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Downsides and options of a changing climate
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Amid Climate Change Inaction in Washington, Activist Urges Americans To 'Do The Math'

Amid Climate Change Inaction in Washington, Activist Urges Americans To 'Do The Math' | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Environmentalist Bill McKibben has three numbers to illustrate the urgency of the need to address climate change: 2, 565 and 2,795.
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Chasing Ice director Jeff Orlowski: climate change is “pretty damn definitive”

Chasing Ice director Jeff Orlowski: climate change is “pretty damn definitive” | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In a field already crowded with great work like The Island President, Jeff Orlowski’s Chasing Ice could be a game-changer.
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Climate change could force grazing cuts in West

Climate change could force grazing cuts in West | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
(AP) — Significant reductions in grazing on public land — in some places outright elimination of the activity — is justified because of the impacts of a warming climate, scientists say in a new report.
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Climate change action focuses on tourist traps, say researchers

Climate change action focuses on tourist traps, say researchers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Efforts to help Queensland's tourism industry to adapt to the effects of climate change are likely to be focused on areas that attract the most tourist dollars rather than those with the greatest need, according to new UQ research.
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Bill Nye on Climate Change: Hurricane Sandy Is Just The Beginning

Bill Nye on Climate Change: Hurricane Sandy Is Just The Beginning | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Everyone's favorite multi-platform professor, Bill Nye the Science Guy, streams into What's Trending via Google+ Hangout to discuss evolution, climate change, online learning and much more.
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Warming temperatures will change Greenland's face, experts predict

Warming temperatures will change Greenland's face, experts predict | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Global climate models abound. What is harder to pin down, is how a warmer global temperature might affect any specific region on Earth. Researchers have now made the global local.
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Climate Change Is Probably Going To Be Worse Than Any Of Us Expected

Climate Change Is Probably Going To Be Worse Than Any Of Us Expected | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change is likely to be more severe than some models have implied, according to a new study which ratchets up the possible temperature rises and subsequent climatic impacts.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/climate-change-likely-to-be-severe-2012-11#ixzz2C8UAjKVD

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Climate change felt by satellites and space junk

Climate change felt by satellites and space junk | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Rising carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere may be reducing the Earth's pull on satellites in space...
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China's endangered pandas face bamboo shortage threat

China's endangered pandas face bamboo shortage threat | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Their numbers already threatened by a slow breeding rate and rapid habitat loss, China's endangered giant pandas now also risk losing their staple food, bamboo, to climate change, a report said Sunday.

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Iran, Climate Change and a Bipartisan Agenda

Iran, Climate Change and a Bipartisan Agenda | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The ambiguous manner in which these subjects are treated in the public arena reveals much about the intentions behind current policy.
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Jonathan Schell: Climate change facts prevail over fantasies

Jonathan Schell: Climate change facts prevail over fantasies | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
NEW YORK – There is a kind of war under way in the United States nowadays between fact and fantasy. President Barack Obama’s re-election marked a victory, limited but unmistakable, for the cause of fact.
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Why the Maya Fell: Climate Change, Conflict—And a Trip to the Beach?

Why the Maya Fell: Climate Change, Conflict—And a Trip to the Beach? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The latest thinking suggests the mighty Maya Empire collapsed due to climate change, conflict—and maybe a trip to the beach.
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The reality of climate change can no longer be ignored

The reality of climate change can no longer be ignored | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Commentary: US Generals explain why it is a global problem requiring global solutions.
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Antarctic sea ice cover increases under the effects of climate change

Antarctic sea ice cover increases under the effects of climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The first direct evidence that marked changes to Antarctic sea ice drift have occurred over the last twenty years, in response to changing winds, is published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience.
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New Study Reveals Rapid Response between Global Temperature and Ice Volume/Sea-Level

New Study Reveals Rapid Response between Global Temperature and Ice Volume/Sea-Level | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new study has revealed a rapid response between global temperature and ice volume/sea-level, which could lead to sea-levels rising by over one metre.
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President Obama says #climatechange to take backseat to economy

President Obama says #climatechange to take backseat to economy | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change will take a back seat to efforts to boost the economy in the near term, but the issue would return to the agenda in the future, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.
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5 Ways Rapid Warming Is Changing the Arctic

5 Ways Rapid Warming Is Changing the Arctic | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change is making the Arctic one of the most rapidly changing places on Earth.
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Be persuasive. Be brave. Be arrested (if necessary)

Be persuasive. Be brave. Be arrested (if necessary) | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A resource crisis exacerbated by global warming is looming, argues financier Jeremy Grantham. More scientists must speak out.
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No Planet, No Jobs: The Suicide Bombing of Science

No Planet, No Jobs: The Suicide Bombing of Science | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Yes climate change is a jobs issue and moreover, it's the foremost personal and national security issue. The misery delivered by hurricane Sandy has unveiled the hazard of a wait-and-see policy. What are we waiting for now?
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Climate Science in Lieu of Climate Action Is Unconscionable

Climate Science in Lieu of Climate Action Is Unconscionable | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Future historians will undoubtedly reflect on the peculiar climate politics of our time, where the cause, effects, and solutions to climate change were well understood, but political paralysis delayed the obvious and only solution: reducing carbon...
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Climate change deniers are rarer than we think

Climate change deniers are rarer than we think | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Australians grossly overestimate the proportion of people who deny that climate change is happening, a CSIRO study has found.The study, published today in the journal Nature Climate Change, surveyed…...
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U.S. Military Warned to Prepare for Climate Change

U.S. Military Warned to Prepare for Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Report warns that the security establishment is going to have start planning for natural disasters, sea level rise, drought, epidemics and the other consequences of climate change.
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California's landmark global warming law becomes real this week

California's landmark global warming law becomes real this week | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Business groups, environmentalists are closely watching as the California Air Resources Board holds the first wide-scale auction for pollution credits under Californias historic 2006 global warming law...
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An egg a day to keep allergies away?

Avoiding sweet treats like pumpkin bread and cookies this holiday season might not be necessary for children with egg allergies.
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U.N. leader: Sandy a lesson in climate change

U.N. leader: Sandy a lesson in climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says superstorm emphasizes need for global action to deal with future weather climate shocks...
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