China vs U.S. Rising Global Greenhouse Emissions in 2018

A brief outline of CO2 emissions, based on global trends, with a focus on China by Zeke Hausfather (Berkeley) and U.S. CO2 emissions by Trevor Houser (Rhodium Group), as well as an outline on reductions by Drew Shindell about various emissions, including SLCP’s (Short Lived Climate Pollutants). Sources: Global release of greenhouse gases has increased…

Extreme December Weather Footage Australia, U.S., Russia, Phillipines

NSW Hail Storm: The worst hail storm in 20 years lashed Sydney last night. https://twitter.com/7NewsSydney/status/1075824292934213632 Heatwave conditions are being experienced across large parts of the country. Temperatures peaked at 49.1°C at Marble Bar (WA). Heatwave conditions occur when both maximum and minimum temperatures remain well above average for the time of year http://ow.ly/sQDo30n6Ur5 https://twitter.com/BOM_au/status/107817815381690368 South…

NOAA’s Arctic Report Card 2018

Arctic Report Card: Update for 2018 – Tracking recent environmental changes, with 14 essays prepared by an international team of 81 scientists from 12 different countries and an independent peer-review organized by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme of the Arctic Council. See https://www.arctic.noaa.gov/Report-Card Release https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XntO9a-NpeM

How burning Forests melt Ice Sheets

Forest fires can melt glaciers thousands of miles away by changing the colour of the ice – all thanks to a heavy little particle called black carbon. How burning Forests melt Ice Sheets How burning Forests melt Ice Sheets This strange story of smoke, dust and algae looks at the lesser-known half of a positive…

Actual Climate Change Expert explains Climate Science to People

Kevin Trenberth, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), gave this public lecture at Ohio State on September 27, 2018, the event is titled, “Changes in extremes with climate change.” Host: Lonnie Thompson https://geography.osu.edu/events/dr.-kevin-trenberth-changes-extremes-climate-change This year’s Bownocker Medal will be awarded to Dr. Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. Trenberth…

U.S. General talks Challenge of Sea Level Rise, Climate and Security Nexus

In this episode of The Climate and Security Podcast, host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to General Gerald “Gerry” Galloway, USA (Ret) about the delicate relationship between “natural” and “national” security, how lessons and solutions from the Mississippi River Basin can inform the Mekong Delta and vice versa, examples of nation-wide community reliance, solar power for…

The buried U.S. Climate Report, Trump ‘I don’t believe it’

President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed a study (Climate Science Special Report) produced by his own administration, involving 13 federal agencies and more than 300 leading climate scientists, warning of the potentially catastrophic impact of climate change. https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/26/politics/donald-trump-climate-change/index.html Read the report here https://nca2018.globalchange.gov Kyle Kulinski Show: Climate Change Report Swept Under The Rug A new…

Plan B: They want to Flood the Desert

The idea is “risky, unproven, even unlikely to work,” according to Y Combinator. But if it did work, it could slow climate change. By James Rainey. Imagine flooding a desert half the size of the Sahara. Using 238 trillion gallons of desalinated ocean water to do the job. Creating millions of 1-acre-square micro-reservoirs to grow…

Experts: Contributing Factors to California’s Mega Wildfires

Video has been removed from YouTube, due to reused content policy. The Camp Fire in Northern California, which started Thursday, is the state’s most destructive fire ever… https://www.npr.org/2018/11/12/666951838/megafires-more-frequent-because-of-climate-change-and-forest-management Video Sources LACounty Fire PIO https://twitter.com/LACoFDPIO LACoFireAirOps https://twitter.com/LACoFireAirOps Nick Valencia Abandoned cars, burned forests. This is what the aftermath of sheer terror looks like in Paradise https://twitter.com/blkahn/status/1060959189831483392…

California now in Perpetual Fire Season, Will Get Worse! Thanks to Global Warming

Northern California blaze quadruples in size, levels Paradise, a town of 30,000; other fires rage near Los Angeles https://www.timesofisrael.com/massive-california-fires-destroy-town-malibu-ordered-to-evacuate Sources Climate Scientist: California Wildfires Are Faster, Stronger, Deadlier & Will Continue to Intensify https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9KlVhAEVm0 As I told @BBCWorld News back in October, California no longer has a “fire season”. They have a perpetual fire season:…