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Women Lead The Fight Against Climate Change

Women Lead The Fight Against Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Women are leading the fight against climate change and other urgent environmental issues that confront the planet, according to Dr. Sarah Otterstrom, Executive Director of Paso Pacifico, at the Clinton Global Initiative.

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What an Orca can tell us about the North Sea - Features - East Anglian Daily Times

What an Orca can tell us about the North Sea - Features - East Anglian Daily Times | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
DAVID GREEN reports on a new piece of technology which will help give us a better understanding of what is happening in our seas...
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The costs of climate change

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New studies show the expense of sea level rise and look at the human side of a warming North...
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Will Climate Change Make National Parks More Dangerous?

Will Climate Change Make National Parks More Dangerous? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Park Service officials agree that climate change has already been altering our national parks. A 2006 report by the NRDC and the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization (RMCO) found in western US wilderness areas, higher temperatures were linked to a range of potentially dangerous conditions in parks, from heat waves to insect infestations to increased storms and flooding. This year, the two organizations documented the effects of rising temperatures in parks around the Great Lakes: severe weather, decreased ice, and wildlife changes. Virginia's Colonial National Historical Park has experienced record sea-level rise. "They've had to move their facilities higher and higher," Spencer says. "They had to move their lighthouse twice."

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Bugging Out: Could Climate Change Make the Insect Instinct Go Haywire?

Bugging Out: Could Climate Change Make the Insect Instinct Go Haywire? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
We often forget how lots of creatures are adapting -- from humans relocating to get away from cold winters or hurricanes to moths growing darker wings in response to growing pollution levels.
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Here's Whom Climate Change Will Screw Over the Most

Here's Whom Climate Change Will Screw Over the Most | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Global warming won't be kind to sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia...
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Climate Change Poll Finds More Americans Now Believe The Globe Is Warming

Climate Change Poll Finds More Americans Now Believe The Globe Is Warming | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Republican debates on climate change may be what influenced more Americans this year than last to believe the world is warming, according to Inside Climate News.
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Inheriting the Whirlwind of Extreme Events - IPS ipsnews.net

The dramatic increase in extreme weather that has affected hundreds of millions across the planet is one of the clearest signs that burning billions of tonnes fossil fuels has seriously and permanently disrupted the global climate, experts say.

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Burgers, fries, CO2 count share the menu at Max’s

Burgers, fries, CO2 count share the menu at Max’s | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Sweden’s Max claims to be the first restaurant chain to publish carbon emissions data on its menu...
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People forced to move as world’s lowest country sinks under rising seas

People forced to move as world’s lowest country sinks under rising seas | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Entire communities on some islands in the Maldives have been forced to relocate because of rising sea levels, a Maldive minister said Thursday in a reminder that global warming is taking a heavy toll on low-lying island nations.
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New study argues that neoliberalism impedes adaptation to climate change | Cision Wire

An article in the latest issue of the SEI journal Climate and Development is the first systematic, peer-reviewed analysis of how neoliberal policies block effective climate change adaptation.
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World's largest firms 'acting on climate change', analysis shows

World's largest firms 'acting on climate change', analysis shows | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate is central to business strategy of 68% of the world's 500 largest companies, compared with 48% last year...
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It's time to get real about green policy

It's time to get real about green policy | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

EVERY time I listen to Texas Governor Rick Perry and Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann describe climate change as some fraud perpetrated by scientists trying to gin up money for research, I'm reminded of the line that actor Jack Nicholson delivers to the needy neighbour who knocks on his door in the film As Good As It Gets. ''Where do they teach you to talk like this?'' asks Nicholson. ''Sell crazy someplace else. We're all stocked up here.''

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Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low as Melt Season Ends | Climate Central

Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low as Melt Season Ends | Climate Central | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Arctic sea ice is near a record low, continuing the long term decline that is rapidly redrawing the map of the Far North, scientists say.
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Bay State’s native birds are in decline, Mass Audubon finds

Bay State’s native birds are in decline, Mass Audubon finds | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Scores of native birds are now disappearing from Boston to the Berkshires, while wrens, woodpeckers, and other species from Southern states are mysteriously taking their place and surging throughout Massachusetts, according to a landmark report by...
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Times Atlas ‘Wrong’ on Climate Change Impact in Greenland

A group of UK polar scientists say the Times Atlas of the World was wrong to claim it was forced to re-draw its map of Greenland due to climate change.
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Al Gore and the battle for climate opinion

Al Gore and the battle for climate opinion | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
With Gore's latest climate event over, political science still looks like the trickiest kind of climate science.
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GOP Climate Change Denial is Making More People Believe in Climate Change

GOP Climate Change Denial is Making More People Believe in Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr/CC BY According to a new poll, a lot more Americans believe in climate change right now than they did a year ago. Surprise!
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EPA Delays Greenhouse Gas Regulations, Raising Concerns Over Climate Change And Public Health

EPA Delays Greenhouse Gas Regulations, Raising Concerns Over Climate Change And Public Health | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's announcement yesterday that it will miss a Sept.
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Taking it to the Extreme: 2011's Off the Charts Weather and Climate Stats | Climate Central

Taking it to the Extreme: 2011's Off the Charts Weather and Climate Stats | Climate Central | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Summer 2011 featured some of the most extreme weather and climate events of any summer in modern memory. Here's a look at some key statistics.
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Coffee Berry Borer, Climate Change to geographically affect production of Arabica coffee

Coffee Berry Borer, Climate Change to geographically affect production of Arabica coffee | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

In a new report published Wednesday in Public library journal, PLoS ONE, scientists from the Nairobi-based Icipe, in collaboration with colleagues from the UK, US and Germany forecast that thanks to climate change, the future Arabica plantations in East Africa theoretically would need to move to higher areas despite increasing population pressure and growing food insecurity. This will be thanks to rise in the populations of the coffee berry borer, world’s most important coffee pest.

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David Mitchell's Soapbox: climate change doubters - video

David Mitchell's Soapbox: If the doubters concede climate change is a 'possibility', why take the risk and keep ruining the planet?
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Changing climate mapped out - Scotsman.com News

Changing climate mapped out - The new edition of the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World has turned an area of Greenland the size of the UK and Ireland "green", as it charts the retreat of once-permanent ice cover.
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Caterer says no profit in serving healthy school meals - CTV News

Caterer says no profit in serving healthy school meals - CTV News | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Students at an Ottawa-area high school are learning a difficult lesson, after the company that used to service their cafeteria decided that what's good for kids' waistlines isn't necessarily good for the bottom line.
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Candidates must deal with facts, not wishes - Environment - MiamiHerald.com

When it comes to foreign policy, the saying goes that politics stops at the water's edge.
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