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Trinidad & Tobago Carnival's steel pan competition in photos
There's only one place you can hear the best steelbands in the world compete against one another: the annual Panorama competition during Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival.

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:30:07 +0000


An interview with Roger Robinson, winner of the 2019 T.S. Eliot Prize in poetry
Roger Robinson's poetry collection explores the theme of paradise, with topics ranging from London's tragic Grenfell Tower fire to the Windrush controversy, presented in bold, raw, and honest ways.

Fri, 14 Feb 2020 02:26:15 +0000


A rash of ‘travel bans’ as the Caribbean gets serious about coronavirus
Several Caribbean territories, including Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Dominica, and Trinidad and Tobago, have imposed travel bans to and from China.

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 19:39:23 +0000


Barbadian poet Kamau Brathwaite leaves behind a legacy of language
"His use of nation language and the breadth of work he produced leaves an indelible mark on us all."

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 19:27:53 +0000


Will Venezuela exclude Haiti from the PetroCaribe relaunch?
The regional energy programme was intended to provide petroleum products to member states under preferential terms; instead, the Haitian government frittered away the gains.

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:31:34 +0000


Remembrance for femicide victims in Trinidad & Tobago raises awareness of gender-based violence
The gathering highlighted several key issues, including the need for better support systems, updated legislation and social reformation programmes to inspire cultural change.

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 19:07:28 +0000


Jamaica's Accountability Meter Portal: ‘Accountability is the key to progress’
"I learned that our political leaders are more responsive than I thought and that advocacy is far more than a mere radio or TV interview."

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 04:44:21 +0000


The Jamaica Accountability Meter Portal tracks government performance and gives power back to people
This groundbreaking website tracks the performance of elected representatives by giving citizens unfettered access and educating them about the way their government works.

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 20:32:25 +0000


Redemption Song: My journey to marijuana activism
"Ganja has been a source of inspiration, meditation and medication on my journey as a mixed-race, working-class Caribbean woman trying to make a way in this capitalist world."

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 21:07:37 +0000


Restoration of Trinidad and Tobago's heritage buildings stirs debate
The restoration of heritage buildings in Trinidad and Tobago has sparked a national conversation on whether this is the best use of public funds.

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:40:19 +0000

Climate change affects Africa, North America, everywhere

Climate change, also known as global warming and rising seas, is affecting Africa, and all over the world, villages, towns, countries are slipping into the oceans. The nation of Tuvalu in the Pacific, the town of Kivalina, in the state of Alaska in the US. 

Videos on the effects on countries in Africa and the Caribbean. Scroll down for video on Kivalina.
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Would You Pay Higher Gas Prices to Slow the Climate Crisis?
Governors in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States are pondering that question.

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 19:57:15 GMT


The Coronavirus and Carbon Emissions
Also this week, a contentious idea: tweaking ocean ecosystems

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:42:25 GMT


After Trump Mocks a Sea Wall in New York, Plan Is Abruptly Shelved
In an unexpected move, the federal government halted a project that might have led to a multibillion-dollar barrier to protect the region from flooding.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:51:07 GMT


Spread of Virus Could Hasten the Great Coming Apart of Globalization
As the coronavirus hits Europe, questions arise about dependency on China, the risks of air travel, climate change and a new racism in populist politics.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:42:52 GMT


A Mini-Mississippi River May Help Save Louisiana’s Vanishing Coast
A $1.4 billion project to protect the Louisiana coast from subsidence and climate change is being tested in a warehouse-size lab in Massachusetts.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 17:41:22 GMT


Oregon Republicans Disappear for Another Climate Vote
After leaving the state last year to shut down a climate change proposal, Oregon senators were absent again on Monday.

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 00:12:29 GMT


Las langostas llegaron a Kenia y la región podría enfrentar una ‘catástrofe’
Al principio, los vecinos creyeron que la mancha oscura y densa en el cielo era una nube inofensiva. Luego vino la aterradora constatación de que las langostas habían llegado.

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 20:08:59 GMT


Can Corporations Stop Climate Change?
One letter to executives around the world has prioritized climate change on corporate agendas. But will this make a difference without government regulation?

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:59:23 GMT


Has Australia Reached a Climate Tipping Point?
After a summer of devastating fires, we need to ask ourselves hard questions about how we live.

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:00:11 GMT


The Fires Are Out, but Australia’s Climate Disasters Aren’t Over
Devastating floods came soon after the bush fires. Scientists call it “compound extremes,” as one catastrophe intensifies the next.

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 22:38:42 GMT
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Climate change is making some hurricanes more severe

Last year, Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas with wind speeds of more than 180 mph. It was the strongest landfalling Atlantic hurricane on record and it came during the fourth year in a row with above-normal hurricane activity. “I really […]

The post Climate change is making some hurricanes more severe appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.



Thu, 27 Feb 2020 12:00:51 +0000


Emperor penguins imperiled by climate change, study finds

Standing four feet tall and weighing up to 100 pounds, emperor penguins are the largest penguin species in the world. They are also incredibly vulnerable to climate change. A recent study published in Global Change Biology by Stephanie Jenouvrier, associate […]

The post Emperor penguins imperiled by climate change, study finds appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.



Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:05:50 +0000


To protect residents from wildfire smoke, some cities set up clean air shelters

Wildfire smoke can travel hundreds of miles beyond the flames. And breathing it is dangerous, particularly for people with heart conditions or lung diseases such as asthma. So it’s important for vulnerable people to avoid smoky air. But sometimes that’s […]

The post To protect residents from wildfire smoke, some cities set up clean air shelters appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.



Wed, 26 Feb 2020 12:00:37 +0000


With ‘RinkWatch,’ ice skaters help scientists monitor winter weather conditions

In parts of Canada and the northern U.S., winter means ice skating. Neighbors gather at frozen ponds or build homemade rinks in backyards and parks. “All the kids come by, and some of the adults as well, play a little […]

The post With ‘RinkWatch,’ ice skaters help scientists monitor winter weather conditions appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.



Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:00:38 +0000


Goats, a climate-friendly option for clearing brush

To clear brush and briars from overgrown land, many people turn to heavy equipment. But Aaron Steele takes a different approach. “It’s not just a novelty. It actually works,” he says. Steele is the founder of Goats on the Go. […]

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Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:00:01 +0000


New and recent books about hope in a time of climate change

A warm day in winter used to be a rare and uplifting relief. Now such days are routine reminders of climate change – all the more foreboding when they coincide with news stories about unprecedented wildfires, record-breaking “rain bombs,” or […]

The post New and recent books about hope in a time of climate change appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.



Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:05:53 +0000


How a dog groomer known as ‘the Dogfather’ is cutting his carbon footprint

Some dogs love to travel, but others find riding in a car stressful. Those timid dogs may appreciate Matt Harwood’s mobile grooming business, Dogfather. His team drives to a client’s home and grooms the dog right there, inside a specially-equipped […]

The post How a dog groomer known as ‘the Dogfather’ is cutting his carbon footprint appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.



Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:00:17 +0000


What Trump’s proposed NEPA rollback could mean for the climate

The Trump administration is proposing to break new ground in its efforts to de-emphasize climate change, in this case involving the landmark 1970 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and its provisions requiring environmental impact statements. A Trump Council on Environmental […]

The post What Trump’s proposed NEPA rollback could mean for the climate appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.



Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:05:27 +0000


Hottest places in a city are often low-income neighborhoods

Concrete and asphalt absorb the sun’s energy. So when a heat wave strikes, city neighborhoods with few trees and lots of black pavement can get hotter than other areas – a lot hotter. “Fifteen, 18 degrees Fahrenheit difference across the […]

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Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:00:11 +0000


Wildfires could exacerbate water shortages

As the climate warms, the western U.S. faces more intense wildfires and water shortages. And as one problem gets worse, so could the other. Kelly Gleason of Portland State University says that after a wildfire, snow that falls in the […]

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Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:00:37 +0000
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Surprised by the shallows – again
Guest commentary from Jim Acker (GSFC/Adnet) Research on the ocean carbonate cycle published in 2019 supports results from the 1980s – in contrast to many papers published since then. During my graduate school education and research program in the 1980s, conducted at the Department of Marine Science (now the College of Oceanography) of the University […]

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:35:17 +0000


Forced responses: Feb 2020
This month’s open thread on climate solutions.

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 15:11:35 +0000


Unforced Variations: Feb 2020
This month’s open thread. Focus on climate science. Be kind.

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 01:31:45 +0000


BAU wow wow
How should we discuss scenarios of future emissions? What is the range of scenarios we should explore? These are constant issues in climate modeling and policy discussions, and need to be reassessed every few years as knowledge improves. I discussed some of this in a post on worst case scenarios a few months ago, but […]

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:38:15 +0000


Update day 2020!
Following more than a decade of tradition (at least), I’ve now updated the model-observation comparison page to include observed data through to the end of 2019. As we discussed a couple of weeks ago, 2019 was the second warmest year in the surface datasets (with the exception of HadCRUT4), and 1st, 2nd or 3rd in […]

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 02:54:05 +0000


One more data point
The climate summaries for 2019 are all now out. None of this will be a surprise to anyone who’s been paying attention, but the results are stark. 2019 was the second warmest year (in analyses from GISTEMP, NOAA NCEI, ERA5, JRA55, Berkeley Earth and Cowtan & Way, RSS TLT), it was third warmest in the […]

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:00:57 +0000


Unforced variations: Jan 2020
The new open thread on climate science for a new year, and a new decade – perhaps the Soaring Twenties? What precisely will be soaring is yet to be decided though. Two things will almost certainly go up – CO2 emissions and temperatures: As 2019 wraps up, what can we look forward to in 2020? […]

Wed, 01 Jan 2020 13:55:53 +0000


AGU 2019
Another year, another AGU. Back in San Francisco for the first time in 3 years, and with a massive assortment of talks, events and workshops. For those not able to go, there is an increasing, though not yet exhaustive, availability of streaming and online content. Notably, the AGU GO service is streaming 15 sessions live […]

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 01:34:12 +0000


Forced Responses: Dec 2019
Open thread for climate solution discussion. Climate science discussions should remain on the Unforced Variations thread.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:05:54 +0000


How good have climate models been at truly predicting the future?
A new paper from Hausfather and colleagues (incl. me) has just been published with the most comprehensive assessment of climate model projections since the 1970s. Bottom line? Once you correct for small errors in the projected forcings, they did remarkably well. Climate models are a core part of our understanding of our future climate. They […]

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:44:09 +0000