UN Secretary-General Gives Grave Warning On Climate Change

Secretary-General António Guterres offered a stark warning on climate change ahead of the G7 Summit. He tells NBC News’ Anne Thompson that this is “the make-it-or-break-it year” for action. António Guterres on the climate crisis: ‘We are coming to a point of no return’ https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/11/antonio-guterres-interview-climate-crisis-pandemic-g7

Study: Interacting tipping elements increase risk of climate domino effects under global warming

The study, “Interacting tipping elements increase risk of climate domino effects under global warming” by Nico Wunderling, Jonathan F. Donges, Jürgen Kurths, and Ricarda Winkelmann from the Potsdam Institute finds potential severe consequences from continued climate change. The Guardian has a study breakdown, which can be accessed here. Analysis shows significant risk of cascading events even at 2C…

Humans have locked in at least 20 feet / 6 meters of sea level rise—can we still fix it?

By Harold R. Wanless, professor of Geography and Regional Studies, University of Miami, published by EOS. The climate emergency is bigger than many experts, elected officials, and activists realize. Humanity’s greenhouse gas emissions have overheated the Earth’s atmosphere, unleashing punishing heat waves, hurricanes, and other extreme weather—that much is widely understood. The larger problem is…

Audio: Overshooting 2C risks rapid and unstoppable sea level rise from Antarctica

CarbonBrief recently published a guest article by Robert M. DeConto, Pamela Pearson, and David Pollard, called Overshooting 2C risks rapid and unstoppable sea level rise from Antarctica. Here is now a text-to-speech conversation for people who like to listen to it. Visit Overshooting 2C risks rapid and unstoppable sea level rise from Antarctica to follow…

Die Bisher ungenutzt wirtschaftlich Nachhaltigste Corona Massnahme

Ausnahmezustände in Deutschland und der Welt, insbesondere zur kalten Jahreszeit droht Lockdown, Einnahmeausfälle, sogar bei vielen Arbeitsplatz verlust oder Geschäftsaufgabe! Man hört nun viel von die Leute müssen soziale Kontakte reduzieren, sollen zu Hause bleiben, und auch noch, sich natürlich so Gesund wie möglich ernähren. Der Deutsche Staat will sich auch großzügig zeigen und vielen…

Photos: It is Hell in California other Parts U.S., Record Fire, Storms, Heat Hits States Hard #Footage

Dad, what did you do to act on climate change? Right now, the State of California is dotted with dozens of large scale wildfires, actually three of the largest wildfires ever recorded are currently burning out of control. Often the situation on the ground pretty much resembles a movie scene from hell, absolutely apocalyptic pictures…

Climate Change and the Inevitable Hunger for War

Neuroscientist Joseph Herbert asked in Psychology Today, if without testosterone, would there be war? He briefly explains tendencies of the males drive, fueled by the testosterone hormone, for violence, and that in our entire human history, we went often to war. Young males have a natural tendency, which seems testosterone-related, to form coalitions.  This includes…

The Doomsday Glaciers in East Antarctica | Earth Under Water

A new study suggests that the East Antarctica Ice Sheet in the Wilkes Basin may have completely disappeared around 400,000 years ago. Currently the Wilkes Basin is only hold back by the Cook, Mertz, and the Ninnis glacier – the Cook Glacier shelf has already collapsed. There is also the Totten Glacier farther to the…