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Dramatic Impacts of Rapid Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula

Dramatic Impacts of Rapid Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
More is at risk than ice shelves and rising seas as the Antarctic Peninsula shifts from a cold and dry climate to a warmer, moister, climate.
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How Will Climate Change Affect What We Wear? Surprise -- It Already Has

How Will Climate Change Affect What We Wear? Surprise -- It Already Has | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The nefarious effects of climate change can be felt everywhere, scientists say, from last year's extra-balmy winter to last week's Hurricane Sandy, a storm whose destructive brawn some attribute to global warming.
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#479 A people’s revolution in Detroit | This gives me hope

#479 A people’s revolution in Detroit | This gives me hope | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
With a population that dropped by 25% in the first decade of the new millennium, Detroit is a graphic example of the growing gap between rich and poor....
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Changes in Sea Saltiness Show We’re Affecting the Climate

Changes in Sea Saltiness Show We’re Affecting the Climate | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
According to a new study, the changes seen in the hydrological cycle can't be explained without invoking human activity.
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The Climate has already Changed and Won’t Change Back

After hundreds of millions of dollars spent by the fossil fuel industry and its allies like the Koch Brothers, one wrong way hurricane that affected millions of people has put climate change back on the political map.

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Insurance Companies Rethink Business After Sandy : NPR

Insurance Companies Rethink Business After Sandy : NPR | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Sandy is just the latest in a series of powerful storms to wallop the East Coast in recent years. The toll may cause insurance companies to consider how they will assess future risks.
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My Dream Food Label

My Dream Food Label | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A red, yellow or green “traffic light” displayed on a food label would encourage consumers to make better choices.
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Monsanto’s Millions Turn the Tide Against GMO Labeling Effort - Uprising

Monsanto’s Millions Turn the Tide Against GMO Labeling Effort - Uprising | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Though surveys show that more than 90 percent of Americans believe that the government should require labeling of genetically modified foods, a ballot initiative in California that would do just that is losing support—fast.

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#474 Aging into love and loving into age | This gives me hope

#474 Aging into love and loving into age | This gives me hope | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
This was a lonely little bear. He arrived along with a beautiful bouquet of flowers on Australian Father’s Day 2011. The Aussies honour their dads in ea...
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Can Bloomberg change the planet?

Can Bloomberg change the planet? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Bloomberg -- the man, the mayor, the corporation -- has come out hard today on the subject of climate change.
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How Much Climate Change Was In Hurricane Sandy?

How Much Climate Change Was In Hurricane Sandy? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change did not create Hurricane Sandy, but the record melt of Arctic sea ice had everything to do with her track.
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A million women, one giant mission

A million women, one giant mission | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
FROM fashion to transport and even food, tens of thousands of women are making pledges to reduce waste, save energy and cut living costs.
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Is Climate Change Responsible For Sandy? : NPR

To what extent was climate change behind the formation of the superstorm Sandy? Did it make the storm worse than it otherwise would have been?
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Climate Change Wins Big in 2012 Elections

Climate Change Wins Big in 2012 Elections | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Clint Eastwood was on the right track when he talked to an empty chair at the end of August. There was an empty seat all through the fall, as the candidates for U.S. president went back and forth on most of the critical issues that Americans face.
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This is the Future I Want

This is the Future I Want | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Trees are down all over my neighborhood and at night it is pitch dark, with only the moon as light. I feel paralyzed with cold. It is a freezing chill that goes deep to the bone and makes me worried about the future I can have on this planet.
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The world's governments saved the ozone layer. They can save the climate too.

The world's governments saved the ozone layer. They can save the climate too. | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Montreal Protocol, which celebrates its 25th birthday this year, saved millions of lives and slowed climate change by a decade.
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Business warned to prepare for catastrophic impacts

Business warned to prepare for catastrophic impacts | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
New report from PwC says radical action needed to decarbonise the global economy and warns investors to consider outcomes on investments...
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Spring Arctic snow pack melting fast, study warns

Spring Arctic snow pack melting fast, study warns | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The spring snow pack in the Arctic is disappearing at a much faster rate than anticipated even by climate change models, says a new study by Environment Canada researchers.
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Stop climate change: Move to the city, start walking

Stop climate change: Move to the city, start walking | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Climate change is helped along by suburban driving culture. We need to embrace cities -- and walking

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Climate change affecting overall weather patterns, may affect water availability, in California

Climate change affecting overall weather patterns, may affect water availability, in California | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change is affecting overall weather patterns, scientists say, and could affect water availability in California.
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Why Businesses Must Focus on Climate Change Mitigation AND Adaptation

Why Businesses Must Focus on Climate Change Mitigation AND Adaptation | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

More and more companies are recognizing and reporting on actions they’re taking to “mitigate” climate change, reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through energy efficiency, renewable power, and cleaner vehicles. Now, businesses are finding they’ll also need to “adapt” to more volatile conditions and help vulnerable communities become more resilient. Adaptation means recognizing and preparing for impacts like water stress, coastal flooding, community health issues, or supply chain disruptions, among other issues.

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Food, biotech companies battle 'genetically modified' labeling measure

Food, biotech companies battle 'genetically modified' labeling measure | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The companies that make those candy bars leftover from Halloween don’t want Californians to be spooked by scary tales of “Frankenfoods.”The Hershey Co., Nestlé USA and Mars Inc.
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Three Ways to Adapt to Climate Change: Nearsighted, Farsighted and Misguided

Three Ways to Adapt to Climate Change: Nearsighted, Farsighted and Misguided | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
With eyes on the future, and the right kind of information, the World Bank and its partners can steer clear of maladaptation and promote the challenging but essential anticipatory actions needed to prepare for unavoidable long-term climate impacts.
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Are You There, God? It's Me -- Climate Change

Are You There, God? It's Me -- Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Why do we have such a problem with admitting to ourselves that climate change is real and it's here?
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The Best Defense Against Extreme Weather: Live in a Rich Country

The Best Defense Against Extreme Weather: Live in a Rich Country | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Hurricane Sandy is a reminder that climate-related events still hit the developing world the hardest...
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