Rising Risks of Climate Change: Extinctions, High Costs, and More!

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Not just polar bears, but grizzly bears, too, are threatened by climate change.Wikipedia

OO Animals At Risk Of Extinction From Climate Change

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Turtle habitats are threatened by climate change and make life that more precarious, especially for endangered species such as the Mary River Turtle (Elusor macrurus), whose south Australian habitat has been under severe drought for years. Credit Chris Van Wyk at flickr via Featured Creature

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Hedgehogs have been in dramatic decline in England, and climate change is playing a part: the extreme recent flooding, for example, probably drowned many hibernating hedgehogs.

OO Balkans: More Than One Million Suffer Worst Flooding In Over A Century

OO Brazil ‘Unprepared’ For Climate Change, Warns Leading Scientist

OO Security And Insurance Experts Warn Of Future Climate Costs

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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