In this eight part film Denis Postle provides a thought provoking view on Earth and our society. Do we have a Future? What kind of Future? What could get in the way? Can we learn to think and feel like a Planet? This collection of eight videos are a loving confrontation by the Planet of…
“I believe in building a better future for our children, which requires offering them a planet that is still habitable in 25 years,” he says. Macron is confident that “one day” the U.S. will recommit to the Paris climate agreement. After all, as he says in the address, “there is no Planet B.” https://grist.org/briefly/the-french-president-gave-america-the-climate-change-speech-that-trump-never-will Full…
Detecting Population and Energy Usage Dynamics from Space: Air Quality and Nightlights presented by Steve Platnick. Originally presented at the Fall AGU 2017 conference on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Published by NASA Scientific Visualization Studio April 23, 2018.
European Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič’s keynote speech at the Energiewende 2018 conference in Germany Berlin, April 18, 2018.
For more conference talks visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb7H8cqwr_Wnhx2X5xuV5ag/videos or https://www.energiewende2018.com or https://twitter.com/greensofa_betd
Back in 2011, a Cornell University research team first made the groundbreaking discovery that leaking methane from the shale gas fracking boom could make burning fracked gas worse for the climate than coal. https://www.desmogblog.com/2018/04/11/climate-change-two-degree-warming-fracking-natural-gas-rush-ingraffea Why a half-degree temperature rise is a big deal https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2458/why-a-half-degree-temperature-rise-is-a-big-deal Paris 1.5-2°C target far from safe, say world-leading scientists http://www.climatecodered.org/2017/07/paris-15-2c-target-far-from-safe-say.html Transcript…
“Energy Network of Tomorrow: How to Reach California’s Climate Goals.” Geisha J. Williams, CEO and President of PG&E Corporation Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) says it has reached California’s 2020 renewable energy goal three years ahead of schedule and now delivers nearly 80% of its electricity from greenhouse-gas (GHG)-free resources. PG&E launched a EV…
Arnold Schwarzenegger plans to sue oil companies http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/arnold-schwarzenegger-sue-oil-companies-killing-people-article-1.3870304
Between 70-210 million gallons of waste oil are illegally released at sea by commercial ships each year.
Environmental impact of shipping https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impact_of_shipping
Responding to Climate Change (Warren Buffet, Bloomberg, Al Gore, Albright) “Big Problems. Big Thinkers.” features acclaimed journalist Terre Blair interviewing an extraordinary group of leaders to find solutions to some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity. Terre asks Warren Buffett, Ted Turner, Madeleine Albright, and others if a framework of ethics and values can…
It’s 2018 and Germany is still digging coal. But is this a good idea, since Germany may lose large land masses to rising seas, in part fueled by it’s CO2 emissions. Credits German activists lose bid to halt Hambach mine expansion http://www.dw.com/en/german-activists-lose-bid-to-halt-hambach-mine-expansion/a-41517134 Climate Expert Jim Hansen explains the Climate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y09kyx9YgUM Future Sea Level Rise Summary…
A Climate State short film.
Aaron Thierry: The Logic of Climate Change (March 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7TL_BbAd-s
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During the Great Depression in the 30s, CO2 emissions fell about 30 percent. However, the 2008 financial crisis only marginal affected CO2 emissions, followed by a sharp rise. Trade policies have been linked to the Great Depression. Could Trump Tariffs yield a similar outcome? Links Recession did not lower C02 emissions http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change/recession-did-not-lower-c02-emissions-6272333.html Rapid growth in…
Logistics giant DHL has an extensive effort to electrify its massive fleet of delivery vehicles. The company is both buying EVs and making its own. https://electrek.co/2017/12/29/bmw-i3-battery-modules-dhl-electric-vehicles
This historic film outlined 25 years ago an assessment of emerging energy resources, and also mentions briefly solar and wind power. This film discusses energy development in light of global warming. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License. Production: United States Geological Survey Digitization Date: 1996; Digitizing Organization: Carnegie Mellon University…
This lecture was held in 2008 by Scripps Institution of Oceanography geochemist Miriam Kastner. This version has been slightly edited.
Release via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSTm6cZjO14
Methane clathrate https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methane_clathrate
Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum –
Teaser image credit: Yannis Papanastasopoulos on Unsplash
Music by WOWSound, “Tree of Life”.