Censorship on Climate Change

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Censorship on Climate Change. Denial Whatever you choose to call it – climate change or global warming – it’s a hot-button issue as divisive and discordant in its arena (e.g., Tagged: climate change , ecofriendly , G.

Climate Change and Birds

10,000 Birds

When climate changes, causing habitats to move, birds can get up and fly away to a new habitat, so really, they’ll be fine. I’ve been working on climate change lately (not causing it, but reading and writing about it) and birds have come up in a few places.

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Polar Vortex ? Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

this week has generated a lot of questions about climate change. Does the polar vortex disprove the theory of climate change? However, it does highlight the important distinction between weather and climate. The impacts of climate change will be felt by everyone.

Migration in Motion: Visualizing Species Movements Due to Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

As climate change alters 
habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will
 animals move to survive?
 As part of that study, scientists modeled the distribution and habitat needs of 2,903 vertebrate species in the Western hemisphere against land use and projected climate patterns.

The human/climate change connection: two approaches, same story

Environmental Economics

What is the connection between humans and temperature changes over time? 

Free Webinar on Climate Change Solutions

Green (Living) Review

Gaia Education are holding a free webinar on climate change solutions. Their next project is to launch a series of free webinars with the first one exploring Climate Change Solutions.

Water and Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

Representatives of the more than 150 countries meeting in New York on April 22 for the symbolic signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change can justly celebrate a historic moment. Agricultural losses, vegetation change and species extinction will result, the World Bank warns.

An Environmentalist Goes to Alabama to Talk About Climate Change—Find Out What Happens Next

Conservancy Talk

commitments under the recent Paris climate agreement. But one message seems clear to me – we’d better get to work building a majority coalition that will support legislatively driven climate policy. Climate change also poses significant economic risks to the U.S.

System change not climate change

Green (Living) Review

While “personal solutions” have some effect, even the smallest things, but they will not really change anything unless we are, all together, prepared to change the system. But less than hundred years later the Vikings seem to have abandoned Greenland for climatic reasons.

Climate Change and Birds

10,000 Birds

I write a lot about climate change on my other blog , and so I don’t really feel a strong need to touch on this topic very often here. But when you think about it, climate change might be more important to the people who read 10,000 Birds than a lot of other groups of people. People like to deny the reality of climate change, but it is real, and sea level rise is part of that. Climate change is the biggest threat to migratory birds this century.

Donald Trump Is "Not a Big Believer" in Climate Change

Mother Jones

In many cases, he just immediately changed the subject rather than respond to the actual questions. One exception, where he actually did answer to the question asked of him, was the following exchange about climate change. Naturally, Trump also doesn't view climate change as a national security threat. HIATT: Last one: You think climate change is a real thing? Is there human-caused climate change? That's—that is climate change.

The Incredible Shrinking Bison, an Unexpected Impact of Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

Here’s a climate change impact you probably never considered: bison diets. As the climate warms, bison in North America are likely to shrink , as documented in research published by Joseph Craine and colleagues. Climate Change and the Future of Bison.

This Video by a woman who works for NASA flipped my perspective on Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

“Can you imagine if all of us NASA people just sat around going ‘Ah, that’s too hard,’ every time some ginormous obstacle happened?”.

"How Coastal Cities Are Preparing For Climate Change"

Environmental Economics

Galveston, TX : All set to rebuild coastal levees with government funding the moment Congress gets around to admitting climate change is real. With zero chance of a carbon tax in the U.S.

How California Uses Forests—and Economic Forces—to Fight Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

Louis Blumberg directs The Nature Conservancy’s California Climate Change Program. It’s easy sometimes to get frustrated about climate progress, even after the historic and ambitious Paris agreement in December.

Becoming a Witness to Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

For years, I have understood the causes and consequences of climate change – intellectually at least – yet something always nagged at me. Like so many other things that we take on faith or on professional credentials, sometimes talking about climate change felt more ritual than real.

We Applaud Proposed Conservative Case for Addressing Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

We should all welcome the carbon dividend proposal announced by the Climate Leadership Council today. One way we can put out the welcome mat is by reexamining our insistence on implementation of the Clean Power Plan as the Climate Leadership Council suggests.

Climate Change, Health, and Population Dynamics: A View from Tanzania

Nature Conservancy - Science

As people around the world celebrate the remarkable Paris Agreement to address climate change , there’s a genuine opportunity for countries to act on their financial pledges to help the world adapt to climate change – especially people in developing countries who are most vulnerable.

Pope Francis’ Climate Change Talking Points

Sightline Daily

And he’s talking about climate change—a lot. But Francis is taking on climate change specifically, he’s talking about it in powerful new ways, and he’s going to great lengths to deliver his message far beyond the Catholic Church. Climate & Energy

Obama Kickstarts Action on Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

” With those words this afternoon, President Obama took an important step toward turning his pledges on climate change into reality. February’s State of the Union address put climate change back on the national agenda.

What’s Your Climate Change Elevator Pitch?

