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How Engineering the Human Body Could Combat Climate Change

How Engineering the Human Body Could Combat Climate Change | Climate | Scoop.it
From drugs to help you avoid eating meat to genetically engineered cat-like eyes to reduce the need for lighting, a wild interview about changes humans could make to themselves to battle climate change.
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Climate change threatens Seychelles habitat - PhysOrg.com

Climate change threatens Seychelles habitat - PhysOrg.com | Climate | Scoop.it
PhysOrg.comClimate change threatens Seychelles habitatPhysOrg.comBursts of torrential rain lash the idyllic white beaches of the Seychelles, where conservationists fear that rare species such as the giant tortoise are at severe risk from climate...
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Climate, food pressures require rethink on water-UN

* Rethink vital to meet cross-sector, cross-border claims* Tripling of groundwater use raises reserve fears* 6th World Water Forum starts in Marseille on MondayBy Gus TrompizPARIS, March 12 (Reuters)...
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What we know and don't know about climate change (1) - Record-Searchlight (blog)

What we know and don't know about climate change (1) - Record-Searchlight (blog) | Climate | Scoop.it
American SpectatorWhat we know and don't know about climate change (1)Record-Searchlight (blog)"It is difficult to imagine an issue with more global impacts on human societies and the natural environment than the greenhouse effect.
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Statoil enters new oil sands alliance

Statoil enters new oil sands alliance | Climate | Scoop.it
Statoil and 11 other oil sand producers are to cooperate on solving the environmental challenges in Canada. The WWF believes the deal is purely symbolic.
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Column: The science is robust. Human-driven climate change exists.

Column: The science is robust. Human-driven climate change exists. | Climate | Scoop.it
Scientific discoveries constantly make us revise what we know about the world - so why do some people still stick to dodgy dogma when climate change is a fact, asks John Gibbons. (Just commented on @thejournal_ie: Column: The science is robust.
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Global Warming Effects Information, Global Warming Effects Facts, Climate Change Effects - National Geographic

Global Warming Effects Information, Global Warming Effects Facts, Climate Change Effects - National Geographic | Climate | Scoop.it
Learn about the effect of Global Warming at National Geographic. Get facts, news, wallpapers, watch videos, and learn about solutions.
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‘Climate change a security threat’

‘Climate change a security threat’ | Climate | Scoop.it
‘Climate change a security threat’ http://t.co/AwuqxbHm via @newsdayzimbabwe...
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Cheetah struggling to reproduce due to climate change

The world's fastest animal has developed abnormal coils in its sperm as a result of warmer temperaturesThe world's fastest animal, the African cheetah, ...
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Global Environment Related Events Schedule - Reuters

Global schedule of carbon market and climate policy events provided by Reuters online community.

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Linking Weird Weather to Rapid Warming of the Arctic by Jennifer Francis: Yale Environment 360

Linking Weird Weather to Rapid Warming of the Arctic by Jennifer Francis: Yale Environment 360 | Climate | Scoop.it
The loss of Arctic summer sea ice and the rapid warming of the Far North are altering the jet stream over North America, Europe, and Russia.
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Forests, health and climate change — EEA

Forests, health and climate change — EEA | Climate | Scoop.it
Forests are essential to our survival and well-being. Forests clean our air, our water, our soil and they regulate our climate, amongst many other things. Trees and forests are not always associated with urban landscapes.
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GM Funding of Climate Change-Denying Heartland Institute Creates Outrage With Environmentalists

GM Funding of Climate Change-Denying Heartland Institute Creates Outrage With Environmentalists | Climate | Scoop.it
The recent disclosure that General Motors' charitable arm has funded a think tank skeptical of climate change fueled an outcry among environmentalists.
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Solving Climate Change By Bioengineering Humans? - Slashdot

Solving Climate Change By Bioengineering Humans? - Slashdot | Climate | Scoop.it
derekmead writes "Forget CFLs, hybrid cars, and organic jeans. Buying our way out of climate change — even if it's green consumption — won't get us far.
A new paper (PDF), published in Ethics, Policy, and the Environment by NYU bioethics professor S.
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Germany harnesses green power in desolate east

Germany harnesses green power in desolate east | Climate | Scoop.it
PRENZLAU, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's solution to a large part of its energy dilemma may lie in a muddy field in desolate, windswept flatlands in the northeast.In an area 75 miles north of Berlin that...
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Why Google Invests in Clean Energy

Last year, Google invested more than $915 million in clean energy projects -- solar, wind and transmission.

 

That's a lot of money, even for Google, which had $38 billion in revenues in 2011. The investments don't appear to be core to the company's mission of organizing information, and they have attracted criticism, as well as some careless reporting, implying that the Internet giant is exiting the alternative energy business.

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Green Economy Starts in Our Own Backyards

Green Economy Starts in Our Own Backyards | Climate | Scoop.it

We’re not talking about veggie gardens. It’s the big picture stuff that will be debated at the Rio+20 Earth Summit. This 'doughnut' demonstrates the complexity and difficulty of the task facing negotiators:

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Soot a Culprit in Glacial Melt

Soot a Culprit in Glacial Melt | Climate | Scoop.it
Soot from fossil fuels is causing snow packs, glaciers and ice sheets to absorb heat and melt more quickly, Lawrence ...
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Gender Comes to Climate Change

Gender Comes to Climate Change, Women Combat Climate Change, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, gender equality and women empowerment language (Gender Comes to Climate Change: http://t.co/OFvUZ4cg via...
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National Science Foundation (NSF) Discoveries - The Snows of Mount Washington

National Science Foundation (NSF) Discoveries - The Snows of Mount Washington | Climate | Scoop.it
RT @NSF: Discoveries: The Snows of Mount Washington: Climate and environmental change in the U.S. northeast corridor Mor...
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Adapting to a changing coast

Adapting to a changing coast | Climate | Scoop.it

Notes and thoughts on climate change and just social adaptation responses - now updated.

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The Earth's new water budget

The Earth's new water budget | Climate | Scoop.it
Investigating the history of water on Earth is critical to understanding the planet's climate. One central question is whether Earth has always had the same amount of water on and surrounding it, the same so-called 'water budget'.
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Rich Chinese thrill seekers paying £50,000 for "trip of a lifetime" to kill endangered polar bears

Rich Chinese thrill seekers paying £50,000 for "trip of a lifetime" to kill endangered polar bears | Climate | Scoop.it
The expensive price tag for the 10-day expedition across the polar ice pack in Canada includes the services of a taxidermist, who at the end of the hunt turns the trophy specimens into prized rugs for the “rookie” hunters’ living rooms.
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Climate change may make early tornadoes the norm: scientists - Victoria Times Colonist

Climate change may make early tornadoes the norm: scientists - Victoria Times Colonist | Climate | Scoop.it
ThinkProgressClimate change may make early tornadoes the norm: scientistsVictoria Times ColonistWhether climate change will also affect the frequency or severity of tornadoes, however, remains an open question, and one that has received little study.
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Global Warming Disinformation Database

Global Warming Disinformation Database | Climate | Scoop.it
An extensive database of individuals involved in the global warming denial industry. (Hi @richadabetts Care 2 name anybody that you are comforatble with being in DeSmogBlog's denier database?
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