24 Sep '11, 11pm

Publisher of Atlas Wrong About Greenland Climate Change | Care2 Causes

Publisher of Atlas Wrong About Greenland Climate Change | Care2 Causes

A new, 13th edition of the Times Atlas of the World was released last week and immediately sparked a controversy over its incorrect map of Greenland. The atlas that dubs itself the world’s “most authoritative” had make a huge mistake, claiming that 15 percent of Greenland’s permanent ice cover — an area the size of the UK and Ireland — had melted since 1999, when the last edition of the atlas was published. A widely distributed September 15th news release added to the confusion. The Guardian shows both the 1999 map and the incorrect one in the new edition of the atlas. Glaciologists, mindful of a 2007 United Nations report that erroneously said in a footnote that Himalayan glaciers could melt away by 2035, swiftly swung into action last weekend. The scientists asserted via every form of media — radio, blogs, newspaper columns — that 15 percent of Greenland’s ice cover has ...

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Updates on Greenland's Ice - NYTimes.com

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 21 Sep '11, 7pm

New research on the dynamics of Greenland’s ice sheets complicates efforts to forecast sea level rise in this century, as ...

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realclimate.org 21 Sep '11, 3pm

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What If the Tea Party Wins? | Care2 Causes

What If the Tea Party Wins? | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Sep '11, 6pm

Editor’s note: As we at Care2 prepare for the upcoming 2012 elections, we are planning to provide examples of what the US ...

New Times Atlas Turning Greenland Green

New Times Atlas Turning Greenland Green

planetsave.com 19 Sep '11, 3am

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Is the World Bank Becoming a Voice for Climate Change Action? via @triplepundit

Is the World Bank Becoming a Voice for Climate ...

triplepundit.com 26 Sep '11, 9am

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U.S. Must Abolish The Death Penalty | Care2 Causes

U.S. Must Abolish The Death Penalty | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Sep '11, 11am

I have been feeling sick since Wednesday. Two people in the United States were executed by government decree on that day, ...

Climate Change Puts the World's Water Infrastructure In Danger | Care2 Causes

Climate Change Puts the World's Water Infrastru...

care2.com 30 Sep '11, 5am

The effects of climate change put water infrastructure in danger, particularly in the developing world, according to a pap...

How Climate Change Could Hurt Yellowstone Natio...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Sep '11, 9pm

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters A hiker sips from his bottle near Heart Lake in the Red Mountains of Yellowstone National Park. A n...

How Climate Change Could Hurt Yellowstone Natio...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Sep '11, 9pm

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350.org 24 Sep '11, 11pm

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Murdoch's News Corp Could Face Class Action Suit | Care2 Causes

Murdoch's News Corp Could Face Class Action Sui...

care2.com 26 Sep '11, 7am

More damaging, and potentially damning, revelations emerged last week about the phone hacking scandal that brought down th...

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Climate Change Forces the 'World's Most Authoritative Atlas' to Redraw Maps #climate #reality

Climate Change Forces the 'World's Most Authori...

onearth.org 15 Sep '11, 3pm

In geography circles, the publication of The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World is an event akin to the Olympics. It h...

New Atlas Recognizes World's Newest Island - Direct Result of Climate Change

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treehugger.com 15 Sep '11, 7pm

Uunartoq Qeqertaq is the world's newest island: translated from Inuit as "Warming Island," it was attached to a Greenland ...

How Many Times Should A Jockey Whip A Racehorse...

care2.com 28 Sep '11, 2am

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