The Unexpected

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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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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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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Nearly Two Billion Dollars Spent on Anti-Climate Science Legislative Lobbying 2000 to 2016

By anti-climates science, bills, Climate Policy, Congress, Deniers and Delayers, fossil fuel industrial complex, fossil fuel organizations, fossil fuels, legislation, lobbying, Policy, politics, The Unexpected

Nearly Two Billion Dollars spent on Anti-Climate Science Legislative Lobbying 2000 to 2016 Robert Brulle at Drexel University reminds us of what makes Congress work, “public opinion is only one,…

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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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