Is Intensity of Hurricanes increasing?

Hurricanes

We are going to talk about Hurricanes and a new study that examines the trend regarding their intensity. With a warming climate the conclusion of the study, which we will get to, feels like an obvious one, but in the context of the prevailing taking points promoted by those opposed to science it brings a … Read more Is Intensity of Hurricanes increasing?

Sea level rise – Millions at risk by 2100

Millions at risk by 2100 from sea level rise

A new peer-reviewed paper published on 29th Oct within Nature Communications highlights the risk that millions face from sea level rise by 2100. Titled “New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding“, the paper translates sea level rise projections into actual exposures. Highlights As a result of heat-trapping pollution … Read more Sea level rise – Millions at risk by 2100

Science in Action – Correcting Mistakes

science

This is a story about what happened when a published peer-reviewed paper was discovered to be wrong. It is a great illustration of science being a process about the pursuit of truth. For some “Science” is perhaps viewed as a body of knowledge. For example in some educational systems it is a topic where you … Read more Science in Action – Correcting Mistakes