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Sea level rise is so much more than melting ice
 
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While researching climate change, we heard something confusing: the sea level in New York City is rising about one and a half times faster than the global average. We couldn’t figure out what that meant. Isn’t the sea level...flat? So we called up an expert and went down the rabbit hole. And, we did our best to visualize her truly bizarre answers with animations, dioramas, and a lot of melting ice. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2FqJZMl Like Verge Science on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2hoSukO Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Kr29B9 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Read More: http://www.theverge.com Community guidelines: http://bit.ly/2D0hlAv Subscribe to Verge on YouTube for explainers, product reviews, technology news, and more: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs
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Global Warming: Sea Level Rise and Coastal Areas
 
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Learn about how global warming is making sea and ocean levels rise and how it can affect the world. RESOURCES:: Content: Global Warming Effects Map - Effects of Global Warming. (2011). Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://www.climatehotmap.org/ Walsh, B. (2009). Could Rising Seas Swallow California's Coast? Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://content.time.com/time/health/a... Thompkins, F., & Deconcini, C. (2014, June). Sea-Level Rise and Its Impact on Virginia. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from https://www.wri.org/sites/default/fil... Nudelman, G. L. (2014). Rising Sea Levels Could Cause Staggering Damage To These Cities. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://www.businessinsider.com/cities... Plumer, B. (2013, August 20). These 20 cities have the most to lose from rising sea levels. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/w... Sutter, J. D. (2015, June 10). Climate: 15 scary facts about rising seas (Opinion). Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/10/opinion... Scientific consensus: Earth's climate is warming. (n.d.). Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://climate.nasa.gov/scientific-co... Profeta, T. (2016, April 07). Antarctic Ice-Sheet Collapse Could Trigger Rapid Sea-Level Rise. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/... Climate Kids NASA's Eyes on the Earth. (n.d.). Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://climatekids.nasa.gov/health-re... Rice, D. (2013, December 11). Sea-level rise threatens hundreds of U.S. animal species. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://www.usatoday.com/story/weather... Estuaries. (n.d.). Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/educatio... Oberrecht, K. (n.d.). The Effects of Rising Sea Levels. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://www.oregon.gov/dsl/SSNERR/docs... Mclendon, R. (2016, February 26). 11 alarming facts about sea-level rise. Retrieved April 11, 2016, from http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/clim... Pictures: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/blogs/facts-about-sea-level-rise http://dreamatico.com/sea.html http://phys.org/news/2011-02-seas-affect-major-coastal-cities.html http://scitechgate.com/researchers-found-out-the-contribution-of-land-ice-loss-to-global-sea-level-rise/ http://blog.ucsusa.org/melanie-fitzpatrick/talking-about-sea-level-rise-leading-scientists-meet-in-galveston-texas-114 Videos from videvo.net Music: Wounds by Ketsa Acquired through freemusicarchive.org
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How Earth Would Look If All The Ice Melted
 
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We learned last year that many of the effects of climate change are irreversible. Sea levels have been rising at a greater rate year after year, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates they could rise by another meter or more by the end of this century. As National Geographic showed us in 2013, sea levels would rise by 216 feet if all the land ice on the planet were to melt. This would dramatically reshape the continents and drown many of the world's major cities. Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: http://www.businessinsider.com/science Science Insider on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BusinessInsiderScience/ Science Insider on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/science_insider/ Business Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessinsider Tech Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/techinsider
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Major Sea Level Rise in Near Future | Jason Briner | TEDxBuffalo
 
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If you want to know what the changing climate is doing to the earth, ask someone who's been there. Jason Briner has been above the Arctic Circle more than 35 times. He takes the big topic of global warming and shows you what it's doing to a very important place in this talk. Jason P. Briner is an Associate Professor of Geology at the University at Buffalo. Briner’s research expertise lies in glaciers and climate, specifically in Arctic regions. His passion for Arctic environs obviously explains why, in 2005, Briner moved to Buffalo, NY. Briner has been above the Arctic Circle more than 35 times for his research, in the remote corners of Alaska, Arctic Canada, Greenland and Norway. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 63960 TEDx Talks
The World After Sea-Level Rise
 
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A flyover animation of cities underwater after the climate warms four degrees and the oceans rise. Global warming: effects of 2º vs 4º. President Donald Trump's policies may lock us into 4º of warming. FB for daily news: http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo Subscribe to TDC: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ Clips courtesy of Climate Central: http://www.climatecentral.org/ Video edited by Robin West Produced by Bryce Plank
Views: 149899 The Daily Conversation
Sea-level rise
 
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Although it may not be immediately obvious when we visit the beach, sea-level rise is affecting coastlines all over the world. For low-lying countries such as the Netherlands, sea-level rise and tidal surges are a constant threat. Our oceans are rising as a consequence of climate change. As the temperature of seawater increases it expands and the ice melting from ice sheets and glaciers adds more water to the global ocean. We know this because satellites high above our heads measure the temperature of the sea surface and of our changing ice. While the global averaged trend is towards rising levels, there are many regional differences so that in some places it is rising and in other places it is falling. Satellites carrying altimeter instruments systematically measure the height of the sea surface so that sea-level rise can be closely monitored. Altimetry measurements over the last 25 years show that on average sea-level is rising about 3 mm a year and this rise is accelerating. ★ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/ESAsubscribe Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/SpaceInVideos Follow ESA on Twitter: http://bit.ly/ESAonTwitter On Facebook: http://bit.ly/ESAonFacebook On Instagram: http://bit.ly/ESAonInstagram On Flickr: http://bit.ly/ESAonFlickr ESA is Europe's gateway to space. Our mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world. Check out http://www.esa.int/ESA to get up to speed on everything space related. Copyright information about our videos is available here: http://www.esa.int/spaceinvideos/Terms_and_Conditions
How high will sea levels rise? | Climate Change
 
