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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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Environment: Commission asks Italy to strengthen laws on environmental liability

Environment: Commission asks Italy to strengthen laws on environmental liability | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Brussels – The Commission is concerned that Italy has incorrectly implemented EU legislation on environmental liability, leading to insufficient protection...

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Why does industrial agriculture keep getting a climate pass?

Why does industrial agriculture keep getting a climate pass? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

While the topic of climate change in USA often feels like the truth that dare not speak its name, there is no escaping what Grist’s own David Roberts refers to as its “brutal logic.” The planet will warm no matter how international climate negotiations — the latest round having just occurred in Durban, South Africa — play out.

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Looking into the future of agriculture in a changing climate

EUROPEAN REVIEW OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS - Looking into the future of agriculture raises three challenging questions: How can agriculture deal with an uncertain future? How do local vulnerabilities and global disparities respond to this uncertain future? How should we prioritise adaptation to overcome the resulting future risks? This paper analyses the broad question of how climate change science may provide some insights into these issues....

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SCANDALOUS: In Our Backyard – A Monsanto Introspective - VIDEO

SCANDALOUS: In Our Backyard – A Monsanto Introspective - VIDEO | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Just what exactly are Monsanto and Solutia afraid of.

The focus of the piece is on a small village just east of St. Louis known as Sauget. Years ago this tiny area was incorporated as Monsanto.

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A GAME CHANGER? Crowdsourced Website Documents World's Entire Food System

A GAME CHANGER? Crowdsourced Website Documents World's Entire Food System | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

A new, crowd-sourced website plans to document every angle of the food system. Given its stated aim of documenting "the entire food system", and given that ANYONE can upload photos and tell the story of their food, it seems like there is an opportunity for activists to tell the stories of the industrial food system through this platform too.

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Rainforest in Transition: Is the Amazon Transforming before Our Eyes?

Rainforest in Transition: Is the Amazon Transforming before Our Eyes? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

 A review suggests that the Amazon rainforest may be changing, courtesy of human impacts on the region's weather

The Amazon rainforest is in flux, thanks to agricultural expansion and climate change. In other words, humans have "become important agents of disturbance in the Amazon Basin," as an international consortium of scientists wrote in a review of the state of the science on the world's largest rainforest published in Nature on January 19....Welcome The CarbonFix Foundation

 

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Are giant agriculture firms trying to monopolise and patent the world's food supply?

Are giant agriculture firms trying to monopolise and patent the world's food supply? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Does 'biopiracy' endanger world food supplies? Seed monopolies could affect livelihoods of farmers, biodiversity. Patenting crop-breeding techniques has economic, ecological and ethical implications. Currently, five biotech corporations account for 77 percent of patents on living organisms.

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AFRICA: At the Nexus of Agrofuels, Land Grabs and Hunger – Part 2

AFRICA: At the Nexus of Agrofuels, Land Grabs and Hunger – Part 2 | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

The forests in Africa absorb over 1.2 billion tonnes of carbon annually. With these diverse and natural forests, grasslands and prairie lands disappearing under investment schemes and the development of monoculture plantations for supposed "green" energy alternatives like agrofuels, not much else remains to absorb the shocks of hunger and climate change.

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