Climate Change Impacts on California Central Valley: The Warning Shot the US Is Ignoring

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate Change California Central Valley climate change Drought extreme heat San Joaquin Valley waterIt's not a "them" problem.

Climate Change Threatens Africa’s Cultural Heritage

Union of Concerned Scientists

This year’s theme is “Arts, Culture and Heritage” and UCS is helping to raise up climate change in that context. Climate Change Africa archaeology capacity-building Climate Vulnerability Index climate-change cultural heritage CVI ICOMOS protected areas Resilience UNESCO World Heritage

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Four Pieces of 2021 Progress on Agriculture and Climate Change Worth Celebrating

Union of Concerned Scientists

The year 2021 showed (again) how vulnerable farming and food production are to climate change, but also how much potential there is for farmers to be part of the solution. Climate Change Food and Agriculture 2021 agriculture ARA climate-change farmers healthy soil

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What the World Can Learn about Climate Change from Degenerative Diseases Like ALS

Union of Concerned Scientists

What ALS can teach us about degenerative conditions like climate change. Climate Change climate adaptation climate mitigation climate-change Global warming

New Study Finds Climate Change Exacerbates Neighborhood Smog

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate Change Clean Air Act fossil fuel companies ozone SmogThis groundbreaking report is important for three main reasons: impact, scale, and attribution.

Climate Change and Me

Academy of Natural Sciences

The first climate change presentation I saw was back in the 1970s when I was working for the National Weather Service. Murray Mitchell, was the top climate scientist for NWS. Today, the great majority of climate scientists and meteorologists have accepted the science.

Climate Change Library Lab

Environmental News Bits

The Climate Change Library Lab provides information and advice specific to libraries to help them prepare for climate-related disasters or deal with post-disaster recovery within their communities. Read more → Climate change Information tools Libraries

Four Things to Know—and a Word of Caution—about EPA’s Climate Change Indicators Website Reboot

Union of Concerned Scientists

It’s great to see the EPA recommitting to climate change as a high-priority issue. Climate Change climate-change EPA Global warming indicators

What is the Supply Chain for Clean Energy and Climate Change?

Union of Concerned Scientists

To deliver new clean energy, the country will need changes in transmission and transmission policy. Climate Change Energy FERC PJM solar wind

Climate change & wine

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story at Climate Central. Fine wine production is likely to shift due to climate change. Premium wine grapes can only be… Read more → Climate change WineriesAmong agricultural products, wine grapes are one of the most sensitive crops to variations in temperature and precipitation. In the United States, the average growing season temperature (April-October) has risen 2.0°F F since 1970.

Wildfires, CEQA, Climate Change & the Courts

Legal Planet

For residents of California and much of the American West, the single most alarming manifestation of climate change is the frequency, size and intensity of wildfires that have ravaged the region in recent years.

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Climate Change Adaptation Lessons from Freezing Texas

Environmental and Urban Economics

Due to climate change past histograms of winter and summer weather are likely to understate the likelihood of extreme weather days going forward. If climate change risk is a "known unknown", then a regulator with a taste for Robustness will sign up more customers for CPP.

Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying

Environmental Law Centre

Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying” Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change August 9, 2021 Press Release The impacts of climate change are becoming. Climate and Energy Climate Change Sustainable Communities

Climate change poses threat to Winter Olympics: study

Environmental News Bits

The impacts of climate change will restrict where future Winter Olympics can take place in the Northern Hemisphere, a study from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, has found. determined that if global greenhouse gas emissions do not dramatically decline, only… Read more → Climate change Publications SportsRead the full story at The Hill.

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Climate change affects animal behavior

Environmental News Bits

According to a study pertaining to more than a hundred animal species, environmental change brought about by humans has the greatest impact on the animals’ activity in exploring their environment. Read more → Climate change Publications WildlifeRead the full story from the University of Helsinki.

Public Comment: EPA Must Consider Climate Change When Reforming Chemical Disaster Rule

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate Change Science and Democracy EPA public comments Risk Management Plan

Climate change is ‘national security threat’ to U.S.

Environmental News Bits

addressed the Northwestern community last Thursday and warned that we should think of climate change as a national security threat and an existential challenge to the well-being and success of the United States. Read more → Climate changeRead the full story from Northwestern University. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.)

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1990: The Year the Courts Discovered Climate Change

Legal Planet

In an earlier post, I tried to figure out when the legal academy first discovered climate changes. Those first climate change cases shed light on how new issues get litigated and how courts respond to new science. Climate change is mentioned only a footnote.

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What Does My State Treasurer Have to Do with Climate Change?

Union of Concerned Scientists

Treasurers are seeing that demands for climate action can’t wait, and they're in a position to pressure fossil fuel company investors to finally vote for serious climate leaders and all-important climate risk disclosure.

Climate Change Disinformation and How to Combat It

Environmental News Bits

Climate Change Disinformation and How to Combat It.” link] Abstract: Climate change presents a challenge at multiple levels: It challenges our cognitive abilities because the effect of the accumulation of emissions is difficult to understand. Lewandowsky, S.

Climate Change in the Law School Curriculum

Legal Planet

Someone asked me recently what I thought law schools should be teaching about climate change. Naturally, my first reaction is that everyone everywhere needs to put climate change at the top of their agenda. Some of these changes may be gradual.

