Published on Dec 10, 2014: Climate science explained in 60 seconds by the Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences. During the last 200 years, human activities such as the burning of fossil fuels have increased concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere by 40%. If unchecked, continuing emissions will warm up the planet…Details
So almost 1 year ago the Scotland and English coast saw extreme stormy weather, with winds gusting up to 80 mph (BBC reported). Now warnings have been issued by weather services: STV.TV: Forecasters have warned of disruption to ferry travel as winds hit speeds of up to 80mph in the north west of Scotland. The…Details
November 2014: With the Republican Senate victory Tuesday came the slow realization that Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), a man who literally wrote the book on climate change denial, was poised to takeover the Environment and Public Works Committee. On Thursday night, Stephen Colbert used Inhofe’s views as a jumping off point to examine the GOP’s…Details
The Weather Channel and InsideClimate News teamed up to investigate the problem of exploding railcars in “Boom: America’s Explosive Oil-by-Rail Problem.” The documentary accompanies an investigation by reporters Marcus Stern and Sebastian Jones, who explain why federal regulations to protect the public have been stalled by the railroads and the oil industry. Read the full…Details
A 2014 National Geographic documentary takes a look at climate solutions.
The New York Times: In Climate Deal With China, Obama May Set 2016 Theme WASHINGTON — President Obama’s landmark agreement with China to cut greenhouse gas pollution is a bet by the president and Democrats that on the issue of climate change, American voters are far ahead of Washington’s warring factions and that the environment…Details
The George Washington University: Over the past year, the defense and intelligence communities have issued a slew of reports making it clear that climate change is here and having real impacts on national security. Narrated by Matt Damon, Extreme Realities focuses on recent political conflicts and severe weather events throughout the world. The film will…Details
Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about why he cares about climate change and explains his worldwide crusade to make an impact.
Jessica Alba talks about her commitment to sustainability.
Mythbusters build transparent boxes, filled some with carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4), then monitored temperature differences.
Arctic and Antarctic sea ice are both affected by climate change, but the two poles of Earth are behaving in intriguingly different ways. Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Why Increasing Antarctic Sea Ice Doesn’t Mean Climate Change Isn’t Happening http://www.businessinsider.com/antarctic-sea-ice-climate-change-2014-12Details
Harrison Ford talks about why he cares about climate change and why things have to change.