It’s difficult to understand the future of climate change. For one thing, it’s difficult to know anything about the future, … Continue reading The future of climate change
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?
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 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
This is not a gloom and doom article about the end of the world. The obvious answer to the question … Continue reading Are we doomed?
The end of the Bison on the Great Plains happened around the 1880s. This was the point when herds of … Continue reading The End of the Bison on the Great Plains
Our times are, without doubt, very dark times. The darkest specter is that global warming and species extinction may mean … Continue reading A sliver of hope?
Butterflies like these are an important part of The Moth Snowstorm: a powerful tale of extinction. The above images of … Continue reading The Moth Snowstorm: a powerful tale of extinction.
I have always considered Europe to be one of the most progressives places in the world. But it turns out … Continue reading Is Europe green, actually?
I’m very much afraid that we are rapidly coming to the end of birds, butterflies and wildflowers. In the last … Continue reading The end of birds, butterflies and wildflowers
In 2008 Mark Lynas wrote a book on what life would be like on a much hotter planet. The book … Continue reading Our Future on a Hotter Planet