Audubon’s New Report on Climate Change Shows Us How We Can Make a Difference

10,000 Birds

The data and modeling are complex, but the story these numbers tell us simple: Audubon scientists used over 140 million data points to analyze which North American bird species would be most affected by climate change. Birding Audubon climate changePhoto by Mac Stone.

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System change not climate change

Green (Living) Review

But most importantly, what can be done instead to actually stop the murder of our Planet? 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.

Recycling helps us avoid tackling Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Climate change and environmental destruction are contentious and disputed topics. In the US, for instance, there is a powerful faction of Republican politicians who flat-out deny that climate change even exists.

Our 2 Biggest Obstacles to Fighting Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

Editor's Picks Enlightened Society Green Yoga being Uncomfortable climate change ego fighting Climate Change greed green klesas Planet Earth yoga sutrasFor many, willful ignorance has become this “magical pill” that relieves them of taking responsibility or action.

No punches pulled in Climate Change Encyclical

Green (Living) Review

We are invited to “change direction” by taking on the beauty and responsibility of the task of “caring for our common home”. climate change Climate Change Encyclical Holy Father Pope Francis

How Does Climate Change Affect Biodiversity?

Greentumble

We often consider climate change in terms of. But arguably the most significant effects of a warming planet and changing weather patterns will be on other living species; plants, animals, birds and marine life. Changes in populations and distribution.

"Details Of Obama’s Climate Change Plan"

Environmental Economics

president to combat the effects of climate change. Here are some key details of Obama’s climate change plan: Immediate removal of smokestacks atop White House. Designates team of workers to cool down planet’s hottest surfaces with damp towels and washcloths. The Onion: President Obama unveiled Monday a plan to increase the country’s clean power usage that many are calling the strongest action ever taken by a U.S.

Mobilize to Stop Planet Fever: A 10-Point Action Plan for System Change Not Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

So it is, when planet Earth gets a fever. And, if we do not take appropriate measures now to stop this fever from spreading, the forecast is that our planet will be well on its way to anywhere between 2ºC to 6ºC rise in temperature before the end of this century.

Champagne Production Threatened In Climate Change

Green Prophet

Wheat and corn harvests are diminishing all over the planet, due to extreme weather changes and pests that thrive in heat. Some Champagne farmers are pruning the vines less drastically, to create a leafier, more favorable micro-climate for the grapes.

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.

10 Unexpected Impacts of Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

You no doubt have heard about these and other effects of climate change. A changing climate will likely change your health, your sports and even what you drink. But climate change isn’t off the hook. So what happens when those conditions change?

Some costs of climate change adaptation

Environmental Economics

And they could be large: In January, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling $1 billion in 13 states to help communities adapt to climate change , by building stronger levees, dams and drainage systems. One of those grants, $48 million for Isle de Jean Charles, is something new: the first allocation of federal tax dollars to move an entire community struggling with the impacts of climate change.

Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I met Ethnobotanist Dr. Selena Ahmed at a tea and climate change event Eco-Chick attended in the fall of 2012. How have these travels changed you? Eco-Chick: How has climate change impacted tea production?

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The 14-Year-Old Voice of the Climate Change Generation

Green (Living) Review

We will be known as the generation, as the people on the planet, that brought forth a healthy, just, sustainable world for every generation to come. … We are the generation of change.” In These Times spoke to Martinez about how to stop climate change.

Time to donate winnings to climate change as the planet heats up

Green Prophet

What I’ve learned from reading stories about people who have won big on lotteries like Mega888 or in Vegas, better not change your lifestyle, but save a little and then give a lot away. Women from Barefoot College learn technical skills to help advance their lives.

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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.

A Spirituality Equal to Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

Climate change will impact every human institution and living species, thereby challenging us to rethink what it is we are doing on the planet.

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.

Parents campaign on climate change

Green (Living) Review

The campaign launches today as part of Climate Week (4-10 March), Britain’s biggest environmental occasion, with over half a million people expected to attend 3,000 events across the UK. Climate Week is a great opportunity to make some small changes which could make a huge difference.”

Expect Worst Climate Change Scenario, Researchers Warn

Green Prophet

There are roughly two dozen climate projection models around the planet that each use a different data set to predict how increased carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases will change the planet’s weather patterns. Equilibrium Climate Sensitivity (ECS).

Storm mappers chase after patterns for climate change

Green Prophet

The symbolic clock was set to 11:57 by a board of atomic scientists featuring 17 Nobel Laureates, who warned that the planet, beset by climate change and nuclear proliferation, faced extraordinary and undeniable threats to its continued existence.

