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Downsides and options of a changing climate
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World's Fastest Supercomputer For Climate Research Online

A new supercomputer, among the fastest in the world, is being used solely for climate change research.
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Climate Change ‘Footprint’ Cited In Disaster Loss Trends

Climate Change ‘Footprint’ Cited In Disaster Loss Trends | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: North America has seen the world’s sharpest increase in the number of natural catastrophes during the past 32 years, a trend that in some respects is linked to manmade global warming, according to a report...
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Is David Axelrod to Blame for Climate Change's Absence From the Election?

Is David Axelrod to Blame for Climate Change's Absence From the Election? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Warming could be a winning issue, but President Obama isn't pushing on it -- and experts finger one of his top aides as the culprit.
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The Urban Poor, Climate Change and the Future of Cities Around the World,

The Urban Poor, Climate Change and the Future of Cities Around the World, | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Climate change creates a stimulus for action; we must ride that momentum to help city governments revisit the vulnerability of these communities and reimagine solutions that improve livelihoods and living conditions.
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Climate change a no-show again despite debate’s energy focus

Climate change a no-show again despite debate’s energy focus | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
President Obama and Mitt Romney threw plenty of jabs about energy at their second debate Tuesday but said nothing about climate change.
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September matches global heat record, US says

September matches global heat record, US says | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
September matches global heat record, US says...
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Antarctic climate facing 'rapid' changes: chief scientist

Antarctic climate facing 'rapid' changes: chief scientist | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
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Dalai Lama Considers Climate Change At MIT Forum

Dalai Lama Considers Climate Change At MIT Forum | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
"Whether we can really solve these problems or not, we have to make an attempt," the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader said at a forum hosted by MIT Monday.
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Climate of threat to food security

Climate of threat to food security | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Despite the fact that independent India has not had large-scale famines, widespread hunger ...
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Coral Can Have Too Much Of A Good Thing

Coral Can Have Too Much Of A Good Thing | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
While the single-celled algae that live inside corals typically play a vital role in keeping the reefs healthy, a new study suggests that an overabundance of the symbiotic organisms could have a negative effect on them.
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River Runners: The Latest Victims of Climate Change

River Runners: The Latest Victims of Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Keep updated on the latest in outdoor adventure with Outside Magazine's outdoor adventure blog.
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Bill McKibben: 'We Broke The Arctic'

Bill McKibben: 'We Broke The Arctic' | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Appearing on the October 5 episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher," author and environmentalist Bill McKibben cautioned Maher's panel on the effects of climate change on Earth's polar regions: "We broke the Arctic." While on the show, McKibben...
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Over 70 percent of Americans: climate change worsening extreme weather

Over 70 percent of Americans: climate change worsening extreme weather | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
According to a new poll, 74 percent of Americans agree that climate change is impacting weather in the U.S., including 73 percent who agreed, strongly or somewhat, that climate change had exacerbated record high temperatures over the summer.
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Models of Earth's climate change confirmed on Mars

Models of Earth's climate change confirmed on Mars | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Computer models have accurately forecast conditions on Mars and are valid predictors of climate change on Earth, U.S. and French astronomers say.
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Planning for #ClimateChange at a Campus Near You

Planning for #ClimateChange at a Campus Near You | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
You know you’re starting to get old when you find yourself using phrases like, “Kids thesedays” and “Back in my day”. Nonetheless, that's what happens; not so long after leaving college life. You find yourself displaced from the carefree lifestyle...
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The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy to Lie About Climate Change Has Worked

The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy to Lie About Climate Change Has Worked | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new study shows that Americans are more skeptical about human-caused climate change than they were ten years ago, despite virtually unanimous scientific consensus on the matter. Jay Michaelson shakes his head.
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Computer models of Earth's climate change confirmed on Mars

Computer models have accurately forecast conditions on Mars and are valid predictors of climate change on Earth, U.S. and French astronomers said on Tuesday.

 

These computer programs predicted Martian glaciers and other features on Earth's planetary neighbor, scientists found.

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Study: Climate negotiations relying on 'dangerous' thresholds to avoid catastrophe will not succeed

Study: Climate negotiations relying on 'dangerous' thresholds to avoid catastrophe will not succeed | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The identified critical threshold for dangerous climate change saying that the increase in global temperature should be below 2 degrees Celsius seems not to have helped the climate negotiations so far.
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Climate change already affecting Finland

Climate change already affecting Finland | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Helsingin Sanomien Verkkoliite. Tuoreimmat uutiset aamusta iltaan sekä Helsingin Sanomat -verkkoliitteessä kaikki paperilehden kirjoitukset, kuvat ja grafiikat. Sähköisessä arkistossa yli miljoona kirjoitusta vuodesta 1990 alkaen.
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Almost all Top US employers Want to Fight Climate Change

Almost all Top US employers Want to Fight Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
All but one of the top 50 employers in the U.S. is concerned about battling climate change.
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Mr. President: The Earth Does Not Have Forever

Mr. President: The Earth Does Not Have Forever | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. – George Orwell Ecocide is jobs. God is hate. Fairness is socialism. Science is lying.
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As Arctic Ice Melts, So Does The Snow, And Quickly : NPR

First came the news that Arctic sea ice is in sharp decline this year. Now, research indicates that springtime snow is melting away even faster than the ice. And that has profound implications for the Earth's climate.
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Wind changes could affect Hawaii climate

Wind changes could affect Hawaii climate | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A decrease in frequency of Hawaii's northeast trade winds over the past 40 years could change ocean and weather patterns in the islands, researchers say.
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Grim Climate Change Prediction For Oz Skiers

Grim Climate Change Prediction For Oz Skiers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Global warming may make snowfall at Australia's ski resorts a thing of the past, leaving fans of the white stuff worried.
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