Climate Catastrophes

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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False Balance in the Media Reduces Climate Science Credibility, Oxford English Dictionary

By California, Climate Catastrophes, climate change, Climate Culture, Climate Policy, Climate Reform, communications, credibility, Deniers and Delayers, Extreme Weather, extremes wildfire, fairness balance, false balance, Fire, global warming, Impacts, Media, Messaging, Myths, news, Policy, politics, Psycho, reporting journlism, Strategy, Trump, Uncategorized, What we can do

“Journalists have struggled historically to apply the notion of balance to the reporting of climate change science, because even though the overwhelming majority of the world’s experts agree that human-driven climate change is…

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Climate Change 2017: What Happened and What It Means

By 1.5 C, 2017 review, Abrupt changes, Amazon, Antarctica, Arctic, Arctic Amplification, Climate Catastrophes, Extreme Weather, extremes, Fire, Flooding, floods, havey, Impacts, jet stream, polar vortex, precipitation, rainfall, Sea Level Rise, The Unexpected, West Antarctic Ice Sheet, West Antarctica

The Thomas Fire, viewed from Via Real, just east of Lambert Road and the Bella Vista Polo Club, in Summerland, California, on December 11, 2017. (Photo: Doc Searls) By Bruce…

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When Does Climate Catastrophism Become Climate Reality?

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As flood frequency increases, when will the time come where recovery is no longer worth the effort? Climate catastrophism, or as it will be called soon, reality, is getting tougher…

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