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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Climate tweets for 22 April 2014

California drought: Food banks drying up, too: @SFGate http://www.sfgate.com/politics/joegarofoli/article/California-drought-Food-banks-drying-up-too-5416846.php?cmpid=twitter 
[farming, agriculture]

Drought, neighbors press Las Vegas to conserve water: @latimes http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-las-vegas-drought-20140421,0,5098010.story#axzz2zWUEphTN 
[Nevada]

California’s Thirsting Farmland: @NYTimes http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/21/business/energy-environment/californias-thirsting-farmland.html
[drought, water, farming, food, agriculture]

Opinion: Keystone, carbon and sea level rise: @PostandCourier http://www.postandcourier.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140421/PC1002/140429945/1021/keystone-carbon-and-sea-level-rise&source=RSS 
[South Carolina, flooding]

Mechanism behind mega-heatwaves pinpointed: @NatureNews 
http://www.nature.com/news/mechanism-behind-mega-heatwaves-pinpointed-1.15078 
[science]

Earth Day and the Arctic: Where Climate Change Is Up Close and Personal: @IBTimes 
http://www.ibtimes.com/earth-day-arctic-where-climate-change-close-personal-1574409 

Since 1st Earth Day (1970), U.S. Temps Marching Upward: @ClimateCentral http://www.climatecentral.org/news/since-first-earth-day-u.s.-temps-marching-upward-17330 
[science]

Dirty power plants emit 40% of U.S. carbon pollution & we pay #CostOfCarbon. Cut carbon this Earth Day: 
http://thndr.it/1gq4rxA 

RT CitizensClimateLobby ‏@citizensclimate:
Happy Earth Day! Check out CCL's HuffPost calling for a carbon tax and pass it along. 
http://ow.ly/w1IZV


Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Climate tweets for 21 April 2014

Hot Western U.S., Cold East May Be Norm as World Warms: @ClimateCentral http://www.climatecentral.org/news/hot-west-cold-east-may-be-norm-as-world-warms-17319 
[science]

Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights: @latimes 
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-solar-kochs-20140420,0,2718030,full.story#axzz2zSS1VPZS 
[Koch, renewable energy, clean energy]

What GOP's War On Science Looks Like: @io9 

Editorial: World "Running Out of Time" to deal with global warming inexpensively: @nytimes 

.@SkepticScience consensus paper voted ERL's best article of 2013: http://www.skepticalscience.com/SkS-consensus-paper-ERL-best-article-2013.html 
[science]

RT Climate Reality ‏@ClimateReality:
Time to stand up. On #EarthDay let's make our commitment to climate heard. RT & join our @ThunderclapIt today 
[science]

RT CitizensClimateLobby ‏@citizensclimate:
Editorial in San Antonio calls for putting price on carbon! The high cost of climate change denial 

Monday, April 21, 2014

Climate tweets for 20 April 2014

RT 350 dot org @350:
“People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change.” - Desmond Tutu
[investing, divestment]

Dump fossil fuels for health of our hearts: Simple Climate 
https://simpleclimate.wordpress.com/2014/04/19/dump-fossil-fuels-for-the-health-of-our-hearts/ 
[air pollution]

RT Climate Reality ‏@ClimateReality:
Tonight, don't miss #HarrisonFord & @Schwarzenegger in Episode 2 of @YEARSofLIVING! Watch on @SHO_Network at 10pm ET/PT #YEARSProject

The drought hitting 40% of the entire U.S., in 5 maps: @washingtonpost 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/04/17/the-drought-hitting-40-percent-of-the-entire-country-in-5-maps/
[water, food, farming, ranching, agriculture]

Rising food prices pinching consumers: @usatoday 
http://usat.ly/QcJLiG 
[drought, farming, agriculture] 

RT ClimateCentral ‏@ClimateCentral:
California drought: 2014 vs. this time last year 
http://pic.twitter.com/28Ij0DswcY http://bit.ly/1oM7BB8 

Is climate change the new slavery?: How volcano changed the world: @Grist http://grist.org/climate-energy/is-climate-change-the-new-slavery/
[farming, food, agriculture, Tambora]

RT Sandy Dechert ‏@sandydec:
YEARS: What It Is, Who, & What It’s All About | Sandy Dechert http://bit.ly/1rbUqFq  READ, WATCH tonite! 

