Plastic within the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is ‘increasing exponentially,’ scientists find That’s the title of a new Washington Post article, written by Chris Mooney. He explains, the results of a new study. Seventy nine thousand tons of plastic debris, in the form of 1.8 trillion pieces, now occupy an area three times the size…
In this October 2017 talk, Michael Mann from Penn State University explains the climate denial of today, with the scope on the United States. Mann recently published a book on the topic, which is available here https://cup.columbia.edu/book/the-madhouse-effect/9780231177863
This talk was first published by the Center for Inquiry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_J1WaAcPdr4
“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…
From the rising seas that flood our cities, to bleached coral and more frequent and ferocious hurricanes, we must take action to combat climate change now. The longer we put it off, the harder it will be to protect ourselves.
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
Dear community, followers, and new visitors, Climate State came a long way, publishing climate related content since 2011, and since 2016 focusing on producing and providing climate related video and extreme weather footage at our YouTube channel. Climate State quality content made an impact, we literally reached out to millions of people around the world,…
Cornell University – 2017 Climate Change Seminar by Prof. Charles Geisler (Development Sociology). Recorded at Cornell University – February 12, 2018, part of Perspectives on the Climate Change Challenge seminar series.
Sampling bias in climate–conflict research https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-018-0068-2
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…
Exciting polar bear cam b-roll USGS footage from the bear’s perspective from 2014, 2015, and 2016. The USGS Alaska Science Center Polar Bear Research Project conducts long-term research on polar bears to inform, local, state, national and international policy makers regarding conservation and management of the species and its habitat. The USGS’s studies are primarily…
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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Teaser photo by Alessio Lin https://unsplash.com/photos/nDumFIIERkM
Sound Academy Trailer https://www.trailermusicacademy.com
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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…
June 2, 1992 – Environment Justice Act and Rio Earth Summit Sen. Gore, member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, discussed the environment as a political issue, including legislation he advocates to protect the environment, and the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development which begins June 3 in Brazil. Sen. Gore,…