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Tipping points: Where may abrupt impacts from climate change occur?

Tipping points: Where may abrupt impacts from climate change occur? | AS Geography | Scoop.it
A new report extends the idea of abrupt climate change, stating that even steady, gradual change in the physical climate system can have abrupt impacts elsewhere -- in human infrastructure and ecosystems for example -- if critical thresholds are crossed.
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What are the potential impacts of climate change for the UK?

What are the potential impacts of climate change for the UK? | AS Geography | Scoop.it
The government's latest climate change risk assessment identifies flood risk, and particularly flooding from heavy downpours, as one of the key climate threats for the UK
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BBC THE TRUTH ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE PART 1

BBC Documentary on Climate change If you want to find out more about sustainable energy solutions to climate change, have a look at the following free ebook:...
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Excellent video on climate change

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Avoiding a warmer world for the future of the Pacific Islands - YouTube

The Pacific Islands are among the most vulnerable to climate change and natural hazards. These countries are already feeling the effects of climate change. G...
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Dredging, drainage, and Defra: A flooding glossary - Carbon Brief (blog)

Dredging, drainage, and Defra: A flooding glossary - Carbon Brief (blog) | AS Geography | Scoop.it

“Carbon Brief (blog) Dredging, drainage, and Defra: A flooding glossary Carbon Brief (blog) Dredging, drainage, and Defra: A flooding glossary. 12 Feb 2014, 12:35; Mat Hope. Nick Chipchase.”


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An interesting article linked to the UK flood homework

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Philippines: A country prone to natural disasters | Asia | DW.DE | 10.11.2013

Philippines: A country prone to natural disasters | Asia | DW.DE | 10.11.2013 | AS Geography | Scoop.it
Typhoon Haiyan is one of the deadliest natural disasters ever to hit the Philippines. But it’s far from the only one - the Southeast Asian country is located in an area that has been struck by a number of major storms.

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Climate Change News: Climate change to disrupt soil nutrients in drylands

Climate Change News: Climate change to disrupt soil nutrients in drylands | AS Geography | Scoop.it
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Good link between dry climates and soil disruption

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Massive wildfire still raging near Palm Springs, C... - The Watchers

According to IGEPN, low intensity noise can be heard in the vicinity of the volcano, there are numerous long-period earthquakes and an elevated output of SO2 is present (about 3000 tons per day). During the night of July ...


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A good case study example of a wildfire in California

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