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#ClimateFacts: Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico is the latest tragedy in an extreme season fueled by warming waters.

SOURCES:
[i] https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/above-normal-atlantic-hurricane-season-most-likely-year-noaa
[ii] https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2017-atlantic-hurricane-season-one-of-busiest-september
[iii] http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/07/us/hurricane-season-2017-outlook/index.html
[iv] http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05gj4sc
[v] https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/dsdt/cwtg/oatl.html; https://www.seatemperature.org/central-america/puerto-rico/san-juan.htm
[vi] https://thinkprogress.org/climate-scientists-rise-in-super-hurricanes-4596dfb294ee/

#ClimateFacts: Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico is the latest tragedy in an extreme season fueled by warming waters.

SOURCES:
[i] https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/above-normal-atlantic-hurricane-season-most-likely-year-noaa
[ii] https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2017-atlantic-hurricane-season-one-of-busiest-september
[iii] http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/07/us/hurricane-season-2017-outlook/index.html
[iv] http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05gj4sc
[v] https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/dsdt/cwtg/oatl.html; https://www.seatemperature.org/central-america/puerto-rico/san-juan.htm
[vi] https://thinkprogress.org/climate-scientists-rise-in-super-hurricanes-4596dfb294ee/

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#ClimateFacts: Not a Fluke

What happened in Houston is part of a much larger trend. One that began long before Hurricane Harvey and one that’s going to go on long after the cleanup is over. It’s time we recognized it, and planned accordingly.

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41070237
[ii] https://www.texastribune.org/boomtown-floodtown/
[iii] Ibid.
[iv] Ibid.
[v] https://www.texastribune.org/2017/09/07/conversation-former-harris-county-flood-control-chief/

#ClimateFacts: Not a Fluke

What happened in Houston is part of a much larger trend. One that began long before Hurricane Harvey and one that’s going to go on long after the cleanup is over. It’s time we recognized it, and planned accordingly.

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41070237
[ii] https://www.texastribune.org/boomtown-floodtown/
[iii] Ibid.
[iv] Ibid.
[v] https://www.texastribune.org/2017/09/07/conversation-former-harris-county-flood-control-chief/

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#ClimateFacts: Time to Talk About Climate

Florida and Texas have been ravaged by hurricanes. The American West is aflame. The Donald J. Trump Administration say it’s not time to talk climate change. If not now, when?

#ClimateFacts: Time to Talk About Climate

Florida and Texas have been ravaged by hurricanes. The American West is aflame. The Donald J. Trump Administration say it’s not time to talk climate change. If not now, when?

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#ClimateFacts: Hurricane Irma

Texas and Louisiana have barely begun recovering from Harvey. Now Hurricane Irma is whipping through the Caribbean and barreling towards the Florida coast. Climate change and hurricanes are connected, and we need to be talking about it. We need to be acting.

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.salon.com/2017/09/06/irma-the-strongest-atlantic-hurricane-in-history-keeps-getting-stronger_partner/
[ii] http://nypost.com/2017/09/06/hurricane-irma-wipes-tiny-caribbean-island-off-the-map/
[iii] https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/hurricane-irma/homestead-florida-city-was-wrecked-hurricane-andrew-irma-scary-nostalgia-n799291
[iv] https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2015/05/18/global-warming-fueling-fewer-but-stronger-hurricanes-study-says/?utm_term=.79391b581579
[v] https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DI_XvA8XoAIXdwL.jpg
[vi] https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/RisingCost/rising_cost5.php
[vii] http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060313/full/news060313-12.html
[viii] http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/hurricanes-facts-storms-weather-science/
[ix] https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00382-013-1713-0
[x] https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/sltrends_station.shtml?stnid=8724580
[xi] http://www.reuters.com/article/us-storm-harvey-climatechange/epa-says-climate-scientists-trying-to-politicize-texas-storm-idUSKCN1B92V0

#ClimateFacts: Hurricane Irma

Texas and Louisiana have barely begun recovering from Harvey. Now Hurricane Irma is whipping through the Caribbean and barreling towards the Florida coast. Climate change and hurricanes are connected, and we need to be talking about it. We need to be acting.

