No surprise to those who saw this video last year, Dr Willie Soon, one of the most frequently cited climate deniers with any science background, (although his Phd is in aerospace engineering, not climate..) is in the news, as a new Greenpeace report shows where the bodies are buried. https://climatecrocks.com/2011/07/01/willie-soon-powered-by-exxon The Soon fallacy http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2015/02/the-soon-fallacy Video…
In this lecture by Alex Thomas, he explains how does carbon dioxide interact with water and why the ocean can store so much carbon. What is the effect on the ocean’s pH and how does this in turn determine how much carbon the ocean can store.
Fiji plans to move more than 40 villages to higher ground to escape coastal floods and is also working on ways to help future migrants from other Pacific island nations as sea levels rise, Fiji’s attorney general said. http://news.trust.org/item/20171117103442-72wi4
Glacier calving footage by rqmondo
Sound effects http://TrailerMusicAcademy.com
Australia Record Heat 2017 http://www.climatesignals.org/headlines/events/australia-record-heat-2017 Heatwave health alert issued for southern Tasmania as 130yo record set to fall. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-21/weather-health-warning-for-southern-tasmania/9174300 Power plant failures push Victoria’s energy grid close to the edge in November heat http://www.bendigoadvertiser.com.au/story/5077208/were-just-two-days-into-a-heatwave-and-our-grid-is-already-on-the-edge
Rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers could flood coastal cities by the end of this century. Based on an article written by Eric Holthaus. Read the full story https://grist.org/article/antarctica-doomsday-glaciers-could-flood-coastal-cities
Pacific island nations could lose between 50 and 80 percent of their fish species by the end of the century if climate change continues unabated. https://www.radionz.co.nz/international/programmes/datelinepacific/audio/2018622497/climate-change-could-kill-50-80-of-pacific-fish-species-study
Teaser image via Pixabay https://pixabay.com/en/dolphin-marine-mammals-jump-2562115
Bruno Tremblay from McGill University speaks about projections for future sea ice extent. This video is part of a panel presentation published by Earth Institute November 2017, with already improved sound quality (reduced humming sound).
Full panel video via Earth Institute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KSYM3jV2-8
Jennifer Francis from Rutgers University speaks about our atmosphere with a scope on the Arctic response to climate change and the connection to weather. This video is part of a panel presentation published by Earth Institute November 2017, with already improved sound quality (reduced humming sound).
Video via Earth Institute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KSYM3jV2-8
In this panel, Vladimir Romanovsky (University of Alaska Fairbanks), talks about thawing permafrost. Anders Levermann (PIK) 12:30 ,talks about Greenland’s contribution to sea level rise, David Titley (Ret. U.S. Navy Admiral, now Pennsylvania State University) 23:38 , talks about security, with a subsequent panel discussion 33:34 . Video via Earth Institute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFe3GOCBZO8
Researchers studying a rapid global warming event, around 56 million years ago, have shown evidence of major changes in the intensity of rainfall and flood events. The findings indicate some of the likely implications should current trends of rising carbon dioxide and global warming continue. https://scienmag.com/new-research-indicates-likely-hydrological-implications-of-rapid-global-warming
A Potentially Extreme and Persistent AR is forecast to Impact the Pacific Northwest http://cw3e.ucsd.edu/cw3e-ar-update-20-november-2017-outlook-and-summary
Oroville dam timeline video California DWR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YZv0Xo_rqE
Another “warm” and slow freeze season in the #Arctic. Sea ice extent is the 2nd lowest on record for the date (2016 – lowest) & 1.9 million km^2 below the 1980s average… https://twitter.com/ZLabe/status/932663163476045825
Arctic Sea Ice Extent/Concentration http://sites.uci.edu/zlabe/arctic-sea-ice-extentconcentration
Sound effects by http://TrailerMusicAcademy.com
Greenpeace was inspired by Coca Cola’s Christmas video, and created a remake! Studies show that up to 90% of seabirds now have plastic in their stomachs. We need to act urgently to stop plastic getting into our oceans. And we’re calling on Coca Cola – the world’s biggest soft drinks company – to lead the…
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany speaks at the Impacts World 2017 conference. Title: Avoiding the Unmanageable, Managing the Unavoidable: A Slogan Revisited
Watch the full Opening plenary with other speakers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlFSIA0T1Wk