Sunday, 30 October 2011

Skeptic's Own Study Finds Climate Change Real, but says Scientists Should be More Critical

By: Seth Borenstein, Winnipeg Free Press - 10/30/2011
WASHINGTON - A prominent physicist and skeptic of global warming spent two years trying to find out if mainstream climate scientists were wrong. In the end, he determined they were right: Details here.

Leave the Rake, Take the Shovel: 3M Powerless After Pre-Halloween Snow Surprises Northeast

By Associated Press, October 30
SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — When winter’s white mixes with autumn’s orange and gold, nature gets ugly. Details here.

Governments Must Plan for Migration in Response to Climate Change, Researchers Say

ScienceDaily (Oct. 27, 2011) — Governments around the world must be prepared for mass migrations caused by rising global temperatures or face the possibility of calamitous results, Details here.
This was the scene at Lake St. Martin First Nation in Manitoba early this year as residents prepared to flee a long, hard flood season. MIKE.DEAL@FREEPRESS.MB.CA Enlarge Image

Yukon Delivers a Plug of Mercury in Response to a Changing Climate

Oct. 25, 2011 The Daily Climate - By Douglas Fischer
Thawing permafrost and industrial pollution are fingered as culprits. Details here.

Michael Moore on Occupy Wall Street