Climate News 2020

Poster Rolling coverage of climate news in 2020: Features Bushfires in Australia (2020) Stemming the Tide: Global Strategies for Sustaining Cultural Heritage through Climate Change Headlines https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/06/finland-where-business-begs-government-to-go-climate-neutral-122385 https://www.cbsnews.com/news/climate-change-myths-what-science-really-says Embedded Tweets #ClimateSTT @VSHerrmann reminding us all of cultural community pic.twitter.com/xY0Q6HueOM — Sarah Sutton (@greenmuseum) March 5, 2020 Climate change threatens the beautiful and beloved monarch butterfly: …

Climate COP

Logo The United Nations Climate Change Conferences are yearly conferences held in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). They serve as the formal meeting of the UNFCCC Parties (Conference of the Parties, COP) to assess progress in dealing with climate change, and beginning in the mid-1990s, to negotiate the …

Carbon Footprint

Buzzwords Carbon Footprint = the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, business … Translating: What is the carbon footprint of global tourism? (double check translations!) Spanish: ¿Cuál es la huella de carbono del turismo global? French: Quelle est l’empreinte carbone …

Climate Links

Photo: Badlands Links related to climate and climate change presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Was Global Warming Data ‘Faked’ to ‘Fit Climate Change Fictions’? – Snopes 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 …

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 …

Climate COP 25

Postcard: Madrid 2019’s Climate COP 25 took place December 2-13 in Madrid, Spain. Hashtags: #COP25 #ClimateChange #ClimateVoter #TimeForAction This page links to the headlines, key links, analysis, and embedded tweets from Cop25. As with Planeta.com coverage of other events, we look at the substance and the format, asking how to engage locals and remote participants. …

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 …

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Logo Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – ipcc.ch – is the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988 to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments concerning climate change, its implications and potential …

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 Headlines How do tribal …

Climate Heritage Network Launch

Poster The Climate Heritage Network Global Launch was a two-day program (October 24-25) devoted to urgently mobilizing the cultural heritage sector for climate action across the globe. The program served as a key catalyst for accelerating the ambition of culture and heritage actors to help the communities they work in to deliver on ambitions of …