New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. → Environment , Politics , Science , The Climate Desk , Top Stories. New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary. 2010 December.

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Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

In many areas of the country deer have changed the composition and structure of forests by preferentially feeding on select plant species. 2009, Baiser et al. At present there is little evidence of direct climate change impacts on eastern forests (Beckage et al.

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Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. → Climate Change , The Climate Desk , Top Stories. Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing to El Niño?

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US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

Green Blog

The censored out final “On Thin Ice” seventh episode deals with the impact of man-made climate change, a matter controversial to a substantial body of anti-science, climate change denialist Americans. The six-episode series has been sold to 30 broadcasters, ten of which have declined to use the climate change episode, “On Thin Ice”, including the US.

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Could Nemo Inspire More Dubious Climate Change Coverage.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. → Climate Change , Environment , Media. Could Nemo Inspire More Dubious Climate Change Coverage? So it might seem like now would be the perfect opportunity for the media to sound the alarm about the connection between climate change and extreme weather. Does Obama Mean It This Time on Climate? 2010 December.

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Time to Adapt to Climate Change

Green Prophet

Climate change is here and it looks like there is no way back. Scientists and policymakers are increasing concerned about extreme weather and climate events. These include extended waves of abnormally hot or cold weather, unseasonal temperatures, changes in precipitation and wind patterns, along with more dramatic occurrences like unprecedented blizzards, cyclones sudden downpours, sudden floods and extended droughts. Image of climate change from Shutterstock.

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We must go from capitalism to socialism to tackle climate change, says Hugo Chavez

Green Blog

In an interesting interview during COP15 Amy Goodman from Democracy Now asks Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela, about his view of the climate summit in Copenhagen, climate change, USA, and the huge oil reserves in Venezuela.

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Australian PM Julia Gillard’s appalling record of climate change inaction

Green Blog

Pro-coal, pro-gas Australian PM Julia Gillard has an appalling record of climate change inaction falsely dressed up as the opposite. The biggest and most outrageous untruth of Gillard Labor is that it is “tackling climate change” for a “clean energy future”, as systematically set out below. Livestock and climate change. What if the key actors in climate change are … cows, pigs and chickens? ”).

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How Oceans Contribute to Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

Much of the focus on getting control of climate change has centered on fossil fuel emissions. Nearly 95 percent of the total carbon dioxide came from this source in 2009, explains the U.S. However, another environmental consequence may accelerate the course of climate change.

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Greece's Latest Fiscal Solution: Create an Ecological Crisis! | Mother.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Climate change, gun violence, immigration reform, drone warfare, human rights— Mother Jones is dedicated to serious investigative reporting on all of these.

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Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Despite increasing crop and timber demands to feed a growing human population, despite the impacts of climate change on forests, and despite deforestation emissions in the tropics that are on par with those from the global transportation sector, global forests are a net sink for atmospheric carbon.

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IEA warns world headed for irreversible climate change in five years, greenhouse emissions soaring

Green Blog

The energy report contained a very urgent call for action on climate. The IEA report warned that if our energy infrastructure is not rapidly changed the world will head towards irreversible climate change in five years. IEA predicts that over the next five years the world will build so many dirty factories, fossil-fuelled power stations and energy inefficient buildings that it will become impossible for us to stop global warming from rushing past safe climate levels.

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The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Thursday, March 19, 2009 The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future? And yes, his suggested social design involves a change in “culture” and zeitgeist. At March 19, 2009 12:32 PM , SF Girl said.

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How Climate Change Threatens Alexandria, Casablanca, and Tunis

Green Prophet

The Middle East/North Africa region is the second most vulnerable to climate change, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC). million in 2010 to 15 million by 2030. More on Climate Change and MENA: MENA is Fired Up for a Solar Boom.

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The Right to Drink Water

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, March 9, 2010 The Right to Drink Water Here’s the scenario: Fifty-year old Jane recently adopted a healthy diet and regular exercise routine. The 2010 Olympic venues in Vancouver didn't sell bottled water.

