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Climate Think Tank (3522)

A think tank for anyone to contribute ideas and approaches to climate change. How do we advance positive change?  

Submit ideas using the "Add Post" button at the top, and vote on your peers submissions when assigned.

 

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Ireland Is Set To Be The First Country In The World To Ditch Fossil Fuel Investments
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The country will pull money from oil, gas and coal "as soon as practicable."
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Massive Rogue Iceberg Threatens Greenland Community
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Village of Innaarsuit fears devastating tsunami if mountain of ice plunges into the sea.
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California’s carbon emissions are back to ’90s levels. It can be done, people!
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California’s carbon emissions are back to where they were when Macaulay Culkin was battling burglars and MC Hammer first told us we couldn’t touch this.

The California Air Resources Board said Wednesday that the state had hit its goal of bringing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels four years ahead of schedule. The drop came thanks to a boom in renewables and improving ef...

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To Repel Ticks, Try Spraying Your Clothes With A Pesticide That Mimics Mums
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Just in time for summer hikes and outdoor play, a study finds that the ticks that often convey Lyme disease become unable to bite, and soon die, after exposure to clothing treated with permethrin.

(Image credit: Pearl Mak/NPR)

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Global warming: Could be double what models predict, study suggests
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Ireland Expected To Become World's First Country To Divest From Fossil Fuels
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The lower house of parliament OK'd the bill, which is likely to sail through the upper house too. "We are ready to think and act beyond narrow short-term and vested interests," one lawmaker vowed.

(Image credit: Dave Walsh/VW Pics/UIG via Getty Images)

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These Young Climate Justice Advocates Say It's Time for a Revolution
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On July 21, youth climate marchers will converge on Washington and around the country to demand a better future.
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Rising sea levels could cost the world $14 trillion a year by 2100 -- ScienceDaily
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‘Climate Gentrification’ Will Deepen Urban Inequality
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A new study investigates the intersection of climate change and real estate, and finds that higher elevations bring higher values.
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Baltic Sea oxygen levels at '1,500-year low due to human activity' | Environment | The Guardian