Climate Change


UN Emissions Gap Report
In yesterday’s posting about the new WGO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin that highlights where we stand with measurements of the Climate Change inducing greenhouse gas emissions, the big highlight is that the rate at which CO2 is increasing has accelerated. This insight quite naturally feeds into the topic for today – […]

New UN Emissions Gap report – We must do far more


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Dr. Marshall Shepherd, a former NASA scientist, has written an interesting article in Forbes in which he highlights three specific Climate specific news articles that broke this week. He notes … I bet there is a good chance that you did not hear about them … and for the average […]

Three Important Climate Change Stories that Broke This Week


Dangerous Global Warming
If we proceed with a business-as-usual scenario and fail to take truly meaningful decisive action to address Climate Change then there is about a 50 percent possibility that global temperatures will rise by 4 degrees celsius. This is an actual¬†existential threat for our species and would be quite deadly. Where […]

Avoiding Dangerous Global Warming: The Window Is Closing



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The observation that we are seeing Hurricanes that are unprecedented and also of a size never seen before in the West Atlantic will quite naturally inspire many to wonder if there is a Climate Change connection. There is. This is because Climate Change does indeed directly increase Hurricane intensity. As […]

Does Climate Change really Impact Hurricane intensity?


The prevailing initiatives for addressing climate change are focused upon the reduction of our CO2 emissions via the Paris Agreement. This is of course a rather obvious step, but what is also becoming clear is that current goals will not be enough. Some longer term thinking has been articulated within […]

Reducing CO2 is not enough to deal with Climate Change