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ClimateState will no longer use TinyPass.com for payed subscriptions, instead donations above 25€ are eligible for a ClimateState membership. This let's users comment with their CS account; and logged in users will se...

The dangerous silence on climate change and extreme weather

We know that CO2 emissions are bad for climate and subsequently the weather. We know that we have to do something about it, because if not things will turn really ugly with large scale carbon releases (i.e. permafr...

Methane clathrate feedback

Climate change is real, so why the controversy and debate? Learn to make sense of the science and to respond to climate change denial in Denial101x, a MOOC from UQx and edX. Denial101x isn’t just a climate MOOC; it...

Eric Rignot: Observations suggest that ice sheets and glaciers can change faster, sooner and in a stronger way than anticipated

Eric Rignot Professor of Earth system science at the University of California, Irvine, and scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was interviewed on sea level rise and projections. Ice sheets and glaciers can ...

New secret Tesla car “Fly mode” unlocked

Yes, even though there are rumors, and actual approaches to flying cars, the secret Tesla fly mode has not been discovered yet. However, potential car buyers need to understand that they can make a real difference whe...

We need to really begin the phase out of CO2 emissions

Think of climate change as a cancer. Your doctor told you that he spotted what appears to be likely a melanoma skin cancer, but he is not 100% sure. Do you wait till the signs become more apparent? The cancer might sp...

More Research links Warming Arctic to Extremes

The month of May brought persistent floods to Texas and an unrelenting heat wave to India. On Monday, researchers from Rutgers University published an explanation for the repeating weather patterns. Kris Van Cleave re...

NASA | Vital Signs: Taking the Pulse of Our Planet

Our planet is a beautiful and awesome place. In a new video, join NASA scientists on a 40-minute visual tour of Earth from space, presented at the IMAX Theater at National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. on S...

Republicans Dragged Kicking & Screaming Into Acknowledging Some Climate Science

Desi Doyen, managing editor of Brad Blog’s Green News Report, joins David to discuss the very slow and limited acceptance of climate science by some Republicans. Related New study reaffirms the link between cons...

Climate scientist Piers Sellers on NASA’s satellite observations

The view of Earth from orbit was the focus of this What's New in Aerospace? presentation televised on NASA Television from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington. The program featured Piers Seller...

Epic flooding in Texas, during El Nino year and locked Jet Stream configuration

Tornadoes, flooding, and stormy weather currently affects large parts of central Texas. There is also live coverage, for example IBT, The WeatherChannel, or AccuWeather. The situation is still developing, because ...

How the Wall Street Journal cherry picks science data

The current coverage by the WSJ, about the ongoing deadly heat wave in India (Temps of 48C), mentioned a study from 2005 about India and extreme weather. However, the study Extreme Weather Events over India in ...

Over 500 dead across India as heat wave sets in, Telangana’s Khammam sizzles at 48 degrees

Hindustan Times: Humans “boil in their own skin” at 48 degrees Celsius, the maximum temperature recorded at Khammam in Telangana which has become the focal point of a blistering heat wave sweeping through swathes of I...

Harrison Ford is The Ocean

"Humans take more than they share!" Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Robert Redford and Ian Somerhalder all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the films and take acti...

Julia Roberts in the most powerful video about climate change

Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Robert Redford and Ian Somerhalder all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the films and take action at http://natureisspeaking.org/ 1...

Peter Ward: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

Based on Darwin's theories of evolution, the accepted history of life on earth has remained essentially unchanged for over 150 years. In their new book, however, UW professor Peter Ward and co-author Joe Kirschvink ar...

Forests Damaged by Hurricane Katrina Become Major Carbon Source

NASA, 2007: With the help of NASA satellite data, a research team has estimated that Hurricane Katrina killed or severely damaged 320 million large trees in Gulf Coast forests, which weakened the role the forests play...

ScienceCasts: No Turning Back – West Antarctic Glaciers in Irreversible Decline

A 2014 study study led by NASA researchers shows that half-a-dozen key glaciers in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet are in irreversible decline. The melting of these sprawling icy giants will affect global sea levels in t...