Climate change threatens national security: @ericholthaus @slate http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/04/david_titley_climate_change_war_an_interview_with_the_retired_rear_admiral.html 
[military, David Titley]

As Peru's glaciers disappear, so does water they supply: http://www.cbc.ca/edmonton/features/dying-for-a-drink/disappearing-act.html 
[food, farming]

Change farming for climate: US expert: @ABCRural 
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-04-17/nrn-change-farming-for-climate-17-04-14/5397534 
[food, agriculture]

RT Dana Nuccitelli ‏@dana1981:
Op-ed: Time to tax carbon and give taxpayers the money http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57832793-82/carbon-tax-climate-report.html.csp 
… via @sltrib by Mark Reynolds 

RT ClimateNow ‏@ClimateNow:
India’s Worsening Water Crisis - 114 million will soon face desperate shortages http://bit.ly/1lhmoxV
[food, farming, agriculture]

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Climate tweets for 18 April 2014

China's coal boom slowing — that's big deal for climate change: @Voxdotcom http://www.vox.com/2014/4/17/5624360/china-coal-boom-ending-climate-change 

RT Jim Harris ‏@JimHarris:
Coal is Kaput in Ontario! Shutting coal fired plants = largest CO2 cut in N America
http://twitpic.com/e18tun
[energy, divestment]

RT Bill McKibben ‏@billmckibben:
Oddly, pols leading attacks on #KXL delay all nest in the pockets of the big oil barons 
http://priceofoil.org/2014/04/18/keystone-xl-announcement-met-oily-response/
[Keystone, pipeline, denial]

Globalwarming: Salvation Gets Cheap: @NYTimes
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/18/opinion/krugman-salvation-gets-cheap.html?_r=0 
[energy, renewable energy, wind power, wind energy, solar]

Renewables Cheaper Than Nuclear Or CCS, Finds German Study: @CleanTechnica http://cleantechnica.com/2014/04/18/renewables-cheaper-nuclear-ccs-finds-german-decarbonization-study/ 
[renewable energy, wind energy, wind power, solar, energy]

Global warming not due to CFCs – another ABC (Anything but Carbon) "theory" fails: http://www.skepticalscience.com/global-warming-not-cfcs-lu-nuccitelli-2014.html 
[denial, science]

Farmers Seeking Heat Relief Signal Brazil Climate Peril: @BloombergNews http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-17/farmers-seeking-heat-relief-signal-brazil-climate-peril.html 
[food, farming, drought, agriculture, water]

Clean energy: Is a boom coming in 2014?: @CSMonitor http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2014/0416/Clean-energy-Is-a-boom-coming-in-2014 
[energy, renewable energy, wind energy, wind power, solar]

More, bigger wildfires burning western U.S., study shows: @physorg_com http://phys.org/news/2014-04-bigger-wildfires-western.html 
[fire]

RT Heidi Cullen ‏@HeidiCullen:
New @theAGU wildfire study suggests large-scale climate changes, not local factors, driving increasing fire trend: 
http://news.agu.org/press-release/more-bigger-wildfires-burning-western-u-s-study-shows/

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

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

#FF @Alex_Verbeek @climategeek @firebobbc @Lee_Tennant @bberwyn @suzyji @earthvisiontrst @shapeshiftdream #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, April 18, 2014

Climate tweets for 17 April 2014

RT Carbon Tracker ‏@CarbonBubble: 
Don't bet on the Oil Price. Here is an infographic preview of what our new report is going to be about..#cutthecapex 
http://pic.twitter.com/RQxvYRgZDA
[investing, divestment]

Universities must end financial ties to climate-change denying fossil-fuel giants – now
http://gu.com/p/3zga9/tw
[investing, divestment]

RT Heidi Cullen ‏@HeidiCullen:
RT @afreedma: California suffers astonishingly fast snowpack melt as drought intensifies 
http://mashable.com/2014/04/17/california-snowpack-melt-drought/
[water, food, agriculture, farming]

1.5C target 'out of range', says @IPCC chair: @RTCCnewswire 
http://shar.es/T49Ui 
[science]

The consequences of climate change in our lifetimes: @skepticscience http://www.skepticalscience.com/the-consequences-of-climate-change-in-our-lifetimes.html 
[science]

The Tax Breaks That Are Killing the Planet: @ZoeSCarpenter @TheNation http://www.thenation.com/blog/179357/tax-breaks-are-killing-planet 

After Dry Winter In California, Preparations Begin 4 Harsh Wildfire Season http://thkpr.gs/1neqH16 
[drought, fire]

.@ClimateCoLab: Fighting climate change, one contest at a time: @guardian http://gu.com/p/3zeg9/tw

Climate costs 'may prove much higher' – report: @TheDailyClimate http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2014/04/social-carbon-cost-climate 

