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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Climate tweets for 29 July 2014

How Bad? Climate Change Is So Bad Even Oil Companies Are Bracing for It Now:

First observations of methane release from Arctic Ocean hydrates:

'Annoying' Minor Floods Increasing on U.S. Coasts: @borenbears @AP:
[flooding, sea level]

This Huge Corporation Is Tackling Climate Change—It's a Threat to Bottom Line:
[General Mills, food, farming, agriculture]

Rising heat hits Indian wheat crop: @TheDailyClimate:
[food, farming, agriculture]

The rise of electric cars in the U.S., in 6 charts: @voxdotcom:

Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says: @Reuters:

Meltfactor blog: Is the climate dragon awakening?:
[science, Arctic, methane]

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
ABC News: Californians Are Now Shaming Their Water-Wasting Neighbors on Social Media:

RT Forecast The Facts @ForecastFacts:
National Review just name-called @neiltyson? Time to thank him for educating us on climate:
[science, denial, Neil DeGrasse Tyson]

RT Al Gore @algore:
This fall I’ll be in Brazil training a new group of @ClimateReality Leaders. Apply today:

RT Denise Robbins @deeRobbs:
Climate change is an economic problem, as media outlets like @nbc are starting to understand:

UK House of Commons energy & climate change committee: IPCC processes and conclusions robust: 

RT Phil Plait @BadAstronomer:
The dominant species on Earth blasts huge amounts of pollution into the air. What could possibly go wrong?:
[science, paleoclimatology]

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Climate tweets for 28 July 2014

New study confirms water vapor as global warming amplifier: @physorg_com:

Aided by Climate Change, Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime Coffee Crop:
[food, farming, agriculture]

MT @dana1981: Nigel Lawson suggests he's not skeptic, proceeds 2 deny global warming:
[Global Warming Policy Foundation, denial]

Karma: Coal-exporting city fights rising sea level: @washingtonpost:

Looks like we'll be blessed with a little more rain... : @TheDailyClimate:

Climate: Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird's Survival: @NPRnews:
[science, birds, wildlife, horseshoe crab, phenology, red knot]

In Illinois, residents demand answers about coal plant’s future: @MWEnergyNews:

Still in our (global) backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad:

Think It’s Hot in Texas? Austin Knows Better (Get Used to 110F):

RT ClimateCentral @ClimateCentral:
In the past decade, Oregon has had nearly 6X more large wildfires burning each year (on avg) than in the 1970s.

RT Moms Clean Air Force @CleanAirMoms:
Reading: Salmon Are Dying In The Salmon River Because The Water’s Too Warm:
[wildlife, fish, food]

RT Dana Nuccitelli @dana1981:
Lesson: BC carbon tax more popular than Australian due to revenue neutrality like @citizensclimate:  via @guardianeco

RT Yale Climate Project @YaleClimateComm:
Our latest analysis shows Americans will support pro-#climate candidates w/ pledges to vote, money & volunteering:
[public opinion]

Monday, July 28, 2014

Climate tweets for 27 July 2014

MT @ClimateCentral: Last month, world's oceans were hottest since records began in 1880:

Cost of U.S. forest fires has more than quintupled in past 20 years:

What Do Chinese Dumplings (& Everyone's Refrigeration) Have to Do w/ Global Warming?:
[China, science, energy]

Forest fires: Climate change’s new normal: @GlobeandMail:

Phoenix Sets Temp Records As Arizona Punished By Extreme Heat Wave:

Big Arctic Warmup Predicted for This Week: Melt to Speed Up, Or ... ?:
[sea ice, science]

Yes, you heard right: River too shallow because of ... flooding:

New Data on Extreme Temps Underscore Planet's Warming Trend: @InsideClimate

On climate change, Republicans even more backward than oil cos: @Grist:
[science, denial]

RT Al Gore @algore:
My friend @SenWhitehouse delivers his 75th speech on the Senate floor to call for climate action!  #ActOnClimate

RT Bobby Wengronowitz @bobbywego:
All right BC alumni! These Eagles were asked to leave campus during their own alumni reunion.
[Boston College, investing, divestment]

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Climate tweets for 25 July 2014

How ignoring climate change could sink U.S. economy:  via @washingtonpost 
[Robert Rubin]

Photos: Lake Mead: Before/After Epic Drought: @slate: … [water]

Mapping Spread of Drought Across U.S.: @nytimes:
[water, food, farming, agriculture]

Harvard historian: Strategy of climate science denial groups 'extremely successful': @guardian:
[Naomi Oreskes, Erik Conway]

More extreme rain for Connecticut, & no way to drain: @ctmirror:

