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How to Save Earth From…Us

How to Save Earth From…Us

Since you’re here with us watching SciShow I’m gonna go out on a limb and guess that you’re not a big skeptic about the climate change. Of course, whether you understand it or not, it’s happening Though not understanding it could be a particularly big deal if you happen to be a country. Or someone …

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

If we look at every measure of our planet’s environment, we’re losing. We’re losing more biodiversity. We’re losing against the fight against global warming. As much as we might like to think these are getting better, they’re not. Environmental problems in the 21st century are huge problems. Things like climate change affect the entire planet. …

Climate Change: What’s So Alarming?

Climate Change: What’s So Alarming?

Carbons emissions are rising—and faster than most scientists predicted. But many climate-change alarmists seem to claim that all climate change is worse than expected. This ignores that much of the data is actually more encouraging than expected. Yes, Arctic sea ice is melting faster than the models expected. But models also predicted that Antarctic sea …

Why I Don’t Care About The Environment

Why I Don’t Care About The Environment

If you’ve been following this channel you may have noticed that over the past 73 videos the environment hasn’t gotten a single mention. This may seem surprising. A lot of people care deeply about environmental issues. I dont. And it’s not just because I’ve never made it past page 1 of an IPCC climate change …

Skyfall! Y2K vs Global Warming

Skyfall! Y2K vs  Global Warming

Some recent studies are sounding the alarm about climate change. The authors of these studies are claiming that hundreds of American cities will be largely uninhabitable within as little as 20 years! They’re forecasting chronic and catastrophic flooding in many coastal areas. Should we panic? I think not. Instead, we should do a little analytical …

How can we use wind power when there’s no wind?

How can we use wind power when there’s no wind?

“What happens when the wind isn’t blowing, the tide is turning and someone wants a cup of hot chocolate in the night? If it was up to environmentalists the answer would be ‘tough you’ll have to go without’.” Anybody who’s a fan of wind or solar power has heard the argument that the wind doesn’t …

Hydrogen; Nature’s Fuel

Hydrogen; Nature’s Fuel

Hydrogen is the most abundant element on earth. It really is nature’s fuel. We’re at a very interesting stage of development of this technology where it’s not quite ready for prime time time but it’s getting tantalizingly close Fuel cell technology is evolving, the technology is improving constantly. We’re competing in a market that we …

The Office of Environmental Management Story

In 1939, Nobel prize-winning physicist Niels Bohr argued that building an atomic bomb can never be done unless you turn the United States into one huge factory. He was right Although the Manhattan Project took less than three years to make a working bomb, in that time the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers constructed what …