A history of African dust

Interest in African dust began over 50 years ago when it was discovered that it was frequently transported across the Atlantic in great quantities.

Nomads of the Algerian steppe no longer

Nomads of the Algerian steppe no longer

The residents of El Guedid near Djelfa no longer move with the seasons as Algeria’s reduced rainfall cannot sustain grazing along the pastoral routes and mechanised farming has overworked the land.

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 […]

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”. […]

Taking bold climate action now, could help

The United Nation in its December 5, 2018 blog recommends : Taking bold climate action now, could help save a million lives and a lot of money by the middle of the century, said the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday, launching a special report as part of the ongoing COP24 climate conference in Katowice, […]