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The rising sea is the sleeping giant of climate change. Although we now know it's happening, how high will it go? In an attempt to predict what impact the rising waters will have on our world, scientists are turning to the distant past.
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Climate Change: Rising sea levels threaten Panama's islands
 
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We've been covering the impact climate change is set to have in communities around the globe. Our reporter Anelise Borges has been to Panama to investigate how rising sea levels could affect one of Latin America's best-known indigenous groups. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
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Contributors to sea-level rise
 
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The physical processes causing global sea-level rise are highlighted in the animation. The main causes are thermal expansion of oceans, as they accumulate the excess heat caused by greenhouse gas emissions, the melting of ice from the ice sheets and glaciers, as well as changes in land water storage such as lakes. Regionally, sea level changes vary quite dramatically. The reasons for this are different to the global causes of sea-level changes and include changes to sea water density, influenced by salinity and temperature. The Climate Change Initiative Open Data Portal: http://cci.esa.int Credits: Planetary Visions
Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels Cause Coastal Erosion Eating Up Beaches and Lands
 
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TOP STORIES==== Rising seas; shrinking Cuban future, scientists say. Albania Coastal Erosion- Beach wildlife and way of life under threat. Erosion devouring Albanian coastlines at alarming pace. Mozambique's port city of Beira threatened by climate change. Some areas flood after king tide rolls onto Hampton Beach. Southwest Florida sea levels risen 12 inches in last century. Watch the video to see all these and many more... SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/w3A8IS Don't forget to subscribe for upcoming videos - Richard Aguilar My Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYzz2SkhAaM0FDKuGk-IPZg MY Twitter and Google Plus: https://twitter.com/gygenministries https://plus.google.com/u/0/+RichardHansAguilar Thanks for watching... #risingsealevels #climatechange #islanddisappearing #globalsealevelrise #ClimateChangeandRisingSeaLevels
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Tidal Flooding and Sea Level Rise: The Growing Impacts of Global Warming
 
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As sea level rises higher over the next 15 to 30 years, tidal flooding is expected to occur more often, cause more disruption, and even render some areas unusable — all within the time frame of a typical home mortgage. Learn more at http://www.ucsusa.org/encroachingtides Thank you to Bjorn Grigholm, animation; Kristina Dahl, data analysis; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Tides and Currents, tide gauge data; and Climate Central Surging Seas Risk Finder, local sea level projections. Image credits: Island Gazette Newspaper, Willard Killough III; Puddleduck Photo, Tim Hayes ; Virginian Pilot, Stephen M. Katz; and West 12th Block Road Association, Peter Mahoun.
What If All The Ice Melted On Earth? ft. Bill Nye
 
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Future Sea Level Rise: Top 10 Countries In Danger
 
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These are the top 10 countries threatened by the 6 meter sea level rise we are almost guaranteed to see in the not-too-distant future, according to the projected pace of global warming and ice melt in Greenland and Antarctica. Subscribe to TDC: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ Sources: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/349/6244/aaa4019 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/nations-megacities-face-20-feet-of-sea-level-rise-19217 http://geology.com/sea-level-rise/ Like our page on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Join us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/100134925804523235350/posts Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo Music: -- AudioBlocks.com -- "Space Fighter Loop" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Views: 396342 The Daily Conversation
Earth Under Water Worldwide Flooding Sea Level Rise (SLR)
 
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Miami, New Orleans and New York City completely under water it's a very real possibility if sea levels continue to rise. In Earth Under Water we'll see these events unfold as leading experts forecast how mankind will be impacted if global warming continues. They'll break down the science behind these predictions and explore ways humanity could adapt, including engineering vast dams near San Francisco, or building floating cities outside of New York. Earth Under Water (2010) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5584618 Patreon http://patreon.com/ClimateState Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ClimateState
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Very Clear Effects of Rising Sea Levels Due to Climate Change  Many Islands Disappeared, And More
 
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SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/w3A8IS TOP STORIES==== 8 Micronesian Islands Have Reportedly Disappeared Under Rising Sea Levels. Canals Proposed For Boston In Response To Rising Sea Levels. NASA - Sea Level Rising- Interview with Tom Wagner. Calif. sea levels could rise 10 feet by 2100. Rising Sea Threat to New York City. Watch the video to see all these and many more... Don't forget to subscribe for upcoming videos - Richard Aguilar My Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYzz2SkhAaM0FDKuGk-IPZg MY Twitter and Google Plus: https://twitter.com/gygenministries https://plus.google.com/u/0/+RichardHansAguilar Thanks for watching... SEARCH TERMS: rising sea levels signs of risng sea levels islands disappearing under water Clear Effects of Rising Sea Levels climate change and rising sea levels climate change effects on earth Islands disappearing due to rising sea levels climate change and global warming sea level rise nasa rising sea levels due to global warming
Views: 1051 Richard Aguilar
Global Warming's Impact on Ocean Currents to Amplify Sea Level Rise
 
