Thinking about how you say something is rather important if you need to effectively tell a story. Presenting an array of numbers such as the following will simply not cut it because it does not effectively convey the saga of what is actually going on, even if the numbers are meaningful and accurate. 2013 64.570 322.000 0.16 0.18 … Read more #Arctic sea ice update
Data coming in from distinctly different sources such as NASA, NOAA and also the UK’s Met Office all now confirm that the previous warmest year ever recorded, 2015, is now in second place and that 2016 is now the warmest year ever recorded. Quite rightly this is being picked up and reported by major news … Read more It’s official, 2016 was the warmest year – #Climate
Rex Tillerson, the CEO of ExxonMobil, is now Mr Tumps candidate for the office of US Secretary of State. As is normal, last week he presented himself before a confirmation hearing convened by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. From this point we can now wave goodby to the word ‘normal’. Many of his answers were quite frankly jaw dropping, … Read more Will Rex Tillerson become US Secretary of State – #climate risks
The Arctic sea ice extent has never been seen this low before at this time of year. Right now in the middle of winter it should be growing, but it is not, the growth has once again stalled. To drive this point home, here are a couple of extracts from Michael Le Page’s Jan 16th … Read more #Arctic Sea Ice Extent – Mid Jan Update
Some have been claiming that the #Arctic melt was simply a short term blip due to a bit of extraordinary weather, and that the normal patterns are now reasserting themselves. Sadly twitter is full of misinformation. Let’s take a quick peek at the data and see if this is correct. You can check the measured … Read more Is #arctic sea ice extent recovering?
As part of his closing act, President Obama has been outlining the dire risks associated with abandoning his policies … In a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, he warned of the risks to millions of Americans of repealing the Affordable Care Act without an adequate replacement. In the Harvard Law Review, he touted his administration’s … Read more Obama writes article in science journal making economic case for renewables – #climate