Category Archives: Interviews

Find Out Soon, How Low Will the Big Arctic Ocean Slushy Go

Paul Beckwith: Post-doom with Michael Dowd // Sep 6, 2020 This conversation with climate systems scientist and abrupt climate change expert, Paul Beckwith, was recorded August 31, 2020. ——— ———– Most damaging atmospheric rivers 1978–2017 How Low Will the Big … Continue reading

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Three Interviews: Spencer, CTV, and Radio EcoShock

91 Beckwith After COP 25 // Dec 23, 2019 Here Paul is again interviewed by Metta Spencer.  Previously, Paul was on her show, on 14 October, as shared here, proximate to the Young Turks.  As she says:  ‘Canadian climatologist Paul … Continue reading

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Trifecta: Climate Tipping Points: Atmospheric/Ocean Circulation, Gary Null Podcast, Radio EcoShock Interview

Climate Tipping Points: Atmospheric and Ocean Circulation // Nov 1st, 2018 Presently, global average temperature is rising 0.25C per decade. However nonlinear, tipping points can greatly increase this rate of warming. Atmospheric circulation (jetstreams) and ocean circulation (currents like the … Continue reading

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Methane Venting Over Arctic Sea Ice — OSFAS Lecture, WBAI Live

Methane Venting Into Air Over Arctic Sea Ice // Published on Apr 27, 2018 Humanity, we have a problem.  We are venting methane into the Arctic. Why?  How much?  How fast? What does it mean for abrupt climate change? What does it mean for … Continue reading

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Abrupt Climate Change and Weather Mayhem; chat with Radio EcoShocks Alex Smith

Alex Smith is my favourite person to chat with on radio. His weekly show Radio EcoShock is broadcast on about 100 radio stations around the globe, and we always have great conversations about the latest climate change zeitgeist. This interview, … Continue reading

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Abrupt Air Circulation Changes: Equatorial Atmospheric Super-Rotation; AGU Science Conference

Climate Risks from Equatorial Atmospheric Super-Rotation // Published on Dec 4, 2017 If we continue on the current path of high greenhouse gas emissions, we risk triggering an abrupt change in our atmospheric circulation.      As the band around … Continue reading

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Climate Tipping Points from Cascading Feedbacks, Voices of Dissent Interview, Extinction Radio

Climate Tipping Points from Cascading Feedbacks // Published on Nov 23, 2017 From my chair, it looks like we can kiss our stable nurturing climate goodby. Humans have poked and prodded and perturbed our Earth systems to the breaking point, and … Continue reading

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Cockamanie Climate Change Claims

Cockamanie Climate Change Claims:  Removing CO2 from the Atmosphere & Oceans with Exponential Algae Growth // Published on Aug 18, 2017 Sunlight warms Earth’s surface. Heat radiates up and is trapped by greenhouse gases (GHGs).  Human emissions increase GHGs increasing warming. … Continue reading

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AMEG (Arctic Methane Emergency Group) Plea to G20 Leaders

2017-07-05 Version 3 To the G20, at their summit, July 2017 Warning of climate change emergency Dear world leaders, You will have received an increasing number of warnings from scientists about the seriousness of climate change and therefore how important … Continue reading

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What’s Not To Like? Extinction Radio, Vanishing Sea Ice, EcoShock

Here is Paul’s recent ‘Interview with Paul Beckwith‘ on Extinction Radio.  This is in Part Two, starts at 5:20, and is about 1:14 long.  Mike is an incredible interviewer, who has ardently sustained his keen vision in continuing to produce … Continue reading

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Extinction Radio May 31st – Peter Wadhams, Paul Beckwith, Carolyn Baker

Here is Paul’s recent Interview:  Extinction Radio Episode 73, 31st May 2017 – Peter Wadhams, Paul Beckwith, Carolyn Baker, Dean Spillane Walker, Lisa White. This is in Part Two, starts at 0:00 and goes to 1:08:05.

