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Global Warming and Warm Weather: Connected?

It was expected to reach into the 70s today in New York City. Cherry blossoms were blooming in Washington, D.C. Is there a connection between the January heat wave that is sweeping the East Coast and man-made global warming?

Bill Blakemore (ABC News | 7 Jan 2007)

March in January! Or Is It Mayday?

Never has good weather felt so bad. Never have flowers inspired so much fear. Never has the warm caress of a sunbeam seemed so ominous. The weather is sublime, its glorious, its the end of the world.

Joel Achenbach (The Washington Post | 7 Jan 2007)

Cities, Towns Step Up Global Warming Fight

Frustrated with the federal response to global warming, hundreds of cities, suburbs, and rural communities across the United States are taking bold steps to slash their energy consumption and reduce emissions of the pollutants that cause climate change.

Stephanie Simon (The Boston Globe | 3 Jan 2007)

Report: Big Money Confusing Public on Global Warming

A new report details what it calls an enormously successful disinformation campaign by ExxonMobil that used tobacco-industry tactics to fund groups who cast doubts and deceive the public on the scientific consensus regarding global warming.

Clayton Sandell (ABC News | 3 Jan 2007)

Australia Warming Faster Than World

The seriousness of Australia's environmental problems was underlined Wednesday with the release of data showing that the country appears to be experiencing the effects of global warming more deeply than other parts of the world.

Virginia Marsh (The Financial Times | 3 Jan 2007)

Norway Will Pay for Travel Pollution

Norway will offset the greenhouse gases caused by state employees flights abroad by buying emissions quotas to help combat global warming. Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg announced the plan in the annual New Years address to the nation.

Aftenposten (Aftenposten | 2 Jan 2007)

Ancient Ice Shelf Breaks Free from Canadian Arctic

A giant ice shelf the size of 11,000 football fields has snapped free from Canadas Arctic, scientists said.

Associated Press (Associated Press | 29 Dec 2006)

U.S. Wants Polar Bears on Endangered List

The Bush administration has decided to propose listing the polar bear as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, putting the U.S. government on record as saying that global warming could drive one of the worlds most recognizable animals out of existence.

Juliet Eilperin (The Washington Post | 27 Dec 2006)

And the Color of the Year Is ...

I know that you should never generalize about global warming from your own weather, but as a longtime resident of Washington, D.C., it's hard not to, considering that it's been so balmy this winter season I'm half expecting the cherry blossoms to come out for Christmas.

Thomas L. Friedman (The New York Times | 23 Dec 2006)

Boston Plans to Go ‘Green’ on Large Building Projects

Boston plans to amend its building code to require that all large-scale private construction be "green."

Katie Zezima (The New York Times | 20 Dec 2006)

Penguins Offer Evidence of Global Warming

The first Adelie penguin chicks of the season -- black fluffballs small enough to hold in the hand -- started hatching this month, and the simple fact that there are more of them in the south and fewer of them further north is a sign of global warming, scientists say.

Deborah Zabarenko (Reuters | 18 Dec 2006)

An Inconvenient Truth DVD's Available for Teachers via Participate.Net

Laurie David, a producer of An Inconvenient Truth, announced today that 50,000 DVDs of the acclaimed documentary will be donated on a first come, first serve basis to teachers across the country interested in using the film as a teaching tool in classrooms via ( | 18 Dec 2006)

Polar Bear Population 'Falling Fast'

Polar bears living in the arctic region are suffering dramatic population declines, conservation group WWF has claimed. ( | 16 Dec 2006)

PG&E to Let Customers Help with Global Warming

Concerned about your contribution to global warming? Now you can clean up your mess. In what is believed to be the first such effort by a major utility in the United States, Pacific Gas & Electric won approval Thursday to launch a program that will tell customers — house by house and business by business — how much carbon dioxide they emit every month, and then allow them to offset it to become carbon neutral.

Paul Rogers (Inside Bay Area | 15 Dec 2006)

Need a Kleenex? You Won't Find One at Rice University

If youre looking for a Kleenex on the Rice University campus in the near future, youll be out of luck.

Kevin Moran (Houston Chronicle | 15 Dec 2006)

Oceans May Rise Over 4 1/2 Feet by 2100

The worlds oceans may rise up to 140 cms (4 ft 7 in) by 2100 due to global warming, a faster than expected increase that could threaten low-lying coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, a researcher said on Thursday.

Alister Doyle (Reuters | 14 Dec 2006)

Britain Sets Sights on "Zero Carbon" Homes

Britain set out plans on Wednesday to help tackle global warming by making all new housing zero carbon within a decade.

Jeremy Lovell (Reuters | 14 Dec 2006)

2006: Drought, Floods, and Broken Records

The Australian Alps had the thinnest and shortest snow season since at least 1982. Planet Earth had its sixth hottest year on record and a deluge of severe record-breaking weather, according to a new report.

Anna Salleh (ABC News | 14 Dec 2006)

Wall Street Eyes Heart of Darkness: Global Warming

The topic of the conference was climate change and the rhetoric was sobering, haunted by scientific projections of a roasted world for our children and a looming environmental disaster of Biblical proportions.

Peter Bohan (Reuters | 13 Dec 2006)

2006 Warmest Year in Netherlands in 300 Years

DE BILT, Netherlands - This year is on track to be the warmest in the Netherlands since temperatures were first measured in 1706, the Dutch meteorological institute KNMI said on Tuesday, linking the record with global warming.

Anna Mudeva (Reuters | 13 Dec 2006)

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