Climate change : already happening too fast…!

So it begins…. A study has shown that the speed of evolutionary change is far outstripped by the rate of global warming, meaning many creatures will face extinction. Robin McKie of The Observer reports PS: The UK wanted to take climate change topic ‘out’ of the curriculum – but have now dropped these plans! NAEEUKContinue reading “Climate change : already happening too fast…!”

CLIMATE CHANGE : Global carbon dioxide in atmosphere passes milestone level

  For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has passed the milestone level of 400 parts per million (ppm). The Guardian reports The last time so much greenhouse gas was in the air was several million years ago, when the Arctic was ice-free, savannah spread across the Sahara desert andContinue reading “CLIMATE CHANGE : Global carbon dioxide in atmosphere passes milestone level”

Global warming is not due to the sun, confirms leaked IPCC report

Climate sceptics’ claims that UN climate science panel’s AR5 report show the sun is causing global warming don’t stack up. The Guardian reports From Dana Nuccitelli for Skeptical Science, part of the Guardian Environment Network. Alec Rawls, an occasional guest poster on the climate contrarian blog WattsUpWithThat who signed up to review the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel onContinue reading “Global warming is not due to the sun, confirms leaked IPCC report”

Sea-level rise from polar ice melt finally quantified

Melting of polar ice sheets has added 11mm to global sea levels over the past two decades, according to the most definitive assessment so far. From BBC News website  More than 20 polar research teams have combined forces to produce estimates of the state of the ice in Greenland and Antarctica in a paper in Science.Continue reading “Sea-level rise from polar ice melt finally quantified”

Spiegel: ‘The Truth Peddlers’ – Smoke and Mirrors in the Climate Debate

                      From | Follow the discussions also on my  twitter . A new book by an executive at a major German power ultility claims we aren’t facing a climate catastrophe and rejects current mainstream ideas on global warming. Both climate change skeptics and those who warn ofContinue reading “Spiegel: ‘The Truth Peddlers’ – Smoke and Mirrors in the Climate Debate”