Scott Pruitt says global warming may help ‘humans flourish’

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Listing to a climate denier explain his stance will generally result in you listening to something utterly daft being said. Normally the appropriate response is to perhaps roll your eyes and move one, but in this specific case a spotlight needs to be thrown upon it all because it actually does matter. Scott Pruitt is … Read more Scott Pruitt says global warming may help ‘humans flourish’

UK’s Met Office – 1.5 C global warming is in their 5 year forecast

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Some rather dire news has been issued within an official press release from the UK’s Met Office. Entitled “Five-year forecast indicates further warming” they explain that their climate models point to us probably breaching the 1.5 C Global Warming limit in the next five years … A new forecast published by scientists at the Met … Read more UK’s Met Office – 1.5 C global warming is in their 5 year forecast

Explaining the Extreme Weather events of 2016

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The American Meteorological Society has issued a report that very decisively and clearly points the finger at humans as the cause of extreme weather events. That is a first. This latest version of the report examines 27 papers. Within the Abstract they clearly maintain their policy of having a neutral stance … As in past years, … Read more Explaining the Extreme Weather events of 2016

Added Arctic data shows global warming didn’t pause

The years 1998 to 2012 have been previously regarded by some as a time in which the increase in Global Warming paused. Various terms that have been tossed about to refer to this include “global warming hiatus”, “global warming pause”, or “global warming slowdown”. So here is roughly how things have played out … By … Read more Added Arctic data shows global warming didn’t pause

What is the worst case scenario for sea level rise?

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There is a new study that highlights what needs to happen if we are going to avoid a dramatic rise in sea level by 2100. The worst case scenario that we are now looking at is a rise of about four feet. The Study It is entitled “Linking sea level rise and socioeconomic indicators under … Read more What is the worst case scenario for sea level rise?

Why has there been a dramatic increase in Methane levels?

The second most potent greenhouse gas that contributes to Climate Change is Methane. This one has been a bit of a puzzle because there has been a dramatic increase in it during the past decade and nobody was able to explain why. That however has changed. The Methane Mystery A Washington Post article by Chris … Read more Why has there been a dramatic increase in Methane levels?