High Stakes as International Climate Conference Begins #COP24

A major international climate conference kicked off Sunday in Poland. #COP24 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/03/671243911/high-stakes-as-international-climate-conference-begins At COP24 countries will finalize the Paris Agreement Implementation Guidelines https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LX1gyNmyCKc Teaser image by Czarek Sokolowski, a power plant near Katowice, Poland, the host city for a major global climate conference that began on Dec. 2, 2018. It is the most important climate…

U.S. General talks Challenge of Sea Level Rise, Climate and Security Nexus

In this episode of The Climate and Security Podcast, host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to General Gerald “Gerry” Galloway, USA (Ret) about the delicate relationship between “natural” and “national” security, how lessons and solutions from the Mississippi River Basin can inform the Mekong Delta and vice versa, examples of nation-wide community reliance, solar power for…

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/

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…

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…

Egypt now owns largest Solar Power Plant in World!

Egypt is “entering the world of solar energy” after it inaugurated the largest solar power plant in the world early this year. the superpower plant was built in the city of Aswan, southern Egypt. It began supplying the national grid last December. Worlds largest solar Park Egypt Benban Solar Park https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benban_Solar_Park The plant consists of…

Can We Build a Giant Ocean Wall to Stop Sea Level Rise?

Is unavoidable sea level rise an engineering problem, do we have the capabilities for a technological fix? John C. Moore from the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland presents these ideas in his October 2018 talk, “Stopping the flood – Can we engineer ice sheets and save the homes of a billion people?” Open…

Are We Becoming too Dumb to Solve the Big Problem of Climate Change?

Recent studies suggest that various pollution sources contribute to the decline of cognitive abilities, IQ scores, human intelligence. Could this trend potentially affect our collective efforts to combat climate change? Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Sources Video narrated by Cormac Bren – Sound and Music by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com – Additional video material…