The climate of a region consists of not only temperature, but also on many other factors. Most of these factors change drastically when the average temperature of that region changes by even a small amount. This is what we call a climate change or shift. Needless to say it severely disrupts local ecosystems.
For those of you already living in a cave, here is a recap of the worst hurricane season ever. At least for now. This video went around a bit last fall, and does not include the last few hurricanes that occurred after the season had officially ended. 2005 was also the longest hurricane season in recorded history.
A couple of graphs showing the recent and long-term variation of the Earth’s Surface temperature in the different regions with a special look at Africa. This is from the most recent UNEP report.
A couple of graphs showing the current changes being experienced in Zimbabwe, in Africa. This is from the most recent UNEP report.
A look at mountain glaciers, then and now. From the most recent UNEP report.
This is a commercial from the United Kingdom on Global Warming. It is hosted on YouTube.
Part of an ABC News documentary on Climate Change. It is hosted on YouTube.
A short message to America from the Earth featuring the Blue Man Group. It is hosted on YouTube.
A video short speaking to the dissenting opinion on global warming and climate change. It is hosted on YouTube.
A cartoon about Polar Bears and the melting ice caps. It is hosted on YouTube.
From the Competitive Enterprise Institute, this is a video from their ad campaign, “We Call It Life,” about CO2 emissions and what it means for the world. It is hosted on YouTube.
This is a short video describing the implications that global warming has upon the arctic tundra. It is hosted on YouTube.
A short clip from the BBC television series, “Are We Changing Planet Earth,” explaining the causes of climate change. It is hosted on YouTube.
A couple clips showing the possible sea level rise in several places around the world. It is hosted on YouTube.
An informative discussion about the melting of the polar ice caps. It is hosted on YouTube.
This is video shows the change in global temperature from 1884 to 2006. The data is documented as coming from NASA. It is hosted on YouTube.
This video shows the change in the Arctic Summer Sea Ice from 1990 to the present and projects the future until 2049. It is from the National Center for Atmospheric Research. It is hosted on YouTube.
This is an award winning animation showing some simple things we can do to help with climate change, as well as some big things. It is hosted on YouTube.
This video is from a weekly program that deals with various issues. This one is about Global Warming and the Kyoto protocol. It gives good numbers, but doesn’t explain the numbers very well. But it does address what big business and the government are doing. It is hosted on YouTube.