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Obama Says Climate Change Is a Security Risk. Why Are Republicans Laughing?

Obama Says Climate Change Is a Security Risk. Why Are Republicans Laughing? | Global Threats | Scoop.it
Obama Says Climate Change Is a Security Risk. Why Are Republicans Laughing? « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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This New App Uses Crowdsourcing to Help You Avoid the Flu - SELF

This New App Uses Crowdsourcing to Help You Avoid the Flu - SELF | Global Threats | Scoop.it
A high-tech guide for dodging the symptoms.
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How Ebola sped out of control

The story behind the failure of the world's health organizations to stop the Ebola disaster.
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U.S. Aid Effort in Liberia Barely Off the Ground as Ebola Rages

U.S. Aid Effort in Liberia Barely Off the Ground as Ebola Rages | Global Threats | Scoop.it
The American promise to build 18 Ebola treatment centers has been stalled by, among other things, broken equipment and numerous holes on an airport runway.
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Doubt Climate Change? Then Support Carbon Taxes

The evidence from other countries shows that carbon taxes are a prudent, low-cost and effective insurance policy. 
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Psychologists Are Learning How to Convince Conservatives to Take Climate Change Seriously

Psychologists Are Learning How to Convince Conservatives to Take Climate Change Seriously | Global Threats | Scoop.it
Step one: Stop describing it as a dire environmental emergency.
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Obama and Modi announce agreement on U.S.-India efforts to fight global warming

New Delhi will participate in talks on limiting heat-trapping HFC gases and take steps toward renewable fuels.
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How solar can become the world's largest source of electricity

How solar can become the world's largest source of electricity | Global Threats | Scoop.it
Even the stodgy International Energy Agency is scrambling to keep up with the good news on solar panels.
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California Is Burning

California Is Burning | Global Threats | Scoop.it
A video highlights the desperate condition of farmers battling drought in California’s once-verdant Central Valley.
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Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather

Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather | Global Threats | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them. Researchers found that climate change increased the…
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This country isn't just carbon neutral -- it's carbon negative

This country isn't just carbon neutral -- it's carbon negative | Global Threats | Scoop.it
Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time.
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Ebola can’t be fought by sealing off the United States

Ebola can’t be fought by sealing off the United States | Global Threats | Scoop.it
It is not possible to seal off the United States.
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Oct. 2 - New flu season app provides ‘real-time tracking’ of cases - Coastal Family

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Climate fight must expand beyond usual suspects - The Boston Globe

Climate fight must expand beyond usual suspects - The Boston Globe | Global Threats | Scoop.it
The recent People’s Climate March last Sunday in New York City was a remarkable show of force in many levels — was notable for its sheer size, some 300,000 demonstrators. Also impressive, though, was , but also the diversity of its participants, in terms not only of race . It was not only race, but also of age, religion, and even economic status.
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Clean-Energy Spending at $175 Billion on Chinese Rise

Clean-Energy Spending at $175 Billion on Chinese Rise | Global Threats | Scoop.it
About $175 billion was spent globally on renewable energy projects during the first three quarters, up 16 percent from the same period last year, with Chinese solar investment at a record, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance report.
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Adapting to plug-ins

Adapting to plug-ins | Global Threats | Scoop.it
AFTER “rate hikes”, the most common phrase in America’s electricity industry these days is “death spiral”. The recession clobbered demand, and it has not...
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Thirst Turns to Desperation in Rural California

Thirst Turns to Desperation in Rural California | Global Threats | Scoop.it
In Tulare County, hit hard by relentless drought, daily routines have been upended by the drying of wells and the disappearance of tap water.
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Obama and Modi announce agreement on U.S.-India efforts to fight global warming

Obama and Modi announce agreement on U.S.-India efforts to fight global warming | Global Threats | Scoop.it
New Delhi will participate in talks on limiting heat-trapping HFC gases and take steps toward renewable fuels.
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Cities are lapping countries on climate action

Cities are lapping countries on climate action | Global Threats | Scoop.it
Mayors and municipal governments are doing a lot, and can do a lot more, even while national governments are pathetic laggards.
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Here's the Climate Deniers' Newest—and Worst—Argument

Here's the Climate Deniers' Newest—and Worst—Argument | Global Threats | Scoop.it
It's a lot easier to attack environmental scientists when you make up something they didn't say—and then criticize them for saying it
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