12 Mar '12, 3pm

Climate journalism gone awry

Climate journalism gone awry

Tornado season likely to expand due to climate change (03/06/2012) Last Friday, around a hundred tornadoes left a wake of destruction in the U.S., killing 39 people to date and destroying entire towns. The tragedy hit hardest in Kentucky and Indiana and experts predict the weather-disaster will cost over $1 billion. But isn't this early for tornado season? Yes, say experts, and climatologists add that while research on tornadoes and climate change is currently in its infancy, it's possible, probably even likely, that climate change is expanding tornado season in the U.S. due to the earlier arrival of spring. Birders beware: climate change could push 600 tropical birds into extinction (02/21/2012) There may be less birds for birders to see in the world as the planet warms. Climate change, in combination with deforestation, could send between 100 and 2,500 tropical birds to ...

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straitstimes.com 12 Mar '12, 11am

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Gowalla Gone: Facebook Shuts Down Recent Acquisition

Gowalla Gone: Facebook Shuts Down Recent Acquis...

searchenginejournal.com 12 Mar '12, 12pm

When Facebook acquired the location sharing app Gowalla, rumors began circulating that the popular service would be shut d...

Climate Activists and Skeptics Spar in a New Key

spectrum.ieee.org 12 Mar '12, 3am

At the end of January 16 scientists and engineers had an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, "No Need to Panic about...

Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

youngupstarts.com 07 Mar '12, 6am

by Tom Endersbe, co-author of “Three Commitments of Leadership: How Clarity, Stability, and Rhythm Create Great Leaders “ ...

Fox News’s Attacks on Climate Science Now Include The Denial of Basic Physics

Fox News’s Attacks on Climate Science Now Inclu...

desmogblog.com 12 Mar '12, 9pm

There was a time, believe it or not, when Fox New’s Shepard Smith openly mocked global warming deniers —seriously comparin...

Whisper it, but the EU’s climate strategy is wo...

businessgreen.com 13 Mar '12, 4pm

The contradiction is striking. Just as the European Union faces arguably the greatest crisis since its inception, leaving ...

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youngupstarts.com 08 Mar '12, 1am

The web has become the place where a large number of people go to get their news, and with good reason. It’s always on, nu...

It's time for the gloves to come off on climate change

It's time for the gloves to come off on climate...

greenbiz.com 07 Mar '12, 7pm

The people who accept climate change as a real threat need to accept that they have failed to get other people to accept c...

The New Normal?

The New Normal?

350.org 20 Mar '12, 4pm

Weather forecasters can't project out too far, but climatologists' warnings are becoming louder and more urgent . Whereas ...