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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.

Arctic Emissions of Nitrous Oxide Worse Than Expected, Radio Ecoshock, Mention on CounterPunch

Duh. Arctic Emissions of Nitrous Oxide GHG a Dozen Times Worse Than Expected. OOPS. Part 1 of 2 // Apr 20, 2019 Surprise… Nitrous oxide emissions from our rapidly warming north are up to 12-times higher than we previously thought, … Continue reading

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Arctic Feedbacks Stopping Winter Sea-Ice Refreezing, Two Videos

    Arctic Feedbacks Stopping Winter Sea-Ice Refreezing: Part 1 of 2 // Apr 18, 2019 I discuss the very latest cutting edge scientific understanding on a powerful Arctic feedback that keeps regions of open, ice-free Arctic from refreezing during the … Continue reading

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Food Supply Threats from Ongoing Catastrophic FLOODING in US Midwest

  Food Supply Threats from Ongoing Catastrophic FLOODING in US Midwest // Apr 12, 2019 I chat about ongoing US Midwest misery from a deep, persistent jet stream trough. After a cold snowy winter, a “bomb cyclone” dumped up to … Continue reading

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State of Climate: Not Good at All, Faster Than Expected

State of the Climate: NOT Good at All // Apr 2, 2019 Second of two videos.  Every spring, for the past 25 years, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) releases their State of the Climate report. This years edition clearly shows … Continue reading

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Two-Way Connections Between Arctic & World, Record Northern Temps

Two-Way Connections Between the Arctic and the rest of the Globe // Mar 26, 2019 Third video. I discuss a new UN Environmental Report titled “Global Linkages: A Graphic Look at the Changing Arctic” (Google it!). Mainstream Media focused on … Continue reading

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Faster Than Expected, Earth Spasms: Abrupt Climate Change

Faster Than Expected Abrupt Climate Change Wisdom // Mar 12, 2019 Fourth video in prior series, from Tuesday, called ‘Reflections on Abrupt Climate Change‘. ———– ———– Earth Spasms from Profoundly Abrupt Climate Change  // Mar 12, 2019 Fourth view in … Continue reading

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Reflections on Abrupt Climate Change

Reflections on Abrupt Climate Change // Mar 11, 2019 For many years, myself and colleagues at AMEG (Arctic Methane Emergency Group; founded by John Nissen in the UK) have brainstormed on how risky our rapidly accelerating climate destabilization is to all … Continue reading

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