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Tea Yield And Flavor Declining Due To Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

But what if global warming changes the way teas taste? However, growers in this region and others in India are experiencing flavor and yield changes, changes which are believed to be due to a warming world. In 2009, this number had dropped to 487,000 tons of tea.

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2010 ended as the warmest year on record

Green Blog

In 2010, global temperatures continued to rise. A new analysis from the Goddard Institute for Space Studies shows that 2010 tied with 2005 as the warmest year on record, and was part of the warmest decade on record.

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Political Calculations: The Economic Impact of Climate Change

Environmental Economics

I recommend you follow the link below but here is an excerpt with only the analysis cut out: How much can climate change impact the economy? No matter who you are or what your thoughts are about the topic of climate change , whether very well reasoned or not , this is a real question that real people need to be able to answer because the economy is where it will have a real impact on their lives. But how can you measure the economic impact of climate change?

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Britain makes pledge for a historic climate change commitment

Green (Living) Review

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 saw the launch of 10:10 campaign in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern, London. The aim of the 10:10 campaign is to get the British people to pledge for aiming to cut the UK’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2010, that is to say by next year.

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Inequality between rich and poor nations helps fuel a climate of mistrust and sabotages efforts to secure a climate deal

Green Blog

The 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, which many have said was our last chance to take action against “ the greatest threat the world has ever faced ”, ended in a failure. The climate crisis is a result from the rich North’s excessive consumption.

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Avoiding Catastrophic Costs of Climate Change Requires Fast-Action Strategies

Green (Living) Review

A new report by Dr. Tim Lenton and colleagues published on November 23, 2009, by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Allianz, a global financial service and insurance service provider, puts a dollar value on the damages the world faces from passing fast-approaching tipping points for abrupt climate changes. Fast-action mitigation may still save us from the worst of the abrupt climate impacts, but we’ve got to start immediately.

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Dishonest Australian Labor Government carbon price plan for climate change inaction

Green Blog

Top climate scientists around the World are saying that to have a high probability of avoiding a catastrophic 2 degree Centigrade temperature rise the World must stop GHG pollution by about 2050. pdf) and which dishonestly claims that the Gillard Labor Government is “tackling climate change”. Australia is disproportionately complicit in a worsening climate genocide (“ Climate Genocide ”). Livestock and climate change.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Conservancy Talk

Bill is founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org , which has coordinated 15,000 rallies in nearly 200 countries in the past four years. And if he did, it would be the first time a leader has blocked a big project because of the damage it would do to the climate.

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'Farming's the solution to climate change, not the problem'

Green (Living) Review

Agriculture is part of the solution to climate change, say farming leaders by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Farmers and industry leaders have been to the Copenhagen environment summit to promote farming as a green industry and rebuff criticisms linking meat-eating with climate change. As many as 300 farming delegates from all over the world took part in a Agriculture and Rural Development Day, a fringe meeting, on Saturday, December 12, 2009.

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A clear view of the climate change landscape

Green (Living) Review

All professions and all sectors are being challenged as never before to understand and respond to climate change risk. The Carbon Yearbook 2009-10 is the essential annual review of climate change, carbon markets and carbon management. Kjell Olav Kristiansen of carbon market analysts Point Carbon takes a long hard look at the state of international climate politics to provide an independent assessment of what is likely to emerge from the Copenhagen summit in practice.

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Striving for a Better World, Starting Now in 2010

The Alien Next Door

And God counsels him to change his perspective and not reckon his accomplishments on a cosmic scale. Lets make 2010 a splendid year. Labels: 2010 , Adam and Eve , happy new year , hungarian allegory , Imre Madach , progress of humanity , The Tragedy of Man Stumble It!

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Greenhouse Gases Peak at Record Levels for 2012, Highest in 800,000 Years

Green Prophet

Green Prophet received the update from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. According to latest estimates, atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for what is climate change hit a new record in 2012. 2011 was worse than 2010,” says Jarraud.

