14 Oct '11, 8pm

Global Warming Contributing to Texas Drought: This blog is co-written by Jay GulledgeRecently, President Obama q...

Global Warming Contributing to Texas Drought: This blog is co-written by Jay GulledgeRecently, President Obama q...

This blog is co-written by Jay Gulledge Recently, President Obama quipped about GOP presidential candidate and Texas governor Rick Perry: “You’ve got a governor whose state is on fire denying climate change.” While this type of election jousting risks further politicizing an issue that should be totally non-partisan, it raises a legitimate question: Is climate change increasing the risk of drought and wildfires in Texas? Drought through October 4. (Top) Drought through October 11. (Bottom) Source: US Drought Monitor Our Center has favored a risk-based approach to the linkage between climate change and extreme weather. As we have written previously , the question of whether climate change caused a singular weather event cannot fully be answered, and the correct question is whether climate change has increased or decreased the risk of extreme weather. In answering this quest...

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Global Warming Threatens Chocolate

Global Warming Threatens Chocolate

eatdrinkbetter.com 17 Oct '11, 9am

More than half of the world’s cocoa comes from West Africa and apart from bringing us pleasure, it is vital for farmers in...

Climate change threatens crops in virtually every major coffee producing region of the world. Check out impact in India

Climate change threatens crops in virtually eve...

climatehotmap.org 14 Oct '11, 3pm

Coffee has been cultivated in the Karnataka state of India for more than 300 years,2 and in 2010 India was the world's six...

#GlobalChange Goes Global:

350.org 16 Oct '11, 11pm

AVAAZ, TckTckTck, Oxfam, WWF, Greenpeace Alliance for Climate Education, CYCAN, 1Sky, Energy Action Coalition GetUp!, Indy...

The protest against corporate greed and failure...

tankinlian.blogspot.com 16 Oct '11, 12am

I retired from NTUC Income on 28 February 2007, after heading this cooperative for 30 years. I now run a consultancy compa...

Texas Chicken Special

Texas Chicken Special

sg.everydayonsales.com 19 Oct '11, 2pm

Summary: Calling all students! Enjoy Texas Chicken student specials meals at $4.90. Promotion is now on till 18 November 2...

End-of-Growth Uprising Goes Global

End-of-Growth Uprising Goes Global

postcarbon.org 15 Oct '11, 6pm

It began in Tunisia and Egypt, then spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa. It spilled into Spain, Greece, and...

Heat from cities barely affects global warming

grist.org 19 Oct '11, 5pm

One of the many arguments that deniers rely on to pooh-pooh climate change is the prevalence of the "urban heat island" ef...

Global Meat Production and Consumption Continue to Rise

Global Meat Production and Consumption Continue...

eatdrinkbetter.com 15 Oct '11, 10am

Pork is the most widely consumed meat in the world, followed by poultry, beef, and mutton. Poultry production is the faste...

Texas tries to censor climate change information

grist.org 12 Oct '11, 5pm

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is learning the hard way that politicizing a government report is much, much...

Global Warming Will Make Chocolate a Luxury Item

Global Warming Will Make Chocolate a Luxury Item

triplepundit.com 10 Oct '11, 3pm

The latest victim of climate change could well be something we all take for granted. It is delicious, ubiquitous, and most...

Global Warming Is Real Says New Comprehensive Study

Global Warming Is Real Says New Comprehensive S...

planetsave.com 24 Oct '11, 2am

The urban heat island effect is locally large and real, but does not contribute significantly to the average land temperat...

What do climate sceptics say when the research they fund proves global warming?

What do climate sceptics say when the research ...

greenpeace.org.uk 21 Oct '11, 12pm

Big news today for the planet – a huge research project triggered by climate sceptic claims of 'dodgy data' has underlined...

Machiavelli and Humanity's Lukewarm Response to...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 16 Oct '11, 3pm

After I wrote on the hidden factor behind the lopsidedness of the climate-energy policy fight (the inertia in a society an...

White Roofs Not Good for Climate, Increase Global Warming (Shocker!)

White Roofs Not Good for Climate, Increase Glob...

cleantechnica.com 21 Oct '11, 9pm

Jacobson’s computer modeling concluded that white roofs did indeed cool urban surfaces. However, they caused a net global ...