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Climate change is as dangerous as ISIS, says Kerry, and part of the problem is your airconditioning

Washington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
When Secretary of State John F. Kerry was in Austria's capital Vienna recently to join discussions on climate change, chances were low that he encountered too many air conditioned rooms.

In Alaska's Remote Towns, Climate Change Is Already Leaving Many Hungry

NPR - ‎6 hours ago‎
There was a time when Sandra Gologergen's freezer never ran out. Packed with traditional Inuit foods like whale, walrus, seal and fish, her freezer has been an essential lifeline, ensuring her husband, three kids and grandson make it through the long ...

GOP chairman: Kids are 'brainwashed' on climate change

The Hill - ‎2 hours ago‎
Inhofe, an outspoken climate change skeptic and chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said he came to the realization when his granddaughter challenged him on his denial of the science behind global warming.

This year's wildfires are bad. Climate change will make future ones worse

The Guardian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The question naturally arises: are these fires affected by climate change? And the answer is simple: yes. Of course. A warming climate affects fire.
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Climate change risk threatens 18 US military sites: study

Reuters - ‎12 hours ago‎
Nonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed 18 military installations that represent more than 120 coastal bases nationwide to weigh the impact of climate change on their operations. Faster rates of sea level rises in the second half of ...

How can we save culture heritage sites from climate change?

Apollo Magazine - ‎7 hours ago‎
But there's another risk, one that is less easy to spot, but will be more profound in its long-term impact: the threat of climate change. UNESCO has recently pointed out that, together, all its sites (there are 1,000, worldwide) act as something of a ...

Why This Climate Change Scientist Still Has Hope

Popular Science - ‎20 hours ago‎
Ted Scambos has been studying our climate for well over 25 years - even venturing out on what might have been the slowest road trip ever across Antarctica to gather data.

Sanders Says Climate Change Is a Central Election Issue

Scientific American - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Separately, Steyer's group is partnering with five different unions to canvass working-class and minority neighborhoods, where the issue of climate change could help compel young voters to turn out this fall. Large percentages of African Americans and ...

Spiral-tastic: Climate change in three animations

Climate Home - ‎9 hours ago‎
Climate scientist Ed Hawkins broke the internet in May with a gif that showed global temperatures spiralling since pre-industrial times.
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Climate Change Issue Shows Rifts Between, Within Parties

Voice of America - ‎17 hours ago‎
"This election is about climate change, the greatest environmental crisis facing our planet," Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said Monday night in his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

The Business of Climate Change

MIT Technology Review - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
That's probably why, despite decades of debate, we are still struggling to address the existential crisis of climate change. Part of the issue may lie in how we're looking at the problem. In other words, viewing climate change merely as a threat means ...

Climate models are accurately predicting ocean and global warming

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
For instance, we can actually measure the rate of energy increase in the Earth's system (primarily through measuring changing ocean temperatures). Alternatively, we can measure changes in the net inflow of heat at the top of the atmosphere using ...

Climate change and the hottest June on record

Yorkshire Post - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
While there are still some naysayers most climate scientists agree that recent, high impact changes to global climate patterns are man made. Piers Forster, Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate, based at the University of Leeds ...
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Global warming facts: Climate change is speeding up and scientists are shocked

Metro - ‎8 hours ago‎
The first half of 2016 has been so hot that it's taken scientists completely by surprise, according to the director of the World Climate Research Programme said.
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China's coal peak hailed as turning point in climate change battle

The Guardian - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The global battle against climate change has passed a historic turning point with China's huge coal burning finally having peaked, according to senior economists.
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Climate change increases the risk of war, scientists prove

The Independent - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Their findings - that nearly one in four conflicts in ethnically divided countries coincided with “climatic calamities” - suggest that war should be added to the usual list of problems likely to be caused by global warming, such as sea level rise, crop ...

We're not fighting 'climate change'

Toronto Sun - ‎19 hours ago‎
If I had a dollar for every time I hear a politician misuse the phrase “climate change” I could almost finance Ontario's $300 billion debt.
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Surprising issue increasing risk of war - ‎6 hours ago‎
Scientists have found climate change dramatically increases the chances of war breaking out as heatwaves, drought and other natural disasters help push countries to the edge.

Climate Change Is Partly to Blame for the Mass Extinction of Dinosaurs

Newsweek - ‎22 hours ago‎
This suggests that large-scale global climate change effects were behind the mass extinction. 07_25_dino_02 Giant clam shells are displayed inside a store in the seaside town of Tanmen in China's Hainan province May 10.

Major Media Get Climate Change Wrong (Again)

Huffington Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
In an editorial in Saturday's paper, the Chicago Tribune editorial board said that we still need coal, oil and gas because solving climate change is too complex. Such handwaving doesn't pass the smell test: they haven't done their homework. To be fair ...