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Downsides and options of a changing climate
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Mars Climate History Dated

Mars Climate History Dated | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have dated climate history for Mars for the first time.
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The Baffling Nexus of Climate Change and Health

The Baffling Nexus of Climate Change and Health | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
At the Department of Health and Human Services, new efforts are under way to understand what effects a changing climate could have on infectious diseases, allergies, air pollution and so on.
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Big Data Shows Hyperlocal Harshness of 2012 Drought

Big Data Shows Hyperlocal Harshness of 2012 Drought | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
While the world's best tech could not save the 2012 harvest, the latest tools for detecting and analyzing massive streams of climate data offer a view of the disaster extraordinary in both its scope and hyperlocal detail.
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Can We Save Coral Reefs?

Can We Save Coral Reefs? | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The news about coral reefs seems dire lately—overfishing, pollution and climate change have scientists picturing a world without coral reefs. Is all hope lost?
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Climate Change: How The Wet Will Get Wetter And The Dry Will Get Drier

Climate Change: How The Wet Will Get Wetter And The Dry Will Get Drier | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
How much extra energy are we putting in the atmosphere through emission of greenhouse gases?
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Bangkok 2012: Climate talks breaking down

Bangkok 2012: Climate talks breaking down | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In a repeat of the Bonn conference, rich and poor countries square off as the search for an international agreement on climate change continues.
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Climate Needs to Move to Top of Political Agendas, Denmark Says

Climate Needs to Move to Top of Political Agendas, Denmark Says | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The fight against global warming
should move to the top of the world’s political agenda and the
European Union has to lead the shift to climate-friendly
policies, Denmark’s Climate Minister Martin Lidegaard said.
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Global Warming Is a De-Facto Tax on the Middle Class

Global Warming Is a De-Facto Tax on the Middle Class | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
 Global warming and climate change are costing us money, thereby acting as an economic tax on the middle class. But there is a simple way to cut this tax and its drag on the U.S. economy.
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Gwynne Dyer: Sea ice, climate, food production, and an unknown unknown

Gwynne Dyer: Sea ice, climate, food production, and an unknown unknown | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A recent scientific paper has offered a clue into why world grain prices have risen 30 percent over the past four months.
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Vietnam most seriously affected by climate change

Vietnam most seriously affected by climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Within the next 30 years, Vietnam will be among 30 “extreme risk” countries affected by climate change, says the United Nation in Vietnam in its recent fact sheet on climate change.

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Spearfishers help to prove a point over climate change

Spearfishers help to prove a point over climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
WELCOME to fishnewseu.com, a dynamic way of bringing fish news to you from an ever-changing seafood scene.
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PHOTOS: A Dispatch From Ground Zero For Climate Change

PHOTOS: A Dispatch From Ground Zero For Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
At more than 70º north of the Equator, I'm standing at ground zero for climate change. Nowhere else on Earth is it warming as quickly as in Greenland, the world's largest island.
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Arctic Tipping Point: A North Pole Without Ice

Arctic Tipping Point: A North Pole Without Ice | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Scientists say this year’s record declines in Arctic sea ice extent and volume are powerful evidence that the giant cap of ice at the top of the planet is on a trajectory to largely disappear in summer within a decade or two, with profound global...
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Climate change, conservatives and big money

As the leader of the national grassroots organization of Republicans who care about conservation issues — ConservAmerica — I've grown too accustomed to networking along the fringes of these gatherings. Even though we believe nothing is more conservative than conservation, we find ourselves in league with representatives of other groups that have been shunted out of the GOP's big tent, like Republican Majority for Choice and Log Cabin Republicans.

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African Farmers Must Do More To Beat Climate Change, Study Says

African Farmers Must Do More To Beat Climate Change, Study Says | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
* Farmers bringing in faster-growing, drought-resistant crops * More need to store water, switch to hardy crops * Africa specially vulnerable to climate change By Alister Doyle OSLO, Sept...
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Michael Bloomberg Leads Cities in the Fight Against Climate Change

Michael Bloomberg Leads Cities in the Fight Against Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, deep-pocketed philanthropist, and chairman of C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, proves that, together, cities can solve the great environmental challenges of today.
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North Sea island becomes living climate lab

North Sea island becomes living climate lab | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Jellyfish and chips? Climate change is bringing new species to a warming North Sea. While cod and shrimps move northwards, exotic immigrants are changing the ecosystem and the food chain.
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Summer from Hell: Climate Change Makes Its Presence Known

Summer from Hell: Climate Change Makes Its Presence Known | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The summer of 2012 has come to a close, but it won’t be forgotten anytime soon. It delivered one extreme weather event after another, from heat waves to freak storms, wildfires to drought. People lost their homes and livelihoods, yet...
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Don't give up on organic food, our experts urge

Don't give up on organic food, our experts urge | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
A new review of previous research on organic food is getting a lot of media attention for concluding that the published literature...
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Democratic Platform Tackles Climate Change

Democratic Platform Tackles Climate Change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
As the final weeks of the 2012 presidential campaign unfold, one of the starkest contrasts between the recently released Democratic and Republican party platforms is in climate change policy.
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Ending the fuel versus food debate : McGill Reporter

Ending the fuel versus food debate : McGill Reporter | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

This vision extends well beyond the farmer’s field, however, to also include the waste left behind in forestry operations, the pulp and paper industry and even the organic material found in landfill. “It’s hard to see how that can be a bad thing if you can take a waste stream and make it into a resource,” says Smith.

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Canada's Mackenzie River needs aid as climate refrigerator

Canada's Mackenzie River needs aid as climate refrigerator | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
OSLO (Reuters) - Canada's Mackenzie River basin needs better protection as a vast northern refrigerator slowing global climate change, experts said on Monday.Canada's longest river also needs a unifying...
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Dems back global climate deal in platform

Dems back global climate deal in platform | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

The Democrats’ official platform expected to be approved at the party's national convention on Tuesday calls for an international deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

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UN Launches Climate Change Resilience Project In Western Balkans, Turkey

UN Launches Climate Change Resilience Project In Western Balkans, Turkey | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

The incidence and intensity of natural disasters, such as the flash floods last month that killed 12 people in Samsun, Turkey, are expected to increase as climate change intensifies.

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It's Not the Elephant in the Room at the RNC: It's the Hurricane

It's Not the Elephant in the Room at the RNC: It's the Hurricane | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
More than the economy, more than who is president, more than who is at war with whom, the effects of global warming will be a major "decider" of our future. And yet, climate change plans were nowhere on the agenda at the RNC.
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