Links du Jour 13 March 2012

CLIMATE DISRUPTION:

Climate Central has a climate disruption ebook: Global Weirdness: Severe Storms, Deadly Heat Waves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas and the Weather of the Future. Overwrought? The title seems to push things a bit. Not a lot of takers so far. Anyone care to review it for us?

TEXAS, WILDFIRES:

Lost Pines may be lost, but the Bastrop State Park is open for business. I think it may be worth a photo safari.

ICE SHEETS

Exasperating Reuters item refers to a study showing greater vulnerability of the Greenland Ice Sheet than previously estimated. Press item does not name the PI or link to the publication. Planetark (which has dramatically improved its design and is no longer too ugly to read) has more. It identifies Andrei Ganapolsky of PIK as P.I., leading here.

LAKE ICE

Maribo on lake ice decline in the Great Lakes.

TAR SANDS

Rebecca C. Rooney, Suzanne E. Bayley, and David W. Schindler. Oil sands mining and reclamation cause massive loss of peatland and stored carbon in PNAS/a> further weakening the case for tar sands.

A couple of less recent items worthy of note:

AUSTRALIA AS HARBINGER

Rolling Stone: Climate Change and the End of Australia by Jeff Goodell

INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS

What U.N. climate talks agreed in Durban (Reuters, 11 Dec 2011)

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