Videos about Global Warming

Videos about Global Warming


Climate Change science is one thing, but dissemination of quality information through the media is another. Below you will find thirteen selected free videos on various topics related to Global Warming. Film and video make the often technical discussion around Climate Change more accessible and dramatic. If after reviewing the videos you are curious to know which countries are the most resistant to reason, you can see the country ranking ‘here‘.

NOAA Research (Earth System Research Laboratory): “Time history of atmospheric Carbon Dioxide from 800,000 years ago until January 2012”: ‘video 3:35‘.

The melting of the Arctic Ice Cap from 1980 to 2012: “NASA time-lapse satellite imagery of Arctic Ice Cap Melt”: ‘video 0:42‘. See this comparable video (time-lapse from 1987 to 2013): ‘video 0:59‘.

Polar ice caps melting at rate never before seen (simulations, 20 years time-lapse and explanations), 2014: ‘video 6:52‘.

Video with James Balog: “Time-lapse proof of extreme ice loss” (a network of time-lapse cameras recording glaciers receding at an alarming rate), 2009: ‘video 21:55‘.

This video shows a simulation of the earth with 80 meters higher sea level than today (created with “NASA World Wind”): “Sea level increase 80m”, 2008: ‘video 4:26‘.

How global temperatures have changed from 1880 to 2012 (animation where higher than normal temperatures are shown in red and lower than normal temperatures are shown in blue) 2013: ‘video 0:59‘.

Amazon deforestation (Rondonia, Brazil), animation in Google Earth (in 1975, 1989, 2001 and 2009): ‘video 0:32‘.

Ocean Acidification with Dr. Carol Turley: “Increasing Ocean Acidification”, 2014: ‘Video 5:34’.

Ocean Acidification with Andrew Dickson: “Acidic Oceans: Why Should We Care?”, 2009: ‘Video 56:45’.

The Grantham Institute for Climate Change Annual Lecture 2013, given by Professor Thomas Stocker, University of Bern, Switzerland and Co-chair of IPCC WGI: “The closing doors of climate targets”: ‘video 1:09:49‘.

Isaac Asimov speaks about the Greenhouse Effect in 1989 (the video is part of a presentation at the Humanist Institute in New York, 1989): ‘video 2:38‘.

If you like humor, you can see this feature with John Oliver from Last Week Tonight (hosting a mathematically representative climate change debate, 2014): ‘video 4:26‘.

See also 30 cartoons on global warming and environment from India and across the world: ‘‘.

The top image is from the video with James Balog (Columbia Glacier, Alaska).

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