Red-Hot Planet: heat records set all over world during past week

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The heat is cranking up everywhere. Jason Samenow writes in the Washington Post about the heat records that are being shattered all around the planet. He starts off by correctly pointing out that a new record in just one place is not Climate, but instead is weather. We will hit extremes, that is normal, it happens. … Read more

Climate Change might be worse than previously thought

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There is a new paper with a rather obscure sounding title that appears to have some serious implications regarding ocean heat over the past 100 million years. Let’s take this a step at a time. The paper entitled “Burial-induced oxygen-isotope re-equilibration of fossil foraminifera explains ocean paleotemperature paradoxes” has been published within Nature Communications. What … Read more

95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World

There is a truly excellent article within the New York Times that clearly lays out the potential impact of the on-going climate change. It is not simply the words, but perhaps the graphics that come with it that help to convey the impact. 95 Degree days When the temperature soars to 95 F, (35 C) … Read more