NASA’s 2018 Permafrost Special “All Hell Breaks Lose”

This week, #NASAExplorers head back in time…by going underground. In the Arctic, a frozen layer of soil – permafrost – trapped dead plants and animals for thousands of years. As the climate warms, that soil is beginning to thaw, releasing carbon dioxide and methane. Release via

Actual Climate Change Expert explains Climate Science to People

Kevin Trenberth, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), gave this public lecture at Ohio State on September 27, 2018, the event is titled, “Changes in extremes with climate change.” Host: Lonnie Thompson This year’s Bownocker Medal will be awarded to Dr. Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. Trenberth…

Solving Extinction, Health & Climate: Central Roles Food & Agriculture

Professor David Tilman (University of Minnesota), a leading expert in the fields of ecology, evolution and resource competition, gives the keynote lecture for the 2018 ONE Network event for staff and graduate students across the University of Oxford.

Video via Environmental Change Institute

Farming + Land use Cause 24% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

November 8, 2018 – Pete Smith of University of Aberdeen presents “Agriculture, Climate Change, and Biodiversity.”

Farming will Negatively impact Biodiversity
Farming + Land use Cause 24% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

What can we do about it?

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Expert explains Great Barrier Reef Coral Bleaching

Prof Terry Hughes is the director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in Townsville. He was awarded the 2018 John Maddox Prize for his “courageous efforts in communicating research evidence on coral reef bleaching to the public”. He has also been awarded the Darwin Medal…

Did a Greenland Asteroid Cause Abrupt Warming Last Ice Age?

We report the discovery of a large impact crater beneath Hiawatha Glacier in northwest Greenland. From airborne radar surveys, we identify a 31-kilometer-wide, circular bedrock depression beneath up to a kilometer of ice Hiawatha Glacier Sources Discovering a massive meteorite crater Massive crater under Greenland’s ice points to climate-altering impact in the…

Permafrost Melt Fires may Accelerate Greenland Melt

Dr. Nikolaos Evangeliou on climate change and wildfires (Oslo, August 2018). Evangeliou works at NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research “If larger fires would burn, they would actually have a substantial impact on melting,” Stohl said. And, there’s a greater chance of such fires, if more of Greenland’s permafrost melts and exposes peat…

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…

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 Sources Video narrated by Cormac Bren – Sound and Music by Epic Stock Media – Additional video material…

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

Support Climate State on Patreon Teen Climate Activist to Crowd of Thousands: ‘We Can’t Save the World by Playing by the Rules Because the Rules Have to Change’ Former Vice President Al Gore: Trump’s approach to climate change ‘literally insane’ Tesla introduces Tesla Energy PRECHT mit Hans Joachim Schellnhuber: Ist die…

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

Support Climate State on Patreon Donations are welcome (but not required) 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 David Spratt on Twitter 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 Climate-driven declines in arthropod abundance restructure a rainforest food web Musc and Sound effects by Epic Stock Media Teaser image Narrator Cormac Bren Further reading Professor Timothy Schowalter – Bugs are Friends: Taking an Ecosystem View on…

Arctic Sea Ice Is the Thinnest and Youngest It’s Been in 60 Years

NASA GODDARD: Arctic Sea Ice Is the Thinnest and Youngest It’s Been in 60 Years

ANDY LEE ROBINSON: Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Volumes 1979-2018

NASA CLIMATE CHANGE: Annual Arctic sea ice minimum 1979-2018 with area graph

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