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    February 17, 2012 | 10:57 AM

    The human impact of melting glaciers: A Nepal community responds

    It was very interesting to learn how the local people perceive their risks. They are aware of the risk of floods but are not taking measures to reduce it. Many new houses are built right next to the river in very high-risk zones.
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    February 16, 2012 | 1:42 PM

    Doubt creation

    The Heartland Institute has been working to deny the reality of climate change for years and now we finally have their own words as evidence. They are going to keep going if we don't do something. It is important to stop this dangerous campaign of doubt wherever possible.
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    February 16, 2012 | 12:33 PM

    A message from Christiana Figueres

    Antarctica is not only the highest, coldest, driest and windiest continent on the planet. It is also a global bellwether of climate change, and a big influencer of the world's climate.
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    February 15, 2012 | 2:13 PM

    Melting glaciers: What you need to know

    As Jonathan Bamber, head of the Bristol Glaciology Centre in the UK points out, the new study "doesn't change our view of the risks and threats from climate change." As the Earth continues to warm, even the formidable glaciers of the Himalayas can't hang on forever.
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    February 15, 2012 | 12:52 PM

    Observing flash flood risk in the Sun Koshi River basin, Nepal

    The shrinking of glaciers in this area is leading to the formation and growth of more glacial lakes. This basin is vulnerable to flash floods caused by sudden discharges of water from such lakes, known as glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs), as well as additional floods from intense rainfall and landslides.
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    February 14, 2012 | 3:06 PM

    Thank you for standing up for the climate

    Over three-quarters of a million Americans signed a petition to make it clear that if we're going to solve the climate crisis, we cannot build this pipeline. A few hours ago, the coalition took your messages up to Capitol Hill and delivered them to the Senate leadership. Thank you for telling our leaders to stand up to the oil industry's lobbyists and reject this pipeline once and for all.
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    February 14, 2012 | 10:55 AM

    Valentine's Day chocolate: soon an endangered species?

    Although chocolate is a staple of lovers everywhere, especially on Valentine's Day, it's possible that it may become a luxury item due to climate change, forcing Valentines everywhere to be more creative and abandon the go-to heart-shaped box of chocolate because they can no longer afford it.
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    February 14, 2012 | 9:37 AM

    On thin ice at the top of the world

    The Arctic is alive and changing, and many of these changes are hard to measure. We hope we can all remain aware of the changes and keep the health of the people in mind, as well as the health of the lands and waters for the animals we depend on.
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    February 13, 2012 | 11:39 AM

    24 hours to stop Keystone XL

    By: Al Gore

    For the next 24 hours, The Climate Reality Project is joining with, MoveOn, League of Conservation Voters, Patagonia, Sierra Club, Energy Action Coalition and others to garner 500,000 signatures in a community-wide effort against the Keystone XL pipeline.

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    February 10, 2012 | 1:28 PM

    Thawing permafrost: something I don't want to think about

    Even just based on what we know, carbon pollution from permafrost is an important amplifier of climate change. Think climate change on steroids, folks. Not a pretty picture.
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