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Three Beliefs We Hold

1 - Climate change is real and humans are contributing to its effects.*

2 - Climate change is a scientific fact and not a political issue.

3 - Climate change is an existential threat to everyone in the world, including Stillwater, Minnesota.

*This is due to the fact that the vast majority of accredited climate scientists, with their peer-reviewed and approved analysis, support this position.

Will Climate Change Stop If We Stop Emitting Carbon Tomorrow?  | Hot Mess 🌎
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Hot Mess

Will Climate Change Stop If We Stop Emitting Carbon Tomorrow? | Hot Mess 🌎

Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/DonateMESS Please SUBSCRIBE! ►► http://bit.ly/hotmess_sub And support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/hotmesspbs Imagine that aliens landed and gifted us a clean, limitless energy source. And instead of killing each other over this technology, we decided to immediately transform the world into a carbon-free society. This wonderous source would power our homes, industries, cars and planes, and humanity’s annual rate of carbon pollution would almost instantly fall to zero. So if we kicked our carbon addiction tomorrow, what would that mean for global warming? Connect with us on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/HotMessPBS Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hotmesspbs Facebook: http://facebook.com/hotmesspbs References: http://bit.ly/2wqZ7aQ ----------- Host/Editor-In-Chief: Joe Hanson Writer: Eli Kintisch Creative Director: David Schulte Editors/Animators: Karl Boettcher Producers: Stephanie Noone & Amanda Fox Story Editor: Alex Reich ----------- Produced by PBS Digital Studios Theme Music: Eric Friend/Optical Audio Music: APM Stock images from http://www.shutterstock.com Thanks to the funders of Peril & Promise for supporting PBS Digital Studios. Peril & Promise is a national public media initiative from WNET telling human stories of climate change and its solutions. Learn more at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/peril-and-promise/
Climate Change: How does it really work? | ClimateScience #1
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ClimateScience - Solve Climate Change

Climate Change: How does it really work? | ClimateScience #1

You’ve seen it in the news, heard it on the radio, maybe you even heard about it on TikTok but are you sure you truly know what climate change is? Today’s episode will explain how a sudden increase in greenhouse gases has resulted in a warming planet that could prove deadly to millions. ClimateScience is a registered charity in the UK led by over 150 young enthusiastic volunteers. Our mission is to make real, long-term climate solutions actionable. DISCUSSIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Website: https://climatescience.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/climate_science/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Climate_Sci Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClimateScienceEducation/ Olympiad: https://climatescience.org/olympiad/ OUR ANIMATION ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Original Animation produced by Bruna Hernandes using After Effects OUR SCRIPT ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Our scripts are created by ClimateScience’s science writing team (https://climate-science.com/about/) OUR VOICE ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ The ClimateScience voice is JP Arellano using a Yeti BLUE microphone OUR MUSIC ♬♪ ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Original soundtrack composed by Mackenzie Boys-Eddy using Logic ProX SOURCES: ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ “This atmosphere acts like a barrier that protects us from harmful radiation from the sun.”: http://gsp.humboldt.edu/OLM/Courses/GSP_216_Online/lesson2-1/atmosphere.html “The atmosphere also helps keep the earth warm enough to support life. This happens because some of the gases in our atmosphere like carbon dioxide and methane are able to trap heat from the sun.”: https://climate.nasa.gov/faq/19/what-is-the-greenhouse-effect/ “Without any greenhouse gases our earth would be cold and deserted like mars but too much of it would make our planet hot and lifeless like venus. We need just the right amount to have a climate like that on Earth.” https://www.nrdc.org/stories/greenhouse-effect-101 & https://climate.nasa.gov/faq/19/what-is-the-greenhouse-effect/ “As a matter of fact, CO2 , the greenhouse gas responsible for about 80% of global temperature rise”: https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/greenhouse-gas-concentrations-atmosphere-reach-yet-another-high “only makes up around 0.03% of our atmosphere!”: https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/earthfact.html “Unfortunately many of our factories, cars, power plants and the way we make our food emit plenty of greenhouse gases when they burn fossil fuels like coal and oil. This adds more co2 to the atmosphere, thereby making our planet hotter!”: https://www.climate.gov/news-features/understanding-climate/climate-change-atmospheric-carbon-dioxide “We used to be in an ice age not long ago.”: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/325/5941/710.abstract?casa_token=NlnteMXszYAAAAAA:ZUsj4qbat_jHaDB24XoYz3PwwozeseAliUMJ5fFTU86UyVzra_pilZGztz2AKS0Ju6_OQfIMwwA3XbQ “The difference this time is the rate at which the earth is warming. The planet is warming much faster than it is used to! Global air temperatures have gone up by about 1 degree since the industrial revolution.”: https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/#:~:text=Global%20Temperature%20Rise,made%20emissions%20into%20the%20atmosphere. “Two thirds of this rise in temperature has happened since 1975.”: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/world-of-change/global-temperatures “In the past it’s taken the planet about 5,000 years to warm 5 degrees. We’re expected to go 20 times faster than that this century!”: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/features/GlobalWarming/page3.php#:~:text=Models%20predict%20that%20Earth%20will,at%20least%2020%20times%20faster. “rising temperatures result in higher sea levels as hotter water expands and melting ice flows into the seas. A warmer climate will also lead to more extreme weather events such as intense hurricanes and longer droughts.“: https://climate.nasa.gov/effects/
Can YOU Fix Climate Change?
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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

Can YOU Fix Climate Change?

