Insect Armageddon, 75 percent decline in Germany

Scientists warn that insects could be facing “Armageddon” after a new study found that more than 75 percent of the insect population in Germany has declined in the last two decades. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/scientists-warn-insect-armageddon-after-dramatic-drop-populations-n812401 More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0185809 Music composed by Piotr Wojtowicz aka…

Climate State is Back!

Sometimes in the early morning hours of a rather warm December winter day in the Northern Hemisphere, our YouTube channel has been re-activated by YouTube! For those who are unaware, 3 days ago YouTube terminated our channel without warnings. There is no explanation, no email, nothing which would explain the situation to us. However, there…

Inside YouTube’s Nuclear War on Climate Change Science

Similar to a nuclear bomb explosion, wiping out parts of the planet’s surface, metaphorically speaking, just with pressing a button, Climate State has been nuked off of the largest video platform. YouTube is the monopoly for video distribution on the internet, Alexa.com ranks YouTube.com second most trafficked website on the Internet, after Google.com. Hence, a very…

Willie Soon brought to you and funded by Exxon

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. Willie Soon: Powered by Exxon 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  Sourcewatch https://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Willie_Soon

Fiji moves 40 villages Inland in light of Rising Seas

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 Teaser image https://pixabay.com/en/beach-woman-sea-swing-blue-coast-2858720 Sound effects http://TrailerMusicAcademy.com

Experts: Permafrost + Gas Hydrates in Arctic, Greenland SLR, Security

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

Hydrological Implications during Abrupt Climate Change

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