Warming Stripes

Buzzwords Warming Stripes = Visualization of climate change Hashtag: #WarmingStripes Climate Lab: Climate change is a complex global issue, requiring simple communication about its effects at the local scale. This set of visualisations highlight how we have witnessed temperatures change across the globe over the past century or more. The colour of each stripe represents …

Climate COP 26

Postcard: Madrid 2020’s Climate COP 26 was scheduled to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, November 9-12. Delayed until 2021 due to Coronavirus. Hashtags: #COP26 #ClimateChange #ClimateVoter #TimeForAction This page links to the headlines, key links, analysis, and embedded tweets from the Conference of Parties. As with Planeta.com coverage of other events, we look at the …

Indian Ocean Dipole

Buzzwords Wikipedia: The Indian Ocean Dipole, also known as the Indian Niño, is an irregular oscillation of sea-surface temperatures in which the western Indian Ocean becomes alternately warmer and then colder than the eastern part of the ocean. Recommended ListeningInside Science (January 9, 2020) – BBC Elsewhere on the WebIndian Ocean causes Big Dry: drought …

Climate Emergency

Buzzwords Climate Emergency = Also see: climate crisis HeadlinesPope Francis declares ‘climate emergency’ and urges action (2019) Recommended Listening Tim Flannery on solving the climate emergency – The latest State of the Climate Report has confirmed our worst fears: the climate crisis has arrived here in Australia, and we’re running out of time to act. …

Adaptation Gap Report 2020

Report Cover Adaptation Gap = Just released. The fifth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report looks at progress in planning for, financing and implementing adaptation to climate risks. Hashtag: #AdaptationGap Key Linksunenvironment.org/resources/adaptation-gap-report-2020 Questions Is the report available in formats other than PDF? Is the report available in other languages? Are there video press conferences …

Changing Climate

Photo 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 to find ways toward clean energy. Questions …

Paris Agreement

Buzzwords Revisiting the Paris Agreement The Paris agreement is five years old. Is it working? Key Linkshttp://www.cop21.gouv.fr – http://www.cop21.gouv.fr/tweetwallhttp://newsroom.unfccc.inthttp://newsroom.unfccc.int/cop21parisinformationhubFrenchEnglish Information Hub Carbon Footprint Spanish Livestreaming Videohttp://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/plenary-1http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/plenary-2http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/press-room-1http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/press-room-2http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/channels/press-room-3 On Demand Videohttp://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop21/events EssayGiven the transformation needed, #COP21 is a wakeup call to improve our understanding through more engaged communication. Mainstream press and TV coverage will neither improve in …

Climate Links

Photo: Badlands National Park Links related to climate and climate change presented in somewhat random fashion: 2020 Climate Ambition Summit climateambitionsummit2020.orgon-demand Hashtag: #ClimateAction HeadlinesThe beginning of the beginning for Biden’s climate pushPolitical battle lines emerge over Wall Street’s focus on climateclimate-worst-case-scenarios-clouds-scientists-global-heating Was Global Warming Data ‘Faked’ to ‘Fit Climate Change Fictions’? – SnopesBillionaires back Canadian …

Climate Strike

Buzzwords September 20, Global Climate Strike events are taking place around the world. Key Linksglobalclimatestrike.netschoolstrike4climate.com/[email protected] Questions What is the role of the 2019 climate strike in political action? HeadlinesAction around the planetWhy Nevada needs the climate strikewalkouts-planned-across-las-vegas-as-part-of-global-climate-strikeGreta Thunberg to lead youth climate strike in 150 countries on Friday Embedded Tweets Videos BackgroundFAQ: Young people have …