Will Polar Bears Die Out Because of Climate Change?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Everyone has heard that polar bears are threatened by climate change. As with most species that are or will be vulnerable to climate change, habitat is key in the case of the polar bear. The ethics of assisted colonization in the age of anthropogenic climate change.

"Perils of Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate"

Environmental Economics

Rising sea levels are changing the way people think about waterfront real estate. Though demand remains strong and developers continue to build near the water in many coastal cities, homeowners across the nation are slowly growing wary of buying property in areas most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

Want to Stop Climate Change? New Study Suggests we make this Controversial Shift.

Elephant Journal

The impact of making this one change is astronomical. Enlightened Society Family Green carbon footprint climate change controversial change eco environment families green having children planet stop climate change

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].

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.

Cloud Invented: Will Solve Climate Change

Green Prophet

I have long covered wonderful, innovative and sometimes wacky inventions to reduce our use of fossil fuels, in order to prevent climate change. As a result, now we are beginning to move into the period of the catastrophic consequences of climate change.

How to Help the Birds through Climate Change.

Elephant Journal

A question I’ve always asked myself about the systematic destruction of the planet and my complicity in that process has been: which animal’s extinction will w. Animal Rights Green Z ADMIN Green Featured Today birds climate change extinction green news snow storm in England weather

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Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I met Ethnobotanist Dr. Selena Ahmed at a tea and climate change event Eco-Chick attended in the fall of 2012. How have these travels changed you? Eco-Chick: How has climate change impacted tea production?

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There is nothing funny about climate change

Environmental Economics

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned Monday that global warming is likely to become completely irreversible if no successful effort is made to slow down the trend before 2006. "If we wait until 1998 or even 1995 to really start doing something about climate change, our planet's rising temperature will already have set in motion a series of devastating and irreparable long-term consequences. Via The Onion : A new report from the U.N.

WATCH: DiCaprio Gives Passionate Speech on Climate Change at UN

Eccorazzi

The actor spoke at the United Nations Climate Summit and asked world leaders to take immediate action to save the planet. Read More The post WATCH: DiCaprio Gives Passionate Speech on Climate Change at UN appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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?

Man-made climate change is one of the UK's biggest threats

Green (Living) Review

Man-made climate change is one of the UK''s biggest threats: British Prime Minister by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Prime Minister David Cameron has said that man-made climate change is one of the greatest threats to Britain and, indeed, the rest of the world.

Climate change is causing Earth's poles to shift

Green (Living) Review

Because of the extreme accuracy with which scientists can measure the Earth''s pole, this could be a new key indicator for climate change. climate change Earth axis shift pole shift

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

Rise Up - Climate Change Education Initiative

The Green Changemakers

Rise Up is an IDB climate change education initiative that seeks to encourage children and youth to use their creativity and energy to come up with feasible, sustainable, long-term strategies to mitigate climate change.

Grim Greenhouse Gas Milestone Dims Hope for Less Climate Change

Green Prophet

Monitoring stations all over the arctic are reading greenhouse gas concentrations of 400 parts per million – a grim new milestone that dims hope of reversing runaway climate change. Destroying the Planet for Beef. Interview: Bracing for a Warmer Planet With Bill McKibben.

"ExxonMobil CEO Relieved It Finally Too Late To Do Anything About Climate Change"

Environmental Economics

Good ol' Rex: Saying the multinational oil and gas conglomerate had “really dodged a bullet,” ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson told reporters Wednesday how relieved he was now that it was finally too late to do anything about climate change.

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What does the public think about climate change?

Environmental Economics

Mr. Obama devoted an entire paragraph to climate change and energy, and later in the speech he pointed to several public policy issues where “our journey is not complete,” he said. 3 found that 78 percent of respondents said they believed the planet had warmed over the past 100 years, and 49 percent said they thought global warming would be a “very serious” problem for the United States if left unaddressed (31 percent said they thought it would be “somewhat serious”).

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?”.

Climate Change Might Not Get Our Wine

Green Prophet

Many insights came from this excellent profile, but here’s the most exciting: climate change could destroy everything in its wake, but it might not get our wine! And what about drought, which is becoming increasingly inevitable as climate change makes hot days hotter, and dry days drier? Maybe it is pointless to worry all the time about our future in a climatically changed world.

Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I met Ethnobotanist Dr. Selena Ahmed at a tea and climate change event Eco-Chick attended in the fall of 2012. How have these travels changed you? Eco-Chick: How has climate change impacted tea production?

World Bank pledges $16B to climate change projects

Green Prophet

The World Bank , the biggest provider of public finance to developing countries, has earmarked 28% of its 2016 budget for projects that mitigate climate change, according to a statement released on Thursday. We are putting climate change into our DNA.”