Saturday, October 26, 2013


Russell Brand takes on the crisis of civilisation. But what now? | Nafeez Ahmed | Environment |
Celebrity comedian's critics miss the point on urgent need for 'revolution' to avert planetary extinction - yet question is still how
The US and UK stalemate on climate change illustrates the impasse continually reached at international climate change negotiations, which have consistently failed. It is a stalemate that is fundamentally irrational. Cutting edge research looking at the complex interconnections between planetary ecosystems suggests we are on track to see as much as an 8C rise in global average temperatures by 2100 - but even half that would create a near uninhabitable planet facing collapse of the oceans, world crop yields dropping by almost half, and over 4.8 billion people experiencing water scarcity.
Frost damage cuts 50 million boxes from Chile’s exports - Produce Retailer
NEW ORLEANS — Chilean winter fruit exports to the world will be off substantially in the coming season because of the worst frost in more than 80 years.
Chemistry's climate of scepticism | Chemistry World
Could it be that chemists are somehow more prone to climate scepticism than other scientists? I believe there is reason to think so
Pacific Islanders too fatalistic about climate change | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia
Yes, people tend to construct sea walls basically.

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