Tuesday, April 05, 2011

CTV Montreal - Ozone layer faces record loss over Arctic - CTV News
GENEVA — The depletion of the ozone layer shielding Earth from damaging ultraviolet rays has reached an unprecedented low over the Arctic this spring because of harmful chemicals and a cold winter, the UN weather agency said Tuesday.
PM won't deny Rudd's ETS revelation
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has refused to reveal if she urged her predecessor Kevin Rudd to kill off his government's emissions trading scheme.
Hypothermia Ruled as Man's Cause of Death - KiiiTV3.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend
CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - The medical examiner's office has ruled that a man's death in early February was due to the freezing temperatures. 52-year old David Ramos was a homeless man who was last seen alive early in the evening of February 5th, when temperatures hit a record low of 27 degrees in the city.
U.N. climate-change chief hopes Japan will stick to CO2 cut pledge | TckTckTck | Join the Race to the Future!
The head of the U.N. climate change agency voiced hope Monday that Japan will keep its commitment to combat global warming, including a pledge to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 from the 1990 level, despite the ongoing nuclear crisis in Fukushima Prefecture.
What Could We Have Done To Stop The Horrific Weather Of 1900? | Real Science
1900 was an extreme weather year. Forest fires burned up huge areas of the Pacific Northwest, the upper midwest, New England and elsewhere. Australia was having a disastrous drought. A hurricane destroyed Galveston, killing most of the people who lived there. We should have been able to prevent all this.

CO2 levels in 1900 were very low at 296 ppm, so mitigating CO2 wouldn’t have helped. Raising taxes might have fixed the problem, or they could have taken it one step further and started mass human sacrifice – the solution top Aztec scientists came up with.

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Japan? CO2 Commitments?
They bailed on renewing Kyoto last year.
And the UN Climate Chief doesn't know this?
She's got the Keystone Cops beat by a mile.