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Damage to world's oceans 'to reach $2 trillion a year'

Damage to world's oceans 'to reach $2 trillion a year' | Climate | Scoop.it

LONDON (Reuters) - The cost of damage to the world's oceans from climate change could reach $2 trillion a year by 2100 if measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions are not stepped up.

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Climate Change Could Kill 184 Million People by 25th Century

According to allAfrica.com, Nwangi said natural disasters that accompany climate change would claim the 184 million lives. He also said that African governments don't show enough interest in climate change mitigation ...
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Green measures will not lead to 'astronomical' energy bills: analysis

Green measures will not lead to 'astronomical' energy bills: analysis | Climate | Scoop.it
Household energy bills will rise by £190 by 2020, but charges for renewables and energy efficiency measures will contribute just £110 of the increase, UK government climate advisers calculate (#budget2012: #Osborne calls #gas "cheap" > he shd read...
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How a low carbon economy can improve health

Addressing climate changeIn order to avert dangerous climate change (that is, climate change that leads to major abrupt or irreversible changes in the climate system or a component of the system) many climate scientists consider that it is...
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Penguins and Global Warming - Cleantech Solutions

Penguins and Global Warming - Cleantech Solutions | Climate | Scoop.it

: Penguins and Global Warming - Cleantech Solutions http://t.co/n3cZDuWz...

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Save our cities

Save our cities | Climate | Scoop.it
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IT IS the peak of the rainy season in Indonesia: good for farmers, but not so welcome for the 9m or so citizens of Jakarta. They hope to dodge the “five-year curse”.
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Scalable Consumption + Supply Chain + Circular Economy = Hope for Sustainable Economies | Sustainable Business Forum

Scalable Consumption + Supply Chain + Circular Economy = Hope for Sustainable Economies | Sustainable Business Forum | Climate | Scoop.it
Consumers have unprecedented opportunity to be active shapers of the products and services they buy and use, rather than passive receivers, taking whatever companies provide.  Apples most recent litmus test on corporate social responsibility with ...
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Climate change will also worsen respiratory diseases

Climate change will also worsen respiratory diseasesTwoCircles.netBy IANS, Washington : Global climate change magnifies the effects of pollution and will worsen the incidence of asthma, allergies, infections and cardiovascular diseases worldwide,...
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Bioengineer humans to tackle climate change, say philosophers

Bioengineer humans to tackle climate change, say philosophers | Climate | Scoop.it
Leo Hickman: Authors defend controversial academic paper saying their online critics have misunderstood nature of philosophical inquiry (RT @guardianeco: Bioengineer humans to tackle climate change, say philosophers http://t.co/IGjxccql...)...
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Report: Global Warming Doubles Extreme Coastal Flood Risk Across U.S., Seas Projected to Rise a Foot by 2050

Report: Global Warming Doubles Extreme Coastal Flood Risk Across U.S., Seas Projected to Rise a Foot by 2050 | Climate | Scoop.it
Rising Sea Levels Threaten Millions by Boosting Storm Surges This map shows the odds of floods at least as high as historic once-a-century levels, occurring by 2030, based on Climate Central research.
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Negotiators reach consensus on global land governance guidelines

Negotiators reach consensus on global land governance guidelines | Climate | Scoop.it
Proposed voluntary directives on access and ownership rights to go to UN committee on world food security for final approval (Negotiators reach consensus on global land governance guidelines http://t.co/GBb1dV1t...)...
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The world's temperature has always changed. What's different now?

The world's temperature has always changed. What's different now? | Climate | Scoop.it
The rate of change – and the contribution of man-made emissions – makes current global warming unique (@dougmcneall seriously. all last cent warming natural?,IPCC say first half natural..
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Focus on technology overlooks human behavior when addressing climate change

Focus on technology overlooks human behavior when addressing climate change | Climate | Scoop.it
Technology alone won't help the world turn away from fossil fuel-based energy sources, says a sociologist.
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Shocking Global Warming Image Shows How Winter Turned Into Summer

Shocking Global Warming Image Shows How Winter Turned Into Summer | Climate | Scoop.it
“A huge, lingering ridge of high pressure over the eastern half of the United States brought summer-like temperatures to North America in March 2012,” NASA writes.
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Why Budget Cuts and Global Warming Don't Mix

Why Budget Cuts and Global Warming Don't Mix | Climate | Scoop.it
Sometimes you stumble on a case where politics, ideology, and reality collide in a way that provides you with a strikingly clear view of the contradic (Why Budget Cuts and Global Warming Don't Mix http://t.co/2kjIx1t9...)...
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Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes

Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes | Climate | Scoop.it

Trees are being cut down to make way for new single-family homes, which then often sit on bare lots. These treeless lots not only have negative impacts on the climate, environment, and community health, but they also exacerbate the energy inefficient practices found within homes.

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Where do presidential candidates stand on war issue? - Dayton Daily News

Where do presidential candidates stand on war issue? - Dayton Daily News | Climate | Scoop.it
Where do presidential candidates stand on war issue?Dayton Daily NewsRon Paul of Texas has been an outspoken critic of American involvement in overseas wars.
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Global warming: Doctors foresee major health impacts - Summit County Citizens Voice

Global warming: Doctors foresee major health impacts - Summit County Citizens Voice | Climate | Scoop.it
Global warming: Doctors foresee major health impactsSummit County Citizens VoicePinkerton said that some of the prospective respiratory health impacts from global climate change will be direct, such as more asthma due to increases in particulate...
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Climate myths: Global warming is down to the Sun, not humans - environment - 16 May 2007 - New Scientist

Climate myths: Global warming is down to the Sun, not humans - environment - 16 May 2007 - New Scientist | Climate | Scoop.it
No one denies our star's central role in determining how warm our planet is, but solar changes cannot be the cause of the recent global warming (RT @Cheddared: @peter_balikoff Solar flares aren't causing #climatechange here's a link http://t.co/PflfXJ13...
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A changing climate: 'Sea Level Rising'

 'Sea Level Rising' - A community of fishermen from the coasts of Senegal has to fight the effects of sea level rising, in order to preserve their life.

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Climate Change Envoy to Lead Influential Institute

Climate Change Envoy to Lead Influential Institute | Climate | Scoop.it
Andrew D. Steer, currently the World Bank's special envoy for climate change, has been named president of the World Resources Institute. (Green Blog: Climate Change Envoy to Lead Influential Institute: Andrew D.
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Eavesdropping on the climate change debate | ESRC | The Economic and Social Research Council

Eavesdropping on the climate change debate | ESRC | The Economic and Social Research Council | Climate | Scoop.it
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funds research and training in social and economic issues, focusing on six research areas: economic affairs, education and human development, environment and planning, government and law, industry and...
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When economy goes bad, people no longer want to ´believe´ in climate change, turn skeptic

When economy goes bad, people no longer want to ´believe´ in climate change, turn skeptic | Climate | Scoop.it
In recent years, the American public has grown increasingly skeptical of the existence of man-made climate change.
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