News bites: Climate change could mean more Hurricane Katrina-style events

Climate Desk explores a new study that claims every 1.8 F degree rise in global temperature could produce as many as seven times the amount of Atlantic Coast storms on the magnitude of Hurricane Katrina.

GigaOm reports on the "slow, slow, slow progress" of next-generation biofuels.

Bloomberg says the default on $541 million of bonds by Chinese solar firm Suntech will make it easier for the nation to consolidate its solar industry.

Celebrity anti-fracking activists said they will register as a lobby group if necessary to keep operating in New York, The Associated Press reports.

Education, student and green groups are protesting English government plans to remove climate change from school curriculum for students younger than 14, according to The Guardian.