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Climate Change May Have Confused, Trapped Killer Whales

Climate Change May Have Confused, Trapped Killer Whales | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Marine experts say global warming could cause more orcas and other sea animals to get caught in icy waters
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Why I’m Not Totally Bummed Out This Earth Day

Why I’m Not Totally Bummed Out This Earth Day | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
These heroes of the climate change movement, at least on my better days, lend me hope that my children will inherit something salvageable.
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Climate Change Is the Tragedy of the Global Commons

Climate Change Is the Tragedy of the Global Commons | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It’s not like women’s rights or prison reform. There are too many people making money out of feeding our insatiable demand for more.
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Can Empathy Help Stop Climate Change?

Can Empathy Help Stop Climate Change? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
What would make you more likely to reduce your carbon footprint: Knowing that climate change is a threat to people—or to birds? New research has some surprising implications.
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Climate Model Shows Asian Pollution Influences Global Weather

Climate Model Shows Asian Pollution Influences Global Weather | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
RICHLAND, Wash. — Pollution in Asia can influence weather over much of the world. Those are the findings from a new climate study. Tiny particles from coal
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5 Things You Need To Know About Climate Change and Our Food System

5 Things You Need To Know About Climate Change and Our Food System | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Despite the numerous media reports and hashtags, few articles are telling us the whole truth about the root causes of climate change.
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Drunken Trees: Dramatic Signs of Climate Change

Drunken Trees: Dramatic Signs of Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
As the permafrost melts in the north, forests no longer grow straight.
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Study shows lasting effects of drought in rainy Eastern U.S.

Study shows lasting effects of drought in rainy Eastern U.S. | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
This spring, more than 40 percent of the western U.S. is in a drought that the USDA deems "severe" or "exceptional." The same was true in 2013. In 2012, drought even spread to the humid east. But new research shows how short-lived but severe climatic events can trigger cascades of ecosystem change that last for centuries.
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The Tax Breaks That Are Killing the Planet

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In the face of a changing climate and a constrained domestic budget, the lunacy of fossil fuel subsidies is hard to overstate.
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Greenland's Melting: Creating A Different Climate than Earth Has Ever Seen

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July 28, 2013 Rolling Stone

Greenland's ice sheets are melting faster than anyone predicted. Why  glaciologist Jason Box's radical theory may not be so radical after all...

The expedition, called the Dark Snow Project, is the first crowd-sourced scientific research trip to Greenland. “The old ways of doing things aren’t working,” Box tells me one evening. “I want to pursue big ideas, but I also want to communicate them in ways that the public understands. Scientists need to do everything they can to wake people up. It is our job, our moral responsibility.”http://www.rollingstone.com/greenland-melting?stop_mobi=yes

 

                                                           WATCH
                                         "EXTREME ICE SURVEY"
Time-lapse proof of extreme ice loss. 95% of glaciers in the world are either retreating or shrinking
                        http://www.ted.com/playlists/30/natural_wonder

 

YES Magazine, January 3, 2014
▶  WHAT IF WIINSTON CHURCHILL WERE LEADING THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE? http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/how-to-eat-like-our-lives-depend-on-it/winston-churchill-leading-fight-climate-change

 

International Fund for Animal Welfare, December 11, 2013
-▶  DRAMATIC IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON ANIMALS MUST BE ADDRESSED http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/dramatic-impacts-climate-change-animals-must-be-addressed

 

 MSN News, April 22, 2013
-▶  KEYSTONE SPECIES' LOSS COULD CAUSE ECOSYSTEM TO COLLAPSE http://news.msn.com/science-technology/keystone-species-loss-could-cause-ecosystem-to-collapse

 

August 6, 2013 Science Codex

-▶ MARINE LIFE SPAWNS SOONER AS OCEANS WARM, RE-ARRANGING MARINE LANDSCAPE  http://www.sciencecodex.com/marine_life_spawns_sooner_as_oceans_warm-117042

 

-▶ ANTARCTIC ICE LOSS HAVING PROFOUND EFFECTS ON OCEAN FLOOR ECOLOGY  http://sco.lt/6cuyFF

 

May 12, 3013 About My Planet

-▶ ACIDIFICATION OF OCEANS RISKING ECOSYSTEMS
http://www.aboutmyplanet.com/climate-change/acidification-risking-ecosystems-of-oceans/

 

 -▶ KRILL SUPER-TRAWLERS PUSHING ANTARCTIC PENGUINS AND SEA LIFE TOWARD EXTINCTION  http://sco.lt/5G7sMj

 

 August 26, 2013 TerraDaily
-▶ SEA ICE DECLINE SPURS THE GREENING OF THE ARCTIC http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Sea_ice_decline_spurs_the_greening_of_the_Arctic_999.html

 

