Archive for November 25th, 2009
Aussies eye iceberg as floating bar A group of Australians is planning to fly a helicopter out to an iceberg off the New Zealand coast, carve out an ice bar and then stage a party. Reynold Bierman, 38, a Sydney builder, said his team was still firming up details of the project. Glaciologists would make [...]
Posted: November 25th, 2009 under Climate Change, General, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: Antarctica, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, Copenhagen, global warming, Ice free Arctic, icesheet loss, sea level rise, West Antarctic
‘Copenhagen Diagnosis’ offers a grim update to the IPCC’s climate science reports seen now as flawed.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—the world’s foremost body for weighing and assessing climate science—received a kick in the pants today from members who say the climate situation is much worse than the IPCC has so far reported. Twenty-six climatologists—including 14 IPCC members—have released a startling update to the panel’s work, reporting that sea levels [...]
Posted: November 25th, 2009 under Climate Change, Foundation News, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: Antarctica, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, Copenhagen, emissions reductions, global warming, greenhouse emissions, greenland, Ice free Arctic, IPCC, science, sea level rise, Tipping Points, West Antarctic
Climate scientist James Hansen talks about global warming, Copenhagen, and his new book. James Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, is one of the world’s most famous climatologists. He testified at a 1988 U.S. Senate hearing that the emission of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels was already producing [...]
Posted: November 25th, 2009 under Climate Change, General, Interviews with Activists, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: 350ppm, activist, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, climate negotiations, Copenhagen, global warming, Kyoto, Obama administration, science, stop climate change
Australia’s endangered and threatened sharks continue to be relentlessly killed for their fins, including in our World Heritage Great Barrier Reef. As life on earth heavily depends on the health and stability of our oceans, damaging the fabric of our ocean ecology by removing the top predators is a threat to us all. Can you [...]