Climate Justice and Problems of Scale

Illustrations generated via Craiyon This week in Pretoria, South Africa: Global Humanities Institute 2022: Climate Justice and Problems of Scale is being held at the University of Pretoria @UPTuks July 29-August 7. Hashtags: #ClimateJusticeGHI, #ClimateJustice Key Linkssites.utexas.edu/ghi/programLivestreamingScheduleRecorded [email protected]@chcinetwork Questions Is there a directory of allies working on climate issues and in particular climate justice? Who …

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 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 …

Carbon Footprint

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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 …

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 Crisis

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Climate Crisis = the adverse affects of global climatic changes HeadlinesLast Century’s Approach to Journalism Is Useless in a Climate Crisis – TNR‘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

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 …