Per Espen Stoknes: Why Climate and Psychology?

Why and how can psychology be applied to the issue of climate change? Recorded at the Psychology of Climate seminar, 28 September 2012. http://www.climatestrategy.org/ What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming: Toward a New Psychology of Climate Action April 3, 2015 by Per Espen Stoknes http://www.amazon.com/What-Think-About-Global-Warming/dp/1603585834

Lester Brown: Perspectives on Limits to Growth / World on the Edge

We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and unprecedented urgency. Can we think systematically and fashion policies accordingly? Can we move fast enough to avoid environmental decline and economic collapse? Can we change direction before we go over the edge? I will look at the economic future through and environmental lens to fashion a plan…

Climate Change Denial made by Frank Luntz

Excerpt from BBC documentary – Earth: The Climate Wars from 2009 with Dr Iain Stewart. Scope: Trace the history of climate change. Watch it here http://climateforce.net/2012/01/21/video-earth-the-climate-wars/ Frank Luntz in the Denial Machine (CBC – Fifth Estate) Bush climate speech follows Luntz playbook: “Technology, technology, blah, blah, blah.” http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2007/09/28/201917/bush-climate-speech-follows-luntz-playbook-technology-technology-technology-blah-blah-blah/ Frank Luntz Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Luntz

NASA: Arctic Ocean Currents Changed

The transpolar drift (purple arrows) is a dominant circulation feature in the Arctic Ocean that carries freshwater runoff (red arrows) from rivers in Russia across the North Pole and south towards Greenland. Under changing atmospheric conditions, emergent circulation patterns (blue arrows) drive freshwater runoff east towards Canada, resulting in freshening of Arctic water in the…

Runaway Climate – Extreme Greenhouse Effect

Publications by James E. Hansen pubs.giss.nasa.gov, his latest book is: Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity. Amazon.com Runaway climate change Runaway climate change describes a scenario in which the climate system passes a threshold or tipping point, after which internal positive feedback effects cause the climate to continue changing, even…