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Changing Climate Chats

Water Weirding: Too Much or None at all // Published on Jun 21, 2017 Water is vital for life. Water cycling from solid to liquid to vapour (gas) on Earth is changing with abrupt climate disruption. Phenomena like atmospheric rivers and … Continue reading

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Understanding Atmospheric Circulation, Patterns in Global Ocean Currents

Understanding Atmospheric Circulation Patterns // Published on Apr 10, 2017 I teach you how (the layperson, or not) to draw the atmospheric circulation patterns of the Earth. All you need to know is that “hot air rises”, there are 3 … Continue reading

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Waves in Jet Streams, Violin Strings, Laser Cavities, Bridges

   Planetary Waves & Violin String Vibrations: 1 of 2 // Published on Apr 2, 2017 Extreme weather events are happening more often around the planet, striking with ever greater severity, and lasting for longer periods of time. The root … Continue reading

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Halting Abrupt Climate Change: Parts Two and Three

Halting Abrupt Climate Change: Part Two // Published on Mar 24, 2017 Paul Crutzen, the Yoda of atmospheric science, played a large role in human understanding and action on ozone holes, got a Nobel Prize in 1995 and coined the phrase … Continue reading

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Stabilizing Feedbacks in the Climate System

  Stabilizing Feedbacks in the Climate System // Published on Mar 3, 2017 We often hear about “positive” (accelerating) feedbacks in the climate system speeding up rates of change, even exponentially. I tell the story of some powerful “negative” stabilizing … Continue reading

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