The Heat Is Online

Climate News Updates: July - December, 2007

* Insurer: Cost of weather disasters doubled (Dec. 2007)

 

* German Party Calls for Carbon-based Sanctions on US Exports (Dec. 2007)

 

* COP-13 Ends as COP-out  (Dec. 2007)  

 

* Al Gore's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech (Dec. 2007)

 

* Bangladesh Refugees Create Conflict Zone in India (Dec. 2007)

 

* Natural Disasters Quadrupled in 20 Years: Oxfam (Nov. 2007)

 

* IEA Urges Urgent Energy Cutbacks (Nov. 2007)

* White House Censored CDC Chief on Climate-Health Impacts (Oct. 2007)

* Peabody Ads Call Kansas Governor a Tool of Chavez and Putin (Nov. 2007)

 

* IPCC: Earth Faces Abrupt, Irreversible Changes  (Nov. 2007)

* Sarkozy backs carbon tax, EU levy on non-Kyoto imports (Oct. 2007)

* Australian PM ratifies Kyoto Protocol (Dec. 2007)

* Systematic White House Effort to manipulate science (Dec. 2007)

* Humans "have made the skies more moist (Oct. 2007)

* IPCC: "Too Late" To Avoid Dangerous Change (Sept. 2007)

 
* Pat Michaels out as Virginia state climatologist   (Sept. 2007)
 
* Bush tries to block California auto standards -- even
 as Condoleezza Rice calls for a global energy revolution (Sept. 2007)
 
* UN Chief hails "global commitment" to curb warming (Sept. 2007)
 
* Skeptic Michaels refuses to disclose funding to court (Sept. 2007)
 
* IPCC: "Too late" to avoid dangerous climate change  (Sept. 2007)
 
* Australian drought cuts wheat yield 31 percent (Sept. 2007)
 
* Ancient runaway warming was triggered by methane release (Sept. 2007)
 
* US leads the way to a nuclear future (Sept. 2007)
 
*Warming raises extinction threat to more than 16,000 species (Sept. 2007)
 
* Bush Science Adviser: global warming is man-made  (Sept. 2007)
 
* Researchers:300-million-year-old climate on track to return (Sept. 2007)
 
* Polar bears, a 40,000-year presence, may be extinct in 2050 (Sept. 2007)
 
* UN: weather extremes will drive food unrest in poor countries (Sept. 2007)
 
* Scientists stunned by speed of Arctic ice loss (Sept. 2007)
 
* Weak APEC agreement obligates developing countries (Sept. 2007)
 
* Felix slammed into the Honduran-Nicaraguan border -- the first time two category 5 hurricanes made landfall in a single season (Sept. 2007)
 
* UN: First half of 2007 sees increase in weather extremes (Aug. 2007)
 
* Extremes escalate during summer (Aug. 2007)
 
* 158 countries, minus the US, agree on interim targets (Aug. 2007)
 
* NASA: warming will make normal storms more severe (Aug. 2007)
 
* Vegetation promotes flood risks with more CO2 (Aug. 2007)
 
* Phoenix struggles through 29 days at or over 110* F (Aug. 2007)
 
* APEC: warming will impede economic growth (Aug. 2007)
 
* NOAA: GHGs made 2006 second hottest year on record (Aug. 2007)
 
* Is the US outsourcing its own destruction? (Aug. 2007)
 
* Western states, Canadian provinces form carbon-cutting pact (Aug. 2007)
 
* Is Earth destined to become a "hurricane planet?" (Aug. 2007)
 
* Court to Bush: quit suppressing climate assessments (Aug. 2007)
 
* Residual CO2 could stay in the atmosphere for 100,000 years (Aug. 2007)
 
* Rate of sea level rise seen doubling earlier estimates (Aug. 2007)
 
* Seeding the sky with aerosols could cause global drought (Aug. 2007)
 
* Scientists predict new warming spike in two years (Aug. 2007)
 
* Forests nine times more effective than biofuels in cutting CO2:study (Aug. 2007)
 
* Australian scientists discover missing "ocean current" link (Aug. 2007)
 
* UN: First half of 2007 sees increase in weather extremes (Aug. 2007); Trend continues during summer (Aug. 2007)
 
* Flooding displaces 200 million people in South Asia (Aug. 2007)
 
* Is the "missing carbon" hiding out in the tropical forests? (Aug. 2007)
 
* Low-level ozone buildup accelerates warming  (July, 2007)
 
* Geoengineering the climate -- an eternal treadmill (July, 2007)
 
* Scientists tie record British floods to greenhouse gases (July, 2007)
 
* Tibet warming faster than anywhere on earth (July, 2007)
 
* Top Generals and Admirals to Bush: Warming threatens US national security (April, 2007)
 
* China flood triggers invasion by 2 billion mice (July, 2007)
 
* Warming is drying out 6,000-year-old Arctic ponds (July, 2007)
 
* Thousands of Adelie penguins fall victim to warming  (July, 2007)
 
* Big coal fights back (July, 2007)