Climate Briefly for 22/10/2019


The latest atmospheric Co2 concentration at the Mauna Loa Observatory is 408.58ppm.

This is an increase of 54.6ppm since 1990.

  • 12 reports on carbon pricing, climate security, and more (Yale)
  • The Real Case for Saving Species: We Don’t Need Them, But They Need Us (e360)
  • Thawing permafrost has turned the Arctic into a carbon emitter (New Scientist)
  • Roundup: British Royals in Pakistan, Trump’s Logging Plan, and Cracks in Pine Island Glacier (Glacier Hub)
  • Study: There’s still hope for corals (Yale)
  • Stressed about climate change? Eight tips for managing eco-anxiety (New Scientist)
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    Climate Briefly for 21/10/2019


    The latest atmospheric Co2 concentration at the Mauna Loa Observatory is 408.90ppm.

    This is an increase of 54.92ppm since 1990.

  • A monster rally for climate change, but divergent goals hinder the fight (The Conversation)
  • Thoughts and prayers: miracles, Christianity and praying for rain (The Conversation)
  • Extinction Rebellion’s commuter and science critics are missing the point (The Conversation)
  • Extinction Rebellion’s car-free streets showcase the possibility of a beautiful, safe and green future (The Conversation)
  • Climate explained: the environmental footprint of electric versus fossil cars (The Conversation)
  • Both conservatives and liberals can agree on action on climate change (The Conversation)
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    Climate Briefly for 20/10/2019


    The latest atmospheric Co2 concentration at the Mauna Loa Observatory is 408.78ppm.

    This is an increase of 54.8ppm since 1990.

  • An Alaska youth climate change lawsuit has reached the state’s top court (Arctic Today)
  • Our Food Systems Are in Crisis (Scientific American)
  • Pope affirms Catholic Church’s duty to indigenous Amazonians hurt by climate change (The Conversation)
  • New Satellite Imagery Shows Rapid Pace of Andean Glacier Melt (Glacier Hub)
  • In fire-prone California, many residents can’t afford wildfire insurance (The Conversation)
  • A Two-Century-Long Advance Reversed by Climate Change (Glacier Hub)
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    Climate Briefly for 19/10/2019


    The latest atmospheric Co2 concentration at the Mauna Loa Observatory is 408.78ppm.

    This is an increase of 54.8ppm since 1990.

  • 92% of Greenland’s residents believe climate change is happening (Yale)
  • Olympic Marathon Moved out of Tokyo over Heat Concerns (Scientific American)
  • Podcast: Mapping childhood mortality, and evolving ‘de novo’ genes (Nature)
  • Photo Friday: Turkey’s Glaciers (Glacier Hub)
  • Farm shows the benefits of growing trees alongside livestock (Yale)
  • At the ballot box, cast a vote for climate change innovation and investment (The Conversation)
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