Carbon Footprint

Buzzwords Carbon Footprint = the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, business … Translating: What is the carbon footprint of global tourism? (double check translations!)Spanish: ¿Cuál es la huella de carbono del turismo global?French: Quelle est l’empreinte carbone du tourisme …

Green New Deal

Buzzwords Green New Deal = a proposed economic stimulus program in the United States that aims to address both economic inequality and climate change Key LinksResolution 109Text (You can listen to this page) Recommended ListeningNaomi Klein on the Green New Deal (Late Night Live) – Is there a chance that America could upturn their economy …

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Elsewhere on the Web Toward a Climate-Smart Nation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – noaa.gov which understands and predicts changes in the Earth’s environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and conserves and manages our coastal and marine resources. Key Linksnoaa.govFacebook FeaturesAre record snowstorms proof that global …

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 Crisis

Buzzwords Climate Crisis = the adverse affects of global climatic changes Headlines‘Hypocrites and greenwash’: Greta Thunberg blasts leaders over climate crisisWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment Embedded Tweets WikipediaGlobal warming Planeta.com

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 …

Greta Thunberg

Twitter Avatar 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 the curve that shows the emissions of greenhouse gases. We …