Paris Agreement

Buzzwords Key Links http://www.cop21.gouv.fr – http://www.cop21.gouv.fr/tweetwall http://newsroom.unfccc.int http://newsroom.unfccc.int/cop21parisinformationhub French English Information Hub Carbon Footprint Spanish Livestreaming Video http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21 http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/plenary-1 http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/plenary-2 http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/press-room-1 http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/press-room-2 http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/press-room-3 On Demand Video http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/events Essay Given the transformation needed, #COP21 is a wakeup call to improve our understanding through more engaged communication. Mainstream press and TV coverage will neither improve in quantity …

Heat Wave

Buzzwords Heat Wave = occurs when the daily maximum temperature of more than five consecutive days exceeds the average maximum temperature by 5 °C (9 °F), the normal period being 1961–1990. Headlines https://qz.com/1349882/drought-wildfires-and-flood-images-from-the-uk-japan-and-the-arctic Wikipedia Heat wave Planeta.com Extreme Heat Heat Dome Record Breaking Temperature Changing Climate

Banking on Climate Change

New report: Banking on Climate Change. Rainforest Action Network’s ninth annual fossil fuel finance report card shows how big banks continue to fund the climate crisis Key Links https://www.ran.org/bankingonclimatechange2018 Banking on Climate Change (PDF) Press Release: SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2018 — A report released today by Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Indigenous Environmental Network, Oil …

Extreme Events

Buzzwords Extreme Events = Lying in the outermost (“most unusual”) 10 percent of a place’s history Also see: Extreme Heat Events = Sustained periods of abnormally and uncomfortably hot, and often humid, weather. NOAA https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-information/extreme-events https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/advancing-study-extreme-events Observing Mother Nature CEC http://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/monitoring-health-impacts-extreme-heat-events http://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/helping-north-america-communities-adapt-climate-change-pilot-syndromic-surveillance-system-extreme-heat-events https://www.cdc.gov/climateandhealth/pubs/ClimateChangeandExtremeHeatEvents.pdf Headlines https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/extreme-events-virtually-impossible-without-warming Planeta.com Health Changing Climate Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and …

Warming Stripes

Buzzwords Warming Stripes = Visualization of climate change Hashtag: #WarmingStripes Climate Lab: Climate change is a complex global issue, requiring simple communication about its effects at the local scale. This set of visualisations highlight how we have witnessed temperatures change across the globe over the past century or more. The colour of each stripe represents …

Biodiversity and climate change: Contributions from science to policy for sustainable development

THE LIMA DECLARATION ON BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE: Contributions from Science to Policy for Sustainable Development, CBD Technical Series No.89 A joint publication by CBD, GIZ – Pro Ambiente, and IAI. Download https://www.cbd.int/doc/publications/cbd-ts-89-en.pdf Biodiversity and climate change: Contributions from science to policy for sustainable development Table of Contents THE FRAMEWORK Biodiversity and climate change. David Cooper …

Cultures Under Water

Archives of the livestreaming videos from Tempe, Arizona – Cultures Under Water – climate impacts on tribal cultural heritage Key Links https://law.asu.edu/content/cultures-under-water-climate-impacts-tribal-cultural-heritage Extreme weather and climate events have increased over the past 50 years and Indigenous people are among the most vulnerable to the adverse effects because they are often inextricably tied to their land. …

Global Warming

Buzzwords Global Warming = a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth’s atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants Embedded Tweets January 2020 was Earth's warmest on record 🌎🔥 January 2020 was the planet's hottest January in the NOAA global temperature dataset …

Climate COP23

Hashtags The 2017 UN Climate Change Conference took place November 6-17 at the WorldConference Centre in Bonn, Germany The conference, officially referred as COP 23/ CMP 13/ CMA 1-2, is hosted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and presided over by Fiji. The UNFCCC secretariat and the Government of Fiji are closely working with …