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Cyclone over Arctic Ocean – August 24, 2019

As illustrated by above map, Arctic heating is accelerating, with temperatures showing up in the Arctic that are up to 4.41°C hotter than the average global temperature during 1880-1920. The image below shows two plots. On the left-hand side is…

Poor and Rich Face Economic Loss as World Warms

Yet another study predicts economic loss as the world gets hotter.  And the richer nations will also feel the pain. By the close of the century, the United States could be more than 10% poorer, thanks to the economic loss…

NASA: Amazon Wildfire Activity Slightly Below Average This Year

Short summary: We have had wildfires for many years now in the Amazon, even in the tropical rainforest – mainly started by humans for forest clearing and ranching. It is not enough to impact significantly on the Paris agreement pledges…

Climate Activists Erupt After DNC Officials Reject Global Warming Debate

Climate activists associated with the Sunrise Movement shouted down members of the Democratic National Committee after they rejected a proposal to host a single-issue debate on global warming. Several people associated with the group interrupted the DNC meeting, singing the…

To fight climate change, we may have to return to the age of airships

At this point, staving off climate change is probably not a matter of gentle tweaks and nudges. We may have to give up cars completely. And our diets are in for a major overhaul. But one proposal floated by Austrian…