CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL
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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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Targeting pollution could save millions of lives

Targeting pollution could save millions of lives | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Limiting how much soot and methane reaches the atmosphere using existing technologies could save nearly five million lives every year, and vastly boost global crop yields, scientists report.

Controlling atmospheric levels of these pollutants could also slow global warming by around half a degree by 2050.

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The verdict is in on climate change

The verdict is in on climate change | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

When it comes to climate change, open-mindedness is the wrong approach.

Consider for a moment the case against tobacco. There too scientists were nearly unanimous in their conclusion, based on research, that tobacco use had serious health consequences. Meanwhile, the tobacco industry tried to play the role of defense attorney, offering up denials and dodges and pseudo-scientific studies denying a link between smoking and lung cancer. So how did Americans decide whom to believe?

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Global warming: Welcome to the age of mankind (and a polluted planet)

Global warming: Welcome to the age of mankind (and a polluted planet) | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
Many scientists now believe that over the last 200 years, mankind’s impact on the Earth has become so powerful that we have ushered in a whole new geological age, which they call the Anthropocene, or Age of Man.

Scientists say the principal agents of this change are the machinery of the industrial age and its chemical toxins.
Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Global+warming+Welcome+mankind/6028981/story.html#ixzz1kESOJuSH

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Governments Spend $1.4 Billion Per Day to Destabilize Climate

Governments Spend $1.4 Billion Per Day to Destabilize Climate | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it
A world facing economically disruptive climate change can no longer justify subsidies to expand the burning of coal and oil.  Governments are shelling out nearly $1.4 billion per day to further destabilize the earth’s climate.
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