TOP STORIES 1.11.13

OPINION

KC Star Ed – The costly ignorance of climate change

Wapo Eugene Robinson Column – Hot enough for you?

NYT Oped – Douglas P. Nowacek  – Global Warming in the Short and Long Terms

Huffpo Oped – Bill McKibben – Idle No More — Think Occupy, But With Deep Deep Roots 

WSJ Oped – Larry Harris – Sandy Relief by the (Remarkable) Numbers 

CSM Oped – Paul Boudreaux – The beauty of a carbon tax – and its exemption for the poor 

Salon Oped – David Sirota – Your weatherman probably denies global warming 

U.S. NEWS

Guardian – Drought-damaged states face poor outlook as dry weather persists

Delaware News Journal – Committee wants public to consider expanding disclosure rules for selling properties vulnerable to sea-level rise

WSJ – Natural Gas Export Fight Heats Up

The Hill – Sen. Boxer adds climate change post to environment committee staff

LAT – EPA cites Shell Arctic drilling rigs for air emissions violations

LAT – Scientific research increasingly fueled by prize money

Daily Democrat – Calif. hits a renewable energy milestone

SA Business Journal – Google invests in renewable energy in Texas

INT’L NEWS

NYT – Heat, Flood or Icy Cold, Extreme Weather Rages Worldwide

Wapo – Australia braces for more blistering heat after record busting spell

NYT – A Bit of Relief on Food Prices

Reuters – China’s carbon intensity falls over 3.5 percent in 2012

Guardian – Met Office hits back at ‘inaccuracies’ in James Delingpole article

BBC – UN: Rising mercury emissions increase risk to humans

AP – Global Mercury Pollution In Oceans Top Layer Doubled In Last Century, Says U.N. Environment Agency

Bloomberg – World Bank Focuses on Climate Change in Hunt For Fresh Strategy

Guardian – Stranded killer whales break free from Hudson Bay ice

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