In our previous episode, we looked at how badly climate change is affecting South Africa. What is the single cause of all of this climate change breakdown? You guessed it, the F word – Fossil Fuels. A world where there are other causes of climate change, like burning down the ...Read More »
Climate Change in South Africa: How Bad Can It Be? (Part 1/3)
Let’s face it Mzanzi, Climate Change is something we have been blue ticking for far too long. But you can’t ignore messages from mom forever, and by mom, I mean Mother Earth. With extreme weather events coming at us faster than the Public Protester loses court cases, and this past ...Read More »
COP 20 IPCC Working Group Members Panel Speakers on IPCC Climate Report AR5
COP 20 Lima IPCC Working Groups 2 & 3 Members Dr. Chris Field & Dr. Youba Sokona presentation on: Overview of the COP 20 conference and IPCC Risk Assessment Report AR5 addressing key issues on Climate Change in the context of Global Change. Dr. Chris Field: Climate change is rooted ...Read More »
COP 21- Michael Gillenwater – Greenhouse Gas Emission Testing
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Micheal Gillenwater, Greenhouse Gas Management Institute: They do technical capacity building primarily in the developing world, for people that measure greenhouse gas emissions. Their key program is supporting the climate change process in training the inspection review teams for the ...Read More »
A “WICKED” CLIMATE CHANGE PROBLEM IN THE CITY WITH DR. ANNA TAYLOR (CoCT)
Dr. Anna Taylor, African Centre for Cities (ACC) and CSAG, University of Cape Town has been in a close partnership with the City of Cape Town municipal government, working as an embedded researcher to analyse and contribute to the further development of climate adaptation processes and adaptive pathways, both at ...Read More »
Cape Town Drought Exclusive – Polluted, abused and chronically low
A tightening noose We set off last week to go and take water samples from our drinking water supplies. Our objective was to determine whether or not chemicals from nearby farms could be found in our storage dams. So you can imagine our absolute shock in seeing what was left ...Read More »
Climate Change in the City – What Keeps me Awake at Night!
In this 2017 UCT Summer School Series, Day 3 ~ Ms Helen Davies (BSc. (Hons.), MSc, MBA) presents on Framing the policy of Climate Change in terms of our understanding, viewpoint and approach to, as well as the current context in terms of GHG emissions and of climate change Adaptation ...Read More »
The President USA should of had – Bernie Sanders grills Scott Pruit
What happens when you allow knuckle draggers into power? They appoint people like Scott Pruit to head up the EPA. For all the bad things that could be said about Pruit I dont think it is possible to say them clearer than ex presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Sanders has a ...Read More »
‘Conspiracy of Complacency’!….What Ice Sheet loss?, What Accelerated Heating?
In this presentation of Climate Matters.TV ~ Part 1, Stuart Scott (UPFSI) talks with Prof. Peter Wadhams (Expeditionary Arctic Researcher and Emeritus Prof. of Ocean Physics from Cambridge University), on the Consequences of Vanishing Arctic Ice and subsequent global impacts and feedback effects like greater heating and sea level rise ...Read More »
“SMALL” Changes In Global Sea Rise…..CATASTROPHIC Implications!
In this presentation of Climate Matters.TV ~ Part 2, at COP 22, Marrakech, Stuart Scott (UPFSI) talks with Prof. Peter Wadhams (Emeritus Prof. of Ocean Physics, Cambridge University) and Ms Maria Pia Casarini Wadhams (Dir. Italian Institute of Polar Geography / Editor of IL POLO Journal), about indigenous Arctic communities ...Read More »