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New Project Probes Peat’s Role in Reducing Effects of Climate Change

New Project Probes Peat’s Role in Reducing Effects of Climate Change | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
A new national project will map the depth and carbon content of peatlands across England for the first time - and determine how valuable they could be in helping to reduce the effects of future climate change.
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The bloomtrigger project

The bloomtrigger project | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
The bloomtrigger project is a simple, affordable and creative way for people to protect rainforests. (RT @bloomtrigger: Are you passionate about deforestation....climate change...biodiversity?? We are!
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Hopes rise of breakthrough at crucial climate summit

Hopes rise of breakthrough at crucial climate summit | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
Some sort of binding deal on climate change looked set to emerge from the Durban climate conference amid signs in the early hours of this morning that a new agreement could be reached by the 194 countries meeting in South Africa.
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Shock as retreat of Arctic sea ice releases deadly greenhouse gas

Shock as retreat of Arctic sea ice releases deadly greenhouse gas | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
Dramatic and unprecedented plumes of methane – a greenhouse gas 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide – have been seen bubbling to the surface of the Arctic Ocean by scientists undertaking an extensive survey of the region.
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Lord Monckton Totally Destroys Global Warming

Lord Monckton Totally Destroys Global Warming & Greenpeace! Stage Video - Share your videos with style!
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Student from B.C. in spotlight after climate-change speech

Student from B.C. in spotlight after climate-change speech | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
Student from B.C. in spotlight after climate-change speech (Another Gleneagle alum on the rise!
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Ways to Solve Climate Change - - outkast

Ways to Solve Climate Change - Anthropogenic Global Warming and the resultant climate change is a real, if...
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With friends like Newt, who needs the left?

With friends like Newt, who needs the left? | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich helped Al Gore and Nancy Pelosi push job-killing climate change legislation. With friends like Newt, who needs the left?
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We have a winner

We have a winner | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it

DURING Canada’s 2008 federal election campaign Stephen Harper, the Conservative prime minister, warned that an opposition promise to introduce a carbon tax would “screw everybody”.
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Airlines tout “going green” but their lobbyists are on different flight

Airlines tout “going green” but their lobbyists are on different flight | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
The way some of the big U.S. airlines tell it, they're responsible stewards of the environment working hard to shrink their footprints. But their actions in Washington tell a different story.
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Building the Green-Collar Economy

Building the Green-Collar Economy | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
The lure of renewable energy sources is that they help fight climate change. Four experts argue that the transition to a clean economy could also jump-start economic growth and put a new generation to work.
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Hoax or Truth? Global Warming 'Scam' Debate Rages

Hoax or Truth? Global Warming 'Scam' Debate Rages | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
International Business TimesHoax or Truth?
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Global Warming deniers, enjoy this one.

Global Warming deniers, enjoy this one. | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/394240/august-09-2011/heatsteria the man has a way with sarcasm. Does water boil to express its...
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A deal in Durban

A deal in Durban | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
IN THE early hours of December 11th, after three days and nights of exhausting, often ill-tempered final negotiations, the United Nations’ two-week-long climate-change summit in Durban ended with an agree (RT @earthinstitute: Climate-change summit:...
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Climate Change and your refrigerator!

Climate Change and your refrigerator! | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
For twenty years, Europeans and people all over the world have had energy-efficient, climate-friendly refrigerators in their kitchens.
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Despite claims of global warming, high glaciers remain safe - Green - Catholic Online

Despite claims of global warming, high glaciers remain safe - Green - Catholic Online | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
All about the new environment and green & renewable energy.
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Closing the Gap Between Climate Change Science and Public Opinion | Aid Resources

Closing the Gap Between Climate Change Science and Public Opinion | Aid Resources | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
The global policy community seems unlikely to take drastic steps with regard to climate change any time soon. Politicians remain hesitant about taking acti...
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Fact check: Gingrich on climate change

Fact check: Gingrich on climate change | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich went too far when he claimed that "I've never favored cap-and-trade." (@KLSouth Fact check: Newt on climate change http://t.co/rQIWu5Sd Newt went 2 far when he claimed...
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Pemo Theodore - Google+ - Canada pulls out of Kyoto Protocol on climate change: saves…

Pemo Theodore - Google+ - Canada pulls out of Kyoto Protocol on climate change: saves… | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
Canada pulls out of Kyoto Protocol on climate change: saves $US14 billion ($A13.94 billion) in penalties for not achieving its Kyoto targets (Canada pulls out of Kyoto Protocol on climate change: saves $US14 billion ($A13.94 billion) in penalties ...
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What Really Happened in Durban–And Will It Be Enough to Combat Climate Change? | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network

What Really Happened in Durban–And Will It Be Enough to Combat Climate Change? | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
canada and the year of taking climate change (not so) seriously, even in durban @ #COP17 http://t.co/KMVhtUen...
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Durban dust-up spurs Justin Trudeau to swear at Environment Minister

Durban dust-up spurs Justin Trudeau to swear at Environment Minister | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
Liberal MP apologies for unparliamentarily language (@justinpjtrudeau: MP's are our voice.
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Fred Pearce: A closure that won't help the environment

Fred Pearce: A closure that won't help the environment | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
The skids are under the nuclear industry. The big recycling plant at Sellafield is to shut down because its only customers, Japanese nuclear power stations, are closing following the Fukushima accident.
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Forum: Assessing Obama’s Record on the Environment

Forum: Assessing Obama’s Record on the Environment | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
When Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, environmentalists were optimistic that their issues would finally become a priority at the White House. So how is Obama doing?
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A Polarizing Polar Bear Investigation

A Polarizing Polar Bear Investigation | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it

"The investigation has taken on symbolic importance in the debate over global warming. Skeptics about global warming cite the investigation as evidence that shoddy science is raising undue alarms."

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Black gold holds a charge for green cars

Black gold holds a charge for green cars | Enviromentalist Corner | Scoop.it
The next generation of electric-car batteries may thrive on a secret sauce that looks like crude oil...
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