The Struggle of Global Warming Policy in 1992

At a February 13, 1992 press conference, scientists raised concerns in regards to a lack of policy decisions to address climate change at the 1992 Earth Summit, by the Bush Administration. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Summit Many arguments from the time and issues over the political inaction to reduce emissions, and to enforce regulations, and to sign treaties, are…

Rivers of the Sea: Global Ocean Survey Studies #GEOSECS (1975)

Film about GEOSECS, the Geochemical Ocean Sections Study, a global survey of the three-dimensional distribution of chemical, isotopic and radiochemical tracers in the ocean. George Veronis of Yale University speaks about models for ocean layers and circulation in the world ocean, and data gathering by R.V. Melville (SIO) and R.V. Knorr (WHOI). Extensive footage onboard…

Abrupt cooling over the North Atlantic

Compiled recent findings on the interconnection of warming trends, and possible implications for ocean currents and what it could mean.

Abrupt cooling over the North Atlantic in modern climate models (2017) https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14375

Is the Gulf Stream System Slowing? – the Earth101 lecture (2016) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmiVhT5cHpw

Map of North Atlantic Subpolar gyre https://instaar.colorado.edu/meetings/AW2012/abstract_details.php?abstract_id=54

UN: Faced with ‘clear science, real threats,’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal

23 March 2017 – Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for Governments and business, senior United Nations officials said today. “We are dealing with scientific facts, not politics. And the facts are clear. Climate change is a direct threat in itself,…

Trends and Challenges of Global Transition to Green Economy (November 2016)

Drawing on his expertise as former Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, Achim Steiner https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achim_Steiner Director of the Oxford Martin School, presented the trends and explored challenges of a global transition towards an inclusive green economy (November 2016). Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford ‘Towards a green economy: pathways through politics, culture and…

James Lovelock speaks Planetary Stewardship 1991

For a historical perspective on climate progress, James Lovelock talked at The University of Kansas, addressing our responsibility in light of global warming, almost 3 decades ago in 1991. This video has been edited with the scope on the science, full release at https://archive.org/details/JAMESLOVELOCKKU Related Earthrise image by NASA https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1249.html Deforestation around the Panama Canal…

Scientist explains Global Warming in 1990

Climate scientist Stephen Schneider talks climate change. Dr. Stephen Schneider is one of the most notable and outspoken scientists on the topic of climate change. His moderate and scientific approach to explaining climate change has helped congressmen, journalists, and citizens understand the complex, and often contradictory, issues related to global warming. In this ever timely…

Expert urges Politics to Act on Climate Change (March 2017)

Climate scientist Michael Mann https://twitter.com/MichaelEMann gave testimony at hearing, titled “Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications, and the Scientific Method,” was organized to “examine the scientific method and process as it relates to climate change” and “focus on the underlying science that helps inform policy decisions.” House Science Committee Hearing Pits Three Fringe Climate Deniers Against…