Monday, November 26, 2012

Global warming may rob emperor penguins of their resting place - Sci/Tech - DNA
Researchers tracking the behaviour of emperor penguins have found fresh reason to be worried about global warming — emperor penguins use sea ice to rest as they forage.
Sept. 2012: Antarctic Sea Ice Sets Another Record - Forbes

Record Snowfall in Regina, Saskatchewan
“Huge, almost Paul Bunyan-like snowfalls.”

David Phillips, senior climatologist with Environment Canada, said he was shocked to see that the 55 to 60 centimetres (about 23½ inches) of snow that has fallen on Regina this month has already surpassed all of last winter’s total of 52 cm.

With a week left in November, Regina has already broken the monthly record of 53.7 cm set in 1941.
Is Doha the worst place in the world for a climate change summit ... or possibly the best? - Telegraph
Qatar also owns the forthright satellite TV station Al-Jazeera, which has attracted a growing audience, and is a powerful tool for changing attitudes.

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