Archive for February, 2011

House GOP propose elimination of climate science budThursday, February 17th, 2011

Three members of the new House GOP have proposed eliminating NASA’s climate change research capability entirely.  The cost of climate change research is a subset of all earth science ...

Study suggests that extreme rain linked to climate changeWednesday, February 16th, 2011

New research shows that human-caused climate change has significantly increased the chances of extreme rain and snowfall around the world, along with the deadly floods that follow.  This ...

Bill introduced to delay AB 32 regulationsWednesday, February 16th, 2011

Assemblywoman Shannon Grove has introduced Assembly Bill 333, which calls for the delayed implementation of AB 32, otherwise known as the “Global Warming Solutions Act,” passed by the ...

New report claims global warming will worsen California water crisisFriday, February 11th, 2011

A new study titled "The Last Drop: Climate Change and the Southwest Water Crisis" states that global warming will intensify a coming water 'crisis' in California and ...

UMass Amherst Ocean Circulation Model Changes View of Climate ChangeFriday, February 11th, 2011

University of Massachusetts geoscientist claims that massive glacial meltwaters assumed to have flooded the entire North Atlantic 8,200 years ago flowed thousands of miles further south....

AB 32 lawsuit filed by low-income groupsWednesday, February 9th, 2011

A group of community groups, represented by the San Francisco-based Center on Race, Poverty and the Environme have filed a motion that could delay the implementation of parts ...

More snow results from global warmingWednesday, February 9th, 2011

According to research, the frequency of snow storms in the Midwest increases as global temperatures increase.  The research also concludes that “these comparative results reveal that a future with ...

Using engineering for adaptionTuesday, February 8th, 2011

A study by the Engineering The Future partnership warns that warming temperatures and increased freak weather events will severely disrupt energy, transport, water and IT and that the ...

Forest Project Protocol white papers available for public commentTuesday, February 8th, 2011

The Climate Action Reserve has commissioned a series of white papers to examine forest protocol issues in more depth. The white papers cover the following topics: Accounting for carbon in soils ...

Is severe weather related to global warming?Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Some weather scientists are saying that this year's severe weather is related to global warming. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/07/AR2011020704717.html