Climate Action Summit

Photo: Joshua Trees Announcement: Climate Action Summit takes place September 21 – 23, 2019 in New York City. Key Links unenvironment.org/events/summit/climate-action-summit-2019 un.org/en/climatechange/index.shtml Questions Do events have livestreaming and recorded video? Is there a directory of participants? What are the relevant hashtags? Official Spin To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on …

Climate Strike

Buzzwords September 20, Global Climate Strike events are taking place around the world. Key Links https://globalclimatestrike.net https://www.schoolstrike4climate.com/sept20 @StrikeClimate Questions What is the role of the 2019 climate strike in political action? Headlines https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/09/21/global-climate-strike-estimates-crowd-size-millions-worldwide/2401672001/ Action around the planet Why Nevada needs the climate strike walkouts-planned-across-las-vegas-as-part-of-global-climate-strike Greta Thunberg to lead youth climate strike in 150 countries on …

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 …

Climate News 2019

Poster Rolling coverage of climate news in 2019: Upcoming Event The UN Climate Action Summit will take place in New York City on September 23, 2019 to increase ambition and accelerate action on the global climate emergency and support the rapid implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Climate Action Summit 2019 Headlines How do …

Climate Emergency

Buzzwords Climate Emergency = Also see: climate crisis Headlines https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/14/pope-francis-declares-climate-emergency-and-urges-action Embedded Tweets 407, and rising: The basics of the climate emergency https://t.co/sF39W6juPi via @NZSTUFF — teanau tuiono (@teanau_tuiono) July 17, 2019 Planeta.com Climate Crisis Changing Climate Climate Links Emergency

Icons at Risk: Climate Change Threatening Australian Tourism

Climate Council Report Cover Readings Icons at Risk: Climate Change Threatening Australian Tourism (PDF) Key Findings Climate change poses a significant threat to many of Australia’s iconic natural areas that underpin our tourism industry. ›The United Nations has identified the Australia/New Zealand region as one of five Climate Change Vulnerable Hotspots for the global tourism …

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 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 …

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 …