UN talks must lay path to new climate deal - experts - AlertNet
"After super hurricane Sandy and prolonged drought in the U.S., and more intense and frequent natural disasters in different countries and continents this year, I think developed countries will agree in Doha for a second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol, to cut back their emissions to help stabilise the global temperature regime," Quamrul Chowdhury, a lead negotiator for the group of Least Developed Countries (LDCs), told AlertNet.[Another pathetic attempt to influence COP18?]: “Iowa Climate Statement” signed by 138 [junk] scientists (AUDIO)
A group of Iowa scientists says this year’s drought is a “teachable moment” about the economic and environmental impact of climate change.Little change in global drought over the past 60 years : Nature : Nature Publishing Group
An “Iowa Climate Statement” was released today by 138 scientists who work at 27 colleges and universities in the state.