Acclaimed photographer James Balog was once a skeptic about climate change. But through his Extreme Ice Survey, he discovers undeniable evidence of our changing planet. In Chasing Ice, Balog's hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. Chasing Ice depicts a heroic photojournalist on a mission to deliver fragile hope to our carbon-powered planet.
Chasing Ice (2012)
Skeptical Science: Getting skeptical about skepticism
Winner of the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Advancement of Climate Change knowledge, the Skeptical Science forum seeks to establish a clear distinction between healthy scepticism and denial. The site’s author systematically explores and debunks the numerous arguments set out by climate change deniers. Articles are pitched at varying levels of complexity and depths, ensuring that content is both commonly accessible and scientifically robust.
Real Science: Climate Science from the Climate Scientists
The Real Science site seeks to provide rapid response by climate scientists working in the field to mainstream coverage on climate change - be this to debunk erroneous claims or to add vital context where missing. Aimed at the wider public and journalists, the analysis and commentary remains strictly science focused and does not offer any political or economic insight. This is a moderated forum.
Grist How to talk to a climate skeptic
A series of articles published in Grist by Coby Beck on “How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic” have been collected and are available in their entirety on this site. Beck’s contributions largely focus on rebutting common objections to anthropogenic climate change and are classified into four key areas: Stages of Denial; Scientific Topics; Types of Argument and Levels of Sophistication.
The primary purpose of this blog is to expose and counter attempts by those with vested interests in carbon intensive industries to greenwash their activities and hijack the debate on climate change. In the team's own words, “DeSmogBlog is here to cry foul - to shine the light on techniques and tactics that reflect badly on the PR industry and are, ultimately, bad for the planet.”
Regional green economy success stories
Green Alliance have put together some great factsheets, showing how the green economy is working in each region. This is powerful information for getting your MP on board.
Joint NGO briefing on the Energy Bill: December 2012
The Energy Bill presented to Parliament in November 2012 falls short of what we need to move towards a sustainable economy. Here the NGOs campaigning for a better Energy Bill have outlined the ways in which the Bill needs to be improved.
Green Economy: A UK success story
Green Alliance’s recent report on how green business is has quietly become a UK success story and has continued to grow steadily even whilst broader economic activity slows.