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How you pay farmers to watch their crop shrivel up and die

How you pay farmers to watch their crop shrivel up and die | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The federal crop insurance program puts farmers in a real bind. And as climate change intensifies, it's only getting worse.
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Meet The First Pacific Island Town To Relocate Thanks To Climate Change

Meet The First Pacific Island Town To Relocate Thanks To Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
"Relocation is the only option available that will keep the community safe and will allow for future growth and prosperity of the capital and the province."
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This is a bold plan, and it's success and challenges will be crucial not only for the community at stake, but also other communities in the Pacific working on climate change adaptation measures. Watch this space! 

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10 Places Where Climate Change Is Being Felt the Fastest - weather.com

10 Places Where Climate Change Is Being Felt the Fastest - weather.com | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Where is global warming already having major impacts? From South Florida to the Arctic, here's where the effects of climate change are being felt already.
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Corporate Australia in denial over climate change: Dunlop

Corporate Australia in denial over climate change: Dunlop | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Corporate Australia is in denial about climate change, former fossil fuels executive Ian Dunlop says.
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USGS Finds Growing Urban Sprawl in Southeast Rivals Threat of Climate Change

USGS Finds Growing Urban Sprawl in Southeast Rivals Threat of Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
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In China, Climate Change Is Already Here

In China, Climate Change Is Already Here | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
China is already feeling the effects of climate change, and the results could be devastating.
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Your bottled water comes from the most drought-ridden places in the country

Your bottled water comes from the most drought-ridden places in the country | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Popular brands like Aquafina and Dasani source mainly from catastrophically dry parts of the West.
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The Right-Wing Press' New Climate Change Lie

The Right-Wing Press' New Climate Change Lie | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
No, global warming is not on "hiatus."
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The 2014 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change Collection - EveryONE

The 2014 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change Collection - EveryONE | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Post authored by Collection Curator Ben Bond-Lamberty The impacts of climate change on global ecology, in its many forms and fields, were well represented
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White House video links climate change to West’s lengthening, worsening wildfire season

White House video links climate change to West’s lengthening, worsening wildfire season | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Obama's science adviser makes a topical case for climate action VIDEO
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6 hideous realities we must face because of climate change

6 hideous realities we must face because of climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Global warming is happening now, and there's nothing we can do to change the fact that we're already screwed
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World Maritime News - Transport Infrastructure Should Brace for Climate Change

World Maritime News - Transport Infrastructure Should Brace for Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
WorldMaritimeNews.com delivers expert coverage of the sectors that matter most to you and your business. This includes news and updates on operations, vessels, equipment, research, companies and the authorities dominating the maritime industry.
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Are Siberia’s methane blow-holes the first warning sign of unstoppable climate change?

Are Siberia’s methane blow-holes the first warning sign of unstoppable climate change? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
WHAT do three enormous craters in the Siberian wastelands have to do with a terrified American climate scientist? Methane. And that’s something to scare us all.
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White House: ignoring climate change will cost America billions.

White House: ignoring climate change will cost America billions. | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The longer we fail to act, the more it's going to cost us down the road.
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Water scarcity and climate change through 2095

Water scarcity and climate change through 2095 | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
What will a global water scarcity map look like in 2095? Radically different, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, depending on the type and the stringency of the climate mitigation policies chosen to reduce carbon pollution.
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Signal of anthropogenic climate change is written in the ice

Signal of anthropogenic climate change is written in the ice | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Take humans out of the equation and the glaciers would be in better health.

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Dams Cause Climate Change, They Are Not Clean Energy

Dams Cause Climate Change, They Are Not Clean Energy | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
But when I heard it quoted two days ago in this May 12 New Yorker story out of the mouth of Mark Tercek who is
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Global warming is moistening the atmosphere

Global warming is moistening the atmosphere | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
John Abraham: Human-caused global warming is causing the upper troposphere to become wetter
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How to Talk About Climate Change So People Will Listen

How to Talk About Climate Change So People Will Listen | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Environmentalists warn us that apocalypse awaits. Economists tell us that minimal fixes will get us through. Here's how we can move beyond the impasse. 
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This bug’s bite could turn you into a vegetarian

This bug’s bite could turn you into a vegetarian | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It's the one thing that could turn the most avid deer hunter into a vegetarian.
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Climate change: it’s time for the communications industry to pick a side

Climate change: it’s time for the communications industry to pick a side | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In a time of moral crisis and a battle for hearts, rather than minds, the communications industry must end its relationship with the climate change denial
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Climate change and livelihoods loss: A crisis without recognition

Climate change and livelihoods loss: A crisis without recognition | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Rising temperatures are a significant driver of permanent migration among poor farmers in Indonesia, according to a recent study. It found that temperature increases, due to their long-term effects on household income, were a far more significant driver of migration than extreme events such as floods. Based on the results, the researchers further estimated that a two degree increase in temperature could force up to 5% of the population to migrate by the end of the century.

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Bite-sized climate talk: Yale preps daily 90-second pubradio show on climate change | Current.org

Bite-sized climate talk: Yale preps daily 90-second pubradio show on climate change | Current.org | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
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China's surprise on climate change: Our view

China's surprise on climate change: Our view | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It's not true the Chinese aren't doing anything about pollution. Their reasons just happen to be more domestic than global.
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10 reasons to be hopeful that we will overcome climate change

10 reasons to be hopeful that we will overcome climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
From action in China and the US to falling solar costs and rising electric car sales, there is cause to be hopeful
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Climate Change and the American Way

Climate Change and the American Way | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Other than drilling deep into the ground and burning fossilized hydrocarbons, we've invented better ways to do everything. At time when America's economic superiority is facing unprecedented challenges, are we really willing to believe that the 100-y...
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