• December 12, 2019 - In Audubon's first foray into climate fiction, or cli-fi, we asked writers of compelling-and sometimes strange-fiction to imagine what climate chaos will bring for birds and people. (audubon.org)
  • As 2019 comes to a close, Congress has one more chance to pass legislation that will help fight climate change. (audubon.org)
  • The NextGen Student Climate Summit on May 11, 2019 from 10:30-4:30 P.M. at The Watershed Institute is created by high school students for high school students to share and learn about climate change and sustainability. (google.com)
  • January 28, 2020 - During this year's Christmas Bird Count on Key West, the impacts of climate change were impossible to ignore. (audubon.org)
  • The World Bank Group's Climate Change Action Plan (2016-2020) lays out ambitious targets to be met by 2020, including helping client countries add 30 gigawatts of renewable energy, put in place early warning systems for 100 million people, and develop climate-smart agriculture investment plans for at least 40 countries. (worldbank.org)
  • Tools to help professionals consider the potential effects of climate change on forests, and to design actions that can help ecosystems cope under changing conditions. (usda.gov)
  • One of the most significant issues the Forest Service faces is the effects of climate change on the Nation's natural resources. (fed.us)
  • Alaska's Native people live in an intimate relationship with the land, share traditional knowledge spanning centuries, and are experiencing the effects of climate change directly and severely. (fws.gov)
  • As it happens, a group of Iowa scientists popped by the state capitol here a couple of weeks ago to talk about the effects of climate change on this state, which does not yet have any beachfront property to worry about, although we may be able to surf Ottumwa sometime in the future, if the UN panel is correct. (esquire.com)
  • Here, I review, synthesize, and interpret recent advances in methods used to measure effects of climate on social and economic outcomes. (nber.org)
  • Because weather variation plays a large role in recent progress, I formalize the relationship between climate and weather from an econometric perspective and discuss their use as identifying variation, highlighting tradeoffs between key assumptions in different research designs and deriving conditions when weather variation exactly identifies the effects of climate. (nber.org)
  • The TCI government is seeking to include climate change adaptation strategies into the disaster management system of the Turks and Caicos Islands in a region-wide collaborative effort that is expected to prepare vulnerable Caribbean nations for the effects of climate change. (globalsecurity.org)
  • There are many things you can do to help reduce the effects of climate change. (fed.us)
  • An independent organization of leading scientists and journalists researching and reporting the facts about our changing climate and its impact on the public. (climatecentral.org)
  • Our scientists publish and our journalists report on climate science, energy, sea level rise. (climatecentral.org)
  • Every four years, the nation's scientists from myriad federal agencies come together to release a comprehensive report synthesizing the current state of climate science. (csmonitor.com)
  • Though to many scientists and scholars, the pitting of climate science and religion against each other is a smokescreen, and an oversimplification. (csmonitor.com)
  • Scientists are warning that the proof for man-made climate change is now at a gold standard level. (inhabitat.com)
  • In the face of those who continue to deny climate change, 375 leading scientists who are members of the National. (inhabitat.com)
  • This solution is supported by leading climate scientists and economists as an effective, efficient approach. (google.com)
  • All posts are written or reviewed by Earth and climate scientists. (nasa.gov)
  • There is still a gap between what countries pledged to do in the Paris Agreement and what scientists say is needed to avert climate catastrophe. (worldwildlife.org)
  • When I tagged along with one of the leading global warming "skeptics" at the international climate talks in Copenhagen last November, I attended a strategy session on how to capitalize on the thousands of e-mails that had been stolen from climate scientists just weeks before. (esquire.com)
  • Some of the leading scientists on the Essential Climate Variables explain just what they are measuring within their project, why they need it and what it is good for. (esa.int)
  • Scientists use climate indices in their attempt to characterize and understand the various climate mechanisms that culminate in our daily weather. (mcgill.ca)
  • Wild sheep in Scotland are shrinking in part because of climate change, say scientists. (nature.com)
  • As scientists continue to challenge and improve the quality and understanding of climate records and models, skepticism by scientists conducting such research is alive and well. (washingtonpost.com)
  • It confirms what scientists have been predicting: that fires will become more frequent and more intense as climate change accelerates. (vmware.com)
  • According to Antonio Regalado writing in Science Insider, Jones wrote e-mails stating that he convinced the university's FOI managers to not release data to "greenhouse skeptics" because Jones believed that they planned to harm the UAE or setback climate science by drawing scientists into disputes, wasting research time. (wikipedia.org)
  • CP covers all temporal scales of climate change and variability, from geological time through to multidecadal studies of the last century. (climate-of-the-past.net)
