Drew Shindell: Climate Policy to Avoid Tipping Points

Head of the SAP, Drew Shindell, talks about why a near-term climate goal is important, the main message the article aims to convey, why governments should adopt a near-term goal, and whether reducing near-term warming can prevent climate tipping points. The Climate and Clean Air Coalition’s Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) published an article in Science…

Like Champagne opened, methane explosions resulted in Ocean craters

Like ‘champagne bottles being opened’: Scientists document an ancient Arctic methane explosion What could possibly go wrong, ignoring climate change, the warnings or clues from what science tells us, even if we were just creating a better world with clean energy, and millions of new jobs? One thing which could go very wrong, are based…

Larsen C likely to create largest Iceberg ever recorded

Antarctic ice rift close to calving, after growing 17km in 6 days References Content: Antarctic ice rift close to calving, after growing 17km in 6 days http://www.swansea.ac.uk/media-centre/latest-research/antarcticiceriftclosetocalvingaftergrowing17kmin6days.php Larsen C video by British Antarctic Survey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAM0tZB0aIc Music by Stephen Lu http://chibola.com Additional video footage via http://pixabay.com Related Larsen Ice Shelf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larsen_Ice_Shelf Larsen Ice Shelf Meets Open…

Global Average Temperature vs Temperature Extremes

In his March 2017 talk “The Brutal Logic of Climate Change”, at the University of Sheffield, Aaron Thierry outlined many of the aspects of climate change. This video here is the excerpt on temperature anomalies. Watch the full lecture at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7TL_BbAd-s The emissions pledge pathway negotiated at the Paris conference has a probability of over…

Konrad Steffen: The Melting of Greenland (March 2017)

Konrad Steffen director of the Swiss Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, gave this talk at the event Artico. Ultima Frontiera Summit On Climate Change, Venice (Italy), March 6, 2017, hosted by the University Ca’ Foscari. Event info page https://www.unive.it/pag/14024/?tx_news_pi1%5Bnews%5D=2586&tx_news_pi1%5Bcontroller%5D=News&tx_news_pi1%5Baction%5D=detail&cHash=120539712ba6b06aa1dab94426b5b261 Konrad Steffen’s homepage at Colorado University http://cires.colorado.edu/emeritus/konrad-steffen Teaser image mockup, via latest NASA Grace…

The Crux of Climate Change

References Aaron Thierry: The Brutal Logic of Climate Change (March 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7TL_BbAd-s&feature=youtu.be&t=13m15s Climate Documentary: The Cross of the Moment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UuSxiCJ0co Climate Change in the Arctic and Model Projections (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqxbU9zOKgE Additional video footage via DistillVideos https://pixabay.com/en/users/DistillVideos-1280814/?tab=videos Additional video footage via http://pixabay.com Poem by Gary Snyder Music by EdRecords Icicle Melting by Jeffrey Beach (Beachfront Productions)…

How the Food Industry is Cooking the Planet

Based on reporting by the Climate News Network, written by Paul Brown http://climatenewsnetwork.net/food-industry-cooking-planet The great climate robbery https://www.grain.org/article/entries/5354-the-great-climate-robbery Video content Keeling curve, among others via http://350.org Image NASA food production https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/3601 Image algae bloom http://www.esa.org/esablog/research/solutions-for-a-nitrogen-soaked-world Additional images and video via Wikipedia and http://Pixabay.com Narration by R. Mossisu Sound effects by http://EpicStockMedia.com and http://SoundMorph.com This video…

Climate Data Mysteries, Wonders, and Reality (April 2017)

Speaker: Thomas R. Karl, Independent Scholar and Past Director of the National Climatic Data Center – NOAA (1998-2015). Event 18 April, 2017 – sponsored by The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) and the Center for Global Change Science. Climate data comes in a rich variety of quality with varying time and space…

NASA Discovers a New Mode of Ice Loss in Greenland (Solitary Wave)

A new NASA study finds that during Greenland’s hottest summers on record, 2010 and 2012, the ice in Rink Glacier on the island’s west coast didn’t just melt faster than usual, it slid through the glacier’s interior in a gigantic wave, like a warmed freezer pop sliding out of its plastic casing. https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6857 “You could…

Aaron Thierry: The Brutal Logic of Climate Change (May 2017)

Full length talk that covers the facts of climate change, the urgency with which it needs to be addressed and actions we can take to stop it. Delivered by Dr Aaron Thierry at the University of Sheffield, hosted by the Carbon Neutral University Network. Check out the Carbon Neutral University Network on: Web: http://www.carbonneutraluniversity.com Facebook:…