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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Climate tweets for 29 July 2014

How Bad? Climate Change Is So Bad Even Oil Companies Are Bracing for It Now:

First observations of methane release from Arctic Ocean hydrates:
[science]

'Annoying' Minor Floods Increasing on U.S. Coasts: @borenbears @AP:
[flooding, sea level]

This Huge Corporation Is Tackling Climate Change—It's a Threat to Bottom Line:
@MotherJones:
[General Mills, food, farming, agriculture]

Rising heat hits Indian wheat crop: @TheDailyClimate:
http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2014/07/india-crops
[food, farming, agriculture]

The rise of electric cars in the U.S., in 6 charts: @voxdotcom:
http://www.vox.com/2014/7/28/5944065/electric-cars-plug-in-vehicles-rising-sales-US

Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says: @Reuters:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/29/usa-climatechange-idUSL2N0Q31NX20140729

Meltfactor blog: Is the climate dragon awakening?:
http://www.meltfactor.org/blog/?p=1329
[science, Arctic, methane]

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
ABC News: Californians Are Now Shaming Their Water-Wasting Neighbors on Social Media:
http://abcn.ws/Xaq4LM
[drought]

RT Forecast The Facts @ForecastFacts:
National Review just name-called @neiltyson? Time to thank him for educating us on climate: 
http://bit.ly/teamndt  http://pic.twitter.com/diYPuTEYe5
[science, denial, Neil DeGrasse Tyson]

RT Al Gore @algore:
This fall I’ll be in Brazil training a new group of @ClimateReality Leaders. Apply today:
http://bit.ly/1yYTs5c

RT Denise Robbins @deeRobbs:
Climate change is an economic problem, as media outlets like @nbc are starting to understand:
http://mm4a.org/WLKUkO  http://pic.twitter.com/gNad2B9nwd
[journalism]

RT IPCC @IPCC_CH:
UK House of Commons energy & climate change committee: IPCC processes and conclusions robust:
http://bit.ly/WL85LW 
[science]

RT Phil Plait @BadAstronomer:
The dominant species on Earth blasts huge amounts of pollution into the air. What could possibly go wrong?:
http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/07/28/the_great_oxygenation_event_the_earth_s_first_mass_extinction.html
[science, paleoclimatology]


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Climate tweets for 28 July 2014

New study confirms water vapor as global warming amplifier: @physorg_com:
http://phys.org/news/2014-07-vapor-global-amplifier.html
[science]

Aided by Climate Change, Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime Coffee Crop:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/07/28/335293974/rust-devastates-guatemalas-prime-coffee-crop-and-its-farmers
[food, farming, agriculture]

MT @dana1981: Nigel Lawson suggests he's not skeptic, proceeds 2 deny global warming:
http://gu.com/p/3qthj/tw
[Global Warming Policy Foundation, denial]

Karma: Coal-exporting city fights rising sea level: @washingtonpost:
http://wapo.st/1rKjI2z
[Virginia]

Looks like we'll be blessed with a little more rain... : @TheDailyClimate:
http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2014/07/heavy-rains
[flooding]

Climate: Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird's Survival: @NPRnews:
http://www.npr.org/2014/07/28/319092192/shifts-in-habitat-may-threaten-ruddy-shorebirds-survival
[science, birds, wildlife, horseshoe crab, phenology, red knot]

In Illinois, residents demand answers about coal plant’s future: @MWEnergyNews:
http://www.midwestenergynews.com/2014/07/28/in-illinois-residents-demand-answers-about-coal-plants-future/#.U9af9cnyex4.twitter

Still in our (global) backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad:
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/not-my-backyard-us-sending-dirty-coal-abroad

Think It’s Hot in Texas? Austin Knows Better (Get Used to 110F):
http://nyti.ms/1lId853
[science]

RT ClimateCentral @ClimateCentral:
In the past decade, Oregon has had nearly 6X more large wildfires burning each year (on avg) than in the 1970s. 
http://pic.twitter.com/sKL22eujOd

RT Moms Clean Air Force @CleanAirMoms:
Reading: Salmon Are Dying In The Salmon River Because The Water’s Too Warm:
[wildlife, fish, food]

RT Dana Nuccitelli @dana1981:
Lesson: BC carbon tax more popular than Australian due to revenue neutrality like @citizensclimate:
http://gu.com/p/4v9d4/tw  via @guardianeco

