Solving Extinction, Health & Climate: Central Roles Food & Agriculture

Professor David Tilman (University of Minnesota), a leading expert in the fields of ecology, evolution and resource competition, gives the keynote lecture for the 2018 ONE Network event for staff and graduate students across the University of Oxford. http://www.one.ox.ac.uk/events/one-event-181113.html Video via Environmental Change Institute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfATHJ54qXw

The buried U.S. Climate Report, Trump ‘I don’t believe it’

President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed a study (Climate Science Special Report) produced by his own administration, involving 13 federal agencies and more than 300 leading climate scientists, warning of the potentially catastrophic impact of climate change. https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/26/politics/donald-trump-climate-change/index.html Read the report here https://nca2018.globalchange.gov Kyle Kulinski Show: Climate Change Report Swept Under The Rug A new…

They talk about our Climate Crisis #WeDontHaveTime

Part of We Don’t Have Time Climate Emergency Plan, streamed November 24, 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHeE3Z6SdVg First speaker Ingmar Rentzhog, the second speaker is Per Espen Stoknes https://twitter.com/estoknes Watch the full stream here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHeE3Z6SdVg A crucial discussion about transformation and how to expand the movements for climate action. The first ever Climate Seminar by We Don’t Have…

The Club Of Rome Climate Emergency Plan

The Club of Rome Climate Emergency Plan, a collaborative call for climate action. Read the Club Of Rome Climate Emergency Plan here https://www.clubofrome.org Speaker Anders Wijkman, co-president of the Club of Rome between 2012 and 2018, is chairman of the Swedish Association of Recycling Industries, and member of the Board of the Swedish Development Authority…

Farming + Land use Cause 24% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

November 8, 2018 – Pete Smith of University of Aberdeen presents “Agriculture, Climate Change, and Biodiversity.” Farming will Negatively impact Biodiversity Farming + Land use Cause 24% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions What can we do about it? Learn more about the Raymond and Beverly Sackler U.S. – U.K. Scientific Forum at http://www.nasonline.org/programs/sackler-forum/

Expert explains Great Barrier Reef Coral Bleaching

Prof Terry Hughes is the director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in Townsville. He was awarded the 2018 John Maddox Prize for his “courageous efforts in communicating research evidence on coral reef bleaching to the public”. He has also been awarded the Darwin Medal…

Plan B: They want to Flood the Desert

The idea is “risky, unproven, even unlikely to work,” according to Y Combinator. But if it did work, it could slow climate change. By James Rainey. Imagine flooding a desert half the size of the Sahara. Using 238 trillion gallons of desalinated ocean water to do the job. Creating millions of 1-acre-square micro-reservoirs to grow…

Did a Greenland Asteroid Cause Abrupt Warming Last Ice Age?

We report the discovery of a large impact crater beneath Hiawatha Glacier in northwest Greenland. From airborne radar surveys, we identify a 31-kilometer-wide, circular bedrock depression beneath up to a kilometer of ice http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/11/eaar8173 Hiawatha Glacier https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiawatha_Glacier Sources Discovering a massive meteorite crater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ9maLsIcts Massive crater under Greenland’s ice points to climate-altering impact in the…

Permafrost Melt Fires may Accelerate Greenland Melt

Dr. Nikolaos Evangeliou on climate change and wildfires (Oslo, August 2018). Evangeliou works at NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research http://nilu.no “If larger fires would burn, they would actually have a substantial impact on melting,” Stohl said. And, there’s a greater chance of such fires, if more of Greenland’s permafrost melts and exposes peat…

Experts: Contributing Factors to California’s Mega Wildfires

Video has been removed from YouTube, due to reused content policy. The Camp Fire in Northern California, which started Thursday, is the state’s most destructive fire ever… https://www.npr.org/2018/11/12/666951838/megafires-more-frequent-because-of-climate-change-and-forest-management Video Sources LACounty Fire PIO https://twitter.com/LACoFDPIO LACoFireAirOps https://twitter.com/LACoFireAirOps Nick Valencia Abandoned cars, burned forests. This is what the aftermath of sheer terror looks like in Paradise https://twitter.com/blkahn/status/1060959189831483392…

California now in Perpetual Fire Season, Will Get Worse! Thanks to Global Warming

Northern California blaze quadruples in size, levels Paradise, a town of 30,000; other fires rage near Los Angeles https://www.timesofisrael.com/massive-california-fires-destroy-town-malibu-ordered-to-evacuate Sources Climate Scientist: California Wildfires Are Faster, Stronger, Deadlier & Will Continue to Intensify https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9KlVhAEVm0 As I told @BBCWorld News back in October, California no longer has a “fire season”. They have a perpetual fire season:…

Hugh Montgomery: Are Humans Like a Virus on Planet Earth?

The EPA, as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action, hosted a public lecture on health and climate change presented by Prof. Hugh Montgomery. The EPA’s Climate Change lecture series has been running since late 2007, bringing a range of Irish and international speakers to The Mansion House in Dublin to update Irish audiences…