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.salon.com/2017/09/06/irma-the-strongest-atlantic-hurricane-in-history-keeps-getting-stronger_partner/
[ii] http://nypost.com/2017/09/06/hurricane-irma-wipes-tiny-caribbean-island-off-the-map/
[iii] https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/hurricane-irma/homestead-florida-city-was-wrecked-hurricane-andrew-irma-scary-nostalgia-n799291
[iv] https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2015/05/18/global-warming-fueling-fewer-but-stronger-hurricanes-study-says/?utm_term=.79391b581579
[v] https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DI_XvA8XoAIXdwL.jpg
[vi] https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/RisingCost/rising_cost5.php
[vii] http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060313/full/news060313-12.html
[viii] http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/hurricanes-facts-storms-weather-science/
[ix] https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00382-013-1713-0
[x] https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/sltrends/sltrends_station.shtml?stnid=8724580
[xi] http://www.reuters.com/article/us-storm-harvey-climatechange/epa-says-climate-scientists-trying-to-politicize-texas-storm-idUSKCN1B92V0

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#ClimateFacts: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas as a Category 4 Storm, one of the worst to hit the US in over a decade. Did climate change make this disaster worse?

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/archive/2017/al09/al092017.public.016.shtml
[ii] Ibid.
[iii] http://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Harvey-s-intensity-and-rainfall-potential-tied-11957010.php
[iv] http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCDAT4+shtml/241455.shtml , http://www.usclimatedata.com/climate/texas/united-states/3213
[v] https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Water/page3.php
[vi] http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060313/full/news060313-12.html
[vii] https://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/21st-century-projections-of-intense-hurricanes/
[viii] http://climateandlife.columbia.edu/2017/05/31/expect-the-wet-to-get-wetter-and-the-dry-drier/

#ClimateFacts: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas as a Category 4 Storm, one of the worst to hit the US in over a decade. Did climate change make this disaster worse?

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/archive/2017/al09/al092017.public.016.shtml
[ii] Ibid.
[iii] http://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Harvey-s-intensity-and-rainfall-potential-tied-11957010.php
[iv] http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh/MIATCDAT4+shtml/241455.shtml , http://www.usclimatedata.com/climate/texas/united-states/3213
[v] https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Water/page3.php
[vi] http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060313/full/news060313-12.html
[vii] https://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/21st-century-projections-of-intense-hurricanes/
[viii] http://climateandlife.columbia.edu/2017/05/31/expect-the-wet-to-get-wetter-and-the-dry-drier/

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#ClimateFacts: More Drought But Also More Flooding?

More flooding seems like the opposite of more drought…how can climate change be causing both? This #ClimateFacts video explains.

SOURCES:
[i] https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Water/page3.php
[ii] http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060313/full/news060313-12.html
[iii] https://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/21st-century-projections-of-intense-hurricanes/
[iv] http://soilquality.org.au/factsheets/waterlogging
[v] http://www.eartheclipse.com/environment/causes-and-effects-of-soil-erosion.html
[vi] https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Water/page3.php
[vii] Ibid.
[viii] https://blog.epa.gov/blog/2015/06/the-importance-of-snowpack/
[ix] http://climateandlife.columbia.edu/2017/05/31/expect-the-wet-to-get-wetter-and-the-dry-drier/

#ClimateFacts: More Drought But Also More Flooding?

More flooding seems like the opposite of more drought…how can climate change be causing both? This #ClimateFacts video explains.

