Looks like the UAE is taking a break from being the hot spot for oil deals! They've decided to invest $30 billion in a climate fund. Talk about switching gears! They're going from fueling the world to saving the world. I guess you could say they're becoming the "purrr-looters" of clean energy! 😺🌍 #UAE #ClimateAction #PurrfectInvestment
Will this be more "lip service"? (Looking at you Alberta Premier Smith👀 )
Canada's oil and gas emissions cap is coming — here's what to expect
The government's measures to control fossil fuel emissions are set to be released at COP28
Global coalition pledge to triple renewables, double energy efficiency improvements https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/global-coalition-pledge-to-triple-renewables-double-energy-efficiency-improvements/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #climateaction #COP28 #Energyefficiency #renewables
World Bank to Spend 45% of Its Financing on Climate-Related Projects
#Environment #ClimateChange #WorldBank #GreenFinance #ClimateAction #Sustainability #GlobalResilience #Biodiversity #FinanceForChange #COP28 #ClimateCommitment
The Prime Minister of Pakistan was deeply insulted in a Muslim country itself, the public said PM...!
#cop28summit #COP28UAE #cop28dubai #COP28HealthLetter #ClimateAction #climate #climatechange #climatechangenow #climatechangechallenge #Pakistan #pakistannewsupdate #PakistanNews #pakistannewspaper #LatestNews #Newsupdate #hindinewslive #hindinewslive #internationalnonbinaryday
प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने COP28 में ग्रीन क्रेडिट पहल का प्रस्ताव रखा, हरित भविष्य के लिए वैश्विक सहयोग को आमंत्रित किया
#PMModi #COP28 #GreenCreditInitiative
#ClimateAction #Sustainability #India2030Goals
RT by @euintheuae: 🌍 COP28 Snapshot – Day 2
🤝 Attended by 160+ World Leaders and Heads of State
📑 COP28 UAE Declaration on a Global Climate Finance Framework launched
🚀 UAE launches a $30 billion climate investment vehicle
💵 World Bank increases climate finance targets to $40 billion by 2025
👏 Further major commitments to Loss & Damage
📑 COP28 UAE Declaration on Agriculture & Food launched
🌱 $5 billion committed to climate and nature initiatives
🥗 $2.5 billion committed to the food-climate agenda
[2023-12-01 22:44 UTC]
Methane in the environment needs to be effectively reduced. Old climate models didn’t predict the advances of methane release we have now.
Andrew Millison accompanies the organization Planet Wild to visit the excellent work of Trees for the Future. This remarkable project holds the promise of combating desertification, providing livelihoods, and nurturing the environment. At its core, this initiative revolves around the creation of lush food forests that transform land into thriving ecosystems.
#SolarPunk #OWGF #Senegal #Regeneration #Permaculture #OurWonderfulGreenFuture #ClimateAction
New report finds residential gas use could decrease to zero by 2042, and industrial gas use by 63%. and avoid investment in new gas fields.
Today, IMEO launches its annual report and shares its progress harnessing data to #CutMethane.
[2023-12-01 11:14 UTC]
Week 221 of fasting and striking from working and shopping once a week for the climate.
#degrowth #globalheating #heatwaves #climatechangeisreal #climatechangeawareness #climatescience #climateart #climatechangeart #ClimateMigration #climatechange #Climate #ClimateAction #ClimateActionNow
#ClimateJustice #ClimateJusticeNow #ClimateStrike #ClimateCrisis #ClimateEmergency #Earth #environment #environmentalscience #environmentaljustice #environmental #fasting #intermittentfasting #savetheplanet #savetheearth #savetheocean #savethebees #savethetrees
Planta da Amazônia pode ser alternativa ao uso do mercúrio no garimpo de ouro
29 novembro 2023
Workforce development for a decarbonized industrial world. Developed and developing in tandem towards the same goals.
My #FollowFriday list for this week has an emphasis on #EarthDefenders, #ClimateJustice and #ClimateNews! I've included descriptions from respective accounts. Suggestions welcome for the next round...!
“#Climate scientist working on the #ocean #carbon cycle and verification of ocean carbon dioxide removal (#CDR). Founder, Bamboo #Bike Project; co-founder and Director of Science at [C]Worthy. Professor at University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa; also at Columbia University in NYC and École normale supérieure in Paris.”
