Norway’s climate challenge: Norway is one of the few countries that may benefit from climate change … Even so, its politicians have adopted an aggressive program to address the phenomenon. Sydney Morning Herald

Crocs face extinction: Rising temperatures could force the birth of more female crocodiles and fewer males, an expert said Monday. The scenario could cause some crocodile populations to disappear. Fox News

On the move: As the Bush administration debates much of the world about what to do about global warming, butterflies and ski-lift operators, polar bears and hydroelectric planners are on the move. Washington Post

A new nuclear dawn: For much of its 26-year life the Ranger uranium mine in north Australia has seen protests from ecologists who oppose digging for nuclear fuel on the edge of a world heritage park. But by 2008, as the mine’s riches run out, Australia may be marching towards a new nuclear era, prompted in part by fear of climate change, the biggest ecological issue of all. Financial Express

The 13th tipping point: Twelve geological “tipping points,” from Amazon deforestation to the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, may force climate change to spin out of control. To avoid catastrophe, we must reach a “13th tipping point: the shift in human perception from personal denial to personal responsibility.” Mother Jones

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