Wednesday 09 May 2012
New Antarctic ice shelf threatened by warmingReuters | 09 May 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists are predicting the disappearance of another vast ice shelf in Antarctica by the end of the century that will accelerate rising sea levels.
Kenya: Forest Service Plants a Million Trees in Trans NzoiaAllAfrica.com | 09 May 2012
[The Star] THE Kenya Forest Service has planted a million trees in Trans Nzoia county out of two million it targets to plant during this rainy season. Trans Nzoia forest zonal manager Simon Wahome said his department is collaborating with farmers through the "shamba" system to realise its target.
After Kyoto, a new economics?chinadialogue.net | 09 May 2012
In the results of a survey out today, 800 sustainability experts from around the world have a clear message for governments: make greenhouse gases more expensive. Jeff Erikson explains.At the end of this year, the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol will expire. That’s not because...
Bangladesh's war against climate changeGuardian Unlimited | 09 May 2012
Devastating cyclones, floods and ruined crops have made Bangladesh 'the world's most aware society on climate change'Rebecca Sultan's life has been shattered twice in a few years. First, the 140mph winds of Cyclone Sidr ripped through her village, Gazipara, flattening houses, killing 6,000 people...
Big donors ditch rightwing Heartland Institute over Unabomber billboardGuardian Unlimited | 09 May 2012
Extremist US thinktank compared those who believe in man-made climate change to serial killer Ted KaczynskiAn ultra-conservative thinktank has suffered a mass exodus of corporate donors after running an ad campaign comparing climate change believers to a serial killer.The Heartland Institute has...
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