Daily Dose of Climate #1

In episode one of Daily Dose of Climate, Chris Machens of Climate State looks at the following exiting news items: As Earth faces climate catastrophe, US set to open nearly 200 power plants https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/09/09/climate-change-threatens-earth-us-open-nearly-200-power-plants/2155631001/ It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought https://www.newscientist.com/article/2207886-it-turns-out-planes-are-even-worse-for-the-climate-than-we-thought Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier may be thinning faster…

100s of Climate videos Removed, YouTube keeps Climate State demonetized, cites no Educational Value

After we have deleted over 600 videos from Climate State YouTube, and created a dedicated streaming website to preserve these videos, YouTube still claims that the remaining approx. 350 videos do not contain original commentary or educational value, that we repurpose someone else’s content. Facts We had over a 1.2 million of views on our…

The 1984 Climate Change Documentary

During the late 1970s it became increasingly clear that the planet was warming, culminating in the landmark Charney report, published in 1979, The Charney Report: 40 years ago, scientists accurately predicted climate change https://phys.org/news/2019-07-charney-years-scientists-accurately-climate.html Topics discussed include, the scientific consensus, weather patterns, sea level rise, adaptation, climate actions, or the greenhouse effect. This 1984 documentary…

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…