A new study published in the journal “Geophysical Research Letters” shows that global warming is changing wind-driven ocean currents. … Continue reading Warming is changing ocean currents
The loss of phytoplankton in the earth’s oceans may end up destroying all animals on the earth, including us, possibly … Continue reading The ocean is necessary for our survival
The majority of Americans think that climate change is real, that it is caused by humans and that this is … Continue reading In many ways America is not a democracy
Human beings evolved in a very narrow window of conditions that allowed them to prosper. We can only thrive in … Continue reading Eleven threats of climate change
Parts of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia are showing signs of another bleaching event. As the seas around Australia … Continue reading Great Barrier Reef shows more bleaching
Does global warming doom us all? I’ve written on this subject several times before. Actually, I wrote about this … Continue reading Does global warming doom us all?
I’m afraid that David Wallace-Wells’ article, The Cautious Case for Climate Optimism is not so optimistic at all. In fact … Continue reading The Cautious Case for Climate Optimism
The meltdown of the Andes glaciers means disaster for many of the people living in the area. The large glaciers … Continue reading Meltdown of the Andes glaciers means disaster
In late February of 2020 Bill McKibben published an article in The New York Review of Books entitled “A Very … Continue reading What happened in climate in 2019
The Wildflowers of Yankee Boy Basin are the best wildflowers I’ve seen anywhere in in the high Rockies. Yankee Boy … Continue reading The Wildflowers of Yankee Boy Basin
We have known for over ten years that climate change is largely irreversible. In January of 2009 a scientific study … Continue reading Climate Change is Irreversible
The arctic permafrost is thawing and this is transforming the Arctic. The permafrost is a frozen layer of soil and … Continue reading The Arctic Permafrost is Thawing
Climate researchers have recently discovered a new tipping point, cloud cover. Previous to the discovery of the new cloud-cover tipping … Continue reading A new tipping point, cloud cover.
One of the newer ideas in climate change research is that certain tipping points can combine into cascades. That is, one … Continue reading Tipping Points & the Climate Emergency
In 2008 Mark Lynas wrote a book on global warming called “Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet.” In … Continue reading A world that is five degrees warmer