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Climate change threatens iconic sites worldwide, but one country is trying to hide

Mashable - ‎15 hours ago‎
Venice, Stonehenge and the Statue of Liberty are among more than two dozen World Heritage sites—which are often popular destinations for summer tourists— threatened by climate change, according to a UNESCO report released Friday. But no sites in ...
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Easter Island statues could fall due to climate change, UN says

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
(CNN) Higher waves caused by a warming planet are chipping away at platforms that have supported some of the famous statues on Easter Island for more than 500 years, according to a United Nations report on cultural heritage sites and climate change.

Down with guilt! There are much better ways to get people to care about climate change.

Vox - ‎15 hours ago‎
How do you get people to do something about climate change? For years, the answer has been to prod people into thinking about their role in causing it, to guilt trip them into action.
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Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May talks climate change in Muskoka

CTV News - ‎6 hours ago‎
May says climate change is a problem everyone should take personally. Some already are. “This might sound radical but did you know that the crown prince of Saudi Arabia announced three weeks ago that by 2030 Saudi Arabia would end its oil dependency ...
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Has climate change been disproved? Large Hadron boffins cast shock DOUBT on global warming - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Clouds, including natural ones and those from aerosols, are seen by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as the single biggest source of uncertainty about the so-called human-caused climate change. The problem stems from not knowing how ...
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Trump's Climate Change Denial Is Already Complicating the Paris Climate Deal

Huffington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
But - as in other areas of critical domestic and international concern - he's fallen short when pressed for specifics on what a Trump presidency would mean for energy and the climate. It seemed his oft-repeated phrase “trust me, I'll get the best ...
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ExxonMobil is in its climate change bunker and won't let reality in

The Guardian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Battening down the hatches and whistling as the winds of climate change threaten its business has been the oil giant's strategy for decades.

Climate change: NZ to pass important milestone within weeks

The Press - ‎11 hours ago‎
Renwick said the geological record, ice cores and the like provided enough data to be confident that predictions would turn out to be accurate.

French minister warns of mass climate change migration if world doesn't act

The Guardian - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Royal is not the first high profile public figure to link conflict, migration and climate change. Ahead of the Paris climate summit last year, Prince Charles said that drought exacerbated by climate change had played a role in Syria's civil war, a ...
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The EU's Hard Choice: Climate Change or National Politics

Huffington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Last year's Paris Climate Agreement at COP21 marked a paradigm shift in the international response to climate change. Skeptics argue the targets aren't ambitious enough, but few can deny that COP21, thanks in part to Europe's leadership, achieved the ...

Climate Change adaption could cost USD$500b

East African Business Week - ‎8 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, KENYA - The cost of adapting to climate change in developing countries could rise to between $280b and $500 billion per year by 2050, a figure that is four to five times greater than previous estimates, according to a new United Nations ...
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Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe

Tech Insider - ‎May 27, 2016‎
... leading "to reduced pastureland and decreased mobility, as well as hampering the military effectiveness of the Mongol cavalry," according to a press release.

Watching Worlds Sink -- Witnessing Climate Change In The Pacific

Huffington Post Australia - ‎3 hours ago‎
Over the past three years photographer Vlad Sokhin has seen graves sink into the sea and cultures endangered as villages and islands become flooded by high tides.
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Think Trump dismisses climate change? Think again

CNBC - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Donald Trump might have angered campaigners with his latest comments on the energy industry, but a little-known planning application in Ireland highlights the concerns the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has on the effects of climate change.
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Portland schools' courageous stand against climate-change denialism

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
To the editor: The Portland, Ore., school district is right to rid its textbooks of the manufactured doubt regarding the science of climate change. ("Portland schools tried to change how they teach climate change - and ignited a firestorm," May 24 ...

What the World Humanitarian Summit Means for Climate Change

Huffington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
With 2016 already carrying a 99 percent chance that it will be the hottest year on record and is close to breaching 1.5 degrees C of warming, we've now moved beyond the early stages of dangerous climate change. That's being acutely felt by those in ...

Hands across the sand for climate change - ‎May 27, 2016‎
"The big driver is knowing that all these people here today have children, grandchildren or are going to have children, and these people are going to be so badly impacted by climate change if the temperature keeps rocketing up the way it is," said White.

Brazil's impeachment crisis is bad news for climate change

Grist - ‎May 27, 2016‎
This is a guest post from André Guimarães, executive director of the Amazon Environmental Research Institute, and Stephan Schwartzman, senior director of tropical forest policy at the Environmental Defense Fund.

Grant goes toward UGA geneticist's plant, climate change study

Online Athens - ‎5 hours ago‎
Jill Anderson, an assistant professor of genetics in the University of Georgia's Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation Early Career Development Program to study the effects of ...