18 Dec 2016

(1) Climate Change 2016 in 16 Numbers
1.5 deg C target unlikely ... 0.2 deg C temp increase in 2016 ... 10 ways for negative emission ...
(2) #Earth2Trump: Campaign: To Galvanize Resistance
The "resistance roadshow," spearheaded by the conservation organization Center for Biological Diversity begins Jan. 2, 2017 in Oakland, Calif. and Seattle .... bring speakers and musicians to 13 other cities before ending on Jan. 20... It's aimed at "rallying and empowering defenders of civil rights and the environment" to galvanize a network of resistance. ... The president-elect ... "is an unprecedented threat to our nation's democracy, health, and environment. He must not be allowed to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency, gut the Clean Air and Endangered Species acts, raid our public lands, eliminate regulations protecting poor communities from pollution, deport millions of people, take away our reproductive freedom, or force millions to live in fear."
(3) Obama & Trudeau Ban Oil and Gas Drilling in Most of Arctic and Atlantic Oceans
... in a joint announcement by Obama and the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, who also put a moratorium on new oil and gas leasing in its Arctic waters, subject to periodic review.
(4) Cities Fighting Climate Change
Eleven cities from around the world were celebrated recently ... at the C40 Cities Awards for their commitment to innovation in the fight against climate change.
(5) Building a 21st Century Economy
... the goal of amplifying “effective carbon pricing policies that can maintain competitiveness, create jobs, encourage innovation, and deliver meaningful emissions reductions.