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There are many excellent sources of Climate Change information, some more challenging than others. Non-experts, including the iBerry team, prefer to highlight educational material that is basic and open to all. This new page is a first attempt to select links to relevant blogs and twitter lists but we need more recommendations. We would also like to include links to popular climate change websites and open textbooks. (Email address is on the front page)


Experimental Blog Post 'Collector'

The Collector below is programmed to output links and some initial text from Climate Change blog posts published over the last week. Latest posts are displayed first and clicking on any title of interest will show the post on a new page. At present only a limited number of blogs with 'standard' RSS feeds are being scanned. Any request from a blogger, NOT to scan their blog, will be respected.

The idea behind the Collector is to make some of the most recent recent climate change posts rapidly accessible rather than aggregate entire blogs as blog reader apps may do. Useful or useless idea? Any feedback, comments etc appreciated, particularly recommendations for blogs that should be included.

Blogs scanned over last 7 days from Wed Aug 12 2020 at 7:56 UTC

This study on using water and fans to cool down sounds silly. Here’s why it’s important.


As obvious as cooling off with fans and water sounds, it’s not obvious to all public health departments. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Nathanael Johnson on 12 Aug 2020

People will benefit if longer term green spending is at the heart of the Treasury’s plans


Many were eagerly awaiting the chancellor’s statement last month to hear how he would tackle the economic crisis whilst also delivering a green recovery. But, . . .

Inside track by Philippa Borrowman on 12 Aug 2020

THE DAILY ROUNDUP Wednesday


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The Energy Bit by Timo on 12 Aug 2020

Music Break: Trini Lopez Lemon Tree


RIP Trini Lopez ..... . . . . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 12 Aug 2020

It is what it is.”: Derecho Hammers Corn Belt


It is what it is.” USAToday: A derecho – a dangerous, ferocious wall of wind that’s like an inland hurricane – lashed 700 miles across the Midwest . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 12 Aug 2020

Global warming threatens Atlantic puffin recovery in Maine


When Europeans first arrived in North America, Atlantic puffins were common on islands in the Gulf of Maine. But hunters killed many of the birds for food or . . .

Yale Climate Connections by Samantha Harrington on 11 Aug 2020

End of Arctic sea ice by 2035 possible, study finds


How soon will the northern polar ocean be ice-free? New research expects the end of Arctic sea ice by 2035. The post End of Arctic sea ice by 2035 possible, . . .

Climate News Network by Alex Kirby on 11 Aug 2020

New report: How economic development policies can support fossil fuel communities in the move to a clean economy


This first report in a new joint research series by Environmental Defense Fund and Resources for the Future examines US federal economic development programs . . .

Climate 411 by Jake Higdon on 11 Aug 2020

Looking at the Future Through Coronavirus-Infected Eyes


The iconic MAGA hat exemplifies the Trump administration’s unilateralist “America First” philosophy, to the detriment of global welfare I am starting to write . . .

ClimateChangeFork by climatechangefork on 11 Aug 2020

Electrifying goal: How a cleaner fleet can build business


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Center for Climate and Energy Solutions by Marty Niland on 11 Aug 2020

Post-COVID, should countries rethink their obsession with economic growth?


How a warming climate moved a fringe economic idea into the mainstream ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Shannon Osaka on 11 Aug 2020

Hate oil companies? We get it,’ says BP.


CEO Bernard Looney calls oil "socially challenged." ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Kate Yoder on 11 Aug 2020

Why the Chair of the Office for Environmental Protection will have their work cut out


The government has launched a recruitment campaign for the inaugural chair of the new independent environment watchdog, the Office for Environmental Protection . . .

Inside track by Ruth Chambers on 11 Aug 2020

Decentralized Solar Energy for all Interview with Candela Coin


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The Energy Bit by Timo on 11 Aug 2020

THE DAILY ROUNDUP Tuesday


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The Energy Bit by Timo on 11 Aug 2020

Brazilian Gold has an Environmentally Hazardous Supply Chain, and India is a Part of It


Gold mining in Yanomami lands, in Brazil, is putting the indigenous group at risk. But Brazil isn't the only country responsible. The post Brazilian Gold has an . . .

Climate Tracker by Vaishnavi Rathore on 11 Aug 2020

Closed Circuit for Maskholes


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Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 11 Aug 2020

Will Yet Another Hockey Stick Silence Deniers?


