Monday, August 24, 2015

Some Recent Climate Change Videos I Liked - August 2015

Climate Change, Consumerism and the Pope

Synopsis from UCTV:  After being summoned to the Vatican to advise on climate change, Dan Kammen of UC Berkeley shares an insider's view on what inspired Pope Francis to issue such a passionate plea to protect the earth in Laudato Si, his 2015 encyclical on the environment. As a practicing Catholic, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm (now with U C Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute) praises the Pope for presenting "human ecology" as a moral issue in this lively exchange with Kammen and Henry E. Brady, dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley.

This video is about 28 minutes .. if you want to watch the 1 minute 20 second synopsis, click here.

Cap and Trade Simplified

New media website CalMatters provides an animation overview of the California Cap and Trade system.

Climate Change Affecting Wine Grapes

Al Jazeera America Reports on how the wine grape industry is impacted by climate change.

Climate Change and California's Dying Forests

Canadian network CBC reports on how climate change is impacting California forests.

Climate Change and Lake Mead

Pat Mulroy, former general manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, talks about the growing water crisis in the West, where Lake Mead is now at its lowest level since the Hoover Dam was built in 1939.  Mulroy is now associated with the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program.

Carbon Negative Fuels

Evan Edgar of Clean Fleets talks about carbon-negative fuels and California Cap and Trade.

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