Eric Rignot: Observations suggest that ice sheets and glaciers can change faster, sooner and in a stronger way than anticipated

Eric Rignot Professor of Earth system science at the University of California, Irvine, and scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory was interviewed on sea level rise and projections. Ice sheets and glaciers can change faster, sooner and in a stronger way than anticipated Machens: As an ice sheet expert, how do you see the sea-level projections…

What should ClimateState cover next?

Is there a special topic which is lacking at ClimateState, or requires updates? Content includes the general broad spectrum of climate related topics, mostly the typical video post. Though recently, two exclusive ClimateState interviews. If you missed them, read: Stefan Rahmstorf: The critical threshold, the “tipping point” in West Antarctica has now passed Bill McGuire: Modelling…

Bill McGuire: Modelling suggests with ice cap melt, an increase in volcanic activity

Climate State interviewed Bill McGuire, Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at the University College London, one of Britain’s leading volcanologists and contributing author to the 2011 IPCC report. He called for an early tsunami warning system (2004, The Guardian) and warned in his book The Waking Giant, of the Earth response (more earthquakes, tsunamis and…

Stefan Rahmstorf: Die kritische Schwelle, der “Kipp-Punkt” in der Westantarktis wurde inzwischen überschritten

ClimateState hat Stefan Rahmstorf, den Leiter der Abteilung Erdystemanalyse am Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), interviewt. Robert Bristow: Um CO2-Emissionen unter Kontrolle zu bringen – glauben Sie, dass eine bestimmte Form von Geoengineering dabei wünschenswert ist? Stefan Rahmstorf: Der Begriff Geoengineering oder Klimaengineering umfasst ein breites Spektrum von Ideen. Ich würde von jeder Form des Eingriffs in…

Stefan Rahmstorf: The critical threshold, the “tipping point” in West Antarctica has now passed

Recently the ClimateState staff, interviewed Stefan Rahmstorf, Head of Earth System Analysis, at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Robert Bristow: To get CO2 emissions under control – do you think some form of geoengineering (i.e CO2 scrubbing) will be desirable? Stefan Rahmstorf: The term geoengineering or climate engineering, encompasses a wide range…

The ClimateState Week in Review, #29 (July 14-20, 2014)

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_progress_bar values=”100|131 News items” bgcolor=”bar_green” title=”This week ClimateState covered 131 news items” options=”striped,animated”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]All the ClimateState coverage from week #29, 2014 on one page. Never miss out on global warming news again. July 14, 2014 ClimateState, The Week #28 in Review Obama takes on Big Oil: Will the president’s final, radical climate push be enough?…