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Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science BasisUnited Nations (PDF)
Read the report for yourself.Entered By: Powell Gammill
BOW OF THE TITANIC: PART 19--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
Earth Will Survive Global Warming, But Will We?• LiveScience.com
The notion that human activity, or the activity of any organism, can affect Earth on a planetary scale is still a hard one for many people to swallow. And it is this kind of disbelief that fuels much of the public skepticism surrounding global warmin
ENVIRONMENTAL REFUGEES: PART 18--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
Swordfish and jellyfish thrive in warm N. Atlantic• Reuters
Parts of the North Atlantic are setting winter heat records, allowing species ranging from swordfish to jellyfish to thrive beyond their normal ranges in a shift linked by many scientists to global warming.
Bush set for climate change U-turn• The Guardian
Downing Street says that belated US recognition of global warming could lead to a post-Kyoto agreement on curbing emissions. George Bush is preparing to make a historic shift in his position on global warming when he makes his State of the Union spee
ENERGY AND SILENT LIE: PART 16--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
LOSING THE WILD: PART 15--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
THE NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANS: PART 14Frosty Wooldridge
PILING UP ON ROCKS: PART 13--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
Global warming to melt Arctic sea ice away by 2040• itwire.com
The increasing rate of melting sea ice is contributing to a positive feedback system, which feeds global warming further because open ocean absorbs heat from the sun rather than reflects back into space as does ice.
CROWDING OF AMERICA: PART 11--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
Revolt over new federal mercury law• Christian Science Monitor
Facing a mandate to slash toxic mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants, 23 states are thumbing their noses at a federal cleanup plan and are instead developing their own far tougher plans to deal with mercury.
EPA may drop lead air pollution limits• AP
The Bush administration is considering doing away with health standards that cut lead from gasoline. Battery makers, lead smelters, refiners all have lobbied the administration to do away with the Clean Air Act limits.
Ross Ice Shelf could 'collapse quickly'• Daily Telegraph
"We know from the Larsen Ice Shelf (which collapsed on the Antarctic Peninsula in 2002) that they go extremely quickly," he said.
Bush May End Drilling Ban in Alaskan Bay• AP
President Bush is deciding whether to lift a ban on oil and gas drilling in federal waters off Alaska's Bristol Bay, home to endangered whales and sea lions and the world's largest sockeye salmon run. [He's had 6 years to do this.]
Supreme Court hears case on global warming• USA Today
The Supreme Court took up its first-ever case on global warming, hearing arguments from states and environmentalists seeking federal regulation of motor-vehicle emissions. A lawyer for 12 states and 13 environmental groups pressed the justices to mak
Depleted Uranium Situation Worsens• VVAW(Doug Rokke)
The delivery of at least 100 GBU-28 "bunker buster" boombs containing depleted-uranium warheads by the US to Israel for use against targets in Lebanon will result in additional radioactive and chemical toxic contamination, with consequent a
Recycling is just plain BS• Geeks are Sexy(Video)
This is just plain funny, and very instructive on the myths and stupdity of recycling. Penn and Teller at their best. This is very very funny!
CROSSING AGRICULTURAL RUBICON: PART 9--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
Navajo's dying from radiation poisoning• LA Times
Most of the mining companies that drilled, dug and blasted for uranium on the Navajo reservation during the Cold War did nothing to repair the environmental damage they left behind. For a time, tribal leaders staked their hopes for a cleanup on Super
GLOBAL WARMING: PART 8B--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
Democrats to Bush: greenhouse gas limits needed• Reuters
Three Democratic senators who are to lead powerful environmental committees in Congress urged President George W. Bush to combat global warming by putting mandatory limits on greenhouse gas emissions.
GLOBAL WARMING: PART 7--NEXT ADDED 100 MILLION AMERICANSFrosty Wooldridge
Indian scientists find rare plant• AP
Indian scientists working in a tropical forest in the country's remote northeast have found a rare medicinal plant last seen 115 years ago, a scientific journal reported.
Is this the end of Seafood?• AP
Clambakes, crabcakes, swordfish steaks and even humble fish sticks could be little more than a fond memory in a few decades. If current trends of overfishing and pollution continue, the populations of just about all seafood face collapse by 2048