Archive for March 4th, 2010
Article and images courtesy of Reuters – Like many low-altitude glaciers, it’s steadily melting, shrinking two miles over the past 200 years as it tries to strike a new balance with rising temperatures. At the Kenai Fjords National Park south of Anchorage, managers have learned to follow the Exit and other glaciers, moving signs and [...]
Posted: March 4th, 2010 under Climate Change, General, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: arctic, Climate Change, glacial melt, global warming, Ice free Arctic, icesheet loss, India, science, Tipping Points
Reported in Science this tipping point on the destabilization of methane clathrates was detailed as a possible consequence on Arctic warming in ZERO Greenhouse Emissions. The book by Bob Williamson of the Greenhouse Neutral Foundation suggests this as one of multiple interlinked outcomes. It is required reading to determine how action must now be focused, [...]
Posted: March 4th, 2010 under Climate Change, General, Tipping Points, World News.
Tags: arctic, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, global warming, Ice free Arctic, methane, natural systems, permafrost, Siberia, Tipping Points
We face many pressing challenges from Climate Change – Global Warming – Over consumption of finite resources. Other issues such as this are a stark reminder how fragile our planet and our place on it is. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Want a weekly update of all the [...]
As discussed in some detail in the book ZERO Greenhouse Emissions, the climatic impacts of warming world provide the opportunity for invasive species such as the Pine Bark Beetle to migrate to new habitate. Small excerpt: “Colorado’s Rocky Mountains are fighting a losing battle to pine bark beetles as they decimate millions of trees at [...]
The Greenhouse Neutral Foundation and its web site are fast becoming one of the most visited places on the web for information on environmental issues that affect not only concerned environmentalists like you and I but everyone here now, and all those to come. Our web traffic will hopefully continue its strong growth over the [...]