Environment

Of Virtue, Wisdom, & Perspective

By at 11 July, 2012, 9:42 am

[Note: It has been pointed out to me, quite appropriately, that without context for the connotative values of truth and reality that I am inferring, the article makes less sense. For context I am using ‘truth’ as the absolute and reality as the perspective bias form the individual.]   Plato, perspective, truth, reality… tribes? Learning, […]

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Climate Change: Lines of Evidence Movie

By at 3 July, 2012, 8:46 am

The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Science and Climate, has produced this movie to explain what is known about climate science. I directed the movie working with the NAS and many different science organizations and scientists that assisted in development of the many different aspects of science illustrated in the […]

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Climate Change Security & Communications

By at 13 December, 2011, 9:01 pm

Here are a collection of the talks done by John P. Reisman and Q&A sections of those talks from the OSS Foundation talks done at the AGU Fall Meeting in 2011 where 22,000 scientists converged to discuss the latest in Earth physical science. The complete set of OSS talks can be seen by visiting the […]

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Climate Communications: Zürich, ETH

By at 28 January, 2011, 5:54 pm

Global Warming, Economics, Security: Understanding what climate change means in relation to our economy, and security, is critical in enabling public and policy makers to comprehend what is involved in formulating a better path toward meaningful solutions.

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Climate Science History

By at 14 October, 2010, 12:00 pm

Global warming and climate change science is not as new as some may think. We have known reasonably well for more than a century that mankind could influence the climate through industrial production of greenhouse gases.

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The Greenhouse Effect

By at 14 June, 2010, 12:35 pm

Increases in greenhouse gas concentrations due to industrial output is causing ‘global warming’ and global warming is causing ‘climate change’.

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Arctic Ice Melt

By at 11 May, 2010, 3:11 am

Global warming has many effects in the climate system. Loss of the Arctic ice will effect atmospheric circulation patterns. This will impact existing infrastructure regarding food production and have a cascading effect in other areas important to human society.

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