Month: August 2011

Adaptation Climate Change and Business Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Science Environmental News Extreme Weather Global Warming News

Hurricane Irene and the Staggering Costs of Climate Change

Extreme weather events like Hurricane Irene illustrate the costs of man’s impact on the earth. The planet has been getting warmer since the dawn of the industrial age and for every one degree rise in temperature, moisture rises by 7 percent. Scientists predict that warmer temperatures will increase the frequency and severity of extreme weather events. Or to put it another way, global warming […]Read More

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Arctic Sea Routes Free of Ice as NOAA, Oil Majors

Satellite images show the Northwest Passage and Russia's Northern Sea Route free of ice for only the second time since 2008 as NOAA, Shell, ConocoPhillips and Statoil USA agree to share high-quality scientific data on climate change.Read More

Adaptation Arctic Climate Change and Human Rights Climate Change and Politics Climate Change Deniers Climate Science Efficiency Energy Non-Renewable Environmental News Fossil Fuels Global Warming News Green Economy Peak Oil Politics Renewable Energy Sustainable Economy

Enviro News Wrap: Rick Perry – an American Idiot? Keystone

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Rick Perry, my new favorite American idiot. Ricky Perry thinks Climate Science is a farce. We should learn more about this man so we can more fully understand people that replace facts with belief. Science has been fighting people like […]Read More

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50 Million Year Old Fossil Clams Shed Light on El

One current climate theory suggests that global warming could result in El Nino conditions becoming permanent as opposed to occurring in prevailing two- to seven-year cycles. New research based on a study of a long-lived species of fossilized clam that lived of the coast of Antarctica indicates that was not the case during the early Eocene, when the Earth was as warm as it's been in the last 65 million years.Read More

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World Water Week 2011: The Business of Water Management Requires

World Water Week is the annual meeting place for the planet’s most urgent water-related issues. Organized by Stockholm International Water Institute, it brings together the world’s experts, practitioners, decision makers and leaders to exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions. World Water Week opened in Stockholm on Monday August 22nd with calls for better […]Read More