Tag Archives: Asia

Climate Change This Week: The Extinction Connection, Major Investors Urge Action, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Palawan Hornbill, … Continue reading

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New Science Insights Into Climate Change

NASA The yellow line shows the average minimum of the Arctic ice cap for the past decade. As global warming eats away at our planetary thermal shield, the exposed darker seawater absorbs more heat, changing air circulation and stalling frigid … Continue reading

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Forests Updates: Creating Forests From Remnants, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FORESTS UPDATE Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon Wikimedia Commons OO $42 Billion in Economic Damages Yearly From Carbon-Rich Mangroves’ Destruction – globally coordinated action and policy needed to stem loss of one of the planet’s … Continue reading

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Asian Birds Harmed by Climate Change

The changing rain pattern is having disastrous effects on numerous species of native Pakistani birds, with many of them being unable to breed due to this year’s delayed monsoon rains, reports Jan Kaskheli at the The News of Karachi. Hussain … Continue reading

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Criminals Are Destroying Important Carbon Storage Systems

Instead of buying illegal wood, we should prevent illegal loggers from destroying the remaining rainforests that function as important climate change buffers by storing carbon, writes William Laurance at the Canberra Times, an Australian newspaper. The 2012 World Bank report, … Continue reading

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Climate Change Affects Geopolitics – US Military

Energy security and climate change present massive threats to global security, military planners say, with connections and consequences spanning the world, reports Joshua Zaffos at Daily Climate News. Some scientists have linked the Arab Spring uprisings to high food prices caused … Continue reading

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