Eminent Arctic and Ocean Physics scientist, Dr. Peter Wadhams, and Dr. Maria Pia Casarini discuss the possibility that it’s ‘game over’ for the climate. Hosted by Stuart Scott, at COP22 Marrakesh. Please watch and share.
Members of Traverse City Central High School’s SEA (Students for Environmental Advocacy) Club traveled to DC to attend the Citizens’ Climate Lobby national conference and to meet with their Representative, Congressman Jack Bergman on the issue of climate change. Citizens’ Climate Lobby: Homepage House Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus: Climate Solutions Caucus Press Release: https://curbelo.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=1694
A dark comedy remix mash-up bonanza about the end of industrial civilization. Created by Dean Puckett http://www.graspthenettlefilm.com/ & Nafeez Ahmed https://www.patreon.com/nafeez Animations by Lucca Benney Based on the Book by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed https://twitter.com/NafeezAhmed Like the book on which it is based, the film consists of seven parts which explore the interconnected dynamic of global […]
Talk by Paul Hawken editor of the new book “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming” recorded April 21st at Town Hall Seattle.
“Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it’s happening to about two-thirds of the world’s grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes […]
Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday; or that chopping wood and carrying water would have gotten people out of Tsarist prisons; or that dancing around a fire would have helped put in place the Voting Rights Act […]
Dr. James Hansen and his granddaughter, Sophie Kivlehan, confront the world leaders with the truth of the burden being placed on young people. (RCP is defined here https://youtu.be/4dSe1vCHUto?t=7m0s) You will find this Climate Matters show, videotaped at COP-23 in Bonn, Germany, to be most pertinent and pointed.
Dr. James Hansen and his legal advisor, Daniel Galpern, Esq., discuss making the fossil fuel companies, the ‘Carbon Majors’, pay for the damage they have done to society, not only in terms of climate change and all of its impacts, but also health impacts. This Climate Matters show, videotaped at COP-23 in Bonn, Germany, furthers […]
Climate Matters – In this show from COP-23, James Hansen and Michael Shellenberger present a compelling case for re-evaluating the role that a modern generation of nuclear power must play in the world’s energy mix if we are to avert a climate catastrophe of immense proportions. Be prepared to have some of your own personal […]
James Hansen, Pam Peterson, and Philip Duffy join us to discuss how the hesitancy among scientists to express the gravity of our situation is a major block to our understanding and response to climate change, The reticence results from a combination of factors: political pressure, institutional conservatism, the desire to avoid controversy, aspiring to objectivity, […]
In this Climate Matters show live from COP-23 in Bonn, Kevin Anderson of Britain’s Tyndall Center and Hugh Hunt of Cambridge University, go at it in a lively discussion of all the loose talk happening about climate change and the lack of meaningful action. A lively and light conversation for a very serious and weighty […]
Words of Wisdom by Albert Einstein A quote by Einstein: A human being is a part of the whole, called by us “Universe”, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is […]
Why meditation may be important in the battle against climate change. In order to succeed in the battle agains climate change, global awareness raising is crucial. And to be effective, I believe outer and inner awareness raising must go hand in hand. Meditative/spiritual practices, creating links between the individual, the spiritual self and the planet, […]
From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam — none of which can be recycled. Frustrated by this waste of resources and landfill space, Ashton Cofer and his science fair teammates developed a heating treatment to break down used Styrofoam into something useful. Check […]
A very strong statement by the photographer Sebastião Salgado about the planet, the destructive behaviour by the human species, and what we need to do. Economics PhD Sebastião Salgado only took up photography in his 30s, but the discipline became an obsession. His years-long projects beautifully capture the human side of a global story that […]
Part of the process of re-imaging Christchurch is taking a look at our place in the world, and in particular the rapid cultural shifts we’ve seen in the short existence of the city that urbanisation and the shift in economics have driven. One presenter who can help inform us about these issues is Helena Norberg-Hodge. […]
http://www.weforum.org/ Important summary of the global food crisis from World Economic Forum.
“We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis,” says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it’s time to overcome longstanding fears of the technology, and why he and other environmentalists believe it’s past time to embrace nuclear as a viable […]
What do you do when your tiny, idyllic coral atoll is a few mere metres above the Pacific Ocean, the waters are rising, and your biggest neighbour won’t acknowledge that it may be a contributor to the cause – or even that there is a problem? “High Tide in Tuvalu” gives us an islanders’ perspective […]
Almost half of the carbon dioxide we put into the atmosphere disappears, and it’s not entirely clear where it’s going. Careful measurements of CO2 flux in a mature New England forest show that while the forest is still taking up CO2, the rate changes from year to year. Will it continue to be taken up […]
Higher concentrations of CO2 are not enough to explain the extremely warm temperatures of 50 million years ago. A model shows that low-level clouds over the Arctic, triggered by increased humidity from a warmer Pacific, might hold the answer to why the Earth was dramatically warmer at this time in its history. Running time: 04:05