Expect Catastrophic Warming in Your Life-Time …

September 28, 2009By Andy RowellBlog Post

A 4 C rise and counting. By 2060. That is the message from the UK Met Office in a study prepared for the British Government. Unless there is a radical action on carbon emissions, a catastrophic four degree rise in centigrade (7.2 F) could happen in many people’s live-times. That is five decades before most … Read More

Climate Change “Affecting Poor Children”

April 29, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post 2 Comments

Now to the other side of our oil addiction. Climate change is already affecting the prospects for children in the world’s poorer countries, according to Unicef. The UN children’s agency says that increases in floods, droughts and insect-borne disease will all affect health, education and welfare. While richer societies can adjust, it says in a … Read More

Climate Change Could Devastate Crops

February 1, 2008By Andy RowellBlog Post

Climate change could cause severe crop losses in South Asia and southern Africa over the next twenty years, a study in the journal Science says. The findings suggest southern Africa could lose more than 30% of its main crop, maize, by 2030. In South Asia losses of many regional staples, such as rice, millet and … Read More