@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Offshore Wind: Now Cheap, Getting Cheaper, Low Environ­mental Impact

DW: The global shift to renewable energy is well underway, including large-​scale deplo­yment of offshore wind farms. There are already about 3,600 turbines operating along European coasts, with 14 more wind farms under develo­pment. Even more wind energy is needed to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement — but the push to boost European

Today: 15:54

@Climate Progress : Death toll rises to 235 in Egypt mosque attack

Militants using bombs and guns killed an estimated 235 peopl­e and wounded more than 100 at a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai province in Egypt during morning prayers on Friday, according to state media. The attack at the Sufi al-​Rawdah mosque in the town of Bir al-​Abed was committed by militants in four off-​road vehicles, who

Today: 15:41

@Google: People Must be Aware of the Threat of Climate Change – PM Gover­nment of Jamaica, Jamaica Inform­ation Service

Gover­nment of Jamaica, Jamaica Inform­ation Service People Must be Aware of the Threat of Climate Change – PM Gover­nment of Jamaica, Jamaica Inform­ation Service Photo: JIS Photog­rapher Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness (third from left), speaks with Attorney General and Member of Parli­ament for West Central St. James, Marlene Malahoo Forte (second left), during a tour of…

Today: 15:29

@Google: UNHCR highl­ights climate-​related displa­cement at Bonn talks UNHCR

UNHCR highl­ights climate -​related displa­cement at Bonn talks UNHCR UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, attended this month's United Nations climate talks in Germany with the aim of raising awareness of displa­cement caused by extreme weather and other effects of climate change. The agency, whose work includes help for ...

Today: 15:18

@Climate Progress : Fox News and Corey Lewand­owski are offended by upside-​down Christmas trees

During a rousing discu­ssion on Fox Friends­ Friday morning, former Trump campaign manager­ Corey Lewand­owski got worked up about one of conserv­atives’ favorite topics: the so-​called “war on Christ­mas.” Or, in this instance, the war on Christmas trees. “There’s a new fad, Corey,­ we’ve got to get your insig­ht on this,” h­ost Pete Hegseth said, opening the segment. “The upside-​down…

Today: 15:12

@Google: Animals Know How to Survive Climate Change, If Humans Don't Destroy Their Homes Newsweek

Newsweek Animals Know How to Survive Climate Change, If Humans Don't Destroy Their Homes Newsweek These habitats also help to protect marine species from drying up and overhe­ating, espec­ially in the wake of climate change. But the habitats' prote­ction might only help in the short term, according to a study published on Wedne­sday. Once the species ... and more »

Today: 14:07

@Google: Disru­pting sensitive soils could make climate change worse, Stanford resear­chers find Stanford Unive­rsity News

Stanford Unive­rsity News Disru­pting sensitive soils could make climate change worse, Stanford resear­chers find Stanford Unive­rsity News 24 in the journal Nature Communi­cations and led by Stanford's Scott Fendorf and former postdoc Marco Keilu­weit, finds that these oxygen-​free pockets of soil are vulne­rable to disru­ption from climate change and some farming pract­ices. The scien­tists ... Disrup­ting…

Today: 13:55

@Google: Floods, Droughts, and India's Uncertain Climate Future The Diplomat

The Diplomat Floods, Droughts, and India's Uncertain Climate Future The Diplomat And this unpredi­ctable pattern of heavy rains, stagnant water, and flooding during non-​monsoon months has been constant evidence of climate change in India. Equally rearing its ugly head is drought: nearly 25 percent of districts across India ...

