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    A remarkable series of rebuttals to climate contrarians/deniers/"faux-skeptics" has appeared on The Conversation, an Australian academic site:  "The debate... More »

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Michael Mann - Video on Science and Denial Last Updated on 2014-10-07 16:02:04 Michael Mann's AGU Chapman Conference talk (2013) "The Battle to Communicate Climate Change: Lessons from the Front Lines" --------- Talk (2014): The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars go to top ------ More »
Lima Climate Conference Dec 2014 (COP 20) Last Updated on 2014-10-07 07:58:14 COP 20. Lima. "The cornerstone for commitment to the future of our climate." Agenda Green Investment 2013 Highlights Video References ----------------------- Agenda | Opening Keynote Addresses | Panel 1: Putting a Price on Carbon | Panel 2: Sustainable Investment Strategies for Adaptation & Mitigation | Panel 3: ‘The Decarbonised City’: Enabling Sustainable Urbanisation | Panel 4: Achieving a Low Carbon Rural Landscape Go to top ---------------- Green Investment Climate Action establishes and builds partnerships between business, government and public bodies to accelerate international sustainable development and advance the ‘green economy’. We do this by providing a global media and events platform across which stakeholders can share knowledge, technologies and expertise, and... More »
The Contrarians? Full article with references Last Updated on 2014-06-15 07:53:39   Climate Contrarians AKA climate science deniers or climate "faux" skeptics spread disinformation about climate and try to prevent responsible climate risk management. Information for this rather comprehensive article is drawn from the many sources and links in the text. Who are the contrarians? What is the contrarian Agenda? What do contrarians Say about global warming? [The "Four Fallacy Trenches"] What about Real Scientific Skepticism and contrarians? What are some Contrarian Tactics and Fallacies? What about "fringe" contrarian ideas? Aren't there some contrarians with credentials who disproved mainstream climate science? ANSWER = NO The Tobacco Analogy What do contrarians misunderstand about climate Risk Management? or WHY CONTRARIANS ARE CLIMATE RISK... More »
Carbon Capture and Storage (Sequestration) Last Updated on 2014-04-26 18:04:44   Carbon capture and storage (sequestration) or CCS Background on CCS  Will We Really Need Carbon Sequestration? Yes. Why? BUT there is a Big Caveat - we can't use CCS as an excuse not to mitigate directly What does Jim Hansen say? More Information for point carbon capture and storage Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR; Non-point capture) Agriculture and Forestry Sequestration What about Hemp for sequestration? What about Biochar for sequestration? Genetically engineered Bacteria and CCS And What About China's Use of Coal without sequestration? Other Examples of Carbon Sequestration Videos on CCS and coal plants Coal Phase-Out  References for Carbon Sequestration ---------------- Background on CCS  Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and sequestration (CCS) is a set of technologies... More »
Power Shift and Youth Involvement on Climate Change Last Updated on 2014-03-29 09:24:31 POWER SHIFT Introduction Green Economy Climate change is often thought of as a political issue mostly discussed and dealt with by adults in the confines of a congressional house or the United Nations.  But global warming is something that affects everyone, not just politicians.  Young people will be especially affected because they will live longer and experience the more severe effects of global warming, since it is only getting worse. Many youths have realized this and decided to take action.  Some are being galvanized by the organizations Energy Action Coalition and Power Shift.  Both seek to increase youth involvement with the movement to mitigate climate change. One major event organized by Power Shift was a march in Washington, DC. The big push was on April 18, 2011, in which thousands of youths marched to make their voices heard on climate... More »