The Alarming Science Behind Climate Change’s Increasingly Wild Weather: Ostro And Francis On Video

By Joe Romm / Climate Progress: Earlier this month, Chris Mooney moderated a terrific Climate Desk event featuring top climate researcher Jennifer Francis along with senior Weather Channel meteorologist (and former sk...

Florida’s Political Disconnect on Climate and Sea Level

Related Sea level rise https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_level_rise Sea rise threatens Florida coast, but no statewide plan http://news.yahoo.com/sea-rise-threatens-florida-coast-no-statewide-plan-151756531.html...

James Hansen CBC Interview on Carbon Tax and Keystone Pipeline

Interview from 29 April 2013 A Price Is Right: Carbon Tax Has Very Broad, Bipartisan Support (Outside Of Congress) Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_tax

Saving Planet Earth & Stop Climate Change

A 2014 National Geographic documentary takes a look at climate solutions.

Once you have a release of fracking fluid into the environment, you end up with a radioactive legacy

Recent studies link radioactive compounds to fracking. This was first made public back in 2010, with the conclusion 'Fracking' Mobilizes Uranium in Marcellus Shale. Now a new study aimed to better understand cumulativ...

What is BioChar? How to Make & Why You shouldn’t use Raw Biochar

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to Josiah Hunt's Farm to share with you what is biochar, how its made and why you should never use raw biochar in your garden or farm. In this episode, ...

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 ...

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...

ScienceCasts: No Turning Back – West Antarctic Glaciers in Irreversible Decline

A 2014 study study led by NASA researchers shows that half-a-dozen key glaciers in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet are in irreversible decline. The melting of these sprawling icy giants will affect global sea levels in t...

Earth Energy Imbalance

James Hansen explains Earth energy imbalance from anthropogenic forcing and the urgency to act, because of the climate inertia. Earth's Energy Imbalance By James Hansen, Makiko Sato, Pushker Kharecha and Karina vo...

99 One-Liners Rebutting Denier Talking Points — With Links To The Full Climate Science

By Joe Romm: Progressives should know the disinformers’ most commonly used arguments — and how to answer them crisply. Those arguments have been repeated so many times by the fossil-fuel-funded disinformation campaign...

CBC on Dark Snow Project

The Dark Snow Project continues to make headlines around the world. Dr. Jason Box was interviewed from a climate conference in Bristol, England for this report from Canadian Broadcasting.

This image explains what is wrong with climate change coverage in the USA

Yesterday Obama delivered a historic speech about national security and climate change, at a US coast guard academy. Additionally the White House released a report, which summed up the conclusions from security expert...

In South Florida: Rising Seas Sinking In

Peter Sinclair (ClimateCrocks) explains:  Local News reports make it clear that public officials, academics, every day people, and voters, are being confronted with the reality of Sea Level Rise in one of America’s mo...

Ice sheets and sea level in a warming world

Lecture by Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geoscience at Pennsylvania State University, 10/23/2012 at Stanford University, sponsored by the Stanford School of Earth Sciences

Everything you need to know about Mass Extinction, Sea Level Rise and Amplification

Professor Peter Ward (Professor, Sprigg Institute of Geobiology, The University of Adelaide) explains the interconnections of rising carbon dioxide levels and flood basalt, and how it leads to anoxic oceans (with Hydr...

Aerosols less effective in combatting warming than thought

Pollutant's cooling effect on climate may be overstated, study The Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2013: Don’t count on sulfur dioxide to bridle climate change. The ability of that pollutant to reflect the sun is not quit...

What keeps a climate scientist up at night? (IPCC Edition)

On 27 September 2013, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases the Fifth Assessment Report of its working group on the science of climate change. Thousands of scientists from the world’s leading r...

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...

Stephen Hawking: How can the human race survive the next hundred years?

Dr. Stephen Hawking on the survival of the human race.

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