Getting closer to the terminus of the Rasmussen Glacier in East Greenland. The ice stands almost 200 feet above the surface of the water with many more hundreds of feet of ice hidden below the surface. It’s a dangerous thing getting too close to an actively calving glacier as it can break off on the underside and PPP up without warning. We tend to stay at least twice the distance of the height of the glacier away. So in this image we are still hundreds of feet away from the glacier. #eastgreenland #camilleseaman #ice #glacier #calving #climatechange #meltingaway #photography

Environmental chair throws snowball on Senate floor to rail against global warming

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) does not believe that humans contribute to global warming, and on Thursday he took to the Senate floor with some hard evidence in tow: a snowball. Then he threw it.

 In a speech criticizing  the “hysteria” around global warming, Inhofe – who  chairs the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works –  pointed to a particular snowstorm five years ago that set a new  record at the time, seemingly suggesting that heavy snowfall is  proof against climate change.

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How Can Springtime Help Predict Climate Change?

When 2014 ended up being the warmest year ever (since man started measuring the temperature every year back in 1880) people were frightened and surprised at the same time. Some would say it was just nature - other would say it’s man-made. But now there can be no doubt. The first 3 months of 2015 is the warmest start of a year since 1880. 

Everywhere but on the east coast of Canda and the U.S. measured some of the highest temperatures ever. This means more forest fires, more land becoming desert, lack of fresh water sources (and declining), ice melting on the poles, crops being ruined and many other very harmful things.

Together we can fight and stop climate change. Let’s do it!

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On Saturday night, President Obama got real on the topic of climate change and the inaction of Congress. Here’s what he said: 

“Instead of doing anything about it, we’ve got elected officials throwing snowballs in the Senate. It is crazy! What about our kids? What kind of stupid, short-sighted, irresponsible, bull—” 

While it was part of a skit, the joke was that Obama wasn’t joking. Gotta give him props for being able to keep his cool when dealing with these fools

Climate Change

In class today my teacher informed me that 8% of Australian’s don’t believe in climate change.
Our media however makes it look like a much more different situation with a very much split media portrayal.

Saying that, I was wondering how has climate change already impacted you, does your community believe in it ? & where are you from.

I am very interested to see your responses.