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A new study shows that the Atlantic's currents have weakened due to global warming and are closer to catastrophic collapse than any time in the last 1,600 years, which could cause rapid sea level rise on the East Coast of North America. One of the study's lead authors explains Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 7287 The Real News Network
Global Warming: Melting glaciers cause dangerous sea level rise
 
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Images have emerged of a remarkable event in Greenland that took place this summer. A huge part of the Helheim Glacier fell into the ocean. A group of American scientists was on hand to capture it on camera. It's more evidence they say, of the effects of global warming and the clear dangers of rising sea levels. Simon McGregor-Wood reports. #GlobalWarming #Greenland #HelheimGlacier
Views: 1726 TRT World
Sea Level Rise in Northern Europe (New HD)
 
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NEW! HD! Potential Sea Level Rise in Northern Europe resulting from global warming and the complete melting of the polar ice sheets. This video shows sea level from the present-day location to the level estimated if the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets melt completely. For more information, visit: http://www.panglosstech.com/sea_level_plus.html
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Our Rising Oceans (VICE on HBO: Season 3, Episode 1)
 
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Our oceans are rising. With human use of hydrocarbons skyrocketing, waters around the globe are getting hotter and, now, this warm sub-surface water is washing into Antarctica’s massive western glaciers causing the glaciers to retreat and break off. Antarctica holds 90% of the world’s ice and 70% of its freshwater, so if even a small fraction of the ice sheet in Antarctica melts, the resulting sea level rise will completely remap the world as we know it – and it is already happening. In the last decade, some of the most significant glaciers here have tripled their melt rate. VICE founder Shane Smith travels to the bottom of the world to investigate the instability of the West Antarctic ice sheet and to see first hand how the continent is melting -- and VICE follows the rising oceans to Bangladesh for a glimpse into the world's underwater future. From the UN Climate conference to the People's Climate March to the forces that deny the science of global climate change, this special extended episode covers all sides of the issue and all corners of the globe, ending with a special interview with Vice President Joe Biden. Watch Season 4 of VICE on Fridays at 11 PM, only on HBO. Watch Season 1: http://bit.ly/1HyVviK Watch Season 2: http://bit.ly/1LBL8y6 More from Shane Smith: http://www.vice.com/author/shane-smith Follow Shane on Twitter: https://twitter.com/shanesmith30 If you, like us, want to help put the brakes on global warming, or just want to learn more about what you saw in tonight's episode, check out these groups and get involved: Climate Central, Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies, Environmental Defense Fund, National Science Foundation, Ralph J. and Carol M. Cierone Endowed Chair and Fellowship Fund in Earth System Science, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our Tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice
Views: 836811 VICE
Climate Change and Sea Level Rise
 
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To help support Climate Denial Crock of the Week Go to http://climatecrocks.com/ Sea level rise. It's been the subject of myth, legend and pop culture for millenia. It is going to be one of the major destructive effects of global climate change. So naturally, its something that makes deniers do and say crazy things.
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22 Years of Sea Level Rise Measured From Space | Video
 
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Global ocean levels have risen about 6 cm (2.3 in) over the past two decades, matching models consistent with human-induced climate change. NASA monitors sea heights and other parameters with the Jason satellite series. Jet Propulsion Laboratory oceanographer Josh Willis explains the data. -- Full Story: http://goo.gl/G0j3ch
Views: 21670 VideoFromSpace
Climate Change Warming and Sea Level Rise
 
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Geo Project Explaining the Cause of the Majority of Sea Level Rise
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Sea level rise change predictions
 
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New research suggests that some of the early data of sea level rise as a result of climate change may be skewed. The 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo may have led to biased results, but researchers still believe sea levels could rise 20 feet by 2100. Read more: http://www.techinsider.io/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/techinsider TWITTER: https://twitter.com/techinsider INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/tech_insider/ TUMBLR: http://techinsider.tumblr.com/
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Climate change: Florida faces rising sea levels
 
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Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Florida is the US state that faces the greatest threat from global warming. This is apparent in two of its most iconic locations: the vast wetlands of the Everglades and Miami's seafront. Both urban areas and fragile ecosystems are under threat from rising sea levels and the destruction of freshwater reserves by seawater infiltration. But some scientists say that if properly protected, Florida's wetlands could hold the key to a brighter future - not only for the state but for the entire planet. A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Elom Marcel Toble. Visit our website : http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel : http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter : https://twitter.com/France24_en
Views: 2990 FRANCE 24 English
Top 10 Islands That Will Vanish When Sea Levels Rise Due To Global Warming
 
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Extreme 10's presents you the Top 10 Islands That Will Vanish When Sea Levels Rise. Are you the type of person, that is aware of the scale of climate change? If so, this video is for you. Background music: Diviners feat. Contacreast - Tropic Love [NCS Release]
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The Secret to Rising Sea Levels - Thermal Expansion
 
