Category Archives: Oceanography

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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Impact of Abrupt Sea-Ice Loss on Greenland, Radio EcoShock Interview

  Arctic Blue-Ocean-Event Consequences for Greenland: 1 of 2 // Feb 15, 2019 Between 60,000 and 22,000 years ago there were numerous abrupt temperature fluctuations recorded by oxygen and nitrogen isotopes (paleo-thermometer proxies) in Greenland ice cores [1].  Temperatures over … Continue reading

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Surprising Effects: Glacier Melt, Mayhem Down Under, Argentina Heat, Tasmanian Fires, Land vs. Water Temps

Non-Intuitive Consequences of Rapid Melt in Greenland and Antarctica: 1 of 2 // Feb 8, 2019 Glaciers on Greenland and Antarctica are rapidly melting due to Abrupt Climate Change, and melt rates are doubling with a period of roughly 7 … Continue reading

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Abrupt Climate Change Will Rapidly Blow Past 1.5C and 2C

Abrupt Climate Change Will Rapidly Blow Past 1.5C and 2C // Oct 10, 2018 As I filmed today, yet another massive hurricane has just come ashore in Florida’s panhandle. Hurricane Michael, at 155 mph (1 mph shy of Cat. 5) … Continue reading

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Testimonial: Learned Most About Climate Change from Plethora of Paul Beckwith’s YouTubes

 

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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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Everything that You Wanted to Know about Jet Streams but Were Afraid to Ask

Everything that You Wanted to Know about Jet Streams but Were Afraid to Ask // Published on Feb 6, 2018 Why does the jet stream exist? How does if form? What controls it’s location and behaviour (latitude, length and amplitude … Continue reading

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Hot Humid Wedge Slices Through Dark Frigid Arctic

Hot Humid Wedge Slices Through Dark Frigid Arctic // Published on Feb 2, 2018 A large mass of warm humid air from the North Atlantic is driving a wedge (ridge of the jet-stream) into the 24-hour darkness of the Arctic … Continue reading

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Last Gasp Arctic Sea Ice Death Rattle

Last Gasp Arctic Sea Ice Death Rattle // Published on Jan 30, 2018 Elaborating on my last video; I take a cold, hard look at the reality of vanishing Arctic sea-ice. All signs point to an Arctic in collapse.  Cold … Continue reading

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Upper and Lower Atmospheric Polar Vortices: It takes TWO to TANGO

Upper and Lower Atmospheric Polar Vortices: It takes TWO to TANGO // Published on Jan 25, 2018 As jet streams circle the Earth dictating weather patterns and becoming slower and wavier from climate change, they are more often thrust upwards by … Continue reading

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Paul’s New BBC interview: Climate Mayhem Worsens California Wildfires; Hypocrisy of COP23 and AGU Climate Conferences

I was interviewed live on BBC Radio 5 on Tuesday December 5th at 8:30 pm EST (Wednesday December 6th at 1:30 am London time):  ‘Rhod Sharp presents news, interviews and stories from around the world’.  Runs from 35:44 to 43:25. … 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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Earth Tipping Elements: New Kid on the Block

Earth Tipping Elements: New Kid on the Block // Published on Nov 27, 2017 An amazing thing about the recently release US Climate Report (more discussion, last post) is the open acknowledgement in Chapter 15 that huge risks exist for our … Continue reading

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Hurricane Ophelia Makes a Beeline to Ireland

Hurricane Ophelia Makes a Beeline to Ireland / Published on Oct 13, 2017 Enormous consequences of abrupt climate change are coming home to roost. Here I discuss the latest strangeness in our Climate Casino, namely Hurricane Ophelia that is making … Continue reading

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Climate Change Magnified MegaFires

Amplification of MegaFires from Climate Change // Published on Oct 3, 2017 Wildfires are increasing in frequency of occurrence, severity, and duration around the globe.  There are more fires, they’re consuming larger areas, burning hotter and spreading much faster, burning for … Continue reading

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More Climate Change Collateral Damage: Hurricane Maria Takes Out Dominica

More Climate Change Collateral Damage: Hurricane Maria Takes Out Dominica // Published on Sep 18, 2017 Hello People of the World. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you have been lied to for years about the grave risks … Continue reading

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Crisis in Capitalism and Cascading Climate Chaos

Crisis in Capitalism & Cascading Climate Chaos // Published on Sep 15, 2017 I discuss how ongoing and cascading climate chaos is the root cause of our crisis in capitalism.  The US is considered one of the richest and most powerful … Continue reading

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Tornadoes Galore in Florida, spinning off Superstorm Irma

Tornadoes Galore in Florida, spinning off Superstorm Irma // Published on Sep 9, 2017 I highly recommend you download the RadarScope app on your smartphone to track Hurricane Irma, and do your own real-time weather forecasting. I explain in detail … Continue reading

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How You Can Track Superstorm Irma from Minute-to-Minute

Track Superstorm Irma in Real-Time: Tutorial // Published on Sep 7, 2017 I teach you how to track Superstorm Irma (or any other storm) in real-time. Following Twitter Hashtags is the easiest way to get the very latest.  I talk about … Continue reading

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Will Irma be a Superstorm Like Harvey? Two Video Tutorial

        Me, after I saw the latest forecast for Hurricane Irma Will Irma be a Superstorm Like Harvey? Tutorial 1 of 2 // Published on Sep 4, 2017 The US and European Weather Models are both forecasting a … Continue reading

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Science of Superstorms. After Harvey, What’s Next?

