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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Climate tweets for 30 September 2014

RT Eric Holthaus @EricHolthaus:
No, China isn't the problem. We are.
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/09/30/china_s_not_the_problem_with_carbon_emissions_we_are.html

Opinion: 3 Lessons to Winning War on Global Warming: @InsideClimate:
http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20140930/3-lessons-winning-war-global-warming
[investing, divestment]

News Corp, Occidental Among Latest Firms to Cut Ties w/ ALEC: @prwatch:
http://shar.es/1aOUqq
[Occidental Petroleum, American Legislative Exchange Council, denial]

Like Snorting Koch: Watching Fox News Addicts Viewers, Misinforms Them On Climate Change:
http://thkpr.gs/3573869 
[denial, journalism]

How fishery once 'a marvel of the world' died:
http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060006536
[food, fishing, Grand Banks, cod]

Oil majors target King Coal in fight for [low part of] climate high ground:
http://shar.es/1aOlKW 
[energy, natural gas]

RT Hot Topic @hottopicnz:
Another French extreme rainfall record - 2nd in 13 days - 299mm drenches Montpellier, most in just 3 hours:
http://www.wunderground.com/blog/weatherhistorian/comment.html?entrynum=308
[flooding, France]

Australian govt energy paper: Coal 4 decades to come:
http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2014/9/30/policy-politics/climate-experts-slam-energy-green-paper … via @BusinessSpec 

Global Warming Elevates Odds of Extreme Weather, from Australia to California: @mashable:
http://mashable.com/2014/09/29/global-warming-making-heat-waves-some-droughts-more-common-studies-find/#:eyJzIjoidCIsImkiOiJfb3NhYmV0c3h1aWdoc2dnNCJ9
[heat waves, drought]

Despite @UN climate summit, fossil fuel firms still in for long term: @guardian:
http://gu.com/p/42xd8/tw
[investing, divestment]

Growing, and Growing Vulnerable: Atlantic, Gulf Barrier Islands:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/science/barrier-islands-feeling-the-effects-of-climate-change.html?_r=0
[sea level, flooding]

Putting a price on carbon: Why not a carbon tax?: @STWorg:
http://www.shapingtomorrowsworld.org/HodgkinsonTax.html
[investing, divestment]

RT Sandy Dechert @sandydec:
Catalyzing Action At The September 2014 UN Climate Summit | S Dechert (LONG):
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/09/29/catalyzing-action-september-2014-un-climate-summit/


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Climate tweets for 29 September 2014

Climate Change Deniers Are Having A Very Bad Year:
http://oilprice.com/The-Environment/Global-Warming/Climate-Change-Deniers-Are-Having-A-Very-Bad-Year.html 
[science, denial, journalism, American Legislative Exchange Council, Google, Yelp, Facebook]

RT Dame Holly Has A Hat @Lee_Tennant:
Climate detectives reveal handprint of human-caused climate change in Australia:
http://phy.so/331206951  via @physorg_com 
[science]

National Science Foundation: Record California Drought Directly Linked to Climate Change:
http://thkpr.gs/3573288 
[science]

World wildlife populations halved in 40 years - report: @BBCNews:
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29418983

'Wait and see' on climate? No, science is clear: act now: @ConversationEDU:
http://theconversation.com/wait-and-see-on-climate-no-the-science-is-clear-act-now-32147 
[denial, Steven Koonin, Wall Street Journal]

Big Business Climate Change Movement Grows in Size and Heft: @InsideClimate:
http://shar.es/1aIhCG
[investing, divestment, risk]

Climate change makes it harder to save Lake Erie: @ecowriterohio @toledonews:
http://po.st/RU6Hzy
[Ohio, algae, water pollution]

Climate change pushing tropical trees upslope "exactly as predicted":
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0927-salisbury-climate-change-pushing-trees-upslope.html#2T5JiqXmrvydfEF2.02
[forests, science, ecology]

