The clues are in the sky: Scientists are peering into the clouds near the top of the world, trying to solve a mystery and learn something new about global warming. The mystery is the droplets of water in the clouds. Seattle Post-Intelligencer

We need a market solution: One would have to have been living on another planet not to notice a shift in mainstream political and media acceptance of climate change. As a consequence, no current or aspiring political leader, including the Prime Minister, is willing to be identified with the “climate change sceptic” camp. The Age

Climate in court: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in what could prove to be one of the most fateful environmental cases in a generation – or not, depending on what the justices do with it. Washington Post

Global warming melts glaciers: Climate change is melting a legendary ice field in equatorial Africa and may soon thaw it out completely, threatening fresh water supplies to hundreds of thousands of people. Kilimanjaro News

The EU – green pioneers of the world: The EU will not put the challenge of tackling global warming in the ‘too difficult’ pile, says European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, who will present UK bosses with his arguments for vital groundbreaking action. The Observer

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