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5 signs that climate change needs to become a priority for everyone

5 signs that climate change needs to become a priority for everyone | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Rising temperatures, wild weather and rising sea levels are only a few of the signs that climate change is a reality that needs to be addressed.
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The Companies Doing The Most To Tackle Climate Change

The Companies Doing The Most To Tackle Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new list from Climate Counts -- a non-profit organization which aims to bring businesses and consumers together to address climate change -- ranked businesses on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and decrease their carbon footprints.
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Worth checking, to see who's paying attention

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Sweeping intel report sounds alarm on climate threats - The Hill's E2-Wire

A new U.S. intelligence community report finds that climate change will fuel new conflicts and competition for resources in coming decades.
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Climate Change, Economic Crisis and the Violence of War | Global Research

Climate Change, Economic Crisis and the Violence of War | Global Research | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
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No signs of Obama’s climate change U-turn in Doha | RTCC - Responding to Climate Change

No signs of Obama’s climate change U-turn in Doha | RTCC - Responding to Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Despite promises in election victory speech, there no signs of new found urgency on climate change from US delegation at UN climate change talks
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Despair after climate conference, but U.N. still offers hope

At the end of another lavishly-funded U.N. conference that yielded no progress on curbing greenhouse emissions, many of those most concerned about climate change are close to despair.

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The climate outside is frightful

The climate outside is frightful | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
We've had a string of days with temperatures hovering around 70 degrees in Atlanta - more like late spring than late autumn. It has left me in a funk.
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Poor to seek UN climate change compensation scheme in 2013 | Reuters

Poor to seek UN climate change compensation scheme in 2013 | Reuters | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
DOHA (Reuters) - Developing nations will push next year for a radical U.N.
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The Real War on Christmas: Climate Change

The Real War on Christmas: Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Drought is causing Christmas trees to die in Tennessee.
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Climate Change May Have Driven Genghis Khan’s Army Across Eurasia

Climate Change May Have Driven Genghis Khan’s Army Across Eurasia | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A multidecadal blip in temperature and rainfall patterns may have spurred the rise of the Mongol Empire...
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Wildfires: For much of U.S., fire hazard lingers as drought persists

Wildfires: For much of U.S., fire hazard lingers as drought persists | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
An unusually late fire season may bring coal to more than a few Christmases this year.
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Gore Slams Obama On Climate Change In Post-Sandy Speech

Gore Slams Obama On Climate Change In Post-Sandy Speech | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore on Thursday sharply criticized President Barack Obama, a fellow Democrat, for failing to make global warming a priority issue, saying action was more urgent than ever after the devastation in the Northeast from Superstorm Sandy.

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Op-ed: Climate change and the future of coastal communities

Op-ed: Climate change and the future of coastal communities | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change is here, writes Michael Lanza. Parks and communities along the U.S. West Coast, East Coast and Gulf of Mexico are vulnerable to immense changes as the climate continues to change.
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Video slams food industry; doctor disinvited from industry symposium

Video slams food industry; doctor disinvited from industry symposium | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
After being shunned by the food industry, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff has taken his critique of food companies’ health claims online with a viral video.
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Uninvited for telling the truth, he posted his talk. Check it out.

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Climate change action needs forests and farms working together

Climate change action needs forests and farms working together | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The UNFCCC COP-18 in Doha worked overtime to finally agree not to disagree.
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A Simple Pie Chart Shows Why Climate Change Denial Is Just Hot Air

A Simple Pie Chart Shows Why Climate Change Denial Is Just Hot Air | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
I was thinking of writing a lengthy post about climate change denial being completely unscientific nonsense, but then geochemist and National Science Board member James Lawrence Powell wrote a post that is basically a slam-dunk of debunking.
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How the Koch Brothers Manipulate Climate Change Studies

the Koch brothers are the two most avid anti-climate change supporters out there, and it turns out that they regularly manipulate studies to prove the things that they want, and
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Life at four degrees (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Life at four degrees (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
With global climate change talks moving too slowly, scientists are now talking of a rise in global temperatures of four degrees. What would this mean for Australia?
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Uneven climate change due to atmospheric heat capacity

Some regions are warming faster because they have a shallower "boundary layer", claim scientists...
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The World Wants a Solution to Climate Change: Here It Is

The World Wants a Solution to Climate Change: Here It Is | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
This week in Doha, Qatar, world leaders are struggling with how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions fast enough, and in amounts great enough, to protect people from the droughts, food shortages, rising sea levels, and severe weather events that...
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Negative Climate Change positive feedback loops

Negative Climate Change positive feedback loops | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
You have to appreciate the fantastic dissonance this week caused by the juxtapositioning of the ho-hum Doha Climate talks and the rapid melting of the Arctic.
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Reindeer Populations in Decline

Reindeer Populations in Decline | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Reindeer, or caribou, are in dramatic decline in the far north. Jeff Flocken of the International Fund for Wildlife explains that changing weather makes food hard to obtain for some caribou.
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Stubborn US drought could be costlier than hurricane Sandy

Stubborn US drought could be costlier than hurricane Sandy | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
As drought conditions persist across the South, hitting farmers and ranchers, parts of the Mississippi River are on the verge of becoming unnavigable. The potential costs are large.
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The History of Climate Change Negotiations in 83 seconds

This video is released under a Creative Commons licence: http://www.youtube.com/t/creative_commons?hl=en-GB Feel free to distribute, remix and share.
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UN Climate Change Negotiations 2012: Five EU nations pledge availability of funds

UN Climate Change Negotiations 2012: Five EU nations pledge availability of funds | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
None of this is yet to make it to an official document, a step that is necessary to ensure that the countries can be held accountable to their pledges.
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