 Climate and Capitalism, December 08, 2013
▶  CLIMATE POLITICS MUST BE AS RADICAL AS THE CRISIS: THIS RACE TO WRECK AND POISON THE EARTH FOR PROFIT IS SUICIDAL http://climateandcapitalism.com/2013/12/08/climate-politics-must-be-radical-as-crisis/

 

                                   WATCH - NOVA - FULL EPISODE
                                                 "EXTREME ICE"
An acclaimed photographer teams up with scientists to document the runaway melting of arctic glaciers http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/earth/extreme-ice.html

 

 

-▶ CHANGING OUR WORLD FOREVER: THE WAY TO A NEW ARCTIC ECOSYSTEM  http://sco.lt/5j55xh

 

 July 25, 2013 NASA Climate Change: News -

-▶ AN UNRECOGNIZABLE ARCTIC Arctic systems may be reaching “tipping points” [2]—critical moments in time where a small change has large, potentially irreversible impacts (see sidebar) http://climate.nasa.gov/news/958

 

Climate Progress, October 9, 2013
-▶ AROUND THE ARCTIC, FROZEN EARTH IS THAWING AND CREATING 'DRUNKEN FORESTS' http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2013/10/09/2759181/alaska-permafrost-arctic-hudson-bay/

 

-▶ GREENLAND'S MELTING: CREATING A DIFFERENT CLIMATE THAN EARTH HAS EVER SEEN http://sco.lt/7MZUVV

 

-▶  ABRUPT CLIMATE DISASTER THREAT RAISES CALL FOR EARLY WARNING SYSTEM http://sco.lt/5iaoSH

 

 Bill Moyers, December 9, 2013
-▶ CLIMATE CHANGE OPENS THE ARCTIC TO SHIPPING, DRILLING, MILITARIZATION http://billmoyers.com/2013/12/09/climate-change-opens-the-arctic-to-shipping-drilling-militarization/

 

                                     OBAMA'S DRILL, BABY, DRILL: 

IN THE MIDST OF RECORD OIL, GAS BOOM AND CLIMATE CHANGE, OBAMA ADMIN TILL SEEKS MORE AND MORE PRODUCTION

                                             http://sco.lt/6ff30D

 

 

                                               ----- WATCH -----

       "ENDING THE SILENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE - THE POLITICS"

                                        Moyers and Company

                                              http://sco.lt/5St5Cj

 

 

 

-▶ GLOBAL WARMING IS HERE TO STAY, WHICHEVER WAY YOU LOOK AT IT http://sco.lt/6Na6zJ

 

-▶ POLAR BEARS 'MAY NEED TO BE FED BY HUMANS TO SURVIVE'  http://sco.lt/7JCUk5

 

Conservation Magazine, University of Washington, October 2, 2013
-▶ AS SEA ICE MELTS, CARIBOU CALVES GO HUNGRY http://conservationmagazine.org/2013/10/sea-ice-loss-hurts-caribou-calves/

 

August 2, 2013 TerraDaily
REPORT:

-▶ LOSS OF SEA ICE CAUSING DRASTIC IMPACT ON MARINE FOOD WEB AND LAND-BASED ECOLOGICAL CHANGES http://www.terradaily.com/reports/UM_Researcher_Finds_Loss_of_Sea_Ice_Causes_Ecological_Changes_999.html

 

The Guardian Environment, November 1, 2013
-▶ OCEANS HEATING UP FASTER NOW THAN IN THE PAST 10,000 YEARS - SCIENTIFIC STUDY http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2013/nov/01/global-warming-oceans-fastest-10000-years

 

 April 13, 2013 Counter Currents

-▶ ARCTIC WILL BE ALMOST COMPLETELY ICE-FREE BY 2020 http://www.countercurrents.org/cc130413.htm

 

July 20, 2013 Think Progress
-▶ GREENLAND AND ANTARCTICA "MAY BE VULNERABLE TO RAPID ICE LOSS THROUGH CATASTROPHIC DISINTEGRATION" http://www.globalpossibilities.org/greenland-and-antarctica-may-be-vulnerable-to-rapid-ice-loss-through-catastrophic-disintegration/

 

 October 19, 2006 Yale Global

-▶ PLANET IN PERIL - PART 1 - Jim Hansen, director of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, explores the implications of global warming in a two-part series for YaleGlobal...  http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/planet-peril-%E2%80%93-part-i

PLANET IN PERIL - PART II http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/planet-peril-%E2%80%93-part-ii

 

 

Live Science, September 20, 2013
-▶ ANCIENT FOREST THAWS FROM MELTING GLACIAL TOMB http://www.livescience.com/39819-ancient-forest-thaws.html

 

August 29, 2013 Reuters
-▶ GIANT CANYON FOUND ENTOMBED UNDER GREENLAND ICE http://www.trust.org/item/20130829175337-mn7bu/?source=hpbreaking

