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Attenborough: “Climate Change Is Real and Deadly”
Sir David Attenborough speaks up unequivocally with no holds barred. He states leaders are in denial, that climate change threatens humanity and that the evidence is overwhelming.
“Dumbest” Climate Change Remarks By Conservative Right
Believe or disbelieve, these may tickle one’s climatological fancy and perhaps for some, spawn incredulity.
Climate Scientists: Be Emotionally Charged!
If one wishes to get their point across, one might consider this article.
Monarch Butterflies Soon Endangered – 90% Gone
It would be a devastating blow to see the end of the magnificent, annual migrations of the Monarch butterfly and to see their numbers dwindle away to nothing. Planting their favourites in the Northern climes may help…
Losing Mt. Ranier To Climate Change
There is the possibility that this national treasure could be lost.
Permanent Delaware-sized Methane Plume Over the West
It is huge and growing, and was a shock to NASA scientists.
MIT Team’s New Super Battery May Help Renewables
This washing-machine-sized battery may store very large amounts of renewable energy.
Chinese App To Shame Polluters In China
In China, an environmental activist has created an “app” to inform the public of egregious polluters.
The Pope Supports Climate Change & Angers Deniers
The Pope takes a definite position on climate change.
China: $32 Billion Company to Help Reduce Pollution
More evidence on China’s proactive stance on climate change and pollution.
California Drought Could Be “Catastrophic” For Wildlife
Death rates could be quite troubling…
Ice-free Arctic Could Be Just Six Years Away
This may be happening much more quickly than many scientists could have predicted.
Methane Leaking Profusely Offshore Siberian Permafrost
As global temperatures warm, arctic permafrost and shallow seabeds begin to melt releasing methane gas at greater and greater levels. Methane has over 20 times the potency of CO2 as a greenhouse gas.
Oil, Coal, Gas Soon Worthless?
Renewable energy sources pricings may soon be plummetting. Could it be that energy moguls and titans are scrambling to use up oil reserves as renewables begin to take center stage?
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December 17, 2014 NOAA Climate Update
Rising air and sea temperatures continue to trigger changes in the Arctic. The Arctic is warming at twice the rate of anywhere else on Earth. [NOAA Link]
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Attenborough: "Climate Change Is Real and Deadly"
Leaders In Denial
"Dumbest" Climate Change Remarks By Conservative Right...
Climate Scientists: Be Emotionally Charged!...
Monarch Butterflies Soon Endangered - 90% Gone...
Losing Mt. Ranier To Climate Change...
Permanent Delaware-sized Methane Plume Over the West...
MIT Team's New Super Battery May Help Renewables...
More Liquid Battery Information From Stanford University...
Chinese App To Shame Polluters In China...
The Pope Supports Climate Change & Angers Deniers...
China: $32 Billion Company to Help Reduce Pollution...
California Drought Could Be "Catastrophic" For Wildlife...
Ice-free Arctic Could Be Just Six Years Away...
Methane Leaking Profusely Offshore Siberian Permafrost...
Oil, Coal, Gas Soon Worthless?...
Climate Change: Bad Tasting Seafood?...
Arctic Heating Twice As Fast As Rest of Planet...
Humor: Illustrated Guide To Climate Deniers & Trolls...
More Positive News On the Climate Front...
Scientist: Chinook Salmon May Be Wiped Out...
Now Only 5 White Northern Rhinos Left...
Tampa Readers' Poll: 30% Believe Global Warming Is a Lie...
An Atmospheric "River" Is Flooding Parts of California...
Arctic Sea Ice Maintains Levels In 2014...
California Rain Storms Offer Some Relief From Drought...
Cheap Oil May Destroy Green Revolution...
A Mystery of Turtle Strandings In Cape Code...
Holding Back the Desert With Great Wall of Trees In China...
Calif Drought: Despite Rain, Water Buckets & Arsenic
Also: Drought Remains Despite 10 Inches Rain...
George Shultz, Reagan's Sec'ty Of State: "Potential Results Catastrophic"
Shultz came to realize the urgency of the climate crisis after speaking with a former member of the U.S. military...
Arms' Reach of 'Dangerous' Levels of Global Warming.
We are now officially in arm’s reach of "dangerous" levels of global warming.
Hotter Weirder Climate Changing Earth
It's gotten hotter, more polluted with heat-trapping gases, more crowded and just downright wilder.
Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price
In some markets renewable generation is now cheaper than coal or natural gas...
Peru's Climate Change Conference, Lima 2014, (COP20)
The Real Outcome of the Lima Talks
RESULTS: No Final Climate Accord
Last Day Summary
COP20 News Headlines
COP20 Highlights, Daily Updates
COP20 Webcasts and Videos
Clash of Rich and Poor Nations
How To Make Sense of the Lima Talks
Bloomberg's Guide To the Lima Talks
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Why the 2015 Paris Climate Summit Must NOT Fail
No more time?
Climate Scientists Heartfelt Letters
Handwritten letters by climate scientists...
Sell Your Crap, Pay Off Debt, Do What You Love
Methane Hydrates and Contemporary Climate Change
Excellent article on methane...
Earth 2100 - Is this the final century of our civilization?
More and more are saying, yes.
People Say Weather Little Indication of Climate Change
People are feeling weather is irrelevant.
World Bank: Big Climate Change Is Coming
The financial sector knows.
8 Major Reasons why 2014 Crucial For Global CO2
There are positives this year.
HUGE Fossil Fuel Subsidies Holding Back Renewables
Unfairness in the market...
