Posts Tagged ‘Climate Change’

The true climate impact of the shipping industry

April 14, 2022

Shipping produces about 3% of global emissions, more than all US coal plants. a DW News video by Christian Caurla.

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We’ll See Climate Disasters Even If We ‘Fix’ Global Warming

February 24, 2022

Even if we slow the climate crisis, our infrastructure isn’t up to the task of meeting the extreme weather to come. An Al Jazeera AJ+ video by Hangda Zhang.

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Migrants

February 18, 2022

“Migrants,” a short film by Zoé Devise, Hugo Caby, Antoine Dupriez, Aubin Kubiak, and Lucas Lermytte of France’s Pôle 3D school, 2021. Read their interview here.

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Stopping Forest Fires Has Made Them Worse

February 17, 2022

Decades of fire suppression and prevention practices have made forest fires even worse. A Vox video by Kimberly Mas.

Related:

“The hidden consequences of fire suppression,” U.S. Forest Service

“Wildfire: Let It Burn,” NotionsCapital

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Don’t Choose Extinction

October 29, 2021

Have you heard this one? A dinosaur walks into the UN General Assembly and says “Don’t Choose Extinction.” Just in time for the 2021 United Nations climate change conference (COP 26). And Halloween.

A message from the UNDP, which opposes the world’s $423 billion annual government fossil fuel subsidies. Read about it here.

More:

“Frankie the Dinosaur tells world not to ‘choose extinction’ in U.N. video urging climate action,” Amy Cheng, Washington Post

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Pizzly Bears

July 13, 2021

As their ice sheet hunting grounds melt due to global warming, polar bears are moving inland, and mating with the grizzly bears that live there.

More:

“Polar Bear-Grizzly Hybrids, Aka Pizzly Bears, May Be Growing More Common Due to Climate Crisis,” Alyse Stanley, Earther

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Global Warming Was Explained in 1856. By a Woman

July 5, 2021

Eunice Foote, a pioneer in the field of climate change, wrote about the heat-trapping effects of CO2 in 1856. She was ignored by history, perhaps because she also wrote about womens rights. A BBC video, animated by Peter Caires.

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Is It Too Late To Stop Climate Change?

March 12, 2021

Is It Too Late To Stop Climate Change? A Kurzgesagt (“In a Nutshell”) video.

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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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