Don Cheadle talks about why he cares about climate change and what he’s seen while working on this series. Subscribe to the Years of Living Dangerously channel for more clips: http://s.sho.com/YearsYouTube Official site: http://www.sho.com/yearsoflivingdange… The Years Project: http://yearsoflivingdangerously.com/ Follow: https://twitter.com/YEARSofLIVING Like: https://www.facebook.com/YearsOfLiving Watch on Showtime Anytime: http://s.sho.com/1hoirn4Details
Ken Caldeira: We had a paper come out comparing effects of natural gas versus coal plants, aimed at understanding how much methane leakage there could be from natural gas before it caused more near-term warming than coal. The answer depends on how efficient the different power plants are, but one thing that is clear is…Details
Global News – Wed, Dec 3: California is a story of extremes. A powerful Pacific storm swept through the parched state, bringing heavy rain that triggered mudslides and cause major damage. Jackson Proskow has the story.
CNN: Stanford University has already decided it will no longer directly invest in coal mining companies because it has a responsibility to consider “corporate policies or practices (that) create substantial social injury.” Harvard is fighting climate change, too. The university has an enviably small carbon footprint and its scientists are among the most respected for…Details
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: In today’s EPW Committee Hearing, Dr. Drew Shindell, PhD discusses the overwhelming evidence of climate change. He notes that evidence such as shrinking ice caps, rising oceans, and rising temperatures are seen by satellites. Related The Guardian: Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) introduced a climate bill in the US…Details
From Bill Mckibben’s acceptance speech for the Right Livlihood Award in Stockholm. ClimateCrocks: Above, Bill Mckibben accepts the Swedish Parliament’s Right Livelihood Award, known as the “alternative Nobel” prize. He describes signs of a rising global movement on climate, and the fraying edges of the Fossil Fuel front. Related The gas tax has been fixed…Details
In the past decade, we’ve fracked 80,000+ wells in the United States. More at http://www.shalebubble.orgDetails
Peter Sinclair interviewed Dr Rahmstorf in Reykjavik, 2013.
Vermont organic farmer Will Allen (and author of The War on Bugs) used Soil Reef biochar in different places and in different application rates at his Cedar Circle farm. He found the growth differences in his sunflowers and beans to be very significant. Join Biochar Bob in this quick look at the results and see…Details
Christiana Figueres responds to journalists, selected parts from the Lima Climate Change Conference – press briefing, December 1st, 2014. Source: UNFCCC Executive Secretary and COP20/CMP10 President http://unfccc6.meta-fusion.com/cop20/events/2014-12-01-16-30-united-nations-framework-convention-on-climate-change/unfccc-executive-secretary-and-cop20-cmp10-president Related Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change IPCC Working Group III Contribution to AR5 http://mitigation2014.org/ UN official calls fossil fuels ‘high-risk’ investment http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/225686-un-official-calls-fossil-fuels-high-risk-investment Oil Investors May Be…Details
The award-winning Canadian journalist, international activist and best-selling author (The Shock Doctrine, No Logo) depicts climate change as more than an “issue.” It’s a civilizational wake-up call delivered in the language of fires, floods, storms and droughts. It demands that we challenge the dominant economic policies of deregulated capitalism and endless resource extraction. Climate change…Details