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24 Apr 14

"Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may be lengthening the growing season of grasses and other plants"

23 Apr 14

This Vox piece says the world will likely fail at its goal of avoiding 2°C of global warming. I am not yet ready to agree, but it's sensible to talk about what would happen next.

23 Apr 14

Study finds corn biofuels worse than gasoline on global warming in short term, contradicting US government and industrial findings

23 Apr 14

On the scientific issues that probably matter most to policymakers, the balance of power at the IPCC has swung strongly toward governments, away from scientists

23 Apr 14

NOAA says March 2014 was the 4th warmest March on record over global land and ocean surfaces since 1880, 0.71°C above the 20th century average

20 Apr 14

This is a brilliantly clear summation of the new IPCC reports, with a sensible suggestion on how to tackle it - a carbon tax whose earnings are shared equally to all households

16 Apr 14

Last winter’s curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East - now historical data shows that could get more common as the planet warms

16 Apr 14

New book tells how temperatures near Walden pond have risen around 4°F since Thoreau wrote his famous book there and many of the plants he saw have vanished

15 Apr 14

New Scientist's succinct roundup of the final chunk of the new IPCC report highlights that economic growth is pushing up emissions faster than population growth, among other things

15 Apr 14

Though the IPCC notes climate change is altering species’ distributions and populations that might be due more to altered interactions between species, rather than direct responses to climate.

15 Apr 14

Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates 100-1000 times greater than EPA estimates

14 Apr 14

"There is a clear message from science: To avoid dangerous interference with the climate system, we need to move away from business as usual"

14 Apr 14

Latest IPCC report is unambiguous in its message that the challenge of climate change is mounting as time proceeds.

12 Apr 14

Though tagged with Archbishop Tutu calling for an 'anti-apartheid' style boycott this piece contains an interesting broad-view analysis of how climate change is shaping the position of the fossil fuel industry

12 Apr 14

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate

10 Apr 14

Coqui frog chirps may be getting shorter, higher pitched as climate warms – with audio that puts you right there in Puerto Rico

08 Apr 14

Critics and supporters of the IPCC both talk about adaptation but generally only supporters like mitigation. Why?

08 Apr 14

IPCC report proposes sucking carbon out of the air as climate fix - Inclusions of bio-energy with carbon capture and storage criticised

07 Apr 14

CO2 inhibits plant nitrate uptake, reducing protein levels & risking food nutritional quality as emissions continue

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