March 16, 2014
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Southern Ocean iron cycle gives new insight into climate change

Unique aspects of iron cycling in the Southern Ocean which will better inform scientists about the effects of climate change, research demonstrates. An international team of researchers analyzed the available data taken from all previous studies of the… Continue reading

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March 10, 2014
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Can the solution to climate change help eliminate poverty?

It is clear that climate change and poverty are two separate problems that affect all corners of the world, but can the solution to one help eliminate the other? Ecosystem-based adaptation is becoming more widely recognized as a possible solution to ad… Continue reading

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February 13, 2014
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Reindeer counteract certain effects of climate change

One of the consequences of a warmer climate can be that lowland and southern plants migrate higher up in the mountains. Ecologists now show that reindeer, voles and hare can prevent these invasions. Continue reading

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September 26, 2013
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Future sea level rises should not restrict new island formation in the Maldives

The continued accumulation of sand within the iconic ring-shaped reefs inside Maldivian atolls could provide a foundation for future island development new research suggests. Islands like the Maldives are considered likely to be the first to feel the e… Continue reading

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September 23, 2013
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Share the things you love to help fight climate change

A new initiative from the Climate Reality Project aims to make the effects of climate change personal by showing us how it affects the things we love. Continue reading

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August 28, 2013
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East Antarctic Ice Sheet could be more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought

The world’s largest ice sheet could be more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than previously thought, according to new research. Continue reading

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August 12, 2013
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Young or old, song sparrows experience climate change differently from each other

What’s good for adults is not always best for the young, and vice versa. At least that is the case with song sparrows and how they experience the effects of climate change, according to recent studies. Continue reading

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July 31, 2013
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Massive expansion of ocean survey to study impact of climate change on coral reefs

The planned analysis of hundreds of thousands of panoramic images of coral reefs around the world could give us a baseline for understanding the effects of climate change on these important ecosystems. Continue reading

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July 21, 2013
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Current efforts will not save the world’s most endangered cat

Almost 100 million euros has been spent so far on conservation efforts for the last 250 remaining Iberian lynxes in the wild. But the charismatic species is likely to go extinct within 50 years because the current management plans do not account for th… Continue reading

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July 11, 2013
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Snakes devour more mosquito-eating birds as climate change heats forests

Rising temperatures threaten wild birds, including the Missouri-native Acadian flycatcher, by making snakes more active, according to biologists. They noted that farmers, public health officials and wildlife managers should be aware of complex indirect… Continue reading

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June 27, 2013
by Franz Matzner
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Congressional Chorus of Climate Support

Franz Matzner, Associate Director of Government Affairs, Washington, D.C.
President Obama’s climate announcement reminded everyone what is at stake—the fate of our planet and what we are leaving behind for our children.&nbsp… Continue reading

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May 21, 2013
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Climate change and wildfire

Concerns continue to grow about the effects of climate change on fire. Wildfires are expected to increase 50 percent across the United States under a changing climate, over 100 percent in areas of the West by 2050 as projected by some studies. Of equal… Continue reading

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April 18, 2013
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‘First step’ in addressing effects of climate change

A new report on potential effects of climate change uses existing observations and science-based expectations to identify how climate change could affect habitats, plants and animals within the sanctuary and adjacent coastal areas. Continue reading

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April 18, 2013
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Age matters to Antarctic clams: Age matters when it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change

A new study of Antarctic clams reveals that age matters when it comes to adapting to the effects of climate change. The research provides new insight and understanding of the likely impact of predicted environmental change on future ocean biodiversity. Continue reading

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March 29, 2013
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Is global warming slowing Boston Marathon winning times?

Researchers recently looked into whether the effects of climate change can be found in the winning times of Boston Marathon runners. Continue reading

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February 28, 2013
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Historic datasets reveal effects of climate change and habitat loss on plant-pollinator networks

Two biologists at Washington University in St. Louis were delighted to discover a meticulous dataset on a plant-pollinator network recorded by Illinois naturalist Charles Robertson between 1884 and 1916. Re-collecting part of Robertson’s network, they … Continue reading

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February 25, 2013
by Rocky Kistner
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Chasing Ice in a Warming World

Rocky Kistner, Communications Associate, Washington, DC
Many believe “Chasing Ice,” the powerful climate change film nominated for an Oscar for its haunting original song, ”Before My Time,” should ha… Continue reading

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February 21, 2013
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Geoengineering by coalition to mitigate global warming

Solar geoengineering is a proposed approach to reduce the effects of climate change due to greenhouse gasses by deflecting some of the sun’s incoming radiation. This type of proposed solution carries with it a number of uncertainties, however, includin… Continue reading

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February 20, 2013
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Climate change effect on plant communities is buffered by large herbivores, new research suggests

Can existing ecological communities persist intact as temperatures rise? A news study suggests that the answer to this question may have as much to do with the biological interactions that shape communities as with the effects of climate change itself. Continue reading

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January 28, 2013
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Climate change impacts to U.S. coasts threaten public health, safety and economy, report finds

According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of US coastal communities’ social, economic and natural systems. Continue reading

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