Keeping Global Warming Below 1.5°C

“It’s good news from a geophysical point of view,” says the lead researcher. “We are basically saying we can’t build anything now that emits fossil fuels.” – Christopher Smith, University of Leeds, UK. The image above is of A solar farm in Brockville, Ontario. (Photo: Jonathan Potts/flickr/cc) Keeping Global Warming Below 1.5°C May Still Be Possible with […]

Sahara Desert once verdant oasis

The Sahara Desert is one of the harshest, most inhospitable places on the planet, covering much of North Africa in some 3.6 million square miles of rock and windswept dunes. But it wasn’t always so desolate and parched. Primitive rock paintings and fossils excavated from the region suggest that the Sahara was once a relatively […]

Can’t understand Climate Change ?

Look no further than here below, if you can’t understand climate change. In this December 27, 2018 post by Michael James in Synthetic Zero, on climate change, a confident Gavin Schmidt explains how after studying climate change with models that illustrate the complex interactions of small-scale environmental events, he came up with this bright and […]

Global Warming could cause a Global Economic Collapse

Sue Williams in 12/03/2018 exploring whether Global Warming could cause a Global Economic Collapse, came up with the following. Could Global Warming Cause a Global Economic Collapse? This September, it was reported that a United Nations panel had predicted that the world had 12 years to “check climate change or be prepared to face dire consequences”. […]

What if we engineered the world’s climate!

Rob Bellamy, University of Manchester and Matthew Watson, University of Bristol wrote that Nations may soon be desperate enough about global warming to consider deliberately engineering the world’s climate. Should we engineer the climate? A social scientist and natural scientist discuss Ekaterina Karpacheva/Shutterstock.com Rob Bellamy, University of Manchester and Matthew Watson, University of Bristol This […]

COP24 concluded for yet another UN meeting

The COP24 concluded with the UN promising to hold another summit in Chile next year. It will be one year ahead of the real crunch time when countries must produce their Paris agreement resulting emissions commitment details. Meanwhile, it must be known thatthe US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait tried to torpedo the COP24 Climate […]