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8 foods you're about to lose due to climate change

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:49
Source: The Guardian - As worsening drought and extreme weather devastate crops, you may begin seeing global warming when you open your fridge.
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Chuck Hagel: We Should Worry About Climate Change Like We Worry About ISIS

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: Huffington Post - The Islamic State may be the most immediate challenge facing the Defense Department, but Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that one of the biggest long-term security threats to the U.S. isn't a terrorist group. It's climate change.
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Australia divestment war shows investment is now the main climate change battleground

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: The Guardian - The fallout over Australian National University’s decision to divest from fossil fuel companies shows the language of climate risk is now in dollars and returns not degrees centigrade.
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A bioeconomy to fight climate change

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: Nature.com - The use of biomass for energy generation is helping European Union countries meet their renewable energy and emissions targets, but demand from other sectors means policy needs to be developed for maximum climate benefits.
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Climate-Savvy Investing: Insurance Sector Is Ignoring Risks & Rewards (opinion)

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: Forbes - Two years after Superstorm Sandy devastated large swaths of the East Coast and cost our economy an estimated $65 billion, the insurance industry – which is on the frontlines of climate change – is still not doing enough to address the risks associated with extreme weather events, such as floods, droughts or more intense coastal storms.
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Why you should bother to read the IPCC synthesis report

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: RTCC - UN science panel’s final report this year will indicate how serious governments take the threat of climate change.
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Renewables & Energy Efficiency Responsible For 70% Of Carbon Emission Drop Since 2007

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: CleanTechnica - Renewable energy development and implemented energy efficiency measures are responsible for 70% of the the drop in US carbon dioxide emissions seen since 2007 (when a slow decline began), according to a new report from Greenpeace.
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Solar Grid Parity In All 50 US States By 2016, Predicts Deutsche Bank

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: CleanTechnica - Rooftop solar PV will reach grid parity in 50 US states by 2016 – up from just 10 now – setting the scene for a dramatic increase in the uptake in household and commercial rooftop solar in the world’s biggest economy.
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Methane Emissions May Swell from behind Dams

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: Scientific American - What if reservoirs that store water and produce electricity were among some of the world’s largest contributors of greenhouse gas emissions? Scientists are searching for answers to that question, as they study how much methane is emitted into the atmosphere from man-made reservoirs built for hydropower and other purposes.
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Emissions trading will be back in the game if Direct Action proves ineffective

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 09:29
Source: The Guardian - Australia’s global promise to cut emissions seems certain to test Greg Hunt’s determination to resist carbon pricing.
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Climate change: Our guide to feeling less hopeless

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:29
Source: BBC Radio 1 - Leading experts say tackling climate change is not hopeless. So what little things can everyone do?
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Public 'needs information on climate change solutions' says survey

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:09
Source: stv.tv - Public support for measures to cut carbon would increase if people heard more about the solutions to climate change, a poll suggests.
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Climate Change: IPCC Warns of Species Extinction and Food Insecurity Among Other Severe Impacts from Inaction

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:09
Source: International Business Times UK - A draft of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Synthesis report warns of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people, species and 27 ecosystems," unless action is taken, and taken soon.
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US military refuses to be 'too late' on climate change (opinion)

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:09
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Today, as we pass another global heat record, we run the risk of being too late on climate change, endlessly debating causes at the expense of sensible actions. Just as we have underestimated recent threats, such as the Islamic State and a revanchist Russia, we are in danger of underestimating those threats that follow a changing climate.
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Climate change could spark conflict in emerging economies, study finds

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:09
Source: Business Green - Climate change vulnerability and food insecurity could damage economic growth and amplify the risk of conflict in India, Bangladesh, and a number of other major emerging markets, according to risk analysts Maplecroft
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Chinese vice premier meets Obama's adviser on climate change

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:49
Source: Xinhua - Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with U.S. President Barack Obama's adviser John Podesta, vowing to make their cooperation in countering climate change a highlight of bilateral relations in Beijing on Tuesday. Facilitating climate change cooperation between China and the United States, the largest developing and developed country in the world, meets the common interests of both and helps the healthy growth of bilateral ties, Zhang said.
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Climate Change Concerns Push Chile to Forefront of Carbon Tax Movement

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:49
Source: New York Times - These are rough times for carbon taxes, aimed at mitigating climate change. Australia recently repealed its carbon tax. South Korea delayed a carbon-based tax on vehicle emissions. South Africa put off a planned carbon tax until 2016. And yet, for environmentalists, a sliver of hope exists in the shape of Chile, one of Latin America’s fastest-growing economies, which last month approved the first carbon tax in South America.
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China, India set pace in global clean energy growth

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:49
Source: RTCC - China, India and other emerging economies could see their levels of clean energy installations overtake rich countries in 2014.
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EU set to overachieve 2020 carbon emissions goal

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:49
Source: RTCC - The EU is on track to overachieve on its climate targets for 2020, according to the European Environment Agency. New greenhouse gas data shows emissions fell 1.8% between 2012 and 2013, leaving the bloc just 1% off its goal to cut emissions 20% on 1990 levels by 2020.
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Saving Lives: Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves Interview

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:49
Source: CleanTechnica - Radha Muthiah, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, recently took time out from her busy schedule to answers some questions for CleanTechnica about the benefits of distributing clean cookstoves.
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