Daily Archives: January 24, 2019

Davos Panel: How to Escape Species Extinction?


Climate State
Published on Jan 24, 2019

Panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 23, 2019. Between 1970 and 2020, the world will have experienced a two-thirds decline in wildlife populations. What are the consequences of the loss of biodiversity for our survival? Speakers are Marco Lambertini (WWF), Naomi Oreskes (Harvard University), Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim (UNCCD), Inger Andersen (IUCN), and Ricken Patel (Avaaz). Source, https://www.weforum.org/events/world-…

The Metric that Matters: Carbon Output

Climate One
Published on Jan 24, 2019

Joshua Goldstein, Professor of International Relations and co-author of the book How Some Countries are Solving Climate Change, talks about the path to decarbonization – and how some countries are further along than others.

Looking Toward the (Decarbonization) Leaders

Climate One
Published on Jan 24, 2019

Leaders in decarbonization include Sweden, Ontario and France, says Staffan Qvist, co-author of A Bright Future: How Some Countries are Solving Climate Change. Could those transition stories offer some insights for the U.S.?

The Heat: Europe’s migration issue

CGTN America
Published on Jan 24, 2019

At least 170 people from North Africa are feared dead, after their boats sank in the Mediterranean Sea this past week during attempts to reach Europe. The United Nations Refugee Agency said more than 4,500 people have made the journey already this month, despite some European countries closing their borders. Italy said it will keep its ports closed in an attempt to deter human traffickers. Charlie Yaxley with the United Nations Refugee Agency said there’s been little progress and a fundamental lack of humanity from European countries dealing with the issue. To discuss all of this: Camille Le Coz is a policy analyst with the Migration Policy Institute Europe. Marco Gombacci is a political analyst and founder of The European Post. Mohamed Eljarh is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Libya Outlook- Research and Consultancy. Hamoud Salhi is a professor of political science and associate dean of International Education at California State University Dominguez Hills.

He wrote a Story on the Worst Scenarios of Climate Change

Climate State
Published on Aug 1, 2018

The Uninhabitable Earth is a New York magazine article by American journalist David Wallace-Wells published on July 9, 2017. The long-form article depicts a worst-case scenario of what might happen in the future due to global warming. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Uni…

Release at NYMag The Uninhabitable Earth http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/…

Scientists explain what New York Magazine article on “The Uninhabitable Earth” gets wrong https://climatefeedback.org/evaluatio…

David Wallace-Wells & Michael Mann (November 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfZbY…

Michael Mann Responds to ‘Uninhabitable Earth’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWeLP…

Classic: Ralph Cicerone, Roles for Scientists (2009)


Climate StatePublished on Jan 22, 2019

Ralph Cicerone (1943-2016), former President of the National Academy of Sciences outlines the challenges of climate change and the roles that science and scientists must play in meeting them.
Series: “Roger Revelle Centennial Symposium” Source: University of California Television (UCTV) https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_co…
Ralph Cicerone, former president of the National Academy of Sciences, has passed away at age 73 https://www.the-scientist.com/the-nut…
Ralph Cicerone https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_C…

UN Chief António Guterres on the State of our World


Climate State
Published on Jan 24, 2019

Special address by the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres at the World Economic Forum, January 24, 2019. Source, https://www.weforum.org/events/world-…