RT Yale Climate Project @YaleClimateComm:
Our latest analysis shows Americans will support pro-#climate candidates w/ pledges to vote, money & volunteering:
[public opinion]


Monday, July 28, 2014

Climate tweets for 27 July 2014

MT @ClimateCentral: Last month, world's oceans were hottest since records began in 1880:
[science]

Cost of U.S. forest fires has more than quintupled in past 20 years:
[wildfire]

What Do Chinese Dumplings (& Everyone's Refrigeration) Have to Do w/ Global Warming?:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/magazine/what-do-chinese-dumplings-have-to-do-with-global-warming.html?ref=magazine
[China, science, energy]

Forest fires: Climate change’s new normal: @GlobeandMail:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/forest-fires-climate-changes-new-normal/article19793117/
[wildfire]

Phoenix Sets Temp Records As Arizona Punished By Extreme Heat Wave:
http://thkpr.gs/1t4XE30

Big Arctic Warmup Predicted for This Week: Melt to Speed Up, Or ... ?:
http://robertscribbler.wordpress.com/2014/07/25/big-arctic-ocean-warm-up-predicted-for-this-week-melt-to-speed-up-or-sea-ice-to-show-resiliency-due-to-variability-strength-of-negative-feedbacks/
[sea ice, science]

Yes, you heard right: River too shallow because of ... flooding:
http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2014/07/25/flooding-leaves-behind-river-barge-roadblock/
[Minnesota]

New Data on Extreme Temps Underscore Planet's Warming Trend: @InsideClimate
http://insideclimatenews.org/carbon-copy/20140723/new-data-extreme-temperatures-underscore-planets-warming-trend-scientists-say
[science]

On climate change, Republicans even more backward than oil cos: @Grist:
http://grist.org/politics/on-climate-change-republicans-are-even-more-backward-than-oil-companies/
[science, denial]

RT Al Gore @algore:
My friend @SenWhitehouse delivers his 75th speech on the Senate floor to call for climate action! 
http://ow.ly/zAUNz  #ActOnClimate

RT Bobby Wengronowitz @bobbywego:
All right BC alumni! These Eagles were asked to leave campus during their own alumni reunion.
http://pic.twitter.com/GJ6Sk1TXLi
[Boston College, investing, divestment]


Saturday, July 26, 2014

Climate tweets for 25 July 2014

How ignoring climate change could sink U.S. economy:
http://wapo.st/1pfFvvB  via @washingtonpost 
[Robert Rubin]

Photos: Lake Mead: Before/After Epic Drought: @slate:
http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/07/lake_mead_before_and_after_colorado_river_basin_losing_water_at_shocking.html?wpsrc=sh_all_tab_tw_top … [water]

Mapping Spread of Drought Across U.S.: @nytimes:
http://nyti.ms/1nXv5MX
[water, food, farming, agriculture]

Harvard historian: Strategy of climate science denial groups 'extremely successful': @guardian:
http://gu.com/p/4v7k5/tw
[Naomi Oreskes, Erik Conway]

More extreme rain for Connecticut, & no way to drain: @ctmirror:
http://ctmirror.org/more-extreme-rain-for-connecticut-and-no-way-to-drain-it/
[flooding]

MT @ClimateNow: Anders Levermann: Antarctica’s Point of No Return @ALevermann:
http://bit.ly/Us9mG9
[glaciers, sea level]

RT Climate Reality @ClimateReality:
Washington DC, #ImTooHot! So #ActOnClimate & get free @benandjerrys. Pretty cool. 7/28-29:
http://bit.ly/1sNUrVb  http://pic.twitter.com/BU0R6afOqF

RT Bill McKibben @billmckibben:
New Stanford study finds CA could be running--economically--on 100% clean power in 35 years, w/ 220,000 net new jobs:
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544214007981 
[energy, renewable energy, wind energy, wind power, solar]

Rising Seas: Will the Outer Banks Survive?: @natgeo:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/special-features/2014/07/140725-outer-banks-north-carolina-sea-level-rise-climate/
[sea level, North Carolina]

Colorado River Basin Has Lost Enough Water to Fill Lake Mead 2x:
http://thkpr.gs/1rRI6Nl
[drought]

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
WP: Ancient history shows us just how bad and volatile climate change could get:
http://wapo.st/1tJU9fM
[paleoclimatology]

