05 Dec '11, 7pm

@TheOnion warns global warming could be irreversible in -5 years:

@TheOnion warns global warming could be irreversible in -5 years:

If you've ever felt confused about the definition of "lolsob," read this Onion headline: "Report: Global Warming May Be Irreversible By 2006 ." Oy. The Onion has been on a roll lately of just reporting the news straight and letting it satirize itself (see also: "Rumors Of Extramarital Affair End Campaign Of Presidential Candidate Who Didn't Know China Has Nuclear Weapons "). There's nothing made up in this story, except the implied dateline. Which is exactly what makes it so funny and so godawful depressing. If the 2006 deadline isn't met, climatologists warn the world will eventually experience planet-wide cataclysms, including massive shortages of potable water, insufficient crop productivity, the extinction of numerous species, and unprecedented outbreaks of famine and pandemic disease. "The picture by the end of the 21st century becomes quite bleak, frankly," Dr. Tummi...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-12-05-the-onion-warns-that...

Tweets

Global Warming Could be Irreversible in -5 Years

Global Warming Could be Irreversible in -5 Years

planetsave.com 16 Dec '11, 12am

“We have absolutely no time to waste,” said Dr. William Tumminelli, lead author of the report, which stresses it is utterl...

Tea Party More & More Fringe on Global Warming

Tea Party More & More Fringe on Global Warming

planetsave.com 04 Dec '11, 1pm

Truthfully, it feels like fantasy that I’m even writing about how much people from different parties believe in global war...

Global Temperature News

Global Temperature News

realclimate.org 06 Dec '11, 1pm

There are two interesting pieces of news on the global temperature evolution. First, today a paper by [Grant Foster and St...

Branson predicts aviation could be among 'clean...

businessgreen.com 06 Dec '11, 5am

Half the fuel used by airlines could be sustainably sourced biofuels by the end of the decade, according to Sir Richard Br...

To begin to negotiate a new legal agreement or ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 04 Dec '11, 10pm

For the last two global warming negotiations – in Copenhagen and Cancun – there were serious efforts by countries to get a...

Video Blog from Global Warming Negotiations in ...

switchboard.nrdc.org 05 Dec '11, 10am

It is Monday of the second week at the global warming negotiations. For anyone that has followed these negotiations you kn...

Honda's new goal is best fuel economy in every category within three years

Honda's new goal is best fuel economy in every ...

green.autoblog.com 05 Dec '11, 7pm

Honda Announces Revolutionary Next-generation "Earth Dreams Technology" -New plan calls for top-of-industry fuel efficienc...

Consumer Electronics Outpace Appliances as Global Warming Contributor

Consumer Electronics Outpace Appliances as Glob...

greensource.construction.com 06 Dec '11, 10pm

A report published in Environmental Science & Technology suggests that, as a group, consumer electronics are responsible f...

Wild Siberian tigers in China could vanish within 20 years, experts warn

Wild Siberian tigers in China could vanish with...

straitstimes.com 05 Dec '11, 3am

Three Siberian tiger babies cuddle in the Leipzig zoo in this March 13, 2009 file picture. The last remaining Siberian tig...

Separating signal and noise in climate warming

Separating signal and noise in climate warming

skepticalscience.com 04 Dec '11, 7pm

A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather satellite. Image courtesy of NASA. In order to separate h...

Cauliflower and Sweet Onion Soup

Cauliflower and Sweet Onion Soup

treehugger.com 05 Dec '11, 10pm

Oh, cauliflower. How I have tried to like it but every time I cook it the vegetable ends up tasting like punishment and sa...

How Global Warming is Affecting the Wildlife of the World

How Global Warming is Affecting the Wildlife of...

thegoodhuman.com 15 Dec '11, 5pm

Many people harbor the misconception that global warming means that our atmosphere is getting hotter. This is not entirely...

Global warming hates the Ohio State Buckeyes

Global warming hates the Ohio State Buckeyes

grist.org 29 Nov '11, 11pm

Cross-posted from ThinkProgress Green . This Saturday's Crankshaft cartoon took on global warming, noting that climate cha...

Thawing Permafrost Could Set World on Runaway Warming

Thawing Permafrost Could Set World on Runaway W...

planetsave.com 04 Dec '11, 12am

The carbon is locked in a freezer in the part of the planet warming up the fastest (see “Tundra 4: Permafrost loss linked ...

Global Emissions Grow at Record Rate as Nations Seek Climate Treaty

Global Emissions Grow at Record Rate as Nations...

greenbiz.com 05 Dec '11, 8pm

You may have heard the dismal news over the weekend that the global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are back on the rise, f...