  • Climate in a narrow sense is usually defined as the "average weather," or more rigorously, as the statistical description in terms of the mean and variability of relevant quantities over a period ranging from months to thousands or millions of years. (wikipedia.org)
  • You should also keep in mind that other factors may influence the large-scale circulations and weather patterns, contributing to the climate variability for a particular period. (weather.gov)
  • During periods where there is a neutral phase of El Niño or La Niña events and related climate impacts are less evident with potentially more average conditions, other smaller scale examples of climate variability including the AO become more significant in providing outlooks for future conditions. (weather.gov)
  • One of the greatest impacts of climate variability and climate change occurs through changes in the frequency and severity of extreme events. (bom.gov.au)
  • The Copernicus Climate Change service aims to respond to environmental and societal challenges associated with climate variability and anthropogenic climate change. (esa.int)
  • This page is produced with the support of Managing Climate Variability - a consortium of primary industry research and development corporations. (bom.gov.au)
  • After harmonizing statistical specifications and standardizing estimated effect sizes within each conflict category, we carry out a hierarchical meta-analysis that allows us to estimate the mean effect of climate variation on conflict outcomes as well as to quantify the degree of variability in this effect size across studies. (nber.org)
  • The Paris Agreement is the world's collective response to addressing climate change in the years to come. (worldwildlife.org)
  • Combined with innovations in clean energy and other efforts to decarbonize the world's economies, natural climate solutions offer some of our best options in the response to climate change. (nature.org)
  • An Asia-Pacific climate change agreement was a milestone because it marked the first time the world's biggest polluters had pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions, Australia's Prime Minister said on Sunday. (enn.com)
  • The unique contribution of Laudato Si' is that it is a big and bold statement that is seeking to make the environment a focal point of religious and theological reflection, a dramatic move that may keep the world's attention focused on climate change and environmental responsibility in a more long-term, sustainable way. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • On October 23rd, ninety-two of the world's largest banks will meet in São Paolo, Brazil to discuss policies on the climate and Indigenous People's rights to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC). (greenpeace.org)
  • This interdisciplinary program provides the latest publications on monitoring, modeling, risk analysis, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change, and is intended for academic researchers and professional organizations, as well as governmental bodies. (springer.com)
  • I then describe advances in recent years, such as parameterization of climate variables from a social perspective, nonlinear models with spatial and temporal displacement, characterizing uncertainty, measurement of adaptation, cross-study comparison, and use of empirical estimates to project the impact of future climate change. (nber.org)
  • The service will give access to information for monitoring, predicting and attributing climate change and will help improve adaptation and mitigation policies. (esa.int)
  • Together with the IUCN Regional Office for Mesoamerica, the ELC has been implementing a project entitled "Climate Change Governance Capacity: Building regionally and nationally tailored ecosystem-based adaptation in Mesoamerica" in Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador and Mexico since 2010. (iucn.org)
  • Major progress has been made in the past years on field demonstration of climate change adaptation measures in project countries. (iucn.org)
  • The World Bank recently launched a new Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience . (worldbank.org)
  • Under this dedicated plan - the first of its kind - the World Bank Group will ramp up direct adaptation climate finance to reach $50 billion over FY21-25. (worldbank.org)
  • CRE shares NEP examples to help other coastal managers, and provides technical guidance and assistance about climate change adaptation. (epa.gov)
  • Find resources for the water utility sector to adapt to climate change by promoting a clear understanding of climate science and adaptation options. (epa.gov)
  • By emphasizing the multiple facets of climate policy, from mitigation to adaptation, from technological innovation and diffusion to governance issues, it contains a comprehensive overview of the economic and policy dimensions of the climate problem. (springer.com)
  • On the other hand, climate policy cannot be too ambitious: a balanced approach between mitigation and adaptation, between economic growth and resource management, between short term development efforts and long term innovation investments, should be adopted. (springer.com)
  • Addressing this challenge, the ELC and the IUCN Eastern and Southern African Regional Office in conjunction with authorities and stakeholders at a national level in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia undertook an effort in building national capacity to adapt biodiversity and natural resource laws and governance to climate change, as well as to identify and enhance synergies in international biodiversity and natural resource law and policy. (iucn.org)
  • We can help species adapt to our changing world by ensuring that our own responses to climate change factor in the health and wellbeing of the habitat and resources on which they depend. (worldwildlife.org)
