Green New Deal

Buzzwords Green New Deal = a proposed economic stimulus program in the United States that aims to address both economic inequality and climate change Key Links Resolution 109 Recommended Listening Thursday, March 14, 2019 – What’s in the Green New Deal for Native nations? Videos Headlines What’s actually in the Green New Deal How Alexandria …

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 23 September 2019 to increase ambition and accelerate action on the global climate emergency and support the rapid implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Headlines How do tribal nations’ treaties figure …

Climate Crisis

Buzzwords Climate Crisis = the adverse affects of global climatic changes Elsewhere on the Web Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment Embedded Tweets "Our climate crisis is here and now, and we need global, urgent and transformative actions to address what is increasingly destructive and deadly." pic.twitter.com/0E9KVGqjOl — Patagonia …

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 …

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 …

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 …

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Elsewhere on the Web Toward a Climate-Smart Nation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – noaa.gov which understands and predicts changes in the Earth’s environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and conserves and manages our coastal and marine resources. Key Links noaa.gov Facebook Features Are record snowstorms …

Climate #COP24

Poster The UN climate summits, the COP (Conference of the Parties) are global events, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. This year Katowice, Poland hosted the event, Climate #COP24. Key Links https://unfccc.int/katowice https://www.facebook.com/UNclimatechange https://unfccc-cop24.streamworld.de Questions Will the conference and side events have livestreaming and archived video? Will press conferences be …