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Stunning NASA Visualization
"My work on the potential impacts of climate change on species and ecosystems has made it clear that the human species is now threatened..." ~ Dr. Lesley Hughes
Above: For the third month this year, the world's oceans set a record for the warmest they have ever been since records began, according to NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).
Above: Significant Climate Anomalies and Events, September, 2014, NOAA.
Peter Cox, Climate Scientist, Exeter University
Emergency and Disaster Information Service
Dr. Guy McPherson & climate scientist Paul Beckwith present their stark views on their appraisals for upcoming climate change in the near future.
UN CLIMATE SPEECH By Leonardo DiCaprio
"I am not a scientist, but I don't need to be. Because the world's scientific community has spoken, and they have given us our prognosis, if we do not act together, we will surely perish."
Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks Openly Before the UN - A Compelling Montage - Music By Hans Zimmer
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Years of Living Dangerously
Are you having difficulty with your significant other understanding climate change and the associated effects of GHGs? Do you feel that you aren't getting your message across in a manner that stresses that climate change is affecting us now? This series premiere demonstrates how folks are being affected by job losses, how people are entering civil wars, how elephants are being poisoned, and goes into explaining WHY these things are happening. Watch this with family members who doubt what is going on around us:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brvhCnYvxQQ
Reese Jones Interviews With Dr. Guy McPherson:
Videos and Writings On Guy McPherson.com
Youtube Complete Playlist: Dr. Guy McPherson Complete Climate Change Series
Nature Bats Last:
Global Climate Change: The Evidence and Our Options by Dr. Lonnie Thompson
PBS Global Warming The Signs and the Science:
If warmings of 10 C were really to occur in next three centuries, the area of land likely rendered uninhabitable by heat stress would dwarf that affected by rising sea level. Heat stress thus deserves more attention as a climate-change impact.
The Biggest Story on Earth - Mass Extinction? Elizabeth Colberthttp://www.nytimes.com...impact-on-the-environment.html?_r=1
Wet Bulb - Upper Limit of Human Adaptability
Heat stress imposes a robust upper limit to such adaptation. Peak heat stress, quantified by the wet-bulb temperature TW, is surprisingly similar across diverse climates today.
Exponential function: Al Bartlett; Full Lecture:
Naomi Klein/Brad Werner
Every other element environmental regulation, even science is too embedded in the dominant economic system.
Paul Beckwith - Peer Review Climate Science:
Climate Change Irreversible
If All the Ice Melted...http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/rising-seas/if-ice-melted-map
How To Deal With Climate Denialists
Short YouTube Vid with measured CO2 levels over the past 800,000 years
Sustainability and Climate Change Library facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Sustainability-and-Climate-Change...
"Last Hours" Documentary
There is no Tomorrow: Animation Covering Infinite Growth Peak Oil, etc.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOMWzjrRiBg
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, List of publications
The World Bank - Climate Change
Royal Society: Collapse of Civilisation - Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich
Global Carbon Atlas:
Schneider: Is the Science "Settled"?
Informative breakdown of how difficult climate science is to understand and predict.(February 4, 2010) Stephen Schneider, (RIP) professor of biology at Stanford and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, unpacks the political and scientific debates surrounding climate change.
Some topics covered.
1.) The process of how data is compiled and published. (peer review process)
2.) How data is misunderstood and misrepresented by deniers by selective inattention to inconvenient components of a data set.
3.) Principles of decision analysis to elements of understanding how a system works before you have all the data.
4.) Unpredictable tipping
CLIMATE REANALYZER with new feature -
A climate analyzer resource from Harold H. Hensel
In lower left corner, click on NEW: View in Google Earth
Climate change and pollution viewer.
Michael C. Ruppert's Impassioned Final Announcement Lifeboat Hour 12/29/13Full Transcript
Jeremy Jackson: Ocean Apocalypse
Jeremy Jackson is Senior Scientist Emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution and Professor of Oceanography Emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He studies human impacts on the oceans and the ecology and paleoecology of tropical and subtropical marine ecosystems. Jackson is author of more than 150 scientific publications and eight books. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and American Association for the Advancement of Science. Jackson has received numerous prizes and awards including most recently the Peterson Medal from Harvard University, the Paleontological Medal, the BBVA International Prize in Ecology and Conservation, and the Society for Conservation Biology LaRoe Award for Outstanding Contributions to Conservation Biology. Jackson's work on historical overfishing and the collapse of coastal ecosystems was chosen by Discover magazine as the outstanding scientific achievement of 2001. Island Press just published his latest book, Shifting Baselines: The Past and Future of Ocean Fisheries, in August 2011.
What may happen with a 4 degree rise...
Implications of a global climate change of 4+ degrees for people, ecosystems and the earth system
International Climate Conference 28-30 September 2009, Oxford, UKhttp://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/4degrees/downloads/abstractbook.pdf
A working version of the late Dr. Bartlett's lecture on the exponential function: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOrvGDRLT7A
Climate Game Changer
Prof Malte Meinshausen describes the melting of West Antarctica Ice sheets. www.breakthrough2014.org
Chris Sanders (Sanders Research Associates LTD) - Financial Implications For The New Energy Era - New Energy Era Forum 2012
Peak mining & implications for natural resource management - Simon Michaux
Video - Is Earth on the Edge of Runaway Warming?
Radio Interview 8mins 10th April 2014:
Thom Hartmann Show 4th April 2014 fast forward to 30 mins:
Arctic Death Spiral and the Methane Time
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