  • We conclude by highlighting remaining challenges in this field and the approaches we expect will be most effective at solving them, including identifying mechanisms that link climate to conflict, measuring the ability of societies to adapt to climate changes, and understanding the likely impacts of future global warming. (nber.org)
  • The crops, natural vegetation, and domesticated and wild animals (including seafood) that sustain people in a given area may be unable to adapt to local or regional changes in climate. (nasa.gov)
  • the countries most vulnerable to global warming's most serious side effects are among the poorest and least able to pay for the medical and social services and technological solutions that will be needed to adapt to climate change. (nasa.gov)
  • To stay healthy and vigorous, our National Forests and Grasslands will need to adapt quickly to the changing climate. (fed.us)
  • Organic agriculture provides management practices that can help farmers adapt to climate change through strengthening agro-ecosystems, diversifying crop and livestock production, and building farmers' knowledge base to best prevent and confront changes in climate. (fao.org)
  • Cal-Adapt isn't pulling punches on the climate controversy. (fastcompany.com)
  • Some of their difficulties stem from the fact that global diplomacy is not well-enough linked to the realities of how real nations and firms actually control emissions and adapt to the likely impacts of a changing climate. (springer.com)
  • Schools can take a systems-thinking approach to engage in evidence-based science investigations in efforts to reduce their overall carbon footprint and, through collaboration, design resilience and mitigation solutions to the climate crisis. (nwf.org)
  • As it is already too late to rely entirely on mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions to safeguard biodiversity and livelihoods from climate impacts, governments and institutions will need to develop adaptive capacity in order to ensure resilience of humans and natural resources. (iucn.org)
  • The framework of this study distills nature's full climate potential into 20 mitigation pathways. (nature.org)
  • In 2000, forty land-use and forestry projects had been implemented in order to contribute to climate change mitigation. (fao.org)
  • New York's most famous buildings will go green on the eve of the Opening Ceremony of Climate Week NYC, Sunday September 23, 2018. (climateweeknyc.org)
  • Event attribution methods estimate that two extreme mass-loss years in the New Zealand Southern Alps, 2011 and 2018, were at least six and ten times more likely with anthropogenic climate warming. (nature.com)
  • In December 2018, the World Bank Group announced a new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current 5-year investments to around $200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate action. (worldbank.org)
  • NASA's Climate Kids website brings the exciting science of climate change and sustainability to life, providing clear explanations for the big questions in climate science. (nasa.gov)
  • Climate Ride is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that organizes life-changing charitable events to raise awareness and support sustainability, active transportation, and environmental causes. (idealist.org)
  • Designed to inspire, participants have the opportunity to meet and network with individuals doing great work in the sustainability, green energy, climate, conservation, and active transportation fields. (idealist.org)
  • That's odd," the senator said, noting that there are frequent stories in numerous news outlets about what he called "the immediate and drastic results of climate change on species' diversity, on human sustainability, on deaths from air pollution, on all kinds of things. (philly.com)
  • The two-week COP21 United Nations climate change conference began Monday. (newsweek.com)
  • 1. The Paris Climate Conference (COP21)  France will host the 21st United Nations Climate Conference (COP21 Paris) on Nov30- Dec11, 2015, in Paris. (slideshare.net)
  • In the buildup to the November 30-December 11 United Nations climate summit in Paris (21st Conference of the Parties: COP21), climate alarmists are determined to end intellectual debate over the enhanced greenhouse effect, strong arm private-sector parties into belief and activism, and hand billy clubs to 195 world governments. (forbes.com)
  • in November, a group of academics, advisors and expert analysts convened to discuss the implications of the United Nations climate conference (COP21). (harvard.edu)
  • The Northern Forests Climate Hub assists natural resource managers, woodland owners, and others interested in forests to integrate climate change information into planning, decision making, and management activities. (usda.gov)
  • Already, freshwater supplies are shrinking, agricultural yields are dropping, our forests are burning, and rising oceans are more acidic-all, in part, due to a warming climate. (worldwildlife.org)
  • We need to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century to keep global temperature increases under 2°C. While most efforts toward this goal have been focused on reducing fossil fuel use, new science shows that natural climate solutions-based on the conservation, restoration and management of forests, grasslands and wetlands-can deliver up to a third of the emission reductions needed by 2030. (nature.org)
  • The pathways span three biomes-forests, grasslands (including agricultural lands and rangelands) wetlands (including peatlands, seagrass and mangroves) and climate reduction practices based on conservation, restoration and land management. (nature.org)
  • The Forest Service is incorporating the best ecological and climate science into its management to ensure that National Forests continue to produce the benefits that the American people enjoy. (fed.us)
