Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures: A Conference on Climate Change

Conference poster Livestreaming today (May 8, 2019) Kudos to the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies for livestreaming Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures: A Conference on Climate Change. Hashtags: #DRCLASxAMAZONIA #OurPlanetaryFutures Key Links Conference Event Page Conference Program (PDF) Facebook Videos Background Climate change is one of the most important long-term threats for the …

Disappearing World Heritage Glaciers as a Keystone of Nature Conservation in a Changing Climate

Photo: Pierre Galland, Xinjiang Tianshan New publication: Disappearing World Heritage Glaciers as a Keystone of Nature Conservation in a Changing Climate Key Links https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2018EF001139 https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1029/2018EF001139 (PDF) The World Heritage convention aims at protecting the Earth’s outmost assets and commits humanity to transmit them to future generations. However, many World Heritage sites are affected by anthropogenic …

Climate News 2019

Photo April 30 Covering Climate Now Hashtag: #CoveringClimateNow @CJR @Columbia @thenation Looking forward to sharing ideas from this article about how the US media can do (much) better covering climate change at our April 30 conference at Columbia Journalism School #CoveringClimateNow https://t.co/N3GbYvcBl4 — Mark Hertsgaard (@markhertsgaard) April 22, 2019 "The media are complacent while the …

Climate Links

Photo: Badlands Links related to climate and climate change presented in somewhat random fashion: 2019 Climate News 2019 Headlines Billionaires back Canadian company to build first ‘negative emissions’ plant – National Post Climate change in Nevada can be stopped with our help UN’s flagship green finance fund fights to regain credibility – Financial Times How …

Greta Thunberg

Twitter Avatar April 2019 Every time we make a decision we should ask ourselves; how will this decision affect that curve? We should no longer measure our wealth and success in the graph that shows economic growth, but in the curve that shows the emissions of greenhouse gases. We should no longer only ask: “Have …

Civil Cafe: Pricing Carbon

Buzzwords The bulk of Hawaii’s emissions come from the electricity and transportation sectors — driving, flying and shipping in goods and tourists from thousands of miles away. Civil Beat partnered with the Sustainability Business Forum to bring a Civil Cafe panel discussion on pricing carbon emissions. The discussion was moderated by Civil Beat’s politics and …

Changing Climate

Photo What’s the story about climate change? What about ‘story’ — what have we missed in not making it more relevant? We look behind the headlines and suss out what’s happening around the world regarding our changing climate. Our view: human contribution is climate change is real and we have to find ways toward clean energy. Questions …

Saleemul Huq

Twitter Avatar Elsewhere on the Web Saleemul Huq is the Director of @ICCCAD and Senior Fellow, @IIED Works on adaptation to climate change Twitter @SaleemulHuq Tweets by SaleemulHuq Wikipedia Saleemul Huq Planeta.com Changing Climate Climate Links International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Twitter Faves

Bering Strait

Photo: European Space Agency The Bering Strait is a sea passage that separates Russia and Alaska. It is usually covered with sea ice at this time of year – but as this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission on March 7 2019 shows, it is virtually ice-free. The Bering Strait is a narrow passage …

Low Carbon

Low-Carbon and Loving It: Adventures in sustainable living – from the streets of India to middle class Australia Recommended Listening Living the low carbon life in India Videos Elsewhere on the Web https://www.smh.com.au/national/a-real-riches-to-rags-story-20090227-8kd9.html Planeta.com Carbon Changing Climate New Titles