“Weakening of the stratospheric polar vortex by Arctic sea-ice loss”, Nature Communications 2014

Weakening of the stratospheric polar vortex by Arctic sea-ice loss Baek-Min Kim, Seok-Woo Son, Seung-Ki Min, Jee-Hoon Jeong, Seong-Joong Kim, Xiangdong Zhang5, Taehyoun Shim4 & Jin-Ho Yoon .  Received 15 Jan 2014 | Accepted 9 Jul 2014 | Published 2 Sep 2014 DOI: 10.1038   I remember when I first read an accepted version in …

“Gone In a Generation…”

GONE IN A GENERATION Across America, climate change is already disrupting lives By Zoeann Murphy and Chris Mooney,  January 29, 2019   "The continental United States is 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than it was a century ago. Seas at the coasts are nine inches higher. The damage is mounting from these fundamental changes, and Americans are …

“Industrial Agriculture- Georgina Gustin”

"Industrial Agriculture, an Extraction Industry Like Fossil Fuels, a Growing Driver of Climate Change Industrial farming encourages practices that degrade the soil and increase emissions, while leaving farmers more vulnerable to damage as the planet warms. By Georgina Gustin JAN 25, 2019 Full Article Link "On his farm in southwestern Iowa, Seth Watkins plants several …

“Fighting For A Future That Doesn’t Suck” – Dateline USA

  "When Florida’s newly elected Governor Ron DeSantis and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried take office tomorrow, one group of young Floridians will be keenly interested. "They have a court case against Florida’s governor, the state Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Public Service Commission (which sets state energy …

First World “Hope ” – Displacement Part II Prof. Dr. Kevin Anderson (in UK English)

This is a talk presented by Prof. Dr. Kevin Anderson, the famous British Climatologist, and free for download in multiple formats.  He is also known as @KevinClimate on Twitter.  He is at Uppsala University.  This talk is given with Swedish subtitles and spoken in British English.   "From Paris to Sweden  2C  Integrity and The Climate …

“King County Council approves 6-month moratorium on major fossil-fuel facilities”

By Evan Bush  Seattle Times staff reporter Link to Full Article “The King County Council on Monday approved a six-month moratorium on building or expanding major fossil-fuel infrastructure, joining other local governments in the Northwest with similar measures that aim to use local zoning laws to restrict fossil-fuel pipelines, storage facilities and other infrastructure. “The ordinance, …

The Climate Today

The Climate today is dominated by global warming and change. WHAT IS NEGATIVE ARCTIC OSCILLATION?   This is the oscillation and collapse of the Arctic Vortex, those fast moving jet streams around the North Polar Region. What directly causes Arctic Vortex Collapse? The name given is Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) or sometimes, less articulately Arctic …