Norfolk sea level rise takes shine off waterfront homes:
http://fw.to/0miUROd
[flooding, Virginia]

RT Bernadette Woods @BernadetteWoods:
Human-related climate change led to extreme heat, scientists say. #climatematters:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/science/earth/human-related-climate-change-led-to-extreme-heat-scientists-say.html?_r=2

Duck & Cover: Iowa U.S. Senate Candidate Joni Ernst Joins ‘I Don’t Know Science’ Climate Change Chorus:
http://thkpr.gs/3573254 
[denial]

California burning points to more intense wildfires: @ClimateNewsNet:
http://www.climatenewsnetwork.net/2014/09/california-burning-points-to-more-intense-wildfires/
[science, fire]


Monday, September 29, 2014

Climate tweets for 28 September 2014

Flooding, forest fires, expanding deserts: the future has arrived: @guardian:
http://gu.com/p/42vn6/tw
[wildfires, science]

RT Fossil Free @GoFossilFree:
Divestment targets top 200 publicly-traded companies holding most of world's oil and gas. #whywedivest: 
http://pic.twitter.com/PFzsKpxcK4
[investing, risk]

Another California drought casualty: No chance to make key air standard:
http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/09/27/4147542/another-drought-casualty-no-chance.html
[air pollution, health, science]

Despite recent split from ALEC, @Google’s connections to climate change denial deep: @sfgate:
http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Despite-recent-split-from-conservative-group-5781594.php?cmpid=twitter
[American Legislative Exchange Council]


How big business can help fight climate change: Bob McDonald @CBCNews:
http://www.cbc.ca/1.2779268 
[investing, divestment, risk]

Climate change finds place in faith: @azds:
http://bit.ly/1wPJCkM
[religion]

Climate Threat: As Global Leaders Stall, Cities Move To Cut Emissions, Boost Efficiency:
http://www.ibtimes.com/climate-change-threat-global-leaders-stall-cities-move-cut-emissions-boost-efficiency-1695776#.VChwchAnVL8.twitter

How Melty Was Arctic Sea This Year?: http://scienceblogs.com/gregladen/2014/09/28/how-melty-was-the-arctic-sea-this-year/#.VCiF0HbBncF.twitter … via @Scienceblogs by @gregladen
[sea ice, science]

Is Alaska the new Florida? Experts predict where next for U.S. 'climate refugees': @guardian:
http://gu.com/p/42vt2/tw 

Do Americans Appreciate Climate Change Risks?: @sciam:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/do-americans-appreciate-climate-change-risks/
[sea level]

5 Ways ALEC Enables Climate Deniers; @ecowatch:
http://ecowatch.com/2014/09/25/alec-climate-change-deniers/
[American Legislative Exchange Council, science, denial, Kochs]

13 misconceptions about global warming (nice job): h/t @uknowiSS:
http://uknowispeaksense.wordpress.com/2014/09/28/13-misconceptions-about-global-warming/
[science, denial]

RT What's Your Impact? @whatsyurimpact:
Interested in #climatechange? Be sure to #follow @paulhbeckwith @climatehawk1 @Alex_Verbeek @CleanAirMoms @dana1981 @tveitdal @zshahan3 #FF


Saturday, September 27, 2014

Climate tweets for 26 September 2014

We Marched for Climate Action. Now. We. Must. Vote.: @InsideClimate:
http://shar.es/1aw9j3
[People's Climate March]

RT Sierra Club @sierraclub:
We love this #PeoplesClimate cartoon by our own @courtenay_lewis! #ActOnClimate:
http://pic.twitter.com/wrZWoaCiQb

MT @billmckibben: Sao Paulo water rationed as record drought drags on, reservoirs 10% of normal:
[Brazil]

RT 350 dot org @350:
Scientists are speaking out against Koch Bros fossil fuel control of science museums:
http://go.350.org/1n98ELH  thanks @The_NHM for this!

