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Rapid Climate Changes Turn North Woods into Moose Graveyard: Scientific American

Rapid Climate Changes Turn North Woods into Moose Graveyard: Scientific American | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Moose may disappear from boreal woods as circumpolar regions warm and transform...
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Frequent Floods Force Farmers to Rethink Age-Old Practices

Frequent Floods Force Farmers to Rethink Age-Old Practices | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

'Climate chaos' led one upstate N.Y. farm to stop planting in fertile flood plains, a practice farmers have followed for thousands of years.

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Pollution 'pushing tropics north'

Pollution 'pushing tropics north' | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Man-made pollution is helping to push the tropics northwards, research suggests.
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Himalayas warming faster, facing severe climate change impact: Study - The Times of India

A scientific study published on Wednesday revealed that the Himalayas, one of world’s richest biodiversity zones, is warming faster than other parts of the globe.
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New threat to Antarctic ice shelf emerges

New threat to Antarctic ice shelf emerges | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
German researchers have found evidence that areas in Antarctica, previously thought relatively safe from the direct influence of climate change, are melting rapidly.
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Why the Climate Change Debate Makes No Sense

Why the Climate Change Debate Makes No Sense | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

It turns out that only about a tenth of Americans believe climate change isn’t real, and more than two thirds think it should be a bigger political issue.

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Climate Change is Impacting European Fish Stocks, Study Finds

Climate Change is Impacting European Fish Stocks, Study Finds | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
 


Rising ocean temperatures are driving major changes in fisheries throughout western Europe, bringing warm water species typically seen in the Mediterranean to the coast of the United Kingdom.
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Adapting to climate change at sea

Adapting to climate change at sea | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Warm water fish from the Mediterranean such as anchovy, red mullet, sea bass and John Dory are shoaling northwards into the south coast's waters as sea temperatures rise.
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McInnes: Ottawa's climate change commitment mostly hot air, auditor finds

McInnes: Ottawa's climate change commitment mostly hot air, auditor finds | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Was anybody surprised by the report Tuesday from Canada’s environment commissioner that found the Conservative government is falling short on its own modest goals to meet the challenge of climate change?
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Coffee shortages loom as climate change takes hold | News | The Grocer

Coffee shortages loom as climate change takes hold | News | The Grocer | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Severe coffee shortages and price hikes are on the cards unless the industry takes urgent action to help smallholder farmers adapt to climate change.
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Climate Change Pushes Europe's Alpine Plants Toward Extinction

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Greed, Green & Grains: Warmest Consective 12 Months on US Record

Greed, Green & Grains: Warmest Consective 12 Months on US Record | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

I think most people noticed the warm winter and spring. Now we have official statistics: via Climate Progress and WunderBlog, we've just experience the warmest 12 consecutive months on record in the United States, and by far the warmest January through April temperature anomaly on record.

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Global climate treaty may demand more carbon cuts from 'poor' countries

Global climate treaty may demand more carbon cuts from 'poor' countries | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
China and India may have to make bigger carbon emissions commitments as EU climate chief says Kyoto model is outdated...
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Researcher looks to butterflies to learn about climate change

Researcher looks to butterflies to learn about climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
UC Davis professor Arthur Shapiro has studied butterflies most of his life.
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Last 50 years were Australia's hottest: study

Last 50 years were Australia's hottest: study | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
For the first time scientists have provided the most complete climate record of the last millennium and they found that the last 50 years in Australia have been the warmest.
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Seals work as climate change researchers

Seals work as climate change researchers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Sydney Institute of Marine Science has revealed elephant seals are carrying out its research after the facility received a $20 million upgrade.
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Cities gird themselves for climate change

Cities gird themselves for climate change | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Experts are warning us that floods, droughts and heat waves will increase, while cities around the world attempt to prepare themselves for future climate catastrophes - and population explosions.
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Climate Change May Leave Many Mammals Homeless - Science News

Climate Change May Leave Many Mammals Homeless - Science News | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
In some places, projected warming threatens the survival of more than one in three species...
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Climate change and marine biodiversity: Saving the ocean’s web of life under threat

Climate change and marine biodiversity: Saving the ocean’s web of life under threat | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The online version of the Philippines' leading business newspaper features virtually all the stories and statistical data available in the print edition.
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NASA's James Hansen Slams Obama for Failure to Lead on Climate

NASA's James Hansen Slams Obama for Failure to Lead on Climate | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
President Obama can't catch a break: Just when he gets right with the gays, the greens come after him.
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Climate change and the corporate scramble for the Arctic | rabble.ca

Climate change and the corporate scramble for the Arctic | rabble.ca | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

For corporations, melting Arctic ice isn't a wake-up call. It's just another business opportunity.

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Parlez-vous Francais? California joins Quebec in new climate change initiative

Parlez-vous Francais? California joins Quebec in new climate change initiative | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

Changement climatique, pac et commerce, huh? Industrial and commercial polluters in Bakersfield and Kern County may want to invest in some French/Engish dictionaries soon with the announcement yesterday that California and Québec will be forming a joint carbon market as part of their efforts to address climate change.

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The Bad News Continues to Flow About Antarctica’s Ice

The Bad News Continues to Flow About Antarctica’s Ice | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
Weeks after a study finds ominous thinning of Antarctic ice shelves, new research unveils yet another danger zone to worry about.
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Trees, shrubs vanishing from Sahel

Trees, shrubs vanishing from Sahel | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it

On the side of a dirt track in southwestern Niger, long rows of neatly stacked wood tell the tale of the nation's deforestation.


When farmers in the Sahel region find themselves short on food, one of the common coping strategies involves cutting down trees, selling the wood and using the cash to buy millet and other staples.

 

This in itself would be disastrous in one of the most environmentally degraded places on the planet. But wood sales are only one reason Niger's trees are disappearing.

 

Decades of declining agricultural productivity have led millet and sorghum farmers to plant crops on every available patch of land, which often means removing the trees and shrubs that hold the soil in place.

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Heartland Institute losing major corporate sponsors after comparing climate change advocates to mass-murderers

Heartland Institute losing major corporate sponsors after comparing climate change advocates to mass-murderers | Climate change challenges | Scoop.it
The Heartland Institute has lost two corporate supporters since it unveiled a billboard campaign that compared those who accept the science of climate change to mass murderer Ted Kaczynski also known as the Unabomber.
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