Sightline Daily

The clever folks over at Climate Denial Crock of the Week (that’s Peter Sinclair) and Skeptical Science (John Cook) were in San Fran back in December, interviewing scientists, when they had the brilliant idea to ask each one to give their best climate change “elevator pitch.”

Communicating Climate Change and the Scientific Delusional Disorder

Nature Conservancy - Science

In a New York Times op-ed piece this past Saturday, Naomi Oreskes articulates very well the implications of this communications problem for action on climate change. As a scientist, I must remind you that we cannot say for sure if humans are causing a global climate change catastrophe.

How Yoga can Reverse Climate Change. Really!

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Yoga Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today asana climate change green niyama pranayama ScienceWe simply don’t have time to rely on governments or institutions to take actions on our behalf or to encourage everyone to.

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What's wrong with climate change economics?

Environmental Economics

As I wrote, Nordhaus’s blunt piece — “ Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are Wrong ” – is worth reading because, like most mainstream climate economists, he is no climate hawk. A key reason for that, I believe, is a chronic low-balling of future temperature rise and hence future climate impacts and hence future climate damages by the mainstream economic profession. delete rant about economists ignoring more recent climate science].

Warning: This Picture May Cause Climate Change

Green Prophet

A quiet little technology blog called Upworthy just posted a pie chart that, despite the solid pedigree of its source data, is likely to provoke debate so heated it may accelerate climate change. Climate Climate Change Climate science

Desmond Tutu: “climate change is our global enemy”

Green Prophet

Nobel Prize-winning retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, long-time environmental advocate, just released a powerful video urging world leaders arriving in New York City for this year’s UN Climate Summit to “move beyond the fossil fuel era.”. We can stop climate change.

The Sound of Skeptics: Parody to Highlight the Nonsense of Climate Change Naysayers. {Video}

Elephant Journal

This parody soley reflects the opinions of the parody writer and performer, even if 97% of climate scientists are in consensus about them.

Thou Shalt Not Destroy the Earth: Pope Francis & Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only Catholic Church climate change eco encyclical environment global warming god health life politics Pope Francis the earth the pope“We need to care for the earth so that it may continue, as God willed, to be a source of life for the entire human family.” ~ Pope Francis.

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New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. → Environment , Politics , Science , The Climate Desk , Top Stories. New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary. Skip to Navigation.

35,000 Walruses Forced Ashore Linked to Climate Change

Eccorazzi

A massive congregation of Pacific walruses are being forced to haul out on a beach in northwest Alaska, thanks to climate change. Read More The post 35,000 Walruses Forced Ashore Linked to Climate Change appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Climate change disasters doubled – eating up world’s food security

Green Prophet

Worldwide, between 2003 and 2013 – the period analyzed in the study – the average annual number of disasters caused by all types of natural hazards, including climate-related events, almost doubled since the 1980s. Cities Climate Change smallholder farmer UN

Will COP 21 finally deal with climate change ?

Green Prophet

This year’s Conference of the Parties, known as COP21, may turn out to be the one that finally addresses the ravages of human caused climate change. years; and require heavy investments in infrastructure changes to renewable energy. to reverse the ravages of climate change?

Climate Change in Plain Language

Sightline Daily

Sometimes those of us who are very deeply immersed in climate communications become so focused on crafting messages that effectively convey certain complex issues, ideas, and policy measures that we forget some of the most fundamental communications rules. Climate & Energy

How Climate Change is Destroying the Earth. {Infographic} ~ Living Green Magazine

Elephant Journal

Since the Industrial Revolution, carbon dioxide levels increased 38 percent because of humans, methane levels have increased 148 percent, nitrous oxide is up more than 15 percent and the list goes on and on.

Study Finds Emperor Penguins Are Adapting to Climate Change

Eccorazzi

A study published in the journal Ecography suggests emperor penguins may adapt better to the effects of climate change than researchers previously believed. Read More The post Study Finds Emperor Penguins Are Adapting to Climate Change appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Channeling Churchill on Climate Change

Sightline Daily

Photo Credit: zugaldia via Compfight cc Winston Churchill was “lucky” enough to live during a period of history when the enemies of freedom, justice, peace, and stability were recognizable villains with armies and mustaches.The existential threat posed by climate change is far more abstract.

Climate change likely fuelled the Syrian conflict, study claims

Green Blog

A study, published earlier this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , has linked a severe drought that helped fuel the Syrian conflict to climate change.

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Holoscenes incites flood of reaction to climate change

Green Prophet

Holoscenes is a public art and performance installation that is a visual response to climate change. It’s performance art that viscerally connects the long-term patterns of climate change to our everyday lives.

Win a Climate Change Summer Camp in Jordan

Green Prophet

A free, two week summer camp on climate change at the end of the summer, in Jordan. Workers in NGOs and civil society organizations, activists, young professionals, post-grads and researchers active in the fields of climate, gender and environment are urged to apply.

U.S. Military Leaders Speak Up on Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society climate change environment global warming politics President US militaryNews like this, while unsettling, is actually good news.