04 Nov '11, 5pm

Green Blog: Global Warming Changing the Composition of Western Forests and the Northeastern Pacific Ocean: The f...

Green Blog: Global Warming Changing the Composition of Western Forests and the Northeastern Pacific Ocean: The f...

Jeff Topping for The New York Times Ponderosa pines, above, lodgepole pines and noble firs could become less common in northwestern forests thanks to climate change. Two new peer-reviewed studies, one about forests and the other about oceans, predict that existing ecosystems will rearrange themselves over the next 70-plus years in response to global warming. In one of the studies, to be published in the journal Remote Sensing of Environment, scientists from Oregon, Montana and British Columbia write that northwestern forests removed from the climatic buffering effect of the Pacific Ocean will transform themselves to adapt to less rainfall as well as warmer temperatures at high altitudes. Species that dominate sub-Alpine landscapes at high elevations, like the Ponderosa pine and lodgepole pine, will recede, the study predicts. “At the same time, more temperate species such ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/04/in-changing-eco...

Tweets

An ocean of cancellations

sinema.sg 04 Nov '11, 10am

Sinema November 4, 2011 Etceteras , News , Philippines/Thailand/Vietnam No Comments Thailand’s worst flooding in decades h...

why going vegetarian for one day will help stop global warming

why going vegetarian for one day will help stop...

lowimpactliving.com 05 Nov '11, 4pm

well… even if global warming is real.. which is starting to become more and more questionable.. it sure is heck isn’t man ...

Consumer Electronics Outpace Appliances as Glob...

buildinggreen.com 05 Nov '11, 3am

Newsbrief from Environmental Building News Consumer Electronics Outpace Appliances as Global Warming Contributor Graph sho...

Changing Your Bank This Week? Find A Green Bank...

treehugger.com 04 Nov '11, 4pm

November 5th is an unofficial "Bank Transfer Day" when we're supposed to change banks as a sign of solidarity with Occupy ...

Might global warming just emerge as a major 201...

yaleclimatemediaforum.org 08 Nov '11, 9pm

Imagine this: Climate change might actually become an election year issue to reckon with. It’s pretty well understood that...

Closeup: Climate Extremes and Global Warming

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Nov '11, 3pm

Later this week, as I noted on Monday , the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, meeting in Kampala, Uganda, will is...

Chinese translation of The Scientific Guide to ...

skepticalscience.com 05 Nov '11, 8am

Since last December, the English version of the Scientific Guide to Global Warming Skepticism has been downloaded 750,000 ...

Global warming means more smack addiction. Apparently.

Global warming means more smack addiction. Appa...

greenbang.com 11 Nov '11, 2pm

As carbon dioxide levels keep rising, we can’t expect plants across the board to become more packed with certain chemical ...

Tree Change in North America: Over the last three to four decades, forests throughout much of western North Amer...

Tree Change in North America: Over the last thr...

enn.com 06 Nov '11, 4pm

Over the last three to four decades, forests throughout much of western North America have been subjected to disturbance a...

Is global warming an election issue after all?

Is global warming an election issue after all?

grist.org 16 Nov '11, 5pm

No permanent victory was won. Indeed, on Monday Transcanada agreed to reroute the pipeline in Nebraska in an effort to spe...

More extreme weather coming thanks to global wa...

switchboard.nrdc.org 01 Nov '11, 6pm

A near final draft report of a peer-reviewed, extensively evaluated, and global scientific report says that more extreme w...

A future prediction #sgpolitics

sgpolitics.net 06 Nov '11, 9pm

A future prediction regading Japan and the Pacific region November 7, 2011 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Polit...

Durban climate summit: is it time to forget abo...

theecologist.org 08 Nov '11, 10am

Re: Durban climate summit: is it time to forget about 2 degrees of warming? Posted By jlori 1 November 8, 2011 04:12:31 PM...

Dot Earth Blog: Closeup: Climate Extremes and G...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 15 Nov '11, 3pm

Later this week, as I noted on Monday , the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, meeting in Kampala, Uganda, will is...