The Heat Is Online

Updates: January -- June, 2007

 
* Fast food giants see climate threat to key crops (May, 2007)
 
*Antarctic interior suffered rapid melting in 2005 (May, 2007)
 
* Have we turned carbon sinks into carbon sources? (May, 2007)
 
* Scientists rule out "Day After Tomorrow" scenario (May, 2007)
 
* US to underwrite $35 billion in new coal plant loans (May, 2007)
 
* Climate to be subject of National Intelligence Estimate (May, 2007) 
 
* UN raises environmental red flag on biofuels  (May, 2007)
 
* Warming confuses migratory patterns of many species (May, 2007)
 
* IPCC III:The time for a (still-affordable) global fuel switch is now (May, 2007)
 
* Researchers: Capacity of Earth's sinks is overestimated (May, 2007)
 
* Butterflies are hatching two months early  in Britain (May, 2007)
 
* Swedish forest industry threatened by beetle infestation (May, 2007)
 
* Bangladesh sees first movements of climate refugees  (May, 2007)
 
* As the rate of Arctic ice melt outpaces projections . . .
   * US, China try to weaken IPCC  recommendations (April, 2007)
 
* Germany vows 40 percent cuts by 2020 (April, 2007)
 
* Wolfowitz aide guts World Bank estimates of climate danger (April, 2007)
 
* EC concerned biofuels will threaten rainforests (April, 2007)
 
* New island emerges from Greenland ice melt (April, 2007)
 
* Ocean acidity has risen 30 percent (April, 2007)
 
* Florida feels real-time climate impacts  (April, 2007)
 
* US insured climate losses could exceed $900 billion (April, 2007)
 
* Norway to go carbon-neutral by 2050 (April, 2007)
 
* Skeptics complaint: "Nobody's listening!" (April, 2007)
 
* Ethanol may pose greater health threat than gasoline (April, 2007) 
 
* How the system keeps Katrina's victims homeless  (April, 2007)
 
* Scientists detail coming US water woes  (April, 2007)
 
* As G-8 pushes for carbon cuts, World Bank funds more oil (April, 2007)
 
* IPCC II details coming impacts in the US (April, 2007)
 
* Rising ocean swallows Indian island (April, 2007)
 
* IPCC sounds warning on ocean acidification (April, 2007) 
 
* TXU swaps coal for nukes (April, 2007)
 
* Senate bill casts climate as national security issue (April, 2007)
 
* While IPCC II issues most dire warning yet . . .
    * Scientists charge governments with softening report (April, 2007)
   * NET displays changes from each new degree of warming (April, 2007)
 
* Supreme Court tells Bush to regulate auto emissions (April, 2007)
        * But Bush tells court: "Thanks, but no thanks" (April, 2007)
 
* CEI does a U-Turn on climate science (March, 2007)
 
* Earth's climate sentivity consistent for 420 million years (March, 2007) 
 
* US Carbon Subsidies Top $37 Billion in 2007  (March, 2007)
 
* Mining CEO warns against sequestration and trading  (March, 2007)

 * Michael Dorsey: "Why Carbon Trading Won't Work"

 
 * Southern Ocean currents seen slowing   (March, 2007)
 
* Antarctic meltdown seen accelerating  (March, 2007)
 
* Al Gore presents 10-point action agenda to Congress (March, 2007) 

 * Darfur:a horrble consequence of climate change (March, 2007)

* Scientific American: IPCC underestimates coming changes (March, 2007)
 
* Warming cuts crop yields by $5 billion in 20 years  (March, 2007)
 
* Winter of 2006-07 is hottest on record (March, 2007)
 
* Government secrecy on science seen spreading (March, 2007)
 
                 Welcome to Planet Edsel (March, 2007) 
* US Carbon Subsidies Top $37 Billion in 2007  (March, 2007)
 
* EU agrees on 20 percent cuts below 1990 by 2020  (March, 2007)
 
* Administration muzzles wildllife officials on climate changes
                                                                   (March, 2007)
* BP, Shell to push wind development (March, 2007)
* Inuit: US climate policy violates "human rights" (March, 2007)
 
* Science panel calls for immediate action to avert catastrophe
                                                               (Feb. 2007)
* Five western states form climate compact (Feb. 2007)
 

Kathy Ellison's New York Times Op-Ed on "Rewiring the World" (May, 2006)
* Administration muzzles wildllife officials on climate changes
                                                                   (March, 2007)
* BP, Shell to push wind development (March, 2007)
 
* Inuit: US climate policy violates "human rights" (March, 2007)
 
* Science panel calls for immediate action to avert catastrophe
                                                               (Feb. 2007)
* Five western states form climate compact (Feb. 2007)
 
* Climate big winner in TXU takeover? (Feb. 2007)
 
