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New tool lets you see how much GHG is released in your area and its sources

From the European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), 16 December 2009

Scientists from the JRC Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) have made it possible to visualise the distribution of GHG emissions all over the world at local level through an add-on layer to Google Earth.

Their grid size is a tenth of a geographical degree of latitude by the same extension in longitude, or simplified, a circa 10 km x 10 km square, roughly the size of central… Continue

Added by Michael de Laine on December 16, 2009 at 13:00 — No Comments

#COP15 Canadian youth outraged at Canadian government lies about their future

From the Canadian Youth Delegation, 15 December 2009

Leaked documents have revealed a proposed secret framework that would weaken sectoral commitments laid out in the 2007 'Turning the Corner' plan, exposing the Canadian government's lack of intention to meet its national reduction target of 3% below 1990 levels by 2020, and to truly act on the climate problem.

Leaked documents revealed by Canadian public broadcaster CBC late last night have slashed hopes that the… Continue

Added by Michael de Laine on December 15, 2009 at 22:30 — No Comments

#COP15 Antarctic scientists warn that rapid changes in GHGs and ozone layer 'give cause fcor concern'

From the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, 25 November 2009

Although scientists studying Antarctica can estimate the impact of increased greenhouse gases and decreases in the ozone layer over the South Pole on the temperature, precipitation and sea ice in the region of the South Pole, they cannot say with confidence how the large ice sheets of Antarctic will respond. But they say in a new report that observed recent rapid changes give cause for concern – especially for… Continue

Added by Michael de Laine on December 14, 2009 at 21:36 — No Comments

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