N&O August 24, 2006 Opinion Facing the prospect of rapid warming WILLIAM H. SCHLESINGER DURHAM – Fossil trees in Antarctica show us that climate has changed greatly in the past. Suppose the current warming is just part of a longer trend that we can’t do anything about? It is worth looking …
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A Ruinous Approach to Climate Change – News and Observer Oped by Jim Warren
News & Observer Point of View: Published May 25, 2006 Saved by nuclear power? No Jim Warren DURHAM – (The nuclear industry’s) hoax has persuaded some people who should know better that nuclear power is a realistic and indeed an indispensable solution to climate change. — Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain …
Air Pollution Linked to DNA Fragmentation of Human Sperm – Human Reproduction
Thanks to Dr. Zell McGee for providing the overview of this study. “Episodic Air Pollution is Associated with Increased DNA Fragmentation in Human Sperm Without Other Changes in Semen Quality,” was published in Human Reproduction in 2005 by Rubes, J., Selevan, S.G., et al. Exposure to intermittent air pollution may …
300 Groups Reject Nuclear Energy as a Global Warming Solution – News Release by NC WARN and Partner Organizations
U.S. Public Interest Research Group * Public Citizen * Sierra Club * Greenpeace * Nuclear Information and Resource Service * Friends of the Earth For Immediate Release: Contact: Erica Hartman, Public Citizen (202) 454-5174 Michael Mariotte, NIRS (202) 328-0002 June 16, 2005 …
Preparing North Carolina for Climate Changes – News Release by NC WARN
UPDATE SEPT. 2009: State govt. still has done little on this front. Representative Pricey Harrison 57th District North Carolina General Assembly For Immediate Release May 3, 2005 Contact on the bill: Representative Pricey Harrison, (919) 733-5771 On the studies: NC WARN, Jim Warren (919) 416-5077 Studies show likelihood of increasingly violent weather …
Synopsis of Recent Scientific Findings on Global Warming – A Statement by NC WARN
Despite a well-funded public relations offensive by polluting industries, by 2001 scientific consensus was solid: Rising global temperatures are primarily caused by burning fossil fuels. Since then, evidence is mounting that 1) global warming is advancing rapidly; 2) rising temperatures are driving extreme weather; 3) the rate of warming is accelerating at a disturbing pace; and 4) we are rapidly approaching a point of no return.
Saving Energy to Slow Global Warming – Jim Warren’s Letter to Greensboro News & Record
As your excellent article (“Your 100-year forecast,” Jan. 30) reflected, despite naysayers like author Michael Crichton, there is broad scientific consensus that global warming is occurring much faster than expected and that the rate is accelerating. Severe impacts are being felt in many places, and climate experts express growing concern about potential “tipping points” and runaway warming.
Weather Gone Haywire – Associated Press
The article below preceded the rash of storms devastating the U.S. west coast and this weekend’s massive storm lashing northern Europe with winds over 100mph that closed airports, bridges and nuclear plants.
Fact Sheet: The Alarming Truth About Global Warming – NC WARN, 2004
A summary of the science and the consequences for North Carolina and the rest of the planet.
NC’s Disappearing Coast – The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Observer Sunday, May 9, 2004 North Carolina’s disappearing coast JACK BETTS RALEIGH – RALEIGH — North Carolina’s coast is disappearing. Each year, rising sea level gently floods more land in Eastern North Carolina as faraway glaciers melt. And every so often, relentless northeasters and ferocious hurricanes come along, pounding …