Climate Change Report Warns of Dramatically Warmer World This Century

“Warming Up to End Times:  What the coming apocalypse means for libraries”

“There is no longer any point in debating the reality of global warming (or, if you prefer to be politically correct, climate change). The handwriting is on the wall: 2012 was the hottest year on record and the polar ice caps are melting at an alarmingly fast rate. Then there’s the new research report from the University of Cambridge, which says that the thawing of the Arctic permafrost layer could trigger the release of billions of tons of methane into the atmosphere, accelerating the dire consequences of climate change.”

So writes Will Manley in “American Libraries”   Issue: November/December 2013

http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/article/warming-end-times

Will writes the column, “Will’s World” in each issue.

“Warming Up to End Times” reviews a  Work Bank sponsored report warning of consequences of 4 degree global warming:

http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2012/11/18/Climate-change-report-warns-dramatically-warmer-world-this-century

VerticalNews hosts 38 new science titles

 
 

"US NewsRx launches 38 new science titles - 30 Jul 2008

Publisher and international news organisation NewsRx, US, has launched 38 new science titles under its VerticalNews imprint. The new science titles will provide current news, scientific research, and developments on national defense, aerospace, agriculture, chemicals and chemistry, ecology, environment, conservation, energy, engineering, food science, farming, mining and minerals, nanotechnology, physics, robotics and machine learning, verterinary science, mathematics, and global warming.

Each of these new science titles will be available in print or online at www.VerticalNews.com. The titles offer readers both a broad overview and an insider’s knowledge, ensuring that readers stay on top of the science that is important to them. Titles include Defense & Aerospace Week; Agriculture Week; Journal of Farming; Chemical & Chemistry; Ecology, Environment & Conservation; Energy Weekly News; Journal of Engineering; Food Weekly News; Mathematics Week; Mining & Minerals; Nanotechnology Weekly; Physics Week; Robotics & Machine Learning; Veterinary Week; and The Business of Global Warming.

As part of this launch and to promote international understanding of climate-impacting issues, NewsRx is making an electronic version of its title The Business of Global Warming available at no charge for six months. The free subscription is available on the VerticalNews.com homepage.

Now with a portfolio of 194 titles, NewsRx claims to be one of the largest content companies in the world. Each month, over a million readers globally view and download NewsRx articles and publications online."

Source:  Knowledgespeak Newsletter, July 30th.