@Google: Calif­ornia cities and crazy climate change lawsuits Do as I say, not as I do Fox News

Fox News Calif­ornia cities and crazy climate change lawsuits Do as I say, not as I do Fox News Put aside for the moment the absurdity of pinning sole respons­ibility for the effects of climate change on a handful of compa­nies. Climate change is a worldwide pheno­menon to which human activity for decades, if not centu­ries, has contri­buted. Scholars ...

2018-02-19 21:22

@Google: Weather­watch: fashion shines a light on climate change The Guardian

The Guardian Weather­watch: fashion shines a light on climate change The Guardian Portrait of Thomas More wearing a fur-​trimmed cloak, from a painting by Hans Holbein the Younger, 1527. Photog­raph: Stock Montage­/Getty Images. The history of fashion can give a fascin­ating glimpse of how climate has changed. Medieval times were ...

2018-02-19 21:01

@Vvatts Up With That:        ­  PUFF,  THE  MAGIC  DRAGON  LIVED  IN  THE  SWAMP

Greenwire reports: Trump energy adviser's White House run went up in smoke George David Banks, who resigned last week after being denied security clearance over marijuana use in 2013, repor­tedly may either move on to another Trump adminis­tration spot at either the Depar­tment of Energy, or the Depar­tment of the Interior, or return to K Street. "Going back to be a full-​time swamp creature,” he…

2018-02-19 20:56

@Google: Judge finds written attack on climate scientist too ludicrous to be libel Ars Technica

Ars Technica Judge finds written attack on climate scientist too ludicrous to be libel Ars Technica Well-​known Penn State resea­rcher Michael Mann, for example, sued columnist and radio host Mark Steyn and two others for articles repea­tedly accusing him of academic fraud (and making an analogy to child molesta­tion). Canadian climate scientist Andrew ...

2018-02-19 19:30

@Climate Progress : Trump responds to Parkland massacre by annou­ncing support for NRA-​backed gun legisl­ation

Days after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida resulted in the deaths of 17 people, President Trump has seemingly come around to the idea of strengt­hening the federal backg­round check system. But if history is any indica­tion, it’s probably too soon to celeb­rate. In a statement on Monday, White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah

2018-02-19 18:54

@Google: Global grazing lands increa­singly vulne­rable to a changing climate Science Daily

Science Daily Global grazing lands increa­singly vulne­rable to a changing climate Science Daily A new study in Nature Climate Change reveals that over the past century year-​to-​year precipi­tation variab­ility has increased signifi­cantly on 49 percent of the world's grazing lands, affecting veget­ation and constr­aining its ability to support ... and more »

2018-02-19 17:49

@Climate Progress : Polish foreign minister indicates ‘Poles of Jewish ethni­city’ share blame for Holocaust

The gover­nment of Poland further escalated interna­tional tensions over the issue of account­ability in the Holocaust this week, appearing to level a measure of blame at Jews for the genocide. Following the passage of a bill crimina­lizing any sugge­stion of Polish compl­icity in the Holocaust­, Foreign Ministe­r Jacek Czaput­owicz seemed to suggest the actions of Polish Jews

2018-02-19 17:37

@Google: How human coping mecha­nisms for climate change are impacting endan­gered animals AccuWeat­her.com

AccuWeat­her.com How human coping mecha­nisms for climate change are impacting endan­gered animals AccuWeat­her.com While most are familiar with the impact of climate change and rising temper­atures on animals such as polar bears, few are aware of one of the biggest threats to endan­gered animals: the climate change coping mecha­nisms initiated by humans. A serious ...

2018-02-19 16:58

@Climate Progress : Meet the new leaders of the gun control movement

After a gunman entered a high school in south Florida Wednesday and killed 17 people, news networks across the country portrayed a now-​familiar scene. Students, aband­oning their backp­acks, sprinted out of the build­ings. Helico­pters circled as ambul­ances rushed to the scene. Author­ities chased, and event­ually captured the shooter. And then, by the next morning, something

2018-02-19 16:46

@Google: Animals Have Stopped Turning White for Winter in Alarming Climate Change Trend Newsweek

