Climate change in the media (DISCCRS)

DISCCRSnews Digest, Vol 85, Issue 1

NEWS

U.S., British data show 2014 could be hottest year on record – Reuters – November 27, 2014 – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/11/27/us-climatechange-heat-idUSKCN0JB1EM20141127

Unmanned underwater vehicle provides first 3-D images of underside of Antarctic sea ice – NSF Press Release 14-158 – November 24, 2014 – http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=133444&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Climate change adaptation comes of age in UN talks – Thomson Reuters Foundation – December 1, 2014 – http://www.trust.org/item/20141130235939-temvr/?source=fiOtherNews2

UN climate talks open with hopes for deal, warning time short – Reuters – December 1, 2014 – http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/01/us-climatechange-lima-idUSKCN0JF37320141201

Climate change impacts heat up UN talks in Lima – Associated Press – December 1, 2014 – http://bigstory.ap.org/article/6f53a4cb473649dcadd34a53d932df23/clock-ticking-un-climate-talks-resume-lima

US and China’s emission cuts may not be enough – New Scientist – November 19, 2014 – http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429965.000-us-and-chinas-emission-cuts-may-not-be-enough.html#.VH0Eayiv1sQ

US and China Pledge New Goals On Climate Change (+Audio) – Think Out Loud – Oregon Public Broadcasting – November 12, 2014 – Guest Ron Mitchell – http://www.opb.org/radio/programs/thinkoutloud/segment/us-and-china-pledge-new-goals-on-climate-change/

Politics, not severe weather, drive global-warming views – Michigan State University Press Release – December 1, 2014 – http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2014/politics-not-severe-weather-drive-global-warming-views/

Geoengineering the planet: first experiments take shape – New Scientist – November 27, 2014 – http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429974.000-geoengineering-the-planet-first-experiments-take-shape.html#.VH0EWSiv1sQ
Related: Resorting to geoengineering to tackle climate change would be an admission of failure, UK scientists say. – Climate News Network – November 29, 2014 – http://www.climatenewsnetwork.net/geoengineering-could-worsen-climate-change/

Warming world spells trouble for growing and ageing populations – Climate News Network – November 28, 2014 – http://www.climatenewsnetwork.net/12084/

Most of Earth’s carbon may be hidden in the planet’s inner core, new model suggests – University of Michigan Press Release (via AAAS EurekAlert)- December 1, 2014 – http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-12/uom-moe120114.php

Weather satellite data hack and outage: Why this matters for forecasting – Washington Post – November 12, 2014 – http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/11/12/weather-satellite-data-hack-and-outage-why-this-matters-for-forecasting/

Robot subs find Antarctic sea ice thicker than expected – New Scientist – November 24, 2014 – http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26606-robot-subs-find-antarctic-sea-ice-thicker-than-expected.html#.VH0EYSiv1sQ

Researchers crack the ice to study the Arctic marine food web – NSF Science Nation – November 17, 2014 – http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/seaicealgae.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

The emergence of modern sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean, 2.6 million years ago – Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate Press Release – November 28, 2014 – https://cage.uit.no/news/emergence-modern-sea-ice-arctic-ocean-26-million-years-ago/

Loss of Arctic sea ice to doom polar bears by 2075 – New Scientist – November 26, 2014 – http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26620-loss-of-arctic-sea-ice-to-doom-polar-bears-by-2075.html#.VH0EXSiv1sQ

FORUM

The Chinese scientific revolution aims to tackle climate change – Climate Consensus – the 97% blog (Guardian) – November 28, 2014 – By John Abraham – http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2014/nov/28/chinese-scientific-revolution-tackle-climate-change

China, America and Our Warming Planet – New York Times – November 11, 2014 – By John Kerry – http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/12/opinion/john-kerry-our-historic-agreement-with-china-on-climate-change.html?_r=0

Behind the Numbers: China-U.S. Climate Announcement’s Implications for China?s Development Pathway – World Bank Blog – November 25, 2014 – By Xueman Wang – http://blogs.worldbank.org/climatechange/behind-numbers-china-us-climate-announcements-implications-china-s-development-pathway

Brazil’s epic water crisis a global wake-up call – Thomson Reuters Foundation – November 24, 2014 – By Kevin Allison and Antony Currie – http://www.trust.org/item/20141124162353-nw9xm/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=AlertNet%20Expresso%20Nov%2025%202014&utm_content=

Extreme El Nino weather stunted growth of Peruvian children – Thomson Reuters Foundation – November 25, 2014 – http://www.trust.org/item/20141125005848-67bs9/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=AlertNet%20Expresso%20Nov%2025%202014&utm_content=

Atmospheric Trust Litigation — Can We Sue Ourselves Over Climate Change? – Forbes – November 23, 2014 – By James Conca – http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2014/11/23/atmospheric-trust-litigation-can-we-sue-ourselves-over-climate-change/

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