11th May - Today's News: Atmopsheric CO2 Hits 400ppm

Carbon dioxide at NOAA's Mauna Loa Observatory reached new milestone: tops 400 parts per million - cue lots of blog posts about why is it so cold then .......  Now ceases to astound me how many people think global CO2 levels are the only thing that affects local weather!

Climate change shifts migrating birds' wintering grounds - they're staying further north.  

And it's a no-win situation for agricultural expansion in the Amazon.  Deforestation reduces rainfall, increases temps and means a reduction in crop yields?  Well there's a surprise!


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