Global Warming Resources

Rush Limbaugh and the Heartland Institute: I am Ignorance, Hear Me Roar

We’ve been reporting recently on the International Scientific Congress on Climate Change in Copenhagen, where some of the world’s top climate scientists and experts are meeting to collect and synthesize the research in climate change since the Fourth Assessment Report released by the IPCC in November of 2007. At the other end of the spectrum last week was the annual Heartland Institute Climate Change …

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International Scientific Congress on Climate Change: Key Messages

The International Scientific Congress on Climate Change concluded this week in Copenhagen. Convened to assimilate the latest observations and research in climate change since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released their Fourth Assessment Report, the resulting findings and report will help prepare global negotiators meeting this December in Copenhagen for the COP15. The following excerpted statement was released at the conclusion of the …

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Financial, Economic Crises Invigorate Opposition to Renewables, Climate Change Legislation

The financial crisis and recession, along with the results of the latest elections, have invigorated opposition to renewable energy, clean tech and climate change legislation despite broad popular support and the increasingly evident costs of inaction.

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International Scientific Congress on Climate Change: Day One from Copenhagen

In a run-up to the United Nations COP 15 Climate Change Conference this December, the Scientific Congress on Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges, and Decisions got under way today in Copenhagen. Hosted by the University of Copenhagen, the conference is one of the world’s largest interdisciplinary meetings on climate change, with over 2000 participants from over 80 countries coming together to synthesize and “add …

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Soil Conservation Key to Carbon Sequestration

Soil's role as a long-term carbon reservoir is increasingly being recognized even as agriculture and land use continue to reduce and degrade it, a trend that urgently needs to, and can, be reversed, according to a new European Commission report.

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