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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.

Ever Greater Risks to Nuclear Power Plants, From Extreme Weather Events

Assessing the Ever Greater Risks of Extreme Weather Events to Nuclear Power Plants // Published on Apr 24, 2018 Abrupt climate change disruption to global heat flow in the atmosphere and oceans is amping up extreme weather events, increasing risks … Continue reading

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Global Ocean Circulation: AMOC runs Amok

Global Ocean Circulation: AMOC runs Amok // Apr 17, 2018 What happens if the Atlantic Meridional Overturning (AMOC) slows down, or even stops? The former has happened, and if the latter occurs there will be global chaos.  How close are we … Continue reading

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Ocean Currents Disruption: Slower and Wavier

Ocean Currents Disruption: Slower and Wavier // Published on Apr 14, 2018 Cutting edge science finds ocean currents slowing down.  We all know the equator is warm and poles are cold. This temperature difference causes heat flow from the equator … Continue reading

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How Climate Change Affects Your Home: Two Videos for USA and Canada

Climate Atlas for USA: How will your home change? Part 2 // Published on Apr 12, 2018 Have you looked out the window lately?  You probably notice big changes in temperatures (highs, lows, averages), in precipitation (rain, snow, freezing rain), … Continue reading

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Propaganda and Information Warfare In Social Media

  Propaganda and Information Warfare Within Social Media // Published on Apr 5, 2018 A confluence of recent technologies are undermining planetary democracies, and negating our ability to act on climate change.  The global proliferation of smart phones, individually associated with … Continue reading

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Tugging Heart-Strings to Manipulate Minds: Social Media PsyOps

Tugging Heart-Strings to Manipulate Minds: Social Media PsyOps // Mar 29, 2018 Deep dark insidious forces are working to destroy democracy and destabilize organized society.  Covert psychological operations (psyops) techniques from hideously honed spycraft in the past, combined with widespread … Continue reading

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Climate Dude Rant About Pink Haired Guy – Let Them Eat Cricket Cake

Rant Time by a Climate Dude about a Guy with Pink Hair // Published on Mar 22, 2018 I’ve been long overdue for a rant, but due to the late hour of filming while walking home on nearly deserted streets, … Continue reading

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