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Map Stories Can Provide Dynamic Visualizations of the Anthropocene to Broaden Factually Based Public Understanding

The Anthropocene Review, Published Online 15 July 2014

By Andrew Zolnai

“Provision of broadly accessible and spatially referenced visualizations of the nature and rate of change in the Anthropocene is an essential tool in communicating to policy makers and to the wider public, who generally have little or no contact with academic publications and often rely on media-based information, to form and guide opinion. 182 more words

GIS

Climate Science Wrong For 120 Years

Predicting the end of the world is part of the human condition, people have always been convinced Doomsday was just around the corner. From the soothsayers of Roman times casting their runes and reading animal entrails predicting global apocalypse to the… 815 more words

Anthropogenic Global Warming

Climate Change In Communities of Color

Climate change is not just for our caucasian brothers and sisters. The results of climate change have had a major impact on the African American community. 85 more words

Roland Martin

Climate Change In Communities of Color

Climate change is not just for our caucasian brothers and sisters. The results of climate change have had a major impact on the African American community. 85 more words

Roland Martin

Action on the Climate Change Crisis

Despite the bad news that many politicians, and powerful corporate personnel refuse to acknowledge the existence of climate change, there is also positive news. The David Suzuki Foundation, for example, has published a summary of how some Canadian cities are responding to the need to reduce our use of energy. 59 more words

Environment

Going Green in Germany vs. Canada

When it comes to combating climate change, Germany is aiming high. The country plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions to at least 40 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 – 80 per cent by 2050. 204 more words

Environment

Climate Change Could Alter Range of Caribou and May Impact Hunters’ Access

Climate Change Could Alter Range of Caribou and May Impact Hunters’ Access
Source: USGS (PLoS ONE)

Due to climate change, some communities in rural Alaska and the Yukon Territory of Canada may face a future with fewer caribou according to new research published by the U.S.

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