Thursday, October 17, 2013


Coal executive turned climate change activist fights for seat on BHP board | Business |
Dunlop, who will fly to London for the meeting, told Guardian Australia that shareholders were “curious” about his bid..."You simply can’t do business in a world with 4C of warming. Shareholder value will go down the tubes"
National parks being hit hard by nitrogen-based air pollution - NBC
By that estimate, 17 to 25 parks will be overloaded with nitrogen by 2050. Even if fuel-based emissions were completely eliminated, 14 national parks will exceed the critical nitrogen levels at that time.
International Carbon Offsets in EU climate legislation – Time to say good-bye? - Carbon Market Watch
Although the use of international offset credits in Europe’s climate legislation was originally intended to make mitigation action cheaper, the European Commission has concluded in its report “The state of the European carbon market in 2012” that offset credits have actually undermined domestic mitigation action.
Climate Change to Cost East Asia 5.3% of GDP, ADB Study Says (1) - Businessweek
Current projections suggest that regional mean temperatures in 2090 will be 3.8 to 5.2 degrees Celsius higher than the 1961-1990 average, according to the report.

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