Month: September 2011

Climate Science Global Warming News

New Study Shows Plants Absorb Carbon From Atmosphere Faster Than

New research just published in the journal Nature say that plants, trees, and soil are absorbing carbon about 25 percent faster than scientists previously thought. A team of scientists headed-up by Lisa Welp-Smith of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have developed a new, more accurate, method of determining how much plants absorb and release carbon. […]Read More

Climate Change and Civil Society Climate Change Deniers Op-Ed

Who Are Climate Change Deniers and who are Friends of

Who are the people who deny climate change science and who supports efforts to combat environmental degradation? There is a stark contrast between those who deny climate change and those who support a healthier environment. Overall, deniers tend to be conservative white males over 50, and while friends of the environment tend to be much more […]Read More

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Global CO2 Emissions Reach All-Time High, Rising More Than 5

Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions reached an all-time high in 2010, rising 45% in the past 20 years. Rising rapidly between 1990 and 2010, global atmospheric CO2 levels totaled 33 billion metric tons last year, according to a report published by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre and PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.Read More

Climate Change and Civil Society COP17 Global Warming News International United Nations

Enthusiasm at “Low Ebb” for COP17 Climate Conference in Durban

Scant sign was given last week st the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York that world leaders are focused on international climate change negotiations. With only three months before the COP17 climate conference in Durban, South Africa – where a decision must be made to either extent the Kyoto Protocol into a “second commitment period” […]Read More

Editorial Rants Energy Policy Environmental News Fossil Fuels Musings of a Malcontent

The Best Crude in the World…..SAND! (Tar Sands, that is)

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Apparently I have been living in a hole in the earth. I thought I was aware and paying attention, but apparently I am actually living in a subterranean borough somewhere on a vast Nebraskan wheat field. I would not be surprised if […]Read More