"#Environmental Reporter for The Highlands Current: An award-winning, non-profit, independent newspaper in New York's Hudson Valley. I also teach journalism at Marist College. Not actually a cat."
"A passionate #Environmentalist curating a daily news feed about the #Environment & #ClimateChange.
My hobbies include using my DSLR camera, mapping on Open Street Maps, listening to music, podcasts and audiobooks on topics such as #Geology, #Nature, #Geoscience, #Sustainability, #Climate, technology & privacy."
“Le notizie più importanti e gli alert mondiali sull'ambiente e l'ecologia selezionate dagli utenti di diggita.com”
“Sustainable Mid Peninsula, compost, diversity, cooking, bikes, subsistence, pedestrian cities, half earth. Born 309 ppm of CO2”
“Independent media amplifying stories from the frontlines of social and environmental struggles."
“« Si vous voulez aider la planète, plantez un arbre. Si vous voulez la sauver, plantez un riche » - François Avard”
“Mouvement international de Désobéissance Civile Non-Violente pour la protection du vivant ”
@earthfirst - Sadly, this account hasn't posted in a while...
"The Earth First! Journal is the voice of the radical environmental movement. Published quarterly, it contains reports on direct action; articles on the preservation of wilderness and biological diversity; news and announcements about #EarthFirst! and other radical environmental groups. Follow for updates about the EF! Journal, snarky ecoposting, and updates on the struggle to minimize and adapt to climate catastrophe."
A #StarWars Fan Film about climate change and the battle for #climateaction at #COP28 using real practical models, bluescreen, stop motion #animation (with virtually no CGI, like the original 1970s and 1980s trilogy). #COP #climatechange #climate #climatecrisis
(Writing as an individual and not as chair.)
Did you know 40% of our state's emissions come from the transportation sector? Our legislature is considering NOW whether to foster the growth of low-emissions vehicles in our state.
Please write your rep in legislature saying that you want clean air standards.
RT by @EU_EESC: 📣At our #EUatCOP28 side event on #AgriFood systems next week, @EU_EESC will present concrete proposals for action by 🇪🇺 #CivilSociety on the implementation of #ClimateAction on #Agriculture and #FoodSecurity.
[2023-12-01 13:25 UTC]
Big news in German climate case: Court orders government to take immediate measures for faster emission reduction in transport and buildings. The country's Climate Law prescribes this now the 2021 and 2022 targets for these sectors were missed.
#ClimateChange #climateaction #climatepolicy
Time for real change. True leadership. Inflation and affordability have become the new distractions utilized against a better world of cheaper energy. Stop spending on those giving nothing back.
When it comes to climate adaptation, the cost benefit of preventive adaptation measures for floods and heatwaves ranges from 2:1 to 10:1. Learn about climate adaptation in @SwissRe Institute's latest publication.
Leaked: the #COP28 corporate buy-in
via @The_Goose_Media on #YouTube
Australia: the NSW parliament has voted unanimously to enshrine a 70% emissions cut by 2035 in law. It's so good to see cross-party support for #climateaction
Victoria has a bill enshrining 75-80% emissions reduction by 2035, bring forward net zero to 2045, 95% renewables by 2035.
@TatianaIlyina It is also a call to us #journalists: Too often readers are left alone with pure #statistics but don't feel what it means for their life. They feel helpless and often don't know what they can do at once and in longer terms in political life (like elections). People in Europe often don't know what the same number means e.g. in Africa or Alaska. We need more "translations" of sheer numbers into reality and #solutionJournalism
Research by the Centre for Climate Reporting and the BBC confirms what everyone knew already. COP28 under the UAE lead is a farce:
COP28 president secretly used climate summit role to push oil trade with foreign government officials
#ClimateAction #Climate #EndFossilFuels
Aside from the knee jerk and very valid response of “greed”, what, precisely, is holding humanity back from a world where there is no need for money? Why can’t goods and services be provided as needed and work and education be a matter of gaining respect, experience, and contribution to the whole? Does this state of affairs automatically require it to be earth-wide to function?
Would achievement of this state of affairs help us achieve other goals like:
Eradication of Poverty/Scarcity?
Achieving a Sustainable Post-Climate-Action-CO2-Free world?
