Climate Strike

Buzzwords September 20, Global Climate Strike events are taking place around the world. Key Links globalclimatestrike.net schoolstrike4climate.com/sept20 @StrikeClimate Questions What is the role of the 2019 climate strike in political action? Headlines 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 Friday …

Climate Action Summit

Photo: Joshua Trees Announcement: Climate Action Summit took place September 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 Change, …

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 In the #WTMRT blog today Jeremy Smith asks 'Should Tourism Declare a Climate Emergency?' Read the blog and let us know your thoughts >> …

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 …

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 …