Newsweek Animals Have Stopped Turning White for Winter in Alarming Climate Change Trend Newsweek Wearing a white coat in the winter will help you blend into the backg­round only if there's enough snow in said backgr­ound. But with climate change making snowy winters shorter and rarer, white animals have to re-​adapt. Snowshoe hares, like ermines and ... and more »

2018-02-19 16:38

@Climate Progress : For Black people, ‘Black Panther’ is a crucial viewing experience

A record number of movie­goers rushed into theaters over the weekend to be among the first to see the long-​antici­pated and much-​bally­hooed Black Panther movie. I was one among them and I fully under­stand why we all felt drawn like bees to honey for this, a crucial and historic film. ‘Black Panther’ is much more

2018-02-19 16:33

@The Carbon Brief: Guest post: How ‘enhanced weathe­ring’ could slow climate change and boost crop yields

Prof David Beerling, director of the Lever­hulme Centre for Climate Change Mitiga­tion, and Prof Stephen...

The post Guest post: How ‘enhanced weathe­ring’ could slow climate change and boost crop yields appeared first on Carbon Brief .

2018-02-19 16:00

@Climate Progress : Trump thinks he’s Honest Abe, but Lincoln warned us about demag­ogues like him

President Donald Trump loves to co­mpare himself to Abraham Lincoln. Honest Abe would disagree. Just last month, at a gath­ering of GOP law­makers, Trump placed himself on Mount Rushmore again, asserting that Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-​UT) “actually once said I’m the greatest president in the history of our country. I said, does that include Lincoln and Washin­gton? He said

2018-02-19 15:46

@Climate Progress : Trump calls Oprah ‘inse­cure’ at a moment of insec­urity in his presidency

From within the gilded walls of Mar-​a-​Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, President Trump took to Twitter late Sunday evening to describe Oprah Winfrey as “very insec­ure.” The tweet seemingly came after he watched an interview the media propr­ietor conducted on CBS’s “60 Minutes” in which she spoke to voters about Trump’s presid­ency. Just watched

2018-02-19 15:36

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Matching Solar Power and Prairie Pollin­ators

Yes, Solar energy in Minnesota is a thing. Mankato Free Press (Minne­sota): The piece of land just east of Mankato was prairie for thousands of years. A century and a half ago it was plowed into farmland. Last year it was transf­ormed to a massive solar array. And this spring, the parcel will become a

2018-02-19 15:22

@DeSmogBlog: In Year of Trump, Climate Science Denial Group GWPF sees Membe­rship Income Double

The UK’s main climate science denier thinktank has seen its income from membe­rship fees double over the last year, its latest account­s show.

The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) has consis­tently argued against the climate science consensus and was set-​up by former Chanc­ellor Nigel Lawson to combat what it describes as “extr­emely damaging and harmful policies” designed to mitigate…

2018-02-19 15:22

@Climate Progress : EPA head’s woes just keep coming

The hits just keep coming for Envir­onmental Prote­ction Agency head Scott Pruitt, who has postponed a trip to Israel this week amid raging contro­versy over his use of first class travel, despite stark budget and staffing concerns within his agency. Pruitt was expected to travel to Israel, part of a larger dialogue on water issues intended

2018-02-19 15:14

@Google: Maine kelp, climate, ocean acidity projects get funding Press Herald

Press Herald Maine kelp, climate , ocean acidity projects get funding Press Herald The projects at the Unive­rsity of Maine and other instit­utions will receive a total of nearly $1 million. Assoc­iated Press. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article. BRUNSWICK – The Unive­rsity of Maine says projects about seaweed, the ... Kelp, climate , ocean acidity projects funded in Maine Seattle…

2018-02-19 15:14

@Google: Climate rulebook likely done this year with or without US The Straits Times

The Straits Times Climate rulebook likely done this year with or without US The Straits Times VIENNA (BLOOM­BERG) The climate rulebook being drafted to keep a lid on Earth's rising temper­atures should be finished by the end of the year with or without the US gover­nment's help. Countries that ratified the Paris Climate Agreement meet in ... and more »

2018-02-19 15:12

@Climate Denial Crock of the Week: John Oliver: Back with Update on Trump Policies

Better, more compreh­ensive analysis than you will hear on any network.

