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Global protests over climate change

Global protests over climate change | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.
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Climate change rallies across the world

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Flooded River Severn from the air

Flooded River Severn from the air | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
The River Severn in Gloucestershire burst its banks and flooded the surrounding land.
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The effect of floods on mental health

The effect of floods on mental health | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Public Health England has said it will look into researching the impact the recent storms can have on mental health.
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Flood victim: Put money where mouth is

Flood victim: Put money where mouth is | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
A resident whose home was flooded this winter says the government must listen to a report that says the government got its funding priorities wrong on river maintenance
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Flooding impacts 

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Pollution making Beijing hazardous place to live, says Chinese report

Pollution making Beijing hazardous place to live, says Chinese report | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Dangerous smog levels make capital second worst of 40 global cities for environmental conditions, says Beijing-based body
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UK storms: 'There is worse to come'

UK storms: 'There is worse to come' | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Despite some respite on Thursday from severe weather, BBC Weather presenter John Hammond tells Joanna Gosling there is worse to come on Friday.
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Climate change - extreme weather

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N America temperature records tumble

N America temperature records tumble | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Weather records tumble across North America, with freezing temperatures even hitting the usually balmy US south.
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Extreme weather

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Tax meat to cut methane emissions, say scientists

Tax meat to cut methane emissions, say scientists | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Growing population of ruminants such as sheep and cattle is biggest human-related source of the greenhouse gas
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Climate change is increasing the intensity of extreme weather events

Climate change is increasing the intensity of extreme weather events | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Paddy Ashdown: The Philippines typhoon Haiyan follows other extraordinary meteorological events that are becoming more frequent and increasingly severe
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Flood defence systems 'overwhelmed'

Flood defence systems 'overwhelmed' | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Multimillion-pound flood defences on Teesside were "overwhelmed" during torrential rain on Friday, Northumbrian Water says.
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Climate change makes pests move north from the tropics – study

Climate change makes pests move north from the tropics – study | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Insect swarms from warmer regions near the equator branching out to new locations they would have previously found too cold
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Volcano covers Japanese city in ash

Volcano covers Japanese city in ash | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
A clean-up operation has begun in Japan after an eruption at a volcano covered an entire city with ash.
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UK pressure groups laud new climate change ministry

UK pressure groups laud new climate change ministry | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's new minister for energy and climate change must balance efforts to combat global warming against the country's energy security needs, environment and business groups said on...
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Flood chaos hits south west China

Flood chaos hits south west China | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Flooding has hit southwest China after prolonged heavy rain, sweeping away vehicles in its path.
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UK Weather report: Severe warnings

UK Weather report: Severe warnings | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Severe flooding is expected in parts of the UK as high tides are set to combine with heavy rain and strong winds.
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Climate change to cause flash floods

Climate change to cause flash floods | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Met Office has issued a warning of more summer flash floods, because of climate change.
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What happens to a house when the water drains away?

What happens to a house when the water drains away? | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
About 6,500 homes have been flooded in the UK since December. But what happens to a house when the flood water recedes?
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Effects of flooding

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Storms damage fishing industry

Storms damage fishing industry | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
John Maguire reports from Looe, on how the bad weather is damaging the fishing industry in Cornwall.
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Effects of storm on land as well as out at sea

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US carbon emissions rise 2%

US carbon emissions rise 2% | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Boost in coal consumption saw US energy sector emissions rise in 2013 after years of declining
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The North American freeze explained

The North American freeze explained | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
As the east cost of America prepares to face dangerously cold temperatures that have already hit the Midwestern states, meteorologist Jacqui Jeras explains what a polar vortex is to the BBC's Katty Kay.
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Climate Change - Extreme Weather

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Typhoon Haiyan and climate change Q&A

Typhoon Haiyan and climate change Q&A | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
How could climate change affect typhoons, hurricanes and tropical storms and is it possible to calculate this impact?
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Arctic on course for ice-free summer 'within decades', scientists say

Arctic on course for ice-free summer 'within decades', scientists say | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
National Snow and Ice Data Center says expanse of ice in Arctic on 13 September was sixth-lowest of all time
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Alaska on the edge: Newtok's residents race to stop village falling into sea

Alaska on the edge: Newtok's residents race to stop village falling into sea | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Newtok is losing ground to the sea at a dangerous rate.
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'We are fighting for survival,' Pacific islands leader warns

'We are fighting for survival,' Pacific islands leader warns | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
Atolls are at risk of becoming uninhabitable as sea levels rise, Marshall islands president will tell summit
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Sea  Level rise

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Mind The Gap: Public transport in London: A decade in numbers

Mind The Gap: Public transport in London: A decade in numbers | AS G1 Tectonics, Rivers and Climate Change | Scoop.it
In amongst the 290 pages of Transport for London's annual 'Travel in London' (PDF) report are some interesting stats that show the increases in commuters using public transport. The...
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