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Enviro News Wrap: Climate Change and Conflict; GOP Clings to Global Warming Hysteria; Egypt and the Price of Oil

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Natural disasters destabilize weak governments and exacerbate existing conflicts. With the projected (and observed) increase the number and severity in natural disaster from climate change then we are in for a rocky 21st century. Global warming deniers use many transparent arguments to spread misinformation. The popular one …

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Climate Change Exacerbates Social Tensions and Leads to Conflict

The consequences of climate change will lead to greater conflict, social change and violence.

A wide array of research reveals that climate change plays a salient role in social change, violence and war. This research summary is one of the most comprehensive surveys of the social impacts of climate change ever assembled. Climate change and conflict The relationship between climate change, social tensions and conflict is well laid out by Kate Johnson. She provides a good overview of …

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Enviro News Wrap: Wind Power on the Rise; We Are All Climate Change Deniers; Pipelines and Tar Sands Oil (not Keystone)

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Wind power is growing in America, 20 percent of the energy mix in America could be wind power by 2030 Are we all, to some degree, climate change deniers? Its hard to internalize the future effects of climate change. I have at least 40 years left on …

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Enviro News Wrap: The Will for Climate Action; Exxon Spills Big, Pays Little; Distributed Power to the People, and more…

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Climate Change is technically preventable. I’m not talking about historic climate change, not talking about natural fluctuations. I’m talking about the phenomenon of our environment changing due to human caused disruptions. We are pumping out waste, using up resources, transforming landscapes, increasing temperatures, killing off species, …

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Enviro News Wrap: Obama and Climate Change; Extreme Weather in 2012, and more…

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: 2012 was a wild year for the environment, and storm Sandy made sure the year ended with a horrible bang in the US. But, will 2013 be better or worse, that will be for us to decide. The US government handed down a fine to Transocean, …

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Enviro New Wrap: Obama and Coal; Climate Change and Hunger; Fracking, Shareholders and Big Oil…

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GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: While Obama is supporting good old American industries like the coal industry, opposition is increasing and winning. The current battle is over a pipeline that would reach from Canada’s Alberta Tar Sands to the Gulf of Mexico. In an effort to reduce fuel consumption, planes are increasingly flying through …

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