Not The Weather Report
Climate change news for Monday 9th of April 2018
"A research team from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory tracked a rise in the warming effect of methane... the greenhouse effect from methane tracked the global pause in methane concentrations in the early 2000s and began to rise at the same time that the concentrations began to rise in 2007"
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"The sexual success of the rare and declining early spider orchid in Britain is imperilled by climate change, researchers have found. The orchid’s ruse only works if a female mining bee... has not emerged from hibernation"
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"Vietnam is finalising a plan that will impose CO2 caps on all sectors of the economy and possibly on individual major emitters, though it remains unclear if [it] will go for an emissions trading scheme or a carbon tax"
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"Seattle is trying to save its ambitious climate goals by curtailing car use... The city is facing a climate conundrum: It’s not ratcheting down carbon pollution from transportation fast enough to outrun a population boom."
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Article #2 photo by: By Shubert Ciencia - originally posted to Flickr as Power Plant (Tianjin, China), CC BY 2.0,
Article #3 photo by: Kevin Trenberth:
Article #4 photo by: Photo courtesy of Sovcomflot:
Article #5 photo by: By Presidencia de la República Mexicana - Inauguración de los Parques Ventika, CC BY 2.0,
Article #6 photo by: Hector Ruiz/Alamy Stock Photo:
Article #7 photo by: ABC News: Nick Harmsen: http://www.abc.net.au/
Article #8 photo by: By TomW712 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Article #9 photo by: ABC: Anna Salleh:
Article #11 photo by: Sudin Pal:
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