Today: 13:20

@Google: Effect of Trump's attempts to end US climate-​change efforts: Twitter poll results Green Car Reports

Green Car Reports Effect of Trump's attempts to end US climate -​change efforts: Twitter poll results Green Car Reports By now it's clear that the Trump Adminis­tration is doing every­thing it can to end U.S. gover­nment efforts to address climate change. Climate -​science deniers sit in powerful gover­nment posit­ions, language on climate change has been eradi­cated from ... Let's take climate matters into…

Today: 13:05

@Yale Climate Media Forum: Posters show climate change in national parks

Califo­rnia’s redwood forests and Yellows­tone’s geysers are cherished national treas­ures. But artist Hannah Rothstein is afraid the parks will be unrecog­nizable in the future. To illus­trate the dangers, she’s re-​envis­ioned a series of iconic National Parks posters from the 1930s

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Today: 12:00

@Google: New climate project to support 2 million Malawians ReliefWeb

New climate project to support 2 million Malawians ReliefWeb The project, called Saving Lives and Prote­cting Agricu­lture-​based Liveli­hoods in Malawi: Scaling Up the Use of Moder­nized Climate Inform­ation and Early Warning Systems (M-​CLIMES), is funded by the Green Climate Fund (GCF), a global fund created to ...

Today: 10:56

@George Monbiot: Every­thing Must Go

Economic growth will destroy everyt­hing. There’s no way of greening it – we need a new system. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 22nd November 2017   Everyone wants …

Today: 09:58

@Google: Embrace natural solutions for climate change problem The Japan Times

The Japan Times Embrace natural solutions for climate change problem The Japan Times Oxford, ENGLAND – In response to climate change, land is key. Today, agricu­lture, forestry and other land uses account for roughly a quarter of global green­house gas emiss­ions. But adopting sustai­nable land manag­ement strat­egies could provide more than ... Trump's climate passport OPINION The Hindu The Hindu

Today: 09:37

@Google: I shut down an oil pipeline – because climate change is a ticking bomb The Guardian

The Guardian I shut down an oil pipeline – because climate change is a ticking bomb The Guardian One major hope of ours was to set legal precedent by using the “nece­ssity defense” and bringing in expert witnesses to testify that because of the egregious nature of tar sands crude and the urgency of the climate crisis, we'd actually been acting in ...

Today: 09:00

@Google: Ireland's bill for missing climate targets set to fall Irish Times

Irish Times Ireland's bill for missing climate targets set to fall Irish Times According to climate expert Paul Deane, the Gover­nment can expect to be hit with a climate bill of up to €455 million for failing to meet both its emissions and renewable energy targets. That is about 25 per cent lower than previous proje­ction of €610 ...

Today: 05:53

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Malcolm Nance: The Plot to Hack America

Hacking, distor­ting, and weapon­izing emails. Hmmmm. Rings a bell. Adverti­sements Filed under: Crock of the Week

Today: 04:42

@Google: Climate change murky issue Albany Times Union

Albany Times Union Climate change murky issue Albany Times Union Causes range from hunting to climate change to habitat loss to fungi invasion and affect every­thing from frogs to bats to polar bears. Kolbert estimates that by the end of the 21st century, 20-​50 percent of all living species on Earth (plants and ...

Today: 04:32

@Google: Climate Change Is Coming for Your Pumpkin Pie Bloomberg

Bloomberg Climate Change Is Coming for Your Pumpkin Pie Bloomberg As Thanks­giving cooks may remember, the wet autumns of 2009 and 2015 resulted in such shortages that at one point cans of Libby's pumpkin were selling for $30 on eBay. Climate change is likely to exace­rbate this trend, as Nestle itself has warned ...

Today: 03:26

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Samantha Bee: Climate Deniers Going Down with Their Island.

Apologies to Katherine Hayhoe, one of my favorite people, but some people are genuinely arrogant about their own ignor­ance. Adverti­sements Filed under: Crock of the Week

Today: 03:11

@Google: Climate change could deny you your favorite cup of coffee CBS News

CBS News Climate change could deny you your favorite cup of coffee CBS News November 23, 2017, 6:39 PM | Although British scien­tists said this week that three to four cups of coffee a day are likely to do more good than harm, coffee crops overseas are being threa­tened by changes in the enviro­nment. Mark Phillips reports this ...

