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…

Did a Greenland Asteroid Cause Abrupt Warming Last Ice Age?

We report the discovery of a large impact crater beneath Hiawatha Glacier in northwest Greenland. From airborne radar surveys, we identify a 31-kilometer-wide, circular bedrock depression beneath up to a kilometer of ice http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/11/eaar8173 Hiawatha Glacier https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiawatha_Glacier Sources Discovering a massive meteorite crater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ9maLsIcts Massive crater under Greenland’s ice points to climate-altering impact in the…

Permafrost Melt Fires may Accelerate Greenland Melt

Dr. Nikolaos Evangeliou on climate change and wildfires (Oslo, August 2018). Evangeliou works at NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research http://nilu.no “If larger fires would burn, they would actually have a substantial impact on melting,” Stohl said. And, there’s a greater chance of such fires, if more of Greenland’s permafrost melts and exposes peat…

Experts: Contributing Factors to California’s Mega Wildfires

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 Raw footage of Camp Fire evacuees, devastation in Paradise and abandoned…

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:…

Hugh Montgomery: Are Humans Like a Virus on Planet Earth?

The EPA, as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action, hosted a public lecture on health and climate change presented by Prof. Hugh Montgomery. The EPA’s Climate Change lecture series has been running since late 2007, bringing a range of Irish and international speakers to The Mansion House in Dublin to update Irish audiences…

Egypt now owns largest Solar Power Plant in World!

Egypt is “entering the world of solar energy” after it inaugurated the largest solar power plant in the world early this year. the superpower plant was built in the city of Aswan, southern Egypt. It began supplying the national grid last December. Worlds largest solar Park Egypt Benban Solar Park https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benban_Solar_Park The plant consists of…

Can We Build a Giant Ocean Wall to Stop Sea Level Rise?

Is unavoidable sea level rise an engineering problem, do we have the capabilities for a technological fix? John C. Moore from the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland presents these ideas in his October 2018 talk, “Stopping the flood – Can we engineer ice sheets and save the homes of a billion people?” Open…

Are We Becoming too Dumb to Solve the Big Problem of Climate Change?

Recent studies suggest that various pollution sources contribute to the decline of cognitive abilities, IQ scores, human intelligence. Could this trend potentially affect our collective efforts to combat climate change? Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Sources Video narrated by Cormac Bren – Sound and Music by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com – Additional video material…

Last Week! So what is the Plan? [To tackle Climate Change]

Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Teen Climate Activist to Crowd of Thousands: ‘We Can’t Save the World by Playing by the Rules Because the Rules Have to Change’ https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/10/20/teen-climate-activist-crowd-thousands-we-cant-save-world-playing-rules-because-rules Former Vice President Al Gore: Trump’s approach to climate change ‘literally insane’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cr14IutSJQE Tesla introduces Tesla Energy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvCIhn7_FXI PRECHT mit Hans Joachim Schellnhuber: Ist die…

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: We are running out of Time!

Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Neil DeGrasse Tyson talks to CNN’s Van Jones about the latest climate change warning and the intersection of science with the military and politics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm_YoL9ykC4 Trump Says Disqualifying Stupid Stuff About Climate Science: ‘It’ll Change Back’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lf8pHlnF52A CNN Trump on climate change: ‘Man-made or not, I mean, there’s something…

Climate Code Red author and radio host Alex Smith talk about Climate Emergency

Support Climate State on Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Donations are welcome (but not required) http://paypal.com/donate/?token=FRqcp36yWhRZ0t9TczYw5ELNQBdK80nd-keYauXtiSjhTW6A-4gC72J5xaLFGpb5XWeW50&country.x=GB&locale.x=GB Wade into the swamp of climate illusions with Australian author David Spratt. Alex Smith on October 17th, 2018, from Radio Ecoshock, interviews Climate Code Red, and What Lies Beneath author David Spratt https://www.ecoshock.org/2018/10/stopping-cruel-climate-change.html David Spratt on Twitter https://twitter.com/djspratt Radio Ecoshock on twitter…

Ecological Armageddon! Insects Vanish All over the World

‘Hyperalarming’ study shows massive insect loss! By Ben Guarino from The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/10/15/hyperalarming-study-shows-massive-insect-loss Climate-driven declines in arthropod abundance restructure a rainforest food web http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/10/09/1722477115 Musc and Sound effects by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com Teaser image https://pixabay.com/en/hummel-bombus-eye-insect-bee-1353423 Narrator Cormac Bren https://www.fiverr.com/cormacbren Further reading Professor Timothy Schowalter – Bugs are Friends: Taking an Ecosystem View on…