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ABOUT THIS TOPIC - Please post the headlines of recommended reading and timely news items with specific links in this topic. Please keep messages brief (preferably less than 2 paragraphs).

Selected items will be featured on the Climate Guide page on Planeta.com
http://www.planeta.com/ecotravel/resources/climate.html

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REFERENCES

Tourism and Climate Change
http://www.planeta.com/climate.html

Climate - Planeta Wiki
http://planeta.wikispaces.com/climate

Climate News
http://del.icio.us/ronmader/climatechange

Google
http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&q=climate
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BBC and New Scientist

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Climate Change - BBC
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/natu ... efault.stm

Climate change: A guide for the perplexed - NewScientist.com
http://environment.newscientist.com/cha ... th/dn11462
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Tourism and Climate Change

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Updating Planeta.com feature Tourism and Climate Change
http://www.planeta.com/ecotravel/tour/c ... hange.html

Tourism and Climate Change - Art
http://www.flickr.com/photos/planeta/2149271792

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Planeta.com Teams Up with Tourism Educators Conference

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Planeta.com Teams Up with Tourism Educators Conference
http://www.planeta.com/planeta/08/0803canada.html

The 15th annual Tourism Educators Conference brings together leaders from the tourism industry and education. The event takes place May 8-10 in Whistler, British Columbia. The conference theme is Taking Action - Global Climate Change and Tourism/Hospitality Education. The conference is organized by the British Columbia Centre for Tourism Leadership and Innovation (BCTLI), which hosts the Tourism Online Resource Centre.

A flyer is available online in PDF format
http://www.bctli.ca/UserFiles/File/TEC/ ... FINALb.pdf

Planeta.com is proud to be a partner of the 2008 Tourism Educators Conference. "We wish the participants the very best," said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. "We invite those in charge of the event --
http://www.bctli.ca/main/?TEC -- to update the Wiki Event Guide --
http://planeta.wikispaces.com/tourismed ... conference -- before, during and after the event. We also encourage all of the participants to use Web 2.0 technologies including Flickr and YouTube to document the discussion. The conference agenda addresses critical topics which deserve to be discussed and acted upon in a timely manner."

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Green roofs in Australia

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Green roofs - Bush Telegraph
http://www.abc.net.au/rural/telegraph/c ... 171598.htm
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/ ... 080225.mp3

Brisbane world first: addressing climate change through urban agriculture and green roofs
http://greenroofs.wordpress.com/2007/05 ... een-roofs/

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Hillary Institute (New Zealand)

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Hillary Institute announces Climate Change Solutions as Leadership topic for 2008-12
http://www.hillaryinstitute.org.nz

[quote]The Hillary Institute of International Leadership, launched in Jan 2007, in Antarctica with its name-sake Sir Edmund Hillary and patron, Prime Minister Helen Clark, was scheduled to announce its initial leadership topic exactly one year on, Jan 22nd 2008.


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USA News

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Lieberman, Warner Welcome EPA Findings that Climate Bill Gains Strong Results, Manageable Costs
http://lieberman.senate.gov/newsroom/re ... ?id=294865

Climate Change - Climate Economics
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/econom ... lyses.html

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USA Government Hearing

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Select Committee Hearing to Examine Aviation

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Mexico

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Estrategia Nacional de Cambio Clim

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climate change in australia

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Climate change in Australia: technical report 2007
This report was developed by CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology through the Australian Climate Change Science Program. (148 pages)
www.csiro.au/resources/ps3j6.html

www.csiro.au

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Australia

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Ross Garnaut on the costs and benefits of climate change mitigation - The Monthly
http://www.themonthly.com.au/tm/node/1043

Ross Garnaut presents key findings of the Garnaut Climate Change Review (commissioned by the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments), which examines the impacts, challenges and opportunities of climate change for Australia.

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Recommended listening

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How to decarbonize the world - Ideas
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ideas/idea ... ne-048.mp3

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Al Gore: New thinking on the climate crisis

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Al Gore: New thinking on the climate crisis - TED Video
http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/al_g ... risis.html

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Tourism and Climate Change - Slideshare

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Tourism and Climate Change - Slideshare
http://www.slideshare.net/planeta/clima ... ion-732903

This review is being edited for upcoming presentations reviewing global initiatives in the realm of tourism and climate change. Please consider this is a working draft with examples of tourism and climate change work in Australia, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and the United States. We will be adding news from China, Ecuador and England.

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