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Why Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer to Global Warming

Why Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer to Global Warming | Climate | Scoop.it
Why Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer to Global WarmingAlterNetWhat drives these men is panic—a very legitimate fear that we will trigger self-fueling runaway climate change. Part of this green embrace of the atom is a macho performance of seriousness.
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allAfrica.com: Ghana: Understading Climate Change

allAfrica.com: Ghana: Understading Climate Change | Climate | Scoop.it
all Africa: African news and information for a global audience (Ghana: Understading Climate Change http://t.co/qnoGZULZ...)...
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The Commentator - Did you know that you're paying for Texans to endorse anthropogenic climate change?

The Commentator - Rick Perry rightly criticises the British Foreign Office for attempting to change Texan minds on climate change (RT @TheCommentator: The Commentator - Did you know that you're paying for Texans to endorse anthropogenic climate change...
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New climate change research gives hope - The Changing World - NZ Herald News

New climate change research gives hope - The Changing World - NZ Herald News | Climate | Scoop.it
New research on corals in the Pacific islands of Kiribati suggests some reefs are more likely than others to withstand ocean warming.
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'If you don't believe in climate change you must be sick': Oregon professor likens skepticism to racism

'If you don't believe in climate change you must be sick': Oregon professor likens skepticism to racism | Climate | Scoop.it
Professor Kari Norgaard of Oregon University has controversially compared skepticism of global warming to racism.
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Farming needs 'climate-smart' revolution, says report - BBC News

Farming needs 'climate-smart' revolution, says report - BBC News | Climate | Scoop.it

Farming needs 'climate-smart' revolution, says report. Major changes are needed in agriculture and food consumption around the world if future generations are to be adequately fed,...

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Melting chocolate: climate change threatens West Africa's cocoa dominance

Melting chocolate: climate change threatens West Africa's cocoa dominance | Climate | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of small-scale cocoa farmers in Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire will be forced to adapt or relocate by higher temperatures Cocoa production will become increasingly difficult in the key growing regions of West Africa by 2030 because...
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Turkmenistan prepares national climate change strategy

Turkmenistan prepares national climate change strategy | Climate | Scoop.it
A large-scale document - National Strategy on Climate Change has been prepared in Turkmenistan, local media outlets reported on Tuesday.
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US to propose first climate limits on power plants

US to propose first climate limits on power plants | Climate | Scoop.it
* Long-delayed carbon rule on power plants due Tuesday* Rules opposed by Republicans, some in industry* Not expected to affect modified plants* Could virtually halt building of new coal plantsBy Timothy (@TedBaillieu @theqldpremier USA puts CO2...
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Study: Protecting old-growth can stave off global warming - Mail Tribune

Study: Protecting old-growth can stave off global warmingMail TribuneBy Paul Fattig If global warming occurs in the coming years as many scientists predict, the stands of big mature trees on local public forestlands could help save our bacon.
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Evri -- Editorial Board: Rising concern on climate change

Evri -- Editorial Board: Rising concern on climate change | Climate | Scoop.it
Editorial Board: Rising concern on climate change (Editorial Board: Rising concern on climate change - The Washington Post http://t.co/OGJg4qSC #climatechange...)...
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World headed for irreversible climate change in five years, IEA warns

World headed for irreversible climate change in five years, IEA warns | Climate | Scoop.it
If fossil fuel infrastructure is not rapidly changed, the world will 'lose for ever' the chance to avoid dangerous climate change (RT @AirportWatch: World headed for irreversible climate change in 5 years, IEA warns (Nov '11) Fiona Harvey http://t.co/FPYs1Wca...
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The Extreme Ice Survey: An Extensive Time-Lapse Photography Project Shedding Light on Climate Change

The Extreme Ice Survey: An Extensive Time-Lapse Photography Project Shedding Light on Climate Change | Climate | Scoop.it
Back in 2007, National Geographic photographer James Balog founded the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) project, an inventive and long-term creative venture that was intentionally developed to give one of the earth’s most ...
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A new paper suggests CO2 leads temperature, but has some serious problems

