“Wummer.” Just days ago, it looked and felt like winter in many cities across the the Midwest. Then whammo, it’s summer with record breaking heat across several Midwest states. Yes, double digit snowfalls to triple digit heat all within a matter of days. Meteorologist Paul Douglas says this takes Weather Whiplash to a whole new…
Peter Sinclair: Last year I spoke to Dr. Jeff Masters and Dr. Jennifer Francis about the emerging research linking “weather whiplash” events, back to back extremes of all types that seem to have become our new normal, and the disappearance of arctic ice. This year, the extremes continue. I’ve revisited Dr. Francis on the issue, to talk about what…
John Mason / Skeptical Science: Here is a must-see 2012 presentation by Julie Brigham-Grette of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, covering the research her team has been doing into Lake El’gygytgyn (pronouned El-Guh-Git-Kin), a water-filled meteor crater in Arctic Russia that came into being after the impact of a ~1km diameter space-rock, 3.6 million years ago.…
Independent videographer Peter Sinclair for The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media explains what expert scientists now find to be the lowest extent of Arctic sea ice in recorded history.
Part II Image “Earthquake Response” by Matthew M. Bradley / U.S. Navy
Climate forcing of geological and geomorphological hazardsBy Bill McGuire / UCL
US national security advisor says climate change is threat, calls for Emissions ReductionsBy Carl Franzen / The Verge Background image “US Flag” by Marie Lopez
Expedition to a crumbling Antarctic ice shelfBy Ted Scambos / NSIDC Background image “The Getz Ice Shelf in Antarctica” by Ted Scambos
The answer is blowing in the wind: The warming went into the deep endBy Rasmus Benestad / RealClimate Background image “So Deep” by tata_aka_T
CBS: WFOR’s Chief Meteorologist David Bernard, Climate Central’s Chief Climatologist Heidi Cullen, TIME Magazine’s Jeffrey Kluger and American Meteorological Society President Marshall Shepherd discuss recent extreme weather events, the upcoming hurricane season, and the role of climate change in recent disruptive events.
The highest rated officials in the world held the meeting where Severn Suzuki made them silent for five minutes with her mind blowing speech.