Month: August 2010

Global Warming News IPCC United Nations

Fundamental Management Reforms Recommended for IPCC Climate Panel

Recommendations are for managerial reform, not on climate science and assessment reports The Amsterdam-based InterAcademy Council (IAC), a global organization of the world’s science academies, released a comprehensive report yesterday reviewing the processes and procedures of the embattled Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report was requested last March by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon […]Read More

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Environmental News Wrap – August 24-30: Unmistakable Signs of Warming,

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Global Warming is now being documented and confirmed as a theory. Causes aside, how are humans going to react to the changes that have already occurred and will occur soon? Would you eat meat from a laboratory, no head or […]Read More

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Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Fighting the Joe Millers

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Joe Miller, Sarah Palin’s choice candidate for one of Alaska’s Senate seats, does not believe in climate change. That didn’t bother Alaska voters this week as Miller bested Senator Lisa Murkowski in the state’s Republican primary. If that weren’t worrisome enough, it also emerged that the […]Read More

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Sustainable Education Transforms the Students of Today into the Leaders

Sustainable educational programs impart invaluable skills that can enhance an individual’s marketability and help to forge a greener world. Educating people about sustainability is important because studies show that although most would like to do something about climate change, many do not know how. A sustainable education can help to bring people’s actions into line with their values. The […]Read More

Environmental News

Environmental News Wrap Aug. 18-23: Asian Carp, Obama and Offshore

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Asian Carp are invading the Great Lakes of America, threatening to replace existing fish populations. In Chicago, the government is being sued over not protecting the lakes from this invader enough. Children are being diagnosed with ADHD in record numbers […]Read More

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Pakistan Floods, Climate Change, and Global Security

The ongoing devastation in Pakistan from recent flooding has now swamped one-fifth of the nation. Twenty million people, more than ten percent of the country’s population, are left homeless and in danger of contracting diseases such as cholera and other waterborne ailments. As of last Friday, at least 1500 have died from the flooding and […]Read More