Wednesday, September 04, 2013


Grist’s David Roberts: A Hot Light on Warming Planet Goes Stone-Cold | The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media
[Cue violins] Smart lad, to slip betimes away
From fields where glory does not stay
Scientists call for overhaul of UN 'blockbuster' climate reports | Environment |
"I think myself that the IPCC has outgrown its usefulness in the way in which it does things," said Kevin Trenberth, a climate scientist at the National Centre for Atmospheric Research in Colorado.
The scientists said the science on the causes of climate change and its global effects was already well-established.
Environmental debt and the new spirit of low-carbon pioneering – climate action highlights and climate impacts in August 2013 | Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC
a recent report by analysts from the Deutsche Bank says that 75% of the global solar market will soon need little or no subsidy.
Marshall Islands President would rather drown than abandon country
in a stark reminder of the threat facing the islands, the ceremony was forced to start an hour late, due to unseasonably rough weather which meant that that plans for the leaders to arrive on a fleet of traditional Micronesian outrigger canoes had to be abandoned.

Leaders and delegates were taken on a tour of the islands, where the effect of climate change, including damage caused by storm surges and droughts, are immediately visible.

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