Posts Tagged ‘Global Warming’

America’s Hottest City Tries to Cool Down

June 30, 2022

Phoenix, Arizona is trying to cool off. America’s hottest city is planting trees. A Vox video by Joss Fong.

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The Alpine Border Is Melting

June 10, 2022

Global Warming is changing the border between Switzerland and Italy. A melting glacier is moving an Italian ski lodge into Switzerland. A Vox video.

More:

“The Uncertain Fate of an Alpine Mountain Lodge,” Zoey Poll, The New Yorker

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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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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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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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