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Prince Charles: global pact on climate change could be Magna Carta for Earth

Prince Charles: global pact on climate change could be Magna Carta for Earth | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
Prince of Wales said this year marked potentially the last chance to save the world from the perils of global warming
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India and U.S. Commit to Global Fight against Climate Change

India and U.S. Commit to Global Fight against Climate Change | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
The U.S. and India pledged to work together toward a new pact to curb global warming
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Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame? by Bill McKibben

Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame? by Bill McKibben | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
We may be entering the high-stakes endgame on climate change. The pieces—technological and perhaps political—are finally in place for rapid, powerful action to shift us off of fossil fuel. Unfortunately, the players may well decide instead to simply move pawns back and forth for another couple of decades, which would be fatal.
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Where To Watch - Years Of Living Dangerously

Where To Watch - Years Of Living Dangerously | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
Where To Watch the Showtime series about climate change, "Years of Living Dangerously." Watch behind the scenes videos, and exclusive excerpts here.
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The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions (2014) : Division on Earth and Life Studies

The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging Research Questions (2014) : Division on Earth and Life Studies | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
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Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Economy From Global Warming

Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Economy From Global Warming | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
Treasury secretaries dating to the Nixon years backed a new report predicting a heavy loss of coastal properties, a shift of farming northward, and dangerous outdoor conditions because of climate change.
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UPDATE 4-U.S. top court mostly upholds Obama bid to curb carbon emissions

UPDATE 4-U.S. top court mostly upholds Obama bid to curb carbon emissions | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
(Adds Scalia quote and broader context of the decision)By Lawrence HurleyWASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court onMonday largely upheld the Obama administration's authority tocurb greenhouse
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Air quality to suffer with global warming

Air quality to suffer with global warming | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
Study suggests effects of climate change will slow air circulation around the world.
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Climate change threatens tourism as ski slopes thaw, seas rise

Climate change threatens tourism as ski slopes thaw, seas rise | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
OSLO (Reuters) - Climate change is a growing threat to tourism, from thawing ski resorts to coral reefs hit by warmer seas, and the industry itself should do more to curb its soaring greenhouse gas emissions,
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Obama moves to protect vast Pacific Ocean areas

Obama moves to protect vast Pacific Ocean areas | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday unveiled efforts to expand protection of vast areas of the Pacific Ocean controlled by the United States from over fishing and environmental damage.President
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EU mulls cutting energy use by 35%

EU mulls cutting energy use by 35% | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
EurActiv: Draft communication suggests Europe should set non-binding goal of reducing energy consumption 30-35% by 2030
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U.N. asks countries for climate plans after record warm 2014

U.N. asks countries for climate plans after record warm 2014 | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
OSLO (Reuters) - The United Nations asked governments on Thursday to submit plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions as the building blocks of a deal due in Paris in December to limit global warming, after
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How is the polar vortex related to the Arctic Oscillation? | NOAA Climate.gov

How is the polar vortex related to the Arctic Oscillation? | NOAA Climate.gov | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Arctic Oscillation describes simultaneous, geographically “choreographed” shifts in multiple features of the polar vortex: air pressure, temperature, and the location and strength of the jet stream. They all follow the hemisphere-wide oscillation of atmospheric mass back and forth between the Arctic and the middle latitudes, sort of like water sloshing in a bowl.
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What Are Kids Learning About Global Warming? today

What Are Kids Learning About Global Warming? today | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
Most of the existing standards for teaching global warming provide little to no direction as to how the controversies should be handled, forcing teachers to devise their own strategies. It starts with Al Gore. When it comes time to teach his high school sophomores about global warming, today
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Crude - the incredible journey of oil - Broadband edition - ABC Science

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My favorite teaching video on climate change!

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Homepage

Homepage | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
How much economic risk does the United States face from the impacts of climate change? Risky Business will help us find out.
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Justices Uphold Emission Limits on Big Industry

Justices Uphold Emission Limits on Big Industry | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court largely upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate emissions from stationary sources. Justice Antonin Scalia said the agency got “almost everything it wanted.”
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Yale Environment 360: Rerouting Flights to Avoid Contrails Would Slow Climate Change

Yale Environment 360: Rerouting Flights to Avoid Contrails Would Slow Climate Change | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
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Making Summer Travel Plans With Climate Change in Mind

Making Summer Travel Plans With Climate Change in Mind | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
With projections of warmer temperatures and rising sea levels, which tourist destinations should you plan to visit sooner rather than later?
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Bangladesh to slash its own climate adaptation fund

Bangladesh to slash its own climate adaptation fund | Global Climate Change | Scoop.it
The country will now rely on donor funds for adaptation to climate change projects, finance minister says
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