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Climate Scientists on “Don’t Look Up:” It’s Infuriating, Soul-Sucking and On-the-Nose

Union of Concerned Scientists

UCS climate scientist reviews "Don't Look Up," an allegory for climate inaction. Climate Change Science and Democracy Climate change; movie review; Jennifer Lawrence; Meryl Streep climate emergency Global warming

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A Climate Scientist Watches a Movie about Apocalypse

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate Change Science Communication Arianna Grande climate change Don't look up feelings movie review movies science and the mediaReflections on the film, "Don't Look Up.".

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Investors Go Salmon Fishing With Climate Scientists

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: The global climate is an enormously complex system, and as climate change intensifies, damaging climate events are cascading from one another. Getting a better handle on climate science can sharpen these tools.

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Using Science for Equitable Policies: A framework for climate scientists

Union of Concerned Scientists

Climate science is having its moment. With the recent administration changes, climate change is getting attention at the national level through much-needed bold and ambitious federal policy developments. “We

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Judge Scales Back Climate Scientist’s Case Against Bloggers

Inside Climate News

judge has ruled that the conservative think tank the Competitive Enterprise Institute cannot be held responsible for an outside blogger’s 2012 online attack on a prominent climate scientist.

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Meet the Climate Scientists Taking Arctic Icebergs-in-a-Bottle to Glastonbury

3BL Media

The Arctic Basecamp team is serving up a climate change warning — in a bottle. Widely considered by polar scientists as the Earth's refrigerator due to its role in regulating global temperatures, its own temperature has risen by 3.1

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A Climate Scientist Is Evaluating the U.S.'s Spy Programs

Scientific American

President Joe Biden named an expert on paleoclimatology to a White House intelligence panel Environment Climate Change Policy

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Earth911 Podcast: Coastal Flooding in 2050 With Climate Scientist James Renwick

Earth 911

Listen to “Earth911 Interview: Coastal Flooding In 2050 With Climate Scientist James Renwick” on Spreaker. The post Earth911 Podcast: Coastal Flooding in 2050 With Climate Scientist James Renwick appeared first on Earth911.

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The Rate of Global Warming During Next 25 Years Could Be Double What it Was In The Previous 50, a Renowned Climate Scientist Warns

Inside Climate News

Former NASA climate scientist James Hansen urged Congress decades ago to act on climate change. Science aerosols Climate Change James HansenNow he says he expects reduced aerosol pollution to lead to a steep temperature rise.

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Climate scientists reconsider the meaning and implications of drought in light of a changing world

Environmental News Bits

But rather than add … Continue reading Climate scientists reconsider the meaning and implications of drought in light of a changing world. Read the full story at the University of California Santa Barbara. Maps of the American West have featured ever darker shades of red over the past two decades. The colors illustrate the unprecedented drought blighting the region. In some areas, conditions have blown past severe and extreme drought into exceptional drought.

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Egypt's Climate Scientists Hope for 'Actions, Not Just Words' at COP27

Scientific American

Four Egyptian researchers spoke about how they’re contributing to the fight against climate change as their country hosts the COP27 global climate summit. Environment Climate Change

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Leading climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe: ‘You have the ability to use your voice’

Environmental News Bits

Hayhoe says people can use their roles in their workplaces and communities to act on the climate crisis. Read more → Climate change Communicating science Green lifestyleRead the full story in The Guardian.

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Top Climate Scientists Are Skeptical That Nations Will Rein in Global Warming

Scientific American

A Nature survey reveals that many authors of the latest IPCC climate science report are anxious about the future and expect to see catastrophic changes in their lifetime. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. Environment Climate Change

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Stroud Water Research Center Honors Michael E. Mann, Ph.D., Leading Climate Scientist And Author

PA Environment Daily

one of the world’s leading voices on climate change on November 3. The data, which combined decades of work by paleoclimate scientists, and its stunning visual presentation served as a smoking gun in the case proving human-induced climate change.