MT @ClimateNow: Anders Levermann: Antarctica’s Point of No Return @ALevermann:
[glaciers, sea level]

RT Climate Reality @ClimateReality:
Washington DC, #ImTooHot! So #ActOnClimate & get free @benandjerrys. Pretty cool. 7/28-29:

RT Bill McKibben @billmckibben:
New Stanford study finds CA could be running--economically--on 100% clean power in 35 years, w/ 220,000 net new jobs: 
[energy, renewable energy, wind energy, wind power, solar]

Rising Seas: Will the Outer Banks Survive?: @natgeo:
[sea level, North Carolina]

Colorado River Basin Has Lost Enough Water to Fill Lake Mead 2x:

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
WP: Ancient history shows us just how bad and volatile climate change could get:

RT @TenneyNaumer: 
.@ClimateHawkVote endorses Ruben Gallego for Arizona's 7th Congressional district:
[Climate Hawks Vote]

'The Northern Hemisphere Is on Fire': @motherboard:

Thx, Justine! RT @mrsjcj: #FF @LEGOblockSHELL @notSeaWorld @running4buffalo @MMNNActionUK @UKRunFree @MinaANDMaya @kimczwicker

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

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

#FF @Alex_Verbeek @climategeek @firebobbc @Lee_Tennant @bberwyn @suzyji @earthvisiontrst @DeSmogCanada #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, July 25, 2014

Climate tweets for 24 July 2014

RT Chesapeake Climate @CCAN:
DC is ready for the @Peoples_Climate march! NYC here we come!:

RT ClimateNexusHotNews @ClimateHotNews · Jul 24
Start spreading the news! @NationalJournal's @Ben_Geman reports Obama Heading to Sept UN Climate Summit in NYC:

#WoeIsMe dept: China's coal industry says times hard, outlook worse: @reuters:
[energy, air pollution]

RT @MattWaldNYT: Texas Wired for Wind Power, & More Farms Plug In:
[wind energy, energy, renewable energy]

Epic Canadian Floods Wreck 5.5 Million Acres of Cropland: robertscribbler:
[flooding, Canada, farming, agriculture, food]

Canada’s Record Rains Cut Wheat Acreage to 3-Year Low: @BloombergNews:
[flooding, farming, agriculture, food]

The man who wants 2 make sure #climate change doesn’t ruin your #beer: @WashingtonPost:
[agriculture, farming, food]

Danger of Flash Flooding, Landslides Grows as Washington Wildfire Slows:

RT 350orBust @350orbust1:
The Latest Climate Change Denial Fact Twisting: 
[Heartland Institute]

RT Leo Hickman @LeoHickman:
LOL "The publication [The Australian] said there was no reason for it to have suspected errors in the articles in The Mail on Sunday":
[denial, Australian, journalism]

RT Tim Stephens @TimStephens10:
@SimonChapman6 @theMJA From tobacco, to wind farms, to climate change, science and facts and The @Australian are strangers.
[denial, journalism]

Dark Snow team investigates source of soot that's accelerating Greenland ice melt:
[glaciers, sea level]

8-10 inches (200-250mm) of rain in 4 hrs for South Carolina city: @thestate:

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.:

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:

Fighting Virginia flooding linked to rising seas: complicated, costly: @RTDNews:
[sea level]

Miami Beach leaders propose hike in storm water fees to deal w/ sea level rise:
[Florida, flooding]

RT Sierra Club @sierraclub:
.@SenJohnBarrasso is one of the biggest recipients of oil & coal money in the Senate:  #ActOnClimate

#climatedeaths: MT @ClimateNow: Heatstroke kills 3 in Japan, 1000s hospitalised:
[heat waves]

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
The Expansion of Antarctic Sea Ice and Self Correcting Science @gregladen:

Why the California drought affects everyone: @CIRonline:
[water, food, agriculture, farming]

Attack of the Chicago climate change maggots: @WashingtonPost:
[Illinois, flooding]

Seal of approval - How marine mammals provide important climate data:

Faux Pause 3: More Evidence Global Surface Temps Poised to Rise Rapidly:

RT Mary Anne Hitt @maryannehitt:
200 Indianapolis residents pack last night's council meeting & call for phase out of coal burning in Marion County:
[Indiana, Beyond Coal]

RT Guy Martin @gyxk56:
@climatehawk1 Peoples Climate March - 21st September 2014 - London #ClimateMarchLdn:
[United Kingdom]

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Climate tweets for 22 July 2014

RT Climate Reality @ClimateReality:
#ClimateFact: 10 indicators of a warming world:

Excellent video: The Carbon Crisis in 90 Seconds:

Planet’s Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May: @climateprogress:

I Crashed a Climate Change Denial Conference in Las Vegas: @BrendanMontague @VICE:
[science, denial, journalism]

