The Future of Energy (1993)

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…

The TOP 5 Climate Fixes

Agriculture practises, pollution, plastic waste, lifestyle changes, public transportation, diet, aviation, will be addressed in an upcoming video. If you have more input on possible climate fixes you would like to see featured, comment below. The dirty fossil fuels we burn for energy — coal oil and gas — plus forest destruction, are the main…

Natural Gas (Methane) likely make Climate much worse

The evidence is overwhelming that natural gas has no net climate benefit on timescales that matters to humans. A new study found that just the methane emissions leaking from New Mexico’s gas and oil industry are equivalent to the climate impact of approximately 12 coal-fired power plants. Natural Gas has Major Role in Climate…

Oil Billionaires Profit from Climate Change

Over the next few months, communities around the globe will launch Fossil Free Resolution Campaigns to build a world free from fossil fuels, powered by 100% renewable energy for all. Everyone has a role to play in the #FossilFree movement. It’s a global movement, anchored by local action. Join Us.

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Chemicals ignite & Harvey’s Floodwater Hazards #Spillway

Chemicals ignite at flooded plant in Texas as Harvey’s devastation lingers

Officials in Houston are just beginning to grapple with the health and environmental risks that lurk in the waters dumped by Hurricane Harvey, a stew of toxic chemicals, sewage, debris and waste that still floods much of the city.

Natural Gas has Major Role in Climate Warming

Why Natural Gas is not a bridge fuel Too much reliance on natural gas to generate electricity means the Paris climate target will be missed and money wasted on underused pipelines. CAT report 2017 Is Methane Clean? Daniel Jacob talks Methane Emissions (2016) Music by Stephen Lu Patreon My…

China Extracts Ocean Methane Hydrates

China claims breakthrough in mining ‘flammable ice’ (2017)

Methane hydrate: Dirty fuel or energy saviour? (2014)

China extracts 235,000 cubic meters of combustible ice from #SouthChinaSea, beating previous expectations for the mining operation

Methane clathrates (hydrates)

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Noam Chomsky on Trump Climate Policies (March 2017) Feat. Trump

At a recent MIT hosted Starr Forum, Chomsky explained broader US politics, with the scope on climate science and what it means for the future (March 23, 2017) – excerpt via President Trump Signs an Energy Executive Order (March 28, 2017) Related A TIMELINE OF EVERY RIDICULOUS THING TRUMP HAS SAID ABOUT CLIMATE…

Isaac Asimov’s robot talks climate and energy (1971)

In an essay published in the January issue of Penthouse 1971, of all places, Isaac Asimov made a remarkable estimation of what would be the result of the continued burning of fossil fuels. The title of his essay was The End and in it he tried to estimate when our world civilization would come to…

Global fossil fuel subsidies outpace renewable support #ffsG20

G20 spends $444bn a year to subsidise fossil fuel production Research discovered that G20 country governments’ support to fossil fuel production marries bad economics with potentially disastrous consequences for climate change. In effect, governments are propping up the production of oil, gas and coal, much of which cannot be used if the world is to…