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Soaring Temps in West Antarctica May Fuel Sea Level Rise | Climate Central

Soaring Temps in West Antarctica May Fuel Sea Level Rise | Climate Central | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Temperatures in West Antarctica are have increased by 4.3°F over the past 50 years or so, according to a new paper released Sunday in Nature Geoscience.
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Capitalists are destroying capitalism along with the planet

Capitalists are destroying capitalism along with the planet | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Paul Farrell cites author Naomi Klein on climate change: “The really inconvenient truth is that it’s not about carbon — it’s about capitalism.”
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Paul Farrell sees this as a zen koan - not a pretty picture

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Climate change is an obvious myth – how much more evidence do you need? | Dean Burnett

Climate change is an obvious myth – how much more evidence do you need? | Dean Burnett | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

TonDean Burnett: Many people just refuse to accept the facts that surround them, even if we saw 100 more years of it plain and apparent

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Tongue firmly in cheek...

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When polar bears attack: How climate change is creating a new breed of unlikely killers

When polar bears attack: How climate change is creating a new breed of unlikely killers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
As the ice caps melt, polar bears are losing their natural habitats — and starvation is driving them to violence
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Millennials Like 'Organic'—Even if They Have No Idea What It Means

Millennials Like 'Organic'—Even if They Have No Idea What It Means | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Some labels magically make food appear more nutritious.
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A big reason climate change isn’t a priority: The apocalypse

A big reason climate change isn’t a priority: The apocalypse | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Sigh49 percent of Americans say the severity of recent natural disasters is a sign of the biblical end times.

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Climate Change Isn't the Only Factor in Increased Carbon Cycle: Crops Play Role Too

Climate Change Isn't the Only Factor in Increased Carbon Cycle: Crops Play Role Too | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
As humans push agriculture to ever-high levels of productivity, crops become an ever-bigger contributor so seasonal changes in atmospheric CO2, researchers say. Seasonal swings are up 50 percent in the last 50 years, they say.
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Is Climate Change Reversible? Can Regenerative Agriculture Farming Solve the Climate Crisis?

Is Climate Change Reversible? Can Regenerative Agriculture Farming Solve the Climate Crisis? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

As we all know, CO2 is a natural part of life on Earth. We are made of carbon. The problem has been evidently laid out since the Industrial Age: we have put exorbitant and highly dangerous amounts into our atmosphere....

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Here’s How the U.S. Can Adapt to Climate Change | Climate Central

Here’s How the U.S. Can Adapt to Climate Change | Climate Central | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A U.S> task force has provided more than 100 recommendations for adapting to climate change.
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7 Solutions to Climate Change Happening Now

7 Solutions to Climate Change Happening Now | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Even as the world continues to spew more carbon pollution, change has begun—and is accelerating
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The Power Politics Behind China's Climate Pledge

The Power Politics Behind China's Climate Pledge | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
BEIJING –- President Barack Obama had barely finished shaking Chinese President Xi Jinping’s hand to seal this week’s landmark climate agreement before the predictable responses poured in from Washington. Congressional Republican le...
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Here's why China cares more about climate change than Congress does

Here's why China cares more about climate change than Congress does | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
China needs to act now to save the climate—and its air.
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Thunderstruck: Lightning Will Increase With Warming | Climate Central

Thunderstruck: Lightning Will Increase With Warming | Climate Central | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Lightning strikes could flash through the sky more often as the planet warms, at least over the U.S.
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Here's Why People Don't Believe In Climate Change

Here's Why People Don't Believe In Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Many people say it just doesn't feel any warmer.
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Fascinating charts, showing what we should expect from normal climate change and what is actually happening.

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Natural food, unnatural shortages

Natural food, unnatural shortages | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Successful hunting and fishing in the Bering Sea have always depended on weather and ice conditions. But climate change is now disrupting the seasonal patterns and threatening the food sources -- and cultural traditions -- that St. Lawrence Islanders and other Natives have relied on for millennia.
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World Is Locked into ~1.5°C Warming & Risks Are Rising, New Climate Report Finds

World Is Locked into ~1.5°C Warming & Risks Are Rising, New Climate Report Finds | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal explores the impact of climate change in Latin America, Central Asia and the Middle East and finds that warming of close to 1.5°C above pre-industrial times is already locked into the earth's atmosphere.

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Pond Inlet: the Inuit's new struggle for survival

Pond Inlet: the Inuit's new struggle for survival | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In the far north of Canada the effect of civilization on the Inuit has been anything but civilizing. Now climate change is turning up the heat on an already diminished culture
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Does Walmart Have a Dirty Energy Secret? | InsideClimate News

Does Walmart Have a Dirty Energy Secret? | InsideClimate News | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
For the past decade, Walmart has touted itself as a leader in sustainability, boasting about its efforts to increase renewable energy and reduce energy waste throughout its supply chain. The global megacorporation's efforts have been applauded by President Obama and sustainability experts, and reported by news outlets.
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Is Climate Change Reversible? Can Regenerative Agriculture Farming Solve the Climate Crisis?

Is Climate Change Reversible? Can Regenerative Agriculture Farming Solve the Climate Crisis? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
As we all know, CO2 is a natural part of life on Earth. We are made of carbon. The problem has been evidently laid out since the Industrial Age: we have put exorbitant and highly dangerous amounts into our atmosphere....
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The Climate Change “Debate” and Marketization of Nature: Everyone Loses

The Climate Change “Debate” and Marketization of Nature: Everyone Loses | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Despite near-unanimous global scientific and governmental consensus that global warming is accelerating due to human activity, debating this fact is still a favorite political pastime in the United States. Governments around the world acknowledge the science that connects industrialization, increased greenhouse gas emissions, and their detrimental impact on the climate, and are currently acting upon solutions. Yet the US, one of the largest greenhouse gas...
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Over 1,400 Endangered Species Are Threatened By Climate Change, Says New ‘Red List’

Over 1,400 Endangered Species Are Threatened By Climate Change, Says New ‘Red List’ | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Over 1,400 endangered species, from sea otters to wombats to pink slugs, face direct threats from global warming.
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In deep water: the first country in the world to surrender to global warming - Independent.ie

In deep water: the first country in the world to surrender to global warming - Independent.ie | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
'Normally the land was further, what is the word in English?' Ioteba pauses, searching for the vocabulary to describe what is happening to his people. "Corrosion," he says.
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Living on Earth: Climate Change & Pacific Northwest Glaciers

Living on Earth: Climate Change & Pacific Northwest Glaciers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Glaciers in the Pacific Northwest are essential for the region’s drinking water, hydropower and salmon survival. But as EarthFix’s Ashley Ahearn reports, disappearing glaciers make the Northwest uniquely vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
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Why your taxes pay to make climate change worse: Don Pittis

Why your taxes pay to make climate change worse: Don Pittis | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Governments now agree that they must act to stop climate change, but whether rich or poor, some estimates say countries around the globe spend up to a trillion dollars a year to counteract the market forces that would discourage greenhouse gas production.
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China Climate Deal? 'Pffffft,' Say Republicans

China Climate Deal? 'Pffffft,' Say Republicans | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -– If anyone thought the announcement of a bilateral U.S.-China climate agreement on Wednesday might lead to a breakthrough on climate policy in Washington, Senate Republicans would like to inform them otherwise.

The presumptive ...
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