Extreme Weather

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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Master Denier Frank Luntz Flips on Climate and Offers Communications Help

By climate action, climate communications, climate messaging, Climate Reform, communications, deniers, Deniers and Delayers, Extreme Weather, Fire, Frank Luntz, Global Warming psychology, Healthy Climate, Impacts, Messaging, Myths, Psycho, Strategy, The Unexpected, What we can do

(See YouTube video of the Skirball Fire in Bel Air here.) The strategist that created the Conservative’s climate change playbook in 2002 has flipped. His house almost burned in a…

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A Houston Hurricane w/ 20′ Surge: $863 Billion Over 50 Years – Rapid Intensification

By Accumulated Cyclone Energy, ACE, adaptation, Beaches coastal, climate heating, economic impacts, Extreme Weather, Flooding, Houston, Hurricanes, Ike Dike, rapid intensification, Sea Level Rise, storm surge

Texas A&M and the Army Corp of Engineers have completed their economic justification for the Ike Dike hurricane flood surge protection plan that is destined to fail because of sea…

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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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Trump on Global Warming: What’s so Bad About A Little Warming

By A little bit of warming, Arctic, climate change, cold, Deniers and Delayers, Extreme Weather, Forest Mortality, global warming, Impacts, Myths, polar vortex, Shifting Ecology, Temperature, The Unexpected, Trump, warming is good, why is it cold with global warming

Average temperature in the far north has warmed double the rest of the planet because snow reflects almost all of the sun’s energy back into space. When snow melts, that…

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