Simplest climate model yet – a bathtub

Climate change: How could artificial photosynthesis contribute to limiting global warming? Scientists calculate areas needed for forestation and artificial photosynthesis After several years during which global emissions at least stagnated, they rose again somewhat in 2017 and 2018. Germany has also clearly missed its climate targets. In order to keep global warming below 2 degrees…

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Op-ed disguised as a science paper: “Record-breaking ocean temperatures point to trends of global warming”

From the “don’t trust it, it’s from ‘Skeptical Science’ team operative John Abraham who’s a mechanical engineer” department comes this op-ed masquerading as a science paper at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Trenberth still hasn’t found his missing heat. Record-breaking ocean temperatures point to trends of global warming 2018 continues record global ocean warming INSTITUTE…

CNBC: Houston after Harvey Would have been a Climate Change Financial Disaster – Except that Investors Swarmed the Market

Guest essay by Eric Worrall CNBC thinks banks aren’t taking climate change seriously when making mortgage decisions. The mortgage industry isn’t ready for a foreclosure crisis created by climate change PUBLISHED THU, JAN 17 2019 • 7:00 AM EST | UPDATED 4 HOURS AGO Diana Olick Erica Posse The threat to real estate from increasingly…

The Lancet: Diet and food production must radically change to improve health and avoid potentially catastrophic damage to the planet

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 16-Jan-2019 The Lancet: Diet and food production must radically change to improve health and avoid potentially catastrophic damage to the planet Feeding a growing population of 10 billion people by 2050 with a healthy and sustainable diet will be impossible without transforming eating habits, improving food production, and reducing food waste.…

Disentangling California Drought

Here is Jim Steele’s newest column article for the Tribune and 5 other Marin papers,~ctm Pacifica Tribune column, January 16, 2019 What’s Natural? Disentangling California Drought Devastating droughts are a great concern. Droughts disrupt ecosystems, agriculture, and drinking water supplies. Contrary to headlines suggesting we have only 12 years before descending into climate hell with…