Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Climate change will mean more malnourished children, experts warn | Global development |
climate change could reduce yields worldwide by 5-25% [by 2050]
[CO2 is such an effective yield-killer that maize production only quadrupled since the 1960s] | Worldwatch Institute
Overall, rice and wheat production have tripled since the 1960s, and maize production has quadrupled, despite global acreage of these crops increasing by only 35 percent...Between 1960 and 2010, annual global grain production increased from 643 million tons to 2.2 billion tons
Twitter / kuminaidoo: Can a song save the world? ...
Can a song save the world? Maybe this one can.
Wind farms in Africa will save British lives, says Minister - Telegraph
Climate change: The UK will “pay the price in British lives” if the Government fails to spend money helping poor countries deal with climate change, according to Greg Barker, the Environment Minister.
Twitter / RogerPielkeJr: Bottom line of new tornado ...
Bottom line of new tornado paper: "there has been a sharp decline in tornado damage...corresponds with a decline in" reported big tornadoes
Summer snow storm at Falls Creek Australia
It is officially the fifth day of summer, but it snowed overnight at the Falls Creek ski resort, in Victoria’s north-east.

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