Tag Archives: Sea Ice

Arctic Sea Ice Trajectories from Observations and Models

Arctic Sea Ice Loss Projections From the Latest-and-Greatest Climate Simulation Models (CMIP6) // Jun 3, 2020 The latest, most sophisticated climate models of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6) have been used to track Arctic Sea Ice Area and Volume … Continue reading

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Environmental Coffeehouse Interview, Sea-Ice Death Spiral, Global Aviation

Editor: For the first time in the last four years, we lead off with a video BY others, not Paul’s. Having seen virtually all of Paul’s videos, some of them several times, it is clear that peripatetic, free, and informal … Continue reading

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Antarctica Needs a Dentist

  Thwaites Glacier. Credit: NASA/OIB/Jeremy Harbeck Huge Cavity Melted Out in Antarctic Glacier: Part 1 of 2 // Feb 4, 2019 A huge cavity–4 km wide by 10 km long by 300 meters high–has melted at the glacier base in … Continue reading

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Unprecedented Collapse of the Arctic Beaufort Gyre

Unprecedented Collapse of the Arctic Beaufort Gyre // Published on Dec 13, 2017 As I walk through the seemingly endless hallways filled with poster displays of scientific observations and analysis on geophysical Earth topics (climatology, oceanography, natural hazards, hydrology, soils, rocks, … 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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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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Arctic Sea-Ice is much THINNER Than we Thought

Arctic Sea-Ice is much THINNER Than we Thought // Published on Oct 27, 2017 The thickness, and thus volume of remaining Arctic sea-ice is much less than we think. In late winter, what we thought was 3 ft thick ice … 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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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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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, 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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