Climate Change – should we be worried?

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It is very human for many of us to worry about things in our daily lives such as job prospects, relationships, and political concerns. Why should we also worry about climate change when the impacts from it are centuries away? Yes, sea level is rising, and that rise is accelerating … but it is only … Read moreClimate Change – should we be worried?

Did Climate Change cause Dorian?

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Dorian has been one of the strongest, and also longest-lasting hurricanes on Record in the Atlantic. It was slow-moving and that was itself devastating. It was also the most powerful storm to hit the Bahamas since records began. Sustained wind speeds of 185mph, storm surges, and flooding has resulted in an unprecedented scale of destruction. … Read moreDid Climate Change cause Dorian?

Will Global Warming really Destroy Clouds?

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Various media stories have popped up reporting the idea that global warming will lead to the destruction of clouds, and that in turn would then lead to greatly accelerated warming. For example … USA Today: Climate change could zap clouds, bake the Earth even more In a word … yikes! What is even more scary … Read moreWill Global Warming really Destroy Clouds?

How do we know that Humans are responsible for Climate Change?

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What is really causing Climate Change? If you follow any well-known climate scientists on twitter that you will perhaps observe that often people will pop up to explain that they are all wrong and that the real cause of Global Warming is … well basically anything except the actual cause – us. You can hear … Read moreHow do we know that Humans are responsible for Climate Change?

Hurricane Season – What is coming in 2018?

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Over at Penn State ESSC (Earth System Science Center) have issued a 2018 Hurricane forecast … ESSC scientist Michael E. Mann, alumnus Michael Kozar, and researcher Sonya K. Miller have released their seasonal prediction for the 2018 North Atlantic hurricane season, which officially starts on June 1st and runs through November 30th. The prediction is … Read moreHurricane Season – What is coming in 2018?