Two Studies in the Journal of Nature show that climate warming is responsible for extreme weather events, directly linked with rising greenhouse gas levels.
Tag: Climate Change
Coming Disaster: Peak Oil and Climate Change
Peak Oil is the point at which petroleum production reaches its greatest rate just before going into perpetual decline. In “Peak Oil and a Changing Climate,” a new video series from The Nation and On The Earth productions, radio host Thom Hartmann explains that the world will reach peak oil within the next year if it hasn’t already. As a nation, the United States reached peak oil in 1974, after which it became a net oil importer.
Arctic Currents Warmest in 2000 Years
A North Atlantic current flowing into the Arctic Ocean is warmer than for at least 2,000 years in a sign that global warming is likely to bring ice-free seas around the North Pole in summers, a study showed.
World Bank-Funded Biofuel Corporation Massacres Six Honduran Campesinos – By Annie Bird
Security from World Bank-funded biofuel corporation Dinant massacred legally land-titled Honduran campesinos, casting a shadow on international climate change initiatives.
Big Oil Burns Money to Stop Climate Legislation, and Lost
California’s Proposition 23 pits two Texas oil companies, Valero and Tesoro, billionaire-brothers Koch Industries, and a host of fossil fuel industry supporters, aiming to “suspend the implementation” of the state’s landmark global warming legislation, AB 32. It failed.
2010 Hottest Year on Record
One only has to piece together the fires in Russia and extreme heat in Europe and the Eastern Seaboard of the US, flooding in New England and the southern midwest, and now, disastrously, Pakistan, to see the warming trend manifesting worldwide.