  • Healthy forests and grasslands will also help mitigate climate change by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it in plants and soils. (fed.us)
  • How does climate change affect forests and grasslands? (fed.us)
  • Climate and weather drive the ebb and flow of life, making rivers run, crops grow, and forests flourish. (greenpeace.org)
  • Scenarios were the focus of discussion at the TCFD & BoE Conference on Climate Scenarios, Financial Risk and Strategic Planning which took place in London on October 31 and November 1, 2017. (fsb-tcfd.org)
  • The CCL NH chapters are our local effort in New Hampshire to help build the political will to enable Citizens' Climate Lobby's goal to protect our climate and our future by enacting federal Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation in 2017. (google.com)
  • Christina Voigt, Chair of the WCEL Climate Change Specialist Group, speaking during "Law Day" at UNFCCC/CoP-23 on 12 November 2017 in Bonn (Germany). (iucn.org)
  • In 2015, Harvard joined 318 institutions of higher education in signing the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge and reaffirmed this commitment in 2017 . (harvard.edu)
  • Started in 2010 to fund 10 grantees, CDC's Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative is now helping 18 grantees around the nation use the five-step Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) framework to identify likely climate impacts in their communities, potential health effects associated with these impacts, and their most at-risk populations and locations. (cdc.gov)
  • The page is intended for anyone interested in learning more about our resources and other federal government resources to support climate preparedness and resilience. (fema.gov)
  • Such solutions are being applied to the challenge of sustainable urbanization and climate change, helping to build climate resilience. (ericsson.com)
  • Many lines of evidence demonstrate that human activities, especially emissions of greenhouse gases, are primarily responsible for the observed climate changes in the industrial era, especially over the last six decades. (csmonitor.com)
  • Natural climate solutions are conservation, restoration and improved land management actions that increase carbon storage or avoid greenhouse gas emissions in landscapes and wetlands across the globe. (nature.org)
  • Evidence has shown that rising levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have contributed to climate change. (fed.us)
  • An international conference on climate has been informed that 'limiting the worldwide use of fossil fuels will cost almost Pounds sterling 200 billion over the next 20 years' ('Nations fail to agree on measures to limit greenhouse effect', This Week, 18 November). (newscientist.com)
  • Lower greenhouse gas emissions for crop production and enhanced carbon sequestration, coupled with additional benefits of biodiversity and other environmental services, makes organic agriculture a farming method with many advantages and considerable potential for mitigating and adopting to climate change. (fao.org)
  • Our features writer John Upton talks our Zillow report, the National Climate Assessment, and more with NBC10 Philadelphia's Rosemary Connors. (climatecentral.org)
  • It's become a routine affair, with a predictable process involving extensive analysis of studies, numerous drafts, and eventual approval from the White House before the public release of the latest National Climate Assessment. (csmonitor.com)
  • By 2050, according to the World Bank's recently launched "Groundswell: Preparing for Internal Climate Migration" report, more than 143 million people in three regions , Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and South Asia, could be forced to move within their own countries to escape the slow-onset impacts of climate change, such as water stress and crop failure. (worldbank.org)
  • And nations around the world are committed to delivering on a landmark global plan to curb climate change, known as the Paris Agreement . (worldwildlife.org)
  • The World Bank supports client countries in their efforts to implement their national climate commitments, including their nationally determined contributions (NDCs), in their follow up to the Paris Agreement. (worldbank.org)
  • At the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference, delegates from 196 countries signed the Paris Agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions and thus halting the destructive effects of global warming. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The Paris agreement is significant in terms of politics and economics, but religious leaders have also voiced support of the agreement, and clearly a move is underway to make climate change and environmental responsibility an integral part of contemporary religious life and practice. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Communities are redesigning their roads, buildings, airports, and railroads to make them climate resilient. (worldwildlife.org)
  • Making the right choices in favor of infrastructure that is climate resilient and locks in a low carbon development pathway is critical and urgent. (worldbank.org)
  • Climate change is a key priority for the International Development Association (IDA) , the World Bank's fund for the poorest, and helps countries cope with climate change by bringing new solutions-such as better weather data and forecasting, drought-resistant crops, climate-resilient roads, disaster insurance, and cyclone-resistant houses and early warning systems. (worldbank.org)
  • Identifying the effect of climate on societies is central to understanding historical economic development, designing modern policies that react to climatic events, and managing future global climate change. (nber.org)
