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ExxonMobil admits climate change is real (2)

ExxonMobil admits climate change is real (2) | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Global warming is real. It is caused by human activity. We have choices. We can let this process continue or we can alter our course.
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How Climate Change is Destroying Our National Parks

How Climate Change is Destroying Our National Parks | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
America's national parks are being adversely affected by climate change, with temperatures becoming more extreme in recent years compared to the historical norms of the last century, a new study by the National Park Service (NPS) finds.

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Up to $4 trillion worth of assets at risk from climate change in cities worldwide

Up to $4 trillion worth of assets at risk from climate change in cities worldwide | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Up to US$4 trillion worth of assets are at risk from climate change in cities worldwide, according to a new report from CDP.
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Kiribati and Climate Change: The Fight You Don't Read About

Kiribati and Climate Change: The Fight You Don't Read About | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
"Plagued by sea-level rise," "Besieged by the rising tide of climate change," and "Climate change destroys Pacific Island Nation" are the headlines you are most likely to stumble across. Sadly, this island nation, rose t...
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Canada Struggles with Melting Permafrost as Climate Warms

Canada Struggles with Melting Permafrost as Climate Warms | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Warming temperatures in the Great White North are melting important ice roads and heating waterways beyond optimal temperatures for some fish
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PLOS launches Responding to Climate Change Collection - EveryONE

PLOS launches Responding to Climate Change Collection - EveryONE | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Today PLOS ONE launches the Responding to Climate Change Collection. At its centre is a paper published last December, “Assessing ‘Dangerous Climate Change
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Unitarians divest from Fossil Fuels: Clear Commitment on Climate Change

Unitarians divest from Fossil Fuels: Clear Commitment on Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
By Robyn Purchia In some good new in the fight against climate change, the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) passed a &helip;
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No country will escape climate change, warns Ministry of Defence

No country will escape climate change, warns Ministry of Defence | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
NEWS: Rising sea levels, drought and food shortages likely to increase without cut in climate warming gases
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Physicist offers $30,000 to disprove climate change - CNET

Physicist offers $30,000 to disprove climate change - CNET | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A physics professor and climate change expert is offering $30,000 of his own money to anyone who can provide irrefutable proof that man-made climate change doesn't exist.
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Climate Change Goes Underwater

Climate Change Goes Underwater | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Ocean acidification is rising at its fastest pace in 300 million years. Local action can help protect the water, shellfish and coral reefs.
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Climate Change: Implications for Extractive and Primary Industries

Climate Change: Implications for Extractive and Primary Industries | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
New IPCC summary demonstrates the implications of climate change for extractive and primary industries.
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6 Major Climate Change Myths, Debunked

6 Major Climate Change Myths, Debunked | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In an effort to clear up the climate confusion, here are the top six climate myths, debunked.
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Climate change to impact even deep-ocean ecosystems, scientists say

Climate change to impact even deep-ocean ecosystems, scientists say | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Even tiny crustaceans scuttling across the deepest, darkest depths of the ocean floor will feel the effects of climate change, according to a new study …
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Tackling climate change would grow global economy, World Bank says

Tackling climate change would grow global economy, World Bank says | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Bank's president, Jim Yong Kim, says findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change
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Is Ethanol Causing Food Disruption and Contributing to Climate Change?

Is Ethanol Causing Food Disruption and Contributing to Climate Change? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Studies point to ethanol mandates causing more harm than good. Are there alternatives? - Jonathan Cook - Energy
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Climate change spurs planting of “resilient” gardens in Vancouver

Climate change spurs planting of “resilient” gardens in Vancouver | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In Vancouver, climate change is projected to lead to more precipitation in winter and less in summer.
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The Economist calculates the enormous cost of ignoring climate change -The Common Sense Canadian

The Economist calculates the enormous cost of ignoring climate change -The Common Sense Canadian | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
From billions in coastal property damage to the effects of extreme weather on food production, The Economist calculates the cost of ignoring climate change.
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Methane’s Role In Climate Change

Methane’s Role In Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
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What Every Governor Really Believes About Climate Change, In One Handy Map

What Every Governor Really Believes About Climate Change, In One Handy Map | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Fifteen out of twenty-nine sitting Republican governors deny climate science despite the overwhelming level of scientific consensus, the enormous cost to taxpayers, and the critical place governors occupy in implementing new limits on carbon pollution. None of the country’s Democratic governors have made public statements denying climate change.

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Climate change hitting US national parks hard: Study

Climate change hitting US national parks hard: Study | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Several national parks in the U.S. are experiencing extreme climate change over the last few decades, and this is likely to speed up unless some concrete steps..
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MPs warn food prices 'to rocket' thanks to climate change and rising demand

MPs warn food prices 'to rocket' thanks to climate change and rising demand | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A Government select committee urged ministers to do more to bring in GM food to boost “food security”
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Climate change: Australia and US are moving in opposite directions

Climate change: Australia and US are moving in opposite directions | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
While the Liberals move to dismantle the carbon price, a new report in the US highlights the huge risks involved
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Climate change: The high cost of doing nothing

Climate change: The high cost of doing nothing | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It was the hottest May ever, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says. The world’s average surface temperature was 0.74ºC above its 20th-century average. Alaska was almost 2ºC above its 1971-2000 level.
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Straw albedo mitigates extreme heat

Straw albedo mitigates extreme heat | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Fields that are not tilled after crop harvesting reflect a greater amount of solar radiation than tilled fields. This phenomenon can reduce temperatures in heat waves by as much as 2 °C, as researchers have demonstrated in a recent study.
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Climate Change Poses 'Severe Health Risks' to Outdoor Workers

Climate Change Poses 'Severe Health Risks' to Outdoor Workers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new report predicts that the Southwest, Southeast, and upper Midwest "will likely see several months of 95°F days each year."
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Michael Bloomberg, Hank Paulson tally cost of climate change -The Common Sense Canadian

Michael Bloomberg, Hank Paulson tally cost of climate change -The Common Sense Canadian | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies, a new study chaired by Michael Bloomberg and Hank Paulson finds.
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