Thursday, February 07, 2013

University of Michigan to host town hall on climate change
About 100 climate change experts from the Midwest will gather at the University of Michigan for a National Climate Assessment town hall.
Kia Becomes Carbon Neutral In New Zealand | Scoop News
Fast-growing car company, Kia Motors, is taking active measures in New Zealand to reduce its carbon footprint.  [If they actually believe that CO2 threatens to kill our grandchildren, why don't they just quit building fossil-fueled vehicles?]
Ray Duckler: Gore’s message on future resonates with Concord crowd, despite Al Jazeera controversy | Concord Monitor
[Gore]  A computer ... won the international chess championships  [When did that happen?]
Navajo, Hopi tribes struggle without water in U.S. Southwest cold snap | Reuters
PHOENIX, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Thousands of Navajo tribal members in the U.S. Southwest face a public health emergency, having struggled without drinking water for weeks after a long cold snap shattered pipes across the largest U.S. Indian reservation, Navajo officials said on Wednesday.
"Northern Arizona is no stranger to cold weather during the winter, but unfortunately in recent months we have seen some exceptionally cold weather," Brewer's spokesman, Matthew Benson, said on Wednesday.
Frigid temps blamed for fish deaths | Arizona
That cold snap a few weeks ago didn’t just kill off tender plants. Thousands of tropical fish in Tempe Town lake also perished. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports.

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