over the next four years, one problem will stand out both for the economic and social dangers it poses and for the difficulty and cost of solving it. Whether you ... [News Source]

NOAA chief connect the climate change dots
Friday January 04th 2013, 2:36 PM

NOAA chief connect the climate change dots HOUSTON CHRONICLE Copyright 2011 HOUSTON CHRONICLE. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 07:51 p.m., Friday, December 9, 2011 While she was here science writer Eric Berger caught up with her to talk all things oceans, climate and weather. The microscopic droplets of oil in the water ... [News Source]

Decline in rice production due to global warming seen
Friday January 04th 2013, 11:15 AM

The country’s rice production may decline by up to 75 percent by 2100 because of global warming and Filipinos will have to settle for meals with little or no rice unless the government [News Source]

Green Blog: An Antidote for Climate Contrarianism
Friday January 04th 2013, 10:51 AM

An updated volume of a slim, easy-to-digest primer on climate change could prove useful at the dinner table. [News Source]

Obama's Sly Attack on Climate Change
Friday January 04th 2013, 9:53 AM

Campaign against Climate Change Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The New Year will not mark a clean slate. Congress and the president will re-convene their hostilities. And while the impasse will prevent legislative action to fix the level greenhouse gas emissions, the president is nevertheless preparing a more insidious attack on climate [News Source]

Obama's Sly Attack on Climate Change
Friday January 04th 2013, 9:44 AM

Campaign against Climate Change Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The New Year will not mark a clean slate. Congress and the president will re-convene their hostilities. And while the impasse will prevent legislative action to fix the level greenhouse gas emissions, the president is nevertheless preparing a more insidious attack on climate [News Source]

Coal-train plans raise climate-change concerns
Friday January 04th 2013, 9:14 AM

It is certainly true that global warming is taking place and that the burning of coal is a contributor [“ Global warming should rule out the expansion of coal ,” Opinion, Jan. 2]. However if we don't sell it to China, it won't stop them from using it; they will just buy it elsewhere. [News Source]

2 Vt. senators want halt to wind development.
Friday January 04th 2013, 9:00 AM

Two Vermont state senators called Thursday for legislation that would impose a three-year moratorium on large-scale wind power projects in the state and for a more thorough environmental review of energy projects. [News Source]

Scientists trying to thwart kudzu bug’s destructive march.
Friday January 04th 2013, 9:00 AM

To most longtime Southerners, it sounds great: a bug that loves to eat kudzu. But the bean plastapid, commonly called the kudzu bug, also likes to eat soybeans as well as wisteria and some ornamental plants. Georgia is the first state the bugs invaded from Japan, and since 2009 they have spread with breathtaking speed. [News Source]

Climate change may increase volcanic eruptions.
Friday January 04th 2013, 9:00 AM

The rapid rise in sea levels spurred by climate change could cause a dramatic increase in volcanic eruptions, according to a new study. [News Source]