Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "climate" (91)  

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We can probably engineer Earth's climate to cool the planet, scientists say, but are we willing to live with the downsides? Those could include creating more droughts, more ozone holes and, oh yeah, a thin cloud layer that obscures blue skies and gives astronomers fits.

Link: www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33495560/ns/us_news-environment/

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The Hubble Space Telescope and Keck Observatory images may support the idea that Jupiter is in the midst of violent global climate change. This theory was first proposed in 2004 by Phil Marcus, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.

Link: www.dailygalaxy.com/(…)do-jupiters-red-storms-signa…

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The possibility that climate change might simply be a natural variation like others that have occurred throughout geologic time is dimming, according to new findings that reveal that sediments retrieved by University at Buffalo geologists from a remote Arctic lake...

Link: www.dailygalaxy.com/(…)current-climate-change-not-p…

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People will need to turn vegetarian if the world is to conquer climate change, according to a leading authority on global warming.

Link: www.timesonline.co.uk/(…)article6891362.ece…

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On 24 October, over 1 million people in 181 countries came together for the most widespread day of environmental action in the planet's history. At over 5200 events around the world, people gathered to call for strong action and bold leadership on the climate crisis.

Link: www.mnn.com/(…)great-barrier-reef…

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The bill will initially grant free emissions permits and provide subsidies to some companies to ease the transition to a lower-carbon economy.

Link: www.nytimes.com/2009/10/25/us/politics/25climate.html

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation is telling the US Chamber of Commerce to get over a parody site that turns the trade group's opposition to greenhouse gas legislation on its head. It might make the chamber look foolish, but the site is described as classic "fair use."

Link: arstechnica.com/(…)eff-tells-business-group-to-get-…

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Recent corporate abandonment of the national Chamber of Commerce (e.g., Apple) over the lobbying group's position on global warming point up the growing fissures and threats to the power (even the concept) of collective business lobbying.

Link: www.newyorker.com/(…)091019ta_talk_surowiecki…

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Can't pin this one on balloon boy's flighty parents or even an Internet wildfire. Nope, Reuters pretty much owns this whopper after falling for a fake press release that claimed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce had seen the light on climate change legislation.

Link: www.networkworld.com/community/node/46498

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The Danish government is preparing to tighten rules on demonstrations to prevent unrest up to December’s climate summit.

Link: politiken.dk/newsinenglish/article811972.ece

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An unlikely lobbying group is pressing the U.S. Senate to curb greenhouse gas emissions: American hunting and fishing groups who fear climate change will disrupt their sport.

Link: www.washingtonpost.com/(…)AR2009101800966.html…

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Organisers of the alternative Climate Summit in Copenhagen, which is to take place concurrently with the United Nations COP15 summit, are warning that a lack of beds, lack of information and a lack of infrastructure may turn the events into a chaotic meltdown

Link: politiken.dk/newsinenglish/article764278.ece

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NASA climate scientist Tom Wagner provides a 5 minute tutorial on the state of Arctic sea ice in 2009 and discusses NASA's role in monitoring the cryosphere.

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What's grosser than gross? Two words: Sea mucus. Thanks to climate change, jello-like sheets of disease-carrying slime may be coming to a beach near you. (With video)

Link: www.motherjones.com/(…)sea-snot-climate-change…

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Global climate change talks came to an end in Bangkok today in an atmosphere of distrust and recrimination, with the rift between rich and poor countries seemingly wider than ever.

Link: www.guardian.co.uk/(…)climate-change-talks-bangkok…

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Here are five big "green" companies that might be hurting themselves by remaining members of the nation's biggest stick in the mud on climate change, the US Chamber of Commerce.

Link: www.motherjones.com/(…)why-are-these-green-companie…

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So now America's biggest business lobby and late-night comic David Letterman have something in common: They have really, really embarrassed themselves.

Link: www.climatebiz.com/(…)us-chambers-climate-blunders…

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Poorer countries are helping shape a broader pact to fight climate change but their efforts are being stymied by rich nations' lack of commitment on finance and tougher emissions cuts, the U.N....

Link: www.reuters.com/(…)idUSTRE59617A20091008…

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