Climate Change

"Durban's Race to Save the Kyoto Protocol"

"DURBAN, South Africa, December 8, 2011 (ENS) - With less than 24 hours left before the end of another climate change conference, negotiators in Durban are working around the clock to salvage the talks, with the African Group vowing on Thursday to ensure some kind of deal is achieved.

Progress has been made on several issues, including the structure of the Green Climate Fund, with an agreement imminent on the multi-billion dollar long-term financing instrument.

Source: ENS, 12/09/2011

Flip-Flop: Huntsman and Gingrich Go Skeptical on Climate Change

GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman told conservatives Tuesday that he had doubts about the consensus science on manmade climate change -- science he once believed in. He is only the latest GOPer to flip-flop on science. There was a time when Republicans "believed" in science and cap-and-trade was a Republican invention.

Source: TIME, 12/07/2011

Climate: Trends Point To a Planet Increasingly Hostile To Agriculture

"A host of data – from sediment cores to ongoing drought in East Africa to computer models – point to one conclusion: Our increasingly hotter, drier planet is going to be a tough place to farm."

Douglas Fischer reports for The Daily Climate December 5, 2011.

SEE ALSO:

"Three-Quarters of Climate Change Is Man-Made" (Nature News)

Source: Daily Climate, 12/06/2011

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