NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labs have released an awesome new app for iPhones and Android devices – featuring a 3D view of the Earth, showing satellite and other data along with information on how it relates to climate change
Get the Android version HERE
Or from Apple HERE
Faced with much of the UK mainstream media still portraying the science behind Climate Change as uncertain, also downplaying the seriousness of the situation and with professional climate sceptics still being invited to give a false balance to articles on the subject, there is now a 38Degrees Campaign to ask the media to now debate the responses to climate change, not its existence – click here to sign
Excellent UNSW address by Stephen Schneider from 2009 - click here
EPA Ireland video – excellent lecture on climate change and consequences by Wolfgang Lucht of the Potsdam Institute given in 2008.
click here to view on YouTube
Professor Kevin Anderson of the Tyndall Institute – requirements for radical emissions reduction to avert catastrophic climate change – click here http://vimeo.com/81836152
Back in 2011, the carrier USS Ronald Regan helped provide disaster relief for the victims of the Japanese Tsunami and the subsequent Fukushima nuclear meltdown. Stationed 10 miles offshore, the crew of the US ship thought they were safe from the radiation based on the information from the Japanese authorities and the TEPCO owners of the plant. Now just three years later, many of the crew are now suffering from various cancers caused by this exposure. They have just re-launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against TEPCO, the operators of the damaged plant, which is still spewing radioactive contamination into the sea. Military.com reports
The Regenerative Leadership Institute is offering a free online course in Permaculture - this is a full Permaculture Design Certificate 72 hour course – just need an email address to sign up for it!
Former Head of NASA’s Goddard Institute, James Hansen along with his colleagues has published a significant new multi-disciplinary report on the need for urgent action on reducing carbon emissions – read the full report published here on PLOS One “Assessing Dangerous Climate Change: Required Reduction of Carbon Emissions to Protect Young People, Future Generations and Nature”
Capitalism and the Destruction of Life and Earth - Published in Common Dreams – Article by Richard Smith click here for details
BBC reports 7th November on the Reckless use of public funds for fossil fuel subsidies click here