A list of news and blog posts and other web items we stumbled upon in the past week…
- The countries most vulnerable to climate change, in 3 maps (The Washington Post) – maps assembled by Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index indicate the vulnerability of countries to climate change, and how ready they are to adapt to the change.
- The fiddling with temperature data is the biggest science scandal ever (The Telegraph) – Christopher Booker argues that the data presented to justify global-warming has been manipulated to the extent that it is the greatest science scandal of all time.
- Temperature data is not “the biggest scientific scandal ever” (ArsTechnica) – John Timmer’s response to Christopher Booker’s opinion piece (linked above) with links to further resources.
- Pakistan to move ICJ over India’s water aggression (The Nation) – discusses the move by Pakistan for international arbitration in order to stop India from building five hydropower projects on shared rivers.
- Drought-stricken California meets goal of cutting water use by 20% (The Guardian) – Californians met Gov. Jerry Brown’s plea to cut water use amongst an ever-worsening drought, which brought no measured rainfall to the city of San Francisco for the first time ever.
- Gogoi for sharing water with China (The Times of India)- discusses Chief minister Tarun Gogoi’s statement that water-sharing mechanisms for trans-boundary rivers should be employed.
Contributed by Shafik Islam and Molly Greer