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An Early Bloom for Washington

An Early Bloom for Washington | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Every year, thousands of tourists flock to our nation's capitol for the Cherry Blossom Festival. The festival is now taking place -- but without the spectacular blooms. A freak weather anomaly? No. It's consistent with an undeniable trend.
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Test Test Test Genetically Engineered Salmon to Be Released in US Supermarkets Today for the First Time in History; Labeling on the Fish is Unclear

Test Test Test Genetically Engineered Salmon to Be Released in US Supermarkets Today for the First Time in History; Labeling on the Fish is Unclear | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Test Test Test. Consumers must petition FDA for stronger labeling standards for genetically engineered salmon and other genetically modified foods, according to Eat Real Food International. GM salmon hits supermarket...
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Stopping Climate Change Is Much Cheaper Than You Think

Stopping Climate Change Is Much Cheaper Than You Think | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A UK report confirms the cost of preventing climate change would cost the average citizen just pennies a day.
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China's grain at risk from climate change

China's agricultural security is at risk from climate change and the selling of arable lands.
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Climate change: troubled waters for trout? - News Blog - Rochester City Newspaper

Climate change: troubled waters for trout?, New York's trout season started yesterday and, as in years past, local anglers were making some good catches.But in the not-too-distant future, trout anglers may be faced with a different scenario.
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Military sees threats, worry in climate change — The Daily Climate

Military sees threats, worry in climate change — The Daily Climate | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Climate policy may be a minefield in U.S. politics, but the Pentagon sees liabilities of a different kind and is forging ahead with plans to reduce the military's carbon footprint and prepare for climate impacts.


'It's about returning more of our brave sailors and Marines.'

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Penguins 'Fly' On 'Frozen Planet' In Awesome Slow-Motion Video

Penguins 'Fly' On 'Frozen Planet' In Awesome Slow-Motion Video | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, the filmmakers of the new documentary series "Frozen Planet" caused quite a bit of penguin pandemonium on the web with a video of two penguins in flight -- as passengers on a plane, that is.
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Arctic Sea Ice Eyed for Clues to Weather Extremes

Arctic Sea Ice Eyed for Clues to Weather Extremes | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Amid seesawing temperatures, suspicion is focused on the decline of sea ice in the Arctic, believed to be a consequence of the human release of greenhouse gases.
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Two degree target 'out of reach': Former UN climate chief - Times LIVE

Two degree target 'out of reach': Former UN climate chief - Times LIVE | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The UN's former climate chief says the global warming pledge he helped set at the Copenhagen Summit little more than two years ago is already unattainable.
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Indigenous Peoples Needed to Meet the Challenge of Climate Change

Indigenous Peoples Needed to Meet the Challenge of Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
  “Planning is not part of our culture. You just get up in the morning and do what you need to do for the day,” said Marilyn Wallace of the Kuku Nyungka ‘mob’ (aboriginal nation) in northern Queensland, Australia.
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Lyme Disease Pushes Northward: Scientific American

Lyme Disease Pushes Northward: Scientific American | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The spread of the tick-borne disease may result in an increase in infections...
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Coping With Climate Change: 2 Texas Towns Struggle for Water | PBS NewsHour | March 22, 2012

Coping With Climate Change: 2 Texas Towns Struggle for Water | PBS NewsHour | March 22, 2012 | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The recent drought and record temperatures in Texas put an unprecedented strain on water resources across the state.
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Energy requirements make Antarctic fur seal pups vulnerable to climate change

Energy requirements make Antarctic fur seal pups vulnerable to climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new study has found that changing weather conditions can impact the metabolic rates of fur seal pups.
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Proof of the Disintegrating Antarctic Ice Shelf; China's Weird Weather

Proof of the Disintegrating Antarctic Ice Shelf; China's Weird Weather | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Discovered: A GIF that proves the Antarctic Ice shelf's super fast disintegration, rising CO2 levels did cause global warming millions of years ago, a climate change fighting plant and China gets rain in all the wrong places. ...
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Heat-resistant seeds, ecological agriculture: growing food after climate change.

Heat-resistant seeds, ecological agriculture: growing food after climate change. | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
On Thursday, April 12, Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State, will host a live event in Washington, D.C., on the future of food.
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Matterhorn disintegrating in the face of global warming

Matterhorn disintegrating in the face of global warming | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
With its four steep faces reflecting the compass points, the mighty Matterhorn has proven an irresistible and often deadly challenge to mountaineers.
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Climate Change Deniers Don't Want Us to Connect the Dots on Extreme Weather

Climate Change Deniers Don't Want Us to Connect the Dots on Extreme Weather | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
I've just had a fascinating up close and personal experience of the right-wing climate denial echo chamber in action.
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Fertilizer use responsible for increase in nitrous oxide in atmosphere

Fertilizer use responsible for increase in nitrous oxide in atmosphere | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Chemists have analyzed the isotopic composition of nitrous oxide – a greenhouse and ozone-destroying gas - in air samples from as far back as 1940 and found the fingerprint of nitrogen-based fertilizer.
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How a Grassroots Rebellion Won the Nation's Biggest Climate Victory

How a Grassroots Rebellion Won the Nation's Biggest Climate Victory | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Activists have imposed a de facto moratorium on new coal—and beat the Obama EPA to the punch.
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A Message From a Republican Meteorologist on Climate Change

A Message From a Republican Meteorologist on Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
I'm going to tell you something that my Republican friends are loath to admit out loud: climate change is real. But my climate epiphany wasn't overnight, and it had nothing to do with Al Gore.
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Many canned tuna brands getting more sustainable - Technology & Science - CBC News

Many canned tuna brands getting more sustainable - Technology & Science - CBC News | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Canned tuna sold under the Gold Seal, Ocean's, Safeway and Sobey's Our Compliments brands have improved their commitment to sustainable fishing enough to get a nod from Greenpeace Canada.
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Rising temperatures spark irreversible climate change fears for Earth, study claims

Rising temperatures spark irreversible climate change fears for Earth, study claims | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Earth is heading towards irreversible, runaway climate change by 2050, a major new study has suggested.
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Can polar bears put climate change back on the agenda?

Can polar bears put climate change back on the agenda? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Polar bears are running out of places to live due to climate change, which is warming their habitat in the Arctic — as it is in the other cold region where they don't live: the Antarctic. In fact, this warming is occurring even more dramatically than even some of the most dire projections, and now there is a discussion about whether we can even preserve the species.

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Anti-seal hunt activists find a strange ally in climate change

Anti-seal hunt activists find a strange ally in climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Even the weather has turned against Maritime sealers...
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Why Religious People Must Speak Up About Climate Change

Why Religious People Must Speak Up About Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
God demands that religious voices be raised to expose the many deaths that will result from rich and rising countries' continued failure to mitigate carbon emissions.
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