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Downsides and options of a changing climate
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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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Climate scientists not cowed by relentless climate change deniers

Climate scientists not cowed by relentless climate change deniers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Now climate scientists—in atmospheric physics and chemistry, geophysics, meteorology, hydrology, and oceanography, among other disciplines—have begun to fight back. “I think the community is finding a voice,” says Ben Santer of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, whose work has largely focused on identifying the human influence on global climate, and who once answered a late-night knock to find a dead rat on his doorstep.

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Arctic climate change ‘to spark domino effect’ | Eco-Business.com

Arctic climate change ‘to spark domino effect’ | Eco-Business.com | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
WA-based scientists have warned of dire consequences to the human race after detecting the first signs of dangerous climate change in the Arctic.
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Yellow-cedar are dying in Alaska: Scientists now know why

Yellow-cedar are dying in Alaska: Scientists now know why | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Yellow-cedar, a culturally and economically valuable tree in southeastern Alaska and adjacent parts of British Columbia, has been dying off across large expanses of these areas for the past 100 years.
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Norway's musk oxen provide warning of climate change consequences | PRI.ORG

Norway's musk oxen provide warning of climate change consequences | PRI.ORG | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Norway's musk oxen are doing well today, but just a few years ago, when temperatures reached record highs, they died in unprecedented numbers.
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Future Regeneration of Australia’s Reef Through In-Vitro Preservation To Help Avert Effects of Climate Change

Future Regeneration of Australia’s Reef Through In-Vitro Preservation To Help Avert Effects of Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Scientists are moving for the preservation of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, by putting 70 billion sperm and 22 billion coral embryos in a liquid nitrogen chamber of -196°C for the preservation and future regeneration of the reef.
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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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Three States Tell Insurers to Disclose Responses to Climate Change

Three States Tell Insurers to Disclose Responses to Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Commissioners in California, New York and Washington State will use a mandatory survey to track intended responses to severe events like wildfires.
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Climate change brings extra half foot of rain to Vancouver

Climate change brings extra half foot of rain to Vancouver | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Last week I showed how global warming was changing Vancouver’s January weather. Today, I show the major climate trends across all our months.
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Wall Street Journal's climate change stance is suspect

Wall Street Journal's climate change stance is suspect | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The WSJ published a position long associated with climate change deniers but refused to publish facts presented by a college of climate scientists.
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Pace of warming quicker than thought, experts say

Waterfront property owners in B.C. probably need to bolster defences against rising ocean levels over the next century and forestry companies should be looking nervously at the absence of bug-killing cold winters.
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