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Flooding ‘Tip of the Iceberg,’ Climate Scientist Warns

A car sits stranded in flood waters on Rue Saint-Louis in Gatineau on Tuesday, May 2. (Radio-Canada) Here Paul was picked up by CBC Television, and has an associated podcast clip (about six minutes long) which they shared with him, and … Continue reading

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Climate Change Making Storms More Intense, Changing Jet Stream

How climate change is making storms more intense ‘Massive flooding in Windsor last year was a sign of climate change — but the science behind these ever-intensifying storms is more complex than it seems’ … The Ontario Educational Communications Authority … Continue reading

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Extinction Radio, Interview with Jennifer Hynes

Extinction Radio Episode 67, 8th March 2017 – Guy McPherson, Kevin Lister and Paul Beckwith. Paul’s segment, ‘Jennifer Hynes interviews Paul Beckwith‘:  page down to Part Three.  Starts at 0:00:00 to 0:55:41.  You can find more about famed climate generalist and methane … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide Removal From Atmosphere

Carbon Dioxide Removal Ideas // Published on Jan 27, 2017 Climate rates of change are abruptly spiralling upwards. Although we must slash fossil fuel emissions, that alone will not restore climate stability. Like the proverbial roadrunner charging over a precipice … Continue reading

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Interview On Extinction Radio, Following Gail Tverberg Feature

Extinction Radio was great to start.  And it was great when Gene Gibson, Ivy Cone, and Peter Melton stepped in.  And to the delight of us all, the show has been back up for several months, with show original founder Mike … Continue reading

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Cracks in the Big Picture, Radio Ecoshock Podcasts

It is always a great honor, for Paul to be on Alex Smith’s Radio Ecoshock.  And equally ALWAYS has been a definite ‘favorite’ of Paul’s–dk. Here is the link to: ‘Cracks in The Big Picture‘, on Radio Ecoshock.  About 59:59 … Continue reading

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Completely Misinformed on Climate! For Mayhem, Pick One: Trump, Fox, HRC?

Paul’s Podcast on Extinction Radio follows the Part One feature interview with esteemed Truthout.org writer Dahr Jamail for Extinction Radio Episode 58 2nd Nov 2016. This is also follow by ‘Jennifer Hynes in Conversation with Mike Ferrigan’, which is also very good.  Her … Continue reading

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Death by 1,000 Cuts: Epic Interview, Extreme Changes Not Seen in Time of Humans

       Paul is again a feature guest on Alex Smith’s Radio Ecoshock, ‘Extreme Climate News & Science‘ (dk).  This is a wide ranging hour long interview: As Alex introduces Paul, ‘It’s been summer in the Northern Hemisphere, when … Continue reading

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What Happens in the Arctic Doesn’t Stay in the Arctic–Not Like Vegas

Demise of Arctic Sea-Ice: Part 1 of 2 // Published on Aug 16, 2016 There is very little Arctic sea-ice left this year. The trend is a rapid decline to essentially nothing (- 1 million square km); the “blue-ocean event” … Continue reading

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Nil carborundum pro illigitimi

Madness writ large in image.  But Paul has not quit on the earth or interventions… ‘Illegitimi non carborundum is a mock-Latin aphorism meaning “Don’t let the bastards grind you down”, ‘ or 不要讓那些混蛋碾你失望. Inhabitat had a kick a_s interview with Paul … Continue reading

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Epic Interview: Paul 5.0

So Paul does not seem too vain (dk here)–and he is not–FYI the title was not chosen by him, but rather by his faithful servant, David Korn, Special Projects who has been with him from here day one, from eleven months … Continue reading

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New Podcast: Melting Arctic and Effect on Gulf Stream

One of Paul’s very best.  This is five out of four stars on the Paul-O-meter.  And for those of you who might not yet have seen, Wolfgang Werminghausen has been producing excellent podcasts, often in English and uniquely so, alternating … Continue reading

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Chat on our ABRUPT Climate Change EMERGENCY

Chat on our ABRUPT Climate Change EMERGENCY // Published on Mar 26, 2016 Humanity is NOW, TODAY in an abrupt climate change EMERGENCY. This is what science tells us. When the public, policy makers and politicians around the planet recognize this … Continue reading

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Angry Climate 1: Humanity 0: Science of Catastrophe

Our Ongoing Climate System Destabilization // Published on Feb 24, 2016 The Arctic region average temperature is from 6 to 8 degrees Celsius (11 to 15 F) warmer than normal. Arctic sea ice extent maximum occurred a month early. Our climate … Continue reading

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Healthcare System Has Serious Skin in the Game with Climate

  Relief Analysis recently published yet another outstanding podcast, titled ‘Episode 3: Rick Gannotta Interview – Curating Healthcare in a Rapidly Changing World‘.  I am mentioned prominently and referenced there (get to that in a moment) [1]. But first please take note … Continue reading

