On the NOVA episode “Climate Crisis,” Al Gore lays out the case for human induced climate change in 1983, nearly 30 years ago. “I dont know if our civilization has ever confronted a problem quite like this. This problem has reached a new level of development. A scientific consensus has emerged and now the debate…
It’s not about saving the planet.
195 countries just made a historic agreement to battle climate change. But it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the politics and details. Here we zoom out from the present moment, taking a look at where we came from to get a new perspective on where we’re headed. http://www.vox.com/2015/12/12/9981020/paris-climate-deal
Anthony Giddens introduces a range of new concepts and proposals designed to address the most formidable challenge humanity faces this century.
Repost from 2012: Anthony Giddens introduces a range of new concepts and proposals designed to address the most formidable challenge humanity faces this century.
How Long Can Oceans Continue To Absorb Earth’s Excess Heat? http://e360.yale.edu/feature/how_long_can_oceans_continue_to_absorb_earths_excess_heat/2860/
Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bio-energy_with_carbon_capture_and_storage
Above video might be viewable or not, depending on your geo location. The video is a 2 minutes excerpt from a BBC documentary, the part here is explaining the Greenhouse effect. Fair use copyright guidelines allow usage for educational purposes and credit is given in the video descriptions. It is unclear why the BBC blocks…
Repost from 2012: Join Jeremy Rifkin as he describes how the five-pillars of the Third Industrial Revolution will create thousands of businesses and millions of jobs, and usher in a fundamental reordering of human relationships, from hierarchical to lateral power, that will impact the way we conduct business, govern society, educate our children, and engage…
Recent Changes in Blocking Characteristics Assessed Using Self-Organizing Maps Speaker: Jennifer Ann Francis Blocking anticyclones are known to be associated with persistent weather patterns that often lead to extreme weather events. An outstanding question, however, is whether the frequency and/or intensity of these dynamical features are changing in response to human-caused climate change, and in…
Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens – Special Climate edition
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People the world over are feeling, or soon will feel, the effects of the strongest El Niño event since 1997-98, currently unfolding in the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. New satellite observations are beginning to show scientists its impact on the distribution of rain, tropospheric ozone and wildfires around the globe. An El Niño, which is…
One of New Zealand’s leading climate scientist, Dr David Wratt, answers a series of questions about climate change in this new video series by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). Climate change is often described as the world’s most serious environmental issue. It is already having an impact in many areas of…
In a new video spoof by our friends at Funny or Die, infamous conservative billionaires, the Koch Brothers, pay celebrities to sing a climate change deniers’ anthem to the music of “We Are the World.”
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Related Antarctica news.
Newly released documents show that scientists at Exxon Oil Corporation conducted research on climate change and the greenhouse effect in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Their conclusions were in accord with mainstream scientific groups in academia, NASA, NOAA, and the Department of Energy, showing that global warming posed a serious problem, with potential “catastrophic…
Donald Trump’s views on Climate Change, what he thinks Putin thinks and what Putin actually says #COP21
Donald Trump Spouts Climate Denial Without Rebuttal On MSNBC’s Morning Joe http://mediamatters.org/video/2015/09/17/donald-trump-spouts-climate-denial-without-rebu/205607
Limbaugh Distances Himself From Trump After Controversial Calls For A Ban On Muslim Entry Into U.S. http://mediamatters.org/video/2015/12/08/limbaugh-distances-himself-from-trump-after-con/207335
Former California governor and Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger told delegates at the COP21 climate conference on 7 December to ignore the naysayers who say a global deal is out of reach. Source (Full address)