Weekly Roundup: Climate News for September 18-24
Posted by Stef McDonald on September 24, 2016
The Latest on Climate Change in Los Angeles and California, and Beyond
It was the 10-year anniversary of AB 32, California’s landmark climate legislation! (E&E Publishing)
President Obama released a memorandum on climate change and national security.
UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon launched a Climate Resilience Initiative — A2R (Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape) — to help those impacted by climate change.
A Stanford PhD student working on climate impacts on forests put her data to music. (Climate Central)
Words Worth Repeating, Longreads, Op-Eds, and Other Notable Stories and Posts
“There’s no question: Climate change is one of the most concerning challenges facing the world today.” — Secretary of State John Kerry
— Climate Resolve (@ClimateResolve) September 22, 2016
“Energy efficiency, cost effectiveness can go together” (Capitol Weekly op-ed by Kevin Refoua)
Take a Look
Photos, Infographics, and Videos
“Timeline of Earth’s Average Temperature” illustration. Yes, seeing really is believing (click through for the complete and much longer visual.)
NASA visual for a study of aerosols and their impact on clouds:
— NASA Climate (@NASAClimate) September 21, 2016