@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: #Resis­tance: Tiny Tribe Shows How it’s Done

Hell yeah. Yes: A year earlier, I traveled to her village in the Ecuad­orian Amazon to research the impro­bable story of a rainf­orest community of 1,200 Kichwa people that has succes­sfully fended off oil companies and a gover­nment intent on explo­iting their land for profit. How, I wondered, has Sarayaku been winning? This is not

Today: 13:34

@Climate Progress : Women’s national team ends boycott after securing historic contract from USA Hockey

Today: 13:16

@Google: EU regrets Trump's reversal of climate policy PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour EU regrets Trump's reversal of climate policy PBS NewsHour BRUSSELS — The European Union has expressed regret about President Donald Trump's decision to undo U.S. policies for fighting global warming and is wondering how he will live up to Washi­ngton's interna­tional climate commit­ments. EU Energy ... and more »

Today: 13:12

@Climate Progress : Trump adminis­tration decides Trump isn’t violating his gover­nment lease. They’re wrong.

Today: 13:10

@Climate Progress : The last bastion of competent Republ­icans

Today: 13:02

@Climate Progress : Thank Alyssa Mastro­monaco for that White House tampon dispenser

Today: 13:02

@Yale Climate Media Forum: Muralist paints images on melting icebergs

Balancing on a paddle­board, Sean Yoro weaves between Arctic ice floes. Cold water swirls around him as he searches for the perfect piece of ice. When he finds it, he hops on top, takes out brushes and paint, and quickly

The post Muralist paints images on melting icebergs appeared first on Yale Climate Connec­tions .

Today: 12:00

@Met Office: Heavy Rain Continues from Ex-​Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie made landfall over the coast of Queen­sland Australia on Tuesday producing severe wind damage to prope­rties in areas close to the eye including the towns of Bowen and Proser­pine. Debbie gradually moved inland and as winds eased the …

Today: 11:08

@Google: China affirms climate pledge after Trump rolls back rules Seattle Times

Seattle Times China affirms climate pledge after Trump rolls back rules Seattle Times BEIJING (AP) — China promised Wednesday to stick to its climate commit­ments after President Donald Trump eased U.S. curbs on coal and oil use, opening the way for Beijing to assert itself as a leader in environ­mental policy. China is the No. 1 emitter ... and more »

Today: 11:03

@Google: Trump climate: Chall­enges loom after Obama policies scrapped BBC News

BBC News Trump climate : Chall­enges loom after Obama policies scrapped BBC News Opponents of President Donald Trump's decision to scrap his predec­essor's climate change policies say they will organise a public campaign and pursue legal avenues to challenge it. Calif­ornia and New York issued a joint statement saying they would ... EU leads attacks on Trump's rollback of Obama climate policy The…

Today: 10:28

@Google: Scien­tists Who Want To Study Climate Engine­ering Shun Trump NPR

NPR Scien­tists Who Want To Study Climate Engine­ering Shun Trump NPR Today, if officials offered money for a big research program on climate engine­ering,"I would say,'No, thank you,'" Ted Parson, who specia­lizes in environ­mental law at UCLA, told NPR. Delib­erate climate engine­ering has long had a reput­ation for being ... and more »

Today: 10:07

@Manchester Climate Monthly: Campai­gners seeking clean air commi­tment from Greater #Manch­ester Mayoral candidates

The Breathe Clean Air Group has asked candi­dates in the forthc­oming election for Mayor of Greater Manch­ester to pledge thems­elves to do what they can to achieve clean air in the region. The pledge, in the form of a Manifesto …

Today: 08:42

@What'sUpWithThatWatts, et al. : Statis­tical Certainty vs Geophy­sical Realities communi­cation chall­enges

Looks like Bates is on hold for a couple posts so I can look at a discu­ssion at the blog …and Then There's Physics . Though I'm prefacing it with an essay I wrote " Colorado Floods statis­tical certainty vs geophy­sical realities " about the September 2013 televised release of the prelim­inary report on the torre­ntial rain event that hit central Colorado a few weeks earlier. Given by the Western…

Today: 07:31

@Google: Trump mutes his rejection of climate science, but his old tweets speak loudly Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Trump mutes his rejection of climate science, but his old tweets speak loudly Los Angeles Times As President Trump moved to halt federal efforts against global warming on Tuesday, he avoided an important phrase: climate change. It was the same story during his campaign for presi­dent. Trump rarely mentioned it. When he pledged last May to withdraw ... Trump's climate policies put…

Today: 02:45

@Google: Jane Goodall calls Trump's climate change agenda 'imme­nsely depres­sing' The Guardian

The Guardian Jane Goodall calls Trump's climate change agenda'imm­ensely depre­ssing' The Guardian Leading conserva­tionist Jane Goodall has condemned Donald Trump's bid to rip up America's climate change policies as “imme­nsely depres­sing” and flying in the face of scien­tific evidence. The US president signed an executive order on Tuesday aimed at ...

Today: 02:32

@Google: Conser­vative Liberals watching Trump's lead on climate, key backbe­ncher says The Guardian

The Guardian Conser­vative Liberals watching Trump's lead on climate , key backbe­ncher says The Guardian Australia will need to review its partici­pation in the Paris agreement on climate change if Donald Trump follows through with his threat to withdraw from the treaty, according to the chair of the Turnbull gover­nment's backbench committee on enviro­nment ...