A new paper suggests CO2 leads temperature, but has some serious problems | Climate | Scoop.it
This is an attempt to redefine the graph made famous by Al Gore in An Inconvenient Truth that showed temperature leading CO2. From a press release embargoed until 1PM EST 4/4: Work that may clarify...
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Could dust be at fault for climate change? New research links particles in space to ever changing weather conditions

Could dust be at fault for climate change? New research links particles in space to ever changing weather conditions | Climate | Scoop.it
A new research program will try to see how much dust enters the Earth’s atmosphere in a bid to find out how it might affect our climate. (RT @BULMKT: Now the Climate Squints blame Space Dust for causing climate change!
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The Carbon Trust's footprinting exhibition – in pictures

The Carbon Trust's footprinting exhibition – in pictures | Climate | Scoop.it
To celebrate some of the companies that are shaping the future of carbon reduction, the Carbon Trust has launched the world's first carbon footprint exhibition (Climate Change News: The Carbon Trust's footprinting exhibition – in pictures: To...
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Earth Hour 2012: Iconic buildings across world turn off lights to highlight climate change

Earth Hour 2012: Iconic buildings across world turn off lights to highlight climate change | Climate | Scoop.it
Sydney's iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House were among the first buildings around the world to begin the blackout.
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Indigenous peoples at the forefront of climate change offer lessons on conserving and managing plant biodiversity

Indigenous peoples at the forefront of climate change offer lessons on conserving and managing plant biodiversity | Climate | Scoop.it
Humans are frequently blamed for deforestation and the destruction of environments, yet there are also examples of peoples and cultures around the world that (RT @AmazonWatch: Indigenous peoples at the forefront of climate change offer lessons on ...

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Study: Birds adjusting slowly to climate change

Study: Birds adjusting slowly to climate change | Climate | Scoop.it
A new study based on the National Audubon Society's North American Christmas Bird Count finds birds have taken decades to adjust their ranges northward in response to warming winters.
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Green energy alone won’t save the earth :: Climate & Capitalism

Green energy alone won’t save the earth :: Climate & Capitalism | Climate | Scoop.it
The most popular techno-fix for global warming is green energy. If energy companies would only deploy wind, hydro, solar or nuclear, then emission-intensive fossil fuels will eventually disappear. But will that actually work?
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Indigenous Peoples Needed to Meet the Challenge of Climate Change | Connective universe

Indigenous Peoples Needed to Meet the Challenge of Climate Change | Connective universe | Climate | Scoop.it
  “Planning is not part of our culture. You just get up in the morning and do what you need to do for the day,” said Marilyn Wallace of the Kuku Nyungka ‘mob’ (aboriginal nation) in northern Queensland, Australia.
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Study: Global temperatures could rise 5 degrees by 2050

Study: Global temperatures could rise 5 degrees by 2050 | Climate | Scoop.it
A new study shows that average global temperatures could climb 2.5 to 5.4 degrees by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated.
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Letter: Global climate change and global warming are local issues, too

Letter: Global climate change and global warming are local issues, too | Climate | Scoop.it
Editor: Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke in Jacksonville recently, sponsored by the local Business Council and the White House Business Council.
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Indigenous peoples at forefront of climate change offer lessons on plant biodiversity

Indigenous peoples at forefront of climate change offer lessons on plant biodiversity | Climate | Scoop.it
Over the last 40 years, an ethnobotanist has worked with the Yanesha of the upper Peruvian Amazon and the Tibetans of the Himalayas, two groups of indigenous peoples carrying on traditional ways of life, even in the face of rapid environmental...
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2001-2010 warmest decade on record

2001-2010 warmest decade on record | Climate | Scoop.it
Climate change has accelerated in the past decade, the UN weather agency said Friday, releasing data showing that 2001 to 2010 was the warmest decade on record.
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