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As World Warms, Vegetation Changes May Influence Extreme Weather
Abstract: This is believed to be the first study to indicate that as vegetation responds to climate change, those changes in ground cover may affect where and how often extreme weather events occur.
Source: Purdue University
URL: http://news.uns.purdue.edu/UNS/html4ever/2005/050509.Diffenb
augh.veg.html

Avoided Emissions from Organic Waste Disposal Offset Project Protocol
Abstract: outlines the process and requirements for Project Proponents to register greenhouse gas emission reductions resulting from voluntarily avoiding emissions from organic waste in landfills
Source: Chicago Climate Exchange
URL: https://www.theice.com/ccx.jhtml

Feedback Loops In Global Climate Change Point To A Very Hot 21st Century
Abstract: Studies have shown that global climate change can set-off positive feedback loops in nature which amplify warming and cooling trends.
Source: Science Daily
URL: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/05/060522151248.ht
m

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Forest and Agricultural Lands: Reducing Emissions
Abstract: Article discusses GHGs relating to agricultural activities and land use.
Source: University of Florida IFAS description
URL: http://edistt.ifas.ufl.edu/ae443

Human Health (Climate Institute Core Issues)
Abstract: Researchers have found a close link between local climate and the occurrence or severity of some diseases and other threats to human health.
Source: Climate Institute
URL: http://www.climate.org/topics/health.html

The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health
Abstract: The core concern is succinctly stated: climate change endangers health in fundamental ways.
Source: World Health Organization
URL: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2008/s05/en/i
ndex.html

 


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