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Downsides and options of a changing climate
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UPDATE: Climate Denial Bombshell

UPDATE: Climate Denial Bombshell | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A major event in the U.S. political battle over climate change happened this week with the unauthorized release of secret internal documents that reveal the finances and truly Machiavellian strategy of the Heartland Institute.
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Emerging economies slam Canada over Kyoto withdrawal

Emerging economies slam Canada over Kyoto withdrawal | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Environment Minister Peter Kent is rejecting new questions from the world's largest emerging economies about the Canadian government's sincerity and credibility on fighting climate change in light of its decision to walk away from the Kyoto Protocol.
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The end of the line for our biggest trees?

The end of the line for our biggest trees? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Big trees evolved for longevity and stability, commodities in short supply these days, says Professor Bill Laurance.
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Dramatic changes to sea algae could have harmful effects for human health: Welsh academics - Wales News - News - WalesOnline

Dramatic changes to sea algae could have harmful effects for human health: Welsh academics - Wales News - News - WalesOnline | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
DRAMATIC changes to sea algae could have harmful knock-on effects for human health and the rest of the food chain, research from Welsh scientists has revealed.
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Has the Earth's Missing Heat Been Found?

Has the Earth's Missing Heat Been Found? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Starting in about 2003, a slowdown in heat buildup was observed in the ocean while greenhouse gases continued to build up in the atmosphere, trapping more heat. Six years later Kevin Trenberth asked, where was the missing heat?
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Probiotic foods could 'disappear' due to constant  scientific rejection of health and digestion claims  

Probiotic foods could 'disappear' due to constant  scientific rejection of health and digestion claims   | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
After bombarding consumers with a barrage of confusing messages about the health benefits of probiotic bacteria, the dairy industry may be done fighting to prove whether it's health gold or health junk.
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Oceans could run out of oxygen

Oceans could run out of oxygen | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Global warming could lead to more of the world’s oceans becoming “dead zones” – where a lack of oxygen leads to marine life dying out.
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Bill McKibben: Climate Denial Is Creating "The Great Carbon Bubble" | Media | AlterNet

Bill McKibben: Climate Denial Is Creating "The Great Carbon Bubble" | Media | AlterNet | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Telling the truth about climate change would require pulling away the biggest punchbowl in history. That's why the fight is so pitched.
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Study Reveals Climate Change's Large Scale Damages to Corals

he results of a study showed that climate change and dramatic shifts in sea temperatures can cause short and long term damages to the world coral reefs.

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Bill Gates backs climate scientists lobbying for large-scale geoengineering

Bill Gates backs climate scientists lobbying for large-scale geoengineering | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Other wealthy individuals have also funded a series of reports into the future use of technologies to geoengineer the climate...
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Is it possible to debate climate change with true believers?

Is it possible to debate climate change with true believers? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Summary: The comments in reply to the posts on the FM website often provide valuable information.  Sometimes new information and insights.  Sometimes revealing the tactics and thinking of faction...
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Yellow-cedar decline linked to cold snaps, lack of snow

Yellow-cedar decline linked to cold snaps, lack of snow | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
They began dying in the early 20th century, leaving scientists with a perplexing and enduring mystery about what exactly has been killing vast swaths of yellow-cedar forests along the Pacific Coast of southeast Alaska and northwest British Columbia.
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`Climate change: Those creating problems least willing to take action`

`Climate change: Those creating problems least willing to take action` | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Talking to OneWorld South Asia, Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, underlines the critical role of nuclear energy for development and how DSDS forum provides an essential platform for youth to exchange their views.
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Climate change increases risk of storm surges, according to MIT study

Climate change increases risk of storm surges, according to MIT study | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Scientists from MIT have developed a method to examine how multiple effects of climate change – including the combination of sea-level rise and stronger hurricanes -- will affect storm surges that wash over sea walls and inundate communities,...
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Fish of Antarctica threatened by climate change

Fish of Antarctica threatened by climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A study of the evolutionary history of Antarctic fish and their "anti-freeze" proteins illustrates how tens of millions of years ago a lineage of fish adapted to newly formed polar conditions -- and how today they are endangered by a rapid rise in...
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How Much Ice Is Vanishing? You Don't Want to Know | Climate Central

How Much Ice Is Vanishing? You Don't Want to Know | Climate Central | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate Central bridges the scientific community and the public, providing clear, honest information to help people make sound decisions about climate and energy.
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Climate Change Bird Atlas

Climate Change Bird Atlas | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
An interactive online bird atlas gives you a sneak peek at the fate of 150 American bird species under different climate scenarios and emission levels.
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Anti-obesity panic blamed for new eating disorder

Anti-obesity panic blamed for new eating disorder | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
DOCTORS have started treating a new type of eating disorder, warning aggressive anti-obesity campaigns are driving healthy children to starvation.
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Ocean warming causes elephant seals to dive deeper

Ocean warming causes elephant seals to dive deeper | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Global warming is having an effect on the dive behavior and search for food of southern elephant seals. Researchers have discovered that the seals dive deeper for food when in warmer water.
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Farmers May Have Kicked Off Local #ClimateChange 3,500 Years Ago

Farmers May Have Kicked Off Local #ClimateChange 3,500 Years Ago | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Humans may have been causing climate change for much longer than we've been burning fossil fuels. In fact, the agrarian revolution may have started human-induced climate ...
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Himalayan meltdown not so fast after all: study

Himalayan meltdown not so fast after all: study | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Paris, France (AFP) Feb 9, 2012 - Himalayan glaciers and ice caps that supply water to more than a billion people in Asia are losing mass up to 10 times less quickly than once feared, reports a study published Thursday.
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"Global Warming Has Stopped"? How to Fool People Using "Cherry-Picked" Climate Data - Forbes

"Global Warming Has Stopped"? How to Fool People Using "Cherry-Picked" Climate Data - Forbes | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The current favorite argument of those who argue that climate changes isn’t happening, or a problem, or worth dealing with, is that global warming has stopped.
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Canada's arctic tundra is vanishing

Canada's arctic tundra is vanishing | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A Canadian research team has found sizable chunks of tundra in the Yukon are being taken over by shrub cover that is increasingly crowding out the plants that many Arctic animals depend on.
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Saskatchewan's shrinking forests

Saskatchewan's shrinking forests | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Saskatoon's Number One News and Information Station - Brent Loucks, John Gormley, Richard Brown, Jamie Nye, Drew Remenda, Saskatoon News, Saskatoon Sports, Saskatoon Weather, Breaking News...
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Storm over climate change among weather forecasters

Storm over climate change among weather forecasters | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.
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