Daily Archives: May 27, 2018

The UN, the UNA and Climate: Looking Ahead to Paris COP 21 in December 2015 | EV & N 176 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20150222-EV&N-176a-Link.html

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If the voice of youth is not heard and taken seriously in the COP 21 in Paris, there is little hope for humanity’s survival.  Young global citizens from around the world need to become engaged in and embark upon transition studies wherever they are located.

To download slides for Professor Weiskel‘s presentation click here:

For individual references within Professor Weiskel‘s presentation see:

For further elaboration of “Transition Studies” see:

Links to Cambridge Community Television include:

For full sequence of UNA presentations see:

The Great Leap Backwards: The Breathtaking Failure of U.S. Political Leadership on Global Climate Change | EV & N 175 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20150208-EV&N-175-Link.html
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The U.S. Congress has demonstrated a truly shocking failure of leadership over the last 27 years on climate change.  This requires an explanation.

See related discussions on climate leadership:

and further discussion at:

Related discussions of “leadership” on climate and environment issues can be found through a series of programs from the Cambridge Climate Research Associates (CCRA)  and Cambridge Community Television (USA).

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Climate Change – We Now Know The Point of No Return


The Big Picture RT
Published on Oct 11, 2013

Scientists have now found a way to predict when we’ve reached the global warming point-of-no-return. So – isn’t time we started talking about the “E” word – extinction?

Richard Manning on catastrophic agriculture, population overshoot, industrial civilization


FFF
Published on Mar 27, 2018

Complete and slightly edited interview footage with Richard Manning in 2005, in preparation for the feature-length documentary What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire, from Timothy S. Bennett and Sally Erickson.

Food-matters,

Bending the Curve: Climate Change Solutions: Prof V Ramanathan (May 2018)


Understanding Climate Change
Published on May 26, 2018

Lecture starts at 7:12. Slightly annoying mic issue fixed at 14:50

BBC News Weather bank holiday forecast: Severe thunderstorms to HIT UK during 30C HEATWAVE


Climate Change News
Published on May 27, 2018
BBC News Weather bank holiday forecast: Severe thunderstorms to HIT UK during 30C HEATWAVE.
SEVERE thunderstorms will clash with an expected heatwave bank holiday weekend, with parts of the UK set to reach a sizzling 30C, according to the latest weather forecasts from the Met Office and BBC News.
The UK is set to experience an unusual combination of weather events this bank holiday with a heatwave forecast of 30C across the UK as well as heavy rain and severe thunderstorms.

The sweltering temperature is set to bake the south-east of England and parts of Wales despite ongoing thunderstorms, creating “very humid” conditions for the weekend.

Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms will start later today before intensifying over Saturday and Sunday, according to the latest Met Office forecast.
The UK is set to experience an unusual combination of weather events this bank holiday with a heatwave forecast of 30C across the UK as well as heavy rain and severe thunderstorms.

The sweltering temperature is set to bake the south-east of England and parts of Wales despite ongoing thunderstorms, creating “very humid” conditions for the weekend.

Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms will start later today before intensifying over Saturday and Sunday, according to the latest Met Office forecast.
He explained: “The storms across Spain and up into France could impact us over bank holiday weekend.

“For the remainder of today, it will remain quite cloudy, with some outbreaks of rain which could be heavy and thunderstorms across England and Wales.

“The temperatures will get higher throughout the weekend, and by Sunday there are possibilities of 28C in the south-east of England and 24C in Scotland.

“There is that possibility of thunder and rain as the storms track up from Spain, so be prepared over the bank holiday weekend.”
The Met Office were more optimistic in their predictions, as Martin Young, deputy chief meteorologist, predicted temperatures pushing 30C in southern and central parts of England and Wales.

He said: “There is a 50/50 chance we may see the warmest day of the year so far at some point towards the end of the weekend.”

St. James Park in London currently holds the record for the warmest day of the year in 2018, with 29.1 °C recorded on 19th April.

Another Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern added: “As temperatures warm, we could spark off a few thunderstorms for East Anglia and the south-east.
“This could be severe weather, it could be very hit or miss but where they do occur lightning and some hale could make an appearance.

“It’s actually northern England and north Wales that will see some heavy rain and thunderstorms first thing on Saturday, but they will fade away and for much of the country as we begin the weekend there will be plenty of sunshine and very warm sunshine as well.

“The highest humidities in the south will bring the greatest risk of thunderstorms on Sunday.

“There are signs Northern Ireland, parts of Wales, southern and southwestern England on Sunday could be at the risk of some intense thunderstorms.”

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