Great minds don’t think alike. In fact, offbeat thinking has led to some of the greatest scientific discoveries of our age. James Lovelock explains how his maverick way of thinking led him not only to technical breakthroughs in atmospheric detection systems on Earth and Mars, but also to Gaia – a new way of thinking about…
Dr. Stephen Hawking on the survival of the human race.
Snow, Water, Ice, Permafrost in the Arctic (SWIPA)
2011 SWIPA — A Changing Environment + SWIPA — The New Arctic Reality
The Telegraph: Scientists have captured dramatic footage of massive lakes in the Arctic melting away in a matter of hours.
What’s the Worst That Could Happen? A Rational Response to the Climate Change Debate.
The global average surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880.The finding sustains a trend that has seen the 21st century experience nine of the 10 warmest years in the modern meteorological record. NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York released an analysis of how temperatures around the globe in…
Global food shortages, waves of refugees, countries at war over dwindling resources. In a new book, Gwynne Dyer offers a terrifying vision of the not-too-distant future, all driven by the effects of global warming. Dyer is a Canadian journalist and historian. His book is called “Climate Wars”.
Groundbreaking two-hour special that reveals a spectacular new space-based vision of our planet. Produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA takes data from earth-observing satellites and transforms it into dazzling visual sequences, each one exposing the intricate and surprising web of forces that sustains life on earth.
What caused the mother of all extinctions 250 million years ago?
Russian scientists travel to Siberia to measure output of methane from permafrost lakes.
Dan Miller: A REALLY Inconvenient Truth.
Dr Iain Stewart explains the Greenhouse Effect.
In this sixth video in the series “Peak Oil and a Changing Climate” from The Nation and On The Earth Productions, linguist, philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky talks about the Chamber of Commerce, the American Petroleum Institute and other business lobbies enthusiastically carrying out campaigns “to try and convince the population that global warming is a liberal hoax.” According to Chomsky, this massive public relations campaign has succeeded in leading a good portion of the population into doubting the human causes of global warming.
An original video (by Peter Sinclair) for the Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media focuses on climate scientist Michael Mann and his first-hand view of his hockey stick and ‘climate wars’ experiences.