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Eyes on the Future

December 12, 2015: International Climate Agreement Reached

195 Countries Sign On to the New Agreement
  • Links to GreenPolicy360 Reports


GreenPolicy's INDC Global List & Updates on Individual Country Climate Action Plans

Nationally determined INDCs | resilient | renewable | clean energy | climate plans





"We can commit to do more"

- Gavin Schmidt, NASA Goddard climate science director


Climate Action National Plans/INDCs

Which Countries Are Doing the Most?

Eleven Countries that are Leading the Shift to Renewable Energy


#climateaction -- https://twitter.com/hashtag/climateaction?src=hash
#climatechange -- https://twitter.com/hashtag/climatechange?src=hash


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#ParisAgreement -- https://twitter.com/hashtag/ParisAgreement?src=hash
#INDCs -- https://twitter.com/hashtag/INDCs?src=hash
#IPCCC -- https://twitter.com/hashtag/ipccc?src=hash


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Looking back at 2015, Green Progress and GOP Buffoonery

Washington Post editorial, January 3, 2016

U.S. Senate Republicans Say 'No' to Paris Climate Accord / GOP On Lockdown

Via the New Republic "The only remaining global outlier — the only major political party that denies climate science and opposes even the effort to reach a climate deal — is here in the U.S.: the Republican Party ..."
"Republicans attempt to derail the climate talks" / Via The Atlantic, Dec 1, 2015
"Obama is paving the way for success in Paris": US Climate Politics / Via Grist


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U.S. Congress/Science Committee News (Not Good News)

Lamar Smith, Chair of Science Com't Accusing Scientists (Video)

Earth Science Politics

Letter to Science Committee re: integrity
More from American science organizations
Science Orgs respond to attacks by Science Committee

Environmental Security

GreenPolicy's listing of 189 country climate plans
Climate News
Earth Observations


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Nationally determined climate plans | resilient | renewable | clean energy

Visit GreenPolicy's Int'l List of Countries and Climate Plans


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http://newsroom.unfccc.int/cop21parisinformationhub/


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UN / Climate Plans "Synthesis Report"

Christiana Figueres @CFigueres #UNFCCC

Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
Nov 15: Will not stop -- Must contine
Figueres - REDDIT AMA

UN Climate Action @UNFCCC

Oct 19
Opening plenary of the latest @UN climate negotiations
http://bit.ly/1OObz76
#ADP2
#ADP2 session... steps toward Paris... Focus!
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http://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/Intended_Nationally_Determined_Contributions

http://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/UN_Framework_Convention_on_Climate_Change-2015


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Laudato Si'


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Vatican announcement of a first "Eco-encyclical"

Catholic Pontiff Speaks of an 'Integral Ecology'

From the first Catholic pope to name himself after St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of the environment and wildlife


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"Racing Extinction" - The Movie

“We’re not making a movie, we’re starting a movement. This film is one component of a movement that will go on and on...

to live in people’s hearts and minds and change behavior. We are the only generation that can save species for millions of years going forward.”


There is No Plan(et) B


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Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction#RacingExtinction @RacingXtinction

“I told the crew, 'We’re not making a movie – we’re starting a movement'. This film is one component of a movement that will go on and on...

and hopefully live in people’s hearts and minds and change behavior. We are the only generation that can save species for millions of years going forward...”


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Large (charismatic) vs. Small Species
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In the Smallest Creatures
http://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/Tree_of_Life

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Updates

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Planet Labs / New Space

Planet Labs Platform Beta to Advance Sustainable Development Goals

Open California -- California imaging from Planet Labs fleet, a "full historical archive" now available under a CC BY-SA license


Planet Labs / Updates

https://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/Planet_Labs_Doves_Fly

https://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/Micro-satellites

https://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/Democratization_of_Space

https://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/Earth_Science_Research_from_Space


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California out in front modeling and sharing green best practices

http://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/California_out_in_front_in_a_Green_future


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Here come the 'EV Corridors' and Solar-Charging Stations -- New Motto, More Sun, Less Exxon


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President Obama Announces U.S. Clean Power Plan


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Climate Publishers Network

May 2015, New International Media Network to share climate change news

“Climate change is the biggest challenge humanity is currently facing and requires new ways of collaborating across geographic as well as political boundaries.”


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Astronaut Gerst --- 'Planet Citizen' Video

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DSCOVR/EPIC 'News from a Million Miles'

You are being imaged!

Visit EarthPOV for DSCOVR/EPIC News


VR -- The "Big Picture" -- Earth

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DSCOVR with EPIC imaging goes LIVE! --- "Beautiful reminder that we need to protect the only planet we have"


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Atmospheric Science

Studying the "Thin Blue Layer"

https://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/OCO-2


OCO-2 / Orbiting Carbon Observatory Mission

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I am OCO-2 -- reporting home Climate deniers blame global warming on nature. This NASA data begs to differ


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I am OCO-2

Earth atmosphere emission data begins to be made available -- Sept 2015

CO2 Virtual Science Data Environment / GOSAT --- AQUA --- OCO-2 --- http://tccon.ornl.gov/


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Watching the Planet Breathe

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It's Your Breathing Planet

#climateaction
#COP21
#INDCs
#climatechange



[edit] Monitoring Earth's Essential Systems

Earth Right Now: Briefing @NASA


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http://www.nasa.gov/earthrightnow/

http://climate.nasa.gov/

http://climate.nasa.gov/blog/1105/

https://nex.nasa.gov/nex/


Earth Science Vital Signs


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http://www.greenpolicy360.net/w/NASA_EarthSciences,_Challenges_Public_to_Join_In


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