Today's climate and energy headlines:
- 2013 On Track to be Seventh Warmest Year Since 1850
- Energy bills row threatens investor confidence, business warns
- MP Richard Drax upsets neighbours by pushing through plans for huge solar farm
- Europe cannot afford to give up climate leadership - report
- Emissions of CO2 driving rapid oceans 'acid trip'
- Nick Clegg: UK faces major energy problem
- Global carbon market 'toolbox' in sight at U.N. climate talks
- Take corporate lobbying 'out of the shadows', says new report
- Global warming since 1997 more than twice as fast as previously estimated, new study shows
- Weather, Climate, and the Economy: Explaining Risk Perceptions of Global Warming
- Coverage bias in the HadCRUT4 temperature series and its impact on recent temperature trends
Climate & energy news:.
The Confederation of British Industry’s President has said “overly
simplistic statements” and “politicians playing the blame game”
over rising energy bills are harming investor
A Tory MP who has opposed public subsidies for green energy is
being accused of hypocrisy for pushing through plans for Britain’s
third-largest solar farm.
Germany’s refusal to implement tougher car efficiency standards
will harm the EU’s economic and political standing, a new report
New research by the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
states with “very high confidence” that increasing acidification is
caused by human activities which are adding 24 million tonnes of
carbon dioxide to oceans every day. The findings are to be
presented to policymakers at the international negotiations in
Warsaw this week.
The Deputy Prime Minster says two-thirds of the UK’s power
generation infrastructure needs to be replaced.
Negotiators appear to be laying the foundations for a global
carbon market at the UNFCCC’s meeting in Warsaw.
Climate & energy comment:.
A number of studies from groups including Greenpeace, Harvard
Business School and the United Nations Framework Convention on
Climate Change (UNFCCC) identify corporate influence as a major
stumbling block to the international climate
A new paper published in The Quarterly Journal of the Royal
Meteorological Society finds that the global surface warming since
1997 has happened more than twice as fast as the Met Office’s
New climate science:.
New research examines how individuals’ socio-economic background
and political orientations affect public perceptions of global
A reanalysis of the Met Office’s temperature data to account for
parts of the world where measurements are thin on the ground
suggests the recent slowdown in surface warming isn’t as much as
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