"Climate News Roundup"
Earth nears tipping point on climate change – Christian Science Monitor. A fine article on Hansen’s recent study. Quotable quote: “What should be the target for mugging old ladies? You want to minimize the number, regardless.”
Public concern over climate change jumps-survey – Reuters. Factoid: “Although up 7 percent in six months, still only 13 percent of United States citizens … see climate change as one of their biggest worries.”
Europe Moves to Make Big Polluters Pay for Emissions – N.Y. Times. Europe is working to fix its problem-plagued carbon-permit trading program: “We are considering auctioning up to 100 percent of credits.”