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"Bangladesh's climate refugees: 'it's a question of life' – ... Many Bangladeshis have relocated from the vanishing island of Kutubdia in the Bay of Bengal to Cox's Bazaar. But they are being asked to move once again as sea levels rise and people's livelihoods are put at risk by climate change..."


The Climate Change Pledges Are In. Will They Fix Anything?

The Climate Change Pledges Are In. Will They Fix Anything?...

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Climate Change Increases Risk of Crop Slowdown in Next 20 Years

Climate experts estimate risk of rapid crop slowdown | UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

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Climate change puts wheat crops at risk of disease

There is a risk that severity of epidemics of some wheat diseases may increase within the next ten to twenty years due to the impacts of climate change according to a study by international researchers. The researchers carried out a survey in China to establish a link between weather and the severity of epidemics of fusarium ear blight on the wheat crops. This weather-based model was then used to predict the impact on severity of the disease of future weather scenarios for the period from ...

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Tiny marine creature spreading through ocean, stabilizing reefs and islands with calcareous shells

"Tiny Marine Creature Spreading Through Ocean, Stabilizing Reefs and Islands With Calcareous Shells Feb. 6, 2013 — The climate is getting warmer, and sea levels are rising -- a threat to island nations. As a group of researchers led by colleagues from the University of Bonn found out, at the same time, tiny single-cell organisms are spreading rapidly through the world's oceans, where they might be able to mitigate the consequences of climate change..."

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Carbon stored in world's soils more vulnerable to climate change than expected

Carbon stored in worlds soils more vulnerable to climate change than expected

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'Ice age blob' of warm ocean water discovered south of Greenland

Greenland experienced several abrupt and brutal climate changes during the last ice age...some 20,000 to 70,000 years ago. In less than 50 years the air temperatures over Greenland could increase by 10 to 15 °C. ..That kind of climate change would have been catastrophic for us today...

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‘Eco-towers’ will fight climate change

‘Eco-towers’ will fight climate change -- ScienceDaily

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Climate change impacts to U.S. coasts threaten public health, safety and economy, report finds

"Climate Change Impacts to US Coasts Threaten Public Health, Safety and Economy Jan. 28, 2013 — According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities' social, economic and natural systems...A key finding in the report is that all U.S. coasts are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change..."

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Policy makers should not discount the damages from future climate tipping points

Society should set a high carbon tax now to try and prevent climate change reaching a point of no return according to a new study. The study shows that the prospect of an uncertain future tipping point should greatly increase the amount we are willing to pay now to limit climate change.

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Climate change is clear and present danger, says landmark US report

The National Climate Assessment, a 1,300-page report compiled by 300 leading scientists and experts, is meant to be the definitive account of the effects of climate change on the US... Record-breaking heat – even at night – is expected to produce more drought ...

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Amazon rainforest showing signs of degradation due to climate change – Nasa

Amazon rainforest shows signs of degradation due to climate change says NASA

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Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks

The Guardian has previously revealed that a group of anonymous billionaires have spent more than $120 million funding more than 100 climate denial groups in an effort to discredit climate science.

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Climate change linked to ozone loss: May result in more skin cancer

"Climate Change Linked to Ozone Loss: May Result in More Skin Cancer ScienceDaily (July 26, 2012) — For decades, scientists have known that the effects of global climate change could have a potentially devastating impact across the globe, but Harvard researchers say there is now evidence that it may also have a dramatic impact on public health..."

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Climate change on pace to occur 10 times faster than any change recorded in past 65 million years, Stanford scientists say

Two 'heat maps' depicting aspects of climate change

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Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away

Low-lying south Florida, at the front line of climate change in the US, will be swallowed as sea levels rise. Astonishingly, the population is growing, house prices are rising and building goes on. The problem is the city is run by climate change deniers

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Google hosts fundraiser for climate change denying US senator

Hacked climate science emails : US senator James Inhofe at COP15

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BP study predicts greenhouse emissions will rise by almost a third in 20 years

Rig in BP oil-field near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Research by the energy firm looks at the likelihood of curtailing climate change. Photograph: ...