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Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

Chasing Coral Film Review

Chasing Coral Film Review

Chasing Coral (2017: 1+33 min) was partly inspired by the documentary film Chasing Ice, after it was discovered that a situation was happening below the surface of the world’s oceans that was just as dramatic as what was being witnessed by receding glaciers globally. The film was beautifully shot in HD and captures for the [Continue]

Climate Change Opinions of USA Candidates

Climate Change Opinions of USA Candidates

The current leaders of the race to be the next President of the USA differ when it comes to the topic of Climate Change and Global Warming. Bernie Sanders: June 28 2015, Sen. Sanders tweeted, “The scientific community has been extremely clear. We must take bold action to address climate change.” Hillary Clinton: January 20, [Continue]

Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar Speech about Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar Speech about Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio wins Academy Award for Best Actor in The Revenant, but gives the stage to Climate Change and Global Warming, during his Oscar acceptance speech. Full transcript of Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar acceptance speech: Thank you all so very much. Thank you to the Academy, thank you to all of you in this room. I [Continue]

Sen. Jim Inhofe Gets PWND on Climate Change

Sen. Jim Inhofe Gets PWND on Climate Change

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) after blocking a resolution that would have acknowledged the reality of climate change gets PWND by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) with a reality check. It is so distressing that there are still such a large number of government representatives in the US Senate and House of Representatives that wish to continue to [Continue]

NASA Releases OCO-2 Carbon Satellite Image

NASA Releases OCO-2 Carbon Satellite Image

NASA’s new Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) can for the first time help identify and visualize carbon sources (emitters) and sinks (absorbers), and takes 100 times more measurements (100,000 per day) than the previous best instrument in space the Japanese GEOS-5 satellite launched in 2009. The ocean and plants on land emit more than 20 [Continue]

Record Temperatures in Alaska 2014

Record Temperatures in Alaska 2014

Alaska gets silently baked in 2014 but the world does’t really hear about it. Global Warming and Climate Change have most certainly arrived in Alaska, but the world won’t be hearing any loud alarms sounding because of Alaska’s ties to the fossil fuel industry. About the only thing the public hears on TV (especially in [Continue]

Climate Gas Pump Warning Labels Arrive

Climate Gas Pump Warning Labels Arrive

The City Council of Berkeley California in the San Francisco Bay area passed a citywide ordinance (November, 18, 2014) to require Climate Change Warning labels at fuel dispensing facilities. The new Climate Change and Global Warming law is the first to go in effect in the USA. The warning labels for fossil fuel pumps are [Continue]

Rockefellers Divest Millions From Fossil Fuels

Rockefellers Divest Millions From Fossil Fuels

The Rockefeller family—the heirs of Standard Oil divest from fossil fuels due to climate change. The Rockefellers released a Divestment statement for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF), with assets of $860 million in assets is a private charitable foundation established in 1940. The board of trustees in 2010 made a commitment up to 10 percent [Continue]

Largest Swedish Pension Fund Divests from Fossil Fuel

Largest Swedish Pension Fund Divests from Fossil Fuel

AP2 has announced plans to divest $116 million USD (SEK 840 million) worth of fossil fuel holdings in an effort to ward off the “financial risk” of climate change. Fossil Fuel investments being removed from their investment portfolio include oil and coal companies. The Second AP Fund (AP2) is one of northern Europe’s largest pension [Continue]

China and USA Carbon Emission Agreement

China and USA Carbon Emission Agreement

In a surprise announcement the USA and China agree to cap Carbon emissions with ambitious plans to mitigate Climate Change. Chinese President Xi Jinping and USA President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday November 12, 2014 to reduce greenhouse emissions. China and the USA are the two largest carbon and greenhouse gas polluters on the planet [Continue]

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