>Climate Change: State of denial

>by Fred PearceNew Scientist (November 04 2006)Kevin Trenberth reckons he is a marked man. He has argued that last year's devastating Atlantic hurricane season, which spawned hurricane Katrina, was linked to global warming. For the many politicians and minority of scientists who insist there is no evidence for any such link, Trenberth's views are unacceptable … Continue reading >Climate Change: State of denial

>The Economics of Climate Change (third of three posts)

>Stern Review: Executive Summary (Part 3 of 3) Adaptation policy is crucial for dealing with the unavoidable impacts of climate change, but it has been under-emphasised in many countries.Adaptation is the only response available for the impacts that will occur over the next several decades before mitigation measures can have an effect.Unlike mitigation, adaptation will … Continue reading >The Economics of Climate Change (third of three posts)

>The Economics of Climate Change (second of three posts)

>Stern Review: Executive Summary (Part 2 of 3) Emissions have been, and continue to be, driven by economic growth; yet stabilisation of greenhouse-gas concentrations in the atmosphere is feasible and consistent with continued growth.Carbon dioxide emissions per head have been strongly correlated with GDP per head. As a result, since 1850, North America and Europe … Continue reading >The Economics of Climate Change (second of three posts)

>The Economics of Climate Change (first of three posts)

>Stern Review: Executive Summary_____The following is the first (of three) installments of the Executive Summary of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change that we edited into text format from the original PDF document posted by BBC.co.uk on October 30 2006.Although technically detailed, I decided to make it available for future reference on … Continue reading >The Economics of Climate Change (first of three posts)

>Climate Change 101: Overview

>by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change (2006)Edited from a PDF document by The Pew Center on Global Climate Change, a non-profit, nonpartisan, independent organization dedicated to providing credible information, straight answers, and innovative solutions in the effort to address global climate change.IntroductionThe science is clear: climate change is happening, and it is linked … Continue reading >Climate Change 101: Overview

>The year the world woke up

>Climate change in 2006The public, politicians and industry have all shown significant signs that tackling global warming is on the agenda after scientific studies showed the pace of change gathering speed.by John VidalThe Guardian (December 20 2006)Not before time, the west awoke in 2006 to the vast economic, political and social implications of climate change … Continue reading >The year the world woke up

>What are you going to do now, Israel?

>When There's No One Left to Blameby Virginia Tilley - Johannesburg, South AfricaCounterPunch.Org (December 15 2006)Now that three small boys have been killed by assassins' bullets, and a Hamas judge dragged from his car and murdered, perhaps you are pleased. The Palestinians are finally succumbing to your plots, you think. The long-planned bottle has finally … Continue reading >What are you going to do now, Israel?