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Stroud Water Research Center Honors Dr. Michael E. Mann, Climate Scientist & Author, At The Water's Edge Gala On Nov. 3

PA Environment Daily

Mann, climate change scientist, author and Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, and Director of the Earth System Science Center, is the 2022 recipient of the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence. Speaking Truth and Science About Climate Change Michael E.

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Stroud Water Research Center Honors Dr. Michael E. Mann, Climate Scientist & Author, With 2022 Stroud Award For Freshwater Excellence

PA Environment Daily

Mann, climate change scientist, author and Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, and Director of the Earth System Science Center, is the 2022 recipient of the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence. The Stroud Water Research Center announced Dr. Michael E.

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More Heat This Weekend–More Inequities of Keeping Cool

Union of Concerned Scientists

As more high temperatures are forecast in the next few days, two of our climate scientists explain how people of color in four cities--Fresno, CA, Miami, FL, Mobile, AL, and Shreveport, LA--are at risk from the effects of urban heat islands.

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Adam Sobel: A Climate Science Midlife Crisis

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Imagine you go to graduate school for a bunch of years, conscientiously studying the nuanced interactions of the variables that underlie the globe's climate. Tweet me: This week on @SeaChangeRadio - "Adam Sobel: A Climate Science Midlife Crisis" [link].

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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

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Europe swelters as extreme heatwaves arrive unusually early this year

New Scientist

Naming heatwaves, taking climate change adaptation seriously and cutting carbon emissions would help people cope with rising temperatures, says climate scientist Hannah Cloke

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Biden Signs Historic Climate Bill as Scientists Applaud

Scientific American

Climate scientists are excited for the billions of dollars the Inflation Reduction Act will pour into fighting climate change but urge further action. Environment Climate Change Social Sciences Policy Politics

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A science-based move to climate change adaptation

Real Climate

All countries in the world urgently need to adapt to climate change but are not yet in a good position to do so. It’s urgent because we are not even adapted to the present climate. Climate scientists can help policy-makers by explaining the risks and opportunities.

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Should your new year's resolution be to cut your carbon footprint?

New Scientist

Cutting your personal carbon footprint can help, but it is important to engage with others and encourage wider efforts to tackle climate change, says climate scientist Katharine HayhoeAre you thinking about going green in 2022?

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This Winter’s Rain and Snow Won’t be Enough to Pull the West Out of Drought

Inside Climate News

Climate scientists, though, say the 40 million people who use the river’s water should take the good news with a grain of salt. Science California Climate Change Colorado River Drought NERN - West Coast

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Harnessing Eco-Anxiety and Triaging for the Future

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Our climate scientists are facing unprecedented levels of stress and depression. Our children are scared and anxious. The future appears a dark and scary place. Sometimes, it seems like the only sensible engaged response is to pour all energy and

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Scientists Say It’s ‘Fatally Foolish’ To Not Study Catastrophic Climate Outcomes

Inside Climate News

A new paper discusses ‘climate end games’ as the planet approaches environmental tipping points that could exacerbate other global crises like pandemics and war. Science Climate Change impacts research study Tipping Points

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Think climate change is messy? Wait until geoengineering

Environmental News Bits

So we urgently need more research on the consequences, says climate scientist Kate Ricke. Read more → Climate changeRead the full story in Wired. Someone’s bound to hack the atmosphere to cool the planet.

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The IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

Real Climate

Climate scientists are inordinately excited by the release of a new IPCC report (truth be told, that’s a bit odd – It’s a bit like bringing your end-of-(seven)-year project home and waiting anxiously to see how well it will be received).

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Confronting the Climate Crisis with Scientist Activism: the Essential Role of Rule Breakers

Union of Concerned Scientists

But what of the climate crisis? What rules should scientists be breaking, repercussions be damned, to help solve it? Today, members of the climate movement are using these tactics to drive climate progress. But what of scientists?

