How Fishing Communities Are Responding to Climate Change

Environmental News Network

What happens when climate change affects the abundance and distribution of fish? . How Fishing Communities Are Responding to Climate Change

Climate Change to Bring More Intense Storms Across Europe

Environmental News Network

Investigating how climate affects intense rainstorms across Europe, climate experts have shown there will be a significant future increase in the occurrence of slow-moving intense rainstorms. Climate Change to Bring More Intense Storms Across Europe

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Biodiversity, Climate Change and the Fate of Coral Reefs

Environmental News Network

Biodiversity, Climate Change and the Fate of Coral ReefsAn international group of researchers representing thousands of coral scientists across the globe is calling for new commitments and actions by the world’s policymakers to protect and restore coral reefs.

Understanding Past Climate Change 'Tipping Points' Can Help Us Prepare for the Future

Environmental News Network

Understanding Past Climate Change 'Tipping Points' Can Help Us Prepare for the FutureOf all the creatures on Earth, humans manipulate their environments the most. But, how far can we push it before something drastic happens?

Secret to Weathering Climate Change Lies at Our Feet

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Secret to Weathering Climate Change Lies at Our Feet

The Impact of Climate Change on Kenya's Tana River Basin

Environmental News Network

The Impact of Climate Change on Kenya's Tana River BasinMany species within Kenya’s Tana River Basin will be unable to survive if global temperatures continue to rise as they are on track to do – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

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Climate Change

Environmental Economics

Last week ( or at least that's when it was covered in the popular press ), climate scientist Ed Hawkins put out a simple illustration of changes in global temperatures since 1850.    I used Dr. Hawkins image and had a little fun:      

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Helping Birds Adapt to Climate Change in the Nevada Desert

Nature Conservancy - Science

Planting trees to help birds adapt to climate change is the latest chapter in a history of Amargosa River conservation. The post Helping Birds Adapt to Climate Change in the Nevada Desert appeared first on Cool Green Science.

How Climate Change and Fires Are Shaping the Forests of the Future

Environmental News Network

How Climate Change and Fires Are Shaping the Forests of the FutureAs temperatures rise, the risk of devastating forest fires is increasing.

Arctic Seabirds Are Less Heat Tolerant, More Vulnerable to Climate Change

Environmental News Network

Arctic Seabirds Are Less Heat Tolerant, More Vulnerable to Climate ChangeThe Arctic is warming at approximately twice the global rate. .

The 10 countries most and least threatened by climate change

Inhabitant

A new study published in PLOS ONE has identified countries most at risk of "climate change-related harm" and those in a good position to deal with climate change's effects

Mitigating climate change through alternative control strategies

Successful Green

Researchers are proposing an alternative strategy for controlling the global carbon-climate system. Climate Change Daily News Magazine carbon dioxide carbon emissions climate change closed loop CO2 environment news successful GREEN sustainability

California’s Carbon Mitigation Efforts May Be Thwarted by Climate Change Itself

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California’s Carbon Mitigation Efforts May Be Thwarted by Climate Change Itself

Film review: The People vs Climate Change

A Greener Life

It was ` The Climate Assembly `, put in place by six committees in the UK Houses of Parliament. The film follows a group of individuals, some with very little or no knowledge of climate change. This changes his opinion. Photo credit: BBC. By Anders Lorenzen.

London floods spark worry over climate change preparedness

Inhabitant

On Sunday, the residents of London were caught up in flash floods following a heavy downpour, reigniting conversations about climate change preparedness

Climate change threatens Maine blueberries

Inhabitant

Maine blueberries and the farmers who harvest them could be some of the latest victims of climate change

Stand-up economist: Grading Economics Textbooks on Climate Change

Environmental Economics

Yoram Bauman:  This is the fifth such review I’ve been involved in and it is almost certainly the last review I’ll be doing, for the simple reason that the vast majority of textbooks now have excellent content on climate change! (If

EPA: Climate change research

Environmental Economics

From the EPA climate change webpage : EPA research improves knowledge of the health and environment effects of climate change and provides sustainable solutions for communities to effectively manage and reduce the impacts of a changing climate. Research Areas for Climate Change. Air Quality and Climate Change. Ecosystems and Climate Change. Energy and Climate C hange. Human Health and Climate Change.

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Opinion: So, Germany, you want to do more to tackle climate change?

A Greener Life

Germany has recently experienced fatal and apocalyptic climate- fuelled floods , after which the country’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel, promised the government would do more to tackle climate change. Flooding in the German region of Rhineland – Palatinate.

Overcoming a Climate Change Fallacy

Nature Conservancy - Science

Climate Change From the Field Ideas Climate Natural Climate Solutions Nature-based Solutions TNC ScienceNew Science shows coastal wetlands in the U.S. remove more greenhouse gases – especially CO2 – than they release. For now.

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How Does Climate Change Impact the Brain?

Green Living Guy

Many humans believe that we can outsmart climate change. The post How Does Climate Change Impact the Brain? After all, we are one of the most intelligent species on Earth, right? Well, this may be a temporary standing.

Climate Change and Snot

Environmental Economics

I like when The Daily Show makes my job easy: The Daily Show Daily Show Full Episodes ,   More Daily Show Videos ,   Comedy Central Full Episodes

The Holidays Are a Great Time To Talk About Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Four essential things you can tell your family about climate change. Climate Change Climate

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Worse poison ivy is yet another effect of climate change

Inhabitant

This botanical bother's increasing severity is yet another effect of climate change Not only do hikers have to contend with wildfires and out-of-control ticks this year, but now even poison ivy is getting worse.

Is Climate Change Fair?