SOURCES:
[i] https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Water/page3.php
[ii] http://www.nature.com/news/2006/060313/full/news060313-12.html
[iii] https://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/21st-century-projections-of-intense-hurricanes/
[iv] http://soilquality.org.au/factsheets/waterlogging
[v] http://www.eartheclipse.com/environment/causes-and-effects-of-soil-erosion.html
[vi] https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Water/page3.php
[vii] Ibid.
[viii] https://blog.epa.gov/blog/2015/06/the-importance-of-snowpack/
[ix] http://climateandlife.columbia.edu/2017/05/31/expect-the-wet-to-get-wetter-and-the-dry-drier/

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#ClimateFacts: Mass Extinction

Scientists predict that if global temperatures continue to rise, 1 in 6 species could actually go extinct.

#ClimateFacts: Mass Extinction

Scientists predict that if global temperatures continue to rise, 1 in 6 species could actually go extinct.

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#ClimateFacts: People Want Action

Believe it or not, climate change is actually one of the least divisive issues in America. So why is it one of the most divisive in Washington? #ClimateFacts

SOURCES:
[i] http://scholars.unh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1307&context=carsey
[ii] Ibid.
[iii] http://www.comresglobal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Global-Challenges-Foundation-Global-Risks-Survey-Data-Tables-1.pdf
[iv] Ibid.
[v] https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-climatechange-poll-idUSKBN18X198
[vi] http://closup.umich.edu/files/ieep-nsee-2017-spring-state-policies.pdf
[vii] www.apnorc.org/PDFs/EnergyClimate/Fact%20Sheets_1%20Summary_Final.pdf
[viii] http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/politics-global-warming-november-2016/2/

#ClimateFacts: People Want Action

Believe it or not, climate change is actually one of the least divisive issues in America. So why is it one of the most divisive in Washington? #ClimateFacts

SOURCES:
[i] http://scholars.unh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1307&context=carsey
[ii] Ibid.
[iii] http://www.comresglobal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Global-Challenges-Foundation-Global-Risks-Survey-Data-Tables-1.pdf
[iv] Ibid.
[v] https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-climatechange-poll-idUSKBN18X198
[vi] http://closup.umich.edu/files/ieep-nsee-2017-spring-state-policies.pdf
[vii] www.apnorc.org/PDFs/EnergyClimate/Fact%20Sheets_1%20Summary_Final.pdf
[viii] http://climatecommunication.yale.edu/publications/politics-global-warming-november-2016/2/

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#ClimateFacts: The Economy

Will fighting climate change cripple the economy? Or is the cost of climate change even higher? This video takes a look at the facts.

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.uncclearn.org/sites/default/files/inventory/who002.pdf
[ii] http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/us/drought-fells-a-texas-towns-biggest-employer.html
[iii] http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2013/20130225_laborandclimate.html
[iv] https://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/research_highlight/heat-stress-reduces-labor-capacity-under-climate-warming/
[v] https://ir.citi.com/hsq32Jl1m4aIzicMqH8sBkPnbsqfnwy4Jgb1J2kIPYWIw5eM8yD3FY9VbGpK%2Baax
[vi] Ibid.

#ClimateFacts: The Economy

Will fighting climate change cripple the economy? Or is the cost of climate change even higher? This video takes a look at the facts.

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.uncclearn.org/sites/default/files/inventory/who002.pdf
[ii] http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/us/drought-fells-a-texas-towns-biggest-employer.html
[iii] http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2013/20130225_laborandclimate.html
[iv] https://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/research_highlight/heat-stress-reduces-labor-capacity-under-climate-warming/
[v] https://ir.citi.com/hsq32Jl1m4aIzicMqH8sBkPnbsqfnwy4Jgb1J2kIPYWIw5eM8yD3FY9VbGpK%2Baax
[vi] Ibid.

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#ClimateFacts: Emissions vs. Buildup

The world has made great strides reducing CO2 emissions, but buildup in the atmosphere from past pollution already has consequences. We may have already exhausted some of Earth’s natural defenses.

