Progressive Music: Colonization in Space

Energetic psytrance song by Space Alpha, composed around 2013. Space colonization (also called space settlement, or extraterrestrial colonization) is permanent human habitation off the planet Earth. What if we have to consider space as an option, because climate becomes too disruptive? Related: Stephen Hawking says we must colonise other planets to ensure human survival http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/stephen-hawking-colonise-other-planets-ensure-human-survival-a7746016.html…

How the Food Industry is Cooking the Planet

Based on reporting by the Climate News Network, written by Paul Brown http://climatenewsnetwork.net/food-industry-cooking-planet The great climate robbery https://www.grain.org/article/entries/5354-the-great-climate-robbery Video content Keeling curve, among others via http://350.org Image NASA food production https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/3601 Image algae bloom http://www.esa.org/esablog/research/solutions-for-a-nitrogen-soaked-world Additional images and video via Wikipedia and http://Pixabay.com Narration by R. Mossisu Sound effects by http://EpicStockMedia.com and http://SoundMorph.com This video…

NOAA Forecasts a 2017 Above Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season

Gerry Bell of NOAA gives an update on the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook (typically lasting from June 1 to November 30), and how to prepare for the hurricane season. More info from NOAA available at: Preparation http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/hurricane_preparedness.html Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane Active storm map http://www.nhc.noaa.gov

NASA Discovers a New Mode of Ice Loss in Greenland (Solitary Wave)

A new NASA study finds that during Greenland’s hottest summers on record, 2010 and 2012, the ice in Rink Glacier on the island’s west coast didn’t just melt faster than usual, it slid through the glacier’s interior in a gigantic wave, like a warmed freezer pop sliding out of its plastic casing. https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6857 “You could…

Pope Francis and Vatican urge Trump to stay in Paris Agreement

Pope Francis put climate change on the agenda of his first meeting with President Trump (May 24, 2017) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/24/world/europe/pope-trump-vatican-meet.html Address by His Holiness Pope Francis to the United Nations General Assembly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtPu1-CxhHA President Trump meets pope at the Vatican https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SpmUQn4jWs 10 key excerpts from Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/06/18/10-key-excerpts-from-pope-franciss-encyclical-on-the-environment/ Related ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO…

Aaron Thierry: The Brutal Logic of Climate Change (May 2017)

Full length talk that covers the facts of climate change, the urgency with which it needs to be addressed and actions we can take to stop it. Delivered by Dr Aaron Thierry at the University of Sheffield, hosted by the Carbon Neutral University Network. Check out the Carbon Neutral University Network on:Web: http://www.carbonneutraluniversity.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/carbonneutralunishefWeebly: http://carbonneutralshef.weebly.com

Climate Models Predict Extreme Rains

Climate models forecast extreme rainfall http://climatenewsnetwork.net/climate-models-extreme-rainfall The Global Challenges Foundation’s annual report “Global Catastrophic Risks 2017” is based on the latest scientific research. It contains contributions from leading experts, and summarizes the current status of global efforts to manage catastrophic risks. The GCF has also commissioned an international survey, in which 8,000 members of the…

Report: Global Catastrophic Risks 2017

‘Whether it’s the spectre of nuclear conflict or our planet tipping into catastrophic climate change, the need for effective global cooperation has never been greater’ http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/climate-change-global-warming-nuclear-war-asteroid-pandemic-volcano-global-catastrophe-a7752171.html The Global Challenges Foundation’s annual report “Global Catastrophic Risks 2017” is based on the latest scientific research. It contains contributions from leading experts, and summarizes the current status of…

Methane in the East Siberian Arctic Shelf (2017)

The East Siberian Arctic Shelf has received more attention in recent years in regards to a potential contribution of the greenhouse gas methane, for the global methane budget, from several different sources. However, more studies are required to better constrain this potential accelerator of ongoing climate change. CREDITS The East Siberian Arctic Shelf has received…