Climate Change

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.


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

Source: Daily Climate, 12/06/2011

"Global Leaders Call On Canada To Fight Climate Change In New Ad"

"African leaders including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jay Naidoo of former President Nelson Mandela's cabinet, and Zwelinzima Vavi, general secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions, on Wednesday released an ad calling on Canada to step up the battle against global warming, rather than actively promote the use of its tar sands."

Source: Huffington Post, 11/30/2011

"Qatar, Greenhouse Gas Titan, Will Host Next U.N. Climate Summit"

"The Persian Gulf nation of Qatar has been selected as the site of next year’s United Nations climate change meeting, edging out South Korea. The announcement came as this year’s meeting opened in Durban, South Africa, with delegates from 194 nations facing growing concerns about rising global temperatures and more frequent climate-related catastrophes."

Source: Green/NYT, 11/30/2011


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