Faked, and Accurate current Extreme Weather Coverage on YouTube

The YouTube algorithm works similar to how the Streisand effect works. First, people prefer blockbuster, Hollywood kind of scenes, of current extreme weather, hence incredible scenes will likely result in more users sharing and viewing a video. Secondly, how many views and how fast a video gets above certain view counts, determines how long and…

Super Typhoon Mangkhut OmPong Footage Compilation Philippines 2018

Mangkhut, the strongest storm of 2018 so far made landfall on the northern tip of the island of Luzon, at about 1:40 a.m. local time. https://goo.gl/R3xtxU Category 2 Mangkhut May be a Top-Ten Costliest Typhoon for China https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/Category-2-Mangkhut-May-be-Top-Ten-Costliest-Typhoon-China Sources Jekki Pascual https://www.instagram.com/newspatrol/ Philippine Red Cross ‏https://twitter.com/philredcross CNN Philippines Typhoon #OmpongPH at its worst in Tuguegarao…

Hurricane FLORENCE Storm Chaser Compilation

Hurricane Florence footage compilation, covering Saturday 12th to early 14th, 2018. For a current situation summary visit Wunderground here https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/Florence-Continues-Lash-Coastal-Carolina-Record-Surge-Beaufort-40-Rains-Possible Sources Live coverage Hurricane Florence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA3rPY_1t88 Jeff Piotrowski https://twitter.com/Jeff_Piotrowski Accuweather Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Weather Nation https://twitter.com/WeatherNation Nearly 150 people trapped in New Bern, N.C., as small city is battered by Florence https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/nearly-150-people-trapped-new-bern-n-c-small-city-n909551 Frying Pan Ocean…

Big Oil Gives In to Common Sense and Invests in Renewable Energy

In case you missed it, pigs have sprouted wings, hell is an ice skating rink, and oil and gas companies are investing in clean technologies at unprecedented levels. That’s right, Big Oil is pouring billions of investment dollars into clean energy. Some of the largest oil companies have made or announced plans to invest piles…

Hurricane Florence May the Force be with the U.S.

Hurricane Florence could be among the biggest storms to ever hit the U.S. Sources Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Jeff Piotrowski https://twitter.com/Jeff_Piotrowski Frying Pan Ocean Cam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deG4NxkouGM Dakota Smith https://twitter.com/weatherdak/status/1039995315510624256 ISS footage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvTmdIhYnes Beach cam http://surfchex.com Music by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com Additional sources, Lucasfilm, Paramount Pictures, NASA, NOAA, The White House, and Pixabay

Stormchaser Escapes Hurricane Florence Surge

Hurricane Florence outer bands have begun to pound the coast of North Carolina. Web cam, and stormchaser footage document the beginning of stormy and wet days ahead. Footage from September 13th, 2018. Sources Frying Pan Ocean Cam powered by EXPLORE.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deG4NxkouGM Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Jeff Piotrowski https://twitter.com/Jeff_Piotrowski Music by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com

Hurricane Florence Stalling connected to Jet Stream

Amy Goodman from Democracy Now interviews Mike Mann on Hurricane Florence, and the connection to climate change. How the weaker jet stream comes in. My colleagues have shown the weakening over the past decades here in Science https://twitter.com/rahmstorf/status/1039618555128557569 Watch the full interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OuVTEfBatY

Hurricane Florence may Stress Test Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant

The Brunswick nuclear power plant is a couple of miles near Wilmington, at the Ocean. With model forecasting Hurricane Florence to potentially making landfall near the site. Sources “Are Coastal Nuclear Power Plants Ready for Sea-Level Rise?” https://www.hakaimagazine.com/features/are-coastal-nuclear-power-plants-ready-for-sea-level-rise/ Brunswick Nuclear Generating Station https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunswick_Nuclear_Generating_Station

Expert on Strong Hurricanes and the Future (2018)

The Devastating 2017 Hurricane Season: Opportunities, Challenges, and Future Directions for the Weather Enterprise. Kerry Emanuel: Connections to Climate and Future Research Opportunities (2018) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lf8nb0wo28 MIT’s Kerry Emanuel on Climate and Stronger Hurricanes (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHS7bV9o5VA Tropical cyclones and climate change https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropical_cyclones_and_climate_change Lightning: A New Essential Climate Variable https://eos.org/project-updates/lightning-a-new-essential-climate-variable

Climate Change is an Existential Threat to Civilisation

#EnvironmentNaturalResourceSecurity Climate One, Climate Change and the Threat to Civilization with Michael Mann (2018) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WiiP2KTRXg Veerabhadran Ramanathan: Climate change morphing into an existential problem (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmmFwfF8Gig World Economic Forum: Humanity’s most existential risks are getting worse. Here’s a major reason why https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/01/humanity-s-most-existential-risks-are-getting-worse-heres-why UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Climate change: An ‘existential threat’ to humanity, UN chief…