Women Voices on Climate Change, Part 2

Academy of Natural Sciences

Inspired by the book All We Can Save , a celebration of the feminist climate renaissance , we asked 15 local women who are thinking about and working on climate change to respond to the question: “If we are at a crossroads of peril and promise, where do you see possibility alive and growing?”.

Women Voices on Climate Change

Academy of Natural Sciences

Inspired by the book All We Can Save , a celebration of the feminist climate renaissance , we asked 15 local women who are thinking about and working on climate change to respond to the question: “If we are at a crossroads of peril and promise, where do you see possibility alive and growing?”

How Airborne Microplastics Affect Climate Change

Scientific American

Environment Climate Change PollutionLike other aerosols, these tiny particles scatter and absorb sunlight, influencing Earth’s temperature. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.

Tornadoes and climate change: What a warming world means for deadly twisters and the type of storms that spawn them

Environmental News Bits

president are asking what role climate change might have played –… Read more → Climate change Tornadoesby John Allen, Central Michigan University The deadly tornado outbreak that tore through communities from Arkansas to Illinois on the night of Dec.

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Climate Change Drives Escalating Drought

Scientific American

Graphic Science Environment Climate ChangeThe past two decades have seen some of the most extreme dry periods in U.S. history. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.

An International Institute Will Help Us Manage Climate Change

Scientific American

A collaborative center will help climate scientists build better models for prevention and mitigation. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. Environment Climate Change

Helping coral reefs survive under climate change

Environmental News Bits

Read more → Climate change Natural resources PublicationsRead the full story from the University of Konstanz. A biologist calls for extending the natural adaptive capacity of corals through nature-based approaches.

Central Banks and Climate Change

Environmental News Bits

Central banks are increasingly called upon to address climate change. Proposals for central bank action on climate change range from programs of “green” quantitative easing, to increases in risk-based capital requirements to deter banks from lending to climate-unfriendly business. Politicians and academics alike have urged climate risk as both macroeconomic and financial… Read more → Climate change Finance Publications

This is how we survive climate change

Environmental News Bits

What happens this decade will determine whether we can avoid the worst of climate change in the future. Read more → Climate changeRead the full story at Fast Company. It’s a challenging task, but humans are adaptable, and innovative—and the clock is ticking.

Three Things We Must Do to Tackle Climate Change

Scientific American

Environment Climate ChangeIt’s time to act rapidly and decisively. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.

I Testified on the Risks of Climate Change to the Financial Sector. Here’s What I Said

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate ChangeMuch more is at stake than simply the fiscal well-being of US businesses.

Risk Managed? New Report Finds Chemical Disaster Risks from Climate Change

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate Change Energy Science and Democracy EPA RMP RMP

Coffee and the effects of climate change

Environmental News Bits

A collaborative study looks at how changing climate conditions might be affecting the taste, aroma, and overall quality of coffee. Read more → Agriculture Climate change Food and beverage manufacturing Green lifestyle PublicationsRead the full story from Tufts University.

Petrifying climate change

Environmental News Bits

Researchers want to combat climate change by chemically converting carbon dioxide into rock on a grand scale. Read the full story at Hakai Magazine. Read more → Carbon capture Carbon utilization

Mitigating climate change through alternative control strategies

Successful Green

Researchers are proposing an alternative strategy for controlling the global carbon-climate system. Climate Change Daily News Magazine carbon dioxide carbon emissions climate change closed loop CO2 environment news successful GREEN sustainability

Florida’s Red Tides Are Getting Worse and May Be Hard to Control Because of Climate Change

Inside Climate News

Ron DeSantis to address the state’s algal bloom crisis concluded in a recent report that “without hard work and careful planning” adverse human health impacts and widespread wildlife mortality would most likely “worsen” because of climate change and the state’s growing population.

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A California Climate Story

Union of Concerned Scientists

Lessons learned about climate change. Climate Change California climate grief climate-change wildfires

Adapting to climate change will only get more expensive

Environmental News Bits

A new estimate puts the cost of adapting and repairing coastal infrastructure damaged by climate change in the United States at hundreds of billions annually. Read more → Climate adaptation Climate change Sustainable communitiesRead the full story in Hakai Magazine. The sooner adaptation planning begins, the less expensive it will be.

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Climate change is causing problems for puffins

Environmental News Bits

The state’s coastal bays and the Gulf of Maine is among the fastest-warming large water bodies on the planet, making the puffins’ fate a test-case for how climate… Read more → Climate change WildlifeRead the full story from NPR. Maine’s population of rare Atlantic puffins took a hit this year, as the number of chicks to survive a tough summer plummeted.

Adapting to climate change will only get more expensive

A Greener Life

Over time, as the climate warms, the costs of rebuilding from the impacts of climate change will soar. A new estimate puts the cost of adapting and repairing coastal infrastructure damaged by climate change in the United States at hundreds of billions annually.

Climate change is killing beautiful music, too

Environmental News Bits

Read more → Climate change Music Natural resourcesRead the full story at Slate. The trees that make the world’s best pianos and violins are in danger.

Making climate change illegal

Climate Change Blawg

One of the most robust laws on climate change yet was created in Denmark in 2020. Could failing to act on climate change be made illegal? Read more thoughts on Denmark’s Climate Act in this excellent article here. The post Making climate change illegal appeared first on Climate Change Blawg: Climate Change Law Blogs, News & Insights. Climate Change Law