Ken Caldeira

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Name: Ken Caldeira
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Climate-change investment should focus on retiring coal

To be most effective, major investments to limit global warming should focus on retiring coal-fired power plants (and/or sequestering emissions). That's according to 64% of participants in the latest Vision Prize poll of expert opinion. (Disclosure: environmentalresearchweb ... [Published Environmental Research Web - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Meat Production Responsible for Climate Change

US - Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock, according to a study published in Climactic Change.The research finds that livestock emissions are on the rise and that beef cattle are responsible for far ... [Published The Meat Site - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Study: Beef impacts the environment more than poultry, pork

Two new studies looking at the beef industry show that it might be better for the environment to try white meat instead.A study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that in the United States, it takes 28 ... [Published The Week Magazine - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Here's How Much Your Diet Of Choice Kills The Environment

Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production have increased by more than 50 percent over the past 50 years and are set to zoom higher as the developing world consumes more meat, finds a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Study: Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry

WASHINGTON - Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.Compared with the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases per ... [Published ABC15.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

LETTERS: Fracking poses environmental, health threats

Simon Lomax’s preposterous commentary in favor of fracking in Nevada accuses the Center for Biological Diversity of not using science in the dispute against hydraulic fracturing (“Science no concern of Center for Biological Diversity,” July 7 Review-Journal). ... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

The wind turbine rises: Is high-altitude the future of wind energy?

By  Zachary Davies Boren of  Energy DeskLast month, we examined the nascent sector of  Wave and Tidal Energy . In the second feature in an Energydesk series, we look at High-Altitude Wind Energy, a potential reserve second in size only to sun radiati ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Amount of CO2 in The Air Has Hit A New Record And Scientists Are Worried (That They Will Be Found Out)

Think Progress has published it latest scare story about global warming " The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Reached A New Record, And Scientists Are Worried ." The Truth is that the only thing these scientists should be worried about is ignoring ... [Published YID With LID - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Reached A New Record, And Scientists Are Worried

CREDIT: shutterstock On Monday, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii told Climate Central that June would be be the third month in a row where, for the entire month, average levels of ... [Published Think Progress - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] (Carnegie Institution 2010-03) Carbon Emissions ‘Outsourced’ to Developing Countries

[ http://carnegiescience.edu/news/carbon_emissions_outsourced_developing_countries ] (... links deleted ...) Carbon Emissions 'Outsourced' to Developing Countries Monday, March 8, 2010[122]See videoA [123]new study by scientists at the Carnegie ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Change: Don't Wait Until You Can Feel It

Despite overwhelming scientific evidence for the impending dangers of human-made climate change, policy decisions leading to substantial emissions reduction have been slow. New work from Carnegie's Katharine Ricke and Ken Caldeira focuses on the intersection ... [Published Science Daily - Apr 25 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Thursday Idiocy on Friday: Here Is the Last Time I Noted the Existence of Roger Pielke, Jr.

Joe Romm:N.Y. Times and Elisabeth Rosenthal Face Credibility Siege over Unbalanced Climate Coverage|ThinkProgress: "Dr. Robert J. Brulle of Drexel University,whom the NYT itself quoted last year as “an expert on environmental communications,” emailed ... [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 28 2014]

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"that tasty hamburger is the real culprit" Dr Caldeira said
...Pigs only accounted for five percent, and goats four percent. The largest increases were in the Congo, Oman, and the Central African Republic. "more and more of the developing world is adopting the bad habits of the developed world" Ken Caldeira, ecologist and co-author of the study, told the Times
"That tasty hamburger is the real culprit," Caldeira said. "it might be better for the environment if we all became vegetarians, but a lot of improvement could come from eating pork or chicken instead of beef"

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Climate-change investment should focus on retir... [Published Environmental Research Web - 2 hours ago]
Meat Production Responsible for Climate Change [Published The Meat Site - 8 hours ago]
Study: Beef impacts the environment more than p... [Published The Week Magazine - 17 hours ago]
Here's How Much Your Diet Of Choice Kills The E... [Published Business Insider - Jul 22 2014]
Eat Less Beef and Cut Down on Carbon Emissions [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 22 2014]
Giving up beef will be more beneficial to plane... [Published Times of India - Jul 22 2014]
Climate scientists have a beef with beef [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 22 2014]
Climate scientists have a beef with beef [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 22 2014]
Study: Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry [Published ABC15.com - Jul 21 2014]
Climate: Meat turns up the heat [Published PhysOrg.com - Jul 21 2014]
LETTERS: Fracking poses environmental, health t... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Jul 20 2014]
The wind turbine rises: Is high-altitude the fu... [Published Greenpeace USA - Jul 02 2014]
Amount of CO2 in The Air Has Hit A New Record A... [Published YID With LID - Jul 01 2014]
The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Re... [Published Think Progress - Jul 01 2014]
[tt] (Carnegie Institution 2010-03) Carbon Emis... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 16 2014]
James Hansen is worried about CO2, but realisti... [Published Atomic Insights - May 02 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, April ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 28 2014]
Climate Change: Don't Wait Until You Can Feel It [Published Science Daily - Apr 25 2014]
More than 100 scientists and economists call fo... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 07 2014]
Thursday Idiocy on Friday: Here Is the Last Tim... [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 28 2014]
Thursday Idiocy on Friday: Here Is the Last Tim... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Mar 28 2014]
Scientists Sound the Alarm on Global Warming, B... [Published TIME.com - Mar 18 2014]
Climate change:Politics, academia and the media [Published fairplanet - Feb 13 2014]
Greens Still See Red on Nuclear Power [Published SeekerBlog - Feb 04 2014]
Science Fiction Novel "Paradigm" Helping Scienc... [Published PRWeb - Jan 31 2014]
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, January ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jan 27 2014]
Climate Change "Alarmists" For Nuclear Power [Published REASON Online - Nov 05 2013]
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Amount of CO2 in The Air Has Hit A New Record A... [Published YID With LID - Jul 01 2014]
Think Progress has published it latest scare story about global warming " The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Reached A New Record, And Scientists Are Worried ." The Truth is that the only thing these scientists should be worried about is ignoring ...
The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Re... [Published Think Progress - Jul 01 2014]
CREDIT: shutterstock On Monday, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii told Climate Central that June would be be the third month in a row where, for the entire month, average levels of ...
[tt] (Carnegie Institution 2010-03) Carbon Emis... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 16 2014]
[ http://carnegiescience.edu/news/carbon_emissions_outsourced_developing_countries ] (... links deleted ...) Carbon Emissions 'Outsourced' to Developing Countries Monday, March 8, 2010[122]See videoA [123]new study by scientists at the Carnegie ...
James Hansen is worried about CO2, but realisti... [Published Atomic Insights - May 02 2014]
Dr. James Hansen is perhaps the world’s most famous and stubbornly insistent climate change activists. He bases his concerns on several decades worth of intensive research. During part of his career, he served as the director of a large laboratory at ...
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, April ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 28 2014]
(featured image taken from here ) This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Information Overload is Pattern RecognitionApril 27, ...
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