Wednesday 08 February 2012
Scientists melt mystery over icecaps and sea levelsReuters | 08 Feb 2012
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. scientists using satellite data have established a more accurate figure of the amount of annual sea level rise from melting glaciers and ice caps which should aid studies on how quickly coastal areas may flood as global warming gathers pace.
Airlines seek swift end to row over EU CO2 schemeReuters | 08 Feb 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways, Qantas and other airlines are calling on governments to find a swift resolution to a political dispute over the European Union's carbon scheme, because the deadlock may create competitive distortions.
Tunisia: Relief Efforts Hindered By Heavy Snowfall in NorthwestAllAfrica.com | 08 Feb 2012
[Tunisia Live] Several regions in Tunisia continue to combat the intense cold wave that has recently struck the northwest of the country. Daily social routines and commercial activity in these areas has been severely affected, as temperatures have plunged to negative five degrees Celsius. Heavy snowfall has accumulated to a depth of more than 80 centimeters in the town of Ain Draham - located within the northwestern governorate of Jendouba.
Gambia: The Drainage CanalsAllAfrica.com | 08 Feb 2012
[Daily Observer] It was a welcome development when the government commenced the construction of major and feeder roads as well as a central drainage system around the Greater Banjul Area. There was massive jubilation from all corners that the dreams of...
January 2012 fourth warmest for contiguous United States, but Alaska extremely coldScienceDaily.com | 08 Feb 2012
During January, warmer-than-average conditions enveloped most of the contiguous United States, with widespread below-average precipitation. The overall weather pattern for the month was reflected in the lack of snow for much of the Northern Plains, Midwest, and Northeast. This scenario was in stark contrast to Alaska where several towns had their coldest January on record.
How Do Two Sustainability Departments Become One?ClimateBiz | 08 Feb 2012
When Molson Coors and SABMiller created the MillerCoors joint venture, one unexpected challenges was how to coordinate two busy sustainability programs, and at the same time bring them to the next level.
Autodesk Cuts Data Center Energy Use 60%, Saves $7MClimateBiz | 08 Feb 2012
The design software giant talked up the results of its aggressive work to consolidate servers, as well as a new version of its cloud-enabled Green Building Studio web service and a success story from its Clean Tech Partnership Program in its latest Sustainability Summit.
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