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…
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. https://thinkprogress.org/natural-gas-no-climate-benefit-b9118a087875 Natural Gas has Major Role in Climate…
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. http://gofossilfree.org/usa
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Chemicals ignite at flooded plant in Texas as Harvey’s devastation lingers https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/31/harveys-wrath-moves-across-the-louisiana-texas-border-as-water-recedes-in-houston
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. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/31/us/houston-contaminated-floodwaters.html
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. http://climatenewsnetwork.net/natural-gas-cannot-help-to-curb-climate-change CAT report 2017 http://climateactiontracker.org/assets/publications/briefing_papers/CAT-2017-06-16-DecarbonisationSeries-NaturalGas.pdf Is Methane Clean? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1mKMLrIx-0 Daniel Jacob talks Methane Emissions (2016) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xayX5AZ0Qmk Music by Stephen Lu http://chibola.com Patreon http://patreon.com/Climatestate My…
China claims breakthrough in mining ‘flammable ice’ (2017) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-39971667
Methane hydrate: Dirty fuel or energy saviour? (2014) http://www.bbc.com/news/business-27021610
China extracts 235,000 cubic meters of combustible ice from #SouthChinaSea, beating previous expectations for the mining operation https://twitter.com/XHNews/status/877834019701891074
Methane clathrates (hydrates) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methane_clathrate
Music by Stephen Lu http://chibola.com
Fossil fuel divestment funds double to $5tn in a year https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/dec/12/fossil-fuel-divestment-funds-double-5tn-in-a-year Climate teach-in #2: Solutions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPV_coPAkCE Divest LA https://www.facebook.com/InsurgencyNow/videos/1864190287182619 TRAILER Raise A Paddle: A Journey from the Pacific to the tar sands https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz-OFpXbbxo Global divestment Mobilisation South Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSrFoGErRvs Additional video footage via http://pixabay.com A beginner’s guide to fossil fuel divestment https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/23/a-beginners-guide-to-fossil-fuel-divestment Go Fossil Free…
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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5A8BVrjRfU President Trump Signs an Energy Executive Order (March 28, 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdkThe_O50M Related A TIMELINE OF EVERY RIDICULOUS THING TRUMP HAS SAID ABOUT CLIMATE…
The October 9, 2016 Presidential Debate included 1 particular important question. What steps will your energy policy take to meet our energy needs? While at the same remaining environmentally friendly, and minimizing job loose for fossil power plant workers.
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…
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USGS: M5.6 – 15km NW of Pawnee, Oklahoma http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10006jxs#executive
Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/04/science/flooding-of-coast-caused-by-global-warming-has-already-begun.html
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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…
Watch Senator Tim Kaine speak on the solution to climate change, a speech he gave on March 10 2014 on the senate floor.
Press release: The solution to climate change is american innovation http://www.kaine.senate.gov/press-releases/kaine-solution-to-climate-change-is-american-innovation
Check it Out! Newly released ~ “WHAT THE FRACK” music video! A huge thank you to Musa at Black Sun Cinema for this artistic creation with these young leaders, educating the world through music about the dangers of Fracking!
My generation does give a damn about climate change, says 14-year-old activist http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/11/my-generation-does-give-a-damn-about-climate-change-says-14-year-old-activist