39/n Here also a brillant sum-up by Timmons Roberts (CSSN) of what we - those of us who desperately want #COP28 to deliver real, much needed #ClimateAction - are always up against in the #FossilFuel lobby:
“a highly sophisticated, well-funded network of people who are used to winning, and to winning big” .
Blindingly obvious #ClimateAction is to integrate & electrify public transport- instead this:
This is not a rhetorical question anymore.
This is not a poll because I’d rather 'hear’ people's answer.
Let's say, in an instant, the world suddenly decided to stop using fossil fuels. Everything using fossil fuels burned its last tank and that was it. Done. Forever. All consequences ensue…
Would you be more comfortable with that happening today during a climate that is (debateably) recognizable to the climate pre-Fossil Fuel use and that may return closer to that pre-fossil fuel climate in future generations.
Having the last drop some day in 2050, or 2100, or 2110, when the climate has shifted to something utterly unrecognizable. There is (even more) mass chaos in the world due to all the impacts of climate change, and we have added yet more CO2 to the atmosphere and oceans that will take eons to return to, if it is at all possible.
I frequently criticize corporations and capitalists for the grievous harm they are doing to our ecosphere — and they certainly deserve scorn. But lazy, apathetic consumers should not be let off the hook. Even if our actions will only make a small difference in comparison to the damage from Big Oil and Big Ag and Big Finance, etc, that’s no excuse for not doing what we can.
Once again, though, what we need most is bold public leaders who will enact policy and system changes *even when* they are inconvenient to consumers and unpopular with voters. Because that’s what true leadership is.
It is often argued that all we need to do is raise awareness of a global climate emergency, and individuals will “do the right thing.” A new study indicates this just is not the case.
A balanced panel of 381 people were about their opinions, beliefs, and awareness of climate change. Participants used a survey to identify which things they would be most willing to change to reduce carbon emissions.
We might expect that people who are well aware of the severity of the climate crisis would opt for larger, more impactful behavioural changes. We might expect that high awareness and emotional engagement would lead to a clear willingness to make larger changes.
But that was not the case. Instead, we found that regardless of an individual’s stated environmental opinion and beliefs, most opted for the easiest but least impactful options. This goes against the oft-expressed view that all we need to do is explain just how bad the situation is, and people will change.
This means that simply raising awareness and trying to nudge people into changing their behaviour is unlikely to have the necessary impact.
Without state intervention, we simply won’t see any meaningful changes to business and industry practices, and lifestyles and consumption habits. We cannot keep using encouragement and hope.
We recognise that this is an immense and complex problem for scientists, governments, and politicians. How do we address climate change if governments will not make polluters pay and if we will not alter our own self-destructive behaviour?
It seems that we know the problem, we know how to solve it, we know we are all in it together and everyone needs to play their part – but we seem incapable of action.
Join the conversation to create a climate for change in Scotland!
Are you concerned about climate change but not sure how urgent it is & how you can make a difference?
Having quality conversations about climate change is one of the most effective things we can do to stop it.
Join our friendly, facilitated, one-off monthly ‘Climate for Change’ conversation on 6 Dec 2023 at 6pm. Online.
Do the right thing.
It may not always be clear at first what the right thing is. For example, recycling is fairly easy but accomplishes much less than something more difficult such as changing your diet or giving up your car.
Learn the differences, and do the right thing. 🤗
What can you do to show up and make an actual difference? Petitions are all well and good, but these actions will help you step up and be heard.
The action is still rolling, there will be people on the water all night tonight and all day tomorrow. If you're in town, come down!
Details at https://www.risingtide.org.au/program
[but don't hold me to that]
After the devastating Dutch elections [22-11-'23] I decided to dedicate my toots back to the original goal.
I care about a lot of issues, most global some national; but I won't be 'tooting' about them all.
First and formost I WANT to 'toot' about:
Because I trust that most people reading know about the dreadfull future of climate change, I want to spread the, possible, solutions to a problem rather than reiterate on the problem.
One of those solution might be sueing the polluters or governments on human rights, violations or #Ecoside
Action is by all means a solution.
As said I want to focus on the global issue. I don't want to nitpick on too much principles. Like: "What's worse: eating cows or driving diesel?" Both are devastating behaviors of intitled rich people!
On the otherhand therefore I truly respect ANY effort to make a change for the better.
Most of all... I want to add instead of preach. Bring some bits of the puzzle to the table.
