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China, Mexico Leading Fight on Climate Change With New CO2 Laws

China, Mexico Leading Fight on Climate Change With New CO2 Laws | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
China, Mexico and other emerging economies are leading the fight against climate change by passing laws to cut carbon and raise energy efficiency, the Globe International alliance of lawmakers said today.
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Scientists Warn Climate Change is Threatening World's Most Expansive Temperate Rainforests

Scientists Warn Climate Change is Threatening World's Most Expansive Temperate Rainforests | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
ASHLAND, Ore., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International climate change and rainforest experts warned that...
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A Thirsty, Violent World - The New Yorker

A Thirsty, Violent World - The New Yorker | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Growing hunger and the struggle to find clean water for billions of people are clearly connected.
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How screwed are your state's oysters?

How screwed are your state's oysters? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new map pinpoints when ocean acidification will become a big problem near you.
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Sundarbans islands disappear into sea, India, Bangladesh unprepared for 13 million-person exodus

Sundarbans islands disappear into sea, India, Bangladesh unprepared for 13 million-person exodus | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Dozens of islands in the Sundarbans delta could disappear within a couple decades, so where will the 13 million inhabitants go?
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New climate change report paints alarming future for Staten Island: 10 things you should know

New climate change report paints alarming future for Staten Island: 10 things you should know | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The New York City Panel on Climate Change released a report Tuesday that painted an alarming future for the five boroughs.
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U.S. Soon to Face Worst “Megadroughts” in a Millennium, Scientists Predict

U.S. Soon to Face Worst “Megadroughts” in a Millennium, Scientists Predict | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Within this century, climate change will bring "megadroughts" that will rival any drought seen for the past 1,000 years.
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And, of course, weather does not stop at borders

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Southwest, Central Plains Face ‘Unprecedented’ Drought | Climate Central

Southwest, Central Plains Face ‘Unprecedented’ Drought | Climate Central | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change could make 'unprecedented' drought almost a given in the western U.S. by 2100.
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The NASA maps show the interconnectedness of life. Global food security is at risk, as major food producing areas dry up.

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The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Is Right Outside Your Door

The Best Technology for Fighting Climate Change Is Right Outside Your Door | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
One of the “most promising” ways we can engineer our planet is also one of the oldest.
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Climate Change Puts Alaska's Sled Dog Races On Thin Ice

Climate Change Puts Alaska's Sled Dog Races On Thin Ice | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Warm temperatures and dwindling snow have shaken even the toughest mushers. Alaskans are worried about the future of their state sport.
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Climate Change Is Young People’s 'Lunch Counter Moment' » EcoWatch

Climate Change Is Young People’s 'Lunch Counter Moment' » EcoWatch | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Today, while the fight for equality continues, because of climate change it is no longer just about equality, but
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As climate change worsens, coffee addicts may be in for a jolt

As climate change worsens, coffee addicts may be in for a jolt | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
As climate change worsens, coffee addicts may be in for a jolt
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The Climate Change Elevator Pitch

The Climate Change Elevator Pitch | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
So you’re in an elevator, or at a party, or eating dinner with relatives, and someone says, “I don’t get what’s the big deal about climate change. What’s going on?” What do you say? That depends on who you are and what you know. What if you’re a climate scientist...
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See How The World Can Live Well And Still Deal With Climate Change

See How The World Can Live Well And Still Deal With Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Use this fun tool to tweak the future and save the planet or see how hard that will be to actually do.
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Great white shark lurking near Washington State's Ocean Shores

Great white shark lurking near Washington State's Ocean Shores | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Washington State's Fish and Wildlife Department is warning people along the coast that a great white shark is swimming in its waters after a seal was found with its lower half bitten off.
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Is drought the new normal for Southern California?

Is drought the new normal for Southern California? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is altering Earth's most important atmospheric weather cell, drawing more moisture into the deep tropics and broadening areas of drought at higher latitudes, according to a new study.
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Climate change denier took $1.25 million from Koch brothers, energy companies: Greenpeace

Climate change denier took $1.25 million from Koch brothers, energy companies: Greenpeace | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
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A prominent academic and climate change denier’s work was funded almost entirely by the energy industry, receiving more than $1.2m from companies, lobby groups and oil billionaires over more than a decade, newly released documents show.


Over the last 14 years Willie Soon, a researcher at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics , received a total of $1.25m from Exxon Mobil, Southern Company, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and a foundation run by the ultra-conservative Koch brothers, the documents obtained by Greenpeace through freedom of information filings show.

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After searing tragedy, Everest’s deadliest route is now off-limits

After searing tragedy, Everest’s deadliest route is now off-limits | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Nepal is changing the path through Mount Everest's treacherous Khumbu Icefall, where 16 Sherpas were killed by a collapsed piece of glacier last spring.
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Climate Scientist Tries Arts To Stir Hearts Regarding Earth's Fate

Climate Scientist Tries Arts To Stir Hearts Regarding Earth's Fate | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Physicist Robert Davies worked with a classical quartet and two visual artists to create a musical performance about climate change. The music and images, he says, help the information take hold.
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Grizzly Bears Are Waking Up Early This Year, and Climate Change Could Make That a Bad Habit

Grizzly Bears Are Waking Up Early This Year, and Climate Change Could Make That a Bad Habit | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A warm winter has roused the omnivores in the middle of February, which reduces their chance of survival.
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These are the impacts of climate change we will never be able to fix

These are the impacts of climate change we will never be able to fix | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
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Why lots of rain offers little relief to drought-stricken California (+video)

Why lots of rain offers little relief to drought-stricken California (+video) | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Parts of Northern California received up to a foot of rain during two storms this weekend, but the stream of precipitation was too warm to bring any much needed snow.
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This in-depth calculator lets you play around with ways to solve global warming

This in-depth calculator lets you play around with ways to solve global warming | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
One notable surprise? A small shift in our meat-eating habits could have a huge effect.
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Eco Act (@eco_act on Twitter)'s curator insight, February 9, 10:32 AM

Have a look ! What do you think?

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Ancient climate 'backs predictions'

Ancient climate 'backs predictions' | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Evidence from the last warm period in the Earth's ancient past suggests the climate will respond as expected to rising CO2 levels.

The research, published in Nature, is in line with future predictions from the IPCC, says the UK-led team.

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Watch Chinese Air Pollution Work Its Way Around the World in This Scary NASA Animation 

Watch Chinese Air Pollution Work Its Way Around the World in This Scary NASA Animation  | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
New research shows that when it comes to air pollution, what happens in Asia doesn't stay there for long.
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