Climate Change



great barrier reef bleaching
I’ve previously written about the 2016 bleaching event at the great barrier reef back in 2016. The update is that a new paper has just been published in Nature that contains a scientific analysis of what happened. Entitled “Global warming transforms coral reef assemblages“, it explains … Our study bridges […]

Study: #GreatBarrierReef at ‘unprecedented’ risk of collapse after major bleaching event


Mississippi
In addition to the news about the slowing down of the Ocean Circulation system we also have news that rising seas are causing problems in the Mississippi River Delta. There is a new study that reveals the scope of the problem. Entitled “Anatomy of Mississippi Delta growth and its implications for […]

Seas are rising too fast to save much of the Mississippi River Delta



ocean circulation
Two new and quite independent studies have been published in Nature with some rather dire news concerning a slowdown of ocean circulation due to climate change. Both concern the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) that is perhaps better known as a Gulf Stream. The first provides direct evidence that it […]

Dire News: Climate Change causing Ocean Circulation to slow down



evangelicals
If you read what I post, (hat tip to all three of you), then you are perhaps aware that there are two topics that tend to dominate my daily scribbling, namely religious belief, and climate change. What is perhaps fascinating to me is the combination of both of these topics […]

How Fossil Fuel Money Made Climate Change Denial the Word of God