Sunday, November 04, 2012

Nepal -  Govt frets as donors divert funds to climate change
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The increasing trend of the use of Official Development Assistance (ODA) by donor agencies for climate change activities has worried the government.
‘Eco-Taxes’ Planned for a Second Obama Term? | RedState
The issue of Climate Change has been a no-show in the 2012 election cycle; one would think that ManBearPig had been named an endangered species. But a two-year study commisioned by Barack Obama’s Treasury Department will recommend ways to “green” the tax code by using it to craft disincentives for creating carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
Climate expert predicts more cyclones - The Times of India
BANGALORE: Wondering why there is untimely rain and unpredictable weather? Global warming is resulting in increase of temperature over land and sea. As temperature goes up, pressure goes down and a pressure gradient develops between the ocean and the land mass. The net result is that the number of cyclones will go up. Cyclone intensity may vary but the count will be more. Climate change specialist and a consultant for the World Bank, Prof MB Rajegowda at the University of Agricultural Sciences, explains the changing monsoon pattern vis-a-vis global warming.
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