Climate change in the news (DISCCRS)

DISCCRSnews Digest, Vol 83, Issue 1 – October 7, 2014

The world is warming faster than we thought – New Scientist – October 5, 2014 – http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26317-the-world-is-warming-faster-than-we-thought.html#.VDMHfCiv1sQ

Past measurements may have missed massive ocean warming – Science – October 5, 2014 – http://news.sciencemag.org/climate/2014/10/past-measurements-may-have-missed-massive-ocean-warming

Scientists speed up analysis of human link to wild weather – Thomson Reuters Foundation – October 2, 2014 – http://www.trust.org/item/20141002110649-q0sm3/?source=fiOtherNews3

World falling behind 2020 plan for nature protection: UN – Reuters – October 6, 2014 – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/06/us-environment-biodiversity-idUSKCN0HV08Q20141006

Ditch U.N. temperature target for global warming, study says – Reuters – October 1, 2014 – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/01/us-climatechange-target-idUSKCN0HQ4N620141001

Global officials to issue communique warning of economic risk – Reuters – October 4, 2014 – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/04/imf-development-idUSL2N0RZ0IV20141004

‘Large firms may be overstating value of earnings by failing to prepare for impact of global warming’ – Business World – October 6, 2014 – http://www.independent.ie/business/world/large-firms-may-be-overstating-value-of-earnings-by-failing-to-prepare-for-impact-of-global-warming-30641946.html

Argonne researchers create more accurate model for greenhouse gases from peatlands – U.S. Department of Energy?s Argonne National Laboratory Press Release (via AAAS EurekAlert) – October 2, 2014 – http://www.anl.gov/articles/argonne-researchers-create-more-accurate-model-greenhouse-gases-peatlands

Canada launches world’s largest commercial carbon-capture project – Reuters – October 1, 2014 – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/01/canada-carboncapture-idUSL2N0RW1D620141001

Lack of ice forces some 35,000 walruses to chill on Alaska shore – Reuters – October 1, 2014 – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/02/us-usa-climatechange-walruses-idUSKCN0HR05520141002

    Related: Walrus mass on Alaska beach – in pictures – Guardian – October 1, 2014 – http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2014/oct/01/walrus-mass-on-alaska-beach-in-pictures

    Related: US reroutes flights around Alaska beach in attempt to avoid walrus stampede – Guardian – October 2, 2014 – http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/01/walrus-alaska-beach-trampled-death

Team advances understanding of the Greenland Ice Sheet?s meltwater channels – U.S. Department of Energy?s Los Alamos National Laboratory Press Release (via AAAS EurekAlert) – October 1, 2014 – http://www.lanl.gov/discover/news-release-archive/2014/October/10.01-greenlands-ice-sheets.php

Changing Antarctic waters could trigger steep rise in sea levels – Australian Research Council Press Release (via AAAS EurekAlert) – October 1, 2014 – https://www.climatescience.org.au/content/785-changing-antarctic-waters-could-trigger-steep-rise-sea-levels

Oceans Getting Hotter Than Anybody Realized – Climate Central – October 5, 2014 – http://www.climatecentral.org/oceans

Fish failing to adapt to rising carbon dioxide levels in ocean – Guardian – October 6, 2014 – http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/06/fish-failing-to-adapt-to-rising-carbon-dioxide-levels-in-ocean

London’s famous red phone box goes green and solar-powered – Thomson Reuters Foundation – October 1, 2014 – http://www.trust.org/item/20141001171721-aapou/?source=fiOtherNews3

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