But no "C-word": Insurers, after White House mtg, worried re more 'extreme weather' events:
[insurance, risk]

Opinion: Climate change ignorers — not deniers — are the problem: @Suntimes:
[science, denial]

Obama OKs flooding disaster aid for metro Detroit: @freep:
[Michigan]

ALEC tries to prove it’s not lying about #climate change, fails miserably: @readingirl @Salon:
[American Legislative Exchange Council, Google, denial]

ALEC lashes out at @Google over climate change 'lies' charge: @guardian:
[American Legislative Exchange Council, denial]

EU climate chief: Obama has 6 months to take substantial action: @guardian:
[Connie Hedegaard]

NYC Comptroller Wants Big Apple’s Bonds to Go Green:
http://thkpr.gs/3572242  via @climateprogress 
[investing, divestment]

RT Planet Experts @PlanetExperts:
Climate Change Is Destroying Rocky Mountain Forests:
[drought, beetles]

Your questions on climate sensitivity answered: @skepticscience:
[science]

RT Eric Holthaus @EricHolthaus:
The tragedy of the Aral Sea should be a cautionary tale for California and the West:
[Russia, drought]

RT Moms Clean Air Force @CleanAirMoms:
Reading: Mitch McConnell Attacks His Opponent For Answering Yes To: ‘Do You Believe In Climate Change?’:
[denial]

RT Climate Mobilization @MobilizeClimate:
We need to mobilize. They need to go. #ClimateHawks #PledgeToMobilize!:

 

Friday, September 26, 2014

Climate tweets for 25 September 2014

Climate Scientists Seen As Trustworthy by Americans, Contrary to Reporting:
http://thkpr.gs/3571562
[science, denial, journalism, public opinion]

Cutting Carbon City by City Could Have Huge Impact on Climate Change:
http://thkpr.gs/3571894

Record year for fossil fuel emissions pushes carbon budget to brink: @Readfearn @guardian:
http://gu.com/p/4xp33/tw
[science]

This Climate Change Poem Moved World Leaders to Tears: @FutureTenseNow:
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/09/23/kathy_jetnil_kijiner_solastalgia_marshall_islander_s_poem_moves_u_n_climate.html
[Kathy Jetnil Kijiner, Marshall Islands]

Skeptical Science "97 Hours of Consensus" climate science campaign reaches millions:
http://www.skepticalscience.com/97-Hours-of-Consensus-reaches-millions.html … 

Top 5 Takeaways from @UN Climate Summit:
http://mashable.com/2014/09/24/united-nations-climate-summit-takeaways/#:eyJzIjoidCIsImkiOiJfb3NhYmV0c3h1aWdoc2dnNCJ9 … via @mashable 
[science]

.@WSJ's Message is Always Deny or Delay: Koonin Just Latest Misinformer; @AGW_Prof:
http://wp.me/pKr8Z-Rg
[science, denial, Wall Street Journal, Steven Koonin]

RT Climate Reality @ClimateReality:
MT @CarbonBubble: King Coal's reign crumbling as demand falters. #riskycoal:
http://tinyurl.com/mgqatd6  http://pic.twitter.com/FktmDt4Re3
[energy, investing, divestment]

RT 350 dot org @350:
October 17th, Pacific Climate Warriors will paddle into the harbour of the world’s largest coal port to stop coal:
http://go.350.org/1vhF5HQ
[flooding, sea level, energy, investing, divestment]

“Spooked” Australian coal industry counterattacks divestment campaign: @jeremyleggett:
http://www.jeremyleggett.net/2014/09/spooked-coal-industry-counter-attack-over-divestment-campaign/
[energy, investing, risk]

RT Forecast The Facts @ForecastFacts:
.@eBay: you're a BICEP member—you committed to finding "solutions to the climate change crisis." But you still fund ALEC's climate denial?!?
[American Legislative Exchange Council, Koch, Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy]

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire: @7im @rollingstone:
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/inside-the-koch-brothers-toxic-empire-20140924 
[denial]

#FF @ericholthaus @GoFossilFree @readingirl @CelloMomOnCars @BeyondCoal @p_hannam @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

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

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Climate tweets for 23 September 2014

My associate hawk and me at the March. 


 

















RT Climate Summit Live @Climate2014Live:
Representative of Holy See; "Pope Francis stresses there is a moral imperative to act now on climate for future generations" #Climate2014
[Vatican, religion, faith]

Stewart Blows Up on GOP over Climate Change: 'Pushing Million Pounds of Idiot up a Mountain': 
http://www.mediaite.com/tv/stewart-blows-up-on-gop-over-climate-change-pushing-a-million-pounds-of-idiot-up-a-mountain/
[Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, science, denial, Steve Stockman, Dana Rohrabacher, Larry Bucshon]

RT Andrew Dessler @AndrewDessler:
Jon Stewart: "If scientists could be bought, [the Koch Bros.] would have already made it rain in nerdtown." Word. 
http://thedailyshow.cc.com/videos/8q3nmm/burn-noticed
[The Daily Show, denial, People's Climate March, Steve Stockman, Dana Rohrabacher, Larry Bucshon]

RT ClimateCentral @ClimateCentral:
More than 500 million may be affected by sea level rise:
http://bit.ly/1ypJHQP  See risk by country via @UpshotNYT http://nyti.ms/1ypJPjd
[flooding]

RT Justin Gillis @JustinHGillis:
Are we going to have enough food for everyone on a much hotter planet?:
http://nyti.ms/1x1mqTF
[farming, agriculture]

RT Jamie Henn @Agent350:
Getting #climate into the mainstream media didn't take buzzwords or watering it down--it took organizing, partnerships, and mobilization.

Poll: Americans weigh in on global warming's impact: @CBSNews:
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/americans-weigh-in-on-global-warmings-impact/
[public opinion]

7 charts that help make sense of this week's @UN climate summit: @bradplumer @voxdotcom:
http://www.vox.com/2014/9/22/6805513/un-climate-talks-in-seven-charts
[science]

.@EdBegleyJr: #PeoplesClimateMarch will speak loudly to world leaders: @sacbee: 
http://sacb.ee/1ykLMNU

California drought likely to persist or intensify:
http://desert.sn/1sjn7qn  via @mydesert 
[water, science]

U.S. Treasury Sec Jack Lew: Climate change hits all sectors of economy: @TheHill:
http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/218538-treasury-secretary-climate-change-hits-all-sectors-of-economy#.VCG8EfZ-DSs.twitter

U.S. Lemon Lovers Tasting Bitter Price Shock from Drought: @BloombergNews:
http://bloom.bg/XPQJxc
[water, food, farming, agriculture]

Emma Thompson: Climate change deniers are 'bonkers' – video: @guardian:
http://gu.com/p/4xn43/tw
[denial, People's Climate March]

Oil Cos Quietly Prep for Future of Carbon Pricing: @YaleE360:
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/oil_companies_quietly_prepare_for_a_future_of_carbon_pricing/2807/#.VCHeIhBwfqE.twitter
[investing, divestment, carbon tax, carbon bubble]

Coal has no future in world's energy mix, @UN warns ahead of NYC summit: @Y7Finance:
https://au.finance.yahoo.com/news/unabated-coal-no-future-worlds-203052975.html
[investing, divestment, carbon bubble]

Among the Marchers:
http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/among-marchers … @billmckibben via @newyorker
[People's Climate March]

RT Mashable @mashable:
See who's promised what at the @UN's #Climate2014 Summit (in one map):
http://on.mash.to/XWoOeU  http://pic.twitter.com/QAcYy1Zsc8

Why It Matters That Sunday Political Talk Shows Skipped The Big Climate March:
http://thkpr.gs/3570404  via @climateprogress


RT Pat Barclay @auntbeulah:
Avaaz - Biggest Climate March Ever:
https://secure.avaaz.org/en/climate_march_reportback/?bZDorab&v=46379 … Awesome photos! 


