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Global warming researcher gets stuck in ice

A funny thing happened during Australian climate-change professor Chris Turney's venture to retrace a 1912 research expedition in Antarctica and gauge how climate change has affected the continent: Years ago, global warming believers renamed the...
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How Pacific Islanders Are Fighting Climate Change With Canoes

How Pacific Islanders Are Fighting Climate Change With Canoes | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
People from 16 different countries will voyage to Australia to deliver traditional canoes to major fossil fuel industry supporters. They want to highlight the dire consequences of climate change.
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Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe

Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
For perspective on how climate change is affecting lakes, those of us here in the U.S. can just look across the pond, where scientists and the agencies involved in meeting the European Union’s Water Framework Directive have amassed an impressive body of research on the topic. Not only are extreme weather events such as droughts…
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Climate change fuelling forest fires, says U of S expert

Climate change fuelling forest fires, says U of S expert | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A researcher at the University of Saskatchewan is not sure this is the smoking gun, but has little doubt climate change is contributing to all those fires in the west and far north.
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NOAA: Climate change is getting worse

NOAA: Climate change is getting worse | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Changes in the earth's climate are increasing at a steady rate, NOAA warned in a new report.
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​How ​Your Tax Dollars Fund Climate Change Denial

​How ​Your Tax Dollars Fund Climate Change Denial | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
This report from Oil Change International shows just how much the government subsidizes fossil fuel companies
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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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Tegan Butts's curator insight, July 15, 7:39 PM

National parks in Hawaii are getting hottier and dryer. Parks in north are warmmer and wetter.thew drastic change is weather the flora and funa cant adapt This will require difficult management decisions requiring input from the public and other stakeholders, likely pitting the public interest of the national parks against the rights of private property. For example, the report says, Point Reyes, the only national seashore on the Pacific coast, may need to create new protected shoreline and wetlands on neighboring land rather than build seawalls to protect those it already has.

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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 models on the mark, Australian-led research finds

Climate models on the mark, Australian-led research finds | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A common refrain by climate sceptics that surface temperatures have not warmed over the past 17 years, implying climate models predicting otherwise are unreliable, has been refuted by new research led by James Risbey, a senior CSIRO researcher.
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Rabbi Preaches From Church Pulpits To Raise Awareness Of Climate Change

Rabbi Preaches From Church Pulpits To Raise Awareness Of Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
(RNS) Rabbi Moti Rieber travels the politically red state of Kansas armed with the book of Genesis, a psalm and even the words of Jesus to lecture church audiences, or sermonize if they’ll let him, about the threat of global warming.

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How to stop climate change making food less nutritious?

How to stop climate change making food less nutritious? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
More ecological ways of growing crops could help avoid an African health crisis
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Mysterious Siberian Crater Found at "End of the World" May Portend Methane Climate Catastrophe

Mysterious Siberian Crater Found at "End of the World" May Portend Methane Climate Catastrophe | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Oblique view of crater shows an elevated rim but around a deep hole. This morphology is indicative of a methane explosion, not a meteorite impact or surface collapse into a sink hole.
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6 ways climate change is ruining summer for everyone

6 ways climate change is ruining summer for everyone | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Heat waves are only the beginning -- it's about to get really ugly out there, everyone VIDEO
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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

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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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Gabriole Van Bryce's curator insight, July 2, 12:42 PM

Thanks for this scoop, Cathryn!