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TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/dA2l4 So you've heard about Global Climate Change, and how it's causing our sea level to rise, but do you know the real reasons why? Find out how the properties of water make it susceptible to changes in temperature, and how this can change the globe. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Art by Gregory and Mitchell http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Some Sources -- Sea Level Changes: 1) http://www.icess.ucsb.edu/~davey/Geog163/Readings/annurev-marine-120308-081105.pdf 2) http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/sotc/sea_level.html 3) http://www.eos.ubc.ca/~mjelline/453website/eosc453/E_prints/2003RG000139.pdf
Views: 465776 AsapSCIENCE
How Climate Change Could Drown New York City | Vanity Fair
 
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Take a look at how climate change and the rising sea level will affect New York City in the future with Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind "Gasland" and the new film "How To Let Go Of The World." Still haven’t subscribed to Vanity Fair on YouTube? ►► http://bit.ly/2z6Ya9M ABOUT VANITY FAIR Arts and entertainment, business and media, politics, and world affairs—Vanity Fair’s features and exclusive videos capture the people, places, and ideas that define modern culture. How Climate Change Could Drown New York City | Vanity Fair
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New York’s $20bn plan to survive rising seas
 
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With the COP 22 climate meeting underway in Marrakesh, AFP is looking at the effects of global warming worldwide and ways to mitigate them. The coastal city of New York faces sea-level rises of up to 6 feet by 2100. Efforts are being made to defend Manhattan, even if some parts of the city are being abandoned.
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Paris Climate Challenge 2015 - The Sea Level Fraud
 
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Nils Axel Morner exposes the IPCC and UN's fraud on sea levels in Paris December 3rd, 2015.
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Waters of Paradise - Adapting to Climate Change in the Maldives
 
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The Maldives is one of the wonders of the world. Located in the Indian Ocean and made of 1192 coral islands, it is also the world’s lowest lying country. The highest natural point is just 2.4 meters above sea level. Today, one of the main problems for Maldivians is water. And it is likely to get worse with Climate Change. While Northern islands face drinking water shortages during the dry season, from April to May, most Southern islands face a different problem: flooding.The United Nations Development Programme with support from the Green Climate Fund is supporting the Government of the Maldives, to ensure that most vulnerable islands have year-round access to potable water and that they can cope with floods on their own. Nearly half of its population lives in Male, the capital of the islands, in less than 1.4 square kilometers. The rest is spread over 186 small, scattered islands. Maldivians have lived for centuries from coconuts and fishing. There are no rivers or streams on any of the islands. Except for Malé and a handful of other islands, most islands rely on rain for drinking water. Islands affected by floods and shortages of potable water receive relief from the capital island Malé. Transportation costs are high with the Maldives scattered geography. This makes emergency relief very expensive for a government already struggling economically. Climate change is expected to bring stronger storms, and longer periods without rainfall. A rise in the ocean’s temperature and acidification has had devastating effects on coral reefs, affecting tourism and fisheries, both critical to the livelihoods of most Maldivians. Damaged reefs also function less effectively as a first line of defense against sea swells and flooding. Until the nineties, Maldivians used groundwater for drinking. But over the past decade, the groundwater of most islands got contaminated. The freshwater lenses of most islands was badly affected by the Tsunami of 2004 and poorly planned urbanization. As a result, today, rainwater, together with water produced using desalination and expensive bottled water are the only potable water options. In the past ten years, the National Disasters Management Center in Malé had to send emergency shipments of water to about half of the 186 inhabited islands during the dry season. An expensive solution that sometimes can take up to two weeks to arrive. Most households have one tank of 2500L and fill it by collecting rain from their roofs. Bigger families might even have 2 or 3 tanks, since one is not enough for them to make it through the dry season. When water supply ends, households cope by borrowing from neighbors, by buying bottled water or by receiving water relief from Male. Learn more at http://adaptation-undp.org/projects/supporting-vulnerable-communities-maldives-manage-climate-change-induced-water-shortages. Director: Marta Baraibar
Climate Change Sea Level Rise
 
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This presentation is an overview of the different effects climate change produces in different regions of the United States. In addition to discussing impacts already being experienced, the module presents information on how climate scientists usespecialized models and statistical techniques to estimate how regional climates are likely to change in the future. This material is available for non-commercial, non-promotional purposes only. For more information and similar learning materials, visit the MetEd website: http://www.meted.ucar.edu
28 - The consequences of climate change (in our lifetimes)
 