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13 things we learned from the landmark IPCC climate report

New Scientist

The world’s top climate scientists have today released their first major review in eight years on the physical science of climate change, in a report approved by 195 countries

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IPCC report: global emissions must peak by 2025 to keep warming at 1.5°C – we need deeds not words

Environmental News Bits

C of global warming – the “safe” limit for temperature rise outlined in the Paris Agreement – as soon as the early 2030s, according to a landmark report by the world’s most senior climate scientists. by Keith Baker (Glasgow Caledonian University) Earth could exceed 1.5°C

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Winners of 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics built mathematics of climate modeling, making predictions of global warming and modern weather forecasting possible

Environmental News Bits

by David Randall (Colorado State University) As a climate scientist myself, I was excited to learn that Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi have been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physics.

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The Energy Department Hails a Breakthrough in Fusion Energy, Achieving a Net Energy Gain With Livermore’s Vast Laser Array

Inside Climate News

Climate scientists, meanwhile, expressed interest but said the breakthrough must not deter the world’s ongoing quest to counter global warming. Science Climate Change fusion Nuclear nuclear fusion

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Learn More About the Types of Techniques Used To Misrepresent Climate Science Online

3BL Media

Learn more about our approach to climate content here. How is this related to climate? It may be used to try and convince you that climate change isn’t happening or that the impacts aren’t as bad as people make them out to be. Learn more from Yale Climate Connections.

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Scientists Say Pakistan’s Extreme Rains Were Intensified by Global Warming

Inside Climate News

Science Climate Change Flood PakistanHeat fueled the storms, and colonial-era engineering created flood zones, making more people vulnerable to this year’s extreme monsoon rains.

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Black Figures in Environmental History

Legal Planet

Last year, I posted about the contributions made by Black climate scientists. Yesterday was the start of Black History Month. This year, I want to go back earlier in history to highlight the environmental contributions of three Black figures in much earlier times.

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Drier Springs Bring Hotter Summers in the Withering Southwest

Inside Climate News

Like other climate scientists, he knew from research papers and worldwide storm patterns that a warming atmosphere is thirstier and sops up more moisture from oceans and the land. Science Climate Change Drought heat NERN - Mountain West

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The Energy Department Hails a Breakthrough in Fusion Energy, Achieving a Net Energy Gain With Livermore’s Vast Laser Array

Inside Climate News

Climate scientists, meanwhile, expressed interest but said the breakthrough must not deter the world’s ongoing quest to counter global warming. Science Climate Change fusion Nuclear nuclear fusion

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Federal Water Tap, January 30: Valuing Nature: White House Publishes Natural Capital Accounting Strategy

Circle of Blue

A climate scientist is appointed to a White House intelligence advisory board. President Biden delivered an executive order in January 2021 stating that climate change is “an essential element of United States foreign policy and national security.”

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New Climate Research From a Year-Long Arctic Expedition Raises an Ozone Alarm in the High North

Inside Climate News

Science Climate Change mosaic Ozone researchWarming of the surface of the Arctic is matched by a colder polar vortex high in the atmosphere, which is speeding the breakdown of the Earth’s shield against ultraviolet rays.

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Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program

Environmental News Bits

To advance climate adaptation science and increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields, the Climate Adaptation Scientists of Tomorrow Program brings undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty together with CASC partners to cultivate the next generation of climate scientists.

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How inland and coastal waterways influence climate

Environmental News Bits

Climate scientists now detail how carbon is stored and transported through the intricacy of inland and coastal waterways. … Continue reading How inland and coastal waterways influence climate. Climate change Natural resources PublicationsRead the full story from Princeton University.

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Satellites may have underestimated warming in the lower atmosphere

Environmental News Bits

New research by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) climate scientists and collaborators shows that satellite measurements of the temperature of the troposphere (the lowest region of the atmosphere) may have underestimated global warming over the last 40 years. Read more → Climate change PublicationsRead the full story from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.