The Heat Is Online

Climate News Updates: July - December, 2006

Indian island vanishes under rising waters (Dec. 2006)

* Spanish bears stop hibernating  (Dec. 2006)
 
* Global warming make big waves around the world (Dec. 2006)
 
* Warm winter keeps European birds in summer homes (Dec. 2006)
 
* Most Tree-planting "offsets" May Intensify Warming (Dec.2006)
 
* Sea levels may rise 60 percent higher than anticipated (Dec. 2006)
 
* Voters around the world embrace the climate issue (Dec. 2006)
 
* Bush extends censorship to USGS  (Dec. 2006)
 
* Shallow hydrates pose rapid warming risk (Dec. 2006)
 
* Climate is a human rights issue -- former UN HR Chief (Dec. 2006)
 
* Arctic Sea Ice seen vanishing in 35 years (Dec. 2006)
 
* IPCC's 4th Assessment triggers early spin efforts (Dec. 2006)
 
* Warming brings dramatic drop in phytoplankton (Dec. 2006)
 
* Poll: Climate issue fueled Democratic Congressional win (Dec.2006)
 
* CDC: Climate change is "largest looming health threat" (Dec. 2006)
 
* Carbon emissions rise sharply since 2000 (Nov. 2006)
 
*Top businesses prepare for carbon regulations (Nov. 2006)

* Warming is accelerating the extinction of species (Nov. 2006)

* Nairobi: delegates promise to get serious in 2008 (Nov. 2006)
 
* USGS finds sharp rise in polar bear mortality (Nov. 2006)
 
* UN:Climate losses could reach $1 trillion a year by 2040 (Nov. 2006)
 
* Europe eyes tax on US exports for shunning Kyoto (Nov. 2006)
 
* Atmospheric GHGs hit record high in 2005 (Nov. 2006)
 
* Tropical peat bogs "overlooked" as major GHG source (Nov. 2006)
 
* Warming could trigger global economic depression (Oct. 2006)
 
* Weakening gulf stream stalled for 10 days in 2004 (Oct. 2006)
 
* Bush taps Lee Raymond to chart US energy future (Oct. 2006)

Kofi Annan: on the human implications of climate change (Nov. 2006)

* NCAR projects more coming weather extremes (Oct. 2006)
 
* Australia's worst drought in 100 years triggers a spate of farmer suicides (Oct. 2006)
 
* Climate inaction will cost trillions (Oct. 2006)
 
* Global wheat supplies threatened by drought, insects (Oct. 2006)
 
* Drought seen overtaking half the planet by 2100 (Oct. 2006)
 
* Impact of Alaska storm fractures Antarctic ice shelf (Oct. 2006)
 
* NOAA raises gagging to an art form (Oct. 2006)
 
* California to cut ghgs 25 percent by 2010 (Sept. 2006)
 
* Planet's temperature not reached since last ice age (Sept. 2006)
 
* Researcher: NOAA gagged him on hurricane data (Sept. 2006)
 
* Royal Society blasts ExxonMobil for disinformation (Sept. 2006)
 
* So ExMo agrees to review its funding of skeptics (2006)
 
* Solar variations have not influenced climate for at least 400 years (Sept. 2006)
* Methane escaping five times faster than thought (Sept. 2006)
 
* Dutch reduce emissions to 1990 levels by mid-2006 (Sept. 2006)
 
* CO2 rise unprecedented in 800,000 years (Sept. 2006)
 
* Climate change represents a new world  for insurers (Aug. 2006)
 
* Researchers see disastrous impacts from 3* rise (Aug. 2006)
 
* ExxonMobil gets religion on global warming (Aug. 2006)
 
*Energy magnate Koch funds new effort to kill Cape Wind (Aug. 2006)
 
* "Vampire Memo" details new disinformation blitz (July, 2006)
 
Rapid release of seabed methane could trigger spike in heating (July 2006)
 
* Scientists tie heatwaves to climate change (Aug. 2006)
 
*NASA drops climate monitoring from its mission (July, 2006)
 
* Amazon rainforest faces imminent desertification (July, 2006)
 
* While the US saw the hottest spring on record, Europe staggered under some of the highest temperatures in its history (July, 2006)
 
* Warming is driving fiercer US fires (July, 2006)
 
* Runoff from melting glaciers may trigger earthquakes (July, 2006)
 
* Sequestered CO2 may corrode its way out (June, 2006)
 
* Warming is making most of the US wetter (June, 2006)
 
* Luntz gets religion but not ethics (June, 2006)
 
* British official slams Bush's climate inaction (June. 2006) 
 
* NRC confirms warming, "hockey stick" findings (June, 2006)

Bush Administration deep sixes key climate observation programs (June,2006)

* NCAR refutes skeptic Gray on hurricane strength (June, 2006)
 
* EPA gags sea level expert (June, 2006)
 
* Permafrost CO2 deposits are double earlier estimates (June,2006)
 
* World grain production falls for sixth of last seven years (June, 2006

*Saudi Arabia supports emissions cuts (May 2006)

* Seasonal shift triggers evolutionary changes in small animals (June, 2006)

* Scientist exposes fraudulent CEI ad campaign (May, 2006)

* Feedbacks will fuel a much hotter world (May, 2006)

* Scientists see Arctic meltdown passing "tipping point" (May, 2006)

* Jet stream changes accelerate desertification (May, 2006)

* As weather extremes shrink Europe's wheat supply, warming is killing vineyards in Spain (May, 2006)

* China may face "catastrophe" from Tibetan glacier melt (May 2006)

 

Scientists underestimated spread of warming-driven disease  (May, 2006)

 

* Insurers shed clients as climate impacts escalate (May, 2006)  

 

* IPCC:  Humans are "dominant" cause of the warming which is unprecedented in the last 20,000 years (April, 2006)

 

* Climate scientists shred hurricane skeptic William Gray (April, 2006)

 

* Royal Society sees new wave of skeptic attacks  (April, 2006)

 

* King sees 3* C rise as nearly inevitable (April, 2006)

 

* Lindzen's WSJ Op-Ed: first notes of a swan song? (April, 2006)

 

* Warming could trigger many thousands of extinctions (April, 2006)

 

* Consensus shows tipping point in US awareness -- US News & World Report (April, 2006)

 

* Brazil bids farewell to gasoline  (April, 2006)

 

* A masterpiece of Will-ful misinformation (April, 2006)