The Struggle of Global Warming Policy in 1992

At a February 13, 1992 press conference, scientists raised concerns in regards to a lack of policy decisions to address climate change at the 1992 Earth Summit, by the Bush Administration. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Summit Many arguments from the time and issues over the political inaction to reduce emissions, and to enforce regulations, and to sign treaties, are…

Expert explains Future Sea Level Rise (2017)

Eric Rignot (NASA/JPL) one of the world’s most prominent glaciologists, who is behind a landmark report revealing the unstoppable collapse of a large part of Antarctica, gave a lecture at Victoria University of Wellington in February 2017, on future sea level rise. Future sea-level rise from warming of polar ice sheets http://www.victoria.ac.nz/news/2017/02/future-sea-level-rise-from-warming-of-polar-ice-sheets This video has…

Greenland Melt contributes to Sea Level Rise

Using satellite and field work after an extreme melt event in Greenland, a UCLA-led study finds that melt-prone areas on its ice sheet develop a remarkably efficient drainage system of stunning blue streams and rivers that carry meltwater into moulins (sinkholes) and ultimately the ocean. However, the team’s measurements at the ice’s edge show that…

Report: Trump to ban climate change on Earth #WarOnCoal

After what many describe as incredible news, and some others describe as wrong, or outright false, or from a dimension called alternative, there has been reports of something, of something so dramatic. References Donald Trump acknowledges climate change — at his Irish golf course http://www.politico.eu/article/donald-trump-acknowledges-climate-change-at-his-irish-golf-course/ Rising seas could swamp Trump’s ‘Winter White House’ at Mar-a-Lago,…

Ex-Cyclone Debbie’s Flooding Footage Towns underwater (30 + 31 March 2017)

National Warnings Summary http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings Residents of low-lying parts of Logan and the Gold Coast have been told to move to higher ground as a “wall of water” heads towards the region. The Gold Coast council has told residents near the northern suburbs of Stapylton and Jacobs Well to evacuate, and warned those who remain behind…

Cyclone Debbie Footage Compilation (March 28, 2017)

Cyclone Debbie’s impact on the Queensland coast, after making landfall. The full extent of impacts will become more visible in the days ahead. The system continues to slowly move inland after unleashing its full force on Queensland’s north coast. References Cyclone Debbie https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Debbie Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Debbie Pounding Queensland, Australia https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/category-3-tropical-cyclone-debbie-pounding-queensland-australia Climate Council warns…

Trump White House to Take Aim at Obama Era Climate Policy

President Trump will take the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor’s environmental record Tuesday, instructing federal regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. carbon emissions. References Now under attack, EPA’s work on climate change has been going on for decades http://theconversation.com/now-under-attack-epas-work-on-climate-change-has-been-going-on-for-decades-74065 Trump moves decisively to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/trump-moves-decisively-to-wipe-out-obamas-climate-change-record/2017/03/27/411043d4-132c-11e7-9e4f-09aa75d3ec57_story.html Charting Irreversible…

Cyclone Debbie Largest Storm to hit Queensland since 2011

March 27, 2017: Tropical Cyclone Debbie has intensified to category four and is expected to hit the north Queensland coast on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned. Related news Sat images via http://www.goes.noaa.gov/f_himawari-8.html Evacuations ordered as Australia braces for cyclone http://www.abc17news.com/weather/queensland-braces-for-nasty-cyclone-debbie/418278207 Cyclone Debbie reaches category four, thousands in low-lying Mackay areas told…

Over 200 Arctic lakes seeping methane gas

Satellite images have revealed more than 200 strange, bright blue lakes in Russia’s Arctic regions that are leaking methane gas. Arctic lakes seeping methane gas Arctic lakes seeping methane gas References Discovered: 200-plus Arctic lakes which bubble like jacuzzis from seeping methane gas http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/features/discovered-200-plus-arctic-lakes-which-bubble-like-jacuzzis-from-seeping-methane-gas/ Photos Reveal More Than 200 Bright Blue Arctic Lakes Have Started…

Oroville Dam Repairs (March 12-23) Footage Compilation

A compilation of recent footage, documenting the ongoing Oroville Dam repairs. The struggle is to prepare the site for the next rainy season, expected in November 2017. The Oroville Dam, while constructed almost 50 years ago, presents a case study for aging critical infrastructure, in the face of climate change disrupting weather impacts. Video footage…

Arctic and Antarctic sea ice at lowest since satellites began to measure 1979

Sea Ice Extent Sinks to Record Lows at Both Poles Arctic sea ice appears to have reached on March 7 a record low wintertime maximum extent, according to scientists at NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) in Boulder, Colorado. And on the opposite side of the planet, on March 3…

Peru Flooding Disaster Footage Compilation (March 2017)

“We are confronting a serious climatic problem,” said Peru’s president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in a broadcast to the nation on Friday afternoon. “There hasn’t been an incident of this strength along the coast of Peru since 1998.” The disaster – which came after a period of severe drought – has been blamed on abnormally high…