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18526

With climate change, uncertainty is no-one’s friend

Heard people say climate science is uncertain? Research by psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky from the University of Bristol and his colleagues finds this would
HappyChopperRecords
Aug 2, 2014
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18525

Temperatures make our global warming opinions change like the weathe

Our experience of current warmth can override our scientific knowledge in driving beliefs about climate change, which is part of the reason we struggle to take
HappyChopperRecords
Jul 26, 2014
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18524

CO2 emissions drive heatwaves on despite warming ‘hiatus’

Direct effects from greenhouse gases are playing a significant role in making hot Northern Hemisphere summers more common even as average temperature increases
HappyChopperRecords
Jul 19, 2014
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18523

Could climate’s crop impact catch us with our plants down?

Global warming has sharply increased the odds of serious problems because of declining harvests, find David Lobell from and Claudia Tebaldi from NCAR, and
HappyChopperRecords
Jul 12, 2014
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18522

Who can afford to hold back rising seas?

Though using dikes to protect the world from rising sea levels will generally make economic sense, explains Jochen Hinkel from the Global Climate Forum, poor
HappyChopperRecords
Jul 5, 2014
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18521

Shrinking dairy’s carbon hoofprint

As the world’s appetite for dairy produce grows along with its population so too will emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from cow guts – but US dairy
HappyChopperRecords
Jun 28, 2014
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18520

Unique and unnatural: modern warming from an historical viewpoint

Temperature patterns since the last ice age have helped scientists go from thinking humans can't possibly change our climate to the majority agreeing we are
HappyChopperRecords
Jun 22, 2014
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18519

Heavier people mean weightier vehicle emissions

In 2010 the American population collectively carried 3.6 billion kilograms of excess weight, and that creates extra greenhouse gases from the vehicles
HappyChopperRecords
Jun 14, 2014
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18518

Can changing how we build simply dismantle CO2 emissions?

Using fewer steel beams and keeping buildings for their whole design life could cut construction emissions by up to 80%, suggest the University of
HappyChopperRecords
Jun 7, 2014
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18517

IPCC: Millions of words on climate change are not enough

A conference bringing together authors of the latest UN climate change report highlights the stark situation we're in, and why we must overcome inflamed
HappyChopperRecords
May 31, 2014
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18516

The urgent voice who refused to be silenced on climate danger

Amid censorship controversy at NASA, arrests and providing evidence in legal cases fighting global warming, Jim Hansen revised his recommended level for CO2 in
HappyChopperRecords
May 24, 2014
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18515

The witness who collided with government on climate

Through the nineties and naughties Jim Hansen returned from a self-imposed media ban and clashed with contrarians and his own employer, NASA, to get across the
HappyChopperRecords
May 17, 2014
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18514

How lessons from space put the greenhouse effect on the front page

Interest in atmospheres of outer planets took Jim Hansen from Iowa to NASA, where he came to realise that humans adding CO2 to Earth’s atmosphere would lead
HappyChopperRecords
May 10, 2014
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18513

Climate change-boosted disease could endanger China’s food supply

Bruce Fitt from the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, UK, and his teammates forecast that human driven shifts in flowering times, rain and temperature
HappyChopperRecords
May 3, 2014
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18512

Dump fossil fuels for the health of our hearts

Cleaning up air pollution will provide immediate health gains as well as longer-term climate benefits, highlights New York University's George Thurston. Read
HappyChopperRecords
Apr 19, 2014
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