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Obama on Climate: State of the Union 2015

In a long, passionate section of his State of the Union Address, the President laid out the threat posed by Climate change. Transcript: And no challenge — no challenge — poses a greater threat to future generation...

Siberian Arctic permafrost decay and methane escape

Widespread seafloor gas release from the seabed offshore the West Yamal Peninsula, suggests that permafrost has degraded more significantly than previously thought.  Gas is released in an area of at least 7500 km2 in ...

NASA | 2014 Warmest Year On Record

The year 2014 now ranks as the warmest on record since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA scientists. Nine of the 10 warmest years since modern records began have now occurred since 2000, according to a global ...

Rivers of meltwater on Greenland’s ice sheet contribute to rising sea levels

Using satellite and field work after an extreme melt event in Greenland, a UCLA-led study finds that melt-prone areas on its ice sheet develop a remarkably efficient drainage system of stunning blue streams and rivers...

How to Quit Smoking While Smoking

A revolutionary approach to get smoke free, by B.C. Machens. Within your own pace you can defeat your nicotine addiction, it really works! There is no fancy story, no clutter just a straight forward guide how to ac...

Exceptionally mild temperatures in large parts of Europe and stormy UK weather with 100mph winds

2015 takes off with temperatures for parts of Europe hovering around 17C. And The Guardian warned of 100mph gale-force winds and snow to batter the UK. Temperatures in Germany spring like with meteorologists forecasti...

BOOM: Oil Price Collapse and why it is Important

I recently mentioned, get out of fossil energy while you still can, when the price for crude was at $64.82. Though, today it has approached $55.84, with many oil guys loosing a fortune, oil billionaire Hamm lost half ...

Celebrating Christmas, a given for many

Every year many celebrate Christmas Eve throughout the world, and a reminder for us that human induced changes to our planet might threaten that very day. Christmas Eve is the evening or day before Christmas Day. It ...

Why People Don’t Believe In Climate Science

Scientists overwhelmingly agree that our climate is changing, Earth is getting warmer, sea levels are rising, and it’s primarily because of humans putting lots of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Yet 4 in 10 American...

Become a ClimateState Patron

Since January 2012 ClimateState provides climate coverage, to help build climate awareness. Prior to ClimateState.com coverage begun in July 2011 at https://climateforce.wordpress.com/ Currently the ClimateState staf...

The Siberian Traps and Volcanic Mass Extinction

Siberian Flood Basalts - MIT: About 252 million years ago, the largest mass extinction and the largest volcanic eruptions in Earth history occurred apparently synchronously. Massive volcanic eruptions set the stage...

Antarctic glaciers are sloshing seaward with accelerated speed

NBC: In Antarctica, glaciers are sloshing seaward at an ever faster clip, ocean waters are warming, and, perhaps counterintuitively, sea ice is expanding, according to a batch of recent studies that paint a stark pict...

Lesson: Arctic Sea Ice Decline

Jennifer Francis, Rutgers University - assesses the broad topic of the Arctic Sea Ice Decline and explains seasonal impacts. Observations, especially since the 1950's, explain how the "Arctic Amplification" leads t...

Climate Science in Action

From researching the pace of Alaskan glacier melt to how changes in Arctic sea ice affect our weather, climate scientists go to some of the most remote areas on Earth to help us understand our environment. The Juneau ...

BOOM: Oil Price Collapse and why it is Important

I recently mentioned, get out of fossil energy while you still can, when the price for crude was at $64.82. Though, today it has approached $55.84, with many oil guys loosing a fortune, oil billionaire Hamm lost half ...

Tim Jackson: An economic reality check

Uploaded on Oct 5, 2010: ted.com As the world faces recession, climate change, inequity and more, Tim Jackson delivers a piercing challenge to established economic principles, explaining how we might stop feeding the ...

Private enterprise is beginning to take climate change seriously

Nature Editorial (Nature Climate Change doi:10.1038/nclimate2193): Even if some sceptics consider climate science akin to witchcraft and politicians pursue ineffective policies, private enterprise is beginning to take...

Calls for Harvard University to Divest Fast from Fossil Fuels #TippingPoint

CNN: Stanford University has already decided it will no longer directly invest in coal mining companies because it has a responsibility to consider "corporate policies or practices (that) create substantial social inj...

What Is Biochar Gardening?

CBS - MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The mayor of Minneapolis and the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux signed an agreement Tuesday that promotes the use of biochar. Jim Doten, Minneapolis’ environmental services’ sup...

Solutions To Climate Change

Published on YouTube 03.08.2013 This video contains excerpts from interviews with Dr James Hansen. Here he gives his view on how we can get emissions from burning fossil fuels under control.

The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change

The scientific consensus on climate change is most notable summarized in the IPCC report and supported by all relevant entities. Of all relevant studies from 2013 only two reject anthropogenic climate change. IPCC 20...

Earth’s Climate System Guide

A rough guide to the components of Earth's Climate System (via Skeptical Science) Posted on 7 October 2013 by John Mason Introduction This is a basic primer on the components of Earth's climate and how and why th...

Arctic Death Spiral 1979-2013 ( Sea Ice Decline / Deglaciation)

Monthly averages from January 1979 - 2014 (Jan). Data source via the Polar Science Center (University of Washington) URL.  Data visualisation by Andy Lee Robinson.   Arctic Death Spiral by Andy Lee Ro...

Visualizing the fracking of the United States (Is it Worth It?)

In the past decade, we've fracked 80,000+ wells in the United States. More at http://www.shalebubble.org

Why So Many Conservatives Deny The Climate Problem: They Hate The Solution

On Friday (8 pm ET), MSNBC is airing Chris Hayes’s climate documentary, “The Politics of Power.” On Thursday (1 pm ET), Chris Hayes is hosting a Google+ Hangout on the politics of climate change — with me, Andy Rev...

Catastrophic sea levels ‘distinct possibility’ this century

A breakthrough study of fluctuations in sea levels the last time Earth was between ice ages, as it is now, shows that oceans rose some three meters in only decades due to collapsing ice sheets. The findings suggest...

Geologic methane seeps along boundaries of Arctic permafrost thaw and melting glaciers

Release of 14C-depleted methane to the atmosphere from abundant gas seeps concentrated along boundaries of permafrost thaw and receding glaciers in Alaska and Greenland Nature Geoscience (2012) Abstract Methan...

More stingers as sea temperatures rise

Winter seas are usually free of jellyfish, but scientists warn rising sea temperatures in far north Queensland are prolonging the stinger season.

Naomi Oreskes: Answering Climate Change Skeptics

A presentation based off of her recent book, Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscure the Truth about Climate Change. Naomi Oreskes, author and professor of history and science studies, University of Ca...

Climate Crisis as a Political Issue

John Hofmeister discusses with Greg Dalton how the global climate crisis is a problem that needs political help to be solved. Hofmeister states that since the political system runs on 2 year intervals, it is difficult...

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