Solid Proof that Parachutes Don’t Work

Let’s make something clear up front, this article is not actually about Parachutes. There is something far more serious coming up, so stick with me here. I will however say that the parachute study is quite real. Within the British Medical Journal there is research paper titled “Parachute use to prevent death and major trauma … Read more

Climate Updates: The Past, The Present, & The Future

This week I have three distinct climate updates … Let’s take them one by one. Oil giant ExxonMobile had very accurate predictions for climate change in 1970s If you dig a bit into the history of our modern understanding of climate change then one name that will pop up is James Hansen. In the1980s he … Read more

#Climate Updates: Can we doubt Climate Change?

While most people do accept the reality that we live in a warming world, some still do not. That is inevitable because the oil and gas industry has an ever abiding motivation to keep their lights on by persuading us to keep our lights on exclusively via their product. If indeed you have doubts about … Read more

Climate Solutions: How can we store enough energy?

If we abandon the burning of fossil fuels and instead lean heavily into alternative energy sources such as wind and solar, then there exists a need to be able to store vast amounts of energy to keep the lights on … literally. The term is “Grid Storage” Obviously solar only works during the day so … Read more

Two New bits of scary Climate Science News

A popular Science Fiction theme often involves humans going out there, finding a suitable world and then proceeding to terraform it so that it becomes ideal for human habitation. That was literally the background plot for the 1986 Aliens, a sequel to the 1979 Alien movie. For those not familiar with it, the plot revolves … Read more

Exceeding 1.5°C global warming could trigger multiple climate tipping points

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There is a rather alarming new paper that has been published within the peer reviewed journal Science on Sep 9, 2022. Since it is titled “Exceeding 1.5°C global warming could trigger multiple climate tipping points”, I guess you can perhaps say that there is a clue there within the name regarding the content. This is … Read more