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Climate Mitigation from Agriculture is Limited
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Climate Mitigation from Agriculture is Limited

Farmers are having the bulk of the expectations for carbon emissions reduction placed on their shoulders. Agricultural improvements have been limited, it seems generally to 4 areas:rice crop "wetting and drying to improve water use;"sustainable int...
How is Your Climate/Can You Help Avoid the Worst Year in History?
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How is Your Climate/Can You Help Avoid the Worst Year in History?

We need to keep track of the unending temperature rise globally. Although your local temperatures may have been low, the Arctic (with terrible consequences expected on sea ice and ice sheets), Western USA, Russia, most of the Northern Hemisphere and many parts...
Whales are loving the warm Pacific Arctic.
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Whales are loving the warm Pacific Arctic.

As the ice clears in the Pacific Arctic and sea ice becomes an endangered species itself, the warming process clears territory for the 5 species of baleen whale that occur there, in the Chukchi Sea. Humpback, fin and minke are recovering slowly from their awfu...
How forest ecosystems work in NW Europe and the Yukon
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How forest ecosystems work in NW Europe and the Yukon

The ecologist Prof. Rudy Boonstra has studied the populations of the boreal forests at length and teaches on the biological consequences of global warming. This makes himself and his team at the University of Toronto in Scarborough well situated t observe diff...
The Polar Bear Future-what can we conserve?
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The Polar Bear Future-what can we conserve?

Polar bears are simply overgrown Kodiak grizzlies who were bleached by their genes. If that is your opinion, then you could wait a couple of million years for another speciation. On the other hand, it looks fairly certain that we will lose the habitat of sea-i...
One positive change, but emissions give centuries of rising sea-levels
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One positive change, but emissions give centuries of rising sea-levels

Kirsten Zickfeld of Simon Fraser University in British Columbia leads a formidable triumvirate, combining youth and experience, in writing a PNAS paper on "Centuries of thermal sea-level rise due to anthropogenic emissions of short-lived greenhouse gases." Thi...
Rainforest Alliance and UTZ reinvented to fight against climate change
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Rainforest Alliance and UTZ reinvented to fight against climate change

Global warming is a bit of a misnomer. While the average earthly temperature does climb in correlation to the amount of atmospheric carbon, people tend to rely on their observations of the weather to validate or repudiate the science behind climate change. Aft...
How Climate Change Affects Extreme Weather in the US.
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How Climate Change Affects Extreme Weather in the US.

weather. A warmer atmosphere naturally carries more humidity and moisture, which worsens rainstorms and adds to the ferocity of the storm at hand and the flooding that comes with it. Keep in mind that the majority of the destruction caused by hurricanes is due...