Environmental Economics

Just got around to reading the Hsiang et al piece in Science on the inequitable economics impacts of climate change.  Here's the abstract: Estimates of climate change damage are central to the design of climate policies. Here, we develop a flexible architecture for computing damages that integrates climate science, econometric analyses, and process models. B ) Change in all-cause mortality rates, across all age groups. (

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Can Migrating Birds Adapt To Climate Change?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Migratory birds are facing changing insect hatches and tree blooms. Birds & Birding Climate Change Birds Climate NatureNet FellowsHow can they adapt? And how can you help?

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Giving Wildlife Room to Roam in the Face of Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Why Idaho’s Pioneer Mountains give wildlife room to roam in the face of climate change. The post Giving Wildlife Room to Roam in the Face of Climate Change appeared first on Cool Green Science. Climate Change Climate TNC Science Wildlife

Fighting Climate Change: How We Can Have a Positive Impact

Green Living Guy

When thinking about the shrinking rainforest, ice caps, and warming temperatures, you might wonder what you can do to reverse climate change. The post Fighting Climate Change: How We Can Have a Positive Impact appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Extreme weather: Is the climate changing faster than expected?

Inhabitant

We’ve been hearing about climate change for decades. But extreme weather events like the devastating European floods and the recent 115-degree temps in the Pacific Northwest have people wondering if we’re closer to the end than we thought

"Climate Change’s Bottom Line"

Environmental Economics

From a profile of "the Risky Business Project, an unusual collection of business and policy leaders determined to prepare American companies for climate change": In May 2014, the committee members gathered at the Bloomberg Philanthropies offices in Manhattan to hear two of the authors commissioned by the Rhodium Group — Robert E. Kopp, a climate scientist at Rutgers University, and Solomon M.

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Climate Changed the Size of Our Bodies and, To Some Extent, Our Brains

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Climate Changed the Size of Our Bodies and, To Some Extent, Our BrainsThe average body size of humans has fluctuated significantly over the last million years and is strongly linked to temperature. .

Climate change threatens Christmas

Environmental Economics

adaptation. https://t.co/hslh2bpBht. hslh2bpBht. — (((Richard Tol))) (@RichardTol) December 12, 2016

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Dragonflies are losing their color due to climate change

Inhabitant

A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science shows that dragonflies are losing key features due to climate change. The study has established that global warming is causing male dragonflies to lose their color, a feature used to attract mates

"Conservatives and Climate Change"

Environmental Economics

Paul Krugman: On Sunday Henry Paulson, the former Treasury secretary and a lifelong Republican, had an Op-Ed article about climate policy in The New York Times. In the article, he declared that man-made climate change is “the challenge of our time,” and called for a national tax on carbon emissions to encourage conservation and the adoption of green technologies. Considering the prevalence of climate denial within today’s G.O.P.,

Inner Climate Change

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] How do we navigate the intensity of emotions and reactions stirred up by climate change, or COVID-19 for that matter? In this documentary you will go with us on a journey to see how our inner climate relates to the topic of climate change.

System change not climate change

Green (Living) Review

While “personal solutions” have some effect, even the smallest things, but they will not really change anything unless we are, all together, prepared to change the system. Thus system change that is required for the world to become a better place where people and the Planet count and not (just) money. Then, and more for reasons of climatic change than anything else, in the early fifth century they just packed up and left.

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Climate change and stock shifts

Environmental Economics

But many other fishermen do not blame climate change. Years of overfishing have winnowed some fish populations, muddling efforts to measure climate change’s impact. Fishermen, scientists and regulators often disagree over whether the current changes are temporary or the new normal. Weather records document a steady, if slow warming of the region’s waters since the 1850s, and a 50- to-70-year climatic cycle set off unusual ocean warming in the 1950s.

EPA: Climate change research grants

Environmental Economics

From the EPA's climate change website : EPA funds climate change research grants to improve knowledge of the health and environment effects of climate change, and provide sustainable solutions for communities to effectively manage and reduce the impacts of a changing climate. Understanding the underlying factors contributing to changes air pollution and water quality.

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Water pricing, "free" markets and climate change

Environmental Economics

  I don't think adaption to climate change can be accomplished efficiently by government taking a hands off approach. day conference on the economics of climate change adaptation. Matt Kahn: Adam Nagourney appears to be an adherent of the ideas of the Club of Rome.

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Revealed costs of climate change?

Environmental Economics

government has started programs to pay for the relocation of those located in particularly vulnerable areas : In January, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling $1 billion in 13 states to help communities adapt to climate change, by building stronger levees, dams and drainage systems. The U.S.

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"Crime, weather, and climate change"

Environmental Economics

This paper estimates the impact of climate change on the prevalence of criminal activity in the United States. Between 2010 and 2099, climate change will cause an additional 22,000 murders, 180,000 cases of rape, 1.2 Based on these per-offense valuations, the right-hand side of  Table 3  shows estimates of the social cost of the climate-related crime that is likely to occur between 2010 and 2099. Matthew Ranson in JEEM : Abstract.

"Economists agree: economic models underestimate climate change"

Environmental Economics

David Roberts: It's fairly well-established at this point that there's a robust scientific consensus about the threat of climate change. Now the New York–based Institute for Policy Integrity has tried to remedy that situation with just such a large-scale survey of economists who have published work on climate change. Like scientists, economists agree that climate change is a serious threat and that immediate action is needed to address it.

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Censorship on Climate Change

Green Home Blog

Censorship on Climate Change. Denial Whatever you choose to call it – climate change or global warming – it’s a hot-button issue as divisive and discordant in its arena (e.g., In fact, Hansen admitted in a New York Times interview that NASA officials had ordered his work audited before being released so as to prevent factual but damaging climate information leaking into the ‘wrong hands’ (read environmentalists and concerned citizens).