Posts Tagged ‘global warming’

Worse, Worst and Worsest News About Global Warming

by Mark Kneubuhl – (December 3, 2012)  In Al Gore’s 2006 documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, climate change scenarios seemed to be about as bad as one could imagine.  But shortly after its publication, science tempered Gore’s worst case scenario... Read more

Half of The Great Barrier Reef’s Coral Lost

Posted by Newsbyrd Staff – (October 15, 2012)  In just 27 years – a mere moment on our planet’s life-clock, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral cover; an area equal to the size of Germany.... Read more

Ice Sheets Will Disappear Ahead of Schedule

by Joe Cofino – (October 11, 2012)  One of the world’s foremost climate scientists has warned that vulnerable island states may need to consider evacuating their populations within a decade due to a much faster than anticipated melting of... Read more

Ignoring the Science: Fox vs Global Warming

Compiled by Newsbyrd Staff – (October 1, 2012) Science is defined as a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths. By definition, science cannot be bias, but occasionally there is room for the... Read more

The Discovery of Global Warming

Posted by Newsbyrd Staff – (August 20, 2012)  This excerpt is from The Discovery of Global Warming, by Spencer R. Weart (Harvard University Press, 2008). It is an epic story: the struggle of thousands of men and women over the... Read more

The Imperative Science and The Inconvenient Truth

by Mark Kneubuhl – (August 18, 2012)   In an October, 2007 Op-ed, columnist George Will essentially stated that global warming is no big deal, talking about the “gradual” difficulty it poses for some species, but also a greater... Read more

Life Finds a Way

By Carl Safina – (Editor’s note: With rising sea temperatures, acidification, pollution and other negative human impacts, marine scientists, in general, give our planet’s coral reefs little chance of survival. Some predict as little as 30 years. In a... Read more

Bringing The Heat

Source: New America Foundation – (July 31, 2012) It’s been nearly impossible to ignore the record-setting heat baking the U.S. this summer. Triple-digit temperatures have roasted residents across the country, and the severe drought that’s plaguing more than half... Read more

Global Warming: A Hot and Cold Topic

Compiled by Newsbyrd Staff – (June 30, 2012)  Hardly more than a decade ago, one could find healthy debate -on both sides, concerning man-made global warming.  Even science had questions about the link between humans and long-term rising temperatures. ... Read more

Is Mitt Romney Pandering For Votes?

Compiled by Newsbyrd Staff – (June 27, 2012)  Mitt Romney’s overall position on the environment is the perfect case study for opponents of the two-party political system. It is also why many are skeptical of his real beliefs, even... Read more