Extreme Realities: Preview

The George Washington University: Over the past year, the defense and intelligence communities have issued a slew of reports making it clear that climate change is here and having real impacts on national security. Narrated by Matt Damon, Extreme Realities focuses on recent political conflicts and severe weather events throughout the world. The film will…

Calls for Harvard University to Divest Fast from Fossil Fuels #TippingPoint

CNN: Stanford University has already decided it will no longer directly invest in coal mining companies because it has a responsibility to consider “corporate policies or practices (that) create substantial social injury.” Harvard is fighting climate change, too. The university has an enviably small carbon footprint and its scientists are among the most respected for…

Climate, Ice Bucket Challenge!

Andy Lee Robinson (https://twitter.com/ahaveland) recently challenged Jason Box (https://twitter.com/climate_ice) to a sea ice bucket challenge, offering to support the Dark Snow Project (http://darksnow.org). How could Jason say no? Watch Jason’s response Jason passed the challenge onto climate communicators: Peter Sinclair (http://climatecrocks.com); Dana Nuccitelli (https://twitter.com/dana1981); and John Cook of http://www.skepticalscience.com Related http://climatesciencedefensefund.org/ http://www.alsa.org/fight-als/ice-bucket-challenge.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctic_sea_ice_decline

What Is Biochar Gardening?

What Is Biochar Gardening? What Is Biochar Gardening? CBS – MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The mayor of Minneapolis and the chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux signed an agreement Tuesday that promotes the use of biochar.Jim Doten, Minneapolis’ environmental services’ supervisor, says it’s a product similar to cooking charcoal that’s used for gardening.“They really increase the…

Private enterprise is beginning to take climate change seriously

Nature Editorial (Nature Climate Change doi:10.1038/nclimate2193): Even if some sceptics consider climate science akin to witchcraft and politicians pursue ineffective policies, private enterprise is beginning to take climate change seriously. Climate protection requires no magic solutions, but it does require boldness and resolve from policy makers. Instead, what we have is the kind of political timidity that…

Biochar – The Next Stage In Climate Action

Published on Feb 5, 2014: A concise breakdown of ‘2012 US Biochar Conference’ along with corresponding visuals to illustrate the limitless potential of Biochar as a solution to climate change, drought, and the global food crisis. Our independent feature film is now focused on Biochar education: www.blueprint-film.net Original conference videos: vimeo.com/user12930533/videos