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Another Climate Metric: metres/day

We have another climate metric to add to W/m^2 (climate forcing), GT/year (CO2 emissions), mm/year (sea level rise) and oC/decade (temperature change) and that would be m/day. Meters per day is for tracking how quickly climatic zones will move as a result of man-made climate change and it is actually an astonishingly high number.  David…

August Monthly Anomaly Smashes Previous Record

August sea ice extent in the Arctic this year was 640,000 square kilometers below the previous record set in 2007.  It is also already a record monthly low for any month, though that record will not last as it is going to be broken this September when the lowest extent of the year is normally…

The Bottleneck Years Chapter 3 Table of Contents Chapter 5 by H.E. Taylor Chapter 4 Matt, May 18. 2055 When I got home from CCU, Matt was over talking to dad. We sat around the kitchen table catching up. Jon had got the job with the Senator. Matt was predictably down on politicians. After a…

His attitude might more resemble this below (very funny)! (seen at P3) I always say that living well is about choosing when to laugh and when to cry…

Rising Oceans vs You and Your Family

Most of you will have heard by now of Mitt Romney’s convention chuckle at the expense of the global biosphere, of which you and your family are of a part: “President Obama promised to slow the rise of the oceans and to heal the planet. My promise is to help you and your family.” (Full…

Another Week of GW News, September 2, 2012

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another Week of Climate Disruption News Information is not Knowledge…Knowledge is notWisdom September 2, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, PIF, AMS, Wadham, Maldives…