COP16 http://www.kplu.org en Ocean acidification: Global warming's evil twin http://www.kplu.org/post/ocean-acidification-global-warmings-evil-twin <p>The focus of attention at the U.N. climate summit in Cancun, Mexico is global warming caused by too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But there’s another impact of high carbon levels that poses a whole different set of problems: it makes the ocean more acidic.</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-939838.MP3</p> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 16:40:15 +0000 Liam Moriarty 331 at http://www.kplu.org Ocean acidification: Global warming's evil twin The kids are all right http://www.kplu.org/post/kids-are-all-right <p>A pair of college students from Seattle are among the members of the American Youth Delegation at the U.N. climate summit in Cancun, Mexico. They’re allowed to attend some of the negotiations, but the young people say they have a moral right to have a greater say.</p><p>When I met with Ian Siadak and Lauren Ressler, they came across as smart, articulate and well-informed. They’re also a little ticked off. Thu, 09 Dec 2010 13:19:51 +0000 Liam Moriarty 320 at http://www.kplu.org The kids are all right West Coast states offer a different vision in Cancun http://www.kplu.org/post/west-coast-states-offer-different-vision-cancun <P>A year ago, the United Nations’ climate conference in Copenhagen failed to produce an international agreement on limiting greenhouse gases. Now, delegates from around the world are meeting in Cancun, Mexico to try again. But with the collapse of federal climate legislation in the U.S., regional efforts – like those on the West Coast – are coming back to the forefront.</P> <P> Mon, 06 Dec 2010 12:51:56 +0000 Liam Moriarty 286 at http://www.kplu.org West Coast states offer a different vision in Cancun