Breaking Big Coal's Stranglehold: @TakePart:

EU’s outdated reliance on dirty coal bad for climate, health:
[air pollution, energy]

RT Dana Nuccitelli @dana1981:
STUDY: PBS NewsHour Airs Four Times More Climate Coverage Than ABC World News:  via @mmfa by @LauraSanthanam

Oil Firms Clash With Investors on Climate: @BusinessInsider:
[investing, divestment, risk]

Oregon @SenJeffMerkley vs. opponent on climate: @OregonLive:

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
ABC News: Record Flames and Record Floods Across the Nation:
[fire, wildfire, flooding]

The great American oyster collapse: @YahooNewsUK:
[oceans, acidification, food]

RT Monica Allen NOAA @MAllenNOAA:
NOAA climate study: warming Antarctic H2O due to poleward shifting winds may raise sea level:
[science, glaciers]

#Climatefuture: As drought hammers N. India, armed bandits demand water:

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:
[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:

How accurate are climate models? A closer look: @dana1981 @guardian: 

Opinion: @EPA carbon rules good step for health: @mtstandard:
[air pollution]

With Lake Mead sinking, pressure grows for action: @TucsonStar:
[water, drought]

MT @ClimateNow: Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe:

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

Opinion: Reflecting on climate change upon granddaughter's birth: @njdotcom:

Utah farmer: If you eat, you care about climate change: @heraldextra:
[food, agriculture, water]

MT @ClimateNow: Official Says Jamaica's Drought Intensifying:
[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?:

Drought drying up small Central Valley farmers' future: @FresnoBee:
[food, farming, agriculture, water, California]

RT Andy Borowitz @BorowitzReport:
Nation Apparently Believed in Science at Some Point

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:

The carbon taxes we're already paying: @LATimes:

RT Bill McKibben @billmckibben:
For 1st time in decades, Obama opens E. Seaboard to oil exploration, area twice size of CA. Why? Ugh:

RT Ken Caldeira @KenCaldeira:
Eating beef has about 10 times the warming effect of eating pork or chicken.

Drought hinders California emissions goals: @SFGate:
[water, energy, hydropower]

Vanishing Glaciers: Repeat Photos of Alaska: @weatherchannel:
[sea level]

Team finds sea level rise in western tropical Pacific human-caused:

A Carbon Tax That Can Rise from Australia's Ashes: @citizensclimate
[Citizens' Climate Lobby]

As Climate Impacts Accelerate, Speed of Mitigation Becomes Key:

Climate change fueling increase in pollen, allergies: @MichiganRadio:

RT Shaping2morrowsWorld @STWorg:
New StW post: Well estimated global warming by climate models -- Nature Climate Change paper:

.@TomSteyer vs. Koch Brothers: Billionaire battle over climate change: @slate:

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:

Fossil fuels 'win', we all lose as Australia repeals carbon tax: @guardian:

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:

Alabama, which has much at risk from climate change, argues it doesn't exist:
[denial, sea level]

W/o Much Straining, Minnesota Reins In Its Utilities’ Carbon Emissions:
[renewable energy, wind power, wind energy]

Quoting John Christy On #Climate Change Like Quoting Dick Cheney On Iraq: @climateprogress:
[science, denial]

RT Michael E. Mann @MichaelEMann:
'Scientists Debunk Daily Caller's "Way Off Base" Claim About Penguins & Global Warming' @deeRobbs @MMFA: … #DailyMauler
[science, denial, Antarctica]

Climate data from air, land, sea, ice in 2013 reflect trends of warming planet:
[science, State of the Climate 2013, NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration]

The distorting reality of "false balance" in the media: @KatrinaNation:
[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:

How worst drought in decades impacts Californians: @usatoday:

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

RT ClimateNow @ClimateNow:
World is getting warmer, says global climate report:  #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:

Climate Records Shattered in 2013: @LiveScience

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:

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

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

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:

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:

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:
[investing, divestment]

Must-Read ‘Collapse of Western Civilization’ — A View From Year 2393: @climateprogress

MT @ClimateNow: @NYTimes: When Climate Change Floods Your Heart:
[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:
[energy subsidies]

Red States Way Ahead of Congress on Global Warming: @ucsusa @HuffPostBlog:
[public opinion, denial]

Drought threatens western Nevada's way of life: @rgj:
[water, farming, ranching, agriculture]

What climate tipping points should we be looking out for?: @ConversationEDU [science]

California Drought: The Jetstream Connection: @greenman3610:
[science, Jennifer Francis]

10 Scientists Seek Meeting with Florida’s Governor to Explain Climate Change:
[science, denial, Rick Scott]