Category Archives: Global Climate Change

Global Space High Altitude Balloon Challenge

A wonderful gallery of pix from the recently concluded (April) High-Altitude Balloon competition, with entrants from around the world, from young makers to university students to engineers to old DIYers.

Gallery — Global Space Balloon Challenge via Adafruit.

We can’t look for an individual to replace him. Hansen is just one of a handful of people who built the whole foundation of current climate science.

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Not a moment too soon. After 46 years at Goddard Institute for Space Studies, the “grandfather of climate science” James Hansen is leaving NASA to focus more intensively on global climate change activism.

James Hansen retires from NASA : Nature News & Comment

We don’t want to see Obama walk in and just play small ball again [on climate change]. He really needs to take this innovation problem on head on.

Bill Nye’s Easy Guide to Global Climate Change

Through a simple step through of the science, Bill Nye brilliantly distills why climate change is real. Forget the Neanderthal skeptics. Forget calling it controversial or uncertain. It’s just simple science and there’s no more time to waste on debate.

Global Climate Change in 3 Minutes by Bill McKibben

 

Leading environmentalist and writer Bill McKibben explains how to talk to climate change skeptics in this three minute video (credit: The Daily Beast).

Chasing Ice Documentary Covers Glacial Meltdown

The OFFICIAL TRAILER for 2012 Sundance Award-Winning film “Chasing Ice,” opening in theaters starting November 2012.

In the spring of 2005, National Geographic photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Even with a scientific upbringing, Balog had been a skeptic about climate change and a cynic about the nature of academic research. But that first trip north opened his eyes to the biggest story in human history and sparked a challenge within him that would put his career and his very well-being at risk.