Fighting Climate Change: Sept Climate March, New Insights, and More!

WHAT WORKS

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Speaking Out:

New York Climate March Swells To Global Movement reports Sophie Yeo atResponding to Climate Change. The People’s Climate March, slated for September 21, spreads across six countries, as activists aim to raise the profile of UN climate summit. Go to 350.org if you wish to join!

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Source: 350.org

OO Youth Raise Climate Awareness In Flood-Hit Balkans – A new generation of post-Communist youth are leading the fight against climate change in the Balkans.

OO Fracking Protesters Stage ‘Day Of Action’ Across UK

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New Indian Prime Minister Modi is walking the talk on getting India to go solar.

OO India Demands Rich Countries “Walk The Talk” On Climate – at the latest meeting of leading emerging economies.

OO Tiny Indian Village Makes Final Stand Against Coal Giants

Drafting Climate Legislation:

OO Colombia Set To Draft New Climate Law By November

Good Ideas:

OO Politicians, Rich Must Travel Less To Curb Emissions – Technology alone will not cut transport emissions enough, say researchers.

Scientific Insights:

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The Great Barrier Reef hosts a cornucopia of colorful sealife and important fish.Source: biomebrochure.wikispaces.com

Great Barrier Reef’s Greatest Threat Is Climate Change says new study, in an Australian Associated Press piece at the UK Guardian. Warmer ocean currents will have far-reaching consequences for decades to come.

OO Weatherwatch: An Ill Wind – scientists are worried that the mechanism controlling Britain’s weather is behaving strangely – here’s why.

OO Global Warming Is Moistening The Atmosphere – Human-caused global warming is causing the upper troposphere to become wetter, helping create more intense storms.

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OO Humans Overtake Nature As Main Driver Of Glacier Melt – taking over from natural causes since the mid-19th century.

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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