 

 August 26, 2013 Time Magazine

-▶ OCEAN ACIDIFICATION WILL MAKE CLIMATE CHANGE WORSE http://science.time.com/2013/08/26/ocean-acidification-will-make-climate-change-worse/

 

-▶ RAPIDLY RISING CO2 IN ATMOSPHERE CAUSING POTENTIAL CATASTROPHE IN ACIDIFYING OCEANS http://sco.lt/61C0R7

 

-▶ ARCTIC MELTING, OCEAN 'ACIDIFYING RAPIDLY': HIGHEST LEVELS IN 55 MILLION YEARS http://sco.lt/6yog9x

 

May 12, 3013 About My Planet

-▶ ACIDIFICATION OF OCEANS RISKING ECOSYSTEMS
http://www.aboutmyplanet.com/climate-change/acidification-risking-ecosystems-of-oceans/

 

-▶ COAL BURNING EXACTS A LETHAL PRICE http://sco.lt/8wLmKX

 

 

August 1, 2013 Summit County Citizens Voice

-▶ WHAT IF ARCTIC SEA ICE DOESN'T FORM IN WINTER? http://summitcountyvoice.com/2013/08/01/climate-what-if-arctic-sea-ice-doesnt-form-in-winter/

 

                                                      WATCH
                                      "FORTRESS OF THE BEARS"
Enter a world shaped by bears, trees, and salmon, and explores the delicate balance of their interconnected lives... http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/fortress-of-the-bears/introduction/7475/

 

 August 13, 2013 Alaska Dispatch

-▶ FROZEN DEBRIS LANDSLIDES THREATEN ALASKA PIPELINE AND ALASKA'S ECONOMY  http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130813/only-alaska-creeping-frozen-landslide-threatens-critical-highway-and-pipeline

 

 

-▶ OBAMA'S ARCTIC STRATEGY SETS OFF A CLIMATE TIME BOMB.  THE SUICIDAL RACE FOR ARCTIC'S NATURAL RESOURCES  http://sco.lt/5pPxWD

 

August 27, 2013 Al Jazeera
-▶ HOW THE ARCTIC OCEAN WILL TRANSFORM WORLD TRADE: CASHING IN ON CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/08/201382273357893832.html

 

 May 10, 2013

-▶ WORLD HITS 400 PPM C02 MILESTONE - HIGHEST IN 50 MILLION YEARS http://sco.lt/7yyCx7

 

 

Global Possibilities, October 30, 2013
▶  STUDY: ARCTIC SEA ICE LOSS SHIFTS JET STREAM, DRIVING DELUGES IN NW EUROPE, DROUGHT IN MEDITERRANEAN http://www.globalpossibilities.org/study-arctic-sea-ice-loss-shifts-jet-stream-driving-deluges-in-nw-europe-drought-in-mediterranean/

 

 

 August 5, 2013 Environment News Service

-▶ GLOBAL SCIENTIST SHOCKED BY TRUE SCALE OF OCEAN WARMING http://ens-newswire.com/2013/08/05/global-scientists-shocked-by-true-scale-of-ocean-warming/

 

August 9, 2013 Living on Earth
-▶ SECRET CASH FOR CLIMATE DENIAL: Investigating the anonymously funded Donor’s Trust and Donor’s Capital Fund http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=13-P13-00032&segmentID=2

 

-▶ 'WE ARE FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL," PACIFIC ISLAND LEADER WARNS:  Atolls are at risk of becoming uninhabitable as sea levels rise, Marshall islands president will tell summit... http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/01/pacific-islands-climate-change

 

 August 01, 2013 Mongabay
-▶ CLIMATE COULD WARM MORE RAPIDLY THAN ANY TIME IN THE LAST 65 MILLION YEARS According to a new review of 27 climate models, scientists say the global climate is likely to experience a warmth as great as any in the last 65 million years, only much, much faster... http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0801-hance-climate-pace.html

 

 

                                                     VIDEO

         MELTING PERMAFROST = A CLIMATE CHANGE TIME BOMB http://theenergycollective.com/globalwarmingisreal/193961/permafrost-climate-change-time-bomb

 

 

New Scientist

-▶ MAJOR METHANE RELEASE IS ALMOST INEVITABLE http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23205-major-methane-release-is-almost-inevitable.html

 

-▶ ARCTIC IS RELEASING HUNDREDS, PERHAPS THOUSANDS, OF ENORMOUS PLUMES OF METHANE DIRECTLY INTO EARTH' ATMOSPHERE http://sco.lt/6W97Mf

 