RT @TenneyNaumer: 
.@ClimateHawkVote endorses Ruben Gallego for Arizona's 7th Congressional district:
http://www.climatehawksvote.com/endorse_az07_2014
[Climate Hawks Vote]

'The Northern Hemisphere Is on Fire': @motherboard:
http://motherboard.vice.com/en_au/read/the-northern-hemisphere-is-on-fire
[wildfire]

Thx, Justine! RT @mrsjcj: #FF @LEGOblockSHELL @notSeaWorld @running4buffalo @MMNNActionUK @UKRunFree @MinaANDMaya @kimczwicker

#FF @Lovemotherocean @HannahMurdockTX @algore @MartinScribbles @StephenLeahy @GWFotD @IdiotTracker @DanJWeiss #climate

#FF @TenneyNaumer @billbills @AdamPeretzman @johnlundin @TheEarthNetwork @FaunKime @alannogee @NobleIdeas #climate

#FF @Alex_Verbeek @climategeek @firebobbc @Lee_Tennant @bberwyn @suzyji @earthvisiontrst @DeSmogCanada #climate


#FF @DeSmogBlog @kkaufmann @chriscmooney @DRTucker @greenroofsuk @djspratt @climate_ice @dana1981 @TheDailyClimate #climate

#FF/join/contribute to: @mmfa @climateprogress @ClimateCentral @citizensclimate @350 @ClimateReality #climate #divest !

Friday, July 25, 2014

Climate tweets for 24 July 2014

RT Chesapeake Climate @CCAN:
DC is ready for the @Peoples_Climate march! NYC here we come!: 
http://pic.twitter.com/HFwQYDXsPZ

RT ClimateNexusHotNews @ClimateHotNews · Jul 24
Start spreading the news! @NationalJournal's @Ben_Geman reports Obama Heading to Sept UN Climate Summit in NYC:

#WoeIsMe dept: China's coal industry says times hard, outlook worse: @reuters:
[energy, air pollution]

RT @MattWaldNYT: Texas Wired for Wind Power, & More Farms Plug In:
[wind energy, energy, renewable energy]

Epic Canadian Floods Wreck 5.5 Million Acres of Cropland: robertscribbler:
[flooding, Canada, farming, agriculture, food]

Canada’s Record Rains Cut Wheat Acreage to 3-Year Low: @BloombergNews:
[flooding, farming, agriculture, food]

The man who wants 2 make sure #climate change doesn’t ruin your #beer: @WashingtonPost:
[agriculture, farming, food]

Danger of Flash Flooding, Landslides Grows as Washington Wildfire Slows:
[fire]

RT 350orBust @350orbust1:
The Latest Climate Change Denial Fact Twisting: 
[Heartland Institute]

RT Leo Hickman @LeoHickman:
LOL "The publication [The Australian] said there was no reason for it to have suspected errors in the articles in The Mail on Sunday":
[denial, Australian, journalism]

RT Tim Stephens @TimStephens10:
@SimonChapman6 @theMJA From tobacco, to wind farms, to climate change, science and facts and The @Australian are strangers.
[denial, journalism]

Dark Snow team investigates source of soot that's accelerating Greenland ice melt:
[glaciers, sea level]

8-10 inches (200-250mm) of rain in 4 hrs for South Carolina city: @thestate:
[flooding]


Thursday, July 24, 2014

Climate tweets for 23 July 2014

RT Sierra Club @sierraclub:
Taking climate action will save lives. #ActOnClimate 
[air pollution, EPA, carbon]

RT Bill McKibben @billmckibben:
Think it doesn't matter if univs divest? Harvard's endowment is larger than Jordan's GDP; Stanford beats Honduras:
[investing, divestment]

RT Eric Holthaus @EricHolthaus:
Now, there are *two* weird holes in Siberia. Thanks, climate change! VIDEO:
[permafrost, methane, Russia]

'Unprecedented' spate of wildfires incinerates homes, forces evacuations in Wash., Ore.:
[fire]

Tobacco, fossil fuels lose out as investors opt for more ethical industries:
[investing, divestment]

RT Michael E. Mann @MichaelEMann:
Excellent! RT @bberwyn Thx again @MichaelEMann - we're at ~75% of crowdfunding goal for climate reporting w/ week to go:
http://bit.ly/VaV5y7