You want to learn more about science? Check out our sciency products on the kurzgesagt shop – all designed with love and produced with care. Getting something from the kurzgesagt shop is the best way to support us and to keep our videos free for everyone. ►► https://kgs.link/shop-149 (Worldwide Shipping Available) Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-climate-how/ This video was supported by Gates Notes, the personal blog of Bill Gates, where he writes about global health, climate change, and more. Check out it out to learn more about ways the world can work together to reach zero greenhouse gas emissions: https://www.gatesnotes.com/Climate-and-energy?WT.mc_id=2021_ClimateCtr2021_CTRKurt-YT_&WT.tsrc=CTRKurtYT To get some background on how we deal with sponsorships please read this blog post: https://medium.com/@Kurzgesagt/kurzgesagt-sponsorships-on-youtube-3121a45b0fe9 Never before in human history have we been richer, more advanced or powerful. And yet we feel overwhelmed in the face of rapid climate change. It seems simple on the surface. Greenhouse gases trap energy from the Sun and transfer it to our atmosphere. This leads to warmer winters, harsher summers. Dry places become drier and wet places wetter. Countless ecosystems will die while the rising oceans swallow coasts and the cities we build on them. So why don’t we just like… prevent all of that? Well, it’s complicated. OUR CHANNELS ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ German Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeDE Spanish Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeES HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT US? ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is how we make our living and it would be a pleasure if you support us! Get Merch designed with ❤ https://kgs.link/shop-149 Join the Patreon Bird Army 🐧 https://kgs.link/patreon DISCUSSIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Reddit: https://kgs.link/reddit Instagram: https://kgs.link/instagram Twitter: https://kgs.link/twitter Facebook: https://kgs.link/facebook Discord: https://kgs.link/discord Newsletter: https://kgs.link/newsletter OUR VOICE ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ The Kurzgesagt voice is from Steve Taylor: https://kgs.link/youtube-voice OUR MUSIC ♬♪ ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ 700+ minutes of Kurzgesagt Soundtracks by Epic Mountain: Spotify: https://kgs.link/music-spotify Soundcloud: https://kgs.link/music-soundcloud Bandcamp: https://kgs.link/music-bandcamp Youtube: https://kgs.link/music-youtube Facebook: https://kgs.link/music-facebook The Soundtrack of this video: Nuclear Death Toll: Soundcloud: https://bit.ly/2W2g9fn Bandcamp: https://bit.ly/3krkW3n Climate Doom Soundcloud: https://bit.ly/2XQFcmD Bandcamp: https://bit.ly/3hWCfrt Climate Change: Soundcloud: https://bit.ly/3o2jdUB Bandcamp: https://bit.ly/3lTUSh4 If you want to help us caption this video, please send subtitles to subtitle@kurzgesagt.org You can find info on what subtitle files work on YouTube here: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2734698?hl=en-GB&ref_topic=7296214 Thank you! 🐦🐧🐤 PATREON BIRD ARMY 🐤🐧🐦 ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Many Thanks to our wonderful Patreons (from http://kgs.link/patreon) who support us every month and made this video possible: MrXPotato, Pete Stoppani, Kyona Jarrett, Rey, Patsch, eSyr, Csaba Vajai, Phantom Foreskin, Willis Scothorn, William Pyburn, Amdla Chadwick, Nguyễn Thái Minh, Joan Oliveras Torra, Oivind, Juniper, Amallama, Serge-Eric Tremblay, Saul, Doctor Beer, 何智超, Beanslinger2, Friso Sikkema, Guntard, Kim Allen, Bianca Rosner, Vladimir Smykalov, KaTech, Alex, Kenneth Smith, Jason Azarpay, Karin Busby, christina yessaian, TehWeezle, timo, Colin Christopher, DIOMEDES ABCMNXYZ, Greg Schein, Partho P. Das, Olivier Maigniez, Steffan R., Jesse Newsome, Nikolas Anctil, Timothy James Fritz, Matrisku Boldivan, Ethan Hernandez, Ignimbrite Tuff, Dragonisser, Albert Mark, A, Vivek Narsimha Dondeti, Dimitri Averboukh, DJ 0zymandias, Leewyn Jacobs, John Allemang, RoboPhred, meat man, DRHAKE, Yohan Lee, Mecenate, Héctor Díaz, Steven Giallourakis, Dylan Savosnick, jamx2, Ben C, Kevin Finni, Tom Timmerman, ConfettiBoxer, Ivan, Elliot Moore, Nym Moondown, Fredrik Dreyer, LeqKsi, Ruchira Ramachandra, Martin Kristjansen, Bruce Welch, Talon Gutierrez, Alexander de Weese, Christopher Dasenbrock, Alexis White, Gadjiz Goblin, Megs, Kevin Winoto, WernO, Erik O., CyberValkyrie, Chad McHenry, António Lima, Ruth Korwel, Matthew Korwel, Anibal Gomez, Paul Gaffey, Mayank Singh, nate dolan, Beert, Bernadette Eve, jveezy, Frederik Polachowski, Felix the Cat, Surya Avala, Ewan Cassidy, Stefanie Saw, David Hayes, Hayden Christensen, Tealer, Luiz Vieira Pinto Neto, Mykola Ohoiko, Grey_Matter, Tomasz Paź, Joshuah hinojosa, Rob OBrien, Gavin H, Nico Latzel, Berbnote, Klara C.
We WILL Fix Climate Change!
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Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

We WILL Fix Climate Change!

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