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Human-Caused Climate Change Should Be A Wake-up Call to Us All.  One Planet, One Environment, One Humanity
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Arctic Melt Unnerves the Experts

Arctic Melt Unnerves the Experts | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Scientists are concerned by this summer’s massive polar ice melt and its implications for the future.
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The End of Coral Reefs ?

The End of Coral Reefs ? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Coral reefs are remarkable ecosystems, home to over 25% of the world's known marine species and; feeding nearly 275 million people. But coral reefs across the world are dying - being destroyed by a combination of local and global impacts.
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Profits Won't Matter if we don’t have a climate we can live in

Profits Won't Matter if we don’t have a climate we can live in | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Money cannot buy anyone a ticket off this rock we call home when it becomes uninhabitable in the very near-term. Why is that concept so lost on those who believe making money is more important than taking care of our home?

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George Monbiot Vs Simon Zadek: Climate Change iq2 Shorts

In the third installment of our iq2 Shorts series, environmentalists Simon Zadek and George Monbiot spar over the motion 'London's policy on climate change s...
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Indigenous Resilience, Mentors and Champions of Hope for Contemporary Times

Indigenous Resilience, Mentors and Champions of Hope for Contemporary Times | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

The glowing Inuit smile of Jaakuaraq - a great hunter from Uummannaq.
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The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar Security Studies: by Moki Kokoris

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To the Inuit, the ice is the essence of their culture and character, and they depend on it for their survival. They understand its nature, how it moves, how it retreats and expands, and it is those seasonal changes that define the Inuit spirit. To quote renowned author, Gretel Ehrlich, who lived among them for many years, “They have no illusions of permanence. There is no time for regret. Despair is a sin against imagination.”

Drawing on collective experience, observation and knowledge handed down from one generation to the next, the indigenous peoples who inhabit the territories across the Arctic are able to not only recognize subtle changes in their environment, but they can offer vital insights into the causes.


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The theory that cutting carbon emissions costs us growth, is bunk

The theory that cutting carbon emissions costs us growth, is bunk | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

The theory that cutting carbon emissions costs us growth is bunk, in fact, it's an economic opportunity...3 ideas that are good for both economy and environment

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KILLER LAKE: An exploding CO2 Lake?

KILLER LAKE: An exploding CO2 Lake? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

The last thing you would expect of a body of water is that it would explode. Yet one of Africa’s largest lakes threatens to erupt, with dire consequences for 2 million people who live around it.

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Will Fossil Fuel Companies Face Liability for Climate Change and Their Disinformation Campaign?

Will Fossil Fuel Companies Face Liability for Climate Change and Their Disinformation Campaign? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Lake Wylie PilotWill Fossil Fuel Companies Face Liability for Climate Change and Their ...ThinkProgressAccording to former tobacco industry lawyer Stephen Susman, when it comes to fossil fuel companies and supporters funding their own research on ...
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CLIMATE CHANGE: Creating Incentives to Stop Deforestation | The Nature Conservancy

CLIMATE CHANGE: Creating Incentives to Stop Deforestation | The Nature Conservancy | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Protecting forests is essential to reducing global emissions and halting climate change. Forest destruction produces as much as 15 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions — more than from all the planes, trains and automobiles on Earth.

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2011 in Review: Popular Efforts to Combat Climate Change | Global Warming is Real

2011 in Review: Popular Efforts to Combat Climate Change | Global Warming is Real | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
As with the increasing instances of extreme weather events and natural disasters in 2011, so to were popular efforts to fight climate change. Here is a quick review.
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Seal pup deaths explode as ice disappears - Climate Change Claims More Victims

Seal pup deaths explode as ice disappears - Climate Change Claims More Victims | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Shrinking sea ice cover in the North Atlantic over the past three decades due to warming has led to a "dramatic" spike in deaths among seal pups, a new U.S. study says, offering a glimpse into a population issue while numbers are still abundant.
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A No-Win for Seals: Canadian seal cull 'unnecessary due to climate change'

A No-Win for Seals: Canadian seal cull 'unnecessary due to climate change' | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Study says rapidly thinning sea ice in north Atlantic has ravaged seal numbers, making annual commercial seal hunt superfluous (Fran: Lack of sea ice killing Canadian seal pups @guardian http://t.co/em0nulCU....
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USA FUTURE PRESIDENT? I DON'T THINK SO: Santorum: Climate Change is a Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

USA FUTURE PRESIDENT?  I DON'T THINK SO: Santorum: Climate Change is a Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
A long, rambling, not-very-surprising answer from Rick Santorum on climate change.
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Upcoming Webinar to Address Impact of Climate Change on Health

Upcoming Webinar to Address Impact of Climate Change on Health | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
The Security and Sustainability Forum will host a free, 90-minute webinar on Jan. 26, 2012 that will focus on how climate change impacts health.
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Could Public Health Benefits Make Combating Climate Change Free?: Scientific American

Could Public Health Benefits Make Combating Climate Change Free?: Scientific American | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Climate change threatens human health, therefore reducing greenhouse gas emissions may help our medical well-being, too...
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Climate change got even less media coverage than last year

Climate change got even less media coverage than last year | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Wait a minute, aren't liberals supposed to control the media? Well they're not doing their jobs, then, because climate change has been sliding slowly off the radar at major newspapers and magazines.
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Climate change concern tumbles in US and China - profits more important than survival

Climate change concern tumbles in US and China - profits more important than survival | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington: A new survey shows 69% of global citizens are concerned about global warming, but opinion is sliding worryingly in the biggest polluting nations...
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Why small delays on climate change can be costly

Why small delays on climate change can be costly | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Putting off the task of cutting emissions by even a few years can make a big difference by making the task much harder, says IEA

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Time to tackle climate change - Oh, you don't Believe it?

Time to tackle climate change - Oh, you don't Believe it? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Time to tackle climate changeThe Daily AdvertiserWill there ever be a debate about what should be done to deal with climate change? Oh, you don't "believe" in it?
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Ecological Sociology: A Study of Migration and Climate Change

Oli Brown of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, predicts a tenfold increase in the current number of internally displaced persons and international refugees by 2050.

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There Are Over 250 Different Kinds of Fossil Fuel Subsidies We Need to Kill

There Are Over 250 Different Kinds of Fossil Fuel Subsidies We Need to Kill | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
TreehuggerThere Are Over 250 Different Kinds of Fossil Fuel Subsidies We Need to KillTreehuggerOver the years, the subsidies doled out to the fossil fuels industry have become numerous, entrenched, and quite complex.
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Future generations risk 'enslavement' - bequeathing a damaged and dangerous planet to our descendants

Future generations risk 'enslavement' - bequeathing a damaged and dangerous planet to our descendants | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington: The issue of intergenerational justice underpins the need to act on climate change. So would a "super-jury" stop us bequeathing a damaged and dangerous planet to our descendants?
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The climate change message is not being heard. Here's how to change tack

The climate change message is not being heard. Here's how to change tack | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Sunny Hundal: Focus on the economic case, drop the activist-speak, talk about solutions rather than doom – and don't rely on politicians (The #climatechange message is not being heard.)...
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