Fighting Virginia flooding linked to rising seas: complicated, costly: @RTDNews:
http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/state-regional/fighting-va-flooding-linked-to-rising-seas-will-be-complicated/article_5d0587f9-82a5-5d7c-b397-1ef50b5b9f0d.html#.U9BDaewzQX8.twitter
[sea level]

Miami Beach leaders propose hike in storm water fees to deal w/ sea level rise:
http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/07/22/4249716/miami-beach-leaders-proposing.html
[Florida, flooding]

RT Sierra Club @sierraclub:
.@SenJohnBarrasso is one of the biggest recipients of oil & coal money in the Senate: 
http://sc.org/1pcE40O  #ActOnClimate

#climatedeaths: MT @ClimateNow: Heatstroke kills 3 in Japan, 1000s hospitalised:
http://bit.ly/1tzGyYp
[heat waves]

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
The Expansion of Antarctic Sea Ice and Self Correcting Science @gregladen:
http://bit.ly/1mB1tVl

Why the California drought affects everyone: @CIRonline:
https://beta.cironline.org/reports/why-the-california-drought-affects-everyone/
[water, food, agriculture, farming]

Attack of the Chicago climate change maggots: @WashingtonPost:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/storyline/wp/2014/07/23/attack-of-the-chicago-climate-change-maggots/
[Illinois, flooding]

Seal of approval - How marine mammals provide important climate data:
http://www.skepticalscience.com/news.php?n=2596
[science]

Faux Pause 3: More Evidence Global Surface Temps Poised to Rise Rapidly:
http://thkpr.gs/1rHVvqZ
[science]

RT Mary Anne Hitt @maryannehitt:
200 Indianapolis residents pack last night's council meeting & call for phase out of coal burning in Marion County:
http://pic.twitter.com/HTCeZbSc6Y
[Indiana, Beyond Coal]

RT Guy Martin @gyxk56:
@climatehawk1 Peoples Climate March - 21st September 2014 - London #ClimateMarchLdn:
https://www.facebook.com/peoplesclimatemarchlondon?fref=photo  http://pic.twitter.com/fhZVcECIif
[United Kingdom]

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Climate tweets for 22 July 2014

RT Climate Reality @ClimateReality:
#ClimateFact: 10 indicators of a warming world:
[science]

Excellent video: The Carbon Crisis in 90 Seconds:
[science]

Planet’s Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May: @climateprogress:
[science]

I Crashed a Climate Change Denial Conference in Las Vegas: @BrendanMontague @VICE:
[science, denial, journalism]

Breaking Big Coal's Stranglehold: @TakePart:
http://www.takepart.com/feature/2014/07/18/west-virginia-coal-health-environment?cmpid=organic-share-twitter
[energy]

EU’s outdated reliance on dirty coal bad for climate, health:
http://treealerts.org/region/europe/2014/07/eus-outdated-reliance-on-dirty-coal-bad-for-climate-and-health/
[air pollution, energy]

RT Dana Nuccitelli @dana1981:
STUDY: PBS NewsHour Airs Four Times More Climate Coverage Than ABC World News:
http://mm4a.org/1o6gdkd  via @mmfa by @LauraSanthanam
[journalism]

Oil Firms Clash With Investors on Climate: @BusinessInsider:
http://www.businessinsider.com/oil-firms-clash-with-investors-2014-7
[investing, divestment, risk]

Oregon @SenJeffMerkley vs. opponent on climate: @OregonLive:
http://www.oregonlive.com/mapes/index.ssf/2014/07/merkley_vs_wehby_on_the_issues_6.html

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
ABC News: Record Flames and Record Floods Across the Nation:
http://abcn.ws/1ngxVAP
[fire, wildfire, flooding]

The great American oyster collapse: @YahooNewsUK:
http://en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com/great-american-oyster-collapse-100103483.html#6fBzeZu
[oceans, acidification, food]

RT Monica Allen NOAA @MAllenNOAA:
NOAA climate study: warming Antarctic H2O due to poleward shifting winds may raise sea level:
http://go.usa.gov/59Nw  http://pic.twitter.com/hQPVhmhrLh
[science, glaciers]

#Climatefuture: As drought hammers N. India, armed bandits demand water:
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/armed-bandits-demand-water-dry-northern-india