* Crop yields seen as first casualties of warming (Feb. 2007)
 
* Cheney: "big debate" needed to find cause of warming (Feb. 2007)
 
* Delaware bars skeptical climatologist from discussing climate (Feb. 2007)
 
* Arctic ice melt depletes northeastern US cod stocks (Feb. 2007)
 
* Carbon fallout is "strangling" Southern Ocean (Feb. 2007)
 
*Watchdog: carbon "offsets" use Enron-type accounting (Feb. 2007)
 
* Scientists: ice cap meltdown seems inevitable (Feb. 2007)
 

Blakemore on IPCC: The difference "is in the audience" (Jan. 2007)

 
* Scientists: ice cap meltdown seems inevitable (Feb. 2007)
 
* Finding:Warming-driven wind shifts create marine "dead zones" (Feb. 2007)
 
*January 2007 was hottest ever -- by a lot (Feb. 2007)
 
* Stability of Antarctic ice sheets in doubt (Feb. 2007)
 
* New IPCC report paints very bleak future (Feb. 2007)
 
* Report indicates impacts by degree (Feb. 2007)
 
* ExxonMobil pays scientists to trash IPCC report (Feb. 2007)
 
* Chirac threatens to tax US exports for non-Kyoto compliance
(Feb. 2007)
 
* Scientists report widespread pressure from White House (Jan. 2007)
 
* Australians will be forced to drink recycled waste water (Jan.2007)
 
* Scientists see inevitable 1,000-year sea level rise (Jan. 2007)
 
* Scientists say new IPCC report understates impacts (Jan. 2007)
 
* "Misunderstood" Exmo seems to change its tune (Feb. 2007)
        * Oil giant declares support for global trading system (Feb. 2007)
 
* Spain emerges as "poster child" for climate impacts (Feb. 2007)
 
* Al Gore, Sheila Watt-Cloutier nominated for Nobel Peace Price                                                                                             (Feb.2007)
UN Chief: Warming hits poor countries hardest (Feb.2007)
 
* New IPCC report paints very bleak future (Feb. 2007)
           * Report indicates impacts by degree (Feb. 2007)
         * ExxonMobil pays scientists to trash IPCC report (Feb. 2007)
 
* Chirac threatens to tax US exports for non-Kyoto compliance (Feb. 2007)
 
* Scientists see inevitable 1,000-year sea level rise (Jan. 2007)
 
* Scientists say new IPCC report understates impacts (Jan. 2007)
 
* Press cites softening of skeptics' positions (Feb. 2007)
 
* Exxon, TXU, Wells Fargo on climate blacklist (Feb. 2007)
 
* But EXMO declares support for global trading system (Feb. 2007)
 
* "Misunderstood" Exmo seems to change its tune (Feb. 2007)
        * Oil giant declares support for global trading system (Feb. 2007)
 
* Spain emerges as "poster child" for climate impacts (Feb. 2007)
 
* Al Gore, Sheila Watt-Cloutier nominated for Nobel Peace Price                                                                                             (Feb.2007)
UN Chief: Warming hits poor countries hardest (Feb.2007)
 
 
* Scientists report widespread pressure from White House (Jan. 2007)
 
* Australians will be forced to drink recycled waste water (Jan.2007)
 
* Scientists see inevitable 1,000-year sea level rise (Jan. 2007)
 
* Scientists say new IPCC report understates impacts (Jan. 2007)
 
* Pew:Majority of Americans deny humans cause warming: (Jan.2007)
 
*While in Canada, climate change tops public concern (Jan. 2007)
 
* A  u-turn on climate in Bush's State of the Union? (Jan. 2007)
 
* Bush call for energy independence disappoints executives  (Jan.2007)
 
* Panel: Warming poses terrorism security threat (Jan. 2007)
 
* ExMo targets disinformation at Europe (Jan. 2007)
 
* Senate bill would cut GHGs 80 percent by 2050  (Jan. 2007)
 
* US Coal industry races to site 150 new power plants (Jan. 2007)
 
*ExxonMobil blinks, cuts funding to one skeptical group (Jan. 2007)
 
* EU vows carbon cuts of 20% below 1990 levels by 2020 (Jan. 2007)
 
* EU foresees climate-driven devastation (Jan. 2007)
 
* Chrysler takes aim at climate "chicken littles" (Jan. 2007)
 
* 2006 was hottest year on record in US (Jan. 2007)
 
* ExxonMobil to change rhetoric -- not policy (Jan. 2007)
    
* Winter 2007: when good weather feels bad (Jan. 2007)
 
Democrats would put oil subsidies behind renewables  (Jan.2007)
 
* 2007 may be one for the record books  (Jan. 2007)
 
* 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)