Climate Links

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What would those in the know like others to understand about climate and climate change? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Headlines
The beginning of the beginning for Biden’s climate push
Political battle lines emerge over Wall Street’s focus on climate
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Was Global Warming Data ‘Faked’ to ‘Fit Climate Change Fictions’? – Snopes
Billionaires back Canadian company to build first ‘negative emissions’ plant – National Post
Climate change in Nevada can be stopped with our help
UN’s flagship green finance fund fights to regain credibility – Financial Times
How to rescue the global climate agenda – Financial Times
Human Behavior Might Be The Hardest Part Of Climate Change To Predict
The Climate Change Paper So Depressing It’s Sending People to Therapy – Vice

Questions = Preguntas

  • What are the changes in the weather you have experienced in your lifetime? = ¿Cuáles son los cambios en el clima que ha experimentado en su vida?
  • What is the impact of tourism on climate change and of climate change on tourism? = ¿Cuál es el impacto del turismo en el cambio climático y del cambio climático en el turismo?
  • What are the ways to promote low carbon economies? = ¿Cuáles son las formas de promover economías bajas en carbono?
  • Carbon dioxide emissions are being absorbed by the oceans, making them more acidic. How long can corals survive? = Las emisiones de dióxido de carbono están siendo absorbidas por los océanos, haciéndolos más ácidos. ¿Cuánto tiempo pueden sobrevivir los corales?
  • What are examples from parks around the world which document the impact of local climate change? = ¿Cuáles son los ejemplos de parques de todo el mundo que documentan el impacto del cambio climático local?

Communication
“Communicating climate change findings from IPCC reports: insights from outreach events in India” – Bangabandhu Chair
Communicating climate change findings from IPCC reports: insights from outreach events in India – Springer

Spotlight: The Sun X Program
http://www.thesunprogram.com
http://www.thesunprogram.com/file-library/95-comics
http://www.thesunprogram.com/images/Sun/Documents/comic/Santa’s_Green_Christmas.pdf
https://www.facebook.com/sunxprogram
https://twitter.com/sunxprogram
https://www.thesunprogram.com/articles/earth-day-pledge-to-protect-paris-climate-agreement

Climate Encyclical/Laudato Si
Catholic Bishops in the US Largely Ignore the Pope’s Concern About Climate Change, a New Study Finds
http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/it/bollettino/pubblico/2015/06/10/0451/00975.html#en@Pontifex
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/06/pope-francis-climate-change-encyclical
http://www.carbonbrief.org/blog/2015/06/in-depth-the-science-behind-the-papal-encyclical/
Papa Francesco, in esclusiva l’enciclica sull’ambiente ‘Laudato si’, mi’ Signore’
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/pope-francis-climate-scientist-the-german-adviser-who-primed-the-pontiff-20150618-ghps7q
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/18/popes-climate-change-encyclical-calls-on-rich-nations-to-pay-social-debt
http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2015/06/18/if-laudato-si-is-an-earthquake-it-had-plenty-of-early-tremors

Quotes
I keep hearing climate change referred to as the elephant in the room. Well, it’s not actually the elephant in the room. It is the room. There is no other room.
– Andrew Denton, The Comedy of Climate Change (Minute 20:30)

WTM World Responsible Tourism Day Keynote Speech and Climate Change Debate
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rtnetworking/permalink/10154280018447388

Leo Hickman talks to Stephen Sackur at WTM
Leo Hickman on the WTM Hotseat

Recommended Reading
Climate change – what you can do
Climate Change Deniers vs The Consensus – Information Is Beautiful

Recommended Listening
Warm Regards

The inconvenient scientists – A third of the CSIRO’s climate scientists have been sacked. It’s part of a radical change in direction at Australia’s premier science organisation.

Is there still hope on climate change? (RSA)

Tim Flannery: atmosphere of hope – Third way technologies, deliberative democracy, geo engineering, Paris – Tim Flannery explores and evaluates the possibilities for action on climate change.

Global warming: how policy can catch up to the science and solve the problem
After Copenhagen: Looking for real solutions
Climate change as an ethical issue
Lessons from East Anglia
Climate Change and the Psyche – All in the Mind
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ideas/ideas-20080615-1105-Ideas_for_15_June-048.mp3
The challenge of climate change; the challenge for psychology – David Uzzell

The Politics of Climate Change
Anthony Giddens introduces a range of new concepts and proposals designed to address the most formidable challenge humanity faces this century.

Ignoring climate change – What’s the process that people go through in forming their own attitudes to climate change?

Klima Font (for climate change education)
klima.io

Climate Change Bingo
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Carbon Footprint – the carbon dioxide emissions for which an individual or organization can be held responsible, as by their travel, fuel consumption, diet, energy requirements (Macquarie Dictionary)

Wikipedia
List of climate scientists

Older Features

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