Music Video about Weather and Climate
One of Bill Nye's music videos about weather and climate. The song, with quick lyrics and catch tune, briefly addresses the various climates in the desert, tropical rainforest, tundra, and temperate forest. Run time 1:37
Bio Bulletin: The Ecology of Climate Change
The boreal forest, which stretches across northern latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle, is a key region for studying climate change—and not just the impacts. Follow ecologists into Alaska's boreal forest to learn more in this new Science Bulletins video. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part of the Department of Education at the American Museum of Natural History. Each Bulletin is produced by AMNHs curator
Climate conference highlights poor
Over 600 scientists and policymakers gather in Hong Kong to discuss the issue of climate change.
Unusual Suspects: Resurgence, resilience and regeneration in the face of Climate Change
A conversation with community leaders about the experiences of their communities, as they propose and implement novel climate change interventions that challenge the technocratic alternatives produced by central policy players in government or business sectors. Whether it's urban farming, renewable energy, or public health concerns, diverse individuals are stepping up and joining forces to strategize and optimize their creative potential in the face of climate change. Will Allen, CEO, Growing
Erno Goldfinger : designing modern Britain
London's Design Museum's website has provided this online resource on the Hungarian architect Erno Goldfinger (1902-1987), who was responsible for a number of London buildings, including his own home at 2 Willow Road, Hampstead and the 31-floored Trellick Tower in North Kensington, which is now a Grade II listed building. This resource was part of an online version of an exhibition on the 'The Mars Group: Designing Modern Britain', held at the Design Museum in 2006. Photos of a number of Goldfin
Homepage of G. C. Kálmán
The website "Homepage of G. C. Kálmán" is the personal page of the Hungarian literary theorist and critic György C. Kálmán. The page provides personal information on Kálmán and detailed information on his academic activity. A full list of publication is posted, arranged in various groups: before 1990 and after 1991 (that is before and after the author's PhD title); major and minor publications; and citations. The author posts on this web page several of his papers
Forest resilience, biodiversity, and climate change
Resilience is the capacity of a forest to recover from external (mainly human-induced) pressures. Maintaining and restoring biodiversity in forests promotes their resilience. This 68-page paper from the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the UNEP reviews the concepts of ecosystem resilience, resistance, and stability in forests and their relationship to biodiversity, with particular reference to climate change. The relationships between biodiversity, productivity and function, and resi
Defra's climate change plan 2010
This 172-page document outlines Defra's plans to make "sustainable adaptation decisions" in conjunction with its key delivery partners: the Environment Agency, Natural England, and the Forestry Commission. It explains what Defra is doing to support the countrys transition to a low-carbon economy, develop stronger scientific evidence, and develop better skills.
Tube your Future
Tube Your Future is a video contest aimed at 3rd, 4th and 5th year secondary education students who create and film their own ideas of what it is like to work in the world of science and technology by interviewing a professional in their respective discipline. The contest is organised by the science centre, NEMO and it was developed in 2008 as a pilot project within the context of the European research project GAPP whose purpose is to encourage more students, particularly girls, into an educatio
Energy : engineering themes : Ingenia Online
This webpage presents full-text articles from the Royal Academy of Engineerings quarterly magazine Ingenia - this section covers topics within the energy field.
China Patent Agent (H.K.)
Website of China Patent Agent (H.K.) a firm of patent and trademark attorneys established in 1984 as a quasi government entity to provide legal services for overseas clients. The site provides information on Chinese patent laws which can be downloaded from the site in English. The laws cover patents, trademarks, copyright, layout design of integrated circuits, new plant varieties and cyber law (domain name disputes). There are also international treaties, case summaries, a selection of FAQs and
This lesson plan should be used for grades 5-7 to help practice, learn, and implement the scientific method, using a self-directed study.
Japan in war and peace
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘Allied’
Gastric Lavage Procedure Animation
This resource can be used to illustrate the gastric lavage procedure Gastric lavage is the standard method of obtaining specimens for Tuberculosis TB diagnosis in young children. It is generally carried out only in infants and children below the age of two years In older children specimens for TB microscopy and culture are better obtained by sputum induction or voluntary coughing. There are two items included here Gastric lavage Presentation PPT presentation that illustrates and explains the pro
What Causes the Gulf Stream?
Even with the waves lapping at their feet, few people consider ocean currents and their importance to global climate. Although the Gulf Stream cannot be seen flowing by off North America's East Coast, in Western Europe, the current's warming effect is undeniable. This video segment adapted from NOVA uses satellite imagery to illustrate the Gulf Stream's path and animations to explain how atmospheric phenomena cause it to move. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:51.
Making a Living, Creatively: The Role of Intellectual Property
Robert P. Merges, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Professor of Law and Technology; Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology; University of California, Berkeley
Global information technology report: Making progress
Denmark and the Nordic countries again dominate the rankings in the Global Information Technology Report, but this year the United States and South Korea make progress in the Networked Readiness Index (NRI) for 2007-2008, which covers a record number of 127 developed and developing economies around the world.
Today with the benefit of seven years of data, we have concrete, hard data to support the statement that technology does in fact make a country more competitive, says Soumitra
The economics of climate change
Rich countries have to take the lead in fighting global climate change. Lord Nicholas Stern, an economics professor from the London School of Economics, says that without a commitment from wealthy countries, carbon emissions will become deeply damaging right across the economy and around the world.
Kick-starting growth in Europe in the face of global competition
With European growth lagging behind that of Asia, the issue of how Europe can kick-start its economy came under the spotlight at the Leadership Summit.
Shell CEO van der Veer: Carbon dioxide regulation necessary to make the markets work
If governments do not intervene, industries will meet the growing demands for energy in the cheapest way possible, and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will increase. That puts Jeroen van der Veer, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell plc, one of the worlds leading petroleum companies, in an odd position: a leading capitalist campaigning for more government regulation.