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In Copenhagen, A Neighborhood Keeps Pace With Climate Change

In Copenhagen, A Neighborhood Keeps Pace With Climate Change | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
All over, it seems, architects are thinking about how to plan for the realities of climate change.
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Addressing our Looming Climate Bankruptcy | Cool Green Science: The Conservation Blog of The Nature Conservancy

Addressing our Looming Climate Bankruptcy | Cool Green Science: The Conservation Blog of The Nature Conservancy | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
We're experiencing the effects of a climate bankruptcy. Similar to the market's crash in 2008, a climate crash is looming. How should we prepare?

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Investing in sustainability « Acumen Fund Blog

Investing in sustainability « Acumen Fund Blog | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Editor's note: this post originally appeared on NextBillion.net, and references a conference that Yasmina, our Director of Communications attended. Her thoughts on the Rainforest Alliance and Citi Foundation conference can ...
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Wall Street After Rio: A Discussion With Calvert Investments' Senior Sustainability Research Analyst, Ms. Ellen Kennedy - Forbes

Wall Street After Rio: A Discussion With Calvert Investments' Senior Sustainability Research Analyst, Ms. Ellen Kennedy - Forbes | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Ellen B. Kennedy, Senior Sustainability Analyst, Calvert Investments, © E. B. Kennedy Michael Tobias: Ms. Kennedy, I want us to speak about the UN Rio+20 Summit, since it is so timely. But before we get to that, you, your work and that of Calvert.
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Stanford is taking steps to embed sustainability across the curriculum

Stanford is taking steps to embed sustainability across the curriculum | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Stanford University is making a genuine impact in inculcating sustainable values in its students and campus operations (RT @GuardianSustBiz: Stanford is taking steps to embed sustainability across the curriculum http://t.co/mWYHE1Oe...)...
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Scientists warn US east coast over accelerated sea level rise

Scientists warn US east coast over accelerated sea level rise | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Study says sea level is rising far faster than elsewhere, which could increase incidence of New York floodingSea level rise is accelerating three to four times faster along the densely populated east coast of the US than other US coasts, scientists...
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Halting deforestation: lessons from Brazil

Halting deforestation: lessons from Brazil | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Amazon Rainforest, near Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas. Through strong political commitment and strict enforcement, Brazil has reversed its deforestation trend. But is its future food-secure?
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Audits reveal no benefits from RTRS certification | Corporate Europe Observatory

Audits reveal no benefits from RTRS certification | Corporate Europe Observatory | Global environmental change | Scoop.it

The first audit reports of soy companies certified by the Roundtable on Responsible Soya (RTRS) show a failure to achieve any social or environmental benefit

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Victor LS's comment, July 5, 2012 1:45 PM
Vaya vaya... interesante informe! Se planteaba seguir el modelo con el World Banana Forum, pero parece que no convence.
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The mining sector searches for sustainability - The Guardian (blog)

The mining sector searches for sustainability - The Guardian (blog) | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)The mining sector searches for sustainabilityThe Guardian (blog)It is rare for a controversial industry to engage with its critics, seek advice and pledge positive action for sustainable development.
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World Bank: waste management challenge 'greater than climate change'

World Bank: waste management challenge 'greater than climate change' | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Report warns cost of dealing with waste and related emissions may skyrocket to $375bn by 2025...
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Climate change stunner: USA leads world in CO2 cuts since 2006

Climate change stunner: USA leads world in CO2 cuts since 2006 | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Climate pollution per American has fallen to levels not seen for half a century. What's going on?
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Leaked documents reveal UK fight to dilute EU green energy targets

Leaked documents reveal UK fight to dilute EU green energy targets | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Allegations of coalition hypocrisy over green issues as critics say documents show UK has caved in to fossil fuel lobbyistsThe government has been trying to water down key environmental regulations in Brussels despite trumpeting its commitment to...
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Al's Journal : Arctic Death Spiral

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How Important Was Rachel Carson's Silent Spring in the Recovery of Bald Eagles and Other Bird Species?

Dear EarthTalk : I understand there is good news about the recovery of bird species like the peregrine falcon, bald eagle and others owed to the 1972 ban on DDT. Can you explain?
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Obama tells crowd: “Denying climate change won’t make it stop”

Obama tells crowd: “Denying climate change won’t make it stop” | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Speaking to a crowd at Iowa State University, Obama calls of student to choose an energy future good for both the economy and the planet.

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Small islands confront climate change - youTrust.org

Small islands confront climate change - youTrust.org | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
YouTrust is for people who want to make a difference. You curate the content. You be the editor. You ignite debate.
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Get Used to It

Today s suggestion? Get used to it.Days of unspeakable heat? The heat taking the usual storm systems and turning them excessively violent? Lack of investment in infrastructure making recovery from those storms lengthy and piecemeal?
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Warming Oceans Will Follow Laws of Physics

You can't hold back the tide . Or sea level rise . There’s melting ice, of course. But H2O that’s already liquid expands as it warms--and the oceans are warming from climate change.
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US and Brazil Launch Platform for Urban Sustainability Investments - Hispanically Speaking News

US and Brazil Launch Platform for Urban Sustainability Investments - Hispanically Speaking News | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P.
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Science Weekly podcast: Citizen science

Science Weekly podcast: Citizen science | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
These days anyone can contribute to a great scientific endeavour, whether it's astronomy, molecular biology or sleep research.
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allAfrica.com: Africa: Climate Conversations - a Turn to Old Crop Varieties for Tough Times

allAfrica.com: Africa: Climate Conversations - a Turn to Old Crop Varieties for Tough Times | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience...
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Deforestation at record low, data shows

Deforestation at record low, data shows | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
Rate of illegal logging has fallen, but critics claim Brazil has weakened protection measures by revising Forest CodeDeforestation of the Amazon has fallen to its lowest levels since records began, according to data recently released by Brazil's...
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Exotic Diseases from Warmer Climates Gain Foothold in U.S.

Diseases once thought to be rare or exotic in the United States are gaining a presence and getting new attention from medical researchers who are probing how immigration, limited access to care and the impacts of climate change are influencing...
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Race to map Africa's forgotten glaciers before they melt away

Race to map Africa's forgotten glaciers before they melt away | Global environmental change | Scoop.it
A team of scientists and photographers aims to document the Earth's threatened and fading glaciersPtolemy thought they were the source of the Nile and called them the Mountains of the Moon because of the perpetual mists that covered them; Stanley...
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Climate Armageddon: How the World's Weather Could Quickly Run Amok [Excerpt]

Adapted from The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause Its Own Extinction and How We Can Stop It , by Fred Guterl (Bloomsbury USA, 2012).
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