Methane Release Discovery in Antarctic Ocean

Andrew Thurber, Oregon State University on his research on methane seeps, and his studies on Cinder Cones in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. REF AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles: Video Chat with Dr. Andrew Thurber https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggDv1PjJX1I First active leak of sea-bed methane discovered in Antarctica https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/22/first-active-leak-of-sea-bed-methane-discovered-in-antarctica NSF: Methane Munching Microbes https://antarcticsun.usap.gov/science/4310/ Methane GWP https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/earth-and-planetary-sciences/global-warming-potential and…

Trump’s Disconnect on COVID-19’s Long-Term Effects #Coronavirus

What is basically among the worst response types one can imagine, the Trump administration gambles with the health of the public for years to come. I can’t shake Covid-19: Warnings from young survivors still suffering https://edition.cnn.com/2020/07/18/health/long-term-effects-young-people-covid-wellness/index.html A complete failure in leadership. https://twitter.com/ProjectLincoln/status/1284912895151792133 Chair of UK Vaccine Taskforce, Kate Bingham says “there has never been a…

Is the Coronavirus Pandemic Good for the Climate?

Following large scale shutdown of cities and industries, the coronavirus pandemic has temporarily reduced China’s CO2 emissions by a quarter. While international government actions to contain and slow the virus spread vary in aggressiveness it appears certain that international travel – tourism will be seriously impacted for the foreseeable future. With air travel as a…

Threat Assessment Research: Comparing Global Phenomena, Coronavirus vs Climate Change

If you follow the public input on the emerging coronavirus and look at how it compares to the history of the climate change learning curve, there are overlapping similarities. The similarities of a virulent Pandemic and Climate Change Global Magnitude Rate of change/emergence: Affected regions, unprecedented, when accounting for phenomena emergence, i.e. the rate of…

The ties of German’s Far Right to Fake TESLA Protests

Tesla forced to pause Berlin Gigafactory after environmental challenge Berliner Zeitung: Far right German AFD member Jörg Urban was CEO of Grünen Liga Sachsen until 2014. The Verge: Local activist group Gruene Liga Brandenburg (Green League of Brandenburg) subsequently complained about the work, citing environmental concerns. Prior to the Gruene Liga injunction the VLAB tried it,…

How to Save the Earth, the Most Ambitious Plan in History

Things are pretty dire right now. We know we need to rapidly make some drastic changes – and Stanford researchers have come up with a master plan. Look-up your own country according to the plan https://thesolutionsproject.org/why-clean-energy/#/map/countries Credits Author: Tessa Koumoundouros / ScienceAlert Editor: Chris Machens / Climate State Narration: Cormac Bren Music: Picknick in the Meadows…