September 23, 2013
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How aboriginal Australians coped with the last ice age

While we grapple with the impact of climate change, archaeologists suggest we spare a thought for Aboriginal Australians who had to cope with the last ice age. Continue reading

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September 20, 2013
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“We’ve acquired an immunity to crisis,” writes flood survivor. What does it mean for climate change?

In a rapidly changing climate and an always-on news industry, we’re experiencing and tuning out disaster after disaster. What does this mean for climate change? Ecosystem destruction? And the future of humanity? Continue reading

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September 20, 2013
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Climate change: Polar bears change to diet with higher contaminant loads

Over the past 30 years, polar bears have increasingly exchanged ringed seal with harp seal and hooded seal in their diet. This change exposes the polar bear to more contaminants, according to a recent international study. Continue reading

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September 19, 2013
by Grace Gill
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India Green News: India resists US efforts for HFC phase-outs, garners support from BASIC nations

Grace Gill, Program Assistant, CMI/India/Climate Center, New York
September 12-18, 2013
India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India
Clean Energy
Oscar Fernandes defends opposition to… Continue reading

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September 19, 2013
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After the storms, a different opinion on climate change

Extreme weather may lead people to think more seriously about climate change, according to new research. In the wake of Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, New Jersey residents were more likely to show support for a politician running on a “green” platform, an… Continue reading

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September 18, 2013
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Could climate change be any worse? Yes. BEARS!

Just when you think climate change couldn’t get any worse… BEARS! Continue reading

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September 17, 2013
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Clean energy least costly to power America’s electricity needs

Findings show carbon pollution from power plants can be cut cost-effectively by using wind, solar and natural gas. It’s less costly to get electricity from wind turbines and solar panels than coal-fired power plants when climate change costs and other health impacts are factored in, according to a new study. Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
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World’s most vulnerable areas to climate change mapped

Using data from the world’s ecosystems and predictions of how climate change will impact them, scientists have produced a roadmap that ID’s the world’s most and least vulnerable areas in the Age of Climate Change. Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
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Colorado floods show challenge of global weirding

While it is true that any one particular storm or weather event cannot be attributed to climate change alone, unusual rain such as this is precisely the type of “global weirding” that climate scientists have predicted would occur as the climate warmed. Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
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Vivienne Westwood says “Buy less”

A climate change message finds a place at London Fashion Week. Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
by Frances Beinecke
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Redford and Other Leaders Encourage Americans to Say No to Dirty Fuels and Yes to Clean Energy

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
I have worked to curb climate change for more than a decade. I keep up the fight because I know we can tackle this crisis. I know clean energy solutions exist that can reduce dangerous … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
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Marine species distribution changes reflect local climate conditions

Climate change has resulted in shifts in where and at what depths many marine species are found. These shifts have not been uniform, and sometimes have occurred at different rates and in different ways than expected. Researchers from the US and Canada … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
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Projected climate change in West Africa not likely to worsen malaria situation

A new model of malaria transmission combined with global forecasts for temperature and rainfall results in improved predictions of malaria with climate change. Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
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Climate change to shift Kenya’s breadbaskets

Kenyan farmers and agriculture officials need to prepare for a possible geographic shift in maize production as climate change threatens to make some areas of the country much less productive for cultivation while simultaneously making others more maiz… Continue reading

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September 12, 2013
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Movement of marine life follows speed and direction of climate change

New research shows that the trick to predicting when and where sea animals will relocate due to climate change is to follow the pace and direction of temperature changes, known as climate velocity. Continue reading

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September 11, 2013
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Climate change may speed up forests’ life cycles

Many climate studies have predicted that tree species will respond to global warming by migrating via seed dispersal to cooler climates. But a study of 65 different species in 31 eastern states finds that nearly 80 percent of the species are staying in… Continue reading

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September 11, 2013
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How to load a dishwasher to save water [VIDEO]

When entire towns are running out of water because of drought, fracking and climate change, it doesn’t hurt to refresh our memory on how to conserve water. Continue reading

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September 10, 2013
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Snowshoe hares losing their camouflage with climate change

As snow arrives later and melts earlier with climate change, snowshoe hares find themselves mismatched to the environment, losing their natural defense of camouflage. Continue reading

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September 9, 2013
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Snowshoe hares can’t keep up with climate change

With fewer months of snowy weather, these rabbits are caught wearing the wrong coats. Continue reading

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September 8, 2013
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Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles, research shows

New research shows that rising ocean temperatures will upset natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorus. Plankton plays an important role in the ocean’s carbon cycle by removing half of all CO2 from the atmosphere during photosynthesis a… Continue reading

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