Population, Climate Change Merging Into Water Crises Worldwide, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a litte more crowded.

@@ Climate Change, The Elevator Pitch: Climatologist Simon Donner

@@ How To Combat Climate Denial: the Online Course where you can see the above video and many more interviews at the new Skeptical Science Massive Online Course (MOOC) on climate denial; you can sign up here.

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A new dance production on climate change by Karole Armitage will premiere in New York City, March 25th at the American Museum of Natural History.

@@ ON THE NATURE OF THINGS March 25-27, 2015, 8:00pm $25-35
The American Museum of Natural History, The Milstein Hall of Ocean Life
Tony nominated choreographer Karole Armitage will premiere a new site-specific dance production about climate change and its cultural context, created specifically for the Museum’s Milstein Hall of Ocean Life. Check it out!

OO Dear Alaska: We Have Your Air.
Please Come Pick it Up.
And Bring us Back Ours.
Love, Eastern US.

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Credit Max Boschini at flickr

A Perfect Storm of Population and Climate Change: Water Rationing and Riots have begun in cities, especially in developing countries like Pakistan, reports Michael Specter in the New Yorker. Climate change has disrupted increasingly the natural global distribution of water into floods and droughts, as human populations have increased exponentially. So will social disruption, unless we confront both imbalances soon, and fast.

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Credit funnelogy at instagram

@@ Everyday Climate Change at Instagram
Bringing you the face of climate change daily

Palm Trees Imperiled by rising water levels on Siargao Island, Philippines, where they are no longer supported by the soil that they grew from, now washed away by the tide.

The coastline is being carved deeper and deeper by powerful waves as palm trees tumble down, one by one.

The island is doing its best to adapt by protecting its wealth of mangrove swamp forests.

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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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