Category Archives: Reprint

Polar bears of western Hudson Bay and climate change

By | July 24, 2007

Abstract Long-term warming of late spring (April–June) air temperatures has been proposed by Stirling et al. [Stirling, I., Lunn, N.J., Iacozza, J., 1999. Long-term trends in the population ecology of polar bears in western Hudson Bay in relation to climatic change. Arctic 52, 294–306] as the ‘‘ultimate’’ factor causing earlier sea-ice break-up around western Hudson Bay (WH) that… Read More »

An Interview with Nigel Calder On Climate Change

By | July 19, 2007

Forget the politics, if you can, and remember that, at the cutting edge of discovery, scientists are no more certain about what's really going on than men or women in the street. When a new finding is really surprising it falls outside the scope of existing curricula. There are neither textbooks nor highly trained people around, to be… Read More »

Global Warming – Is Carbon Dioxide Getting a Bad Rep?

By | July 19, 2007

With the prospect of climate change legislation that could cost American families up to $4,500 per year by 2015, and talk of using technology to sequester carbon through well drilling, which Michael Economides estimates could cost up to $7.2 trillion – or 60 times the current costs of drilling (Energy Tribune, June 2007) – it is ever more… Read More »

Why Has “Global Warming” Become Such A Passionate Subject?

By | November 30, 1999

The new IPCC Report (2007) states, on page 10, “Most observed increase in globally averaged temperatures since the mid-20th century is very likely due to the observed increase in anthropogenic greenhouse gas concentrations.” Their great effort in making progress in climate change science is certainly commended.