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Concours "En action vert 2020"

Le concours « En action vert 2020 » s'inscrit dans la foulée de la Stratégie gouvernementale d'adaptation aux changements climatiques 2013-2020 et du Plan d'action 2013-2020 sur les changements climatiques (PACC 2020), lancés le 3 juin 2012 par le...

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Earth on Acid: The Present and Future of Global Acidification

Earth on Acid: The Present and Future of Global Acidification | Adaptation au Changement Climatique | Scoop.it

Boulder CO (SPX) Nov 20, 2012 - Climate change and extreme weather events grab the headlines, but there is another, lesser known, global change underway on land, in the seas, and in the air: acidification....

Acidification is both a local and global problem, since it can be as close as a nearby stream contaminated by mine tailings or as far-reaching as the world's oceans, which are becoming more acidic as sea water absorbs higher concentrations of carbon dioxide that humans dump into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels.... http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Earth_on_Acid_The_Present_and_Future_of_Global_Acidification_999.html

 

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Climate Change Report Warns of Dramatically Warmer World This Century - World Bank

Climate Change Report Warns of Dramatically Warmer World This Century - World Bank | Adaptation au Changement Climatique | Scoop.it

 

November 18, 2012 – Like summer’s satellite image of the melting Greenland ice sheet, a new report suggests time may be running out to temper the rising risks of climate change.

"Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided," (pdf) (eBook version) warns we’re on track for a 4°C warmer world marked by extreme heat-waves, declining global food stocks, loss of ecosystems and biodiversity, and life-threatening sea level rise.... http://climatechange.worldbank.org/content/climate-change-report-warns-dramatically-warmer-world-century

 

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'Turn Down the Heat' Warns Without Policy Action, Results Could Be Dire - YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO9uGejvS3Q&feature=youtu.be New scientific report, 'Turn Down the Heat' says the world is barreling down a path to heat up by 4 degrees at the end of the century if the global community fails to act on climate change, triggering a cascade of cataclysmic changes that include extreme heat-waves, declining global food stocks and a sea-level rise affecting hundreds of millions of people. President Jim Yong Kim says the world must tackle the problem of climate change more aggressively.


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Melting in the Andes: Goodbye glaciers

Melting in the Andes: Goodbye glaciers | Adaptation au Changement Climatique | Scoop.it

Researchers are racing to determine how shrinking glaciers in the Andes will affect the water supply of millions of people.... http://www.nature.com/news/melting-in-the-andes-goodbye-glaciers-1.11759


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