Global Warming

Japanese Satellite Will Monitor Global Warming – Go-Sat

January 20, 2009 / 1 Comment

Japan's space agency will send a global warming monitoring satellite into space this week. The satellite will monitor greenhouse gases and help in the fight against climate change. There's a chance of success for the first half of the mission; the second half is a non starter. The satellite will orbit the Earth every two hours and collect new climate data every ...

The Karola Glacier + Map of Tibet

January 18, 2009 / No Comments

A couple of foreign tourists can be seen walking along the Karola Glacier - 5,560 meters high, situated on the boundary between Nargarze and Gyangze Counties of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Here's the Karola Glacier. Here are the pics. We don't know what the glacier looks like, or how far it extends during its peak. Is it smaller now because of global ...

Where is Global Warming When You Want it? Midwest Drops to -40

January 14, 2009 / No Comments

Temperatures have dipped to Arctic levels in Minneapolis. A snowstorm followed. People died from exposure. Even Kansas (you're not in Kansas anymore) and Missouri dropped to single digits (-15Cish). At one place, Hallock, wind chill was -58 below. I have been in the bitter cold before, changed a tire at -25C and saw ice sculptures in Northern China at the same ...

15 Deadly Effects of Global Warming: A Catastrophe in the Making?

January 13, 2009 / 2 Comments

There is a point beyond which you cannot trample with the mightily patient Mother earth. She has taken everything that has been thrown at her and has tried to balance the planet and keep it up and running by making tiny adjustments and giving us gentle jolts once in a while. But when the planet that you call home is ...

Japan Meteorological Agency Adds to Global Warming Statistics

December 18, 2008 / No Comments

The Japan Meteorological Agency has some new global warming statistics. According to the agency, the pace of global warming appears to be slowing. "The average temperature in the world in 2008 registering a rise of 0.2 degree Celsius compared with the average rise between 1971 and 2000." Even so, it was the 10th largest margin of increase from benchmark average ...

Shivers Down Your Spine: Melting Ice Caps Welcome Tourists to Antarctica

December 15, 2008 / No Comments

The very fact that 46,000 cruise ship passengers have been able to make their way to Antarctica - places which would have been inaccessible 20 years ago, are good examples of the effects of global warming at the South Pole. While the world still argues about how real or unreal the threat of global warming is, the effects though are giving ...

Venice Faces Worst Flooding in Two Decades – Climate Change Blamed

December 4, 2008 / 1 Comment

When the Earth fights back, it ain't pretty. What could be worse than too much snow on Mt. Everest? How about too much water in Venice? Venice is suffering from its worst flooding in 22 years. In the Renaissance city water stood more than 1.5 meter deep. Authorities worried that the sea lapping at the lagoon city would rise to ...

Lifejackets to Rescue the Polar Bears from melting ice!

November 19, 2008 / No Comments

There is absolutely no doubt that carbon emissions caused by excessive use of fossil fuel and our callous cutting of trees have caused global warming to creep up to such dangerous levels that it is causing a serious threat to the polar ice caps and all the animals that reside in the cold paradise. Polar Bears have been stranded on melting ...

Not Evil Just Wrong Documentary Goes After Gore and Inconvenient Truth

November 17, 2008 / No Comments

Not Evil Just Wrong Documentary is pledging to do to Al Gore and his Inconvenient Truth what Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 did for George W Bush. You all can yell at me later, but I totally believe in free speech, open and honest discussion. Watch out as I attempt to take a leap into the Prop 8 arena here. When ...

Sydney Beaches to be Eroded by Rising Sea Levels

November 6, 2008 / 2 Comments

If the rising sea levels continue to be at the present rate or higher, then by 2050 the much loved coastline of Sydney could all be but gone. Scientists say that with the rate of global warming and the rise in sea level associated with it, the sea levels in Sydney are expected to rise with a minimum of 40 ...