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Rising Risk, Global Methane Budget: No Methane Bomb in Arctic YET

Global Methane Budget: No “Methane Bomb” in the Arctic YET. Risk is RISING // Jul 27, 2020 The latest science on the Global Methane Budget was recently published in a landmark paper authored by over 70 multidisciplinary scientists. No methane … Continue reading

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Rise of the METHANE Over Time and Latitude, Two Videos

    Rise of The METHANE; Latest Science on Temporal and Spatial Variations: 1 of 2 // Feb 26, 2019 Since 2007 atmospheric methane concentrations have risen strongly; average rate 7 ppb per year. Methane’s Global-Warming Potential multiplies warming vs. … Continue reading

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Methane Levels from Copernicus, Rise Literally Off-the-Charts

          Comparing Methane Levels from Copernicus, MetOps, and Ground Data: 1 of 2 // Dec 12, 2018 Methane levels are rapidly increasing globally. Methane release in the Arctic from thawing terrestrial and marine permafrost, and from … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows of US Climate Science Report

Highs and Lows of US Climate Science Report // Published on Nov 11, 2017 In this video I chat on highlights and lowlights of the recent US Climate Science Report.   Recent discussion by Paul, here, “Yet Another Climate Report“, from … 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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Were The California Wildfires Deliberately Set?

       Left image BEFORE: Particulates (PM10) in air at 2000 Local Time. Right image AFTER: Particulates (PM10) in air at 2100 Local time. Note that the particulates have all appeared in multiple locations within the space of 1 hour. This … Continue reading

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Hurricane Nate Takes US By Surprise

Hurricane Nate Takes US By Surprise // Published on Oct 6, 2017 Hurricane Nate seemed to pop-up out of nowhere, in contrast to Superstorm Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria that took their time chewing up the Caribbean and Southern USA. … Continue reading

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Arctic Sea Ice: Everything You Need To Know

Arctic Sea Ice: Everything You Need To Know // Published on Oct 5, 2017 Every summer now, there are many people anxiously monitoring the seasonal melt-back of the Sea Ice that covers the Arctic Ocean. One of these summers, likely … 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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Can Hurricanes Trigger Earthquakes?

Can Hurricanes Trigger Earthquakes? Part A // Published on Sep 22, 2017 On Sept. 8th, 2017 as Hurricane Irma chewed up the Caribbean a magnitude 8.1 earthquake rattled Mexico. On Sept. 19th it was Hurricane Maria’s turn, with a 7.1 quake … 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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Arctic Sea Ice Going Down With the Blues

Zero Arctic Sea Ice Very Likely By 2020 // Published on Jun 30, 2017 There is a very high probability that the Arctic sea ice will essentially vanish by the end of summer melt in 2020 or earlier. The ice-free duration … 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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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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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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Climate Mayhem: ACTION, Not Despair

Climate Mayhem: ACTION, not despair // Published on Feb 15, 2017 I reflect on abrupt climate change. Where we are now, how bad it is, and what is in store for us. I talk methane, extreme weather, Arctic sauna, jet streams, … Continue reading

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Methane Burps and Farts

Do you think good old Aristotelian Techne [1] or something darker like Thanatos [2] can help us better grasp or instead accept what is barreling down on our planet (dk), or more like, as Paul calls them, ‘methane burps and farts’? … 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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Our Climate System In A Nutshell

Our Climate System In A Nutshell // Published on Jun 19, 2016 I teach climatology to second year Geography university students and on a recent midterm AI asked: “Describe the climate system of the Earth starting at the sun.” It … 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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Fort McMurray’s 88,000 Climate Refugees, Climate Casino

Fort McMurray’s 80,000 Climate Refugees (now 88,000): Fort Mac Alberta Lucks Out In Climate Casino Don’t get me wrong. I empathize with the people from Fort McMurray.  Many lost their homes and memories.  I also empathize with the people of … Continue reading

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First Blue-Ocean Event in Arctic

First Blue-Ocean Event in Arctic: Part 1 // Apr 27, 2016 I discuss the state of Arctic sea ice. Will we have a blue-ocean event this summer, or in the next few years? What are the global implications if this … Continue reading

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Ongoing Unravelling of our Climate System

Arctic Ocean Blowtorch Attacks Sea-Ice // Published on Jan 24, 2016 Our climate system has destabilized. Our fossil-fueled emissions have changed the chemistry of our atmosphere and our oceans, changing the heat balance between the equator and Arctic. This has … 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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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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Ten Stories Media Ignored: Dahr Mentions Paul and Methane

Ten Big Stories News Media Ignored:  Some of the biggest news of the past year never went public.  Methane and arctic warming’s global impacts, article 6, at the above link.  Nice menton: ‘Dahr Jamail, writing for Truth-out, notes … A 2013 … Continue reading

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