Climate Stress Signals – Tipping Points

I have two climate stories today. Both highlight how climate change is impacting ecosystems. In isolation each is alarming. Put them together and we can view them as signals, a strong warning, that these major and rather important ecosystems are suffering considerable stress and face total wipeout if we continue to do nothing truly meaningful. … Read more

Warming Oceans are changing rainfall patterns

On a planet where we are increasing the amount of greenhouse gases, both the atmosphere and also the ocean become warmer. The rather obvious consequence is of course the the melting of ice and rising sea level, but other things also happen. Tropical Cyclones, (also known as Hurricanes) which are driven by warm oceans become … Read more

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