#ClimateFacts: Emissions vs. Buildup

The world has made great strides reducing CO2 emissions, but buildup in the atmosphere from past pollution already has consequences. We may have already exhausted some of Earth’s natural defenses.

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#ClimateFacts: Elephants Could Go Extinct

Elephants populations are decreasing at an alarming rate, due to poaching and climate change. #ClimateFacts

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.earthlife.net/mammals/elephants.html
[ii] http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2009/08/03/elephants_fall_to_drought_in_kenya/
[iii] http://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201550
[iv] http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/08/wildlife-african-elephants-population-decrease-great-elephant-census/
[v] https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/24/african-elephants-could-be-extinct-in-wild-within-decades-say-experts

#ClimateFacts: Elephants Could Go Extinct

Elephants populations are decreasing at an alarming rate, due to poaching and climate change. #ClimateFacts

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.earthlife.net/mammals/elephants.html
[ii] http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2009/08/03/elephants_fall_to_drought_in_kenya/
[iii] http://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201550
[iv] http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/08/wildlife-african-elephants-population-decrease-great-elephant-census/
[v] https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/24/african-elephants-could-be-extinct-in-wild-within-decades-say-experts

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#ClimateFacts: Melting Ice

On July 12, 2017 the world learned that a trillion ton iceberg broke away from Antartica. This particular break might not have been caused by climate change, but that doesn’t mean melting ice in Antartica is nothing to worry about. #ClimateFacts

SOURCES:
[i] https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/climate/antarctica-rift-update.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news
[ii] http://www.dw.com/en/polar-ice-sheets-melting-faster-than-ever/a-16432199
[iii] http://www.the-cryosphere.net/8/1539/2014/tc-8-1539-2014.pdf
[iv] email correspondence with Dr. Marco Tedesco
[v] https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/quickfacts/icesheets.html
[vi] https://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/antarctic_ice_sheet.htm
[vii] https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/quickfacts/icesheets.html

#ClimateFacts: Melting Ice

On July 12, 2017 the world learned that a trillion ton iceberg broke away from Antartica. This particular break might not have been caused by climate change, but that doesn’t mean melting ice in Antartica is nothing to worry about. #ClimateFacts

SOURCES:
[i] https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/09/climate/antarctica-rift-update.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news
[ii] http://www.dw.com/en/polar-ice-sheets-melting-faster-than-ever/a-16432199
[iii] http://www.the-cryosphere.net/8/1539/2014/tc-8-1539-2014.pdf
[iv] email correspondence with Dr. Marco Tedesco
[v] https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/quickfacts/icesheets.html
[vi] https://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/antarctic_ice_sheet.htm
[vii] https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/quickfacts/icesheets.html

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#ClimateFacts: Deadly Heatwaves

If it’s too hot to work outside, how do we stay productive as a society?

SOURCES:
[i] http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/heatwaves-climate-change-global-warming/
[ii] http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631069107003770?via%3Dihub
[iii] http://www.pnas.org/content/109/37/E2415.full.pdf
[iv] http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/03/AR2006080301489.html
[v] http://www.popsci.com/extreme-heat-waves-could-become-annual-events-by-2075
[vi] https://riskybusiness.org/report/national/
[vii] Ibid.

#ClimateFacts: Deadly Heatwaves

If it’s too hot to work outside, how do we stay productive as a society?

SOURCES:
[i] http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/heatwaves-climate-change-global-warming/
[ii] http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1631069107003770?via%3Dihub
[iii] http://www.pnas.org/content/109/37/E2415.full.pdf
[iv] http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/03/AR2006080301489.html
[v] http://www.popsci.com/extreme-heat-waves-could-become-annual-events-by-2075
[vi] https://riskybusiness.org/report/national/
[vii] Ibid.

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#ClimateFacts: Miami Underwater

How will climate change affect Miami? This one minute video takes a look.

#ClimateFacts: Miami Underwater

How will climate change affect Miami? This one minute video takes a look.