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Reminder: Live With Jennifer and Guy Today

Friendly reminder, Paul is joining in live, with Jennifer Hynes at her Methane Emergency meeting today, who was invited by Kevin Hester to join him in Auckland Saturday at 7 pm EST, 4 pm PST, midnight London.   And the … Continue reading

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Paul and Guy Featured on Garry Null’s Progressive Commentary Hour

It is with great honor, that I was asked to join famed diet and nutrition expert Garry Null on his Progressive Radio Hour with Dr. Guy McPherson.  We discussed abrupt climate change and its impact on food, society, here on … Continue reading

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Climate Hope and Tragedy

As I have said many times, Alex Smith’s Radio EcoShock is a favorite and boy does he deliver.  My segment is about 11:17 long, and those impatient or too busy can click here, to go right to my segment, starting at 21:13 mark. … Continue reading

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Paul Beckwith Interviewed by Nick Breeze, Paris 2015

Paul:  The Sharpness of Non-Linear Change. dk:  The work of the esteemed Nick Breeze of Envisionation is universally excellent.  He is no fool.  Besides filmmaking, he is robust in communications and culture and does a ton of work involving a lot of people … Continue reading

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Unspun: Ringside At COP21 With Climate Researcher Paul Beckwith

KKRN.FM of Round Mountain California’s “Unspun, An Experiment in Truth-Telling” Doug Bennett conducted a particularly well done, professional quality interview with me in Paris Saturday night (Weekly Saturdays at 9 am PST): ‘Unspun attempts to cut through all the media … Continue reading

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Climate Matters, Conversation with Paul Beckwith

Beyond Crisis // Published on Dec 4, 2015 (9:33 long) Paul speaks with Beyond Crisis in Ottawa on abrupt climate change; the earth’s warming creating dramatic loss of sea ice in the Arctic; and the urgent need to act NOW … Continue reading

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Extinction Radio 36

Extinction Radio, Podcast // Episode 36 11-29-2015. Starts at 0:01:56. This week, Peter Melton again interviewed me, in my recurring chat with Extinction Radio for their ‘All Things Climate’ feature. Paul discusses COP21 and Paris.  Also includes Conversation Between Nafeez Ahmed and … Continue reading

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Extinction Radio, Episode 34

Extinction Radio, Podcast // Episode 34 11-15-2015. Starts at 1:20:01.  Also included in Meet the Contributors, at 0:29:19. This week, Ivey Cone again interviewed me, in my recurring chat with Extinction Radio for their ‘All Things Climate’ feature. [Methane, water vapor, hydroxyl radicals, … Continue reading

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Extinction Radio, Episode 33

Extinction Radio, Podcast // Episode 33 11-15-2015. Starts at 1:31:30. This week, Peter Melton again interviewed me, in my recurring chat with Extinction Radio for their ‘All Things Climate’ feature.   Study of height of ice in Antarctica, comments on Grace Satellite … Continue reading

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Extinction Radio, Episode 32

Extinction Radio, Podcast // Episode 32 11-1-2015. Starts at 1:23:50 This week, Ivey Cone of Fuki Cafe [1] again interviewed me, for my weekly chat with Extinction Radio, for their ‘All Things Climate’ feature. Underreporting of methane and IPCC latest report.  Measuring … Continue reading

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Extinction Radio, Episode 31

Extinction Radio, Podcast // Episode 31 10-25-2015. Starts at 1:03:10 This week, Ivey Cone of Fuki Cafe [1] interviewed me, for my weekly chat with Extinction Radio, for their ‘All Things Climate’ feature. Relationship of warm air in Pacific and cold blob in North … Continue reading

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Extinction Radio, Episode 30

Extinction Radio, Podcast // Episode 30 10-18-2015. Starts at 38:50 There is something about Extinction Radio that somehow manages to often get the best out of me. This applies to Mike Ferrigan and Peter Melton both. I am AGAIN interviewed by … Continue reading

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Profiled by Dahr Jamail at Truthout

Dahr Jamail | The Methane Monster Roars // Tuesday, 13 January 2015 09:23 Truthout | News Analysis.  Full version here.  Selection below: ‘During a recent hike in Washington State’s Olympic National Park, I marveled at the delicate geometry of frost-covered ferns. … Continue reading

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