Sea ice surrounding Antarctica reached a new record high extent this year, covering more of the southern oceans than it has since scientists began a long-term satellite record to map sea ice extent in the late 1970s. The upward trend in the Antarctic, however, is only about a third of the magnitude of the rapid […]
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas on Monday, unveiling a comprehensive plan for how the U.S. military will address the effects of climate change. Rising global temperatures, increasing sea levels and intensifying weather events will challenge global stability, he said, and could lead to food and water […]
Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have demolished claims by global warming activists that global warming caused or worsened many extreme weather events last year. According to NOAA’s new publication, Explaining Extremes of 2013 from a Climate Perspective, there is no discernible connection between global warming and 2013 extreme weather events such […]
THE PUBLIC are becoming ever more sceptical of climate change as they begin to ask ‘where is the global warming we were promised?’, a leading scientist has claimed. Read More: Dr Benny Peiser says public are more sceptical about climate change and global warming | Nature | News | Daily Express.
Protecting the infrastructure of American cities from the effects of climate change is rising on the agenda of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to a top agency official. Read More: US Homeland Security moves to tackle climate change risks | Reuters.
A study conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Washington has concluded that warmer sea and land temperatures along the Pacific coast in North America over the past 100 years are due to weak winds–and not due to human activities or “climate change.” The study was published Monday on the eve […]
Naturally occurring changes in winds, not human-caused climate change, are responsible for most of the warming on land and in the sea along the West Coast of North America over the last century, a study has found. Read More: West Coast warming linked to naturally occurring changes – LA Times.
Environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. lamented that there were no current laws on the books to punish global warming skeptics. . “I wish there were a law you could punish them with. I don’t think there is a law that you can punish those politicians under,” Kennedy told Climate Depot in a one-on-one interview […]
WASHINGTON –- The Obama administration plans to emphasize strongly its climate change efforts at next week’s United Nations climate summit in New York, officials said this week. “We are taking this summit seriously both to show the world that the U.S. is leading on climate change, and to call on other leaders to step […]
Satellite imagery reveals an area of about 20 million square kilometres covered by sea ice around the Antarctic continent. Read More: Extent of Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels, scientists say – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation.