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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Climate tweets for 29 April 2014

Why New Studies May Mean 'Game Over for Climate Deniers': @TheStreet
(investing, divestment, science, denial)

When April Is the New July: Siberia’s Epic Wildfires Far Too Early | robertscribbler
[fire, heat waves, Russian Federation]

Triple Digits Expected In California, Texas In Early Spring Heat Wave:  

RT Mitch Hescox ‏@mitch_at_EEN:
An exchange with the president on climate (letter) - The York Daily Record
[faith, religion]

What’s your carbon footprint and where does it come from?: @skepticscience 

El Niño Risk Increases as Pacific Gets Warmer: Carbon and Climate: @BloombergNews

California drought putting fish, birds, tree species at risk, scientists say: 
[science, wildlife, water]

Typhoon Haiyan was just the start – prepare for an ever-stormier future: @guardian 

RT Hannah Earth Ocean ‏@Lovemotherocean:
Joshua trees may be migrating north in response to climate change: @highcountrynews 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Climate tweets for 28 April 2014

Will Alberta's Oilsands Become 'Stranded Assets'?: @TheTyee
[oil, investing, divestment]

RT Chloe Maxmin ‏@chloemaxmin:
After fantastic @BillMoyersHQ divestment segment, @OphirBruck & I write about the student perspective! 
[investing, divestment, Harvard]

RT Jim Prall ‏@jimprall:
The @NCSE 2014 Friend of the Planet award deservedly goes to @MichaelEMann
[science, education, Michael Mann]

Drought takes toll at Kalbarri Natl Park: @thewest_com_au
[wildlife, Australia, trees]

Climate change, El Niño, cold winters, and California’s drought: @ArsTechnica 

Scottish "Bog Squad" aims to save wildlife, fight global warming: @TheScotsman
[Scotland, butterflies]

Meeting to spotlight climate change impacts in WV Allegheny Highlands: @Kenwardjr
[West Virginia]

Ground zero for future of oyster farming: @NorthBayNews [oceans, acidification, CO2, food]

Monday, April 28, 2014

Climate tweets for 27 April 2014

Drought Now Covers 100% of California, Snowpack Melting Quickly: @TheAtlantic 
[water, food, farming]

India’s rain woes grow bigger, scientists worried: @htTweets 
[science, monsoon]

‘Green Is Resilience’: College panel digs into climate disruption: @Emissourian 

The Time for Wind and Solar Energy Is Now: @ucsusa 
[Elliott Negin, UCS] 

RT Suzanne Goldenberg ‏@suzyji:
Steyer: I want to be 'one foot soldier' in larger climate fight: @TheHill 

Losing our cool: hotter world poses many challenges: @smithsonian 

RT Stu Ostro ‏@StuOstro:
RT @KHayhoe: Another spring day, another teeth-cleaning dust storm in Lubbock via @NWSLubbock
[Texas, drought]

Bigger rainstorms -> major drainage costs, Edmonton officials say: @edmontonjournal 

A Conversation on Climate w/ Presidential Science Advisor John Holdren: @LivingOnEarth

RT Karl Rabago ‏@RabagoEnergy:
Tax BAD things. Incent GOOD things. What's hard about doing this right? The world's dumbest idea: Taxing solar energy 

RT NWS Tulsa ‏@NWStulsa:
Dry line continues its eastward trek.
[drought, water, farming]

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Climate tweets for 26 April 2014

How to prosper in an uncertain world? Businesses wake up to climate risk: @CarbonBrief 
[investing, divestment]

Want to Stop Climate Change? Take the Fossil Fuel Industry to Court: @TheNation

Coffee Apocalypse Nigh? Brutal Brazil Drought Forces Starbucks to Pause Purchases 
[farming, food, agriculture, water]

RT Climate Progress ‏@climateprogress:
Climate superstar Dr. Katharine Hayhoe makes TIME's 100 most influential people list
[science, faith, religion]

RT Climate Reality ‏@ClimateReality:
Southern U.S. not faring much better than the West this week: red = extreme drought
[ranching, agriculture, Texas, water]

Battle is looming over renewable energy, and fossil fuel interests are losing: @WashingtonPost 

Opinion: How climate change affects food security: @nzherald 
[New Zealand, farming, agriculture]

Listen to Voices From The Future Describe What Climate Change Will Feel Like: @FastCoExist 

Rio Grande River may hit 40-year low due to drought: @ABQJournal 

RT Andrew Dessler ‏@AndrewDessler:
Much improved "fact checking" format at @ClimateChangeNF; check it out: 

Friday, April 25, 2014

Climate tweets for 24 April 2014

Climate change threatens California's air quality, report says: @latimes,0,2814744.story
[science, air pollution]

"Noah": Getting biblical on climate change: @motherjones
[faith, religion]

Obama Finally Gets Serious About Climate Change: @rollingstone 

Baby Lobsters Disappearing; Warming Oceans May Be to Blame: @climateprogress 
[wildlife, food]

.@Apple: climate change is real & it's a real problem: @guardian

Climate change is fight of our lives--yet we can hardly bear to look at it: @NaomiAKlein @guardian
[Naomi Klein] 

Map: How climate change will affect you (U.S. by region): @MSNBC

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Climate tweets for 23 April 2014

Carter slams Koch brothers for funding climate change denial: @RTCCnewswire 

At rare field hearing, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson calls Miami Beach ground zero for sea level rise:

RT Clara Vondrich ‏@Clara_Vondrich:
If @dcexaminer calls it a "radical 'climate justice' manifesto" it's gotta be good, tnx @chrislhayes New Abolitionism 
[Chris Hayes, MSNBC]

2 degrees: How the world failed on climate change: @Voxmediainc

Next 15 years is 'crunch time' for climate change, says expert: @physorg_com
[science, IPCC]

Odds of storm waters overflowing Manhattan seawall up 20-fold, study shows:
[science, sea level, flooding]

Is Powerful El Niño Brewing in Pacific Ocean?: @skepticscience

Does El Niño + Global Warming = Global Temp Records in 2014 & 2015?: @climateprogress

RT ClimateNexusHotNews ‏@ClimateHotNews:
Great Tom Toles cartoon in the Washington Post on Acidification, Overfishing & Ocean Pollution

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Climate tweets for 22 April 2014

California drought: Food banks drying up, too: @SFGate 
[farming, agriculture]

Drought, neighbors press Las Vegas to conserve water: @latimes,0,5098010.story#axzz2zWUEphTN 

California’s Thirsting Farmland: @NYTimes
[drought, water, farming, food, agriculture]

Opinion: Keystone, carbon and sea level rise: @PostandCourier 
[South Carolina, flooding]

Mechanism behind mega-heatwaves pinpointed: @NatureNews 

Earth Day and the Arctic: Where Climate Change Is Up Close and Personal: @IBTimes 

Since 1st Earth Day (1970), U.S. Temps Marching Upward: @ClimateCentral 

Dirty power plants emit 40% of U.S. carbon pollution & we pay #CostOfCarbon. Cut carbon this Earth Day: 

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

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Climate tweets for 21 April 2014

Hot Western U.S., Cold East May Be Norm as World Warms: @ClimateCentral 

Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights: @latimes,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: 

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

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 
[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
[water, food, farming, ranching, agriculture]

Rising food prices pinching consumers: @usatoday 
[drought, farming, agriculture] 

RT ClimateCentral ‏@ClimateCentral:
California drought: 2014 vs. this time last year 

Is climate change the new slavery?: How volcano changed the world: @Grist
[farming, food, agriculture, Tambora]

RT Sandy Dechert ‏@sandydec:
YEARS: What It Is, Who, & What It’s All About | Sandy Dechert  READ, WATCH tonite! 

Climate change threatens national security: @ericholthaus @slate 
[military, David Titley]

As Peru's glaciers disappear, so does water they supply: 
[food, farming]

Change farming for climate: US expert: @ABCRural 
[food, agriculture]

RT Dana Nuccitelli ‏@dana1981:
Op-ed: Time to tax carbon and give taxpayers the money 
… via @sltrib by Mark Reynolds 

RT ClimateNow ‏@ClimateNow:
India’s Worsening Water Crisis - 114 million will soon face desperate shortages
[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 

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

RT Bill McKibben ‏@billmckibben:
Oddly, pols leading attacks on #KXL delay all nest in the pockets of the big oil barons
[Keystone, pipeline, denial]

Globalwarming: Salvation Gets Cheap: @NYTimes 
[energy, renewable energy, wind power, wind energy, solar]

Renewables Cheaper Than Nuclear Or CCS, Finds German Study: @CleanTechnica 
[renewable energy, wind energy, wind power, solar, energy]

Global warming not due to CFCs – another ABC (Anything but Carbon) "theory" fails: 
[denial, science]

Farmers Seeking Heat Relief Signal Brazil Climate Peril: @BloombergNews 
[food, farming, drought, agriculture, water]

Clean energy: Is a boom coming in 2014?: @CSMonitor 
[energy, renewable energy, wind energy, wind power, solar]

More, bigger wildfires burning western U.S., study shows: @physorg_com 

RT Heidi Cullen ‏@HeidiCullen:
New @theAGU wildfire study suggests large-scale climate changes, not local factors, driving increasing fire trend:

#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
[investing, divestment]

Universities must end financial ties to climate-change denying fossil-fuel giants – now
[investing, divestment]

RT Heidi Cullen ‏@HeidiCullen:
RT @afreedma: California suffers astonishingly fast snowpack melt as drought intensifies
[water, food, agriculture, farming]

1.5C target 'out of range', says @IPCC chair: @RTCCnewswire 

The consequences of climate change in our lifetimes: @skepticscience 

The Tax Breaks That Are Killing the Planet: @ZoeSCarpenter @TheNation 

After Dry Winter In California, Preparations Begin 4 Harsh Wildfire Season 
[drought, fire]

.@ClimateCoLab: Fighting climate change, one contest at a time: @guardian

Climate costs 'may prove much higher' – report: @TheDailyClimate 

RT boatsie ‏@boatsie:
@350BayArea hosts 1st post IPCC_wg3 Climate conf. climatechange 

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

RT Clara Vondrich ‏@Clara_Vondrich:
Fossil titans are the real roadblocks to #Climate action @RobertKennedyJr #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 
[food, farming, agriculture]

Small Army Now Fighting Siberian Wildfires in April: robertscribbler 
[fire, Russia]

Greenland's icecap loses stability: @ClimateNewsNet 
[science, sea level]

RT Climate Reality ‏@ClimateReality:
Check out the findings from the last IPCC report as we embrace the AR5 WG lll release (infographic)

RT Clean Air Society ‏@CleanAirSociety:
More progress for clean air: No more coal burning for Thunder Bay Generating Station 

Heartland logic: More people have heard of Castro than @MichaelEMann, so globalwarming is false.
[science, denial]

Pakistan has only 30 days of #water reserves - researchers: @TR_Foundation 

Agriculture's growing effects on rainfall: @physorg_com
[drought, farming, water, food]

Weather disasters will be more frequent & costly, TD says: @CBCNews 

Tax Breaks In Australia to Fund Climate Misinformation Book: @DeSmogBlog 

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: … We <3 this, @DivestSmith!
[investing, divestment]

Canada’s Climate Warms to Corn as Grain Belt Shifts North: @BW 
[food, farming, agriculture]

Climate scientist James Hansen says the heat is on:

What’s devastating wild moose population in New England?: @NewsHour

Casanare drought raises Colombia climate fears: @BBCNews
[water, food, farming, agriculture]

Drought threatens one of Asia’s favorite crops: tea:
[food, agriculture, water]

Bombshell: Study Ties Epic California Drought, ‘Frigid East’ to Manmade Climate Change

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

How open data is being used to hack climate change: @guardian 

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

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Climate tweets for 14 April 2014

Triumph of the Drill: How Big Oil Clings to Billions in Govt Giveaways: @MotherJones 

Climate Change Drying Out Southwest U.S. Now, Worse to Come for 1/3 of Planet  
[science, drought, water, food, farming, agriculture]

3 Most Sobering Graphics From UN’s New Climate Report: @climateprogress 
[science, IPCC]

Meet Surprising Star of Showtime's New Climate Change Series: @khayhoe
[science, Katharine Hayhoe, Years of Living Dangerously]

Can Celebrities & Prime Time TV Make Americans Care About Climate Change?: @kate_sheppard
[Years of Living Dangerously]

RT Climate Reality ‏@ClimateReality
RT @YEARSofLIVING: Learn about the @YEARSofLIVING engagement campaign this week #YEARSProject
[Years of Living Dangerously]

RT Dianah Mieglich ‏@DianahMieg
Government resists IPCC call for deep cuts to carbon emissions … via @ABCNews Seriously? 

