Climate change in the news (DISCCRS)

DISCCRS News – October 21, 2014 (Nancy Rose)

NEWS

2014 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication Bestowed Upon Dr. Jane Lubchenco – Climate One – October 16, 2014 – https://climate-one.org/content/2014-stephen-schneider-award-jane-lubchenco

1934 drought was worst of the last millennium, study finds – American Geophysical Union Press Release – October 14, 2014 – http://news.agu.org/press-release/1934-drought-was-worst-of-the-last-millennium-study-finds/

7 Underwater Surprises Exposed in Dried Out California Lakes – Mashable – October 16, 2014 – http://mashable.com/2014/10/16/7-underwater-secrets-found-in-dried-out-california-lakes/

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record – Associated Press – October 20, 2014 – http://bigstory.ap.org/article/079ed0ae0f5049019ea25d8e1897c81e/another-month-another-global-heat-record-broken

IPCC corrects claim suggesting climate change would be good for the economy – Guardian – October 17, 2014 – http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/17/ipcc-corrects-claim-suggesting-climate-change-would-be-good-for-the-economy

Ocean Acidification: Federal Response Under Way, but Actions Needed to Understand and Address Potential Impacts – U.S. Government Accountability Office Press Release – October 14, 2014 – http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-736

Will we still be swimming in the sea in 2100? – New Scientist – October 15, 2014 – http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429914.100-will-we-still-be-swimming-in-the-sea-in-2100.html#.VEWUOCiv1sQ

Ice loss sends Alaskan temperatures soaring – Climate News Network – October 17, 2014 – http://www.climatenewsnetwork.net/2014/10/ice-loss-sends-alaskan-temperatures-soaring/

U.S. Takes Charge of Efforts to Cope with a Fast-Changing Arctic – ClimateWire (via Scientific American) – October 20, 2014 – http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/u-s-takes-charge-of-efforts-to-cope-with-a-fast-changing-arctic/

Cutting Global Warming Pollution Just Business as Usual at Some Major Companies – ClimateWire (via Scientific American) – October 17, 2014 – http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/cutting-global-warming-pollution-just-business-as-usual-at-some-major-companies/

Veteran green says emissions aren?t the only danger – Climate News Network – October 16, 2014 – http://www.climatenewsnetwork.net/2014/10/veteran-green-says-emissions-arent-the-only-danger/

Climate Change Takes Center Stage on Instagram – Climate Central – October 17, 2014 – http://www.climatecentral.org/news/climate-change-instagram-photography-18190

FORUM

Teaching argumentation in introductory climate, energy, and water courses – Science Education Solutions, Inc. – October 12, 2014 – http://disccrs.org/newsletter/ScienceEdSolutionsInc.pdf

Explanation of the Predicted Geoscience Workforce Shortage – American Geoscience Institute – Geoscience Currents #93 – October 16, 2014 – http://www.americangeosciences.org/workforce/currents/explanation-predicted-geoscience-workforce-shortage

REUTERS SUMMIT-G20 host Australia stumbling block to global climate change action – Reuters – October 17, 2014 – By Jane Wardell – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/17/climatechange-summit-australia-g20-reute-idUSL3N0S42QV20141017

    Related: REUTERS SUMMIT-Can an oil and gas superpower lead on climate change? – Reuters – October 17, 2014 – By Valerie Volcovici and Ayesha Rascoe – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/17/climatechange-summit-oil-policy-idUSL2N0S933V20141017

    Related: REUTERS SUMMIT-Pollution and scarce resources key green issues for firms – Reuters – October 17, 2014 – By Nina Chestney – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/17/climatechange-summit-ambienta-reuters-su-idUSL6N0SB11S20141017

    Related: REUTERS SUMMIT-Lax emissions reporting makes green firms hard to find in emerging markets – Reuters – October 17, 2014 – By Himank Sharma and Sumeet Chatterjee – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/17/climatechange-summit-emerging-idUSL3N0SB2UU20141017

Are we there yet? Scientists prepare for change of epoch – Reuters – October 17, 2014 – By Emma Anderson – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/17/uk-science-world-epoch-idUSKCN0I61YS20141017

No silver bullet to tackle building emissions: CBRE – Reuters – October 17, 2014 – By Valerie Volcovici – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/17/us-climatechange-summit-realestate-idUSKCN0I531120141017

Rising sea levels aren’t a scientific threat ? it’s happening outside my window – Guardian – October 16, 2014 – By James Woodford – http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/16/rising-sea-levels-isnt-a-scientific-threat-its-happening-outside-my-window

What Universities Can Do About Climate Change – Huffington Post – September 24, 2014 – By Drew Gilpin Faust and John L. Hennessy – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/drew-gilpin-faust/post_8366_b_5871214.html

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