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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB – beautiful unique biodiversity, like this furry Javanese beetle, is another benefit of conserving carbon-storing forests. Source gbohne at http://www.flickriver.com Forests: the cheapest way to store … Continue reading

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Extreme Heat, Rain To Double in US by 2100, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 4, 2015 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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Rising Climate Change Risks: Yucky Shrimp, Floods, Droughts, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 4, 2015 How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase … Continue reading

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US Climate Risks: Rising Wildfire Costs, Farmland Loss, and More!

WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS Planetary Warming Will Cost US In Fire And Farmland says a new study,reports Seth Zuckerman at ClimateCast. Global warming could increase the cost of U.S. wildfires by $60 billion a year. The same … Continue reading

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Climate Change Follies: US Birds at Risk, Emissions Keep Rising, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK Fossil Fuel Follies: OO People Who Live Near Fracking More Likely To Become Sick, study finds. OO South Africa: Coal-Fired Power Stations Carry Heavy Health Costs OO Tropical Dams Are a Methane Source and new data indicate … Continue reading

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Rising Sea Level Could Flood Washington DC Before 2050

Recently, the world’s climate experts have reported that global sea level rise is speeding up much faster than they expected only a few years ago. Indeed, the rate has doubled in the past 15 years alone. Scientists estimate another rise … Continue reading

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2012 Signs of Climate Change Shadow UN Climate Meeting

World climate change negotiators faced warnings from a string of extreme weather events around the globe, showing urgent action on emission cuts is needed, as they opened new talks in Bangkok recently, reports Apilaporn Vechakij for Agence France Presse. The … Continue reading

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