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#ClimateFacts: Worse Wildfires

Wildfires are burning bigger, hotter and longer due to climate change.

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.climatecentral.org/wgts/wildfires/Wildfires2012.pdf
[ii] http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2006/07/06/science.1128834?explicitversion=true
[iii] http://www.ltrr.arizona.edu/~tswetnam/tws-pdf/AllenEtal-EApaper.pdf
[iv] https://grist.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/gude_manuscript_4-24-09_color.pdf; https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/green/news/2009/09/01/6643/what-a-1-degree-temperature-increase-means-for-wildfires/
[v] https://www.usda.gov/oce/climate_change/effects_2012/FS_Climate1114%20opt.pdf; https://thinkprogress.org/climate-change-will-double-area-burned-in-u-s-wildfires-by-2050-report-warns-d49d7d0a5de7#.wbz80zg4b
[vi] https://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1104422/
[vii] http://www.pnas.org/content/107/50/21256.full; Thomas Swetnam

#ClimateFacts: Worse Wildfires

Wildfires are burning bigger, hotter and longer due to climate change.

SOURCES:
[i] http://www.climatecentral.org/wgts/wildfires/Wildfires2012.pdf
[ii] http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2006/07/06/science.1128834?explicitversion=true
[iii] http://www.ltrr.arizona.edu/~tswetnam/tws-pdf/AllenEtal-EApaper.pdf
[iv] https://grist.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/gude_manuscript_4-24-09_color.pdf; https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/green/news/2009/09/01/6643/what-a-1-degree-temperature-increase-means-for-wildfires/
[v] https://www.usda.gov/oce/climate_change/effects_2012/FS_Climate1114%20opt.pdf; https://thinkprogress.org/climate-change-will-double-area-burned-in-u-s-wildfires-by-2050-report-warns-d49d7d0a5de7#.wbz80zg4b
[vi] https://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1104422/
[vii] http://www.pnas.org/content/107/50/21256.full; Thomas Swetnam

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#ClimateFacts: The World’s Biggest Polluters

Who are the biggest polluters in the world? In 2006, China became the world’s largest greenhouse gas polluter. But a closer look at the numbers tells a more complicated story.

#ClimateFacts: The World’s Biggest Polluters

Who are the biggest polluters in the world? In 2006, China became the world’s largest greenhouse gas polluter. But a closer look at the numbers tells a more complicated story.

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#ClimateFacts: Bipartisan Efforts

If we hope to tackle climate change head on, we need to do it together. Meet Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), the amazing group of volunteers committed to uniting Republicans and Democrats in Congress. They’ve helped form the Climate Solutions Caucus to come up with bipartisan solutions.

#ClimateFacts: Bipartisan Efforts

If we hope to tackle climate change head on, we need to do it together. Meet Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), the amazing group of volunteers committed to uniting Republicans and Democrats in Congress. They’ve helped form the Climate Solutions Caucus to come up with bipartisan solutions.

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#ClimateFacts: Attack of the Bark Beetles

Warmer winters mean more bark beetles. Bark beetles kill trees. These dead trees serve as kindling for wildfires and release stored carbon, speeding up climate change and leading to warmer winters.

These warmer winters lead to more bark beetles, and the cycle continues, unless we stop it.

#ClimateFacts: Attack of the Bark Beetles

Warmer winters mean more bark beetles. Bark beetles kill trees. These dead trees serve as kindling for wildfires and release stored carbon, speeding up climate change and leading to warmer winters.

These warmer winters lead to more bark beetles, and the cycle continues, unless we stop it.

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#ClimateFacts: More Destructive Storms

Sea level rise makes storms more destructive. See how just one foot made Hurricane Sandy much worse.

#ClimateFacts: More Destructive Storms

Sea level rise makes storms more destructive. See how just one foot made Hurricane Sandy much worse.