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SOURCES: 1:48 "Recent Ice-Sheet Growth in the Interior of Greenland" Ola M. Johannessen et al, Science November 2005 2:10 "Recent Greenland Ice Mass Loss by Drainage System from Satellite Gravity Observations" -- S. B. Luthcke, et al., Science November 2006 2:12 "Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet Satellite Gravity Measurements Confirm Accelerated Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet" -- J. L. Chen, et al., Science 2006 3:19 "Satellite gravity measurements confirm accelerated melting of Greenland ice sheet" J. Chen et al., Science, 2006 3:22 "Recent Greenland Ice Mass Loss by Drainage System from Satellite Gravity Observations" -- Luthcke et al, Science, 2006 3:24 "Lower estimates of Antarctic sea level contribution from satellite gravimetry" King et al, Nature 2012 3:26 Recent Antarctic ice mass loss from radar interferometry and regional climate modelling" -- Rignot et al, 2008 3:28 "Recent Contributions of glaciers and ice caps to sea level rise from GRACE" 3:30 "A Reconciled Estimate of Ice-Sheet Mass Balance" Shepherd et al Science 2012 4:01 "Recent Contributions of glaciers and ice caps to sea level rise from GRACE" 4:24 "Toward prediction of environmental Arctic change" W Maslowski, JC Kinney, J Jakacki - Computing in Science 2007 5:25 "Kinematic Constraints on Glacier Contributions to 21st-Century Sea-Level Rise" -- WT Pfeffer et al., Science 2008 5:40 "Global sea level linked to global temperature" -- Martin Vermeer and Stefan Rahmstorf, PNAS 2009 6:10 Table adapted from "Ranking Port Cities with High Exposure and Vulnerability to Climate Extremes" -- R. J. Nicholls et al., OECD 2008 8:02 "Kinematic Constraints on Glacier Contributions to 21st-Century Sea-Level Rise" -- WT Pfeffer et al., Science 2008 8:57 "Climate: Observations, projections and Impacts" -- Met Office 2013. http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/climate-guide/science/uk/obs-projections-impacts 10:05 "Precipitation and its extremes in changed climates" -- T. Schneider and P. A. O'Gorman, Journal of Climate 2008 11:30 "Effects of climate change on global food production under SRES emissions and socio-economic scenarios" -- Parry et al, Global Environmental Change 2004 11:52 "Threats to Water Supplies in the Tropical Andes" Bradley et al., Science 2006 11:55 "Evidence for Upwelling of Corrosive "Acidified" Water onto the Continental Shelf" -- Richard A. Feely, Science 2008 12:01 "Coral Reefs: Present Problems and Future Concerns Resulting from Anthropogenic Disturbance" -- RH Richmond, American Zoologist 1993 12:06 "Global Warming and Coastal Erosion" -- Zhang et al., Climatic Change 12: 08 "Global response of terrestrial ecosystem structure and function to CO2 and climate change: results from six dynamic global vegetation models" -- Cramer et al., Global Change Biology 2001 12:25 "The Recent Increase in Atlantic Hurricane Activity: Causes and Implications" -- Goldenberg, Science 2001 12:34 "A link between reduced Barents-Kara sea ice and cold winter extremes over northern continents" Petoukhov, V., and V. A. Semenov, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, Nov 2010 14:08 I backtracked this new "CAGW" label, and it seems to have started with author Michael Crichton in 2007, but was popularized in 2010 with an opinion piece in the Washington Post. 14:42 Table adapted from "Ranking Port Cities with High Exposure and Vulnerability to Climate Extremes" -- R. J. Nicholls et al., OECD 2008 15:07 "Projected impacts of climate change on marine fish and fisheries" Anne B. Hollowed 15:12 "Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change" -- UK Government report, 2006 17:47 Someone queried my statement "the amount we've spent on developing the world's first nuclear fusion reactor is barely 2/3 the cost of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico." I don't have my notes with me so I can't give you my source for the $28 billion. So let's look at a couple of other ratios. According to the website of ITER (the Experimental Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor), if all the manufacturing is done in Europe the estimated cost of building ITER, supported by the United States, the European Union, India, Japan, China, Russia, South Korea, has been estimated at approximately $14.4 billion (at April 2016 exchange rates.) That's around a third the estimated cost of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ($42 billion)." (SOURCE: http://www.iter.org/faq#Do_we_really_know_how_much_ITER_will_cost) "Based on the European evaluation, we can estimate the cost of ITER construction for the seven members at approximately EUR 13 billion, if all the manufacturing is done in Europe." ) Or, looking at it another way, the cost of building the National Ignition Facility -- a key research project into nuclear fusion -- was less that 10% of the cost of the BP oil spill.
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Which Countries Will Be Underwater Due To Climate Change?
 
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Climate change is a hot topic, and sea levels are expected to rise significantly. Which countries are most at risk? Tara is here to discuss which countries are suffer from regular coastal flooding. Check out the action at http://www.revision3.com/subaru Read More: New Analysis Shows Global Exposure to Sea Level Rise http://www.climatecentral.org/news/new-analysis-global-exposure-to-sea-level-rise-flooding-18066 “Climate Central just completed a novel analysis of worldwide exposure to sea level rise and coastal flooding. We found that 147 to 216 million people live on land that will be below sea level or regular flood levels by the end of the century, assuming emissions of heat-trapping gases continue on their current trend.” Flooding Risk From Climate Change, Country by Country http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/upshot/flooding-risk-from-climate-change-country-by-country.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpSum&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&abt=0002&abg=1&_r=0 “More than a quarter of Vietnam’s residents live in areas likely to be subject to regular floods by the end of the century.” ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Tara Long on Twitter https://twitter.com/TaraLongest Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com Download the TestTube App: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Scientist Alex Gardner explains Climate and Sea Level Rise (Feb 2017)
 
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Earth scientist Alex Gardner reveals a world of rapid change as seen through the eyes of a NASA glaciologist. Glaciers and ice sheets hold massive amounts of freshwater locked up as ice. These stores of freshwater feed water supplies that support millions of people around the world, raise global sea levels, and can even change the rate of Earth’s rotation. It is now nearly certain that as Earth’s atmosphere and oceans warm over the coming centuries, glaciers and ice sheets will continue to retreat and sea levels will continue to rise. The big question now is at what rate and by how much? The von Kármán Lecture Series: 2017 https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/events/lectures_archive.php?year=2017&month=2 Speaker: Alex S. Gardner, Earth Scientist, JPL https://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/AGardner/
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Kiribati - A Climate Change Reality
 
