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Atmospheric geoengineering could make climate worse

Atmospheric geoengineering could make climate worse | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
One suggested method of countering man-made climate change, injecting sulfate particles into the stratosphere, could carry serious consequences, say scientists.
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New map for what to plant reflects global warming

New map for what to plant reflects global warming | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Global warming is hitting not just home, but garden. The color-coded map of planting zones often seen on the back of seed packets is being updated by the government, illustrating a hotter 21st century.

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Researchers Outline Food Security-Climate Change Road Map in Science | CLIMATE HIMALAYA-Fostering Knowledge, Innovations and Adaptation

Researchers Outline Food Security-Climate Change Road Map in Science | CLIMATE HIMALAYA-Fostering Knowledge, Innovations and Adaptation | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Next for Agriculture After Durban?’ “Policy makers and scientists need to work together, quickly, to chart a course toward a sustainable global food system.  Existing policies do not sufficiently encourage these sustainable approaches or prepare the global agriculture sector for climate change.”

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The Other Love Newt Spurned: Science

The Other Love Newt Spurned: Science | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Gingrich the professor was a strong advocate for scientific research. Gingrich the presidential hopeful? Not so much.
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Video Interview: How Can We Sequester Carbon while Growing More Food?

Video Interview: How Can We Sequester Carbon while Growing More Food? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
there is a way to both sequester carbon and grow more food in one fell swoop: composting. Soil is one of the biggest carbon pools on the planet with a few gigatons of carbon potential.
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Climate controversy: When politics, journalism, and science collide

Climate controversy: When politics, journalism, and science collide | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It's no wonder that something which should seem as "vanilla" as climate science is in fact, deeply controversial.
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'A total lack of winter everywhere'

'A total lack of winter everywhere' | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It's easy to understand why climatologist David Phillips has dubbed the first half of the winter of 2011-12 a "non-winter."...
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Livestock identified as having biggest impact on global warming - even more than carbon monoxide

Livestock identified as having biggest impact on global warming - even more than carbon monoxide | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Forget the toxic fume-spouting industries. Livestock - mainly cows and buffaloes - has been identified as one of the primary contributors of greenhouse gases in India by Brighter Green, a US-based public policy action tank.
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Polar bear centre turns up heat on climate change - Manitoba - CBC News

Polar bear centre turns up heat on climate change - Manitoba - CBC News | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new polar bear centre at the Assiniboine Park Zoo puts the heat on Manitoba to do more about climate change, according to a polar bear biologist of 14 years.
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2011 Climate Change in Pictures and Data: Just the Facts - Forbes

2011 Climate Change in Pictures and Data: Just the Facts - Forbes | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
For readers of Forbes, the debate over climate change often takes the form of “tit-for-tat” blogs, conflicting commentary, and dogmatic ideological statements.
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Carbon dioxide is 'driving fish crazy'

Carbon dioxide is 'driving fish crazy' | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Rising human carbon dioxide emissions may be affecting the brains and central nervous system of sea fishes with serious consequences for their survival, an international scientific team has found.
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Defending Climate Science's Place In The Classroom : NPR

The National Center for Science Education has long defended educators' right to teach evolution in public schools. Now climate science too is under attack.
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Thirty-five reasons why business drags its heels over climate change

Thirty-five reasons why business drags its heels over climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
British bureaucrats' resistance to change has been adapted by businesses today to avoid taking action over climate change...
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Look at the science of intimidation | The Tribune

According to an old legal adage, when the law is against you, argue the facts. When the facts are against you, argue the law. And when neither is on your side, pound the table.

 

Today, conservative climate change deniers, faced with a growing and increasingly persuasive body of evidence supporting the theory of anthropogenic global warming (AGW), have adopted a version of this approach.

 

Except, lacking a table, they are pounding the scientists instead.

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NJ Spotlight | Global Warming Seen as Threat to Garden State’s Cranberry Farms

NJ Spotlight | Global Warming Seen as Threat to Garden State’s Cranberry Farms | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

If the world continues its high-polluting ways, the latest projections suggest some crops suited to current conditions could be under stress sooner rather than later. And if there is one New Jersey crop that is especially vulnerable, it is the cranberry.

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Op-Ed: The Verdict Is In On Climate Change : NPR

Op-Ed: The Verdict Is In On Climate Change : NPR | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
California became the only state to implement greenhouse gas emission controls in January 2012, but the debate there over climate change continues.
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UM study links climate change, decline in songbird populations

UM study links climate change, decline in songbird populations | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

A decline in snow at high elevations has led to shrinking songbird populations in the mountains of northern Arizona, a new study by two University of Montana scientists found.

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Big Oil’s civilization-ending pollution push Paul B. Farrell

Big Oil’s civilization-ending pollution push Paul B. Farrell | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Are you focused solely on a piece of Big Oil’s estimated $150 billion short-term profits in 2012? Or are you investing for the long term, in a new America, in a sustainable planet for your grandkids, the one our next generation inherits in 2050?
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As the climate dries, Mexico's milk region faces arsenic threat - AlertNet

As the climate dries, Mexico's milk region faces arsenic threat - AlertNet | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Lack of rainfall and overexploitation of aquifers are leading to rising health problems...
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Weaker Sun Will Not Delay Global Warming: Study - Planet Ark

Weaker Sun Will Not Delay Global Warming: Study - Planet Ark | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A weaker sun over the next 90 years is not likely to significantly delay a rise in global temperature caused by greenhouse gases, a report said Monday.
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Arctic freshwater bulge detected

Arctic freshwater bulge detected | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
UK scientists use radar satellites to measure a huge dome of fresh water that is developing in the western Arctic Ocean.
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Geoengineered Food? Climate Fix Could Boost Crop Yields, But With Risks | WBUR & NPR

Geoengineered Food? Climate Fix Could Boost Crop Yields, But With Risks | WBUR & NPR | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate simulations show that massive technological interventions, known as geoengineering, could protect food crops from some of the damaging effects of global warming.
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The verdict is in on climate change

The verdict is in on climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Recently I had jury duty, and during jury selection something remarkable occurred.
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Global warming: Welcome to the age of mankind

Global warming: Welcome to the age of mankind | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Many scientists now believe that over the last 200 years, mankind’s impact on the Earth has become so powerful that we have ushered in a whole new geological age, which they call the Anthropocene, or Age of Man.
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French Corn Farmers Plant Earlier, Lift Yields as Climate Warms - Businessweek

French Corn Farmers Plant Earlier, Lift Yields as Climate Warms - Businessweek | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Corn farmers in France, the European Union’s largest producer, are planting their crop earlier compared with a decade ago as climate change causes higher temperatures, boosting yields, researchers and growers said.
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