 August 4, 2013 Care2

-▶ HOW TO DESTROY ALASKA IN 4 EASY STEPS: A U.S. GOVERNMENT HANDBOOK  http://www.care2.com/causes/destroy-alaska-in-4-easy-steps-a-u-s-government-handbook.html

 

 

 

-▶ "WE HAVE FIVE MINUTES BEFORE MIDNIGHT"

UN CHIEF SCIENTIST URGEST ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE http://sco.lt/7r58s5

 

 -▶ WORLD CAN'T WAIT UNTIL 2020 ON CLIMATE CHANGE, SAYS NEW HIGHLY-DISTURBING INTERNATION ENERGY AGENCY REPORT http://sco.lt/82bCM5

 

-▶ LIVING IN THE ANTHROPOCENE: TOWARD A NEW GLOBAL ETHOS http://sco.lt/6FzKSX

 

 

 

-▶ Latest in GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE News by @pdjmoo on @scoopit http://sco.lt/7Myakz

 

 


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Canadian economy will lose billions to climate change: report | Toronto Star

Canadian economy will lose billions to climate change: report | Toronto Star | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
By 2050, as much as $43 billion could be sapped from the Canadian economy because of natural disasters
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IPCC report summary censored by governments around the world

IPCC report summary censored by governments around the world | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
 A major climate report presented to the world was censored by the very governments who requested it, frustrating and angering some of its lead authors.
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Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel

Cost of fighting warming 'modest,' says UN panel | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
BERLIN (AP) - The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.
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Telling the Human Story of Climate Change

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Climate change is a human story. It is fundamentally about people.
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Hope, Possibility and Opportunity in the Fight Against Climate Change | Center for Social Inclusion

Hope, Possibility and Opportunity in the Fight Against Climate Change | Center for Social Inclusion | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
On this Earth Day, while much of the focus will be on the dire warnings issued by the IPCC, we are offering a map that shows there is hope, possibility and opportunity. This map pinpoints communities across America that are taking the fight against climate change into their own hands by developing community-scale renewable energy and energy conservation projects. Our map highlights over 100 projects that are rooted in communities, with particular attention to communities of color, who by 2042 will become the majority in our nation. With the threat of climate change becoming more real every day, communities are coming together now to be participants, decision-makers and owners in a new energy economy. We call this Energy Democracy.
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Climate change is the fight of our lives – yet we can hardly bear to look at it

Climate change is the fight of our lives – yet we can hardly bear to look at it | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Naomi Klein: We're products of an industrial project, a project linked to fossil fuels. But humans have changed before and can change again
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The Hot Spot

The Hot Spot | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate scientists wonder why people don’t do more about global warming. Social scientists have some troubling answers.
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A very thoughtful piece - and important as we contemplate the implications of climate change.

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Climate change increasing massive wildfires in West

Climate change increasing massive wildfires in West | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Massive wildfires are on the increase in the western USA due to rising temperatures and worsening drought from climate change, and the trend could continue in the decades to come, new research suggests.
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IKEA to curb climate change with veggie Swedish meatballs

IKEA to curb climate change with veggie Swedish meatballs | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Swedish home furnishings giant plans to offer 'lower carbon alternatives' to the signature pork and beef meatballs gobbled up en masse at its in-store cafes.
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Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years

Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter forest conditions and management needs in the Northern United States have been outlined in a new report. "The northern quadrant of the United States includes 172 million acres of forest land and 124 million people," said one researcher. This report "is helping identify the individual and collective steps needed to ensure healthy and resilient futures for trees and people alike."
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Methane poses huge climate threat to Earth

Methane poses huge climate threat to Earth | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Today, industrial civilization has produced enough carbon dioxide to warm the planet and bring methane into the picture yet again.
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Study shows climate change disrupts natural relationships between species

Study shows climate change disrupts natural relationships between species | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A collaborative study released today involving scientists from the Cambridge Conservation Initiative has shown that climate change is altering species distributions and populations, seemingly through shifting interactions between species rather than direct responses to climate.
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IPCC author says Australia risks being left behind on climate 14/04/2014

IPCC author says Australia risks being left behind on climate 14/04/2014 | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
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Fire and drought may push Amazonian forests beyond tipping point

Fire and drought may push Amazonian forests beyond tipping point | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Future simulations of climate in the Amazon suggest a longer dry season leading to more drought and fires. Scientists have published a new study on the impacts of fire and drought on Amazon tree mortality. Their article found that prolonged droughts caused more intense and widespread wildfires, which consumed more forests in Amazonia than previously understood.
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World must end 'dirty' fuel use - UN

World must end 'dirty' fuel use - UN | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

There must be a "massive shift" to renewable energy, says the study released in Berlin.

 

It has been finalised after a week of negotiations between scientists and government officials.

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Odds that global warming is due to natural factors: Slim to none

Odds that global warming is due to natural factors: Slim to none | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study.
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