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UK Met Office on the pause | Climate Etc.

It is clear that there have been other periods with little or no surface warming in the relatively recent past, a good example being the period between the 1940s and the 1970s (Figure 1). .....
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Global Scientists Shocked by True Scale of Ocean Warming

“The effects of climate change on marine species have not been a major focus of past IPCC reports because no one had done the work to pull together all the disparate observations from around the world,” said NCEAS ...
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Summary of the 2nd Meeting of Experts on LTF, 19-20 August 2013 ...

Summary of the 2nd Meeting of Experts on LTF, 19-20 August 2013 ... | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
To fulfill its mandate, the work programme drew on relevant reports, including that of the UN Secretary-General's High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing and the report on mobilizing climate finance prepared for the G-20, and...
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California's biggest dam removal project in history begins in Carmel Valley

California's biggest dam removal project in history begins in Carmel Valley | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
In a project that will be watched by engineers and biologists across the nation, construction crews today will begin a three-year, $84 million project to tear down the hulking San Clemente Dam in Californias largest dam-removal project ever.

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John Blunnie's curator insight, July 12, 2013 11:29 AM

So much money and time needed to tear down something that was most likely a marvel of its time. Also another sign the the industrial era is way behind us.

Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc. (GTAV)'s curator insight, August 7, 2013 7:45 PM

CD - The nature of water scarcity and ways of overcoming it, including studies drawn from Australia and West Asia and/or North Africa.

 

This example is in the USA but too interesting to not include!

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Who will speak up for climate change adaptation?

Who will speak up for climate change adaptation? | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
Preparing for climate change isn't an alternative to mitigating greenhouse gas emissions; rather, mitigation is needed to curb the extent of future global warming. ......
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Climate Conversation Group » IPCC created and controlled by ...

Climate Conversation Group » IPCC created and controlled by ... | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
Who could deny that their very purpose was climate activism, when the IPCC was prevented by its founding principles from investigating the truth of anthropogenic climate change. They were forced to ...
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International Organisations On Saving The World Environmental ...

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The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) in its Fourth Assessment Report (2007) has projected that there will be an increase of globally averaged surface temperatures of 2.1 to 6.1 degrees Celsius, compared to the middle of the 20th ....
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Flooding forces mass evacuation in New South Wales, Australia - video

Heavy flooding has forced thousands of residents to abandon their homes along the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, on Saturday
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Geo-engineering our climate - mydigitalfc.com

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Along with adaptation and mitigation of climate change, geo-engineering potentially offers a third alternative. ...
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Fabricating Climate Doom – Part 2: Hijacking Conservation Success ...

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The world's most viewed site on global warming and climate change.
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Politics over food - Chandigarh Tribune

Politics over food - Chandigarh Tribune | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
Chandigarh Tribune Politics over food Chandigarh Tribune The average temperature of earth has risen by 0.5°C over the past century. ...
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World Federation of Scientists changes its policy: “Climate change in itself ... - Fabius Maximus (blog)

World Federation of Scientists changes its policy: “Climate change in itself ... - Fabius Maximus (blog) | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
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UBUNTU PLATFORM: AUC and IPCC tackle Climate Change in Africa

UBUNTU PLATFORM: AUC and IPCC tackle Climate Change in Africa | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
She highlighted the critical importance of enhanced measures by AU Member States to use the information generated by the IPCC in formulating comprehensive policies and programmes on adaptation and mitigation in order to tackle CC effectively.
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Forests And Synergies Between Adaptation And Mitigation ...

Forests And Synergies Between Adaptation And Mitigation ... | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
Adaptation is an 'adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities' (IPCC 2001). ...
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Establishing Frameworks For Climate Change Adaptation ...

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The IPCC (2001) estimated that the average annual global losses due to extreme weather events were US $40 billion annually in the 1990s (an almost four-fold increase relative to the 1980s). This rise was ...
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Policy Implications of Climate Models on the Verge of Failure | Watts ...

Policy Implications of Climate Models on the Verge of Failure | Watts ... | Climate Change Unit 1 | Scoop.it
Climate sensitivity estimates from new research published since 2010 (colored, compared with the range given in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) (gray) and the IPCC Fifth Assessment ......
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Envisioning the urban skyscraper of 2050

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Envisioning the urban skyscraper of 2050
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The Internet of Things will be ubiquitous, Arup suggests; presumably to the point that it has been abbreviated simply to "things," the "Internet of" having been long since forgotten.

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Alexandra Piggott's curator insight, February 24, 2013 12:50 AM

Is this the future for the sustainable urban area? Can this be overlaid on our exisiting urban areas? Does it only have relevance in new Ecocities?