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Heat Waves Could Turn Blistering

(http://www.livescience.com) - scanned by: Field of Memes over 5 years ago
Sterl's computer model shows that by the end of the century, high temperatures for once-in-a-generation heat waves will rise twice as fast as everyday average temperatures. Chicago, for example, would reach 115 degrees in such an event by 2100. Pa... More>>>
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Arctic ice cap could melt by 2070, Russia warns

(http://www.abc.net.au) - scanned by: jcchan over 5 years ago
The thickness of ice in the Arctic Ocean has been halved in the last 30 years, if this trend continues it could threaten the indigenous peoples of the north and wipe out animals like Polar Bears. More>>>
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Ocean Sucking Up More Ozone than First Thought

(http://www.dailygalaxy.com) - scanned by: jcchan over 5 years ago
As researchers are increasing the accuracy of predicting our planetary weather system, a finding discovered that the Atlantic ocean is a bigger ozone sink than we'd thought. More>>>
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How to Plan for Climate Change

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: victoria15 over 5 years ago
The London Olympics' site reflects a trend toward urban planning that contemplates climate resiliency and reduced emissions. More>>>
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No Ice at the North Pole this Summer

(http://www.independent.co.uk) - scanned by: jcchan over 5 years ago
There's a 50/50 chance of being able to sail to the North Pole in a boat this summer. Arctic nations can dig at the once impermeable fossil fuels soon, but others worry for the future. More>>>
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Drought-resistant wheat beats Australian heat

(http://environment.newscientist...) - scanned by: jcchan over 5 years ago
With changing climates worldwide and a growing food demand, environmental groups are still unconvinced at genetically modified crops, but Australian farmers, facing drought, may just be interested. More>>>
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Can Weeds Help Solve the Climate Crisis?

(http://www.nytimes.com) - scanned by: jcchan over 5 years ago
(May require subscription for viewing) Increased CO2 levels worldwide as a result of global warming has been linked to an insurgence of weed growth that disrupts crop profits, but now, a weed ecologist has found that the solution may lie in the... More>>>
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NASA's Leading Climate Scientist: Corrupt polit...

(http://www.dailygalaxy.com) - scanned by: jcchan over 5 years ago
James Hansen, NASA's Leading Climate Scientist presses a controversial issue, calls for the next US president to make global warming a major initiative analogous to Kennedy's manned lunar programs. More>>>
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"Flooded London" & James Hansen’s Prophetic War...

(http://greenupgrader.com) - scanned by: jcchan over 5 years ago
In 2090, London is taken by the rising sea due to the effects of global warming. A utopian dystopia, this is how we may live. More>>>
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Scientists believe that Mars' soil may be able ...

(http://www.kottke.org) - scanned by: victoria15 over 5 years ago
If these beliefs are correct, could we possible have another chance at correctly taking care of a planet? Will we, in the next 30 years be living on Mars? More>>>
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Floodwaters breach Mississippi River levee

(http://www.cnn.com) - scanned by: victoria15 over 5 years ago
As Americans brace themselves for another terrible weather season, some wonder whether it is still it possible to make the necessary changes needed to stop these surges of horrible weather patterns. Is it too late? Have we been to ecologically u... More>>>
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Of Snakes and Snowfall

(http://crnano.typepad.com) - scanned by: rasberry over 5 years ago
Interesting piece by Mike Treder illustrating the effects of climate change with two examples: snowfall levels in the Swiss Alps and the gigantic Burmese Pythons that are increasing in number in the US South. (check these babies out, they're horri... More>>>
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