Archive for August, 2011
The first-ever map of how Antarctica’s ice is moving across that continent has been created by researchers at the University of California, Irvine. The map, along with an associated animation (below) developed by NASA, reveals that ice is flowing fastest in coastal ice shelves and their tributaries, shown in this illustration in bright purple and [...]
Posted: August 20th, 2011 under Climate Change, Foundation News, Nature, Tipping Points, World News.
Tags: Antarctica, catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, glacial melt, global warming, icesheet loss, science, Tipping Points, West Antarctic
On December 23rd 2005 I received an email to advise our Company was to be honored by the Society of Plastics Engineers USA with the Global Environment Award for Plastics Recycling at a ceremony on March 1st 2006 in Atlanta Georgia. My immediate reaction; excitement was heavily weighed upon by the cost of such a [...]
August 7th 2011. 9pm Within the next seven days the world will decide on what will happen with stock markets around the world. Within 12 hours from now the Australian Stock Exchange will open for business on Monday August 8th. For some time I have argued and promoted that economic growth; consuming out of balance [...]
As extreme weather events multiply, scientists are still in the early stages of understanding how more energy is influencing complex weather phenomena. Despite America’s intense political polarization over climate change, the scientific measurement of global warming is not in dispute. Since 1900, the earth as a whole has warmed by 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit, an empirical [...]
Posted: August 2nd, 2011 under Climate Change, General, Nature, World News.
Tags: Climate Change, CO2 Emissions, CO2 levels, droughts, extreme weather events, floods, global warming, heat waves