OO In US Energy Boom, Communities Increasingly Decide If Fracking Comes To Town
OO Colorado: Most Want Voters To Decide Whether Their Community Welcomes Fracking
OO This Congressional Candidate Isn’t Running From Climate Change, She’s Running On It
OO The Ghost of Climate Future: Big Oil Managers Clash With Investors Over Climate
OO India, South Korea to Tax Australia Coal
OO Morocco Hailed As Climate ‘Poster Child’ After Oil Subsidy Axed – World Bank hails it.
OO EU Agrees To Improve Energy Efficiency 30% By 2030
OO Giving Up Beef Will Reduce Carbon Footprint More Than Cars says expert.
New scientific insights:
OO Climate Models Accurately Predict Global Warming When Reflecting Natural Ocean Cycles such as the El Niño/La Niña cycles.
Global Warming Causing Extreme Weather Via Jet Stream Waves says a new study, report John Abraham and Dana Nuccitelli at the UK Guardian. The waviness is linked to melting Arctic ice.
The study points out that certain patterns of extreme weather are more likely to occur in certain areas based on past observations: these “waves preferentially increases the probabilities of heat waves in western North America and Central Asia, cold outbreaks in eastern North America, droughts in central North America, Europe, and central Asia, and wet spells in western Asia.” Just think what this means for California, an important food source for the US.
Related Headline: OO Cooler Temps Invade Eastern U.S.
OO Saharan Dust Feeds Iron To Amazon Forests, Deep Ocean Life – and by fertilizing forest growth, helps it store carbon.
A famous phosphorescent bay in Puerto Rico has gone dark. Jedimentat44, Flickr via Creative Commons
OO Phosphorescent Bay, A World Wonder, Goes Dark, And Climate Change Helped – warming oceanic temperatures are causing plankton, including those that create these phosphorescent wonders, to decline.
OO Australia: After The Repeal Of The Carbon Tax , Focus On Renewable Energy
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