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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Climate tweets for 17 October 2014

Florida denier pols challenged as rising sea levels get more real:  via @washingtonpost 
[flooding, science, denial]

Spot Water Shortages Begin in Sao Paulo:  via @BloombergNews 
[Brazil, drought]

When Climate Change Has Already Come: @CityLab:
[sea level, Virginia]

Desert drought dust ups avalanche danger in Colorado backcountry: @COindependent:

South Pacific climate activists blockade Australia coal port: … via @BBCNews
[sea level, flooding]

Businesses go green, little faith in U.N. climate plan: … via @TR_Foundation 
[investing, divestment, risk]

Curry Advocates Against Action on Climate Change: @HuffPostGreen:
[Judith Curry, science, denial]

RT TGWF @greenwebfound:
Do you want Twitter to stop burning #coal? Sign the petition @Avaaz:  #climatemarch continues online!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Climate tweets for 16 October 2014

This new study explains why fracking won't solve the climate crisis: @MotherJones:
[natural gas, science, energy]

Plants absorb more CO2 than we thought, but ... : @ConversationEDU:

Peru says its glaciers shrank 40% in four decades from climate change: @Reuters:
[sea level, water]

Newly released study vastly underestimates worst-case scenario for sea level rise:

U.S. considers #climatechange plan that would mandate emission cuts: @neelaeast @latimes:

Separating Science of Climate Change from Non-Science of Climate Deniers:

As deaths mount in Nepal disasters, questions about climate change raised: @TorontoStar:

Revealed: the companies doing the most to combat climate change: @cdproject:
[investing, divestment]

Why climate 'uncertainty' is no excuse for doing nothing: @ConversationEDU:
[science, denial]

Can Progressives, Enviros, Scientists Save Capitalism From Pro-Collapse Polluters?:

Why Fossil Fuel Divestment Is Working | Ethics & International Affairs:
[investing, risk]

RT Naomi Oreskes @NaomiOreskes:
The divestment movement is gaining steam. What can it achieve?: … via @grist
[investing, risk]

Will Climate Change Denial Become Political Liability? U.S. Treaty Envoy Thinks So: @insideclimate:

Tell eBay: Don't support climate change denial. Drop ALEC now! #DisruptDenial:
[science, American Legislative Exchange Council]

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Climate tweets for 14 October 2014

Reservoir at 5%: Climate Change to Leave Sao Paulo’s 20 Million without Water by November?: 
[Brazil, drought]

Companies woefully unprepared for climate events: S&P: … via @TR_Foundation
[investing, divestment, risk, Standard and Poor's]

Starting to Sting? Exxon Blasts Movement to Divest From Fossil Fuels:
[investing, divestment, ExxonMobil, denial]

Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice Is Coastal Flooding ‘Warning Bell’: @ClimateCentral:
[Antarctica, glaciers]

Consistent: Paul Ryan Still Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About On Climate Change: 
[science, denial]

When climate change comes after even the most common species: @NewsHour:

Dinner with global warming contrarians, disaster for dessert: @dana1981 @guardian:
[science, denial]

European countries still drag heels on climate as wild weather builds: via @guardian 

Opinion: Seeing U.S. business opportunity in low-carbon economy: @thehill:

California Heat Delivers Costly Blow to Coastal San Diego: @insideclimate: h/t @eadouglass
[heat waves, energy]

RT Concerned Scientists @UCSUSA:
Faced with ongoing exodus of funders, ALEC is suddenly in a hurry to hide its long history of denying climate change:
[science, denial, American Legislative Exchange Council, Kochs]

Joining the club: New Zealand is drying out, & here's why: … via @ConversationEDU
[drought, food, water, farming, agriculture]

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Climate tweets for 13 October 2014

Climate change: Study reveals sea levels steady for 6,000 years before rapid rise in past 150:

Moron alert: Coal 'good for humanity': Australia PM Tony Abbott: … via @ABCNews 
[energy, air pollution, health, denial]

Hagel: Climate change will challenge U.S. military: @lbaldor @AP:
[national security]

Lax climate policy hasn't made Canada 'energy super power': @CdnPress:

More Anglican dioceses join fossil fuel divestment ranks: 
[investing, Australia]

RT Cynthia @cs4colorado @cs4colorado:
.@MarkUdall is a green, environmental champion! Gardner can't answer question on climate!: … #SaveTheSenate
[Cory Gardner, denial]

Half of summers will soon be relentlessly hot for hundreds of millions of people: @MotherJones:
[heat waves, China]

Marchers headed to Pittsburgh to warn of #climatechange:
[investing, divestment]

When the ice vanished: Alaska town and polar bears: @ajam:
[wildlife, sea ice, Arctic]

