Posts Tagged ‘Global Warming’

April 15th, 2023 - 1:52 am § in Environment

Still in denial about climate change?

March 2023 was the 529th consecutive month of above-normal planetary temperatures, using the 2oth century average as a baseline (see story here). You can see that global warming is happening; ice is melting all over the world: Mountain glaciers, Arctic Ocean ice cover, the Greenland ice cap, Antarct[...]

January 10th, 2023 - 4:56 am § in Science

Still think climate change is a hoax?

“Don’t Look Up” is a satire film about humanity in denial about an impending comet collision with earth (details here). It’s a not-too-subtle play on attitudes about climate change. Denialism is quite possibly the most striking cultural phenomenon of our time. Election, clima[...]

August 29th, 2022 - 7:18 pm § in Environment

It’s too late to stop sea level rise

Scientists using a new satellite-based methodology predicted Greenland ice melt will raise sea level nearly a foot by 2100 in a study published on Monday, August 29, 2022 (read story here). “A one-foot rise in global sea levels would have major consequences for coastal communities,” CN[...]

July 15th, 2022 - 12:52 pm § in Europe, Science

U.K.’s 2050 climate is here now

     “Two years ago,” CNN reports, “forecasters in the UK conducted an interesting thought experiment: What will our forecasts look like in 2050?”      Meteorologists at the U.K.’s official weather agency produced “super long-range climate models in the sum[...]

December 2nd, 2021 - 9:51 pm § in Environment

America’s power grid is unready for climate change

Expect power outages to happen more frequently. With Enron not around anymore taking electricity customers hostage, most outages are caused by weather events, which are becoming more frequent and extreme due to climate change. America’s power grid isn’t prepared for that. Weather takes o[...]

November 22nd, 2021 - 1:13 am § in America, China, Environment, Politics

Major cities hire “chief heat officers”

Here in Seattle, we sweltered through prolonged 100-degree-plus heat last summer, and I began joking to friends about buying Arctic beachfront property while it’s available. The warming Arctic is no joke, though. Seattle isn’t one of the cities hiring “chief heat officers” &#[...]

April 26th, 2018 - 10:38 am § in Environment

Is the Gulf Stream Endangered?

Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn How close the world is to a catastrophic collapse of giant ocean currents is unknown, making halting global warming more critical than ever, scientists say Guardian, Damian CarringtonEnvironment editor Serious disruption to the Gulf Stream [...]

August 21st, 2016 - 2:09 pm § in Misc.

Global Warming


December 15th, 2015 - 4:56 pm § in Misc.

It Snows in Cairo!


July 31st, 2015 - 12:53 pm § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Hot, Needle Melts