Evidence that CO2 drives climate change in journal ‘Nature’.

28/8/2008 Article in Nature, cited by   gives evidence for those who still need to be convinced that increased CO2 causes climate change, not a variety of alternatives that have been postulated. Read the rest of this entry »

South Australia’s worst drought for 100 years

31/8/2008 BBC In the once-lush fields of South Australia, on land that borders the state’s world famous Lower Lakes, farmer Nigel Treloar rounds up the herd with the help of his off-road motorbike. Read the rest of this entry »

Scientists suggest the Arctic is already at a climatic “tipping point”.

28/8/2008 BBC   Arctic sea ice has shrunk to the second smallest extent since
            satellite records began, US scientists have revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

Government’s Green HQ fails its own environment standard.

25/8/2008 Guardian The headquarters of the government department responsible for slashing
buildings’ carbon emissions has emerged as among the least energy-efficient. Read the rest of this entry »

Boom in births brings UK population to almost 61m

22/8/2008 Guardian  A rising birth rate has fuelled an increase in Britain’s population to nearly 61 million last year - an increase over 12 months of 388,000, equivalent to a city the size of Bournemouth. Read the rest of this entry »

Psychologists tackle low motivation to change lifestyles

20/8/2008 New Scientist  Psychologists say they can switch our mindset from fatalism to “can-do” optimism, making a unique and vital contribution to the fight against global warming. Read the rest of this entry »

Climate Change : The Next 10 Years. New Scientist front page.

16/8/2008 New Scientist (Front Page)  5 Page article by Fred Pearce and Michael Le Page. More to follow Read the rest of this entry »

Watch for a flood of stories rubbishing global warming -NS editorial

16/8/2008 New Scientist editorial TEN years ago, climate scientists from 60 countries met in Paris, France, and set themselves the task of predicting the world’s weather years into the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Meltdown in the Arctic is speeding up

10/8/2008 Observer Scientists warn that the North Pole could be free of ice in just five years’ time instead of 60.  Read the rest of this entry »

George Monbiot’s Comment - Scargill’s nostalia and coal emissions statistics

12/8/2008 Guardian Goerge Monbiot’s Comment - his answer to Arthur Scargill plus coal emissions statistics. Read the rest of this entry »

On a planet 4C hotter, all we can prepare for is extinction.

11/8/2008 Guardian  There’s no ‘adaptation’ to such steep warming. We must stop pandering to special interests, and try a new, post-Kyoto strategy.   Read the rest of this entry »

Climate change catastrophe by degrees - Comment by Mark Lynas

7/8/2008 Guardian  Comment by Mark Lynas on ‘Prepare for 4oC - DEFRA Read the rest of this entry »

Prepare for global temperature rise of 4C, warns top scientist - DEFRA

7/8/2008 Guardian   Defra’s chief adviser says we need strategy to adapt to potential
catastrophic increase  Read the rest of this entry »

Quest for zero waste in Kamikatsu, Japan means sorting 34 ways

5/8/2008  Guardian How the quest for a zero waste community means sorting the rubbish 34 ways.  Read the rest of this entry »

An Open letter to Professor Lisa Jardine about The Great Global Warming Swindle

4/8/2008  An Open Letter e-mailed to Professor Lisa Jardine who is Centenary Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London and has many other eminent qualifications, public roles, and Honours. Read the rest of this entry »

100months -the BBC Viewpoint version from N.E.F.

21/7/2008 We have just 100 months to act to prevent dangerous climate change, says Andrew
Simms. Read the rest of this entry »

China’s rapid investment in renewables - £6bn in 2007 2nd only to Germany.

1/8/2008 BBC China’s rapid investment in low carbon technologies has catapulted the nation up
the global renewable energy rankings, a report shows. Read the rest of this entry »

Mark Lynas: The climate change clock is ticking

1/8/2008 Guardian   The exact timescale of global warming is unknown, but the 100 months campaign provides a much-needed sense of urgency.    Mark Lynas.  Read the rest of this entry »

Final Countdown. 100 months to avoid disaster. NOT BIG NEWS

2/8/2008  Guardian Final Countdown. 100 months to avoid disaster. BUT IS IT BIG NEWS?? Read the rest of this entry »

North Pole sea ice thins - research report

2/8/2008 New Scientst Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Report - Read the rest of this entry »

UK greenhouse gases 13% UP not down - according to 2 Reports

1/8/2008 BBC The UK has been living under a delusion over its claim to be cutting greenhouse
gases, according to two reports that will shake the climate change debate.

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