The Heat Is Online

Climate News Updates: July -- December, 2009

 

* CIA, Pentagon begin planning for warming-driven security threats (Dec. 2009)
 
* Peat: the underacknowledged carbon "time bomb(Dec. 2009)

* 2010 projected to be hottest year on record   (Dec. 2009)                                  

* 2000-2009 on track for hottest decade on record   (Dec. 2009)

* DeBoer: E-mails undermine Copenhagen case  (Dec. 2009)
 
* IPCC affirms reality of man-made warming (Dec. 2009)

* CRU's Jones steps down amidst charges of scientific censorship  (Nov. 2009)

* Arctic sea ice found far more fragile than satellites indicated (Nov. 2009)

* Climate stresses triggers armed conflict in Kenya (Nov. 2009)

* The Lancet details health impacts of changing climate (Nov. 2009)

* Obama to pledge US emission cuts at Copenhagen meeting (Nov. 2009)

* Fox News promotes new film attacking "An Inconvenient Truth" (Nov. 2009)

*Copenhagen Diagosis: the climate is changing much faster than expected (Nov. 2009)

* WMO: greenhouse gases continue to rise exponentially    (Nov. 2009)

* Climate-driven crop shortages fuel African wars (Nov. 2009)

* Hacked e-mails reveal scientists' contempt for skeptics (Nov. 2009)

* Scientists: current trend leads to 6* C rise in temperatures (Nov. 2009)

* Epic rainfall swamps northern England (Nov. 2009)

* Acidifying oceans are absorbing less CO2 (Nov. 2009)

* Senate tables climate bill until 2010 (Nov. 2009)

* Increase in number of record high temperatures underscores warming (Nov. 2009)

* Worst drought in 40 years triggers blackouts in Ecuador (Nov. 2009)

* Investigative reporters track carbon lobby attacks on Copenhagen talks  (Nov. 2009)

* Climate changes jeopardize the health of billions of people (Nov. 2009)

* Study: 150 million climate refugees will cross borders by 2050 (Nov. 2009)

* Early storm drops 36 inches of snow on Colorado (Oct. 2009)

* UN  abandons hope for Copenhagen pact (Oct. 2009)  

* Head of Chamber of Commerce "not sure" warming is real (Oct. 2009)

* Scientists alarmed by "drastic changes" in the Arctic (Oct. 2009)

* US concerns about warming drop sharply  (Oct. 2009) /

* Industrial country emissions rise for seventh straight year (Oct. 2009)

* Arctic summer sea ice will vanish in a decade (Oct. 2009)

* Study: Over 100 countries must completely decarbonize by 2050 (Oct. 2009)

* Relentless drought brings severe hunger to 28 million people in Kenya (Oct. 2009)

* Back-to-Back Philippine floods leave 600 people dead (Oct. 2009)

* 15 million-year precedent finds CO2 sensitivity to be high (Oct. 2009)

* Flooding in south India leaves widespread food shortages (Oct. 2009)

*  Warming is driving caribou toward extinction (Oct. 2009)

* Extra weight from meltwater may trigger earthquakes (Sept. 2009)

* Six degree rise by 2100 is inevitable: UNEP (Sept. 2009)

* Earth has already passed three tipping points: study (Sept. 2009)

* Ice sheet meltdown found accelerating (Sept. 2009)

* Fossil fuel subsidies dwarf those for renewable (Sept. 2009)

* Methane found bubbling up from Arctic sea floor (Sept. 2009)

* Arctic geese skip winter migration as planet warms (Sept. 2009)

* World Bank pushes new coal plants despite its climate warnings (Sept. 2009)

* Stern: rich nations may have to stop economic growth (Sept. 2009)

* Researcher sees a decade of temporary cooling ahead (Sept. 2009) -- but the scientists at Realclimate.org disagree (May 2008)

* UN Chief: the world is heading toward a climate "abyss" (Sept. 2009)

* Arctic warmer than in 2000 years (Sept. 2009)

* Report declares "code red" for great barrier reef (Sept. 2009)

* Agents arrest nine in "cap and fraud" scheme (Aug. 2009)

*World's oceans hotter than at any time on record  (Aug. 2009)

* Carbon lobby barrages Congress with fake letters against climate bill (Aug. 2009)

* API plans bogus "citizen rallies" to fight US climate bill (Aug. 2009)

* Bangladesh capital swamped by 13 inches of rain in 12 hours (Aug. 2009)

* Exxon violates promise to stop funding climate skeptics  (July, 2009)

* Permafrost holds twice the CO2 of previous estimates (July, 2009)

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