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How hot is the earth now?

How hot is the earth now?

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:05:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

We worry now a lot more than before about the planet’s surface temperatures. Now the Arctic is defrosting and sea levels even affect your seaside holiday, perhaps it is too late. But given the unprecedented talking about carbon limitations and political action, the classic crunch could come next year, when there could be a slight cooling. If not, we can’t blame El Niño, as we do for this year’s record breaking.

How hot is the earth now?

Antarctic penguin loss reported to be severe.

Antarctic penguin loss reported to be severe.

Posted Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:20:26 GMT by Paul Robinson

It is impossible to judge exactly how global warming will affect all of us. This includes remote populations of plants and animals, many of which could be important in predicting how climate is changing. We now know just how complex the rainfall, the temperatures, the sea ice and the desertification can become.

Antarctic penguin loss reported to be severe.

Lake disappears as Bolivia dries up.

Lake disappears as Bolivia dries up.

Posted Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:08:19 GMT by JW Dowey

The world's water problems do not simply include the Aral Sea and this Bolivian lake. Whole states and nations are suffering from droughts that go unnoticed internationally. If we can alleviate the suffering of people and renovate some of the environmental conditions, then these neglected regions could achieve some of their former glory. In this case, ancient civilisations thrived in these high, inhospitable mountains, while we fail to maintain even a potable supply of water.

Lake disappears as Bolivia dries up.

Bleaching: a coral health and recovery guide

Bleaching: a coral health and recovery guide

Posted Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:22:33 GMT by JW.Dowey

How will we help the reefs to remain viable, as global warming overcomes so many of the regions in which reefs form important ecosystems?

Bleaching: a coral health and recovery guide

Global warming figures are becoming even worse

Global warming figures are becoming even worse

Posted Fri, 08 May 2015 13:40:09 GMT by Paul Robinson

What are we going to do about energy production, while the Paris Summit on carbon emissions looms in December? While we twiddle our thumbs, global warming is worsening at a faster and faster pace. Each individual on earth needs to act like his personal government and environmental agent, to gain a fuller appreciation of how technology and 'new' thinking can prevent such vast amounts of emissions. Many solutions are being found, but they have to appear this year. Otherwise, the winter in Paris could be uncomfortable in so many different ways.

Global warming figures are becoming even worse

Vanuatu Suffers Cyclone Pam.

Vanuatu Suffers Cyclone Pam.

Posted Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:20:01 GMT by JW Dowey

How to help the several hundred thousand people of Vanuata and its neighbours as this terrible storm dies down from category 5 to 4? Donations, I’m sure will be accepted worldwide for this terrible taste of future storms, while money is probably the last thing on the minds of many residents and observers.

Vanuatu Suffers Cyclone Pam.

Mature forest needed to protect species from climate change

Mature forest needed to protect species from climate change

Posted Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:52:00 GMT by JW Dowey

La Niña and El Niño may be major headaches, but their use here in defining how species find mature tropical rainforest useful is major. The manakins have been seen here to use the great forest canopy, its moist conditions and its food supplies as a perfect refuge from El Niño’s droughts, over many years. If only the human race could find somewhere to shelter from those stormy blasts we can now expect.

Mature forest needed to protect species from climate change

Bigger Ideas on Climate Change

Bigger Ideas on Climate Change

Posted Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:06:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Where are we going, as climate begins to dominate the year’s news? With Ukraine and Syria big on bad behaviour, the concentration needs to shift to the millions threatened by other events. As Lennon (and not Lenin) said, war is over, except it seems to hang on like an unwanted spectre. Global problems should now begin to occupy our collective thoughts.

Bigger Ideas on Climate Change

Planktonic growth and fishy futures.

Planktonic growth and fishy futures.

Posted Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:30:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Both climate and ecosystem research is important, as our ocean temperatures and pH change. It is an acidic and a basic problem. How will we cope, if even more fish disappear? And there is more to this than just what we eat. The whole atmosphere and our coastal communities are affected .

Planktonic growth and fishy futures.

Feet get wet quicker now!

Feet get wet quicker now!

