The Heat Is Online

Climate News Updates -- January - June, 2009

* Report: climate shocks could generate1 billion refugees by 2050 (June, 2009)

* Carbon Emissions to Increase 40 percent in 20 years: EIA (May, 2009)

* Climate Disruptions Will Swamp Aid Efforts in Seven Years -- Oxfam (April, 2009)

* Stern issues alarming new climate warning (March, 2009)

* Scientists: "Abrupt and irreversible shifts" increasingly likely (June, 2009)

* Nobel panel: six years to avert "unmanageable climate risks" (May, 2009)

* Warming-driven food shortages could crash civilization (April, 2009)

* Temperatures seen doubling earlier projections by 2100 (May, 2009)

* Warming may turn forests  from CO2 sinks to sources (April, 2009)

* Scientists: temperatures will overshoot safe warming range (April, 2009)

* Antarctica's largest ice shelf disintegrates  (April, 2009)

* Scientists: oceans will rise as much as three meters (March, 2009)

* Acidification found thinning shells of sea animals (March, 2009)

* Climate Crisis spawns more than 2,000 lobbyists (March, 2009)


* Scientists see climate impacts lasting 1,000 years (Jan. 2009)