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Permafrost Collapse Ongoing – Completes With No Further Warming

By Abrupt changes, Arctic, Arctic warming, carbon dioxide removal, climate emergency, climate restoration, Earth systems, Emissions flip, feedback, frozen ground, irreversible, Negative emissions, net zero, Permafrost, permafrost collpase, permafrost melt, permafrost thaw

Background: Permafrost Collapse is Underway With Emission Plausibly Rivaling All of Global Transportation… Across the Northern Hemisphere, permafrost melt emitted 630 TgC, or 2.3 gigatons (Gt) CO2 (not including methane)…

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Rag Radio Podcast, Melton Interview on Covid-19 and Permafrost Collapse

By Abrupt changes, Alaska, Arctic, Arctic Flip, Arctic warming, climate emergency, climate warming, collapse, contagion, Covid-19, Earth systems, Emissions flip, feedback, frozen ground, Impacts, in-depth and Popular Press, melt, Methane, pathogen, Permafrost, permafrost melt, preservation, reanimation, thaw, The Unexpected

Melton talks with Rag Radio host Thorne Dreyer about ongoing massive permafrost collapse and the science showing the Covid-19 origina debate is ongoing, with compelling findings on pathogen reanimation from…

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The Latest on Forest and Ag Sequestration – Good, But Not Near Enough

By adaptation, Agriculture, Climate Reform, climate restoration, climate solutions, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, forestation, forests, Negative emissions, reforestation, regenerative agriculture, sequestration, soils

Twenty authors from all across the world, led by Stephanie Roe at the University of Virginia in a review article in Nature Climate Change titled, Contribution of the land sector…

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Scientific American on Understating Climate Science – Very Important

By climate change, Climate Policy, Climate Reform, climate solutions, communications, Deniers and Delayers, Fairness Bias, global warming, Global Warming psychology, Impacts, Legacy Policy, Oreskes, Policy, politics, Psycho, reticence, Scientific American, understating climate science

Four giant sequoias killed or mostly killed by climate change-caused wildfire. Sequoia National Monument, Black Mountain Grove, Pier Fire 2017. Sequoias don’t normal die in wildfire. When our climate has…

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Paradise California: 14,000 Simultaneous Climate Change Catastrophes – The Camp Fire 2018

By Abrupt changes, Camp Fire, climate catastrophe, climate change, climate extremes, climate tragedy, communications, Extreme Weather, Fire, firestorm, global warming, human-caused impacts, Impacts, Paradise Fire, Photo tour, The Unexpected, wildfire

The depths of the Paradise Fire on November 8, 2018 are yet unknown. 14,000 homes were destroyed in less than 10 hours along with another 5,000 businesses and commercial structures….

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New Report Warns Planet May Be Warming Twice as Fast as Expected

By Abrupt changes, abrupt climate change, catastrophes, Climate Catastrophes, climate response, climate sensitivity, Impacts, IPCC 2021, Legacy Policy, modeling, Reports, Sensitivity, Solutions, The Unexpected

South Padre Island, South Texas, Laguna Madre Windsurfing Beach, non-storm high tide flooding. The Laguna Madre is a long skinny tidal estuary that separates Padre Island from the southern coast…

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Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Removal: Science and Money Speak

By adaptation, air capture, carbon dioxide removal, Carbon Engineering, CDR, climate solutions, CO2 capture, CO2 Removal and Sequestration, Exxonmobile, Global Thermostat, Healthy Climate, Klaus Lackner, Legacy Policy, Negative emissions, Occidental Chemicals, sequestration, Solutions, Strategy

Link to Arizona State University Video – https://youtu.be/4t1-ZijQnQo How, exactly, are we going to reverse climate change in time to save our soles from frying on the pavement? As a…

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