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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


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Climate tweets for 21 July 2014

RT Climate Progress @climateprogress:
Wind turbine manufacturer hiring 800 people in Colorado as orders pile up: 
http://thkpr.gs/1sFjY2Q  http://pic.twitter.com/cdN3HB2RHt
[wind energy, wind power, energy, renewable energy]

How much of #Boston would vanish with a 7.5-foot coastal flood:
[sea level, flooding]

Multiple Wildfires Burn Thru Washington, Leaving 1 Dead, Destroying 150 Homes: 
http://thkpr.gs/1rDJNxE
[fire]

How accurate are climate models? A closer look: @dana1981 @guardian: 
http://gu.com/p/4v4kx/tw 
[science]

Opinion: @EPA carbon rules good step for health: @mtstandard: 
http://mtstandard.com/news/opinion/carbon-rules-a-good-step-for-health/article_7e7e7ea2-0fbf-11e4-a357-0019bb2963f4.html
[air pollution]

With Lake Mead sinking, pressure grows for action: @TucsonStar:
http://bit.ly/1n1FTOz
[water, drought]

MT @ClimateNow: Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe: 
http://bit.ly/1nZFxIC
[science]

RT Andrew Campbell @AndrewCampbell2:
Terrific Canadian article on PMs Abbott & Harper: What do they know that economists don’t?:
http://fw.to/QIo4eGB
[Canada, Australia, denial, carbon tax]

Opinion: Reflecting on climate change upon granddaughter's birth: @njdotcom:
http://s.nj.com/yHToM7R

Utah farmer: If you eat, you care about climate change: @heraldextra:
http://www.heraldextra.com/news/opinion/editorial/guest-opinion-if-you-eat-you-care-about-climate-change/article_3710d8d4-f3ad-5126-a73b-80ce0e3e16fb.html
[food, agriculture, water]

MT @ClimateNow: Official Says Jamaica's Drought Intensifying: http://abcn.ws/1nXR5Mh
[water, food, agriculture, Caribbean]

RT Bill McKibben @billmckibben:
Well, I must say: this sure defies the odds. 352 months in a row of above average global temps. What could it be?:
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/world-breaks-monthly-heat-record-2-times-row
[science]

Drought drying up small Central Valley farmers' future: @FresnoBee:
http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/07/19/4032162/drought-drying-up-small-farmers.html
[food, farming, agriculture, water, California]

RT Andy Borowitz @BorowitzReport:
Nation Apparently Believed in Science at Some Point 
http://pic.twitter.com/4B9pZiFNSu

Monday, July 21, 2014

Climate tweets for 20 July 2014

Florida Gov Agrees to Meet w/ Climate Scientists After Letter Stirs Up Political Pressure:
[Rick Scott, science, denial]

RT Eric Holthaus @EricHolthaus:
Climate Failure: U.S. Passes Saudi Arabia As World’s Largest Oil Producer:
http://www.desmogblog.com/2014/07/19/climate-failure-u-s-passes-saudi-arabia-world-s-largest-oil-producer  http://pic.twitter.com/6Pt79EjwDJ

The carbon taxes we're already paying: @LATimes:
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-schapiro-high-costs-of-climate-change-20140717-story.html#page=1

RT Bill McKibben @billmckibben:
For 1st time in decades, Obama opens E. Seaboard to oil exploration, area twice size of CA. Why? Ugh:
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/18/obama-sonic-cannons-gas-oil-exploration
[energy]

RT Ken Caldeira @KenCaldeira:
Eating beef has about 10 times the warming effect of eating pork or chicken.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-014-1197-x

Drought hinders California emissions goals: @SFGate:
http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/Drought-hinders-state-s-emissions-goals-5633275.php
[water, energy, hydropower]

Vanishing Glaciers: Repeat Photos of Alaska: @weatherchannel:
http://www.weather.com/news/science/environment/alaskas-glaciers-capturing-earth-changing-our-eyes-20131125
[sea level]

Team finds sea level rise in western tropical Pacific human-caused:
http://phys.org/news/2014-07-team-sea-western-tropical-pacific.html
[science]

A Carbon Tax That Can Rise from Australia's Ashes: @citizensclimate http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mark-reynolds/a-carbon-tax-that-can-ris_b_5602729.html?utm_hp_ref=tw
[Citizens' Climate Lobby]

As Climate Impacts Accelerate, Speed of Mitigation Becomes Key:
http://huff.to/1reFv29

Climate change fueling increase in pollen, allergies: @MichiganRadio:
http://bit.ly/1jG0Ejd
[health]

RT Shaping2morrowsWorld @STWorg:
New StW post: Well estimated global warming by climate models -- Nature Climate Change paper:
http://www.shapingtomorrowsworld.org/lewandowskyCMIP5.html
[science]

.@TomSteyer vs. Koch Brothers: Billionaire battle over climate change: @slate:
http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/07/tom_steyer_koch_brothers_billionaires_are_battling_over_climate_change.html
[denial]


Saturday, July 19, 2014

Climate tweets for 18 July 2014

RT Yale Environment 360 @YaleE360 · 22h
Germany tops world energy-efficiency ranking, US scores near bottom:
 
Polar Jet Stream Wrecked By Climate Change Fuels Unprecedented Wildfires Over Canada, Siberia:
[fire, Russia]

RT Ayesha Pande @agent_ayesha:
An incredible and powerful review of The Collapse of Western Civilization by @NaomiOreskes and @ErikMConway.
 
