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Decision making in a changing climate: World Resources Report 2010-2011 | ALM UNDP

Decision making in a changing climate: World Resources Report 2010-2011 | ALM UNDP | Climate | Scoop.it

The United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank and the World Resources Institute have released the World Resources Report 2010–2011: Decision Making in a Changing Climate. The publication explores challenges and offers recommendations for national-level government officials to make informed and effective decisions to respond to the changing climate.


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App depicts impact of climate change on planet | Reuters

App depicts impact of climate change on planet | Reuters | Climate | Scoop.it
TORONTO (Reuters) - Whether it is melting glaciers, coastal erosion or drying lakes, a new app displays the impact of climate change on the planet by using before and after satellite images.Called Fragile (#climatechange App depicts impact of climate...
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Extreme Weather, Climate & Preparedness |  Yale Project on Climate Change Communication

Extreme Weather, Climate & Preparedness |  Yale Project on Climate Change Communication | Climate | Scoop.it

Survey of public's views on extreme weather & climate change from the Yale Project on Climate Change Comm http://t.co/MRDPqUNi #brenclimate...

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Cap and Trade Curbed Acid Rain: 7 Reasons Why It Can Do The Same For Climate Change - Forbes

Cap and Trade Curbed Acid Rain: 7 Reasons Why It Can Do The Same For Climate Change - Forbes | Climate | Scoop.it
A recent Harvard report reflects on the success of the SO2 allowance-trading program used to curb acid rain.
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Population and consumption 'key'

Population and consumption 'key' | Climate | Scoop.it
Over-consumption in rich countries and rapid population growth in the poorest both need to be tackled to put humanity on a sustainable path, a report says.
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The Discovery Channel's Shameful Self-Censorship

The Discovery Channel's Shameful Self-Censorship | Climate | Scoop.it
But there was one thing missing from the final installment of Frozen Planet: in 45 minutes, not a word was uttered about why all that Arctic ice is melting. Discovery has admitted to wanting to avoid criticism from climate change deniers.

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Understanding climate change through Greenland

Understanding climate change through Greenland | Climate | Scoop.it
Greenland; the world's largest island nation in the harsh Arctic region is considered ground zero for climate change. So before a change is felt in weather patterns and temperatures in any other part of the world, it is first felt there.
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Harvard physician warns of climate change health hazards | Climate ...

Harvard physician warns of climate change health hazards | Climate ... | Climate | Scoop.it

Harvard physician warns of climate change health hazards Dr. Aaron Bernstein of Harvard University spoke about how climate change can damage your health.

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How to get poverty-stricken communities to adapt to climate change | Rooted

How to get poverty-stricken communities to adapt to climate change | Rooted | Climate | Scoop.it
Because the truth is, although the impact of climate change will be felt by all, the extremes will hit some harder than others.
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Climate Change Affects Geopolitics – US Military | Climate Change

Energy security and climate change present massive threats to global security, military planners say, with connections and consequences spanning the world, reports Joshua Zaffos at Daily Climate News.
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Misunderstandings, Misconceptions and Distortions About Global Warming

Misunderstandings, Misconceptions and Distortions About Global Warming | Climate | Scoop.it
It’s truly sad when the individuals who creates the laws that regulate greenhouse gas emissions understands nothing about carbon dioxide.
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Re-imagining 21st century climate institutions | Climate Change Capital

Every December in recent memory the negotiations on climate change serve to raise public expectations of a "global deal". And every year the&...
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Achim Steiner: 'We haven't even begun to understand the damage we are bringing to bear on the sustainability of our planet'

Achim Steiner: 'We haven't even begun to understand the damage we are bringing to bear on the sustainability of our planet' | Climate | Scoop.it
It's a question many people have probably asked themselves, seeing the ever-increasing environmental degradation around the world: why aren't we doing more to protect our planet?
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Climate change and flooding: protecting vulnerable communities

Climate change and flooding: protecting vulnerable communities | Climate | Scoop.it
This year is University of Southampton's Diamond Jubilee. Over the last 60 years we have achieved so much. Here we recall, explore and celebrate our greatest accomplishments.
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Changing climate may help invasive Asian tiger mosquito spread north | Nature | The Earth Times

Changing climate may help invasive Asian tiger mosquito spread north | Nature | The Earth Times | Climate | Scoop.it
The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) could be heading further north. A changing climate is creating conditions that may allow the Asian tiger mosquito to spread into northern Europe.
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Eating Less Meat Is World's Best Chance For Timely Climate Change, Say Experts - Forbes

Eating Less Meat Is World's Best Chance For Timely Climate Change, Say Experts - Forbes | Climate | Scoop.it
Replacing livestock products with meat alternatives, say the authors of a new report, would "have far more rapid effects on greenhouse gas emissions and their atmospheric concentrations — and thus on the rate the climate is warming — than actions ...
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Trash Disposal Complicates Climate Change Fight in Jamaica - IPS ipsnews.net

Trash Disposal Complicates Climate Change Fight in Jamaica - IPS ipsnews.net | Climate | Scoop.it
For more than a week this past February, the city choked on the acrid smoke that
forced schools and business to close.
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IUCN - Less water, more concern raises for climate change

IUCN - Less water, more concern raises for climate change | Climate | Scoop.it
Ban Rong Mai – “Come in, take a shower, it is so hot today,” that is such a strange but sweet welcome for two uninvited Vietnamese guests, like us, on arriving at Ban Rong Mai village, Bang Chan Sub-distrcit, Klung District, Chanthaburi province,...
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Governments failing to avert catastrophic climate change, claims IEA

Governments failing to avert catastrophic climate change, claims IEA | Climate | Scoop.it
Ministers attending clean energy summit in London to be warned about continuing global addiction to fossil fuels (RT @BusinessGreen: Governments failing to avert catastrophic climate change, IEA urges: business_green
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Africa gears up for the debilitating effects of climate change as efforts are made to save the continent’s forests

Africa gears up for the debilitating effects of climate change as efforts are made to save the continent’s forests | Climate | Scoop.it
Of the debilitating effects of climate change the world over, Africa seems to be the most hit continent.
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Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Communities

Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Communities | Climate | Scoop.it
Coastal and marine ecosystems are vital to Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, as each of these countries depend on fish and other marine products to fuel their economy and feed their people.
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Loosing the debate on global warming « The Standard

Loosing the debate on global warming « The Standard | Climate | Scoop.it
The facts don't seem to matter when it comes to our understanding of climate change. As the evidence grows stronger and stronger, so too, apparently, does public skepticism.
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Articles: The Religion of Global Warming

From W. A. Beatty | Global warming "religion". http://t.co/qpTxDse5 A fabricated "hobgoblin".
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Astronauts and scientists send letter to NASA: Stop global warming advocacy | CFACT

Astronauts and scientists send letter to NASA: Stop global warming advocacy | CFACT | Climate | Scoop.it
Joint letter from 49 former NASA scientists and astronauts to the current NASA Administrator blasts agency’s policy of ignoring empirical evidence about global warming.
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Hot pursuit: Amateur naturalists help track the shifting seasons

Hot pursuit: Amateur naturalists help track the shifting seasons | Climate | Scoop.it
As the world warms, natural systems are getting thrown out of whack. Flowers bloom earlier each spring and wildlife misses seasonal cues. Now, scientists want your help to figure out what happens n...
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