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NPR: All Things Considered podcast on Intel Report Eyes Climate Change-Security Link by Tom Gjelten. [http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=91819098]
Global cooling caused wars and migration in the past and global warming could do the same in the future, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Study: Not Just Global Warming, But Global Warring, If The Past Is An Indicator. [http://www.scientificblogging.com/news_releases/study_not_just_global_warming_but_global_warring_if_the_past_is_an_indicator]
Analyst Warns of Looming Global Climate Wars
'Citizen scientists' Watch for Signs of Climate Change. People with no formal training are helping scientists track and record birds, fish, stars, and plants in their neighborhoods online. http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0410/p14s01-sten.html
Gore Launches Ambitious Advocacy Campaign on Climate, By Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post. [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/30/AR2008033001880.html?wpisrc=newsletter]
Why Bother? By Michael Pollan. The Green Issue of the New York Times.
Extended Forecast: Bloodshed. Here’s a forecast for a particularly bizarre consequence of climate change: more executions of witches. [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/13/opinion/13kristof.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss]
Trophic Mismatch: Plant-Eating Animals In Drastic Seasonal Environments Impacted Most. [http://www.scientificblogging.com/news_releases/trophic_mismatch_plant_eating_animals_in_drastic_seasonal_environments_impacted_most]
Climate now shifting on a continental scale, huge study says. A short article with some great figures.[http://www.usatoday.com/weather/climate/globalwarming/2008-05-14-climate-study_N.htm]
Article analyzes U.S. annual tornado trends and discusses the increase in tornadoes.
For a primer on climate change issues, visit http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2007/05/start-here/.
“Climate Change - U.S.: Delay Now, Pay Dearly Later” This article by Stephen Leahy explains how the U.S. will face hundreds of billions of dollars in weather-related damages in the coming years if it does not address global warming. [http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=39674]
“Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet” by Mark Lynas (London: Fourth Estate, 2007) is helpfully reviewed at the Real Climate website http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2007/11/six-degrees/. At the end of the review is this question: “If a reading of the published scientific literature paints such a frightening picture of the future as Six Degrees suggests even while it honestly represents that literature, then are we being too provocative in the way we write our scientific papers? Or are we being too cautious in the way we talk about the implications of the results?”
Radical proposal: “The Real Answer to Climate Change Is to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground” by George Monbiot. Simple, obvious, dramatic solution to climate change. [http://www.commondreams.org/archive/2007/12/11/5771/]
An Uncertain Future: Law Enforcement, National Security and Climate Change, by Chris Abbott (January 2008). This publication on how climate change will cause extreme social disruption, is available as a downloadable PDF at: http://www.oxfordresearchgroup.org.uk/publications/briefing_papers/uncertainfuture.php
Important: The Cold Truth about Climate. Deniers continue to insist there's no consensus on global warming. Well, there's not. There's well-tested science and real-world observations.
Report Details Effects of Climate Change Across U.S. Washington Post. "The researchers said that of 1,598 animal species examined in more than 800 studies, nearly 60 percent were found to have been affected by climate change." http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/27/AR2008052702639.html
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