Tag Archive for 'International Panel on Climate Change'

Renewable energy use not reducing fossil energy use by same amount

March 23rd, 2012 by University of Oregon

Technology alone won’t help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says University of Oregon sociologist Richard York. In the paper, Do alternative energy sources displace fossil fuels? published in the journal Nature Climate Change, York argues for a shift in political and economic policies to embrace the concept that continued growth in energy […]

Climate change threatens world’s cloud forests

March 20th, 2012 by ARC CofE for Environmental Decisions

Many of the world’s rarest and richest forests – its high-altitude cloud forests – could be all-but obliterated by 2080 due to the combined impact of man-made climate change and habitat destruction. Writing in the journal Nature Climate Change an international scientific team has warned of the near-total loss of one of the world’s most […]