“StormFest hits Town… Forget El Niño.” – Prof. Dr. Cliff Mass

Looks, in fact, like Sudden Stratospheric Warming (SSW) followed by Negative Arctic Oscillation and Arctic Vortex Collapse.  As NOAA’s BEST scientists modeled it before the furlough,  and I Really Appreciate Science  confirmed. “Forget El Niño,” says Prof. Dr. Cliff Mass You can compare the fronts and both High (H) and Low (L).  Remember in the …

“May The Year 2019 be the year we start changing everything!” – Greta Thunberg

"Six things that happened in 2018 that gives me hope in 2019: "1. More and more leading scientists are speaking clearly about the emergency of the climate crisis. And people like the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, say that we are facing an existential threat. "2. The IPCC report. Even though it’s a huge compromise …

Why Climate Change is NOT scary. It’s is – sadly – what is happening.

I will make this short, but I will make the points that are necessary.  Climate change is NOT scary. Why is it NOT scary? (1) it IS happening. Temperatures ARE rising. (2) Polar Ice IS melting more frequently. (3) The biodiversity of the Earth IS threatened. (4) We can discuss about how much is man-made, …

U.S. Balamuthia Cases (90% Mortality) and Global Warming => 1980-2019

After the death of a local Seattleite from Balamuthia (RIP) - which is caused by fresh warm-water amoeba, I decided to get 'statistical.'  I have grouped the two data sets arbitrarily into 10 year periods, beginning in 1980, as Balamuthia in the US was unknown before 1974. This leads to four (4) data points.  While …

NOAA at Shutdown

NOAA NEWS   Science in Trump's America, 18NOV18 From NOAA News... "Climate by the numbers November 2018 The average global temperature in November 2018 was 1.35 degrees F  above the 20th-century average of 55.2 degrees.  This was the fifth-highest temperature for November (tying with 2004 and 2016) in the 139-year record (1880–2018). November was also …

Christmas Lectures 2018: Who am I? Episode 1: Where Do I Come From?

Professor Alice Roberts meets our ancestral family and illustrates our place in the "Tree Of Life".  Attempting to answer the basic questions of identity and existence for each of us, we are all unique and different.  It's seems almost ordained by 'quantum physics'.  Not to be missed! "You share 99.4% of your genes with your …