RT boatsie ‏@boatsie:
@350BayArea hosts 1st post IPCC_wg3 Climate conf. climatechange
http://bit.ly/1i5hkNJ 

RT Heidi Cullen ‏@HeidiCullen:
CA drought to push produce prices up. Biggest hikes likely for lettuce +34%, avocados +28%: 
http://azc.cc/1j2Tksy via @azcentral 
[food, farming, agriculture]

RT Clara Vondrich ‏@Clara_Vondrich:
Fossil titans are the real roadblocks to #Climate action @RobertKennedyJr http://nyti.ms/1l9deUa #TrueThat Follow the Dark Money!
[investing, divestment, oil]

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Climate tweets for 16 April 2014

RT Bill McKibben ‏@billmckibben:
Getting serious now: Daily Mail reports global warming may degrade barley, damaging the taste of beer 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2606183/Will-taste-pint-affected-global-warming-Rising-temperatures-cause-quality-beer-drop.html 
[food, farming, agriculture]

Small Army Now Fighting Siberian Wildfires in April: robertscribbler http://robertscribbler.wordpress.com/2014/04/15/small-army-now-fighting-siberian-wildfires-in-april/ 
[fire, Russia]

Greenland's icecap loses stability: @ClimateNewsNet http://www.climatenewsnetwork.net/2014/04/greenlands-icecap-loses-stability/ 
[science, sea level]

RT Climate Reality ‏@ClimateReality:
Check out the findings from the last IPCC report as we embrace the AR5 WG lll release 
http://www.ipcc.ch/  
http://pic.twitter.com/OVdmj0USnG (infographic)
[science]

RT Clean Air Society ‏@CleanAirSociety:
More progress for clean air: No more coal burning for Thunder Bay Generating Station 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/thunder-bay-generating-station-stops-burning-coal-1.2610782 
[Canada]

Heartland logic: More people have heard of Castro than @MichaelEMann, so globalwarming is false. 
http://www.skepticalscience.com/news.php?n=2496
[science, denial]

Pakistan has only 30 days of #water reserves - researchers: @TR_Foundation
http://www.trust.org/item/20140408163112-l1ezy/ 
[drought]

Agriculture's growing effects on rainfall: @physorg_com 
http://phys.org/news/2014-04-agriculture-effects.html
[drought, farming, water, food]

Weather disasters will be more frequent & costly, TD says: @CBCNews http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/weather-disasters-will-be-more-frequent-and-costly-td-says-1.2610799 

Tax Breaks In Australia to Fund Climate Misinformation Book: @DeSmogBlog http://www.desmogblog.com/2014/04/14/tax-breaks-australia-fund-climate-misinformation-book 
[denial]


Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Climate tweets for 15 April 2014

RT Fossil Free ‏@GoFossilFree:
WWRD (What Would Rosie Do)? With that can-do spirit, she'd divest of course: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.267323880116076.1073741833.122088667972932&type=1 … We <3 this, @DivestSmith!
[investing, divestment]

Canada’s Climate Warms to Corn as Grain Belt Shifts North: @BW http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-04-15/canada-s-climate-warms-to-corn-as-grain-belt-shifts-north 
[food, farming, agriculture]

Climate scientist James Hansen says the heat is on: 
http://www.dailylocal.com/general-news/20140411/climate-activist-says-the-heat-is-on
[science]

What’s devastating wild moose population in New England?: @NewsHour http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/alarming-decline-wild-moose-new-hampshire/
[wildlife]

Casanare drought raises Colombia climate fears: @BBCNews http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-27020209
[water, food, farming, agriculture]

Drought threatens one of Asia’s favorite crops: tea: 
http://www.cnbc.com/id/101575001
[food, agriculture, water]

Bombshell: Study Ties Epic California Drought, ‘Frigid East’ to Manmade Climate Change
http://thkpr.gs/1iVyRo4
[science]

RT Fossil Free ‏@GoFossilFree:
Such. A. Cool. Banner. MT @backboneprog Great day at Seattle University! Divest from fossil fuels now! 
http://pic.twitter.com/ivHvUjEVvL

How open data is being used to hack climate change: @guardian http://www.theguardian.com/media-network/media-network-blog/2014/apr/14/climate-change-flooding-open-data 

RT Things Break ‏@thingsbreak:
.@bjornlomborg Why are you comparing the annual [damage] cost to the [cumulative mitigation] cost? I mean, I know why, but why do you think you won't get caught?

New Jersey's Coastal Assets Threatened by Global Rise in Sea Level: @NJSpotlight http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/14/04/13/new-jersey-s-coastal-assets-threatened-by-global-rise-in-sea-level/?p=all
[flooding]