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Beds are Burning: Tck, Tck, Tck

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Mass media ‘screwing up’ global warming reporting says renowned climatologist

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Stanford scientist and climate-specialist Stephen Schneider has called out media organizations for the quality of reporting on climate change and other scientific issues…read more

Climate Change Bill Suffers from Backroom Dealings, Industry Influence

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

The climate change legislation that will be debated this week is a huge disappointment. Not only will it prove a boon to energy industries, but it won’t protect consumers and may very well not even curb global warming…read more

Climate-warming methane levels rose fast in 2007

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Levels of climate-warming methane — a greenhouse gas 25 times as potent as carbon dioxide — rose abruptly in Earth’s atmosphere last year, and scientists who reported the change don’t know why it occurred.

Methane, the primary component of natural gas, has more than doubled in the atmosphere since pre-industrial times, but stayed largely stable over the last decade or so before rising in 2007, researchers said on Wednesday. (Full Article)

World threatened by ecological ‘credit crunch’: WWF

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Growing demands on natural capital — such as forests, water, soil, air and biodiversity — already outstrip the world’s capacity to renew these resources by a third, according to the WWF’s Living Planet Report.Reckless borrowing against Earth’s exhausted bounty is driving the planet toward an ecological “credit crunch”, the World Wildlife Fund warned on Wednesday. (Full Article)