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Wanna live on the water?
What if our cities were to take to the seas? As climate change and rising sea levels threaten our conventional living spaces, the Guardian explores ideas for a floating world: http://wef.ch/1efPugc

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What do we know?
"What We Know" About Climate Change: New Report Released

I have been serving on a panel convened by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (+AAAS ) to provide a succinct summary of the state of scientific knowledge of climate change. The "What We Know" report has just been released. The +AAAS  summary, along with videos and other materials, is here: http://whatweknow.aaas.org/

The full report is here:
http://whatweknow.aaas.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/AAAS-What-We-Know.pdf

The image shows tumbleweeds in California, and is from an article by Justin Gillis of +The New York Times about the report:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/18/science/scientists-sound-alarm-on-climate.html

#climatechange   #globalwarming   #whatweknow   #aaas      #science   #sciencecommunication  
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Surprise
ICYMI: This week, 31 senators led an overnight session calling on Congress to wake up and do something about climate change. http://ofa.bo/hHg
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Global Warming May Be More Severe Than We Thought, Study Finds

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  Sen. Landrieu says the pipeline is safe and environmentally friendly.   How can anyone possibly think that?
This is the first article I've seen that mentions the vigils.

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follow the money...
"The climate change counter-movement is a well-funded and organized effort to undermine public faith in climate science and block action by the US government to regulate emissions," Drexel University wrote in a statement. "This counter-movement involves a large number of organizations, including conservative think tanks, advocacy groups, trade associations and conservative foundations, with strong links to sympathetic media outlets and conservative politicians. http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/5392/20131220/organizations-bankrolling-climate-change-denial-revealed-new-study.htm

#climatechange #capitalism
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