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Climate shift 'evident in Europe'

Climate shift 'evident in Europe' | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The effects of climate change are already evident across Europe and the situation is projected to get worse, warns the European Environment Agency.
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Amid Climate Change Backlash, Even Oil Companies Are Dumping ALEC Now

Amid Climate Change Backlash, Even Oil Companies Are Dumping ALEC Now | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Occidental Petroleum revealed Friday that it is leaving ALEC amid widespread backlash over the free-market lobbying group's efforts to undermine clean energy and promote climate change denial.
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Rick Smolan’s Trek with TRACKS, from Australian Outback to Silver Screen

Rick Smolan’s Trek with TRACKS, from Australian Outback to Silver Screen | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

In  1977 photographer Rick Smolan was traveling in Australia on assignment forTime magazine when he encountered an angry woman in the small town of Alice Springs. Little did he know that 37 years later their story would be dramatized by movie stars.

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"You are as powerless as you allow yourself to be."

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The state of the climate — and what we might do about it

The state of the climate — and what we might do about it | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
How can we begin to address the global, insidious problem of climate change — a problem that’s too big for any one country to solve? Economist Nicholas Stern lays out a plan, presented to the UN’s Climate Summit in 2014, showing how the world’s countries can work together on climate. It’s a big vision for cooperation, with a payoff that goes far beyond averting disaster. He asks: How can we use this crisis to spur better lives for all?
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We CAN do this

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Climate Change Scrambles Arctic Food Chain

Climate Change Scrambles Arctic Food Chain | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Arctic's shrinking sea ice is reshaping the region's food web from the bottom up, a new study reports.
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Jon Stewart Nails The Insane Reason We Need To Keep Talking About Climate Change

Jon Stewart Nails The Insane Reason We Need To Keep Talking About Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Science, Space, And Tech committee is stacked with idiots.
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Solomon women carry climate change burden

Solomon women carry climate change burden | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Solomon Islands has seen temperatures surge, and female farmers are struggling to provide food for families.
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Google: We’re parting with the climate change skeptics at ALEC

Google: We’re parting with the climate change skeptics at ALEC | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Google used to support the Koch-backed group on "unrelated" issues. Now the search giant is singing a different tune.
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Extreme Weather and Climate Change: Three Cities Focus on Resilience : The Rockefeller Foundation

Extreme Weather and Climate Change: Three Cities Focus on Resilience : The Rockefeller Foundation | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
##snippet-99####snippet-179##Image from 'Weird Weather: More Drought, Less Water'The acidity of the water in some is
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6 Ways Climate Change is Making Us Sick

6 Ways Climate Change is Making Us Sick | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change and global health are intimately connected new research argues
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Diet, lifestyle, and genetics are no longer the only factors to consider in the development of chronic disease. Climate change could be making you sick by exacerbating old symptoms and causing new. 

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Desmond Tutu: ‘Nobody should profit from climate change suffering’

Desmond Tutu: ‘Nobody should profit from climate change suffering’ | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In an impassioned plea for action on climate change, the Nobel peace prize winner Desmond Tutu has called for an apartheid-style boycott of fossil fuel fir
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Desmond Tutu: We fought apartheid. Now climate change is our global enemy

Desmond Tutu: We fought apartheid. Now climate change is our global enemy | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
On the eve of the UN Climate Summit, Desmond Tutu argues that tactics used against firms who did business with South Africa must now be applied to fossil fuels to prevent human suffering
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Science Shows Up in Force at People's Climate March

Science Shows Up in Force at People's Climate March | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Scientists who do not typically take a policy position make an exception for climate change
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A Clarion Call From the Climate Change Frontline

A Clarion Call From the Climate Change Frontline | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Out here in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, climate change has arrived. Lying just two meters above sea level, my atoll nation stands at the frontline in the battle against climate change....
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Source of the sizzle: Climate change fueled heat waves

Source of the sizzle: Climate change fueled heat waves | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change influenced several of the world's most extreme weather events of 2013, including heat waves in Australia, Europe, China, Japan and Korea.
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On climate, Canada buries its head in the oilsands

On climate, Canada buries its head in the oilsands | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Canada was once a leader on the world's most pressing ethical issues, such as apartheid. When it comes to climate change, Harper prefers silence.
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The Natural Gas Boom Could Accelerate Climate Change

The Natural Gas Boom Could Accelerate Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Natural gas production in the United States is booming: Since 2005, it has increased by 35 percent, and with each passing year the country burns more gas, and less coal and oil. Natural gas emits f...
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How brain is wired to ignore climate change

How brain is wired to ignore climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Campaigners blame enemies and draw on outdated narratives but this is about a common purpose
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Jon Stewart Nails The Insane Reason We Need To Keep Talking About Climate Change

Jon Stewart Nails The Insane Reason We Need To Keep Talking About Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Science, Space, And Tech committee is stacked with idiots.
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Pacific Islanders Threatened By Climate Change Face a Legal Black Hole

Pacific Islanders Threatened By Climate Change Face a Legal Black Hole | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
For Ursula Rakova, climate change isn’t a theory—it’s a tangible threat that has been encroaching upon her ancestral home on the Carterets Islands for decades now.
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Climate change called public health threat by medical journal

Climate change called public health threat by medical journal | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change poses risks to human health just as pollution and lack of sanitation did a century ago, says a medical journal editorial that details the potential harmful health effects and the benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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What climate activists can learn from the fight against Big Tobacco | Al Jazeera America

What climate activists can learn from the fight against Big Tobacco | Al Jazeera America | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Achieving climate progress requires keeping oil and gas companies away from the negotiating table
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Climate Change Is Happening Despite Two Decades Of UN Climate Talks

Climate Change Is Happening Despite Two Decades Of UN Climate Talks | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
More than 120 world leaders will meet in New York this week for a global summit on climate change, citing a "sense of urgency."
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See the Effects of Climate Change in Side-by-Side Images

See the Effects of Climate Change in Side-by-Side Images | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Landslides, wildfires, drought, floods, heat and rainfall are just a few consequences of climate change.
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It's time to teach climate change in school. Here's how

It's time to teach climate change in school. Here's how | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Sophia Shaw: We need to give our kids the tools to observe and understand the effects of a changing climate – for their future and ours
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It's official! Summer of 2014 was hottest on record

It's official! Summer of 2014 was hottest on record | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
If the summer of 2014 felt unusually warm to you, you were right -- at least on a global level.
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