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The mass media and our environment

Green Blog

When it comes to the media it wasn’t until around the twentieth century that things changed and a new corporate media industry started to emerge. In USA the climate change debate has been mostly centered around the question if it is a problem or not.

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ENGLAND BEHIND ON 2010 TARGETS

Green (Living) Review

English regions are lagging on 2010 renewables targets A recent report emphasizes the importance of timely progress and right policy framework and that 10% of electricity to be met eventually, but important to draw lessons ahead of 2020. The UK has a target to generate 10% of its electricity from renewables by 2010. As a consequence, Scotland achieved more installed capacity then it was aiming for, thus helping to improve the overall UK picture as we approach 2010.

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Forests Adapt to Climate Change

Eco Friendly Daily

Even with actions as monumental as climate change, it still demonstrates this ability. Researchers at the Marine Biological Laboratory simulated anticipated climate change conditions over a seven-year period in a deciduous forest in New England.

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ENGLAND BEHIND ON 2010 TARGETS

Green (Living) Review

The UK has a target to generate 10% of its electricity from renewables by 2010. As a consequence, Scotland achieved more installed capacity then it was aiming for, thus helping to improve the overall UK picture as we approach 2010. But, in England we need to think carefully on how to use the lessons learned from 2010, as we attempt to reach the binding EU wide 2020 targets."

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Is it Obama? Is it Gore? No! It's the Green Ninja! | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. No wonder Dr Eugene Cordero thinks climate change needs a superhero. This Cheat Sheet Will Make You Win Every Climate Argument. 2010 December.

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Fight Climate Change: Live the Good Life

The Green Changemakers

by Colin Beavan Colin Beavan and his family spent a year changing their lives for the environment. when it comes to climate change. The low-hanging fruit in climate change is energy efficiency —finding ways to use less. Like climate change, it was a problem that could not be solved without the engagement of everyone. Climate is like that, too. The idea that an individual can’t make a difference ignores the mechanics of social change.

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Toward Green Resilience: Eco-effective Design and Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam

The Green Changemakers

Zen and the Art of Climate Change Adaptation Vietnam is drowning in concrete and water. Vietnam could use a similar system for urban sustainability and climate change adaptation. No one who’s met a child without food to eat will downplay this change.

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Urban Research Symposium 2009

The Green Changemakers

pdf) ( presentation - pdf) André Meunié, Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV, France; Guillaume Pouyanne Climate change and urban economic development: A CGE analysis (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Fabio Grazi, CIRED, France; Henri Waisman Does climate change make industrialization an obsolete development strategy for cities in the South? Dangeard Cities and climate change: Which options do we have for a safe and sustainable future?

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Renewable Energy Progress: The Latest Numbers on Use of Renewable.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Renewable Energy Progress: The Latest Numbers on Use of Renewable Energy by greenwise on December 27, 2010 With all the investment and press supporting the implementation of renewable energy, have you wondered how much progress is really being made. from the same period in 2009.

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Climate Action: What Will it Take to Avert Disastrous Climate Change?

The Green Changemakers

Now we face the largest potential Katrina the world has ever seen, an imminent catastrophe we refer to blandly as “climate change.” Neither your mayor, nor your senator, nor certainly, your president has declared a climate emergency. A Climate Justice Mobilization View sources.

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Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

Green Blog

President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, at the UN climate summit in Copenhagen in December 2009. The First World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth (WPCCC) took place April 19-22 near Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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Major Media Coverage Of Climate Change Drastically Dropping

Eco Friendly Daily

Climate change appears to be a growing planetary problem. Scientists have warned that major changes must be made prior to the end of this decade in order to prevent massive changes globally. This was a thirty percent decrease compared to 2009.

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Greenpeace activists protests against nuclear energy in Sweden

Green Blog

All the evidence shows that nuclear power is a dangerous, expensive and dead-end distraction from the real solutions to climate protection and energy security. Also read: Nuclear Energy is Expensive, Dangerous, Not Cost-Effective and Will Worsen Climate Change.

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