2017-11-23 23:53

@Google: Ocean holds key to 3000 years of climate change in Europe iNews

iNews Ocean holds key to 3000 years of climate change in Europe iNews Mud from the ocean floor has revealed why the European climate changed over the past 3000 years. Resear­chers from Cardiff Unive­rsity analysed samples of sediment conta­ining shell-​bearing plankton and grains from the ocean floor of the North Atlantic ... and more »

2017-11-23 22:46

@Google: Trump's climate passport The Hindu

The Hindu Trump's climate passport The Hindu The U.S., it is now acknowl­edged, is the official climate villain. Earlier this year, the country withdrew from the list of nearly 200 countries who had in Paris, in 2015, agreed to cap emissions enough to keep the globe from heating over 2°C. Given ...

2017-11-23 21:30

@Google: Anti-​Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Menti­oning Climate Change HuffPost

HuffPost Anti-​Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Menti­oning Climate Change HuffPost After a short trial lasting just a day and a half, climate activist and retiree Leonard Higgins was found guilty on Wednesday of a serious felony charge for his role in the “valve turner” protest last year that resulted in the brief shutdown of a tar ... and more »

2017-11-23 21:07

@And then there's physics: Carbon budget constr­aints

I’d been meaning to highlight a statement from Kevin Anderson for quite some time. A brief lull in postings gives me a chance to do so. It relates to the Paris goal of keeping global warming below 2oC. I haven’t …

2017-11-23 20:32

@Google: Brexit has created a political climate no budget can fix The Guardian

The Guardian Brexit has created a political climate no budget can fix The Guardian Brexit has created a political climate no budget can fix. Martin Kettle. Philip Hammond's efforts are mostly futile. Old party loyalties are now torn and the Tories and Labour are in denial. Jeremy Corbyn and John McDon­nell.'J­eremy Corbyn's decision ... and more »

2017-11-23 19:43

@Google: Should homeo­wners give in to climate change? Mother Nature Network (blog)

Mother Nature Network (blog) Should homeo­wners give in to climate change? Mother Nature Network (blog) First, we realize that yes, there are homes and buildings built upon dunes or wetlands, which puts people's lives at risk. And second, some of those commun­ities are being sacri­ficed to the ravages of climate change — in many cases to protect other ...

2017-11-23 18:26

@Vvatts Up With That:        ­   WIND  TURB­INES  TO  BLAME ­ FOR  CONGRES­SMAN'S    ' UT­TERLY  NATURAL  REFLEX  RESPONSE  TO   WARMING '

The Right Adaptable Gentleman from Dallas has many explan­ations for taking his clothes off :

2017-11-23 17:33

@Google: Subnat­ional Leaders Adopt Bonn-​Fiji Commi­tment on Climate Action IISD Reporting Services

Subnat­ional Leaders Adopt Bonn-​Fiji Commi­tment on Climate Action IISD Reporting Services The Bonn-​Fiji Commi­tment aims to advance sustai­nable urban develo­pment as a critical component of climate action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustai­nable Develo­pment, specif­ically SDG 11. UN Habitat Executive Director Joan Clos said a new framework of ... and more »

2017-11-23 17:15

@Google: Climate change could increase volcano eruptions Science Daily

Science Daily Climate change could increase volcano eruptions Science Daily The findings, published in the journal Geology, found there was a time lag of roughly 600 years between the climate event and a notic­eable decrease in the number of volcanic erupt­ions. The study suggests that perhaps a similar time lag can be expected ... and more »

2017-11-23 16:42

@John Fleck: the abundance and diversity of water birds in Phoenix

My “natural” versus “not natural” categor­ization sometimes blinds me to the ways of urban nature: The develo­pment of Phoenix has, perhaps counter-​intuit­ively, increased the total water perma­nence throu­ghout the city when compared to the surrou­nding desert. This helps explain how Phoenix’s discrete blue spaces are able to subsidize such high levels of waterbird diversity and ...

The post the…

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