Abrupt cooling over the North Atlantic

Compiled recent findings on the interconnection of warming trends, and possible implications for ocean currents and what it could mean. Abrupt cooling over the North Atlantic in modern climate models (2017) https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14375 Is the Gulf Stream System Slowing? – the Earth101 lecture (2016) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmiVhT5cHpw Map of North Atlantic Subpolar gyre https://instaar.colorado.edu/meetings/AW2012/abstract_details.php?abstract_id=54

UN: Faced with ‘clear science, real threats,’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal

23 March 2017 – Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for Governments and business, senior United Nations officials said today. “We are dealing with scientific facts, not politics. And the facts are clear. Climate change is a direct threat in itself,…

Trends and Challenges of Global Transition to Green Economy (November 2016)

Drawing on his expertise as former Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, Achim Steiner https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achim_Steiner Director of the Oxford Martin School, presented the trends and explored challenges of a global transition towards an inclusive green economy (November 2016). Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford ‘Towards a green economy: pathways through politics, culture and…

James Lovelock speaks Planetary Stewardship 1991

For a historical perspective on climate progress, James Lovelock talked at The University of Kansas, addressing our responsibility in light of global warming, almost 3 decades ago in 1991. This video has been edited with the scope on the science, full release at https://archive.org/details/JAMESLOVELOCKKU Related Earthrise image by NASA https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1249.html Deforestation around the Panama Canal…

Scientist explains Global Warming in 1990

Climate scientist Stephen Schneider talks climate change, in 1990. Dr. Stephen Schneider is one of the most notable and outspoken scientists on the topic of climate change. His moderate and scientific approach to explaining climate change has helped congressmen, journalists, and citizens understand the complex, and often contradictory, issues related to global warming. In this…

Expert urges Politics to Act on Climate Change (March 2017)

Climate scientist Michael Mann https://twitter.com/MichaelEMann gave testimony at hearing, titled “Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications, and the Scientific Method,” was organized to “examine the scientific method and process as it relates to climate change” and “focus on the underlying science that helps inform policy decisions.” House Science Committee Hearing Pits Three Fringe Climate Deniers Against…

Greenland Melt contributes to Sea Level Rise

Using satellite and field work after an extreme melt event in Greenland, a UCLA-led study finds that melt-prone areas on its ice sheet develop a remarkably efficient drainage system of stunning blue streams and rivers that carry meltwater into moulins (sinkholes) and ultimately the ocean. However, the team’s measurements at the ice’s edge show that…

Noam Chomsky on Trump Climate Policies (March 2017) Feat. Trump

At a recent MIT hosted Starr Forum, Chomsky explained broader US politics, with the scope on climate science and what it means for the future (March 23, 2017) – excerpt via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5A8BVrjRfU President Trump Signs an Energy Executive Order (March 28, 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdkThe_O50M Related A TIMELINE OF EVERY RIDICULOUS THING TRUMP HAS SAID ABOUT CLIMATE…