The “smoking gun” is the fossil fuel signature of atmospheric CO2 molecules.Read More Debunking Climate Change Myths & Disinformation (The Baloney Buster)
April 22, 2022 update: Hello, is anybody listening? A just released IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report says we are going in the wrong direction on climate change, but there is still a narrow window left to avoid a complete catastrophe to our biosphere, and that includes us. According to an ongoing temperature analysis […]Read More Earth Day 2022
A manhole cover was clattering!Read More Portland Under Water
Well, regardless of what our envoy, John Kerry, says, the UN doesn’t believe the COP26 nations have done enough. The graph, below, paints a pretty bleak picture under most scenarios for our biosphere and most forms of animal and plant life. It portends results similar to all-out nuclear war, except in slow motion. Most animal […]Read More UN Secretary General says COP26 pledges ‘far from enough’
You will find my take on this here, along with a link to the full report (all 3900 pages).Read More IPPC’s Sixth Annual Assessment Report
As you read this, think about the climate you’re leaving for your children and subsequent generations. Give them a chance to live full, quality lives. And by the way, extend your own. https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/what-would-world-look-if-everyone-went-veganRead More What If the Whole World Went Vegan?
Normal you say? What’s so normal about this? It’s never happened before. It all harks back to Charles Perrow’s Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies. A normal (system) accident involves complexity and tight coupling that sometimes results from unforeseen system interactions. In this case, a relatively narrow canal accommodating heavy traffic and a ship about […]Read More Stuck In the Suez: A Normal Accident
“This report shows that current levels of climate ambition are very far from putting us on a pathway that will meet our Paris Agreement goals,”Read More The Window for Action to Safeguard Our Planet Is Closing Fast
According to NOAA, With a slightly cooler end to the year, the year 2020 secured the rank of second warmest year in the 141-year record, with a global land and ocean surface temperature departure from average of +0.98°C (+1.76°F). This value is only 0.02°C (0.04°F) shy of tying the record high value of +1.00°C (+1.80°F) […]Read More NOAA’s Climate Time Machine
Although the Internet and later, social media, were supposed to be democratizing and held the opportunity for establishing a global village, it seems the opposite is true. Yet, here I sit typing away on social media trying to make a progressive point about inequality and climate science. I do this despite the fact that most […]Read More Climate Science a Hoax?