Category Archives: Climate Change

US Climate Change Report — Weather Underground Summary w/ Graphics

This is an essay  produced by Bob Henson (bio at the bottom) for WeatherUnderground which nicely summarizes many of the most significant regional impacts of Climate Change in the USA (There is still something like this needed for islands under US jurisdiction.) … Continue reading

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AEROSOLS: A New Climate Change Challenge

[From the March/April edition of Foreign Affairs (page 135). I am surprised by the breadth and complexity of the aerosol issues, which add a major dimension to my understanding of the climate change dilemma.] The Next Front on Climate Change How … Continue reading

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IISDRS Summary of the Paris Climate Change Conference UNFCCC COP21 — Deal of the Decade

@IISDRS Summary & Analysis from #UNFCCC #COP21 posted on Thursday, 17 December 2015 [Click here to visit IISD Reporting Services.] Paris Climate Change Conference – November 2015 (UNFCCC COP 21) 30 November – 11 December 2015 | Paris, France http://www.iisd.ca/climate/cop21/enb/Continue reading

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Pacific Island Youth Speak Out on Climate Change

from the Deutsche-Welle web site: <http://www.dw.com/en/pacific-islands-youth-skeptical-of-cop21/a-18873278&gt; PACIFIC ISLANDS Pacific islands youth skeptical of COP21 While small Pacific islands are in danger of vanishing due to rising sea levels, their younger inhabitants are skeptical that the climate summit in Paris will … Continue reading

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Climate change causing biggest coral destruction in the Caribbean

Source: Climate change causing biggest coral destruction in the Caribbean

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Good Sense about Morality from the NewScientist

On-line at <https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22730400-700-morality-2-0-how-manipulating-our-minds-could-save-the-world/&gt; Morality 2.0: How manipulating our minds could save the world [Emphasis added] Our moral instincts are failing to cope with the dilemmas of the modern world. Is it time to use tricks, pills or brain zaps to … Continue reading

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Coral Bleaching Threat Increasing in Western Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Coral bleaching threat increasing in western Atlantic and Pacific oceans Rising ocean temperatures threaten spread of major heat stress to Hawaiian reefs [For added information on this topic, see Nick Robson’s Climate Change blog.] July 6, 2015 Bleached and dead Acorpora … Continue reading

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