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The top of the world is melting

The top of the world is melting | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Artic permafrost is melting, releasing vast amounts of greenhouse gases. The world now has to rethink how it tackles climate change.

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MCC Berlin: Home

MCC Berlin: Home | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) advances scientific research on sustainable growth in a naturally bounded world
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Risky business: assessing potential impacts of REDD+ in Nepal

Risky business: assessing potential impacts of REDD+ in Nepal | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Nepal has begun to assess the potential harm and benefits of the compensation scheme for protecting forests
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Home - Climate CoLab

Home - Climate CoLab | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Collaborate with people all over the world to win contests on what to do about climate change.
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U.N. Report Raises Climate Change Warning, Points To Opportunities

U.N. Report Raises Climate Change Warning, Points To Opportunities | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
In many ways the world is "ill-prepared" for the dangers, scientists say in a new report. They warn that people in all parts of the globe are already affected. Rapid action is needed, they say.
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Himalaya glacial melt set to peak by 2070 - Responding to Climate Change

Himalaya glacial melt set to peak by 2070 - Responding to Climate Change | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Responding to Climate Change Himalaya glacial melt set to peak by 2070 Responding to Climate Change The lead author of the report is Dr Walter Immerzeel, a mountain hydrology and climate change specialist at Utrecht University and at present a...

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Warmer winters have brought a troublesome pest to New Jersey: Asian tiger mosquitoes

Warmer winters have brought a troublesome pest to New Jersey: Asian tiger mosquitoes | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Asian tiger mosquitoes are a subtropical species which can harbor more than 30 viruses that can be dangerous to humans and has been in New Jersey since 1995.
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Peru hosts international glacier forum

Peru hosts international glacier forum | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Lima, Jul. 01.
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Climate change threatens forest survival on drier, low-elevation sites

Climate change threatens forest survival on drier, low-elevation sites | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Predicted increases in temperature and drought in the coming century may make it more difficult for conifers such as ponderosa pine to regenerate after major forest fires on dry, low-elevation sites, in some cases leading to conversion of forests...
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Water Ethics Network

Water Ethics Network | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
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Climate Change Will Increase Frequency & Severity of Disasters, Stress Food and Energy Production in South Asia

Climate Change Will Increase Frequency & Severity of Disasters, Stress Food and Energy Production in South Asia | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
To reduce the impact of the worst effects, major investments in infrastructure including flood defenses, drought and heat resistant crops and improved water management will be necessary.

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The Terrifying Math Behind Climate Change, Visualized

The Terrifying Math Behind Climate Change, Visualized | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
This graphic, from Information Is Beautiful, shows the terrifying math of climate change, and it’s a pretty good encapsulation of the problem we face.An increase of 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels is inevitable, given what we’ve already...
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Contribution of Anthropology to the Study of Climate Change by Jessica Barnes, Michael R. Dove, Myanna Lahsen, Andrew Mathews, Pamela McElwee, Roderick McIntosh, Frances Moore, Jessica O'Reilly, Be...

Contribution of Anthropology to the Study of Climate Change by Jessica Barnes, Michael R. Dove, Myanna Lahsen, Andrew Mathews, Pamela McElwee, Roderick McIntosh, Frances Moore, Jessica O'Reilly, Be... | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Understanding the challenge that climate change poses and crafting appropriate adaptation and mitigation mechanisms requires input from the breadth of the natur
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Scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change

Scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
A comprehensive analysis of peer-reviewed articles on the topic of global warming and climate change has revealed an overwhelming consensus among scientists that recent warming is human-caused.
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BERLIN: Climate panel says emissions rising, avoids blame | Technology | The Bellingham Herald

BERLIN: Climate panel says emissions rising, avoids blame | Technology | The Bellingham Herald | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change on Sunday highlighted the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is being done to attain them.
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HICAP

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Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come

Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
A United Nations report warned that climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and is likely to grow substantially worse unless greenhouse emissions are brought under control.
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anthropocene.au.dk

anthropocene.au.dk | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
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Pragmatic activist tells the coal story

Pragmatic activist tells the coal story | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
The first of the unlikely protesters arrived in White Rock at midnight. Casually but neatly dressed, the disparate group, made up of academics, professionals, workers, a retired union official
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Climate change will cause Alaskan village to vanish under water within 10 years: Scientists 

Climate change will cause Alaskan village to vanish under water within 10 years: Scientists  | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
The northwestern Alaskan village is perched on a remote and narrow strip of sand next to the frigid waters of the Chukchi sea. Its 400 residents are the descendants of an Iñupiat tribe.

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Larry Glover's curator insight, August 1, 2013 10:35 PM

A new world is clearly here, and on its way. Adapting now is good. Transforming consciousness now is better.

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Three-quarters of Asia-Pacific nations 'lack water security'

Three-quarters of Asia-Pacific nations 'lack water security' | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
About 75 per cent of emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific region suffer from low levels of water security, with millions still living without safe water supplies and sanitation facilities,
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Biologist Amy Seidl says humans can adjust to warmer world

Biologist Amy Seidl says humans can adjust to warmer world | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
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Climate change poses grave threat to security, says UK envoy

Climate change poses grave threat to security, says UK envoy | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, special representative to foreign secretary, says governments can't afford to wait for 100% certainty
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AM - Climate Commission says majority of global fossil fuel reserves must be kept in the ground 17/06/2013

What were once considered risks are now a reality according to the Climate Commissions latest major update on how the planet is tracking The report says the scientific consensus has become stronge
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Experts push ethical case for climate adaptation policies

Experts push ethical case for climate adaptation policies | Anthropology and Climate Change | Scoop.it
A UN report notes that "because the poorest people are already struggling with day-to-day survival, the poorest countries will face more difficulties as they attempt to overcome the damage done by climate change"...
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Climate Change and Least Developed Countries: A Himalayan Perspective

The needs of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) haven't traditionally been addressed in climate negotiations. Successful market instruments have benefited emerging economies rather than LDCs like Nepal.
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