New threat from plankton in the Arabian Sea

Sewage and factory waste from cities like Mumbai and Karachi is nurturing a kind plankton that stifles organisms eaten by fish. http://scroll.in/article/683461/Fisheries-on-India’s-west-coast-face-a-new-threat-from-plankton-in-the-Arabian-Sea

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Climate change Update on 1 April 2014

1. UN report on Climate change: Regional impact
The IPCC report relased on 31 March, 2014 point out that Climate change would soon severly affect the world’s regions.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/global-warming/UN-report-on-Climate-change-Regional-impact/articleshow/33016097.cms

2. Mangrove forests fight climate change impacts: Experts tell regional symposium
The two-day symposium, “Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative”, drawing representatives from vulnerable coastal communities from Asian countries, aims to share knowledge for practical solutions to tackle complex coastal issues.
http://www.thedailystar.net/city/mangrove-forests-fight-climate-change-impacts-18172

3. Indians are consuming imported GM-processed food: A parliamentary panel has found out that although India doesn’t allow commercial cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops but Indians may well be consuming GM processed food- knowingly or un-knowingly.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/32878970.cms

Climate Change News Updates: 11 December, 2013

Climate Change News Updates: 11 December, 2013

1. Climate Change Opens the Arctic to Drilling, Militarization: http://progressive.org/climate-change-is-opening-the-arctic-to-drilling-militarization?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+progressivefeed+(The+Progressive+Main+Feed)

2. Three Ways U.S.-China Conflict Is Helping on Climate Change: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2013/12/131210-us-china-conflict-climate-change/

3. Climate Change May Send State Butterflies North: http://chestertownspy.com/2013/12/10/climate-change-may-send-state-butterflies-north/

4. Experts urge climate change alleviation: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2013%5C12%5C11%5Cstory_11-12-2013_pg7_10

5. Exploring climate change: http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=Exploring+climate+change&NewsID=399205

6. Climate Change Affects Ultrasonic Bat Signals For Better, Worse: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/climate-change-will-affect-ultrasonic-bat-signals/

7. China’s climate adaptation bill hits £20bn in 20 years: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2318250/chinas-climate-adaptation-bill-hits-gbp20bn-in-20-years

8. ‘Great uncertainty about how climate change will affect us’: http://www.independent.ie/business/farming/great-uncertainty-about-how-climate-change-will-affect-us-29822593.html

9. Fracking support from government climate change adviser: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25327695

10. Catastrophe bonds touted in climate change fight: http://www.ecns.cn/business/2013/12-11/92184.shtml

Climate Change News Updates: 10 December, 2013

Climate Change News Updates: 10 December, 2013

1. ‘Climate change is like Y2k!’ – Oz senator: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/12/10/climate_change_is_like_y2k_oz_senator/

2. China ‘poorly prepared’ for climate change: http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90882/8479793.html

3. Former WTO Official: Washington’s Climate Change Standard for Coal Port Approvals Violates Int’l Treaties: http://www.nwdailymarker.com/2013/12/report-former-wto-official-washingtons-climate-change-standard-coal-port-approvals-violates-intl-treaties/

4. Climate Change and Socialism – Mike Treen: http://www.socialistproject.ca/bullet/907.php

5. Obama’s failures on climate change: http://blogs.redding.com/dcraig/archives/2013/12/obamas-failures.html

6. Evaluating Social and Ecological Vulnerability of Coral Reef Fisheries to Climate Change:  http://www.thefishsite.com/articles/1779/evaluating-social-and-ecological-vulnerability-of-coral-reef-fisheries-to-climate-change

7. Climate change hits bamboo production in India: http://www.eco-business.com/news/climate-change-hits-bamboo-production-india/

8. Climate change threatens Northern American turtle habitat: http://www.thealmagest.com/climate-change-threatens-northern-american-turtle-habitat/6253

9. Climate Change and Sustainability: Case Studies: http://www.kpmg.com/global/en/topics/climate-change-sustainability-services/case-studies/pages/default.aspx

10. Children learn about climate change: http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/salisbury/salisburynews/10866617.Children_learn_about_climate_change/

11. Surat to share how it tackled floods: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/surat/Surat-to-share-how-it-tackled-floods/articleshow/27182336.cms

Climate Change News Updates: 7 December, 2013

Climate Change News Updates: 7 December, 2013

1. Canada’s Timber Industry May Be Rebounding, But For How Long?: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/12/06/3033721/canada-timber-climate-change-deforestation/

2. Climate Change And Tourism: http://www.7newsbelize.com/sstory.php?nid=27278

3. Ecosocialist panel on climate change strategies: http://climateandcapitalism.com/2013/12/06/ecosocialist-panel-climate-change/

4. Taiwan and the UN Climate Change Framework: http://thediplomat.com/2013/12/taiwan-and-the-un-climate-change-framework/

5. Pinning Down Aerosols to Shed Light on Visibility, Clouds, Climate Change: http://www.technology.org/2013/12/06/pinning-aerosols-shed-light-visibility-clouds-climate-change/

6. The Climate Post: Report Warns of Sudden Climate Change Impacts: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tim-profeta/the-climate-post-report-w_b_4397948.html

7. German Scientists Warn Of Coming Cool Period – Eh, It’s Probably “Climate Change”: http://beforeitsnews.com/opinion-conservative/2013/12/german-scientists-warn-of-coming-cool-period-eh-its-probably-climate-change-2767282.html

8. The (IN)Sanity of Climate Change: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/davidgoldstein/the-insanity-of-climate-c_b_4393750.html

9. Pollution, low levels plague Great Lakes: Climate change to worsen the woes: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=226234