Posts Tagged ‘ United States ’

Bits and pieces 10: Global Warming in Pictures

Mar 26th, 2012 | By
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J.C.Moore: Science is about using observation and reason to understand the physical world. Some people are suspicious of computer models and theories; so here is some of the the basic data in pictures and graphs. Ice core data gives a good picture of what has happened to the Earth in the last several ice ages. Please

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Climate change gets left out in the cold

Nov 8th, 2011 | By
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Sunday Morning Herald: Amid the bullishness about Asia’s economic future, and the potential for Australia to benefit, there’s a nasty downside risk that can’t be ignored – climate change. With more than half the world’s population, Asia has more at stake than any other region. It has become the largest contributor to the global increase

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Chinese Sceptics See Global Warming As US Conspiracy

Oct 10th, 2011 | By
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The Sydney Morning Herald: BEIJING: It’s not only Western leaders like Julia Gillard and Barack Obama who face fierce resistance from climate sceptics as they try to lay out policies to tackle global warming. In China, where carbon emissions have surged despite tough government constraints and targets, President Hu Jintao is having to stare down

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Answering a call to lead in Pakistan

Aug 11th, 2011 | By




Boston: Since leaving Pakistan nearly two decades ago to study engineering at MIT, Adil Najam has taught at some of Boston’s best universities, served on the international climate council that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, and made a comfortable suburban life with his wife and three children in Boxborough. But this past weekend, Najam

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Mountain countries of the world

Aug 1st, 2011 | By




North Africa Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia. Southern and East Africa Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Congo Democratic Republic, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Central and West Africa Cameroon, Chad, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone. North America Canada, United States. Latin America Argentina, Bolivia,

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A future that’s not nuclear

Aug 1st, 2011 | By




Deccan Herald: At a time when the anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are fast approaching in early August, it is right that questions be asked of the nuclear industry. Happenings in Japan have led many to contemplate if we as a species should continue with our nuclear experimentations, notes Colin Todhunter

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