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Flaws in IPCC Report: Abrupt Cryospheric Tipping Elements in Climate System

Abrupt Cryospheric Tipping Elements in Climate System // Oct 18, 2018 Computer modelling simulations of climate change have a very difficult time accounting for abrupt, nonlinear state changes, also known as tipping points. Since IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) … Continue reading

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Profound Climate Mayhem With NO Arctic Sea-Ice

  Part 2: Profound Climate Mayhem With NO Arctic Sea-Ice // Oct 4, 2018 In a few years we face a world with NO Arctic sea-ice. Profound climate and weather changes will profoundly disrupt human societies, eg. severe global food … Continue reading

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Our Near-Term Future: What Current Arctic Sea-Ice Melt and Export Patterns Tell Us

Patterns of Arctic Sea-Ice Loss: Melt versus Export // Sep 6, 2018 Following up on my previous video, posted September 5th 2018 as Arctic Sea Ice Melt Patterns and Analysis, the summer melting characteristics for Arctic Sea-Ice are definitely changing. … Continue reading

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Earth Climate System: Terrible Trajectories to Hothouse

Earth Climate System: Terrible Trajectories to Hothouse // Aug 11, 2018 Ten years ago Timothy Lenton (b. 1973) spearheaded a scientific paper examining expert assessments on the types and likelihoods of Tipping Elements in the Climate System. A number of … Continue reading

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Regions Will Be Uninhabitable, From Unrelenting Heat & Humidity. Primer on Wet Bulb Temp

Human Body Limit to Heat Stress from Abrupt Climate Change // Aug 3, 2018 The average persons core body temperature is 98.6 F (37 C). Human skin is a few degrees colder, being about 35 C (95 F).  Heat travels … Continue reading

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Incessant Body Blows to Humanity From Abrupt Climate Change

Incessant Body Blows to Humanity From Abrupt Climate Change // Published on Jul 24, 2018 If you think that this years heatwaves are brutal, be thankful that we are not in an El Niño, which would have added even more … Continue reading

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Global Heatwaves to Arctic Monsoons: Climate Mayhem

Arctic Monsoons: A New Climate Nightmare // Published on Jul 23, 2018 Please help me wake up mainstream media.  We have a climate EMERGENCY on our hands. Extensive, long duration heat waves, caused by a stuck jet-stream are roasting people … Continue reading

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Methane: Consequence and Accelerant for Abrupt Climate Change

Methane: Consequence and Accelerant for Abrupt Climate Change // Jul 15, 2018 Abrupt climate change, specifically Arctic Temperature Amplification is rapidly taking us on a collision course to an ice-free Arctic, and is threatening to turn vast stores of carbon … Continue reading

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Hotter Than HOT Heatwaves: Mortalities, Ozone, Less Sex, Lazy Sperm, Lighter Babies

Massive Deadly Heatwaves: A Consequence of Abrupt Climate Change // Jul 6, 2018 Many people around the planet have had to endure extensive, long duration heatwaves in early July; some people have not been successful.  Most places are woefully unprepared … Continue reading

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Major Earth Stressors: Methane and Overpopulation

On Increasing Risks From Arctic Methane / Jul 3, 2018 As climate change accelerates, it is crucial to understand risks from feedbacks like methane bursts from terrestrial permafrost (think Siberian blowholes) and marine sediment clathrates (think methane “gun”).   To understand … Continue reading

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The Nuts and Bolts Of Arctic Methane

The Nuts and Bolts of Arctic Methane // Published on Jun 27, 2018 In this first of a series of videos on Arctic Methane, I get down to the nitty-gritty.  I discuss natural and human-caused sources of methane, and how … Continue reading

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Gut-Wrenching Arctic Changes Causing Climate Turmoil

Abrupt Loss of Arctic Sea-Ice // Published on Jun 13, 2018 Persistent cyclones churning up Arctic sea-ice are bad news. Maximum Arctic sea-ice savagery occurred in 2012 from a massive long-lived August cyclone leading to the outstanding record September sea-ice … Continue reading

