John Hofmeister discusses with Greg Dalton how the global climate crisis is a problem that needs political help to be solved. Hofmeister states that since the political system runs on 2 year intervals, it is difficult to solve the climate crisis our planet is suffering from. More from ClimateOne http://www.youtube.com/user/ClimateOne?feature=watchDetails
The Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) mission is the first satellite dedicated to the study of noctilucent clouds. Noctilucent clouds, sometimes called Polar Mesospheric Clouds, were first reported in 1885. Forming at altitudes above 50 miles, they are so faint that they can only be seen from the ground in the reflected light…Details
Before it is too late… a 2013 Climate State film.
Published on YouTube Aug 12, 2013: This is a visualization of the Arctic Death Spiral showing the evolution of the volume of sea-ice over time from 1979 to July 2013. Pitch of the notes are proportional to the average sea-ice volume for each month. Spectral filters are derived from the average sea-ice volume for each…Details
Published on YouTube Nov 16, 2012: Extreme Ice Survey’s James Balog captured dramatic footage of disappearing Arctic ice. Related World’s Changing Glaciers “Chasing Ice” (2012)Details
Published on YouTube Aug 12, 2013: Scientists say methane levels are high in waters near New Zealand, likely because of a worm habitat, creating tunnels to release the methane from the ocean floor.
By PIK: 07/15/2013 – Greenhouse gases emitted today will cause sea level to rise for centuries to come. Each degree of global warming is likely to raise sea level by more than 2 meters in the future, a study now published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows. While thermal expansion of…Details
I previously looked at the science and commercial usage of Methane Hydrate, at freshwater influx in the Arctic Circle and asked Does Freshwater Runoff in the Arctic change Ocean Circulation to Unlock Methane Hydrate in the Deep Ocean? This post covers: Identification of possible mechanism which could eventually release vast quantities of shallow Methane Hydrate…Details
Published on YouTube Aug 6, 2013: RICHMOND — More than 2,000 people marched Saturday through the streets of Richmond to the gates of the Chevron refinery, where 210 people were arrested as part of a protest against the oil giant and other fossil fuel companies. Chanting “arrest Chevron,” protesters sat in front of the refinery…Details
Sunday 11 August 2013: In Mertzon and Barnhart in western Texas, the worst drought in two generations is choking the water supply. Water shortages are raising tensions between locals and the fracking industry. Drilling for shale gas uses up to 8m gallons of water each time a well is fracked. Suzanne Goldenberg reports. ClimateDeskDetails
The flood is the third in the region, left vulnerable by a recent wildfire, this year. Colorado flash flood leaves 1 dead, 3 missing Major Cleanup Underway After Flash Flooding Friday’s flash floods were Manitou Springs’ worst disaster in decadesDetails
Howard Brown, August 8 2013: In his book, “The Inquisition of Climate Science,” James Lawrence Powell takes a penetrating look at the subject of “my experts are smarter than yours.” Powell has a Ph.D. in geochemistry and is a scientific and educational heavyweight. Opposition to climate change has reached a point where deniers cherry-pick fragmentary scientific…Details