Detailed regional data reduce warming-drought link doubts: Simple Climate 
[science, water, food, agriculture, farming]

El Niño 2014-2015: Forecasts show it could grow into a monster: @ericholthaus @slate 

RT Climate Reality ‏@ClimateReality  Apr 13
RT @OFA: Retweet if you think it's time to #ActOnClimate—before it's too late:

Monday, April 14, 2014

Climate tweets for 13 April 2014

.@IPCC: Cost of Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change Super-Affordable if We Act Now: @wunderground 

U.N. Climate Panel Warns Speedier Action Needed: @NYTimes 

.@IPCC climate report: route map for civilisation's greatest journey: @guardian 

EU throws down gauntlet to big emitters: @themmailonline 

(As countries dash for gas) UN set to warn countries over 'dash for gas': @BBCNews 
[energy, natural gas]

Ikea investing in Illinois wind farm:,0,149333.story 
[wind energy]

.@SierraClub: Leave Wyoming's coal, oil shale ' climate disrupters' in ground: @WyoFile 

RT Climate Reality ‏@ClimateReality:
RT @CleanAirMoms: I just supported Cut CO2 Pollution on Earth Day on @ThunderclapIt // @ClimateReality 

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Climate tweets for 11 April 2014

Almost 100 @Harvard staff demand fossil fuel divestment: @RTCCnewswire 

RT Bill McKibben ‏@billmckibben:
Wide coverage of Harvard faculty demanding divestment, incl. this great piece by @wenstephenson in the @thenation

At-risk cities hold solutions to climate change: UN report: @suzyji @guardian 

Radical shift to green energy would be tiny brake on growth: UN: @Reuters 
[investing, divestment]

Extreme Weather Has Driven 10-Fold Increase In Power Outages Over Last 2 Decades:  

RT Moms Clean Air Force ‏@CleanAirMoms:
A bucket list for a warming world: 
via @grist #OceanCity #Salzburg #Everglades #Bangkok

Taking close look at deniers' shaky #science: @dana1981 @guardian 
[Richard Lindzen, John Christy, Roy Spencer, denial]

Prepare for the pollen vortex: @TorontoStar 
[allergy, health]

Cities are on hook for extreme weather. What are they doing?: @Globalnews 

RT Sierra Club ‏@sierraclub:
Check out @chrislhayes' @allinwithchris segment on @YEARSofLIVING: 
#YEARSproject #ActOnClimate

Friday, April 11, 2014

Climate tweets for 10 April 2014

Under Student Pressure, @Harvard Pledges to Take Climate Change More Seriously: 
[investing, divestment]

RT Fossil Free ‏@GoFossilFree:
Oh yes. This Saturday, Pitzer College (& trustee Robert Redford ) will make a *big* announcement. Watch it live: 
[investing, divestment]


Thanks for sharing! MT @BarackObama The real victims of climate change: people. Watch #YEARSProject 
[Years of Living Dangerously]

.@LoftusBrooke @climatehawk1 @ClimateReality @CCACoalition @accrolaine We'll be tweeting/creating a Twitter storm @ 1pm ET Sunday as well!
[Years of Living Dangerously]

Brutally Dishonest Attacks On @SHO_Network Landmark Series On Climate Change 
[Years of Living Dangerously, Showtime]

.@IPCC issues official rebuttal to more David Rose/Daily Mail nonsense: 
[journalism, science, denial]

One English Town’s Innovative Response to Sea Level Rise 

Carbon Dioxide Levels Just Hit Highest Point In 800,000 Years: 

RT Andrew Dessler ‏@AndrewDessler:
Yale Forum gives my 6-min. video on "decisions under uncertainty" a shout out:

RT Forecast The Facts ‏@ForecastFacts:
Desmond Tutu demands divestment to save planet from climate change! Pls rt

RT Dianah Mieglich ‏@DianahMieg:
The generation gap on climate change: @abcthedrum 

.@Unilever boss reveals company already being impacted by climate change: @BusinessGreen