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Severe Global Water Cycle Shifts from Abrupt Climate Change

Severe Global Water Cycle Shifts from Abrupt Climate Change // Published on May 27, 2018 Freshwater availability for drinking is being disrupted around Earth. Same for irrigation water relied upon to grow many crops.  Soils are drying out and groundwater is … Continue reading

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What Happens In The Arctic, Does NOT Stay In The Arctic

  What Happens In The Arctic, Does NOT Stay In The Arctic // Published on May 11, 2018 The Arctic is NOT like Las Vegas.  What happens there, specifically the rapid darkening due to loss of sea-ice and snow cover is … Continue reading

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Ever Greater Risks to Nuclear Power Plants, From Extreme Weather Events

Ongoing Chernobyl and Fukushima Disasters // Published on Apr 26, 2018 Thirty two years ago the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine melted down.  Huge radiation releases occurred; estimates are 10x higher than Fukushima. Official deaths are ridiculously low (9,000 … Continue reading

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Ocean Currents Disruption: Slower and Wavier

Ocean Currents Disruption: Slower and Wavier // Published on Apr 14, 2018 Cutting edge science finds ocean currents slowing down.  We all know the equator is warm and poles are cold. This temperature difference causes heat flow from the equator … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather, Past, Present and Future: 4 of 4

Stormy Weather; Past, Present and Future: 4 of 4 // Published on Mar 12, 2018 In this video, and the last three I have gone into great detail on how wave energy from recent storms has the ability to chew up … Continue reading

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Storm Generated Ocean Waves Pack More Punch Than Expected: Videos 2 and 3 of Four

Storm Generated Ocean Waves Pack More Punch Than Expected: 2 of 4 // Published on Mar 9, 2018 We know that massive storm waves wreak havoc on coastal cities and coastlines, but scientists thought that massive 620 ton boulders could … Continue reading

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Recent Storms Moved Giant Rocks Weighing Up to 620 tons: Part 1 of 4

Recent Storms Moved Giant Rocks Weighing Up to 620 tons: Part 1 of 4 // Published on Mar 7, 2018 It turns out that “Storms of our Grandchildren” are already here today.  In fact these storms are already reconfiguring our … Continue reading

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New Scientific Discovery: Siberian Atmospheric Rivers: Part 4 of 4

New Scientific Discovery: Siberian Atmospheric Rivers: Part 4 of 4 // Published on Mar 1, 2018 A Russian icebreaker in the Arctic sailed from open ocean water into thin sea-ice continuing into thicker sea-ice and sent weather balloons aloft every … Continue reading

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Warm Humid Air Penetrates Arctic Cold Dome: 2 of 4

Warm Humid Air Penetrates Arctic Cold Dome: 2 of 4 // Published on Feb 26, 2018 Above the Arctic sea-ice sits a dome of cold, dry, heavy air.  Arctic temperature amplification results in very wavy, pronounced crests and troughs in … Continue reading

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Hot Wet Atmospheric Rivers Ravage Arctic: Part 1 of 4

Hot Wet Atmospheric Rivers Ravage Arctic: Part 1 of 4 // Published on Feb 23, 2018 Ongoing abrupt climate change is causing global weather mayhem, causing huge temperature swings from icebox chills to heat records, and torrential rains with record floods. … Continue reading

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Climate Restoration with Ocean Fertilization

Filling our Oceans with Fish to Calm Climate / Published on Feb 16, 2018 Anecdotes from a century ago talk of an ocean teeming with life.  Legends abound of there being so many fish in oceans that you could literally … Continue reading

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Climate Restoration with Carbon Dioxide Removal

Climate Restoration with Carbon Dioxide Removal / Published on Feb 14, 2018 Slashing global fossil fuel emissions is necessary, but no longer sufficient to restore our climate to stability.  The good news is that we are not defenceless.  To restore climate … 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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