  • CDC's Climate and Health Program is excited to celebrate 10 years of supporting state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies as they prepare for specific health impacts of a changing climate. (cdc.gov)
  • While the Climate and Health Program is very excited about our work over the past 10 years, we build on these accomplishments and continue to develop new projects and provide more opportunities for our partners around the nation as they protect their communities from the local health impacts of a changing climate. (cdc.gov)
  • It's the most comprehensive and up to date report on climate science in the world at this point," says Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist at Texas Tech University who was one of the authors of the report. (csmonitor.com)
  • Climate and epidemiological models estimate that reducing aerosols in a warmer climate can enhance atmospheric ventilation, reduce particulate matter exposure and offset warming-driven deaths. (nature.com)
  • Climate Central surveys and conducts scientific research on climate change and informs the public of key findings. (climatecentral.org)
  • Data-driven research and reporting that makes climate science local and advances understanding of climate change impacts. (climatecentral.org)
  • Climate of the Past (CP) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of research articles, short communications, and review papers on the climate history of the Earth. (climate-of-the-past.net)
  • Climate TRACE, an alliance of climate research groups, is developing a new tracker using artificial intelligence. (inhabitat.com)
  • In polling by the Pew Research Center in November 2008, fully half the respondents thought the two parties would cooperate more in the coming year, versus only 36 percent who thought the climate would grow more adversarial. (wiktionary.org)
  • The University's first efforts to assess the social and academic climate occurred in 2004 when the President's Commission on Women, in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Research, surveyed the UK student body on various aspects of campus life. (uky.edu)
  • The project is to develop climate change governance capacity in the water sector through applied research, awareness-raising and increased public participation. (iucn.org)
  • Until recently, neither climate nor conflict have been core areas of inquiry within economics, but there has been an explosion of research on both topics in the past decade, with a particularly large body of research emerging at their intersection. (nber.org)
  • In this review, we survey this literature on the interlinkages between climate and conflict, by necessity drawing from both economics and other disciplines given the inherent interdisciplinarity of research in this field. (nber.org)
  • For specific information on the projected impacts of climate change in the United States, see the National Assessment Report by the U.S. Global Change Research Program. (nasa.gov)
  • Once available, the data will be archived and made freely accessible to climate research and modelling communities worldwide. (esa.int)
  • Trees are the original carbon-sequestration tech, and new research continues to open our eyes to their promise as allies in the effort to halt climate change. (pbs.org)
  • President Drew Faust outlined Harvard's commitment to continued focus on climate change via research, teaching and learning in a 2014 message to the Harvard community , and also in a Huffington Post op-ed with Stanford president John Hennessey. (harvard.edu)
  • Amsterdam, 1 August 2014 - More than 300 days after it was illegally boarded following a high profile peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has finally departed Murmansk, Russia en route for its home. (greenpeace.org)
  • Examine Earth processes, witness dramatic geological forces at work, and discuss the science of global climate change with local researchers. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Researchers are studying the best ways to lessen climate change and reduce its impact on our health. (medlineplus.gov)
  • For climate measurements prior to this, researchers must obtain measurements from indirect sources, including core samples from ice, sediment, and trees. (fed.us)
  • Mathematica researchers analyzed data on school safety, engagement, and climate for more than 340,000 students in more than 700 New York City middle schools from a survey taken annually from 2007 to 2010. (edweek.org)
  • Studies focusing mainly on present and future climate are not within scope. (climate-of-the-past.net)
  • and (ii) validating GCMs and EaSMs with respect to their faithful representation of current climate, including the correct sensitivity, as well as to the robustness of future-climate projections using powerful numerical and visualization tools. (gatech.edu)
  • The dispute over Darwin planted a seed, and the evolution argument set the groundwork for the current climate science argument," says Michael Altman, professor of religious studies at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. (csmonitor.com)
  • At our current climate trajectory, humanity will likely face "untold suffering," as reported in a new study. (inhabitat.com)
  • They are investing in clean renewable energy and locking in cheaper energy prices-and creating jobs, strong communities, and a more stable climate in the process. (worldwildlife.org)
  • In addition to helping clients respond to regulatory and market drivers, as well as to the impact of climate change on infrastructure and supply chains, our teams can help clients benefit from opportunities related to new carbon markets and renewable energy market drivers. (ey.com)
  • A miracle has happened,' announced a contributor to Climate Audit, a website devoted to criticising the science of climate change. (wikipedia.org)