Arctic Sea Ice Is the Thinnest and Youngest It’s Been in 60 Years

NASA GODDARD: Arctic Sea Ice Is the Thinnest and Youngest It’s Been in 60 Years

ANDY LEE ROBINSON: Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Volumes 1979-2018

NASA CLIMATE CHANGE: Annual Arctic sea ice minimum 1979-2018 with area graph

MMCM: Wistful

Is THIS Graph the only one needed to act on Global Warming?

Studies point to cognitive impairments at carbon dioxide levels believed possible by the end of this century, additional observation informed models tend to project higher warming scenarios, further research points to the possibility of self-reinforcing feedbacks in the climate system – again affecting the outcome of current unmitigated releases of heat-trapping gases to Earth’s atmosphere.…

CO2 May Make Earth +10-15ºC Hotter, Like Early Paleogene

A new study led by scientists at the University of Bristol has warned that unless we mitigate current levels of carbon dioxide emissions, Western Europe and New Zealand could revert to the hot tropical climate of the early Paleogene period – 56-48 million years ago. Read The Atlantic article here: They were strange days…

Did Climate Change Killed the Alien Civilizations?

Using mathematical models, astrophysicists simulated how various alien civilizations might rise and fall as they used up their planet’s natural resources. ### Video University of Rochester Editors: Matthew Mann and Michael Osadciw NASA PIXABAY ### Narration Matt Prosser ### Content Brandon Specktor ### Music David Levy “Moving Mountains” ### Thanks…

In Just 10-15 Years World May Hit 2 Degrees of Warming

Back in 2011, a Cornell University research team first made the groundbreaking discovery that leaking methane from the shale gas fracking boom could make burning fracked gas worse for the climate than coal. Why a half-degree temperature rise is a big deal Paris 1.5-2°C target far from safe, say world-leading scientists Transcript…

This new Antarctic Discovery will affect You massively

Past studies of Antarctica’s accelerated glacier retreat focused on regional trends, a new study now finds continental trends of over ten percent of marine terminating glaciers moving inland. Current peak retreat has been documented to be in the ballpark of 25 meters each single year. Read Chris Mooney’s Washington Post article study summary /…

Researchers Talk Permafrost Carbon Feedback Models #Methanogenesis

Can we model permafrost dynamics adequately in Earth System models? Researcher present and discuss recent climate carbon cycle modelling efforts, and reply to questions.


Dave Lawrence, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Charlie Koven, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

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Most accurate climate models predict greatest future warming

The climate change simulations that best capture current planetary conditions are also the ones that predict the most dire levels of human-driven warming, according to a statistical study released in the journal Nature Wednesday. Greater future global warming inferred from Earth’s recent energy budget Greater future global warming inferred from Earth’s recent energy…

The 936 PPM CO2 NASA Model Prediction

This NASA visualization is based on the latest IPCC report, and uses the business as usual scenario, where carbon dioxide concentrations rise to 936 parts per million—more than double today’s levels of 400 parts per million—by the year 2100. Temperature anomalies are estimated to be close to 4°C in the Arctic.


Antarctic Volcanoes Waking up?

Nearly 100 Volcanoes Discovered Beneath Antarctica’s Ice A new volcanic province: an inventory of subglacial volcanoes in West Antarctica Scientists discover 91 volcanoes below Antarctic ice sheet This is in addition to 47 already known about and eruption would melt more ice in region affected by climate change How a melting ice…

Atmospheric Oxygen Decline threatens Humanity’s Existence

Study: There has been a clear decline in the volume of oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere over the past 20 years. A recently proposed model predicts a non-linear decay, which would result in an increasingly rapid fall-off in atmospheric oxygen concentration, with potentially devastating consequences for human health. We predict that humans may continue to survive…