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Climate tweets for 22 September 2014

50 Canadian climate researchers speak out in support of #PeoplesClimateMarch: @dana1981 @guardian:
http://gu.com/p/4xkf2/tw 
[science, denial, Canada]

In Maine, scientists see signs of climate change: @davabel @BostonGlobe: 
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/09/20/maine-climate-change-taking-toll/P41vVDd9v3knTUeDH2U6SP/story.html?event=event25
[science]

Heirs of Oil Baron John D. Rockefeller Dumping Fossil Fuel Investments:
http://thkpr.gs/3570338
[investing, divestment]

.@Google: ALEC "lying" about climate, we're pulling support:
http://forecastthefacts.org/press/releases/2014/9/22/statement-campaign-director-brant-olson-google-dro/ … via @ForecastFacts
[American Legislative Exchange Council, denial]

RT Al Gore @algore:
We’re at the turning point. There’s no time to delay. Will you join me in demanding action on climate?:
http://www.askwhywhynot.org/  #ClimateSummit

Alden Meyer of @ucsusa: Climate Summit in NY not an end, but a beginning: @TckTckTck:
http://tcktcktck.org/2014/09/alden-meyer-climate-summit-new-york-end-beginning/64556

"Someday" Is Now for Solar and Wind Power, says Lazard: @IEEESpectrum:
http://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/energy/renewables/someday-is-now-for-solar-wind-power-says-lazard
[energy, renewable energy, clean energy]

.@WSJ 's Noxious Climate Coverage Surrounding Historic March:
http://mm4a.org/1mpAFhb  via @mmfa
[denial, Wall Street Journal]

RT Bill McKibben @billmckibben:
Can't help it: here's another great image of kids from Dhaka:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/peoplesclimate/15113850350/  http://pic.twitter.com/TEtho4TKbC
[People's Climate March]

What climate activists can learn from the fight against Big Tobacco via @AJAM:
http://alj.am/1DnCQHp  
[denial]

On climate, how far gone is the far right? (Spoiler: far): @drgrist:
http://grist.org/climate-energy/on-climate-how-far-gone-is-the-far-right-spoiler-far/
[denial, David Roberts]

RT Dana Nuccitelli @dana1981:
I just committed to vote on climate -- RT if you want to #WinOnClimate and join now:
http://WLOL.US/2fr

China Surpasses EU in Per-Capita Pollution for 1st Time:
http://bloom.bg/1ylnPWy  via @BloombergNews

Wall Street Journal downplays global warming risks once again: @dana1981:
http://www.skepticalscience.com/wsj-downplays-global-warming-risks-again.html
[denial]

RT Michael Brune @bruneski:
Taping an interview for NBC Nightly News (airing Sunday night). #PCM #cleanenergy #ClimateWeek 
http://instagram.com/p/tIfRgsl57r/
 
RT Fossil Free @GoFossilFree:
These numbers are a powerful indictment of the fossil fuel industry. #divestnow #fossilfree:
http://pic.twitter.com/XGfuy3gyXl
[investing, divestment]

The coming era of unlimited - and free - clean energy:
http://wapo.st/1uNboxU  via @washingtonpost
[energy, renewable energy, solar, wind energy, wind power]

RT Sierra Club @sierraclub:
Our @maryannehitt took this photo of a GREAT sign from yesterday's #PeoplesClimate march! 
http://pic.twitter.com/TZwwxKYF4x

RT Pietra @holdmemalarkey:
I wanted to be there in the middle of adding and supporting climate. #PeoplesClimate #climatemarch: 
http://pic.twitter.com/FijVaXhe3A