Of course not. Nature: An extensive new multi-proxy database of paleo-temperature time series (Temperature 12k) enables a more robust analysis of global mean . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 11 Aug 2020

How Tesla Energy will Eclipse Tesla Motors


Nice update on the technology leader in this space. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 11 Aug 2020

How a teen changed his stepdads mind about global warming


Childrens beliefs are often shaped by their parents. But sometimes, young people influence the adults in their lives. Lance Lawson is a recent high school . . .

Yale Climate Connections by admin on 10 Aug 2020

Rural Australian Health Clinic is Sensitive to the Community


The ‘Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Services Clinic’ was built using rammed earth sourced exclusively from the site. It is built around a sheltered courtyard, . . .

by Kelly Hart on 10 Aug 2020

Climate science’s worst case is todays reality


Climate science’s worst case scenario isn’t just an awful warning. It describes what is already happening right now. The post Climate science’s worst case is . . .

Climate News Network by Tim Radford on 10 Aug 2020

An insurance policy for cutting emissions: New research strengthens the case for climate backstops


Climate backstops are a critical part of a carbon fee that help ensure expected emissions reductions actually occur. More federal climate proposals are using . . .

Climate 411 by Susanne Brooks on 10 Aug 2020

Does your state want to cut carbon emissions? These old laws could be standing in the way.


Outdated policies that favor fossil fuels could thwart states' climate goals. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Emily Pontecorvo on 10 Aug 2020

Parks combat summer heat. But not everyone has equal access.


A new study finds that parks in nonwhite, low-income communities are smaller and more crowded. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Joseph Winters on 10 Aug 2020

Is the carbon tax dead? Not yet, says this senator.


Dick Durbin, the second-highest ranking Democratic senator, introduced a new carbon pricing bill on Friday. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Shannon Osaka on 10 Aug 2020

THE DAILY ROUNDUP Monday


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The Energy Bit by Timo on 10 Aug 2020

Derecho in Progress Upper Midwest


The historic Derecho of summer 2012 was a key piece of one of my favorite videos. Weather.com: Derechos are large clusters of thunderstorms that most commonly . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 10 Aug 2020

5 Lessons from the Pandemic to Tackle Climate Change


My number one #FoxNews Kills. COVID is the Quiz, Climate is the final exam. CNN: 1. Science denial can be deadly The danger of ignoring science is the top . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 10 Aug 2020

Major Eruption in Sumatra


Again, trying to find out more. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 10 Aug 2020

Greenland Legend Dead in Accident


Terrible news today of the passing of Konrad Steffen. I interviewed Koni” as his colleagues knew him, in 2015, in Ilulisat, Greenland.No details yet, but . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 10 Aug 2020

COVID-19 canceled mass protests. Here’s what youth climate activists are doing instead.


Phone banks, social media, and friend-to-friend campaigning are the new focus ahead of this year’s U.S. elections. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Lauren Aratani on 09 Aug 2020

The Weekend Wonk: Bill Gates If you Like Corona Virus, You’ll Love Climate Change


UPDATE: see video interview above. GatesNotes: A global crisis has shocked the world. It is causing a tragic number of deaths, making people afraid to leave . . .

Climate Denial Crock of the Week by greenman3610 on 09 Aug 2020

Old Stone Buildings Waiting for Renovation


Here are some abandoned properties in Scotland that are waiting to be converted. If you love a challenge and have great imagination, you could create a home . . .

by Kelly Hart on 08 Aug 2020

The election could ultimately decide the Dakota Access Pipeline’s fate


The controversial oil route once again fended off an order to shut down — for now. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Alexander C. Kaufman on 08 Aug 2020

Why low-end climate sensitivity’ can now be ruled out


Our findings, published in Reviews of Geophysics, narrow the likely range in equilibrium climate sensitivity” (ECS) – a measure of how much the . . .

Yale Climate Connections by admin on 07 Aug 2020

Waves of locusts are plaguing several continents


Immersed in the news of the day and week of COVID-19, racial injustice and violence, protests, politics, and even faux pro sports reopenings – you might . . .

Yale Climate Connections by admin on 07 Aug 2020

What happens when cows, horses, pigs, and goats escape after big storms?


When theres a severe storm in the forecast, lots of people worry about flooding and power outages. Far fewer think about cows roaming loose on the highway. . . .

