Eric Rignot: On the Current State of Sea Level Rise Estimates (2019)

Glaciologist Eric Rignot (NASA/JPL) speaking at the American Philosophical Society meeting April 2019. Climate warming caused by human activities has woken up the sleeping ice giants in Greenland and Antarctica, elevating risks of multiple meters of sea level rise in the coming centuries. Rignot will discuss how satellites, airborne platforms, robotic devices and advanced numerical…

Arctic Amplification, Sea Ice, Jet Stream, Polar Vortex, and Weather

CREDITS U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT The Global Implications of Arctic Climate Change https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDhIBEiJMdQ SHELL Oil’s Stark Climate Change Warning from 1991 https://climatestate.uscreen.io/programs/shell-oils-stark-climate-change-warning-from-1991 “Arctic Amplification” of Global Warming | Prof. Philip Wookey | TEDxHeriotWattUniversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a5DJVcSh8A NASA Earth Science Week: Climate Change & The Global Ocean https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLR-DtxfHPY NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Fresh Water in the Arctic — Changing Planet…

Slow Moving Tropical Storm BARRY takes Aim Louisiana Coast, Goes Full Circle

Tropical Storm Barry to Bring Dangerous Flooding to Lower Mississippi Valley; Hurricane and Storm-Surge Warnings Issued. Related Hurricane Florence – A Climate Change Triple Threat https://www.michaelmann.net/content/hurricane-florence-climate-change-triple-threat CREDITS ABC July 11 Louisiana braces for impact as Tropical Storm Barry draws near https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDcBIIX8waE 13 News Tropical Storm Barry flooding highlighting sea-level rise issues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yerbtvi2qwk Weather Channel https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2019-07-11-tropical-storm-barry-hurricane-forecast-gulf-coast-new-orleans…

Europe dodged a Bullet during Record June Heatwave

During the unprecedented extreme record breaking June Europe heatwave of 2019, many countries experienced the highest temperature for this month, some even set all time new temperature records, e.g. in the southern village of Gallargues-le-Montueux in France the thermometer settled at 45.9C (114.6F).[1] Europe’s five hottest summers since 1500 have all been in the 21st…

Human Civilization Faced with Existential Risks

The climate change analysis was written by a former fossil fuel executive and backed by the former chief of Australia’s military. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/597kpd/new-report-suggests-high-likelihood-of-human-civilization-coming-to-an-end-in-2050 Can we think in new ways about the existential human security risks driven by the climate crisis? Read the report here http://www.climatecodered.org/2019/05/can-we-think-in-new-ways-about.html For more from Break Through visit https://www.breakthroughonline.org.au End of civilization: climate…

Some of Australia’s Military raise alarm over climate emergency in new climate change short film Home Front

CAST IAN DUNLOP Former Chair, Australian Coal Association Industry Risk Analyst SHERRI GOODMAN Frmr. Dep. Undersecretary of Defense, EEM Security (USA) Public Policy Fellow, Wilson Center ​​ CHRIS BARRIE Former Chief, Australian Defence Force JOHN HEWSON Former Leader, Liberal Party of Australia JOHN BLACKBURN Former Deputy Chief, Royal Australian Air Force ​ MICHAEL THOMAS Retired…