Climate COP27

Logo The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP27, will be held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in November 2022. Hashtag: #COP27 Key [email protected]_egypt Questions = Preguntas What sessions will have livestreaming and recorded video? = ¿Qué sesiones tendrán transmisión en vivo y video grabado? Do on-demand videos have shownotes, transcripts, …

Climate 2022

Photo: Ron Mader, Fox Glacier (Some rights reserved) Headlines and features related to climate in 2022 Januaryphotos: 2021’s devastating climate disastersEarth’s climate went off the rails in 2021, reports show2021 Tied for 6th Warmest Year in Continued Trend February IPCC issues ‘bleakest warning yet’ on impacts of climate breakdown April‘A year after year disaster:’ The …

Climate COP

Logo The United Nations Climate Change Conferences are yearly conferences held in the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). They serve as the formal meeting of the UNFCCC Parties (Conference of the Parties, COP) to assess progress in dealing with climate change, and beginning in the mid-1990s, to negotiate the …

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Logo Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – ipcc.ch – is the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988 to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments concerning climate change, its implications and potential …

Greta Thunberg

Twitter Avatar 2022Greta Thunberg doesn’t want you to talk about her anymore 2021Sweden honoring Greta Thunberg with postage stamp April 2019Every time we make a decision we should ask ourselves; how will this decision affect that curve? We should no longer measure our wealth and success in the graph that shows economic growth, but in …

Changing Climate

Photo: Ron Mader, Lake Mead (Some rights reserved) What’s the story about climate change? What about ‘story’ — what have we missed in not making it more relevant? We look behind the headlines and suss out what’s happening around the world regarding our changing climate. Our view: human contribution is climate change is real and we have …

Climate Heritage Network

Logo Spotlight on the global Climate Heritage Network – climateheritage.org – a voluntary, mutual support network of arts, culture, and heritage organizations committed to aiding their communities in tackling climate change and achieving the ambitions of the Paris Agreement. Facebook Description: Cultural Heritage is a Climate Action Issue. Climate Action is a Cultural Heritage Issue. …

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Photo: Karen Bryan/Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology, Reef fish (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, a mixed World Heritage Site and the world’s largest fully protected marine protected area. Size: Larger than the Gulf of Mexico and just smaller than the State of Alaska. The site is co-managed by federal and state …

Extreme Events

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Extreme Events = Lying in the outermost (“most unusual”) 10 percent of a place’s history Also see:Extreme Heat Events = Sustained periods of abnormally and uncomfortably hot, and often humid, weather. NOAAhttps://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-information/extreme-eventshttps://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/advancing-study-extreme-eventshttps://www.theactuarymagazine.org/observing-mother-nature CEChttp://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/monitoring-health-impacts-extreme-heat-eventshttp://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/helping-north-america-communities-adapt-climate-change-pilot-syndromic-surveillance-system-extreme-heat-eventshttps://www.cdc.gov/climateandhealth/pubs/ClimateChangeandExtremeHeatEvents.pdf Headlinesextreme-events-virtually-impossible-without-warming Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Climate Twitter

Logo Spotlight on the individuals and institutions researching and and communicating changes to Earth’s climate. A Twitter List allows us to curate global accounts and voices with varied backgrounds and audiences. Presenting our Climate Twitter List: A Twitter List by planetanews Planeta