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Canaries in the climate change coal mine

Canaries in the climate change coal mine | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
I challenge any partisan climate change denier to travel to Alaska and tell the residents of the 31 communities shown on the map depicted above that climate change isn't real. It's easy to sit behind a microphone and blow steam or to makes stupid claims on the floor of the Senate, but it is a…
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Obama says climate change is real, despite what skeptics say

Obama says climate change is real, despite what skeptics say | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama Saturday (Aug. 29 pressed the case for urgent action to combat climate change, while defending his administration from criticism by environmental critics unhappy with its approval of Shell's plan to drill off Alaska's coast. "I share...
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How you say "Climate Change is real" but also approve greater extraction of fossil fuels is unclear to me.

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Alaska leaders try to agree on budget plan; oil prices hurt

Oil prices are forcing tough choices for Alaska legislature.

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Alaska's record-warm year in 2014 worries observers

Alaska's record-warm year in 2014 worries observers | Sustainability Science | Scoop.it
The biggest state in America, home to more ocean coastline than all others combined, has just set another record. This one, however, is nothing to cheer.
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Drip, drip, drip.

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