“A Carbon Tax: Calculating the Cost of Fossil Fuels to Society” by James Hansen

This presentation is brought to you by Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, and a generous investment by Julie Ann Wrigley. The problem is that energy is very useful. And people want to raise their standard of living, including places like India and China. And they have every right to do […]

Carbon Capture – Humanity’s Last Hope?

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Skillshare. Home to over twenty five thousand classes that could teach you a new life skill. We rarely witness evolution on a timeframe short enough for a single human life to take notice. These changes usually occur over many lifetimes, the gradual drift of a […]

EU unveils one trillion euro investment plan to make Europe first carbon-neutral continent

the european union has unveiled a massive investment plan to make europe the climate neutral Content ID to year 2050 the European Commission said Tuesday that it’s one trillion euro were 1.1 trillion u.s. dollar plan will make the EU s economy more environmentally friendly and tackle climate issues over the next 10 years the […]

Environmental Econ: Crash Course Economics #22

Adriene: Welcome to Crash Course Economics. I’m Adriene Hill Jacob: And I’m Jacob Clifford. Economics is about choices, and how we use our scarce resources. It’s not just about producing and consuming, it can also be about conserving. Adriene: Maybe counterintuitively, economics has a lot to add to discussions of how we can balance our […]

Solar Cell Makes Fuel From CO2 and Sunlight

Hello, this is Monica Simeonova and welcome to the Eatglobe Newsroom in Varna. Scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago have found a way to create a solar cell which essentially does the work of plants by converting atmospheric carbon dioxide into fuel. Opposite to the conventional photovoltaic solar cells, which absorb sunlight and […]

‘Revolutionary’ CO2 maps zoom in on greenhouse gas sources

>>This video presents results from the Vulcan Project, an effort to quantify fossil fuel CO2 emissions over the United States in high space and time resolution. We’ll also be showing those emissions transported through the atmosphere using an atmospheric transport model. Many people have contributed to the Vulcan Project, including researchers at Purdue University, Colorado […]

Fossil Fuels: A Risky Business?

Over the next decade the fossil fuel industry risks wasting over 1 trillion US dollars. But its not just their problem your money could be at risk too. Why? The fossil fuel industry assumes that in the future both demand and prices will be high. They believe that all the carbon buried in the ground […]

How humans disrupted a cycle essential to all life

The earth has an elegant cycle of life. It’s the story of carbon. And over billions of years, it has evolved to look something like this. And it starts with a plant. Plants and microorganisms absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Then they use energy from the sun to convert that carbon into oxygen… And […]