Paris Agreement

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Climate 2021

Photo: Ron Mader, Scenic View in Arizona (Some rights reserved) Headlines and features related to climate in 2021 JanuaryThe US will rejoin the Paris climate agreement, but that was the easy part – The VergeUnderestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future – Frontiers AprilU.S. and China agree to take joint climate actionWhite House removes …

Glasgow Declaration on Tourism and Climate

Slide Glasgow Declaration = Hashtags: #TourismandClimate #GlasgowDeclaration Key Linksunwto.orgoneplanetnetwork.org – accelerating-climate-actionlaunchunfccc-cop26.streamworld.de Questions = Preguntas What is the Glasgow Declaration and how was it crafted? = ¿Qué es la Declaración de Glasgow y cómo se elaboró? Videos Declaration Information Session Information Session on Accelerating Climate Action in Tourism: The Glasgow Declaration Background What is the Declaration …

Climate Links

Photo: Badlands National Park (Some rights reserved) What would those in the know like others to understand about climate and climate change? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Questions What are the changes in the weather you have experienced in your lifetime? = ¿Cuáles son los cambios en el clima que ha experimentado …

Carbon Brief

Logo Carbon Brief – carbonbrief.org – is an award-winning website dedicated to analysis and fact-checking of energy policy and climate change science, with a focus on the UK. Key [email protected] Awards ● In 2019, Carbon Brief won the Association of British Science Writers’ Award for “Innovation of the year” for the interactive feature on the …

World Meteorological Organization

Logo The World Meteorological Organization – public.wmo.int – is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics. Key [email protected] Mandate: As weather, climate and the water cycle know no national boundaries, international cooperation at a global scale is essential for the development of meteorology, …

Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC)

Lingo Cards Spotlight on Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) HeadlinesClimate crisis: Scientists spot warning signs of Gulf Stream collapse – GuardianA critical ocean system may be heading for collapse due to climate change, study finds – Washington Post Elsewhere on the Webmetoffice.gov.uk ReportsObservation-based early-warning signals for a collapse of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation – …

Warming Stripes

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Heat Wave

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Heat Wave = occurs when the daily maximum temperature of more than five consecutive days exceeds the average maximum temperature by 5 °C (9 °F), the normal period being 1961–1990. Headlineshttps://qz.com/1349882/drought-wildfires-and-flood-images-from-the-uk-japan-and-the-arctic Embedded Tweets WikipediaHeat wave Planeta.com