Reuters News Service has these nice short summaries of issues.

FACTBOX-U.N. climate panel report

Source: Reuters Feb 2 (Reuters) – Following are details of a report by the U.N. climate panel on Friday. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) groups 2,500 researchers from more than 130 nations. The …

FACTBOX-Global warming: impacts of temperature rises

Source: Reuters Feb 2 (Reuters) – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the most complete overview of climate change. Below are estimates of the effects of temperature rises relative to pre …

FACTBOX-Major types of flu viruses and their behaviour

Source: Reuters Feb 1 (Reuters) – The H5N1 avian influenza virus has flared up again in recent months, spreading through poultry flocks in Japan, Vietnam and Thailand, killing people in Indonesia and claiming its …

FACTBOX-Five facts on recycling sewage into drinking water

Source: Reuters Jan 29 (Reuters) – Recycled water reclaimed from sewage will be added to Queensland’s drinking water supplies to bolster the drought-ravaged Australian state’s water supplies, the state premier says …

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