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Pursuing progress on a finite, fast-forward planet at @dotearth and The rest? Family, friends, nature - & songs:

Arctic Nations Seek to Prevent Exploitation of Fisheries in Opening Northern Waters — Ruth Teichroeb, the communications officer for Oceans North: Protecting Life in the Arctic, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts, sent a note this evening about new steps related to an issue I've covered here before - the rare and welcome proactive work by Arctic nations to ban fishing in the central Arctic Ocean ahead of the " big melt " as summer sea ice retreats more in summers in a human-heated climate.
Nov 24, 2015

During #COP21 Arctic Nations Will Meet in DC to Protect Fisheries in Opening Northern Waters

Nov 25, 2015

As diplomats debate climate steps in Paris Arctic nations to meet in DC to protect fish in opening North Pole waters

Rare Video of Russian Amur Tiger and Cubs Hints at Progress in Poaching Fight — The Wildlife Conservation Society is working on many fronts to conserve wildlife and critical habitat. In recent weeks, developments have been grim, particularly the murder of two forest guardians working with the group in Cambodia.
Nov 24, 2015

Rare @thewcs Video of Amur Tiger & Cubs Hints at Progress in Poaching Fight

The New York Times — On America's busiest travel day, it's worth pulling back - or up - to marvel at how the globe has been so thoroughly knitted by aviation. About 2 million Americans are in the air on a typical day. In 2009, 4.796 billion passengers traveled through the world's airports.
Nov 24, 2015

Thanksgiving Flight Patterns visualization: @upshotNYT via @googletravel data Vintage take:…

Video Views of Our Inconvenient Minds in the Context of Climate Science and Energy Solutions — I spent much of last week discussing climate change science, viewpoints and policies with students at Pace University, New York University and in my weekend School of the New York Times course on climate for high school students.
Nov 23, 2015

Videos show how our 'Inconvenient Minds' misperceive climate risk, hint at productive paths.

Nov 23, 2015

RT @Revkin: Videos show how our 'Inconvenient Minds' misperceive climate risk, hint at productive paths.

Putting a Siberian Snow Connection to the Test — Is wintry winter weather more predictable than we thought? Judah Cohen thinks he's proved that the answer is yes. He's the commercial climate analyst who wrote an op-ed article for The Times charting a connection between global warming, snow in Siberia and outbreaks of cold weather in parts of the Northern Hemisphere and whose work was discussed here yesterday.
Nov 22, 2015

Record Siberian snow could bode ill for Northeast @weathersurvival @usatoday More @dotearth:…

Former Bush Aide Who Edited Reports Is Hired by Exxon — Philip A. Cooney, the former White House staff member who repeatedly revised government scientific reports on global warming, will go to work for Exxon Mobil this fall, the oil company said yesterday.

2.6 Billion With No Place to Go (to the Toilet) — In 1978, fresh out of college, I traveled to the South Pacific to study man's relationship to the sea in isolated island communities. I settled in with a family in a tiny village at the end of a dirt road on Raiatea, in French Polynesia.

The New York Times — Every 10 seconds, the satellite photographs the solar disk in eight different wavelengths, and what both stirring and disorienting. The Sun is the most constant object in our lives, but what we see in these videos is a livid, roiling star, mottled and seething on every wavelength.

Visualize This: Mapping Regions Polluted by Rigged VW Diesels — I've written about the challenges and opportunities in visualizing diffuse public health threats in new ways. Here's a new effort, created by Kevala Analytics for the California Clean Energy Fund.
Nov 18, 2015

Great visualization of public-health risk: Mapping Pollution from Rigged VW Diesels @Cal_CEF

Nov 18, 2015

RT @BruceMirken: Visualize This: Mapping Regions Polluted by Rigged VW Diesels via @dotearth @greenlining #UpLiftCA @sarabchandler

Nov 18, 2015

Cool #ddj approach: Mapping Regions Polluted by Rigged VW Diesels

Nov 18, 2015

RT @AllanMargolin: Great @Revkin Column: Visualize This - Mapping Regions Polluted by Rigged VW Diesels via @nytimes #climate

A Haunting Film Explores the Perilous Interface Between Tigers and People in the Sundarbans — Deep in the Sundarbans, a vast mangrove maze where the Ganges and two other great rivers weave their way to the coast in India and Bangladesh, the big-cat conservationist Alan Rabinowitz plays a video clip on his laptop for a cluster of men and women in an impoverished village where tigers - in one of their last big refuges - regularly kill or maim people scouring the shorelines for meager hauls of fish and crabs.
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Nov 25, 2015

Fine #mediapace class this fall. If you're in a big city with a small wallet, trade tips with @bgcitysmwallet !

Nov 25, 2015

It was @hbgrandi shipment timing that bugged me (& fact I failed to post on the shipment in August). Yes, a stretch.…

Nov 25, 2015

For @wbcsd, @CarbonVisuals view of impossibility of safe CO2 budget without CCS+U (C capture, storage, use)… 1/3

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