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Inside the minds of Trump voters: do they really all believe climate change was invented by China? – Climate & Environment at Imperial Republican rhetoric, communist hoax and voter psychology; Geraldine Satre Buisson, a PhD student on the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Partnership at Imperial College London, looks across the pond at the United States’ attitudes towards … Continue reading

Tipping Points & Extinction Events

The Big Picture RT Published on Oct 9, 2013 Dr. Peter Ward, University of Washington joins Thom Hartmann. What can the mass extinctions of the past tell us about our future?

Sea level rise – fact & fiction: John Englander at TEDxBocaRaton

TEDx Talks Published on Jun 11, 2014 Sea level is rising for the first time in thousands of years. Oceanographer John Englander, author of “High Tide On Main Street” explains why it is unstoppable, regardless of efforts to be ‘green’ … Continue reading

Are You “Climate Ready” Boston? (& New York? Philadelphia? Baltimore? Washington?…+ London? Hong Kong? Lagos? Cairo?, …etc?) | EV & N – 237 – CCTV American coastal cities are beginning to experience a changing climate through extreme weather, and sea level rise will make this acute as years and decades pass.  Most coastal cities in the United States will be flooded on … Continue reading

Senate Threatens Climate With Proposal to Revoke Methane Pollution Rules | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

  Oil Industry’s Voluntary Efforts Won’t Curb Dangerously Potent Greenhouse Gas WASHINGTON – A Senate effort to repeal methane pollution standards for oil and gas operations on America’s public lands will cost taxpayers millions, accelerate climate change and increase asthma … Continue reading

From “Alternative Facts” to Alternative Reality: Have Our Leaders (and the “Media” following them) Lost Their Grip on Reality? | EV & N 236 – CCTV While the press was busy playing stenographer to the bafoonery of President Trump with his illegal directives and nefarious advisers, the Senate, the Republican-controlled Senate with its lock-step collective action, confirmed the largest coup d’état in the history of … Continue reading

Winning Battles and Losing the War: Populist Politics and The War on Science | EV & N 235 – CCTV Populist politicians around the world have won elections by waging a war against science. Unfortunately, all of humanity becomes the victim of these skirmishes. Eventually, of course, populist politicians lose these wars because nature “bats last” and physics … Continue reading

A Discussion with Naomi Oreskes & Steven Chu (December 2016)

Understanding Climate Change Published on Jan 9, 2017 Fair Use: Educational (December 2016)

An Economy for the 99%: It’s time to build a human economy that benefits everyone, not just the privileged few | Oxfam GB | Policy & Practice

New estimates show that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world. As growth benefits the richest, the rest of society – especially the poorest – suffers. The very design of our economies and … Continue reading

Tracing the Past, Envisioning the Future: Mapping the Earth for Human Survival in a Climate-Changed World | EV & N 234 | CCTV We need to develop citizen-scientist alliances to learn from past extreme weather and plan for what is coming in a climate-changed world.