Weakening Sun would hardly slow global warming

Press release by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: 03/10/2010 Weakening Sun would hardly slow global warming A new Grand Minimum of solar activity would decrease the rise of global mean temperature caused by human greenhouse gas emissions only marginally. A new modelling study by researchers of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, published online today in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, finds a temperature offset of … Read more Weakening Sun would hardly slow global warming

“Global Sustainability – A Nobel Cause”

I haven’t read the book, as it isn’t out yet, but it looks worthwhile, even if Angela Merkel wrote the preface and maybe because Ian McEwan wrote the prologue (both of which you can read online): Joint Press Release by Cambridge University Press and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) 02/08/2010 New book rises to the global sustainability challenge In the wake of the Copenhagen climate conference, … Read more “Global Sustainability – A Nobel Cause”

History of a Haitian Holocaust

Here are the opening parts of a very forceful piece on Haiti & the US — very useful reading at this point of time, when we are inundated by self- congratulatory news about US help for Haiti. You can read the rest of Greg Palast’s piece here, on the OEN – OpenEd News website. The map showing the air route from Iceland to Haiti is there, because it would … Read more History of a Haitian Holocaust