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Downsides and options of a changing climate
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Obesity impacts weight of nations

Obesity impacts weight of nations | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Researchers say that increasing levels of fatness around the world could have the same impact on global resources as an extra billion people.
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How to convince climate sceptics to be pro-environment

How to convince climate sceptics to be pro-environment | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Converting climate-change sceptics is futile, but you can persuade them to take action anyway by focusing on social benefits, not environmental...
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Disaster in slow motion: The retreating Himalayas: food security at stake

Disaster in slow motion: The retreating Himalayas: food security at stake | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Irregu­lar glacia­l meltin­g may render the entire region food-insecu­re.
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Rising sea levels a ‘slow 7.7 billion dollar disaster’

Rising sea levels a ‘slow 7.7 billion dollar disaster’ | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Get two generations together to create a three-minute video demonstrating how to prepare a dish. It could be breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack. Share your recipe and have a chance to win prizes worth up to $1,500! Check out www.bettertogetherbc.ca to learn more and see examples of videos submitted in previous years.

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Report shows climate change, growth will strain state's water supply | Yakima Herald-Republic

Report shows climate change, growth will strain state's water supply | Yakima Herald-Republic | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Yakima, WA Herald-Republic newspaper features local news, sports, obituaries, weather, classifieds, homes, autos, jobs in Yakima, Washington.
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Kaiser Permanente Links Climate Change to Health Care

Kaiser Permanente (KP), one of the largest health care providers in America, has a clear mission: improve health. In a surprising and welcome twist, KP is publicly recognizing that climate change threatens that mission.
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Want to solve climate change? Let forests be forests.

Want to solve climate change? Let forests be forests. | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Want to solve climate change?  Let forests be forests. That’s the message of a new study released last month by the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University and Oregon State University.   The study comes at a time when biomass...
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Doomed panel sends Harper "reality check" on global warming

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper blamed the former Liberal government Wednesday after receiving a ``reality check'' from a federal advisory panel about the economic dangers of delaying national policies to address global warming.
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Towards an Environment of (Gender) Balance

Towards an Environment of (Gender) Balance | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It may surprise you to consider that climate change is not an equal opportunity phenomena. Women are affected to a much greater degree by climate change and the socioeconomic and environmental disasters it brings.
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Research shows humans main cause of global warming

Research shows humans main cause of global warming | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A US-led research group is claiming to have bolstered the argument that global warming is real, and humans are largely to blame.
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China's climate change rate could be faster than thought, study suggests

China's climate change rate could be faster than thought, study suggests | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Data indicate China's carbon emissions could be 20% higher, prompting fears Earth is warming at a much faster rate...
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Himalayan glaciers dwindle each year - The Times of India

Himalayan glaciers dwindle each year - The Times of India | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Global warming is diminishing the Chhota Shigri glacier in the Pir Panjal ranges of Himachal at 0.67 metres a year, report French and Indian researchers.
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Study predicts imminent irreversible planetary collapse - SFU News - Simon Fraser University

Study predicts imminent irreversible planetary collapse - SFU News - Simon Fraser University | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Using scientific theories, toy ecosystem modeling and paleontological evidence as a crystal ball, 18 scientists, including an SFU professor, predict the Earth’s ecosystems are careering towards an imminent, irreversible collapse.
In Approaching a state-shift in Earth’s biosphere, a paper just published in Nature, the authors examine the Earth’s accelerating loss of biodiversity, increasingly extreme climate fluctuations, its ecosystems’ growing connectedness and its radically changing total energy budget. They suggest these are all precursors to reaching a planetary state threshold or tipping point.

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Arctic plant growth 'could speed up global warming'

Arctic plant growth 'could speed up global warming' | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Arctic plant growth 'could speed up global warming'...
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Read the Disturbing Death Threats Sent to a Top Climate Scientist

Read the Disturbing Death Threats Sent to a Top Climate Scientist | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
James Delingpole, perhaps the most vociferous climate change naysayer in the U.K., doesn't believe climate scientists get hate mail.
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Climate change results in rainier Vancouver spring

Climate change results in rainier Vancouver spring | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
With the city's increasingly rainy climate, buying bigger umbrellas is the least of peoples' worries.
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Fighting Climate Change With Carbon Capture May Cause Quakes

Fighting Climate Change With Carbon Capture May Cause Quakes | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Burying carbon dioxide in the
ground, considered a promising way to combat climate change, may
increase the risk of earthquakes, according to a report.
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As Politicians Debate Climate Change, Our Forests Wither

As Politicians Debate Climate Change, Our Forests Wither | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
North America is witnessing the largest pine-beetle epidemic in recorded history. Climate change is more than likely to blame, but why is it so hard to admit that?
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Scientists: Climate Change Causing Green Life to Bloom Under Arctic Ice

Scientists: Climate Change Causing Green Life to Bloom Under Arctic Ice | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A massive phytoplankton bloom under Arctic sea ice is yet more evidence of the effects of climate change.
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Oil Companies That Caused Climate Change Now Fear Its Financial Impacts

Oil Companies That Caused Climate Change Now Fear Its Financial Impacts | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
by Ryan Koronowski, via The Climate Reality Project We all know oil companies make an amazing amount of money ($33.5 billion in 2012 first quarter profits by the Big Five alone) selling gasoline and other petroleum products to the world.
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Extinction of woolly mammoths has 'lessons for modern climate change'

Extinction of woolly mammoths has 'lessons for modern climate change'...
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Climate change will boost number of US West’s wildfires

Climate change will boost number of US West’s wildfires | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Almost all of North America and most of Europe will see wildfires more often by the year 2100, the scientists claim.
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Climate change could chill international relations in Arctic

Climate change could chill international relations in Arctic | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new cold war is on the horizon in international politics, warns a report coauthored by a University of Saskatchewan researcher.
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The threat posed by climate change in Bangladesh – in pictures

The threat posed by climate change in Bangladesh – in pictures | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Christian Aid highlights the plight of the millions of Bangladeshis forced to live along constantly changing river systems on World Environment Day...
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NASA finds surprising level of plant life growth under Arctic ice

NASA finds surprising level of plant life growth under Arctic ice | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In a discovery which may require the need to re-evaluate future climate change models NASA announced on Thursday that a scientific expedition in the Arctic Ocea...
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