Joe Biden has a Climate Plan

The climate initiatives follow the unveiling of lengthy policy recommendations from joint task forces created by Biden and his onetime primary rival, the progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. https://www.npr.org/2020/07/14/890814007/biden-outlines-2-trillion-climate-plan A comprehensive guide to Joe Biden’s $2 trillion climate plan Consisting of admirable highlights, noteworthy inclusions, and some blatant omissions, democratic nominee Joe Biden’s new…

Extreme Rainstorms in North America Linked to Climate Change

We can link extreme weather in recent history to climate change, and intense rainstorms are no exception. A new report published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that anthropogenic activity is responsible for increased rainfall in North America. Human activity responsible for greenhouse gas emissions is not only upping the frequency of precipitation, but…

When will the Netherlands disappear below sea level?

It’s difficult to imagine, but currently the Netherlands is on a trajectory to be swept away by sea level rise. Previous measures are no longer sufficient enough in light of more recent knowledge. The question is not if the Netherlands will disappear below sea level, but when https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-question-is-not-if-the-netherlands-will-disappear-below-sea-level-but-when As sea levels rise, how long until…

Eric Rignot: On the Current State of Sea Level Rise Estimates (2019)

Glaciologist Eric Rignot (NASA/JPL) speaking at the American Philosophical Society meeting April 2019. Climate warming caused by human activities has woken up the sleeping ice giants in Greenland and Antarctica, elevating risks of multiple meters of sea level rise in the coming centuries. Rignot will discuss how satellites, airborne platforms, robotic devices and advanced numerical…

Early climate science – Arctic Amplification, Sea Ice, Jet Stream, Polar Vortex, and Weather

Features Arctic/Polar Research footage ranging from 1956, 1969, 1975, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1991, and more recent items. CREDITS U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT The Global Implications of Arctic Climate Change https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDhIBEiJMdQ SHELL Oil’s Stark Climate Change Warning from 1991 https://climatestate.com/2019/07/19/the-climate-warning-from-the-early-1980s/ and https://vimeo.com/359293634 “Arctic Amplification” of Global Warming | Prof. Philip Wookey | TEDxHeriotWattUniversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a5DJVcSh8A NASA Earth Science…