I'm NOT a scientist of any kind. I'm just a disabled old white guy typing on a desk reading and searching a lot.
I tend to toot 2 - 3 times a day, but that's NOT a promise.
I tend to follow anyone who 'retoots' or 'favourites' my toots. Forget it, I'm vain.
I might be interested in: #StopCopCity #ClimateFinance #Capitalism #Energy #USpolitics #Ukraine #Europe #Bernie #XR #OceanCleanup #NextBlue #InductionCooking #TaxTheRich #Africa #FemaleSoccer #Ajax #MíTambién #BigOil #Greta #CityDesign #VanessaNakate #2030 #Wildfires #Floods #PussyRiot #IPCC #AOC and more.
If any of my 'followers' want to opt out... this is your chance, as always.
Researchers: Effective climate action requires us to abandon viewing our efforts as a 'sacrifice' #climate #ClimateChange #ClimateAction https://phys.org/news/2023-11-effective-climate-action-requires-abandon.html
As a new era of environmental rule of law takes shape, UNEP’s new report provides recommendations for governments to navigate this evolving landscape. #environment #law #climatechange #climate #climatecrisis #climateemergency #climatejustice #sustainability #climateaction #COVID
Job opportunity: Open Climate Campaign Communications Manager. Do you want to help open access to research and fight climate change? The Open Climate Campaign needs you.
Please also pass this opportunity on to your #OA networks:
This may be unfair to other companies but... In case you thought car companies were moving to EVs because of some responsibility they felt (imposed or organic) to save the planet and reduce carbon emissions.
#climateAction #ClimateChange #EV #Capitalism #canPoli https://www.cnbc.com/2023/11/21/ford-scales-back-ev-battery-plant-in-michigan.html
“The world’s richest 10% encompasses most of the middle classes in developed countries – anyone paid more than about $40,000 (£32,000) a year. The lavish lifestyles of the very rich – the 1% – attract attention. But the 10% are responsible for half of all global emissions, making them key to ending the #climatecrisis.” #climatechange #climate #climateemergency #climateaction #climatejustice #environment
Inside a historic trip to Antarctica, crewed by over 100 women scientists.
“"Given that governments, production plans and targets helped to influence, legitimize and justify continued fossil fuel dependence, there is a real risk that such plans are undermining the energy transition by locking in long-lived fossil fuel infrastructure," Achakulwisut said.”
Looking at you Prime Minister Justin “Climate Champion but lets buy a Pipeline” Trudeau. Or you BC Premier David - “Still Loving the LNG” Eby.
If you’re like me and live on Earth, you should care about the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5).
And you should care about what’s being done about it. It’s significant: FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Releases Fifth National Climate Assessment and Announces More Than $6 Billion to Strengthen Climate Resilience Across the Country |
Congress Won’t Touch the Climate Disaster. How Is President Biden Intervening?-
Move thoughtfully and plant things.
Plants may be even more industrious helpers than previously assumed.
@jelle77 @bert_hubert @volkskrant Ik heb een lang blog geschreven over alle voordelen en risico's in het Engels.
We gaan niet op tijd de co2 emissies afbouwen, dus om te voorkomen dat ecosystemen volkomen instorten en chaos ontstaat is #SAI noodzakelijk.
Ik heb ook alle drogredenen en goede redenen ivm risico's op een rij gezet.
When viewing 2023 impacts of #climatechange I am convinced we can't reduce CO2 fast enough. Therefore I wrote a blog on how we should start a path toward stratospheric aerosol injection (SAI) yesterday.
SAI can cool the earth in 2 years and keep temperature steady even if CO2 keeps rising.
Please read the blog before you disagree
And sorry, its very long and thorough
This kind of talk is not good for my blood pressure. He used all the known tricks of deniers and I felt totally powerless. No argument was heard and he felt pity for me that I care.
I am sorry but I can’t have these conversations. I have to protect my health. I will stick to the other #ClimateAction s
#ClimateDiary Normally I avoid reading things about #ClimateAnxiety or #ClimateGrief (maybe a form of denial?) but I did read this and am glad I did. All three tips spot on:
- Build social cohesion, to help your community weather adversity
- Dispel the silence about climate crisis with open discussion
- Stay abreast of international issues and apply what you learn locally
It’s spurred me on to do more of all three! #ClimateAction