Today: 02:28

@Climate, People & Organizations: What if? Trump’s environ­mental legacy in 2019

Shortly after the election of Donald J. Trump as 45th President of the United States in November last year, Jane Lê and I were asked by the Unive­rsity of Sydney Business School to imagine what the US would look like in 2019, two years into the new Presid­ency. So we cast caution to the wind …

Today: 01:35

@Vvatts Up With That: 101 VOLUMES OF  REGULA­TIONS IS ROUGHLY 100  TOO  MANY

Today: 01:08

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Trump’s Program: Betraying the Planet for Profit

Above, Ben Santer: “If the program is to advance ignor­ance, then I’m not with the Program.” Important point here: The story isn't Trump undoing Obama's climate legacy. That's a 4-​year fight. The story is Trump making America a climate laughin­gstock. — Michael Grunwald (@MikeGr­unwald) March 28, 2017 Any minute now: “Nobody knew how compli­cated this

Today: 00:55

@Google: Renowned climate scientist worries about intimid­ation, lack of govt. funding CBS News

CBS News Renowned climate scientist worries about intimid­ation, lack of govt. funding CBS News In the 1990's, Santer became one of the first scien­tists to analyze all the climate data and reach what at the time was a startling conclu­sion: “The balance of evidence suggests a discer­nible human influence on global climate . And like it or not, I was ... and more »

Today: 00:22

@Google: More Kiwis believe climate change is real New Zealand Herald

More Kiwis believe climate change is real New Zealand Herald In a just-​published study, Auckland Unive­rsity and Victoria Unive­rsity resear­chers examined the two key climate change beliefs between 2009 and 2015, finding that belief in both steadily increased over time, and partic­ularly from 2013 onward."O­verall ... and more »

Today: 00:03

@Google: Hazelw­ood's closure shows industry and gover­nment must plan ahead for climate change The Guardian

The Guardian Hazelwood's closure shows industry and gover­nment must plan ahead for climate change The Guardian When Hazelwood stops gener­ating electr­icity this week, it will be the first Austr­alian power station to close, at least in part, because of climate change. Hazelwood's owner, French energy giant Engie, has said it is “making climate a priority” and has ... and more »

Today: 00:03

@Google: NY AG vows to fight Trump climate rollback Poughk­eepsie Journal

Poughk­eepsie Journal NY AG vows to fight Trump climate rollback Poughk­eepsie Journal Attorney General Eric Schnei­derman said Tuesday his office will use an existing legal case to keep Trump from aband­oning the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-​era program that targeted climate change through cutting emissions from power plants. Trump on ... and more »

2017-03-28 23:25

@Google: NY AG vows to fight Trump climate rollback The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.com NY AG vows to fight Trump climate rollback The Journal News | LoHud.com Attorney General Eric Schnei­derman said Tuesday his office will use an existing legal case to keep Trump from aband­oning the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-​era program that targeted climate change through cutting emissions from power plants. Trump on ... As Trump halts federal action on climate change,…

2017-03-28 23:03

@Google: EU leads attacks on Trump's rollback of Obama climate policy The Guardian

The Guardian EU leads attacks on Trump's rollback of Obama climate policy The Guardian Miguel Árias Cañete, the EU's climate action commiss­ioner, said: “We regret the US is rolling back the main pillar of its climate policy, the clean power plan. Now, it remains to be seen by which other means the United States intends to meet its ... Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies BBC…

2017-03-28 22:59

@Google: As Trump Bows Out, States Seek to Fill Void on Climate Change Bloomberg

Bloomberg As Trump Bows Out, States Seek to Fill Void on Climate Change Bloomberg As President Donald Trump scales down federal efforts to combat climate change, states are ramping up. Calif­ornia's Air Resources Board broke with Trump and voted to uphold auto fuel effic­iency rules, while Illinois offered a bail out to carbon-​free ... Califo­rnia, NY vow to fill climate -​change void left by Trump The…

2017-03-28 22:58

@Google: While Trump backs up on climate change, Canada's oilsands see upside of reducing carbon Financial Post

Financial Post While Trump backs up on climate change, Canada's oilsands see upside of reducing carbon Financial Post The gutting by Donald Trump of his predec­essor's climate -​change initia­tives is stirring debate about whether Canadian govern­ments should decel­erate their own green agendas, partic­ularly if they make Canadian oil and gas less compet­itive. As promised ... and more »

2017-03-28 22:54

@Google: Trump's blow to Paris climate deal is not a knockout Financial Times

Financial Times Trump's blow to Paris climate deal is not a knockout Financial Times But this is very much an opening shot rather than a knockout blow for the Paris climate accord adopted in December 2015. The energy executive order Mr Trump signed on Tuesday aims to hollow out measures underp­inning the commit­ments his predec­essor, ... More DEADLY heat is on its way: Study finds extreme heat…

2017-03-28 22:48

@Google: Read President Trump's executive order on climate change Vox

Vox Read President Trump's executive order on climate change Vox On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order rolling back a number of policies put in place by the Obama adminis­tration to combat climate change. As Vox's Brad Plumer explained in detail, the order includes these key instru­ctions to the ... and more »

2017-03-28 22:47

@Google: The 5 most deranged consp­iracy theories from GOP mega-​donors' bizarro climate confe­rence Salon

Salon The 5 most deranged consp­iracy theories from GOP mega-​donors' bizarro climate conference Salon Before President Trump even approved the Keystone Pipeline, GOP mega-​donors Robert Mercer and Rebekah Mercer were already celebr­ating with a two-​day anti-​ climate confe­rence sponsored by the conser­vative Heartland Insti­tute. Among the speakers ... and more »

2017-03-28 22:46


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