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Karakoram glaciers have grown over last decade, new research shows

Karakoram glaciers have grown over last decade, new research shows | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
3D altitude maps captured by satellites show glaciers in part of the greater Himalaya range are bucking the global trend of continued ice loss...
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Winds of change blow through China as spending on renewable energy soars

Winds of change blow through China as spending on renewable energy soars | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
World's biggest polluter spends £4bn a year on wind and solar power generation in single region as it aims to cut fossil fuel use...
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David Cameron urged to use budget to promote clean energy

David Cameron urged to use budget to promote clean energy | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
Letter signed by public figures including Sir Richard Branson bemoans lack of clarity over support for low-carbon energy sources...
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Japan's earthquake and tsunami retrospective - video

One year ago Japan was hit by a devastating earthquake followed by a deadly tsunami and a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant...
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Weather and Conception

Weather and Conception | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
Statistics indicate that more people are born in the fall (in the USA anyway), with the quick explanation being that we have more sex during the winter holidays (9 months earlier).  GE takes a cut at this notion by comparing average temperatures...
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Global Wealth

Global Wealth | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
There are a number of interesting and well designed charts in the 2011 Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse. The private sector actually does a lot of good analysis and visualization work that just doesn’t get publicized much.
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Is Antarctica getting warmer and gaining ice?

Is Antarctica getting warmer and gaining ice? | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
Unlike most of the world, Antarctica has cooled in recent decades, possibly due to the effects of the ozone hole...
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Climate change will shake the Earth

Climate change will shake the Earth | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
A changing climate isn't just about floods, droughts and heatwaves.
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Watch The Birth of Israel Documentary Online Free

Watch The Birth of Israel Documentary Online Free | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
Documentary examining the the events leading up to the Israeli war of Independence in 1949, its continuing impact on Arab/Israeli relations and the...
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Global Warming: Skeptics vs. Scientists | Visual.ly

Global Warming: Skeptics vs. Scientists | Visual.ly | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
To some, the existence and consequences of global warming and climate change seems obvious while to others, the eco-friendly movement appears to be a...
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National carbon calculator: Can you cut UK emissions?

National carbon calculator: Can you cut UK emissions? | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
Our groundbreaking tool enables you act as UK prime minister.
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Why do ships still hit icebergs?

Why do ships still hit icebergs? | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
It has been 100 years since the Titanic's infamous iceberg encounter, so why are ships still striking them?
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Controversial dam projects – in pictures

Controversial dam projects – in pictures | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
To mark the international day of action for rivers on Wednesday, we take a look at some of the world's most contentious dam projects, from the Three Gorges in China to Brazil's Belo Monte dam...
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Windfarms axed as UK loses its taste for turbines

Windfarms axed as UK loses its taste for turbines | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
In the first of a three-part series, we look at the political shifts causing investors to doubt Britain's commitment to wind...
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Air pollution could become China's biggest health threat, expert warns

Air pollution could become China's biggest health threat, expert warns | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
Leading respiratory disease specialist warns of consequences if government fails to monitor and publicise the dangers of smog...
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Solar power firms in Mojave desert feel glare of tribes and environmentalists

Solar power firms in Mojave desert feel glare of tribes and environmentalists | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
Presence of horned toads and desert tortoises are holding up production at multimillion-dollar sites in California...
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NOT a Global Warming Map?

NOT a Global Warming Map? | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
The USDA has upgraded it’s plant hardiness map, which is based on average annual extreme temperatures. Horticulturists and gardeners use the maps as a gauge of what types of plants to grow.
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China's XEMC secures European debut for 5MW wind turbine - Wind - Renewable energy news - Recharge - wind, solar, biomass, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal

China's XEMC secures European debut for 5MW wind turbine - Wind - Renewable energy news - Recharge - wind, solar, biomass, wave/tidal/hydro and geothermal | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it

Info from RECHARGE - the global source for renewable energy news 

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BP settles Gulf of Mexico oil spill lawsuit

BP settles Gulf of Mexico oil spill lawsuit | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
£4.91bn payout will compensate thousands of individuals and comes ahead of trial due to begin on Monday...
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Diversity of Species in the Raintforest | Visual.ly

Diversity of Species in the Raintforest | Visual.ly | Think Geography  . . . . | Scoop.it
The character of the world's rainforests is changing to reflect a new kind of indigenous species, the monstrous vehicles that are causing their destru...
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