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Trees planted to test climate change

Trees planted to test climate change | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it

Thousands of trees are being planted along the west coast of Europe as part of an international experiment to test the affects of climate change on different species.  Be sure to watch the video that explains the experiment.

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Ten Asian cities leading the way in climate-proofing - SciDev.Net

Ten Asian cities leading the way in climate-proofing - SciDev.Net | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it

Rapidly growing cities in Asia could benefit from a toolkit of indicators that assesses their readiness to face climate change impacts.  Check out the video at the end to help you better understand how Indonesia is being affectecd by climate change."

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Study: Birds adjusting slowly to climate change

Study: Birds adjusting slowly to climate change | Climate and its Link to Life | 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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Why climate change in 2100 matters to me

Why climate change in 2100 matters to me | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Action we take, or fail to take, right now will profoundly affect our children’s lives (Why climate change in 2100 matters to me: Recently, David Finch, Paul Varella and David Deephouse – analyzing po...)...
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WWF - Polar Bear - Threats

WWF - Polar Bear - Threats | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Why are polar bears endangered? Come to World Wildlife Fund to learn more about how you can help protect polar bears.
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Forests, health and climate change — EEA

Forests, health and climate change — EEA | Climate and its Link to Life | 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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Sub data to aid climate science

Sub data to aid climate science | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Defence is to de-classify submarine data in order to help shed light on climate change in the Arctic.
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Fish of Antarctica threatened by climate change

Fish of Antarctica threatened by climate change | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
A study of the evolutionary history of Antarctic fish and their "anti-freeze" proteins illustrates how tens of millions of years ago a lineage of fish adapted to newly formed polar conditions -- and how today they are endangered by a rapid rise in...
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Climate change threatens tropical birds

Climate change threatens tropical birds | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Climate change spells trouble for many tropical birds – especially those living in mountains, coastal forests and relatively small areas – and the damage will be compounded by other threats like habitat loss, disease and competition among species.
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Climate change: do you want the good news or the bad?

Climate change: do you want the good news or the bad? | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Spain will be arid, with all of its agricultural land degraded. India will face a near-tripling of its flood risk. Virtually the whole population of Egypt will be hit with water shortages.
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2010 Carbon Dioxide Output Shows Biggest Jump Ever

2010 Carbon Dioxide Output Shows Biggest Jump Ever | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Global emissions of carbon dioxide from fossil-fuel burning jumped by 5.9 percent in 2010, upending the notion that a brief decline during the recession might persist.
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Climate change could push up food prices - Telegraph

Climate change could push up food prices - Telegraph | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Extreme weather linked to global warming such as droughts and floods are
already causing food prices to rise, putting the world's most vulnerable
people at risk, Oxfam has warned in the run up to the latest round of
climate change talks.
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Climate Change Boosts Human Evolution | MedIndia

Climate Change Boosts Human Evolution | MedIndia | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Climate change is beneficial for human evolution as it forces humans to move to new areas and work together, suggests study.
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WWF - Groundbreaking Mexican Climate Change Law up for vote

WWF - Groundbreaking Mexican Climate Change Law up for vote | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it

Finding workable, practical solutions to the problems posed by Climate Change and Global Warming ...

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Concentrating on building efficiency is Europe's new climate-change mantra

Concentrating on building efficiency is Europe's new climate-change mantra | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Since buildings burn 40% of all the energy consumed, insulating them effectively could help the EU meet climate targets (RT @KarlRedmond2: Concentrating on building efficiency is Europe's new climate-change mantra
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Climate change: make industry pay for carbon emissions, US congressman says

Climate change: make industry pay for carbon emissions, US congressman says | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Putting a price on carbon will benefit environment and cut deficit by raising money, Henry Waxman argues (Climate change: make industry pay for carbon emissions, US congressman says http://t.co/71Xc8x4U via @guardian...)...
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The Energy [R]evolution will not be televised.

The Energy [R]evolution will not be televised. | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
An Energy Revolution is not just possible, it's already happening. Here are few amazing facts about renewable energy that the world ought to know.
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Lofty ambitions: why green roofs are the future of urban gardening - Green Living - The Ecologist

Lofty ambitions: why green roofs are the future of urban gardening - Green Living - The Ecologist | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Run out of space in your garden?Look to higher ground and you’ll find an eco-friendly solution (RT @Scott_Redding: Buildings account for 50% of UK carbon emissions, so green roofs are a key part of fighting climate change -
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Global Warming Could Give Rise to Miniature Animals

Global Warming Could Give Rise to Miniature Animals | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
According to paleontologists, an early species of horse was discovered to have responded to an extended bout of unusually hot temperatures million years ago in the most peculiar of ways -- by going mini.
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Frayed World: Who cares about climate change?

Frayed World: Who cares about climate change? | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Who cares about climate change?: 58% of Americans, 68% of Europeans and a full 99% of people who live on small i...
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Diverse ecosystems are crucial climate change buffer

Diverse ecosystems are crucial climate change buffer | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Preserving diverse plant life will be crucial to buffer the negative effects of climate change and desertification in in the world's drylands, according to a new landmark study.
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Three-Quarters of Climate Change Is Man-Made: Scientific American

Three-Quarters of Climate Change Is Man-Made: Scientific American | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
An independent study quantifies the human and natural contributions, with solar radiation contributing only minimally (http://t.co/qWr33Rsw Three-Quarters of Climate Change Is Man-Made...)...
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Governments urged to recognise the role of ecosystems and biodiversity in climate change adaptation and mitigation | BirdLife Community

Governments urged to recognise the role of ecosystems and biodiversity in climate change adaptation and mitigation | BirdLife Community | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
Climate change during the coming decades is projected to dramatically alter current patterns of temperature and precipitation across Africa, with huge implications for both humans and biodiversity (RT @BirdLife_News: Governments urged to recognise...
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Climate change: are we all in this together? - Telegraph

Climate change: are we all in this together? - Telegraph | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
With the Kyoto emissions agreements running out next year, a sense of urgency
hangs over the UN climate change talks in Durban, says Geoffrey Lean. (Climate change: are we all in this together?
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Climate Change Conference: Pope Calls For Responsible Deal In Durban

Climate Change Conference: Pope Calls For Responsible Deal In Durban | Climate and its Link to Life | Scoop.it
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI called Sunday for delegates attending this week's U.N. climate change conference in South Africa to craft a responsible and credible deal to cut greenhouse gases that takes into account the needs of the poor.
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