Posted Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:10:09 GMT by Paul Robinson

The news on sea-level rise is not from new computer models this time, but it is really bad. The previous estimates were wildly inaccurate, on the higher side---meaning recent rises have been accelerating much faster than we thought. Horrific increases are liable to hit us now.

Feet get wet quicker now!

Heat kills more when it is humid.

Heat kills more when it is humid.

Posted Tue, 06 Jan 2015 18:37:00 GMT by JW Dowey

If you are living in a part of the world that suffers from summer heat, drought may be just one of the many dangers you are facing. The temperature at which your health becomes endangered is possibly much lower than you thought (that is, it is much lower than the human death point: normally 43oC.)

Heat kills more when it is humid.

UK or Republican “deniers” are worst?

UK or Republican “deniers” are worst?

Posted Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

While our Rome burns, there are many Neros emerging to deny whose fault it is!

UK or Republican “deniers” are worst?

Methane danger in undersea permafrost .

Methane danger in undersea permafrost .

Posted Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:41:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

We have covered the methane from cows and biodegradable materials, but the methane from our past could even have had an effect on the demise of the dinosaurs. Could it finally create an even greater global warming effect?

Methane danger in undersea permafrost .

Mama Mia Mantis

Mama Mia Mantis

Posted Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:37:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Will global warming bring more butterflies to northern Europe; can more species now live in the Arctic and Antarctic. We have to allow for changing habitat and even habitat preferences, if we are going to face the true character of global warming, drying environments or melting ice.

Mama Mia Mantis

Use biodiversity to combat climate change!

Use biodiversity to combat climate change!

Posted Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:10:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

The influences of ecology are subtle. So far, few have realised that biodiversity, as noted in South Korea, is key to climate change in many situations. Maintaining our ecosystems should be key in these changing times, but our climate changes continue because we have not resolved the pollution or the degradation issues that we have caused. New ideas and new solutions are essential to combating our climate problems, as Norway (and many others) state categorically.

Use biodiversity to combat climate change!

Our climate change is related to deep ocean currents and glaciations

Our climate change is related to deep ocean currents and glaciations

Posted Mon, 27 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT by JW Dowey

The late Pliocene has a lot in common with our projected temperature rise above two degrees Celsius. Carbon dioxide levels were high then too, so there is comparability which could help us in our quest to get ourselves out of the polluted mess we find ourselves in. The answer is deep down in ocean sediments and tied to glaciation and sea ice !

Our climate change is related to deep ocean currents and glaciations

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One positive change, but emissions give centuries of rising sea-levels

Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:55:00 GMT by JW. Dowey

The Polar Bear Future-what can we conserve?

Posted Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:40:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

How forest ecosystems work in NW Europe and the Yukon

Posted Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:38:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Whales are loving the warm Pacific Arctic.

Posted Wed, 07 Sep 2016 08:40:00 GMT by JW Dowey

How is Your Climate/Can You Help Avoid the Worst Year in History?

Posted Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:30:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Climate Mitigation from Agriculture is Limited.

Posted Tue, 17 May 2016 09:40:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

How hot is the earth now?

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:05:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Antarctic penguin loss reported to be severe.

Posted Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:20:26 GMT by Paul Robinson

Lake disappears as Bolivia dries up.

Posted Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:08:19 GMT by JW Dowey

Bleaching: a coral health and recovery guide

Posted Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:22:33 GMT by JW.Dowey

The canary is tweeting - Arctic winter ice ties lowest level ever

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 14:06:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

World Meteorological Day - 23rd March

Posted Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:40:01 GMT by Michael Evans

Costing 21st Century coastal flooding

Posted Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:16:00 GMT by JW Dowey

The tenth warmest year ever is: 2011

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 19:40:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

IPCC: A final breakthrough?

Posted Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:10:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Are we in the first 'hyperthermal' for 40 million years?

Posted Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:57:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Socking it to soot could clean air and save ice caps

Posted Wed, 31 Aug 2011 19:43:25 GMT by Martin Leggett

Big loss of biodiversity with global warming

Posted Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:26:22 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Can plants evolve fast enough to cope with climate change?

Posted Mon, 14 Feb 2011 12:33:00 GMT by Louise Murray

North and south, changes to polar ecology racking up

Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2011 20:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett