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…

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…

Arctic Amplification, Sea Ice, Jet Stream, Polar Vortex, and Weather

SUBSCRIBE * to CLIMATE STATE USCREEN https://climatestate.uscreen.io FOR THE PRESERVATION OF GREAT CLIMATE VIDEOS IN ONE PLACE WATCH AT CLIMATE STATE VIMEO CREDITS U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT The Global Implications of Arctic Climate Change https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDhIBEiJMdQ SHELL Oil’s Stark Climate Change Warning from 1991 https://climatestate.uscreen.io/programs/shell-oils-stark-climate-change-warning-from-1991 “Arctic Amplification” of Global Warming | Prof. Philip Wookey | TEDxHeriotWattUniversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a5DJVcSh8A…

Extinction Events in Earth History and Today

Flood Basalts and Mass Extinctions – refine ancient hyperthermals as analogs for anthropogenic climate change.  Oceanic Anoxic Event (OAE) and mass extinctions are considered to be hyperthermals – usually associated with flood basalt eruptions.[2] Phases of rapid global warming, known collectively as hyperthermals.[1]  Flood basalts are a subset of large igneous provinces (LIPs), the terms flood basalt…