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#COP21 @UNDP undo.org/cop21 Boobu Tioram, a resident of the Pacific island of Kirabati, took time out from reinforcing a seawall in front of his newly built house to speak with UNDP about what climate change has meant to his way of life. I have moved three times, every three years I have moved, he said, standing on the beach a few metres from his home. Tioram gestured toward a point about 20 metres into the sea, and explained that his first house once stood on a spot now covered in swelling ocean waves. Each time he has moved farther inland, and each time the sea has followed. Im not sure how long Ill be [in this house], Tioram continued. That depends on how strong my seawall here can withstand high tide waves. UNDP believes that it is the developing world that stands to lose the most, and which is already losing out, as the effects of climate change edge toward the catastrophic. As climate negotiations open in Copenhagen, worlds away from this tiny Pacific nation consisting of 33 low lying atolls, it is important to keep in mind that for the people of Kirabati, and other poor island and coastal nations, funds for adaptation and not only prevention must top the international to-do list. Carbon trading will be of no special consequence to us, so there has got to be some very special provisions for the victims, said Kirabati President Anote Tong. Not the potential victims, but the victims, because we are the victims, so there has to be some very deep soul searching. Kirabati is no more than four metres high at its highest point, and 100 percent of the population lives within one kilometre of the coast, making this nation one of the most vulnerable to the effects of global warming. Its future is uncertain, including the question of whether it even has a future anymore. The scientific research shows that by 2100 its almost certain that well have more than a metre of sea level rise, said Karen Bernard, a UNDP programme specialist in natural disaster reduction and transition. On a flat island like Kirabati that mount of sea level rise comes very far inland. Its a very serious situation, Bernard continued. For that reason, the Government is looking for options for relocating the population.
South Florida's Rising Seas - Sea Level Rise Documentary
 
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Two SJMC faculty, Kate MacMillin and Juliet Pinto, explore the narrative of a South Florida community under threat from sea level rise in this half-hour documentary.
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Climate change challenges sinking city of Venice
 
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The Italian city of Venice is prone to frequent flooding because it has sunk five inches over the last century, but now it is also grappling with sea-level rise, caused by climate change, which increases the severity. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay reports on the risks, and Italy's plans to mitigate them, as part of our series “Peril and Promise,” on climate change.
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Climate change: California sea levels may rise higher than other places around the world - TomoNews
 
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SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA — Researchers from the California Ocean Protection Council authority is warning that melting ice shelves in Antarctica could cause sea levels to rise, with the most dramatic increase expected in California. According to a report by the council’s Science Advisory Team, for every foot of global sea-level rise caused by the melting West Antarctic, sea levels will rise approximately 1.25 feet in the California coast. Researchers theorize that due to Earth’s rotation and gravitational pull, melting ice in Antarctica — particularly in the western portion — is pulled toward the California coast. This makes rising sea levels more dramatic in the region. In 2100, sea levels could rise as high as 6.9 feet in San Francisco and 7.1 feet in La Jolla. The council plans to hold a series of workshops and propose measures to address the danger of rising sea levels. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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A message from the Australian Government regarding climate change - The Feed
 
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‘Rising sea levels means everyone can live by the water!’ A message from the Australian Government. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thefeedsbsviceland Twitter: https://twitter.com/thefeedsbs Insta: https://instagram.com/thefeedsbs
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Climate Change and Sea Level Rise (Dr. Michael E. Mann 2 of 2)
 
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Watch part 1: http://bit.ly/1UquRnn Dr. Michael E. Mann (Climate Scientist, Professor) joins Dave Rubin, discussing climate change 101. ***Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RubinReport This is a bonus edition of 'The Sit Down' on The Rubin Report. What are your thoughts? Comment below or tweet to Dave: https://twitter.com/RubinReport Watch more on Ora TV: http://www.ora.tv/rubinreport Find us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rubinreport?ty=h Sign up for our newsletter with the best of Rubin Report each week: http://www.ora.tv/rubinreport/article/2015/10/19/subscribe-to-our-rubinreport-show-updates ****** Dr. Michael E. Mann Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University Dr. Mann on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MichaelEMann ****** Follow Dave on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RubinReport Follow The Rubin Report on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rubinreport Follow Dave on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daverubin About Dave Rubin: http://daverubin.tv/ ****** Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Like discussions about big ideas? Watch Dave Rubin on The Rubin Report. Real conversations, unfiltered rants, and one on one interviews with some of the most interesting names in news and entertainment. Comedians, authors, and influencers join Dave each week to break down the latest in politics and current events. Real people, real issues, real talk.
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How global climate change is already devastating Bangladesh
 
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Bangladesh is the country most vulnerable to climate change. World leaders are trying to agree to limit the rise in global temperatures to two degrees by 2050. But for this country, that may not be enough. Tom Clarke reports. Subscribe for more like this, every day: http://bit.ly/1epe41j Dangerous world: http://bit.ly/1JCsSYb The news explained: http://bit.ly/1epgay4 Music: http://bit.ly/1RVTRNy Technology: http://bit.ly/1LI1K9y Like us on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1wQ1Gty Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1mFUjBD
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Climate change: Thai village disappearing as sea levels rise
 
