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Climate Change 

May 26, 2010

BioForum: Adapting to Climate Change (Q&A Session)

BioForum: Adapting to Climate Change (Q&A Session) (view here).


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 8:00 pm

May 25, 2010

SCIENTISTS TO STUDY IMPACT OF GULF OIL SPILL ON MARINE FOOD WEBS

Louisiana salt marsh; collection siteSAN FRANCISCO (May 24, 2010) – New reports are surfacing every day about the immediate impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Gulf Coast wildlife, especially as the oil reaches the sensitive marshlands along the coast. But how will these communities be affected over time? (read more…)


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 9:48 am

May 21, 2010

Mobile scientists’ warnings about oil dispersants ignored by BP, Coast Guard

A very interesting, frustrating and depressing story. (read more…)


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 10:58 am

May 18, 2010

Mediterranean most at risk from European heatwaves

Rome is one of the cities where the health effects of climate change will be most severe, researchers predict. (Nature)

Rome is one of the cities where the health effects of climate change will be most severe, researchers predict. (Nature)


Increased heat and humidity predicted to have biggest health impact in valleys and coastal cities. (read more…)


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 7:26 am

May 15, 2010

BP for president?

I often wonder how people arrive at their stations in life, and if they belong there. In the case of Mr. Hayward, I would suggest not. Apollo 13 was a tragedy, the Deep Horizon spill is a disaster. (read more…)


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 10:24 am

May 13, 2010

Dr. Carol Tang on Climate Change Education

Dr. Carol Tang, Director of Public Programs at the California Academy of Sciences. This is the next in our series of Bioforum lectures from the California Academy of Sciences.


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 9:17 am

May 7, 2010

Deepwater scoundrels

What does this say about the governance of our country and society?


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 12:30 pm

May 6, 2010

Climate Change in California: Impact on Marine Ecosystems

Dr. Frank Schwing, Director , Environmental Research Division , Southwest Fisheries Science Center , NOAA. This is the next in our series of Bioforum lectures from the California Academy of Sciences.


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 7:52 am

May 4, 2010

The Copenhagen Accord for limiting global warming: Criteria, constraints, and available avenues

At last, all the major emitters of greenhouse gases (GHGs) have agreed under the Copenhagen Accord that global average temperature increase should be kept below 2 °C…(more)


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 7:04 am

May 3, 2010

Uganda’s highest ice cap splits on Mt Margherita

The ice cap on Uganda’s highest peak has split because of global warming, Uganda’s Wildlife Authority (UWA) says.


Filed under: Climate Change — Peter @ 7:32 pm

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