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Enormous earthquakes 'unrecorded’

Enormous earthquakes 'unrecorded’ | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Earth could have been struck by many more huge earthquakes in its recent history than was previously thought, scientists say.
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US and China must act on climate change rhetoric, says German minister

US and China must act on climate change rhetoric, says German minister | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
“Disappointed by lack of progress in Warsaw, Peter Altmaier demands concrete action from bigger industrialised nations (RSS US and China must act on climate change rhetoric, says German minister Disappointed by lack of progress in...”
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Major Report Details Potential Costs of Climate Change in the Pacific - ADB | Asian Development Bank

Major Report Details Potential Costs of Climate Change in the Pacific - ADB | Asian Development Bank | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
“The economic loss suffered by the Pacific region could range from 2.9% to as high as 12.7% of annual GDP by 2100, according to a new study from ADB.”
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Living with climate change in Greenland - in pictures

Living with climate change in Greenland - in pictures | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
As Greenlanders adapt to the changing climate, researchers study the phenomenon of the melting glaciers and the long-term ramifications for the world
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Seven facts you need to know about the Arctic methane timebomb

Seven facts you need to know about the Arctic methane timebomb | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Nafeez Ahmed: Dismissals of catastrophic methane danger ignore robust science in favour of outdated mythology of climate safety
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Australia faces increased risk of disease from climate change, reports find

Australia faces increased risk of disease from climate change, reports find | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
A number of recent studies have shown a clear connection between a warming planet and increased health risks
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Desertification crisis affecting 168 countries worldwide, study shows

Desertification crisis affecting 168 countries worldwide, study shows | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
RTCC: Severe land degradation is now affecting 168 countries across the world, according to new research released by the UN
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Cooling Pacific has dampened global warming, research shows

Cooling Pacific has dampened global warming, research shows | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Research explains why changes in tropical waters could be responsible for recent 'pause' in rising temperatures
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Kenya's Masai traditions threatened by climate change

Kenya's Masai traditions threatened by climate change | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Masai living in Kojiado district, near the Tanzanian border, are finding traditional cattle herding harder due to the warming climate...
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At Durban, the big emitters will no doubt fail us again on climate change

At Durban, the big emitters will no doubt fail us again on climate change | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
John Vidal: World leaders have reduced climate change to a low-grade, backroom discussion.
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How a leaky 1990s terraced home's energy bills were cut by 69%

How a leaky 1990s terraced home's energy bills were cut by 69% | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
With the green deal announced to improve home energy efficiency, we look at Tracey Hillyard and her retrofit experience...
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Shale gas push 'would wreck UK's climate change targets'

Shale gas push 'would wreck UK's climate change targets' | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Report says that exploiting just one-fifth of Lancashire's shale gas reserves would put carbon emissions targets out of reach...
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Multi-hazard warning system tested

Multi-hazard warning system tested | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
An early warning system for earthquakes, tsunamis and floods is being trialled in the US state of California.
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90 corporations responsible for 66% of climate change emissions

90 corporations responsible for 66% of climate change emissions | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
“By Suzanne Goldenberg / The Guardian The climate crisis of the 21st century has been caused largely by just 90 companies, which between them produced nearly two-thirds of the greenhouse gas emissio...”
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Tiny Pacific islands face economic ruin from climate change - The Standard

Tiny Pacific islands face economic ruin from climate change - The Standard | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
“Tiny Pacific islands face economic ruin from climate change - The Standard (Tiny Pacific islands face economic ruin from climate change - Hong Kong Standard: AFP Tiny Pacific islands...”
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More than 1,400 cities could be underwater by century's end, according to climate-change model

More than 1,400 cities could be underwater by century's end, according to climate-change model | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
There's mounting evidence that the human race is making long-term changes to the Earth's climate — CO2 levels recently reached a peak not seen in millions of years, NASA found 2012 to be the n...
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Desert 'carbon farming' to curb CO2

Desert 'carbon farming' to curb CO2 | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Researchers say that planting large amounts of trees in deserts could cheaply and effectively remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
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Britain's shale gas deposits 'could supply country for 25 years'

Britain's shale gas deposits 'could supply country for 25 years' | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
UK sitting on deposits that could hold at least 1,300tn cubic feet of gas, much more than previous estimates, British Geological Survey report says
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Climate change: some reasons for our failures

Climate change: some reasons for our failures | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Robert Manne: Long read: The nations of the earth are doing very little to avert an impending, entirely foreseeable catastrophe. There are many reasons why – some obvious, others less so
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Largest ice sheet 'vulnerable'

Largest ice sheet 'vulnerable' | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Researchers say the world's largest ice sheet is more vulnerable to changes in temperatures than previously thought.
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Wild weather worsening due to climate change, IPCC confirms

Wild weather worsening due to climate change, IPCC confirms | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Final draft of a report from the UN climate panel warns that weather extremes will come at a huge cost...
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South Africa – where climate change may trigger a toxic timebomb

South Africa – where climate change may trigger a toxic timebomb | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
John Vidal: Johannesburg's mining industry has been a mainstay of the city for decades, but its vast waste dumps are a huge threat – and Mariette Lieferink is leading the charge for a clear-up...
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Climate change ‘may be good for Scotland’ - Environment - Scotsman.com

CLIMATE change will lead to “fewer winter deaths” and lower heating bills for households in Scotland, an internationally renowned scientist and key adviser to the UK government has claimed in a newly published report.
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Attacks on climate scientists are the real 'climategate'

Attacks on climate scientists are the real 'climategate' | AS Global Challenges - Climate Change | Scoop.it
Stephan Lewandowsky: Climate scientists' emails are not a scandal but the attacks on those scientists and a growing anti-science movement are...
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