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Take the Long View on Environmental Issues in the Age of Trump - Eos

Take the Long View on Environmental Issues in the Age of Trump - Eos | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Although climate and environmental regulations are at risk in the short term, Trump's disruption of traditional party positions could help to break decades of stalled efforts to address climate change.
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How Oceans Could Change If We Reverse Anthropogenic Warming - Eos

How Oceans Could Change If We Reverse Anthropogenic Warming - Eos | Climate change material | Scoop.it
A computer simulation shows a net increase in primary production by phytoplankton if climate change were mitigated by 2200 but also indicates big changes in the makeup of those species.
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Panel Urges Research on Geoengineering as a Tool Against Climate Change

Panel Urges Research on Geoengineering as a Tool Against Climate Change | Climate change material | Scoop.it
The National Academy of Sciences panel said that with proper governance, experiments of climate intervention technologies should pose no significant risk.
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Three Divergent Visions of Our Future Under Climate Change

Three Divergent Visions of Our Future Under Climate Change | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Three books — one optimistic, one cataclysmic and one polemic — discuss what climate change might bring.
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For Trees Under Threat, Flight May Be Best Response

For Trees Under Threat, Flight May Be Best Response | Climate change material | Scoop.it
A refuge won’t save the threatened whitebark pine from climate change, so scientists are pondering a radical idea: moving the trees to where they will be more comfortable.
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On Warmer Planet, Range of Soil Microbes May Change

On Warmer Planet, Range of Soil Microbes May Change | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Climate change may impact even the smallest organisms, like photosynthesizing microbes that play a critical role in the desert and scrub environments in the Southwest.
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On a Warmer Planet, Which Cities Will Be Safest?

On a Warmer Planet, Which Cities Will Be Safest? | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Scientists trying to predict the consequences of climate change see few havens from future storms, floods and droughts. But some regions will fare much better than others.
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21st Century Energy Outlook: Quite Similar To The Last Two Centuries

21st Century Energy Outlook: Quite Similar To The Last Two Centuries | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Anthony Alexander, the chief executive of FirstEnergy Corp., says coal and nuclear energy will continue to play a central role in this country's energy future.
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Forget The Local Cold: Worldwide, It Was Another Hot January

Forget The Local Cold: Worldwide, It Was Another Hot January | Climate change material | Scoop.it
The National Climate Data Center says that last month was the fourth-warmest January on record and the 347th consecutive month of temperatures above the 20th century average.
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New maps reveal locations of species at risk as climate changes

New maps reveal locations of species at risk as climate changes | Climate change material | Scoop.it
An international team of scientists has produced global maps showing how fast and in which direction local climates have shifted.
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Ready — Or Not. Abrupt Climate Changes Worry Scientists Most

Ready — Or Not. Abrupt Climate Changes Worry Scientists Most | Climate change material | Scoop.it
We should spy on the climate at least as closely as we spy on each other, an expert panel warns.
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Climate Change Could Affect Fall Foliage Timing

Climate Change Could Affect Fall Foliage Timing | Climate change material | Scoop.it
A century from now, autumn in New England may happen earlier in some places and later in others, according to a new UConn study.
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Warming Temperatures Threaten Fragile Balance in Canadian Arctic

Warming Temperatures Threaten Fragile Balance in Canadian Arctic | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Hot summers are becoming more frequent, an ominous sign for the polar desert ecosystems that rely on stable ground ice.
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Global Warming Concerns Grow

Global Warming Concerns Grow | Climate change material | Scoop.it
More than half of Americans said global warming was caused by human behavior, the highest level ever recorded by The New York Times/CBS News poll.
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A Future as Clouded as Their Past

A Future as Clouded as Their Past | Climate change material | Scoop.it
When the Anasazi abandoned the cities they had worked so long to build on the Colorado Plateau, it had something to do with climate, but drawing lessons from their opaque past may be as difficult as predicting our clouded future.
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Carbon Dioxide, Building Block of Life, Best in Moderation

Carbon Dioxide, Building Block of Life, Best in Moderation | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Carbon dioxide keeps the earth unfrozen by retaining the sun’s energy, but our use of fossil fuels is extracting it too rapidly.
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Testing Future Conditions for the Food Chain

Testing Future Conditions for the Food Chain | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Researchers are trying to mimic the growing conditions expected to arise decades in the future as the air fills with heat-trapping gases and other pollutants from human activity, with some worrisome results.
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Cooler than usual summer? Nope.

Over the past few summers, we've had some pretty hot stretches. But this summer, we didn't have much to complain about. But if you’re thinking this is an
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In Ranchers Vs. Weeds, Climate Change Gives Weeds An Edge

In Ranchers Vs. Weeds, Climate Change Gives Weeds An Edge | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Invasive weeds are already a big headache for ranchers, who spend thousands of dollars to get rid of them. New research shows that a changing climate is likely to help many of these weeds thrive.
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Trees On The Move As Temperature Zones Shift 3.8 Feet A Day

Trees On The Move As Temperature Zones Shift 3.8 Feet A Day | Climate change material | Scoop.it
To keep pace with the present rate of temperature change, plants and animals have to migrate poleward a few feet a day, according to a team of ecologists. If they can't, they may not survive.
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Climate Change | Climate Central

Climate Change | Climate Central | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Climate Central bridges the scientific community and the public, providing clear, honest information to help people make sound decisions about climate and energy.
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Global Warming and Climate Change skepticism examined

Global Warming and Climate Change skepticism examined | Climate change material | Scoop.it
Examines the science and arguments of global warming skepticism.
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