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An alarming 10 percent of Antarctica’s coastal glaciers are now in retreat, scientists find

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Study reveals startling new evidence of effects of climate change in the Arctic

Study reveals startling new evidence of effects of climate change in the Arctic | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
New research led by U of T Mississauga geographer Igor Lehnherr provides startling evidence that remote areas in Canada's Arctic region—once thought to be beyond the reach of human impact—are responding rapidly to warmin
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Shell Says Saving Planet Probably Means Sucking CO2 From the Air - Bloomberg

Shell Says Saving Planet Probably Means Sucking CO2 From the Air - Bloomberg | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Cutting emissions won’t be enough to keep the planet from warming by more than 2 degrees Celsius: to achieve that goal, according to Royal Dutch Shell Plc, will require sucking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
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Flood protection is everyone's responsibility

Flood protection is everyone's responsibility | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
The complex interactions between floods and society are currently being investigated at TU Wien. The economy needs the central government to organise flood protection. Humans have an impact on water sources through dams
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Climate sensitivity - reducing the uncertainty of uncertainty | Horizon: the EU Research & Innovation magazine | European Commission

Climate sensitivity - reducing the uncertainty of uncertainty | Horizon: the EU Research & Innovation magazine | European Commission | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
A new analysis all but rules out the best and worst warming scenarios – but not everyone believes it. 
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Leaked U.N. climate report sees ‘very high risk’ the planet will warm beyond key limit

Leaked U.N. climate report sees ‘very high risk’ the planet will warm beyond key limit | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
The document says the Earth will probably overshoot 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming and have to find a way to cool back down.
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ExxonMobil’s Climate Disinformation Campaign Is Still Alive and Well

ExxonMobil’s Climate Disinformation Campaign Is Still Alive and Well | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
In a recent blog post, ExxonMobil executive Suzanne McCarron reiterated her company's claim that it fully accepts the reality of climate change and that it wants to do something about it. "I want to use this opportunity to be 100 percent clear about where we stand on climate change," sh
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How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?
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Drought deepens dramatically in Southern California

Drought deepens dramatically in Southern California | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
California is rapidly plunging back into drought, with severe conditions now existing in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties—home to one-fourth of the state's population, a U.S. agency said Thursday.
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The EU got less electricity from coal than renewables in 2017 | Carbon Brief

The EU got less electricity from coal than renewables in 2017 | Carbon Brief | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
For the first time, the European Union generated more electricity from wind, solar and biomass than from coal in 2017, according to new analysis.
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Big snowfall, cooler ocean but still more signs of global warming

Big snowfall, cooler ocean but still more signs of global warming | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Climate researchers at two U.S. government agencies found 2017 to be one of the hottest years, but with anomalies: increased snow and a cooler Pacific Ocean.
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Worst-Case Economics: Accounting for Climate Change

Worst-Case Economics: Accounting for Climate Change | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Worst-Case Economics: a lecture on climate and finance by Dr. Frank Ackerman, principal economist, Synapse Energy Economic Inc.
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Arctic permafrost thawing faster than ever, US climate study finds

Arctic permafrost thawing faster than ever, US climate study finds | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Sea ice also melting at fastest past in 1,500 years, US government scientists find
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Engineered Wetlands Provide Carbon Offsets for Newfoundland

Engineered Wetlands Provide Carbon Offsets for Newfoundland | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Sharp Management, of Newfoundland and Labrador, has been accredited by the Canadian Standards Association to enter and sell carbon offset in the provincial market with 55,071 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalence. The company generates its green value from proprietary engineered wetlands for wastewater treatment.
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Destruction of nature as dangerous as climate change, scientists warn | Environment | The Guardian

Destruction of nature as dangerous as climate change, scientists warn | Environment | The Guardian | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Unsustainable exploitation of the natural world threatens food and water security of billions of people, major UN-backed biodiversity study reveals
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One of World's Dirtiest Oil Sources Wants to Go Green - Bloomberg

One of World's Dirtiest Oil Sources Wants to Go Green - Bloomberg | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
One of the most aggressive campaigns to fight global warming is happening in a Canadian province. There’s just one problem: the same place is also home to some of the dirtiest oil in the world.
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Ancient farming techniques could help mitigate climate change effects | Horizon: the EU Research & Innovation magazine | European Commission

Ancient farming techniques could help mitigate climate change effects | Horizon: the EU Research & Innovation magazine | European Commission | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Laser archaeology and social media are helping scientists reveal the secrets of our landscapes.
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Climate change tightens grip on US west coast despite progressive aspirations | Environment | The Guardian

Climate change tightens grip on US west coast despite progressive aspirations | Environment | The Guardian | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
California, Washington and Oregon have led criticism of Trump’s climate policies, but change hasn’t been easier closer to home
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U.S. Intelligence Agencies Break With Trump Over Climate Threats - Bloomberg

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Break With Trump Over Climate Threats - Bloomberg | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
The U.S. intelligence community is at odds with the White House about threats America faces from climate change.
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No glaciers, no water?

No glaciers, no water? | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
The world's largest rivers begin in glaciated mountain regions. However, climate change may cause many glaciers to disappear. Will water become scarce?
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The Pentagon Warned That Climate Change Threatens Half of America's Military Installations

The Pentagon Warned That Climate Change Threatens Half of America's Military Installations | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Nearly 50% of U.S. military installations across the globe face increased risk of a slew of climate change-related threats
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Will Shell Turn From Big Oil Into Big Energy?

Will Shell Turn From Big Oil Into Big Energy? | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
As the two Big Oil companies battle it out for the number one spot, it is worth asking who will win the energy war not just in the next year, but in the decades ahead, which will be dominated by the upcoming renewable revolution, stranded assets and climate change. Many would argue that short term profits hide Big Oil's longer term problems.
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As Cape Town water crisis deepens, scientists prepare for ‘Day Zero’

As Cape Town water crisis deepens, scientists prepare for ‘Day Zero’ | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
Researchers make plans to modify studies and prioritize public health as city reservoirs run dry.
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Devastating climate change could lead to 1m migrants a year entering EU by 2100

Devastating climate change could lead to 1m migrants a year entering EU by 2100 | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it

Researchers plotted temperature rises against the number of asylum applications and are predicting that as the southern hemisphere heats up the number of people migrating to the EU each year will triple.


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Climate Change ‘Tripled Chances’ of Hurricane Harvey’s Record Rain

Climate Change ‘Tripled Chances’ of Hurricane Harvey’s Record Rain | Climate Change & Water resources | Scoop.it
To understand the influence of climate change on Hurricane Harvey, the researchers decided to focus on how warming could have influenced it
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