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About paulbeckwith

Well known climate science educator; Part-time Geography professor (climatology, oceanography, environmental issues), University of Ottawa. Physicist. Engineer. Master's Degree in Science in Laser Optics, Bachelors of Engineering, in Engineering Physics. Won Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario gold medal. Also interested in investment and start-ups in climate solutions, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Avid chess player, and likes restoring old homes. Married with children.

It’s Raining in Antarctica and In The Arctic (But Not in Spain)

Arctic Sea Ice Thickness mid-August 2012 (year of record minimum extent) It’s Raining in Antarctica & in the Arctic (but not in Spain) // Published on Aug 14, 2017 Jet Streams are so wavy in the Northern Hemisphere that in the … Continue reading

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More Unprecedented Jet Stream Behaviour: Filling Southern Hemisphere & Crossing Almost Entire Equator

Midas Touch Beauties and The Beast, At Ottawa’s Busker Festival Jet Streams WIDEN and FILL Most of Southern Hemisphere // Published on Aug 8, 2017 Strange things are happening, as abrupt climate change speeds up, and the Arctic refrigerator transitions … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice; A View to a KILL: A

Arctic Sea Ice; A View to a KILL: A // Published on Aug 4, 2017 There is basically NO thick ice left on the Arctic Ocean surface. The thicker ice was mostly exported out to destruction via the Fram Strait … Continue reading

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Exposing the Elephant: Exponential Population Growth

Exponential Global Population Growth: Exposing Elephants in the Room:  A A city of 240,000 people. This is roughly the number of extra people appearing on Earth each day (births minus deaths). We just passed 7.5 billion, which is amazingly about … Continue reading

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Why the PACE of Almost ALL Life (Including Death Rates) Speeds Up With Global Warming

  Global Warming Increases Pace of Life, Thus Death Rates: A // Published on July 30, 2017 For every 18 F (10 C) rise in temperature the metabolic rate doubles and thus the rate of living (pace of life) doubles. The … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Use is Rising Like There is NO Tomorrow

Fossil Fuel Use is Rising Like There is NO Tomorrow // Published on Jul 26, 2017 If YOU think that 25+ years of global climate change policy meetings (IPCCs & COPs), and  today’s much discussed growth in clean energy and … Continue reading

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Best 15 Ways to Drawdown Greenhouse Gases

Best 15 Ways to Drawdown Greenhouse Gases / Published on Jul 24, 2017 I discuss 15 of the most important ways that humanity can significantly reduce fossil fuel emissions. The ultimate goal is removal of carbon from the atmosphere/oceans, as … Continue reading

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