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#ClimateFacts: Syria’s Drought

The Syrian Civil War was preceded by a 5 year drought. The worst in Syria’s modern history, over 1 million were displaced. As farms failed an unemployed families crowded into the cities, an already unstable nation was pushed to the brink.

Sources:
[1] http://bit.ly/2qQZVUn
[2] http://www.irinnews.org/report/87165/syria-drought-response-faces-funding-shortfall
[3] http://www.irinnews.org/report/85963/syria-drought-driving-farmers-to-the-cities
[4] http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/20111027_drought.html
[5] http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/images/hoerlingetalfig1b.jpg
[6] http://www.ciesin.columbia.edu/pdf/waterconflict.pdf

#ClimateFacts: Syria’s Drought

The Syrian Civil War was preceded by a 5 year drought. The worst in Syria’s modern history, over 1 million were displaced. As farms failed an unemployed families crowded into the cities, an already unstable nation was pushed to the brink.

Sources:
[1] http://bit.ly/2qQZVUn
[2] http://www.irinnews.org/report/87165/syria-drought-response-faces-funding-shortfall
[3] http://www.irinnews.org/report/85963/syria-drought-driving-farmers-to-the-cities
[4] http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/20111027_drought.html
[5] http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2011/images/hoerlingetalfig1b.jpg
[6] http://www.ciesin.columbia.edu/pdf/waterconflict.pdf

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#ClimateFacts: Coral Reefs

Climate change is making the world’s oceans warmer and more acidic. This is devastating coral reefs and the half a BILLION people who depend on them.

Sources:
[i] http://www.icriforum.org/sites/default/files/GCRMN_Status_Coral_Reefs_2008.pdf
[ii] http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/acidification.html; http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/CarbonCycle/page5.php?src=share
[iii] http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/arep/gaw/ghg/documents/GHG_Bulletin_10_Nov2014_EN.pdf
[iv] http://www.wri.org/sites/default/files/pdf/reefs_at_risk_revisited.pdf
[v] http://www.interacademies.net/File.aspx?id=9075

#ClimateFacts: Coral Reefs

Climate change is making the world’s oceans warmer and more acidic. This is devastating coral reefs and the half a BILLION people who depend on them.

Sources:
[i] http://www.icriforum.org/sites/default/files/GCRMN_Status_Coral_Reefs_2008.pdf
[ii] http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/acidification.html; http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/CarbonCycle/page5.php?src=share
[iii] http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/arep/gaw/ghg/documents/GHG_Bulletin_10_Nov2014_EN.pdf
[iv] http://www.wri.org/sites/default/files/pdf/reefs_at_risk_revisited.pdf
[v] http://www.interacademies.net/File.aspx?id=9075

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#ClimateFacts: Hotter Temperatures and Forced Migration

If global temperatures increase by 4ºC by 2100, 44% of the all cropland will be affected by drought.

Sources:
[1] http://www.anacim.sn/meteorologie/changements-climatiques/
[2] http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/865571468149107611/pdf/NonAsciiFileName0.pdf
[3] http://www.internal-displacement.org/assets/library/Media/201507-globalEstimates-2015/20150713-global-estimates-2015-en-v1.pdf
[4] http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/csd/csd16/rim/eca_bg3.pdf, https://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=isbn:0128013532
[5] http://science.sciencemag.org/content/323/5911/240

#ClimateFacts: Hotter Temperatures and Forced Migration

If global temperatures increase by 4ºC by 2100, 44% of the all cropland will be affected by drought.

Sources:
[1] http://www.anacim.sn/meteorologie/changements-climatiques/
[2] http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/865571468149107611/pdf/NonAsciiFileName0.pdf
[3] http://www.internal-displacement.org/assets/library/Media/201507-globalEstimates-2015/20150713-global-estimates-2015-en-v1.pdf
[4] http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/csd/csd16/rim/eca_bg3.pdf, https://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=isbn:0128013532
[5] http://science.sciencemag.org/content/323/5911/240