Posts Tagged ‘Climate Change’

Climate Change is Coming for Your Cup of Coffee

October 15, 2020

Coffee is grown by nearly 125 million farmers, from Latin America to Africa to Asia. As man-made climate change warms the atmosphere in places like Colombia, experts estimate the amount of land that can sustain coffee will fall 50 percent by 2050. It’s a crisis for consumers and cultivators alike. A Vox video.

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Worry About This Glacier

August 5, 2020

Antarctica’s remote Thwaites Glacier is the size of Florida. This “Doomsday Glacier” could be on the verge of a rapid collapse. A Vox video by Sam Ellis, Dion Lee, Joss Fong, and Melissa Hirsch.

Related:

“Italian homes evacuated over risk of Mont Blanc glacier collapse,” Angela Giuffrida, The Guardian

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Saving the Amazon’s Soul

July 2, 2020

Brazil backed out of hosting UN climate talks after the election of reactionary President Jair Bolsonaro, an alternative climate conference is taking place In the heart of the Amazon rainforest, in a region known as Middle Earth. A Guardian video.

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Australia’s Inferno and Africa’s Floods

March 5, 2020

Fires are normal in Australia. This year was off the charts. A Vox video by Danush Parvaneh, Madeline Marshall, and Kimberly Mas.

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Sustainable Aquaculture

October 17, 2019

Restorative ocean farming could play a vital role in helping our coastal communities, our oceans and our climate. A TED-Ed video by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Ph.D. and Megan Davis, directed by Biljana Labovic, and animated by Elsa Esteban, Marcos González, and Yuki Kijima.

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Time to Rebel

July 30, 2019

Greta Thunberg joins forces with The 1975 to address climate change. Proceeds to benefit Extinction Rebellion.

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“‘Time to rebel’: Greta Thunberg adds voice to new song by the 1975,” Laura Snapes, The Guardian

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What’s actually in the Green New Deal?

July 9, 2019

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“What’s actually in the Green New Deal, explained with a video,” Alvin Chang and Dion Lee, Vox

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Weather Channel Forecasts Total Devastation

May 23, 2019

The Weather Channel is forecasting total devastation along America’s coastlines in the year 2100 if climate change continues ar the current pace. Glaciers will crumble and melt, raising sea levels. Better visit Norfolk, Charleston, Miami, and New Orleans soon.

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Climate Change Is Making Hurricanes Worse

November 22, 2018

Climate change is making hurricanes worse. New York Times climate team reporter Kendra Pierre-Louis explains.

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Ocean acidification explained in 2 minutes

September 21, 2018

“Ocean acidification explained in 2 minutes,” a Grist video animated by Amelia Bates and written by Amelia Urry.

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