L’à-Côté de l’Actu (26 décembre) Biggest Political Gaffes Of 2011 (VIDEOS, PHOTOS) Red panda becomes surprise house guest in China. Is The Extreme Weather This Year Due To Climate Change? It Is "Virtually Certain" That Climate Change is Causing More Extreme Weather/CC BY 2.0 The New York Times is usually circumspect about climate change, but Justin Gillis writes an article that is if not quite unequivocal, is pretty close to coming out and blaming the extreme weather events of the past year on climate change.
He is also suggests we may never know for sure, because the government is essentially shutting down the scientific study of it. Scientists say they could, in theory, do a much better job of answering the question “Did global warming have anything to do with it?” NASA: Climate Change May Flip 40% of Earth's Major Ecosystems This Century. By Climate Guest Contributor on December 26, 2011 at 1:00 pm "NASA: Climate Change May Flip 40% of Earth’s Major Ecosystems This Century" by Rolf Schuttenhelm, cross-posted from Bits of Science The results of studies that try to quantify the effects of climate change on biodiversity loss — which include damage to the micro scale level of subspecies and genetic variation — are perhaps most shocking.
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