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Title: Guy Mcpherson
Description/subject: "This blog focuses on the natural world, with a particular emphasis on the twin sides of our fossil-fuel addiction: (1) global climate change and (2) energy decline. Because these phenomena impact every aspect of life on Earth, specific topics range widely, and include philosophy, evolution, economics, humanity, politics, current events, and many aspects of the human condition. Guy McPherson’s website: http://ag.arizona.edu/~grm/ email: guy.r.mcpherson@gmail.com Skype: guy_mcpherson McPherson is on Facebook (personal page), Facebook again (“teacher” page, after reaching the Facebook-imposed limit on contacts), and Twitter. Nature Bats Last has a flickr account, too.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Guy MyPherson, University of Arizona
Format/size: html, Adobe Flash
Alternate URLs: http://ag.arizona.edu/~grm/
Date of entry/update: 07 January 2017

Title: James E. Hansen
Description/subject: Home | Communications | Presentations | Photos, Video & Audio | Scholarly Publications | Other Publications | CV | Blog
Author/creator: Dr. James E. Hansen
Language: English
Source/publisher: Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions Program Earth Institute Columbia University
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 25 June 2016

Title: Kevin Anderson
Language: English
Source/publisher: Kevin Anderson
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.tyndall.ac.uk/
Date of entry/update: 15 January 2017

Title: Paul Beckwith
Description/subject: "Well known and respected creator of entertaining and comprehensible videos of sometimes daunting subjects, especially in climate system science, meteorology (weather), oceanography and Earth Sciences at YouTube. Has a knack for explaining complex issues in easily understood language to the general public. Paul has been frequently called upon by fellow educators, activists, and concerned persons in the public and government (locally and nationally) to speak, narrate, expand in video, podcasts, and other interview formats such as panels, conferences, and events. Widely followed ‘influencer’ at Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube for sharing significant resources and content in Earth Sciences, climate change and geo-engineering, to name but a few. Physicist, Engineer, and now a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa. He is in a Ph.D. program, with a focus on Abrupt Climate System Change (atmosphere, oceans, Arctic, methane…)...."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Paul Beckwith
Format/size: Adobe Flash
Date of entry/update: 07 January 2017

Title: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Description/subject: Mission Statement: "The Scripps mission is to seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2018

Individual Documents

Title: Jane Goodall on the Threat of Animal Agriculture, GOP Climate Change Denial & Why She’s a Vegetarian (video)
Date of publication: 14 January 2016
Description/subject: Jane Goodall is one of the world’s leading voices on the issue of climate change and protecting the environment. A renowned primatologist, Goodall is best known for her groundbreaking work with chimpanzees and baboons. At the U.N. climate summit in Paris last month, Goodall talked Republican climate change denial, the link between diet and climate change, her hopes "to save the rainforests" from corruption and intensive farming, and how climate concerns drove her to be a vegetarian." video plus transcript
Language: English
Source/publisher: Democracy Now!
Format/size: Adobe Flash (12 Minutes)
Date of entry/update: 18 January 2016

Title: Why I must speak out about climate change (video)
Date of publication: February 2012
Description/subject: "Top climate scientist James Hansen tells the story of his involvement in the science of and debate over global climate change. In doing so he outlines the overwhelming evidence that change is happening and why that makes him deeply worried about the future."..... James Hansen Climatologist. "James Hansen has made key insights into our global climate — and inspired a generation of activists and scientists." 30 subtitle languages Help with subtitles View interactive transcript
Author/creator: James Hansen
Language: English (+ 30 subtitle languages)
Source/publisher: TED 2012
Format/size: Adobe Flash (17 minutes, 44 seconds)
Date of entry/update: 11 September 2016

Title: World on the Edge - How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse
Date of publication: 2011
Description/subject: “We can get rid of hunger, illiteracy, disease, and poverty, and we can restore the earth’s soils, forests, and fisheries. We can build a global community where the basic needs of all people are satisfied—a world that will allow us to think of ourselves as civilized.” –Lester R. Brown..... “Lester Brown tells us how to build a more just world and save the planet . . . in a practical, straightforward way. We should all heed his advice.” —President Bill Clinton... “. . . a far-reaching thinker.” —U.S. News & World Report “The best book on the environment I’ve ever read.” —Chris Swan, Financial Times “It’s exciting . . . a masterpiece!” —Ted Turner... “[Brown’s] ability to make a complicated subject accessible to the general reader is remarkable. . . ” —Katherine Salant, Washington Post “In tackling a host of pressing issues in a single book, Plan B 2.0 makes for an eye-opening read.” —Times Higher Education Supplement... “A great blueprint for combating climate change.” —Bryan Walsh, Time... "[Brown] lays out one of the most comprehensive set of solutions you can find in one place.” —Joseph Romm, Climate Progress... “. . . a highly readable and authoritative account of the problems we face from global warming to shrinking water resources, fisheries, forests, etc. The picture is very frightening. But the book also provides a way forward.” —Clare Short, British Member of Parliament...
Author/creator: Lester Brown
Language: English
Format/size: pdf (1MB-OBL version; 1.68MB-original)
Alternate URLs: http://www.earth-policy.org/images/uploads/book_files/wotebook.pdf
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2012

Title: Tyndall Centre
Description/subject: "We provide evidence to inform society’s transition to a sustainable low-carbon and climate resilient future. The Tyndall Centre is a network of universities bringing together researchers from the social and natural sciences and engineering to develop sustainable responses to climate change. We work with leaders from the public and private sectors to promote informed decisions on mitigating and adapting to climate change. "Above all, we undertake robust and independent research to identify the challenges and opportunities presented by climate change, and inform open and transparent decisions that best serve society"
Language: English
Source/publisher: Tyndall Centre
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 02 November 2017