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Claim: Economic collapse will prevent catastrophic global warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Christopher Reyer of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, one of the authors of a 2014 world bank publication “Turning down the heat: Confronting the new Climate Normal”, has claimed in an interview that economic collapse will ensure we never achieve global temperature rises of 6-8c – he expects…

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Abiotic methane discovered under the Arctic Ocean

From CAGE – Center for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Climate and Environment New source of methane discovered in the Arctic Ocean Methane, a highly effective greenhouse gas, is usually produced by decomposition of organic material, a complex process involving bacteria and microbes. But there is another type of methane that can appear under specific circumstances: Abiotic…

Advection: The Forgotten Weather Factor

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball In The Real World The early Greeks had a better, more basic understanding of weather and climate than the people involved in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Indeed, the word climate derives from the Greek word klima, meaning inclination, referring to the climate conditions created by the angle…