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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.

Going. Going. GONE; but WHEN?

Arctic Sea-Ice: Going. Going. GONE; but WHEN? // Apr 2, 2020 The essential go-to website for near real-time plots on the Arctic sea-ice can be easily found by Googling “Arctic sea ice graphs”. Personally, I really appreciate the effort and … Continue reading

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Arctic Polar Vortex North Pole to Greenland Shift: Ozone Hole, Sea-Ice Loss

Arctic Polar Vortex Shift from North Pole to Greenland: Large Ozone Hole and Sea-Ice Loss // Mar 28, 2020 I predicted 1.5 years ago that Arctic sea-ice loss will shift the jet stream center of rotation to Greenland’s center at … Continue reading

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Impact of Coronavirus On Global Dimming

Magnitude of Global Dimming from Coronavirus Shutdowns: Part 1 of 3 // Mar 22, 2020 Global Dimming from industrial and transportation aerosols is likely between 0.25C and 1.1C with a best estimate of 0.5C. As global industry/transportation shutters due to … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Tsunami

Modelling the Coming Coronavirus Tsunami: Imperial College Paper // Mar 18, 2020 This new paper from Imperial College models the expected number of cases of coronavirus and the total number of deaths that we would expect in both the UK … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Why YOU Must ACT NOW

Coronavirus: Why YOU Must ACT NOW: Part 1 of 3 // Mar 12, 2020 On March 10th a vitally important article was published online by Tomas Pueyo, and I chat about it in this video and my next two. Even … Continue reading

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Security Threat Assessment of Global Climate Change

Chat on Hard-Hitting New Report: “A Security Threat Assessment of Global Climate Change”: 1 of 2 // Mar 7, 2020 A new report called “A Security Threat Assessment of Global Climate Change” came out last month, produced by a National … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Effect on Global Warming and Global Warming Impact on Pandemic Risks

Coronavirus Effect on Global Warming and Global Warming Impact on Pandemic Risks: Part 1 of 3 // Feb 28, 2020 The Coronavirus has shuttered about 25% of Chinese industrial production for weeks on end. Since Chinese production and industrial activist … Continue reading

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