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There are predictions that melting ice caps will raise sea levels by a meter by the end of the century, forcing millions of people to seek higher ground, which could mean disaster for low-lying countries like Thailand. CCTV’s Martin Lowe reports on one village, Wat Khun Samut Cheen, that’s already lost the battle against an advancing ocean. Subscribe to us on Youtube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download for IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cctvnewschina Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTVNEWS Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CCTVNEWSbeijing Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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Climate Change Formula:  Rising Sea Levels + Coastal Megacities = Forced Migration | Parag Khanna
 
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If global temperatures rise by just four degrees celsius, the forecast is cloudy with a chance of obliteration. Khanna’s latest book is Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization (http://goo.gl/fUVuXR). Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/parag-khanna-on-climate-change-and-connectivity Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript - If global temperatures rise four degrees Celsius above the 1990 baseline temperature level used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the IPCC, and that may happen by 2040, 2050 or around that time based on present temperature sort of rise trajectory. That would have a very devastating impact on global food production. Right now the countries of the world that are the largest food producers such as the United States, Brazil, China, India, Australia – if the temperature rise by four degrees Celsius several decades from now it could be that the food production is generally wiped out in many of those geographies because of desertification, crop failure and so forth. Already there’s a lack of sufficient water irrigation and fresh water supply for agriculture in Australia. We see water tables falling in the western United States and so forth. Meanwhile if temperatures do rise to that degree and in fact temperatures rise the fastest in the northern latitudes of the world and the southern latitudes in other words at the poles. Whereas sea levels rise fastest at the equator. And so what we’ll find is that in a world that’s four degrees Celsius warmer a large amount of the world’s food production is predicted to take place in today’s Canada and Russia. Now Canada and Russia are the two largest countries in the world by geographic territory. But they are also perhaps ironically two of the world’s most depopulated countries. Their populations are very small and very concentrated in very, very small areas. Most of the Canadian population for example lives very close to the United States border. And most of Russia’s population lives west of the Euro mountains very close to Eastern Europe. Whereas about six-sevenths of Russia’s territory, this vast geography known, a large chunk of it is known as Siberia for example is largely uninhabited. But if you project forward where food will be grown in a world that is that much warmer in fact these depopulated areas of Canada and Russia may be the world’s breadbaskets. The problem is there’s no people. And so of course we would have to think about who are the people who are going to live there? Might we need to have population transfers and mass migrations for people to work in the agricultural sector or to develop the agribusiness industries of these countries to feed the planet. Because after all it will not be the United States and Canada, the United States and China and India and Australia and Brazil that are feeding the world. It’ll be Canada and Russia that are feeding the world. So the food supply chain on a global basis is going to shift and move and become much more dependent on these northern geographies. And so this is the prediction that a number of scientists have made and that’s of course going to require a significant rethinking of the meaning of political geography when we depend so much on just two countries for our food. Read Full Transcript Here: http://goo.gl/STRRY2.
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NASA's Earth Minute: Sea Level Rise
 
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For over 20 years NASA has been tracking the global surface topography of the ocean in order to understand the important role it plays in our daily lives. Climate change is causing our ocean to warm and glaciers to melt, resulting in sea level rise. Since 1880, the global sea level has risen 8 inches; by 2100, it is projected to rise another 1 to 4 feet. :::LEARN MORE::: Key Indicators: Sea Level http://climate.nasa.gov/key_indicator... National Climate Assessment: Sea Level Rise http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/repor... Rising Seas Briefing (recorded audio) http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/71763595 Sea Level Rise: Global Warming's Yardstick http://climate.nasa.gov/news/2201/ West Antarctic Glacier Loss Appears Unstoppable http://climate.nasa.gov/news/1088/ Quiz: Sea Level Rise http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/Sea... What Will Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Mean for Barrier Islands? http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/feat... Hangout: Sea Level Rise (recorded) http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blog... :::NASA MISSIONS & RESEARCH::: Jason-3 https://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov/mission... OSTM/Jason-2 http://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov/missions... GRACE http://grace.jpl.nasa.gov/ Operation IceBridge http://icebridge.gsfc.nasa.gov/ :::FOR EDUCATORS::: NASA Wavelength http://nasawavelength.org/resource-se... Ocean Surface Topography Missions Educational Resources https://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov/education/
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13 Misconceptions About Global Warming
 
