Wednesday 25 April 2012
Criminal charges laid over Deep Horizon disasterNew Zealand Herald | 25 Apr 2012
A BP engineer intentionally deleted more than 300 text messages saying the company's efforts to control the Gulf of Mexico oil spill were failing, and that the amount of oil leaking was far more than what the company reported, the...
Geophysicists employ novel method to identify sources of global sea level riseEurekAlert | 25 Apr 2012
As the Earth's climate warms, a melting ice sheet produces a distinct pattern of sea level change known as its sea level fingerprint. Now, a group of geophysicists from the University of Toronto, Harvard and Rutgers Universities have found a way to identify the sea level fingerprint left by a particular ice sheet, and possibly enable a more precise estimate of its impact on global sea levels.
Climate risks to fisheries may hike African hungertrust.org | 25 Apr 2012
Climate change threatens to reduce catches from fisheries and worsen hunger among some of sub-Saharan Africas poorest people, who rely on fish as a major source of protein and earnings, according to new research from the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).
Fewer storms forecast for 2012 Atlantic hurricane seasonReuters | 25 Apr 2012
MIAMI (Reuters) - The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season is projected to be less active than in recent years with 11 tropical storms, six of which will intensify into hurricanes, U.S. private forecaster Weather Services International said on Wednesday.
Ocean driving Antarctic ice lossBBC | 25 Apr 2012
Most of the ice being lost from Antarctica is going as a result of warm water eating the fringes of the continent, a new study confirms.
Geoff Keey: Fact, fantasy and the Ross Sea (opinion)New Zealand Herald | 25 Apr 2012
Last week Gareth Morgan went Fishing for Facts in the Ross Sea and found mostly fantasy, and this week again misunderstood our proposal (Extreme Green risks Ross Sea own goal). Thus, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) finds itself responding to misinformed criticism of our campaign as well as the science that backs it up.
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