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2014-05-08 23:14:58

Friends of Science are questioning why the National Climate Assessment report does not incorporate the Sept. 27, 2013 acknowledgement by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of a 15+ year hiatus in global warming - despite a rise in carbon dioxide - and the lack of references to the Technical Uncertainties of that Working Group III report which state low confidence of weather extremes. Friends of Science point to the cyclical nature of the solar magnetic flux as the main...

2014-05-07 23:07:39

The Carbon capture sequestration market report includes market share, supply chain and value chain analysis; Porter’s five force analysis, and market metrics such as drivers, restrints, burning issues, opportunities, and winning imperatives. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/carbon-capture-sequestration-market-192793537.html) (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The report “Carbon Capture & Sequestration market by Service (Capture, Transport & Sequestration) Technology...

2014-05-07 23:01:32

Joins “World’s Biggest Gathering of ‘Skeptic’ Scientists and Policy Experts” Taking Place in Las Vegas on July 7–9 Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore will give one of the keynote addresses at the 9th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC9) from July 7–9 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Moore, who helped found Greenpeace in 1971 and served as its president and international director, left the organization in 1986. He wrote in the Wall...

2014-05-07 10:17:16

Overlapping impacts of climate change such as drought or flooding, declining crop yields or ecosystem damages create hotspots of risk in specific parts of Africa. These are for the first time identified in a study now published by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. The uncertainties in assessing the impacts do not necessarily hamper but can inform development strategies, according to the scientists. Likelihood and potential severity of impacts can be weighed to decide on...

2014-05-06 23:00:55

The Obama administration today released its third National Climate Assessment (NCA) predicting a series of calamities and urging action on the president’s climate agenda. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Obama administration today released its third National Climate Assessment (NCA) predicting a series of calamities and urging action on the president’s climate agenda. It stands in contrast to the conclusions of the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change, which...

New Evidence That Human Activities Are To Blame For Global Warming
2014-05-06 13:40:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new federally-mandated report released on Tuesday has provided more evidence supporting the idea that global warming is indeed happening and that human activity is the cause. “Multiple lines of independent evidence confirm that human activities are the primary cause of the global warming of the past 50 years,” the report said. “The burning of coal, oil, and gas, and clearing of forests have increased the concentration of carbon...

2014-04-29 23:21:39

Harvard University’s Robert N. Stavins is publicly asking if the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) government approval process is broken, in articles on his blog and in the Huffington Post, after finding that the draft Summary for Policymakers was being extensively rewritten by government representatives for their own self-serving national interests related to global warming and climate change policies. This is a continuation of a recurring criticisms about IPCC processes,...

2014-04-28 12:23:58

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Rt Hon Ed Davey MP and Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP join leaders from China, India and Australia in unveiling plans for a 'Clean Revolution' Multinational businesses and politicians from around the world have agreed to work together to encourage companies to adopt clean energy and support climate policy at national and international level. Mark Kenber, CEO of The Climate Group, told the organization's...

2014-04-24 23:16:18

Arizona-Based, American Cooling and Heating releases details of the three-stage effect of rural climate change. This ACH 2014 global warming updates examines rural economics, populations, prosperity and livelihood. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Three-Stage Cause and Effects of Rural Climate Change Climate change as defined by a layperson might simply declare global warming the result of man-inflamed changes in global climate. Such a brief definition would not be far off base....

Fiction Prepares Us For A Changing World
2014-04-24 07:51:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is a new genre of science fiction called cli-fi, or climate fiction. It falls under the heading of "normal" science fiction, as well as dystopian fiction. According to Conservation Magazine, the term "cli-fi" was coined by Dan Bloom in 2007, and has since reached "marketable status," with both novels and movies paying homage to the genre. A new study from the University of Copenhagen reveals how climate fiction can serve as a...


Latest Climate change Reference Libraries

Current Sea Level Rise
2013-04-01 10:39:21

The sea levels all around the world are rising. Current sea-level rise has the potential to affect human populations and the natural environment. Two key factors have contributed to the observed sea level rise. The first is thermal expansion: as the ocean water warms, it expands. The second is from the influence of land-based ice because of increased melting. The major store of water on land is found in the glaciers and the ice sheets. The rising of sea levels is one of several lines of...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-23 13:36:11

Being a meteorologist for over thirteen years you start to take note of many things in the atmosphere and how they repeat themselves. Our Climate is no different. The definition of climate is stated as: the collective weather data in regards to moisture and temperature for over 30 years for the same location. So to better understand our climate we need to look at this. First, we have average temperatures for given places based on the 30 year average. Some years the temps are warmer or...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 13:49:01

The month of March provided a huge absence of winter with record breaking temperatures from the Canada border all the way south and eastward across the United States. Half of the United States shattered records which made the month of March, 2012 the warmest ever on record. There are a few states that did not share in the record warmth  along the west coast. They actually had cooler weather. What lead to the extreme warm temperatures during the month of March was a weather pattern built...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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