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30 percent of science teachers give misinformation about climate change

Ars Technica - ‎9 hours ago‎
Though roughly 95 percent of scientists agree that climate change is caused by humans, you might not know it if you were learning about the environment in middle school or high school.
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Climate change may have helped spread Zika virus according to WHO scientists

The Guardian - ‎19 hours ago‎
It's still not clear what role rising temperatures and altered rainfall patterns have had on the spread of Zika, which is mainly spread by mosquitos; the increased global movement of people is probably as great an influence as climate change for the ...

The Misguided ExxonMobil Climate Change Inquisition

Forbes - ‎10 hours ago‎
Take climate change. Today ExxonMobil is being pilloried, not only by environmental activists but by the New York Attorney General and United States Congressmen who allege that the company is insufficiently forward thinking in its corporate climate ...
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A Climate Change Reality Check

The UCSB Current - ‎10 hours ago‎
A new book from two UC Santa Barbara climate scientists explores this unique climate phenomenon. “The Monsoons and Climate Change,” edited by Leila Carvalho and Charles Jones, analyzes historic observations as well as the latest data from the ...

Mountain Changing the Conversation on Climate Change; It's Not Political, It's Moral - ‎4 hours ago‎
McCarthy was hosted by SIA and Protect Our Winters (POW), an organization dedicated to mobilizing the snowsports community to lead the effort against climate change. Administrator McCarthy's comments to top business leaders and athletes of the ...
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Your Transatlantic flight could take even longer thanks to climate change

Grist - ‎9 hours ago‎
Researchers have found that not only does air travel affect climate change, but the opposite is also true: Warming temperatures alter wind patterns, and this changes the amount of time it takes a plane to cross the Atlantic.
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Can Liberals deliver on peacekeeping and climate change? - ‎5 hours ago‎
That's become the unofficial slogan of the 100-day-old Trudeau government, and it got a surprising endorsement from Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary-General.
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Climate change debate is 'more like religion than science', says Australian science agency head - ‎20 hours ago‎
Attempting to defend the cuts, Mr Marshall provoked further controversy on Thursday by likening the fervour surrounding climate change to a religious debate. He told ABC News he felt like an "early climate scientist in the 70s fighting against the oil ...
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For a rare prairie orchid, science is making climate change local USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎9 hours ago‎
11, 2016): Knowing how climate change may affect an entire region is only marginally useful to land managers trying to preserve the small white lady's slipper, a once-abundant orchid that today is found in small "postage stamp" prairie fragments as ...

The solution to climate change that has nothing to do with cars or coal

Washington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
And that, in turn, is at least a small bit of good news for the Earth's climate. Of all the components of the recent Paris accord on climate change, the one that probably got the least attention but could have the most immediate potential involves the ...
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Farmers and climate change

Arab News - ‎8 hours ago‎
“Current climate risks which are affecting countries are a big player in the low level of agro-productivity in sub-Saharan Africa,” said John Recha, a specialist with the CGIAR Research Programme on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).
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How Trump and company warmed to climate change

MSNBC - ‎8 hours ago‎
Leading GOP candidates once denied the reality of manmade climate change, but now they seem to be softening their posture and subtly embracing it.

Public sector failing to prepare for climate change

LocalGov - ‎17 hours ago‎
The UK is 'largely unprepared' for the effects of climate change, according to the Carbon Trust. It says only a quarter of public sector organisations in a survey had plans in place to cope with climate change including flooding and higher temperatures ...
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Lord Bourne declares clean tech innovation 'crucial' to climate change battle

Business Green - ‎15 hours ago‎
Investment in green innovation is "crucial" to tackling climate change, but the focus of public investment in research and development (R&D) should be on technologies that are "both cheap and green", Energy Minister Lord Bourne ha said.

With Climate Change, Organic Agriculture Could Outperform Conventional Agriculture

ThinkProgress - ‎10 hours ago‎
Now, a new study published recently in the journal Nature Plants takes the debate one step further, arguing not only that organic agriculture could feed the world, but that it might actually be a more efficient method of farming as climate change worsens.

Climate Change Causes Unpredictable Weather Because The Earth Has Tilted On Its Axis

The Inquisitr - ‎9 hours ago‎
The words “climate change” makes most people think of global warming and what man has done to cause it. The indigenous people living in the northern sections of the world believe the climate changes are caused by the changes in the Earth's tilt. The ...
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For the record: A student asked the best question on climate change in all the presidential debates

Washington Post (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Debate moderators in the 2016 presidential election cycle have had plenty of data to pose strong questions to candidates regarding climate change. Impacts include mass dislocation, alterations in the spread of infectious diseases, more intense Western ...

BP Boss Calls for Climate-Change Action—Energy Journal

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎17 hours ago‎
The court fired a warning shot at the EPA in a 2014 case that examined a different climate change initiative by the agency.
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El Niño and Climate Change: Wild Weather May Get Wilder

Yale Environment 360 - ‎15 hours ago‎
Cai's study, using 20 climate models from different research institutions that simulate Pacific Ocean conditions with and without climate change, found that this rhythm of normal El Niño cycles is unlikely to change as the world warms. But most of th e ...