Yale Climate Connections by admin on 07 Aug 2020

One of the world’s biggest oil companies has promised to produce much less oil. Here’s what you need to know.


BP’s new plan could be a real breakthrough in the fight against the climate crisis. This isn’t the end of the story, but it might be the start of a new chapter. . . .

Greenpeace UK by Samantha Wockner on 07 Aug 2020

Why social justice is key to a green recovery


Politicians and activists around the world have been talking about a green economic recovery from coronavirus. It’s easy to think that this is just about making . . .

Greenpeace UK by Helle Abelvik-Lawson on 07 Aug 2020

Indian law restores once dried-up rivers to villagers


Indian villagers who brought dried-up rivers back to life then had to fight a legal battle to use their water. The post Indian law restores once dried-up rivers . . .

Climate News Network by Paul Brown on 07 Aug 2020

Father-daughter team details the effects of COVID lockdown on warming


We'd need a yearly quarantine to get emissions down enough to limit global warming. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Nathanael Johnson on 07 Aug 2020

The world is drowning in used face masks. Should we turn them into fuel?


For unavoidable plastic waste, there are no good options. ..... . . . . . .

Climate Energy | Grist by Joseph Winters on 07 Aug 2020

The government has changed gear on transport policy, now it’s time for more clean air zones


The way we travel has transformed in recent months. The number of people using public transport has plummeted, bus use has fallen by 85 per cent and rail use . . .

Inside track by Emma Pollitt on 07 Aug 2020

THE DAILY ROUNDUP Friday


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The Energy Bit by Timo on 07 Aug 2020

5 Sustainability TikTok Creators You Should Follow


Pre-global pandemic, I was one of those millennials who would look down on TikTokers with disdain, to be honest. I’d ask a barrage of questions, “Why don’t you . . .

Climate Tracker by Dizzanne Billy on 07 Aug 2020

Climate change could undermine a scientists lifelong work of protecting fish


Andrew Rosenberg has always felt most at home near the sea. I grew up on the ocean,” he says. “I’ve been sailing since I was two years . . .

Yale Climate Connections by admin on 06 Aug 2020

Building a Straw Bale House in Thailand


This video shows how a straw bale house in Thailand might be built. There are a number of unique aspects that are different from the standard approach in the . . .

by Kelly Hart on 06 Aug 2020

250 million coastal dwellers will face rising floods


Once again, researchers confirm that coastal dwellers can expect worse floods, more often and more expensively. The post 250 million coastal dwellers will face . . .

Climate News Network by Tim Radford on 06 Aug 2020

Will China Choose a Green Recovery?


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Center for Climate and Energy Solutions by Marty Niland on 06 Aug 2020

A credible planning system has to be serious about the environment


Having engaged with successive planning reforms during my time as chief executive of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), there is something . . .

Inside track by Shaun Spiers on 06 Aug 2020

Why we must keep the highest standard of water quality in the UK, even if it’s hard to do


This post is by Dr Stewart Clarke, The National Trust’s national specialist on freshwater, catchments and estuary management. There has been a sense of unease . . .

Inside track by Green Alliance blog on 06 Aug 2020

THE DAILY ROUNDUP Thursday


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The Energy Bit by Timo on 06 Aug 2020

Local Sustainability Solutions: Meet our Fellows!


Local sustainability solutions! This is the major theme these awesome writers from around the world will be focusing on over the next 6 months. The post Local . . .

Climate Tracker by Dizzanne Billy on 06 Aug 2020

Report: Existing solutions could prevent catastrophic climate change


Its possible to avoid catastrophic climate change by ramping up solutions that already exist today. That’s the conclusion of a recent report by Project . . .

Yale Climate Connections by admin on 05 Aug 2020

The Best of Wendell Berry


Wendell Berry has been an Orion contributor and advisor since the magazine’s beginnings in 1982. Berry is the author of over forty books of poetry, fiction, and . . .

Orion Magazine by Nick Triolo on 05 Aug 2020

Save wildlife, save forests, and avoid pandemics


Covid-19 emerged from the wilderness. That alone is reason to protect the forests, control trade in wildlife – and avoid pandemics. The post Save wildlife, save . . .

Climate News Network by Tim Radford on 05 Aug 2020

THE DAILY ROUNDUP Wednesday


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The Energy Bit by Timo on 05 Aug 2020

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