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    March 21, 2012 | 2:48 PM

    How much do tar sands hurt our climate? Possibly more than we thought

    What would you have said to Congress if you were one of the witnesses at yesterday’s hearing? Leave us a comment and let us know.
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    March 07, 2012 | 10:58 AM

    Why are big carbon polluters trying to stop pollution controls on airlines?

    Did you know that someone flying from New York to London and back generates roughly the same carbon pollution in those few hours as the average European homeowner generates from heating her home all year long?
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    February 22, 2012 | 9:07 AM

    Get ready for the carbon smackdown

    As you may have noticed, The Climate Reality Project blog has been full of content related to our Living on Thin Ice campaign. We are very proud of this campaign and the expeditions we have held around the world in places like the Sierra Nevada, Antarctica, Ecuador and New York. But meanwhile, our stellar Presenters are very busy bringing the reality of the climate crisis to communities all over the world.
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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 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 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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    February 08, 2012 | 9:15 AM

    Glaciers and rivers of Ecuador: Biodiversity under threat

    Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles, from Copenhagen University and the French Institute for Research and Development, respectively, led an expedition to the Antisana volcano in Ecuador with an international group of students in freshwater ecology.
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    February 07, 2012 | 5:00 PM

    Arctic Canada

    Alaska — Sea ice in the Arctic is on the decline. Over the past 30 years, there has been a dramatic decrease in the average thickness and extent of summer sea ice in the Arctic...

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    February 03, 2012 | 12:18 PM

    Severe heat and football

    Public awareness about the scientific research on the dangers of concussions led to reforms in how players who have suffered head injuries are treated and when they are let back on the field. We need to make sure people understand that the risks players face from intense heat will increase as our climate continues to change.
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