Plan B: They want to Flood the Desert

The idea is “risky, unproven, even unlikely to work,” according to Y Combinator. But if it did work, it could slow climate change. By James Rainey. Imagine flooding a desert half the size of the Sahara. Using 238 trillion gallons of desalinated ocean water to do the job. Creating millions of 1-acre-square micro-reservoirs to grow…

Experts: Contributing Factors to California’s Mega Wildfires

The Camp Fire in Northern California, which started Thursday, is the state’s most destructive fire ever… https://www.npr.org/2018/11/12/666951838/megafires-more-frequent-because-of-climate-change-and-forest-management Video Sources LACounty Fire PIO https://twitter.com/LACoFDPIO LACoFireAirOps https://twitter.com/LACoFireAirOps Nick Valencia Abandoned cars, burned forests. This is what the aftermath of sheer terror looks like in Paradise https://twitter.com/blkahn/status/1060959189831483392 Raw footage of Camp Fire evacuees, devastation in Paradise and abandoned…

Hugh Montgomery: Are Humans Like a Virus on Planet Earth?

The EPA, as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action, hosted a public lecture on health and climate change presented by Prof. Hugh Montgomery. The EPA’s Climate Change lecture series has been running since late 2007, bringing a range of Irish and international speakers to The Mansion House in Dublin to update Irish audiences…

Can We Build a Giant Ocean Wall to Stop Sea Level Rise?

Is unavoidable sea level rise an engineering problem, do we have the capabilities for a technological fix? John C. Moore from the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland presents these ideas in his October 2018 talk, “Stopping the flood – Can we engineer ice sheets and save the homes of a billion people?” Open…

Are We Becoming too Dumb to Solve the Big Problem of Climate Change?

Recent studies suggest that various pollution sources contribute to the decline of cognitive abilities, IQ scores, human intelligence. Could this trend potentially affect our collective efforts to combat climate change? Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Sources Video narrated by Cormac Bren – Sound and Music by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com – Additional video material…

Last Week! So what is the Plan? [To tackle Climate Change]

Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Teen Climate Activist to Crowd of Thousands: ‘We Can’t Save the World by Playing by the Rules Because the Rules Have to Change’ https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/10/20/teen-climate-activist-crowd-thousands-we-cant-save-world-playing-rules-because-rules Former Vice President Al Gore: Trump’s approach to climate change ‘literally insane’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cr14IutSJQE Tesla introduces Tesla Energy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvCIhn7_FXI PRECHT mit Hans Joachim Schellnhuber: Ist die…

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: We are running out of Time!

Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Neil DeGrasse Tyson talks to CNN’s Van Jones about the latest climate change warning and the intersection of science with the military and politics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm_YoL9ykC4 Trump Says Disqualifying Stupid Stuff About Climate Science: ‘It’ll Change Back’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lf8pHlnF52A CNN Trump on climate change: ‘Man-made or not, I mean, there’s something…

Climate Code Red author and radio host Alex Smith talk about Climate Emergency

Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Donations are welcome (but not required) http://paypal.com/donate/?token=FRqcp36yWhRZ0t9TczYw5ELNQBdK80nd-keYauXtiSjhTW6A-4gC72J5xaLFGpb5XWeW50&country.x=GB&locale.x=GB Wade into the swamp of climate illusions with Australian author David Spratt. Alex Smith on October 17th, 2018, from Radio Ecoshock, interviews Climate Code Red, and What Lies Beneath author David Spratt https://www.ecoshock.org/2018/10/stopping-cruel-climate-change.html David Spratt on Twitter https://twitter.com/djspratt Radio Ecoshock on twitter…

Ecological Armageddon! Insects Vanish All over the World

‘Hyperalarming’ study shows massive insect loss! By Ben Guarino from The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/10/15/hyperalarming-study-shows-massive-insect-loss Climate-driven declines in arthropod abundance restructure a rainforest food web http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/10/09/1722477115 Musc and Sound effects by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com Teaser image https://pixabay.com/en/hummel-bombus-eye-insect-bee-1353423 Narrator Cormac Bren https://www.fiverr.com/cormacbren Further reading Professor Timothy Schowalter – Bugs are Friends: Taking an Ecosystem View on…

Most Powerful Person on Earth Doesn’t Believe in Science

Become a Patreon supporter http://patreon.com/ClimateState Donations are welcome http://paypal.com/donate/?token=FRqcp36yWhRZ0t9TczYw5ELNQBdK80nd-keYauXtiSjhTW6A-4gC72J5xaLFGpb5XWeW50&country.x=GB&locale.x=GB Sources Trump Says Disqualifying Stupid Stuff About Climate Science: ‘It’ll Change Back’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lf8pHlnF52A CNN Trump on climate change: ‘Man-made or not, I mean, there’s something there’ https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/15/politics/trump-climate-change/index.html Trailer 2012 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFXGrTng0gQ VP Mike Pence: “As the president has said, the climate is changing but what the causes…

Will We Change? Courage in the Anthropocene

The concluding installment of Dr. Aaron Thierry’s Courage in the Anthropocene series, delivered at the University of Sheffield and hosted by the Carbon Neutral University Network. In this talk, Dr. Thierry takes an innovative look at what prevents change and how fresh thinking could help us deliver a sustainable future. Part 1: http://climatestate.com/2018/10/05/aaron-thierry-explores-the-risks-and-realities-of-climate-change-part-1-must-we-change/ Part 2:…

Young Scientist: Can We Change? [Avoid Catastrophic Consequences]

The second installment of Dr. Aaron Thierry’s three part exploration of our critical place in the climate change story, delivered at the University of Sheffield. Here Dr. Thierry investigates whether or not it is possible for human society to make the changes necessary to avoid the catastrophic consequences of climate change. Part 1: http://climatestate.com/2018/10/05/aaron-thierry-explores-the-risks-and-realities-of-climate-change-part-1-must-we-change/ Part…

Expert talks global warming and what needs to be done

Dr. Ramanathan outlines the current state of climate change, at the Super Pollutant Day conference September 2018. Speakers Dr. Ramanathan, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego David Beckman, President, Pisces Foundation Original release (with panel discussion) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HCLqTgbNk4 Teaser image by University of California…