Monthly Archives: January 2014

Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 22 2014

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather,  is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide. Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, another … Continue reading

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The People Vs. Carbon: Fossil Fuel Industry Challenges Rising Social Cost Of Carbon

The People Vs. Carbon: Fossil Fuel Industry Challenges Rising Social Cost Of Carbon, reports the Climate Reality Project (CRP). The Feds recently increased the  Social Cost of Carbon to $37, that is, the cost to US society per ton of … Continue reading

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The Earth Is Heating Faster Than We Thought; Arctic 8x Faster Than Rest

The Earth Is Heating Faster Than We Thought; Arctic 8x Faster Than Rest  because gaps in Arctic temperature had led scientists to underestimate global warming says a new study, reports Jeremy Hance at Mongabay. Not only is the Arctic warming … Continue reading

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US Carbon Emissions Rise 2% In 2013 After 5 Yr Hiatus

US Carbon Emissions Rise 2% In 2013 After 5 Yr Hiatus –  due to increase in coal consumption as the rising price of natural gas made coal more competitive, reports Jeremy Hance at Mongabay. Doesn’t sound like much?  Scientists say … Continue reading

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The Great March for Climate Action

The Great March for Climate Action will  start on March 1, 2014, and go from Los Angeles to Washington, DC to inspire our  leaders to act now on climate change, notes The Great March website. Over 2,000  have signed up … Continue reading

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UN: Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly

UN: Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly reports Justin Gillis at the New York Times. Nations have so dragged their feet in battling climate change that the situation has grown critical and the risk of severe economic disruption … Continue reading

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Top Secret Pacific Trade Treaty Sacrifices Wildlife, Environment, Climate

Top Secret Pacific Trade Agreement Sacrifices Wildlife, Environment, Climate  reports Jeremy Hance at Mongabay.  The massive 12-nation free trade Trans Pacific Partnership agreement has been negotiated in secret now for almost four years, and the information release by WikiLeaks shows … Continue reading

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