Science of Superstorms. After Harvey, What’s Next? // Published on Sep 1, 2017 Why was Harvey a Superstorm: expected $ losses greater than Katrina & Sandy combined?I teach you about how the science of abrupt climate change is turbocharging storms. … Continue reading

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Epic Tutorial on Horrific Hurricane Harvey

Image: After Horrendous Hurricane Harvey Tutorial A // Published on Aug 26, 2017 Welcome. Please sit down in front of your computer and join me in a harrowing journey into how horrendous Harvey is.  I guide you through the many … 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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It’s Raining in Antarctica and In The Arctic (But Not in Spain)

Arctic Sea Ice Thickness mid-August 2012 (year of record minimum extent) It’s Raining in Antarctica & in the Arctic (but not in Spain) // Published on Aug 14, 2017 Jet Streams are so wavy in the Northern Hemisphere that in the … Continue reading

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Exposing the Elephant: Exponential Population Growth

Exponential Global Population Growth: Exposing Elephants in the Room:  A A city of 240,000 people. This is roughly the number of extra people appearing on Earth each day (births minus deaths). We just passed 7.5 billion, which is amazingly about … Continue reading

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Why the PACE of Almost ALL Life (Including Death Rates) Speeds Up With Global Warming

  Global Warming Increases Pace of Life, Thus Death Rates: A // Published on July 30, 2017 For every 18 F (10 C) rise in temperature the metabolic rate doubles and thus the rate of living (pace of life) doubles. The … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Use is Rising Like There is NO Tomorrow

Fossil Fuel Use is Rising Like There is NO Tomorrow // Published on Jul 26, 2017 If YOU think that 25+ years of global climate change policy meetings (IPCCs & COPs), and  today’s much discussed growth in clean energy and … Continue reading

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Best 15 Ways to Drawdown Greenhouse Gases

Best 15 Ways to Drawdown Greenhouse Gases / Published on Jul 24, 2017 I discuss 15 of the most important ways that humanity can significantly reduce fossil fuel emissions. The ultimate goal is removal of carbon from the atmosphere/oceans, as … Continue reading

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Fending Off Scientist’s Attacks on “The Uninhabitable Earth”: Five Videos, Parts A to E

Fending Off Scientist’s Attacks on “The Uninhabitable Earth”. Part A / Published on Jul 17, 2017 The controversy over the accuracy of the New York Magazine article “The Uninhabited Earth” expands and deepens. Sixteen scientists examined and commented on the article, … Continue reading

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Abrupt Climate Mayhem Now, in Spite of Main-Stream-Climatologist Posturing

Abrupt Climate Mayhem Now, in Spite of Main-Stream-Climatologist Posturing // Published on Jul 13, 2017 Quite frankly, I am sick and tired of people, especially main-stream-talking-head-scientists, downplaying the huge unprecedented threats that are accumulating daily and will soon take down … Continue reading

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Profound Changes in Our Jet Streams

Profound Changes in our Jet Streams // Published on Jul 11, 2017 All of us alive today are either privileged or cursed to bear witness to profound changes in our planetary climate system. Join me here as I brainstorm on … 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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Bubble, Bubble, GigaTons of Methane Trouble

Bubble, Bubble. GigaTons of Methane Trouble // Published on Jun 28, 2017 Vast amounts of methane exists within ocean floor sediments on the Eastern Siberian Arctic Shelf, in the form of methane hydrates & free methane gas.          … Continue reading

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Weather Wilding, Weirding & Whiplashing in the Climate Casino

Weather Wilding, Weirding & Whiplashing // Published on Jun 25, 2017 Our world has changed. Weather jumps from one extreme, like fire-hosing deluges with floods, to droughts, & then back again in months or years. What you get depends on … Continue reading

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Weighing Solar Radiation Management Options

Weighing Solar Radiation Management Options // Published on Jan 29, 2017 To have a fighting chance of arresting abrupt climate change we must deploy Solar Radiation Management Tech to cool our planet and buy us time to remove carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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0ceans on Acid and Rant in Snowstorm

Evil Twin of Climate Change; Ocean Acidification: Part 1 of 2 //  Published on Jan 3, 2017 Engrained into human nature is a tendency to not think much about things we do not see. When we think about climate change … Continue reading

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My Condolences to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

‘We have a crisis today on the largest ecological system on earth.  The Great Barrier Reef is under extreme stress, from very, very warm water, which has bleached vast areas of the coral.  First, by way of background, the size, … Continue reading

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