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Downsides and options of a changing climate
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Levi Strauss Quietly Announces Climate Change Strategy

Levi Strauss Quietly Announces Climate Change Strategy | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
If climate change were considered hip, companies would be tripping over themselves to share their climate change strategies with consumers as a way to sell product. Until then, companies will go only as far as good business dictates.
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David Attenborough On Climate: ‘The Most Powerful Nation In The World Denies What The Rest Of Us Can See Very Clearly’

David Attenborough On Climate: ‘The Most Powerful Nation In The World Denies What The Rest Of Us Can See Very Clearly’ | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
David Attenborough, the famous British naturalist and filmmaker, is worried about what it will take for us to collectively wake up about the threat of climate change: “Disaster.” “It’s a terrible thing to say, isn’t it?
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Should Scientists Promote Results Over Process? : NPR

Should Scientists Promote Results Over Process? : NPR | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Scientists often face a quandary when deciding how to communicate important results to the wider world.
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Salmon won't be getting help from Delta gates

Salmon won't be getting help from Delta gates | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Water diversion gates in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta near Walnut Grove will not be closed this month to assist migrating salmon, as they were last year.
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Why the Climate Silence in the Debates?

Why the Climate Silence in the Debates? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
With the debates over and nary a word on climate change, many are asking what the significance of the silence means.
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Texas landfills and dairy farms: A tale of two potential energy sources

Texas landfills and dairy farms: A tale of two potential energy sources | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Capturing and converting the gas into usable energy isn’t simple. Major landfill operators in Texas have found success, but dairy farmers have yet to discover a way to sustainably turn their manure into money, and it could be a long time before they do.

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Generational First: No Mention of Climate At Debates

Generational First: No Mention of Climate At Debates | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
History was made at the third and final presidential debate at Lynn University on Monday night. President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, sparred over American policy in Libya and Iran.
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Scientists link deadly 2011 quake in Spain to decades of groundwater extraction

Scientists link deadly 2011 quake in Spain to decades of groundwater extraction | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Farmers drilling ever deeper wells over decades to water their crops likely contributed to a deadly earthquake in southern Spain last year, a new study suggests.
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Five Reasons to Talk Energy and Climate at the Foreign Policy Debate

Five Reasons to Talk Energy and Climate at the Foreign Policy Debate | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
CFR experts examine the science and foreign policy surrounding climate change, energy, and nuclear security.
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Charles P. Pierce: Why the Debates Ignored Climate Change

Charles P. Pierce: Why the Debates Ignored Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It is the vanishing issue, but the planet is dying of a fever, and it is too big for our political system to handle...
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Walrus babies: Putting a face on Climate Change

Walrus babies: Putting a face on Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
I fell in love last week. Two orphaned baby walruses, Mitik and Pakak, who were found in the waters off the coast of Alaska this summer, stole my heart. And in case you hadn’t noticed they are taking over the...
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Climate change brings exotic viruses to Europe

Climate change brings exotic viruses to Europe | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Several exotic mosquitoes have been making advances onto European soil and with them they often bring diseases that have been unknown in Europe before their arrival – the latest discovery is named the Usutu virus and was discovered in central Germany...
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Look-alike Cato report on climate misleads, scientists say

Look-alike Cato report on climate misleads, scientists say | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Scientists of a landmark report say the Cato Institute’s new study looks a little too similar.
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Canadian climate change regulations: how *not* to do the simple, sensible thing

Canadian climate change regulations: how *not* to do the simple, sensible thing | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
For the same current total cost, we could be cutting 38 per cent more GHGs...
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Let it snow! Solar panels can take it

Even if the weather outside is frightful, solar cells can still generate a delightful amount of electricity.
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John Hockenberry on How Skeptics Changed the Politics of Climate Change

For more on this story visit The PBS NewsHour at http://www.pbs.org/newshour or Frontline at http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan ta...
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Road show turns climate change into a campus crusade

Road show turns climate change into a campus crusade | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Activist Bill McKibben launches a climate road show, drumming up a little rage for an audience in search of a little leadership.
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Climate change threatens Great Barrier Reef

Climate change threatens Great Barrier Reef | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change, natural disasters and the coral-eating crown of thorns starfish are all playing their part to erode Australia's Great Barrier Reef and a major conservation programme is now under way.
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International community groups, speakers challenge #foodsovereignty status quo

International community groups, speakers challenge #foodsovereignty status quo | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

WhyHunger announced today the winners of the fourth annual Food Sovereignty Prize, recognized for their role in ensuring that all people have the right to food. The winners, the Korean Women’s Peasants Association (KWPA), Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), the National Fisheries Solidarity Movement (NAFSO) of Sri Lanka and the Unified Peasant Movement of Aguan Region (MUCA) of Honduras, are being honored today at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York at a free, public ceremony hosted by WhyHunger, in collaboration with the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance, the Small Planet Fund, the Lawson Valentine Foundation and other allied organizations. The ceremony, celebrated as an alternative to the World Food Prize, includes a keynote address by U.N. Special Rappoteur on the Right to Food Olivier de Schutter and a special musical appearance by musician and activist Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman.

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Climate Change Sends Big Agribusiness Companies North to Buy Land to Plant Grain

Climate Change Sends Big Agribusiness Companies North to Buy Land to Plant Grain | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Suggesting that climate “volatility can be an opportunity,” Cargill CEO Greg Page explained last year that “The big part of our business is the physical handling of tens of millions of tons of food.
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Will This Be The First Time The Debates Are Silent On Climate Since 1984?

Will This Be The First Time The Debates Are Silent On Climate Since 1984? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

1988. That was the year of James Hansen’s now famous congressional testimony on climate change. It was also the first year that climate change came up in the presidential debate cycle.

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Climate change is placing increasing pressure on Queensland’s ecosystems

Climate change is placing increasing pressure on Queensland’s ecosystems | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change will place increasing pressure on Australia’s natural environments in the future.
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Insurance giant cites climate in rising North American disaster costs

Insurance giant cites climate in rising North American disaster costs | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
North America incurred $510 billion in insured losses from weather catastrophes over the last four decades and climate change is emerging as one of the reasons why, reinsurance giant Munich Re said Wednesday.
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Climate Change Policy Gap Between USA and Europe Widens

Climate Change Policy Gap Between USA and Europe Widens | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
  In the latest example of the widening gap in climate change policies between the USA and Europe, the Government of Norway last week announced the world's largest new tax on carbon emissions, stating in explicit terms its desire to reduce greenhouse...
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