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Leaked UN report warns of climate change risks

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:22:46 -0800
Rich and poor countries are still unprepared for many threats posed by climate change and extreme weather, a United Nations assessment of global warming will warn.        

Climate change could blunt tech's travel culture

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:05:40 -0800
A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) summarizes the growing consequences of global warming -- rising sea levels and threats to health, food supplies, water resources and species. Within the voluminous IPCC study, released this week, is the outline of a role for tech to help the world and its peoples adapt to climate change. For instance, there's going to be ...

How Does Climate Denial Persist?

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:12:45 -0800
A preponderance of evidence points to humanity bearing the blame for global warming -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Amid climate change, what's more important: Protecting money or people?

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:20:53 -0800
At the latest round of international climate talks this month in Lima, Peru, melting glaciers in the Andes and recent droughts provided a fitting backdrop for the negotiators' recognition that it is too late to prevent climate change, no matter how fast we ultimately act to limit it. They now...

Lima climate change talks reach global warming agreement

Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:37:35 -0800
© CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images Country representatives clap at the closure and approval of the proposed compromise document handed out during the marathon UN talks in order to meet the final goal of the UN COP20 and CMP10 climate change conferences on Sunday.

Climate Change: Looking for hope beyond Lima conference

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:36:08 -0800
With the weaker-than-expected agreement at the recent Climate Change Conference at Lima, there is an urgent need to highlight endeavours in civil society and business for a sustainable global economy with grassroots empowerment, say Rajni Bakshi.

Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleaching

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:51:32 -0800
The Marshall Islands is experiencing its worst-ever coral bleaching as global warming threatens reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists said Monday. Marine researchers said an El Nino weather pattern had been developing in recent months, raising ocean temperatures and stressing delicate coral reefs. "The worst coral bleaching event ever recorded for the Marshall Islands has been ...

Are You Still in Denial About Climate?

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:20:44 -0800
Dear EarthTalk: Are there still outspoken global warming deniers in Congress or the mainstream media? If so, what do they say when presented with scientific facts and anecdotal evidence pointing to an increasingly warming atmosphere? Ben Charles, Cary, NC

Americans Have No Idea About The Health Consequences Of Climate Change

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:56:05 -0800
Most people think climate change won't affect their health—or the health of those around them. If scientists are right, climate change will have a serious impact on our collective health and well-being. We'll see the physical and mental effects of floods and extreme weather. We'll see diseases spread by water, food, and insects. And, most perversely of all, climate change will exacerbate health ...

Climate change report withdrawn

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 04:02:10 -0800
Climate change academics say the decision by a publisher to retract their paper examining the links between conspiracy theorists and denial of global warming because of legal threats could have a “chilling effect” on research.        

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