The Planet Just Had Its Hottest September on Record: @climateprogress:

Kate Has Things to Say: Our Climate's Excellent Adventure: @DrKateMarvel:

RT Rob Hopkins @robintransition:
Wind power is cheapest energy, EU analysis finds:
[wind energy, renewable energy]

Look out below: For concrete, climate change may mean shorter lifespan:

As Minnesota's climate changes, bad air, new disease risks follow: @mprnews:

Monday, October 13, 2014

Climate tweets for 12 October 2014

RT David Spratt @djspratt:
NASA (preliminary) climate temperature data has September 2014 hottest Sept on record via @thingsbreak

Sao Paulo Facing Water Shutoffs If Withdrawals Cut: @BloombergNews:
[Brazil, drought]

Alaska: Birch trees hammered by heat, invasive insects: 
[forests, heat waves]

Not Just California: Droughts Extend Across Americas:
[water, food, agriculture, farming]

Americans Can Save More Money by Not Burning It: Study: @BloombergNews:
[energy efficiency]

Outrage at ANU divestment shows power of its idea:
h/t @DrRimmer
[investing, Australian National University]

Grim outlook 4 fish as climate change makes waters warmer: @TheScotsman:
[wildlife, food, oceans]

Texans Getting Creative w/ Saving Water:  
[drought, Texas]

Indonesia to build $263m sea wall to protect capital from sea level rise: @TR_Foundation:
[flooding, Jakarta]

RT Fred Bentler @Bentler:
Students continue to push WWU Foundation to divest from fossil fuel:
[investing, divestment, Western Washington University]

RT grist @grist:
No, there is NOT more ice at the poles -- and other denier myths debunked:
[science, denial] 

.@TomSteyer's climate change crusade focuses on midterm races, for now: 

Republicans flail about looking for alternative to climate denialism: @drgrist:
pscience, denial]

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Climate tweets for 10 October 2014

Acid Oceans Could Deal Heavy Blow to Fishing-Dependent Nations: @IPSnews:
[acidification, food]

Methane ‘Hot Spot’: Huge, But Nothing Compared to Other Methane Sources:

Hundreds of Hunting, Fishing Groups Voice Support for Action on Climate:

Miami Uses Pumps (& lots of $) to Battle Flooding from Sea Level Rise:
[Florida, adaptation]

California drought pushes BC food prices higher (video): @vancouversun: 
[British Columbia, Canada, water, agriculture]

#GenCO2? Pricing Arctic change, for boardrooms & soccer moms alike: @TheDailyClimate:

Few U.S. states preparing for climate change, study says: @neelaeast @latimes:

Global CO2 pricing scheme surfaces ahead of 2015 climate summit: @Euractiv:
[carbon tax]

RT Andrew Freedman @afreedma:
.@capitalweather maybe your comparison of @curryja and @JohnKerry on #climate could note which view most climate scientists agree w/?

RT Anders Hedberg @anheepc:
2057. #NewEngland #ocean #species shifted as much as 200 mi north, @NOAANCDC reports: 

RT ClimateCommunication @ClimateComms:
Wall Street Journal offers a skewed climate perspective from Judith Curry:

The Vast Benefits Of Energy Efficiency: In Shocker, @nytimes Op-Ed Confuses:
[New York Times]

Friday, October 10, 2014

Climate tweets for 9 October 2014

‘The Other CO2 Problem’: How Acidic Oceans Will Cost Our Economy Billions:
[acidification, fishing, food]

Catching on: Californians make big cuts in water usage, report says:

Sea Level Rise Making Flooding Routine for U.S. Coastal Cities: @ClimateCentral:

Minister touts evangelicals' role facing climate change: @jaxdotcom:
[faith, religion]

"[I]nvestment in the fossil fuel industry [is] unethical, socially irresponsible ...":
[New Zealand, Presbyterian Church, investing, divestment]

Glasgow University 1st in U.K. to sell its fossil fuel investments: @BBCNews:
[investing, divestment]

California leads on climate change, says 50-state tool: @usatoday:  

Congressman: ‘I Am a Scientist’ & There’s No Evidence of Human-Caused Climate Change:
[science, denial, Dan Benishek, Michigan]

RT Alan Nogee @alannogee:
Yes, yes. RT @tcktcktck: Phasing out coal is cheapest way to emissions reductions and lo-C economy. @climatepolicy: 

RT BulletinOfTheAtomic @BulletinAtomic:
Is it possible to have any fun at all without burning fossil fuels?:

RT Climate Reality @ClimateReality:
Ruffed grouse: This beauty could fly away forever from North Carolina.  @audubonsociety
[wildlife, birds]