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Common misconceptions about climate change. Check out Audible: http://bit.ly/AudibleVe References below: For CO2, sea levels, Arctic sea ice, Antarctic and Greenland land ice: http://climate.nasa.gov Satellite data shows that ground-based stations underestimate recent warming: Cowtan and Way, 2014 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/qj.2297/full For papers published on climate change during the 1970's, see Peterson, 2008 http://ams.confex.com/ams/pdfpapers/131047.pdf For solar and temperature data see NASA GISS, PMOD: http://www.acrim.com/tsi%20monitoring.htm Krivova et al. 2007: http://www2.mps.mpg.de/projects/sun-climate/data.html CO2 ratio of Carbon-13:Carbon-12 decreasing. IPCC AR4: http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/ar4/wg1/en/ch2s2-3.html CO2 emitted by volcanoes vs by humans: Gerlach, 2011 www.agu.org/pubs/pdf/2011eo240001.pdf Gerlach Mauna Loa CO2 data: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/ccgg/trends/ Rising atmospheric water vapour: Santer, 2007 http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/0702872104v1.pdf A doubling of CO2 will likely lead to a 3C increase in global temperatures according to many independent pieces of evidence: Knutti & Hegerl, 2008 http://www.iac.ethz.ch/people/knuttir/papers/knutti08natgeo.pdf Great resource on Milankovitch cycles: http://www.sciencecourseware.org/eec/GlobalWarming/Tutorials/Milankovitch/ CO2 lags temperature rise in the southern hemisphere but leads the global average temperature rise, Shakun et al. 2012 http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v484/n7392/abs/nature10915.html Music by Kevin McLeod, http://incompetech.com Songs: Hidden Agenda, Sneaky Snitch, Harlequin
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UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 - Urgent priorities for the UK
 
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This animation accompanies the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 Evidence Report. This report has been prepared for the UK Government by the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change. www.theccc.org.uk/uk-climate-change-risk-assessment-2017 Script Climate change is a global problem. The world is already around a degree warmer than it was, due to extra greenhouse gases in the atmosphere from human activity. Scientists have warned for some time that a temperature rise of two degrees or more risks severe and potentially irreversible changes to our planet. 2016 is set to be the warmest year ever recorded. If so, it will be the third record warmest year in a row. Last year’s historic Paris Agreement was an important step towards tackling this. But the effects of climate change are already being felt in the UK. Average temperatures are increasing and there is a trend towards milder winters and hotter summers. We can also expect more frequent floods, like those we’ve seen in recent years. And there are plenty of other challenges on the horizon. Which is why the Committee on Climate Change has carried out a comprehensive, scientific assessment of the risks and opportunities for the UK. The climate change risk assessment is the result of more than three years of work, involving hundreds of leading scientists, and experts from both the public and private sectors. It shows that the greatest threats to the UK come from periods of too much or too little water, increasing average and extreme seasonal temperatures, and rising sea levels. Action is needed to tackle six key risks: The increasing chance of more severe and widespread flooding. Risks to public health from higher temperatures, including in overheating homes. A risk of shortages in public water supplies, and scarce water for farming. A threat to nature including loss of native species. Food price spikes and potential disruption to UK and global food production. And risks from new and emerging pests and diseases affecting people, animals and plants. The longer action is delayed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and adapt to the changes, the higher the costs and risks will be. Climate change is happening now. This new UK risk assessment identifies where more effort is necessary, and urgent, to address these risks. It’s time to act.
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Kiribati: The Islands Being Destroyed By Climate Change | AJ+ Docs
 
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Watch Our Latest Documentaries: http://ajplus.co/ajplusdocsnew Sea levels continue to rise due to climate change, and some countries may vanish into the ocean by 2050. The most at-risk is the South Pacific island nation of Kiribati. Coastal erosion and freshwater contamination could make Kiribati uninhabitable in the next 30 years. AJ+ traveled there to find out how its people are facing their uncertain future. Download the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/ Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajplus Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajpluscommunity Learn more about AJ+: http://www.ajplus.net/
Views: 210093 AJ+
Rising Sea Levels -- Changing Planet
 
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In the past century, as the climate has warmed, sea level rise has accelerated. Scientists predict it will only increase, and they're studying changes in the ocean and land to better understand how and why the water is rising. The Changing Planet series explores the impact that climate change is having on our planet, and is provided by the National Science Foundation (http://science360.gov/series/Changing+Planet/) & NBC Learn (http://www.nbclearn.com/changingplanet) For related lesson plans, visit the Windows to the Universe project team at the National Earth Science Teachers Association at http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/changing_planet
Sea level rise is getting worse. Here's what you need to know.
 
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In this Our Changing Climate environmental video essay, I take a brief look at the connection between sea level rise, sunshine flooding, and climate change. Specifically, I look at how sea level rise is getting worse on America's coastal cities by showing how they've been experiencing an increased amount of nuisance flooding as a result of rising oceans and climate change. Help me make more videos like this via Patreon: http://bit.ly/2iz4lIV Twitter: https://twitter.com/OurClimateNow Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/occvideos/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/occ.climate/ Email: [email protected] ___________ Resources: 1. New York Times Nuisance Flooding: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/04/science/global-warming-increases-nuisance-flooding.html 2. John Englander TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TH8Q8Ki9fCA 3. NOAA's description of nuisance flooding: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/nuisance-flooding.html 4. National Geographic's "Flooding in Miami": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjP-hq3_0hw 5. The Atlantic's "Is Miami Beach Doomed": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1dnlHPzhQA 6. The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/06/15/world/europe/climate-change-rotterdam.html __________ Music: It's Always Too Late to Start Over by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ Chance Luck Errors in Nature Fate Destruction As a Finale by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/ #sealevelrise #climatechange #ourchangingclimate
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Save the Maldives
 
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Raising awareness of the Maldives - an island country in the Indian Ocean currently facing the threat of rising sea levels and global climate change.
Views: 3892 Mikaela Wang

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