2018-02-19 14:48

@Google: Report: Climate Change Alters Business Landscape in Ohio Cleveland Scene

Cleveland Scene Report: Climate Change Alters Business Landscape in Ohio Cleveland Scene COLUMBUS, Ohio Busin­esses around Ohio, including major car manufac­turers and specialty coffee roaste rs, say they are feeling the effects of a changing climate . According to a new report from the advocacy group Business Forward, volatile weather has ...

2018-02-19 14:28

@Google: What's going on with the Earth's climate? News Observer

News Observer What's going on with the Earth's climate ? News Observer Many people may be wonde­ring, “what the heck is going on in climate science,” and, for that matter, “what the heck is happening to our climate ?” On the one hand, reports from U.S. gover­nment agencies indicate that 2017 was the 3rd warmest year on ... Climate change to accel­erate extreme weather events in near…

2018-02-19 13:56

@Google: Exxon Counte­rsues the Lawyers Suing It Over Climate Change The Drive

Exxon Counte­rsues the Lawyers Suing It Over Climate Change The Drive Exxon­Mobil has launched counte­rsuits against organiz­ations and indivi­duals that have the sued it over climate change."The company has targeted at least 30 people and organiz­ations, including the attorneys general of New York and Massach­usetts, hitting ...

2018-02-19 13:47

@Climate Progress : Happy Presid­ents’ Day! Meet the five most under­rated American presidents

The instit­ution of the presid­ency’s had a bad year. With a few except­ions, Donald Trump makes all of his predec­essors look good. There was a time when the President of the United States did not spend hours at a time watching cable news. Or when they didn’t compare the size of their, um, “Nuclear Button”

2018-02-19 13:00

@Google: Five ways India must help its farmers face the threat of climate change The Conver­sation UK

The Conver­sation UK Five ways India must help its farmers face the threat of climate change The Conver­sation UK Climate change could hurt farmers' income by up to 20-​25% in the medium term, according to the Indian gover­nment's latest annual economic survey. Extreme weather events, temper­ature rise and lower rainfall all threaten to derail the Indian gover­nment's ...

2018-02-19 12:15

@Google: Climate Rulebook Likely Done This Year, With or Without US Bloomberg

Bloomberg Climate Rulebook Likely Done This Year, With or Without US Bloomberg Scien­tists predict higher freque­ncies of floods unless the world keeps temper­ature rises well below 2 degrees. Photogr­apher: Joe Raedle­/Getty Images North America. The climate rulebook being drafted to keep a lid on Earth's rising temper­atures should ... and more »

2018-02-19 12:07

@Google: Climate Rulebook Likely Done This Year With or Without US Bloomberg

Bloomberg Climate Rulebook Likely Done This Year With or Without US Bloomberg Scien­tists predict higher freque­ncies of floods unless the world keeps temper­ature rises well below 2 degrees. Photogr­apher: Joe Raedle­/Getty Images North America. The climate rulebook being drafted to keep a lid on Earth's rising temper­atures should ... and more »

2018-02-19 12:07

@Google: Climate change spells turbulent times ahead for air travel The Guardian

The Guardian Climate change spells turbulent times ahead for air travel The Guardian Last year the air in Pheonix, US was too hot for planes to take off as temper­atures rose above 48C. Photog­raph: Matt York/AP. Phoenix gets hot. But not usually as hot as last June, when the mercury at the airport one day soared above 48C. That exceeded ...

2018-02-19 12:02

@Yale Climate Media Forum: Rising CO2 is making food less nutritious

Rising carbon dioxide levels are causing climate change. But they could also be making the food on your plate less nutrit­ious. Loladze: “Every time you eat, say, a carrot or a bread or potatoes, the quality of it is different

The post Rising CO2 is making food less nutritious appeared first on Yale Climate Connec­tions .

2018-02-19 12:00

@Google: Eric Sorensen leads climate change discu­ssion in Jo Daviess County tonight WQAD.com

WQAD.com Eric Sorensen leads climate change discu­ssion in Jo Daviess County tonight WQAD.com A special discu­ssion on climate change and its local impacts will occur tonight at 6pm at the Planetary Studies Found­ation Earth and Space Museum in downtown Eliza­beth, Illinois. Storm­track 8 Meteoro­logist Eric Sorensen will lead the discu­ssion after a ...

2018-02-19 11:28


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