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Six Things to Do and Places to See Before Climate Change Swamps the Party

Six Things to Do and Places to See Before Climate Change Swamps the Party | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Get out and view a wild polar bear and visit Tuvalu and other low-lying islands while you have a chance...
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Village relocated due to climate change

Village relocated due to climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
With sea levels rising, the villagers of Vunidogoloa in Fiji have been forced to move to higher lands...
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Climate change could remake Australia

Climate change could remake Australia | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change will have a major impact on Australia's plants, animals and ecosystems and present challenges to the conservation of biodiversity, a study found.
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'Running Out Of Time': Arctic Sea Ice Loss Hits Record Low

'Running Out Of Time': Arctic Sea Ice Loss Hits Record Low | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
As Arctic sea ice levels hit a new record low this month, scientists and activists gathered to discuss how to bridge the gap between scientific facts and the public's limited understanding that we are, in their words, "really running out of time."...
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Rossen Reports: Arsenic levels in rice trouble experts

Rossen Reports: Arsenic levels in rice trouble experts | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A consumer alert for everyone who eats rice or rice products: Is there a dangerous chemical in it that could cause cancer? TODAY National Investigative Correspondent Jeff Rossen reports.
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Giant wildfires across West seven times as common today as in 1970s

Giant wildfires across West seven times as common today as in 1970s | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Seven times as many giant wildfires rage across the Western states today as in the 1970s, according to a study released Tuesday.
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PBS NewsHour Propagates Confusion On Climate Change

PBS NewsHour Propagates Confusion On Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Last night, PBS NewsHour turned to meteorologist and climate change contrarian Anthony Watts to "counterbalance" the mainstream scientific opinions presented by the program. This false balance is a disservice to PBS' viewers, made worse by the program's failure to explain Watts' connection to the Heartland Institute, an organization that receives funding from some corporations with a financial interest in confusing the public on climate science.

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Seals Threatened By Shrinking Sea Ice - Science News

Seals Threatened By Shrinking Sea Ice - Science News | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Scientists reported in the journal Geophysical Research Letters that the ringed seal is being threatened by shrinking sea ice in the Arctic.
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Spirituality holds the key to climate change, says UNEP-ROA Director

Spirituality holds the key to climate change, says UNEP-ROA Director | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

The African Regional Director of the United Nation’s Environment Programme’s Office for Africa Mr Mounkaila Goumandakoye confessed in Nairobi Tuesday that the global community has not succeeded in reversing some of the trends of the environmental degradation because the world has failed to look at the issues through the lenses of spirituality, morality and faith.

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#429 Food lovers celebrating in Williams Lake | This gives me hope

#429 Food lovers celebrating in Williams Lake | This gives me hope | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
When I moved to Williams Lake, British Columbia, in 1994, the food scene was familiar, kind of like what I had known growing up in Twin Falls, Idaho. A...
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The 2012 CDP Global 500 Report: A Glass Half Full of Arctic Melt Water

The 2012 CDP Global 500 Report: A Glass Half Full of Arctic Melt Water | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The latest CDP report shows some progress, but it’s still not good enough.
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Scientists shocked after Harper government assigns IT staff to monitor ozone data

Scientists shocked after Harper government assigns IT staff to monitor ozone data | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Atmospheric scientists from around the world are asking Environment Canada to back down from a plan that they believe would compromise ozone and radiation monitoring by putting it into the hands of an Information Technology computer expert.
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Blinded By The Right: House GOP Deletes Climate Change ‘Concern’ From Anti-EPA Bill

Blinded By The Right: House GOP Deletes Climate Change ‘Concern’ From Anti-EPA Bill | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
It’s bad enough the House GOP keep passing legislation aimed at blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from enacting any climate change regulations.
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Four-degree rise demands 90-degree rethink

Four-degree rise demands 90-degree rethink | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Climate change has moved into a new and dangerous phase. The Arctic has been warming two to three times faster than the rest of the world. In the past few weeks, melting of the Arctic sea ice has accelerated dramatically, reducing the area and volume to levels never previously experienced. About 80 per cent of the summer sea-ice has been lost since 1979; on current trends the Arctic will be ice-free in summer by 2015 and ice-free all year by 2030 - events that were not expected to occur for another 100 years. More concerning, the Greenland ice sheet this year has had unprecedented melting, adding to a trend that will substantially increase sea levels.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/fourdegree-rise-demands-90degree-rethink-20120921-26byz.html#ixzz277jktYTK

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Climate Change and Fall Foliage: Not a Good Match

Climate Change and Fall Foliage: Not a Good Match | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Heat and drought may make for a more muted display of fall colors in the Midwest and Northeast, scientists said.
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Healing Gardens: New Challenges Mean Innovative Solutions for the Ramah Navajo

Healing Gardens: New Challenges Mean Innovative Solutions for the Ramah Navajo | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
“This has been a great year for gardening,” said Randy Chatto, Ramah Band of Navajo and coordinator of the ERNEH Project: Empowering Ramah Navajos to Eat Healthy Using Traditional Foods, in ...
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Case of GM rice fed kids grows convoluted -- Shanghai Daily | 上海日报 -- English Window to China New

Case of GM rice fed kids grows convoluted -- Shanghai Daily | 上海日报 -- English Window to China New | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
AN investigation into a widely panned US-China joint project that used dozens of Chinese children as guinea pigs for a new type of genetically modified rice is getting more and more complicated as different allegations...
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Northeast ocean temperatures reach record high

The rising ocean temperatures could also affect the biological clocks of many species, which spawn at certain times based on environmental signals such as water temperature.
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Economic impact of climate change understated in US

Economic impact of climate change understated in US | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Study shows that impact of climate change miscalculated due to faulty models


A new study published in the latest edition of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences shows that the U.S.

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'Emerging Markets' Care More About Food Than Even Millennials Do - Forbes

'Emerging Markets' Care More About Food Than Even Millennials Do - Forbes | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Last week, I reported on how "Millennials" (those born between 1982 and 2001) may change the food system as we know it. But there is more to the story. While those now coming of age in the U.S.
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Study: U.S. wildly underestimates costs of carbon pollution, climate change

The U.S.federal government is significantly underestimating the costs of carbon pollution because it is using a faulty analytical model, according to a new...
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What Drove Early Man Across Globe? Climate Change : NPR

What Drove Early Man Across Globe? Climate Change : NPR | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Some of the biggest human migrations coincided with major changes in climate, according to a new analysis. Researchers say early humans set out in search of climates where more food was available.
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Fending Off a Food Craving

Fending Off a Food Craving | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
New research challenges the body knows what it needs theory. What the siren call of that cupcake really means—and how to ignore it.
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Chance of saving most coral reefs is dwindling -study

* 70 pct of corals will suffer degradation by 2030* To protect half of reefs, temperature rise must be under1.5CBy Nina ChestneyLONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The chance to save the world'scoral reefs...
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NGOs And Facebook: How To Become More Effective Climate Messengers

NGOs And Facebook: How To Become More Effective Climate Messengers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
by Philip Newell, via Climate Access While social media has been successful in some respects to raising awareness and participation in any number of issues, there are many groups across the spectrum struggling for attention.
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