Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

Former VP Al Gore on alarming U.N. climate report: ‘We have a global emergency’

PBS NewsHour

Published on Oct 12, 2018

In an exclusive interview with the PBS NewsHour, climate change advocate and former Vice President Al Gore tells Judy Woodruff that we are on the brink of a “global emergency.”

World needs to make near-revolutionary change to avoid imminent climate disaster. Is there hope?


PBS NewsHour

Published on Oct 8, 2018

Unless we immediately reduce the burning of coal and oil and gas that drive up global temperatures, a new UN report warns the world will suffer tremendous consequences as early as 2040. William Brangham talks with Rafe Pomerance of the Woods Hole Research Center and Gavin Schmidt from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

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Peter Wadhams – Cost Of Action


Tim Bob
Published on Oct 14, 2018

Dr. Wadhams reviews the 2018 IPCC Report.

EXCLUSIVE! Dr. Peter Wadhams on IPCC SR 1.5 Report (short version)


UPFSI
Published on Oct 9, 2018

We are first to publish Peter Wadhams’ views on the latest IPCC SR 1.5 Report on the urgency of staying within 1.5oC target. See extended version at https://youtu.be/Hx0C6VV6szI While they are more realistic in their sense of urgency, they are still underestimating, but this time they are closer to reality with their models and limitations placed upon them by the very policy makers they are supposed to advise.

Extended EXCLUSIVE with Peter Wadhams on IPCC SR 1.5 Report

UPFSI
Published on Oct 11, 2018

Here is the extended version Peter Wadhams’ views on the latest IPCC SR 1.5 Report. While the sense of urgency they transmit is much more realistic, they are still underestimating. There is still over-reliance on models that omit certain feedbacks. While they are sincere in their work, we have to remember the pressures placed upon them by the policy makers they are supposed to advise.