Mysterious Siberian Crater May Portend Methane Climate Catastrophe:
[permafrost]

Fossil fuels 'win', we all lose as Australia repeals carbon tax: @guardian:
http://gu.com/p/4v3m2/tw
[denial]

RT Al Gore @algore:
The decision to repeal Australia's price on carbon is a disappointing step for a country with a legacy of leadership:
http://ow.ly/zjGwQ
[denial]


Alabama, which has much at risk from climate change, argues it doesn't exist:
http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060003006
[denial, sea level]

W/o Much Straining, Minnesota Reins In Its Utilities’ Carbon Emissions:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/18/us/politics/without-much-straining-minnesota-reins-in-its-utilities-carbon-emissions.html
[renewable energy, wind power, wind energy]

Quoting John Christy On #Climate Change Like Quoting Dick Cheney On Iraq: @climateprogress:
http://thkpr.gs/1ruIkto
[science, denial]

RT Michael E. Mann @MichaelEMann:
'Scientists Debunk Daily Caller's "Way Off Base" Claim About Penguins & Global Warming' @deeRobbs @MMFA:
http://mediamatters.org/blog/2014/07/18/scientists-debunk-daily-callers-way-off-base-cl/200140 … #DailyMauler
[science, denial, Antarctica]

Climate data from air, land, sea, ice in 2013 reflect trends of warming planet:
http://www.skepticalscience.com/news.php?n=2603
[science, State of the Climate 2013, NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration]

The distorting reality of "false balance" in the media: @KatrinaNation:
http://wapo.st/1nCKxT6
[journalism, denial]


Friday, July 18, 2014

Climate tweets for 17 July 2014

39 killed in Cote D'Ivoire's rainy season so far. Time to #connectthedots between climate change and extreme weather:
[flooding]

How worst drought in decades impacts Californians: @usatoday:
[water]

How Your Tax Dollars Fund Climate Change Denial: @EcoWatch:

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
World is getting warmer, says global climate report:
http://bit.ly/1rkpZl9  #DenyThis?

RT Forecast The Facts @ForecastFacts:
RT @branto ".@google's answer to why it funds @ALEC_states at #NN14 today? "No comment." #dontfundevil

RT ClimateCentral @ClimateCentral:
How the Northwest Territory fires fit in the context of a larger 'unprecedented' burn:
[wildfire, Canada]

Oregon, Washington Declare States of Emergency as Wildfires Spread:
[fire]

Climate Records Shattered in 2013: @LiveScience
[science]

Scientists Look for Causes of Baffling Dieoff of Sea Stars: @YaleE360:
[oceans, wildlife]

RT Connie Hedegaard @CHedegaardEU:
I regret Australia carbon tax repeal just as new carbon pricing initiatives are emerging all around the world:
[denial]

The One Metric That’s Hiding True Cost of Climate Change: @climateprogress:

Is global warming causing extreme weather via jetstream waves?: @guardian:
[science]

RT John Mashey @JohnMashey:
RT Lindsay Abrams @readingirl:
Guy spreading misinformation about climate science feels victimized, and the NYT is ON IT: 


Divestment campaigns take hold in Norway: @350:
[investing]

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

#FF @GoFossilFree @CelloMomOnCars @BeyondCoal @SeaShepherdSal @AllanMargolin #climate

#FF @YaleClimateComm @CeresNews @ClimateHotNews @ClimateNow @CLIMATEMAMA @oscare2000 @wenstephenson @Climateate #climate

#FF @AndrewDessler @ClimateOfGavin @mle_marion @bradleyjdibble @healthy_climate @ForecastFacts @DebbySchade #climate

#FF @kellyrigg @readfearn @ClimateBites @CleanAirMoms @ForecastFacts @jackthelad1947 @hottopicnz @frankejames #climate

#FF @billmckibben @MichaelEMann @AGW_Prof @heidicullen @Bentler @climatecliff @YaleE360 @capital_climate #climate

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Climate tweets for 16 July 2014

China flooding: Ancient town of Fenghuang submerged in water: @BBCNews

RT Peter Hannam @p_hannam:
How heat content of top 700m of ocean has changed, according to Japan. Trend line is pretty clear:
[science]

RT Samantha Smith @pandaclimate:
Germany wins! 750 M EUR to Green Climate Fund; & KfW to raise 1.5 BN EUR green bonds - w/o fossil fuels & nuclear:
http://bit.ly/1zIeZAo
[investing, divestment]

Must-Read ‘Collapse of Western Civilization’ — A View From Year 2393: @climateprogress
http://thkpr.gs/1rrJ6aL

MT @ClimateNow: @NYTimes: When Climate Change Floods Your Heart:
http://nyti.ms/1n8ElTY
[New York]

RT Moms Clean Air Force @CleanAirMoms:
Have you told the Senate to end tax breaks for wealthy and powerful oil, gas, and coal companies? Act now:
http://ow.ly/ywtDu
[energy subsidies]

Red States Way Ahead of Congress on Global Warming: @ucsusa @HuffPostBlog:
http://huff.to/1rdEK9B
[public opinion, denial]

Drought threatens western Nevada's way of life: @rgj:
http://on.rgj.com/1mbw4Zt
[water, farming, ranching, agriculture]

What climate tipping points should we be looking out for?: @ConversationEDU
http://theconversation.com/what-climate-tipping-points-should-we-be-looking-out-for-27108 [science]

California Drought: The Jetstream Connection: @greenman3610:
http://climatecrocks.com/2014/07/16/california-drought-the-jetstream-connection/
[science, Jennifer Francis]

10 Scientists Seek Meeting with Florida’s Governor to Explain Climate Change:
http://thkpr.gs/1qfo7uw
[science, denial, Rick Scott]