Stefan Rahmstorf: Impacts of Climate Change

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yaUbQT5quo In this Climate Change lecture Prof. Stefan Rahmstorf deals with the impacts (with a focus on extreme events and Sea-Level Rise) and the possibilities for holding Global Warming below 2°C. Watch part one “The Basics of Global Warming” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5Jv293oPzQ Part three “Interview” These lectures form part of a broader lecture course called World in…

NASA: The Polar Jet Stream

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVUP9_Dms5Q The polar jet stream can travel at speeds greater than 100 mph. Here, the fastest winds are colored red; slower winds are blue. The polar jet stream is strongest in winter when the temperature difference between warm and cold air in the Northern Hemisphere is at its highest. Meandering around the planet like a…

Global warming has stopped? Again??

No, sadly the Mail on Sunday has got it wrong… yet again. Here’s what’s behind the sensational news that global warming ended in 1997, and how it comes from misreporting, misquotes and omissions. SOURCES: Mail on Sunday story: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetec… Met Office release of Hadcrut 4 data: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/ha… Met Office response to Mail on Sunday story,…

James Hansen: Tipping Points, Carbon Tax and organized Denial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zi12lZIdGjQ Interview with James Hansen (NASA Goddard Institute) recorded at the UN University G8 symposium on innovation and climate change held 4th July, 2008 Tokyo. Wikipedia: Carbon tax Frontline: Climate of Doubt http://youtu.be/A5GVHqlnPAc Answering Climate Change Skeptics, Naomi Oreskes http://youtu.be/XXyTpY0NCp0 Test trial convicts fossil fuel bosses of ‘ecocide’ Top lawyers put fossil fuel bosses on…

Obama calls for swift action to tackle emissions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuvbAFnRiWo Extreme Weather and Climate Change. President Barack Obama calls for swift action to tackle emissions ahead of Doha climate talks. Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must Be Avoided – Executive Summary http://climatechange.worldbank.org/si… The World Bank – Climate Change http://climatechange.worldbank.org/