|Climate change predicted to drive North American trees northward The most extensive and detailed study to date of 130 North American tree species concludes that expected climate change this century could shift their ranges northward by hundreds of kilometers and shrink the ranges by more than half. |
ScienceDaily.com, Monday 3 December 2007
|Publication: Climate Action for a Low Carbon Economy A new book launched today in Bali is set to serve as key reading for businesses, governments and NGOs looking for a way to reduce their carbon emissions.
UNEP, Monday 3 December 2007
|Bali Climate conference: United Nations Climate Change Conference, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia The Conference, hosted by the Government of Indonesia, brings together representatives of over 180 countries together with observers from intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations, and the media. The two week period includes the sessions of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, its subsidiary bodies as well as the Meeting of the Parties of the Kyoto Protocol. A ministerial segment in the second week will conclude the Conference. |
UNCCC, Saturday 1 December 2007
|Climate Assessment: What's Next? Future international scientific climate change assessments should be faster, more integrated, and more directly linked to policy questions. |
Sciencemag AAAS, Frank Raes, Rob Swart, Friday 30 November 2007
|EEA Report: Greenhouse gas emission trends and projections in Europe 2007 The latest projections from pre-2004 EU Member States (EU-15) show that the EU-15 can meet, and may even overachieve, its 2008–2012 Kyoto target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 8 % below 1990 levels if Member States implement now all additional policies being planned. |
European Environment Agency (EEA), Tuesday 27 November 2007
|Article CcSP Adaptation Project in Science: Disaster Management, Confronting Disaster Losses The focus within the climate debate has been on mitigation strategies, in particular on the reduction of CO2-emissions. Scientist are now warning us to also prepare for the impacts of extreme weather. This view is put forward by VU scientist Laurens Bouwer in an article in Science magazine with the title Confronting Disaster Losses. In this paper the authors call on policymakers and scientist to pay more attention to risk reduction.
VU Amsterdam, Saturday 17 November 2007
|Healthy Cities, local environmental action and climate change Healthy Cities, local environmental action and climate change |
ISI Web of Knowledge, Wednesday 14 November 2007
|Arctic Ocean Circulation Does An About-Face A team of NASA and university scientists has detected an ongoing reversal in Arctic Ocean circulation triggered by atmospheric circulation changes that vary on decade-long time scales. The results suggest not all the large changes seen in Arctic climate in recent years are a result of long-term trends associated with global warming.
Wednesday 14 November 2007
|New booklet: Climate changes Dutch water management A new booklet shows how the Netherlands is striving to remain climate-proof. It provides ideas and contacts to support efforts to this end. |
CPWC, Friday 26 October 2007
|Symposium Hot places - Cool spaces In het Felix Meritis gebouw in Amsterdam heeft op 25 en 26 Oktober het Symposium klimaatverandering en de hitte in de stad plaatsgehad, georganiseerd door KvR. Door de relatieve onbekendheid van dit onderwerp in Nederland, werd zeer aandachtig geluisterd naar thema's als de effecten van stadshitte op de gezondheid, beleidsmatige problemen en oplossingsrichtingen in de stadssamenlevingen van Londen en in enkele Duitse steden. |
Klimaat voor Ruimte Onderzoeksprogramma, Thursday 25 October 2007