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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.

City Clobbering Asteroid 3,600 Years Ago + Multiple Asteroids 12,800 Years Ago Causing Younger Dryas

City Clobbering Asteroid 3,600 Years Ago + Multiple Asteroids 12,800 Years Ago Causing Younger Dryas // Oct 4, 2021 In the Middle-East there was a city called Tall el-Hammam. This bustling city with over 8,000 people was near the Dead … Continue reading

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Status Report on our Global Oceans: NOT Good…

Status Report on our Global Oceans: NOT Good… // Sep 22, 2021 In this video I chat in detail on the status of our global oceans. I explain the stories that the plots from the most recent BAMS (Bulletin of … Continue reading

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Climate Turmoil: Details on How Trends across the Earth are Undergoing Rapid Change: from BAMS

Climate Turmoil: Details on How Trends across the Earth are Undergoing Rapid Change: from BAMS // Sep 20, 2021 In this video, I give a detailed discussion on how the Earth was different in 2020 from the previous 3 decades. … Continue reading

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Tipping Points in Earth’s Climate System: Cascading Feedbacks in our highly Nonlinear System

Tipping Points in Earth’s Climate System: Cascading Feedbacks in our highly Nonlinear System // Sep 10, 2021 Every year brings us new mayhem in our Abruptly Changing Climate System. This summer has been one for the record books, with intense … Continue reading

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Science Says WE Can ALL Expect Much More CATASTROPHIC Flooding in OUR Climate Casino

Science Says WE Can ALL Expect Much More CATASTROPHIC Flooding in OUR Climate Casino // Aug 24, 2021 Welcome to the Climate Casino. A few days ago a region just west of Nashville, Tennessee in the grand ole’ USA ran … Continue reading

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Some Reflections on Life in the Climate Casino and on the Latest Climate Report

Some Reflections on Life in the Climate Casino and on the Latest Climate Report // Aug 12, 2021 I am long overdue for a video, since I have been spending some time boning up on the latest IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel … Continue reading

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Paul Beckwith Abrupt Climate System Change Mayhem

Paul Beckwith Abrupt Climate System Change Mayhem // Jul 28, 2021 Canadian Association for the Club of Rome Summary:Temperatures in Lytton, BC set new consecutive records recently on a Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, and then on Thursday wildfires burned the … Continue reading

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Abrupt Climate System Change Mayhem

Extreme Weather Patterns // July 20, 2021?? (dk) CTV Video, about 4 minutes long. Me, live on CTV News, connecting heat domes and wildfires out west to torrential rains and flooding in Europe, via high crests and deep valleys of … Continue reading

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A Farewell to my Friend: Climate Warrior Stuart Scott

A Farewell to my Friend: Climate Warrior Stuart Scott // Jul 19, 2021 A Farewell to my Friend:Climate Warrior Stuart ScottDied: Thursday July 15th, 2021 My friend Stuart Scott will be sorely missed. Although his physical manifestation is gone, there … Continue reading

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