Tuesday, September 03, 2013


EU's Oettinger: keep fracking options open, don't overdo climate - Reuters News - Point Carbon
COLOGNE, Germany, Sept 3 (Reuters) - The European Union should not dismiss gas fracking technology that has boosted the United States, nor unilaterally overexpose itself to climate protection efforts, European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Tuesday.
Last-minute winter frost gives Downs crops a "hammering" | Ipswich Queensland Times
SOME Western Downs chickpea farmers have lost more than half their crop to recent frosts.
Climate change can save New York - Salon.com
A new study suggests that rising temperatures can alter the course of future hurricanes away from the East Coast
'Climate scientists too easily jump on conclusions'
[German climate researcher Hans von Storch] That's exactly the point that I don't like: that in the end we lose our credibility. For outsiders it always looks a bit like us climate scientists jump to any explanation that doesn't go against our basic assumption - that CO2 is behind global warming. I do believe that this basic assumption is right, but it could also be that there are other factors we've underestimated so far.

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