What Happens When Seawater Invades Freshwater Aquifers?

October 17, 2016 – In a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters last month, researchers at University of South Florida, Michigan Technological University, University of ... Continue Reading →

Bonaire Using 3D Printing to Restore Coral Reefs

September 15, 2016 – A Dutch island in the Caribbean is attempting to preserve its coral reefs a number of ways. One involves planting new coral. The other uses 3D printing technology ... Continue Reading →

The Heat Just Keeps on Coming And We’re Not Talking Politics

September 13, 2016 – NASA reported yesterday that August was the 11th straight month setting global heat records. August global average surface temperatures were 1 Celsius (1.76 ... Continue Reading →
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What’s Up with Our Oceans? – Seems Global Warming is Getting to Them Faster Than Expected

August 11, 2016 – Scientists in the last week have admitted they erred in calculating sea level rise globally. In a journal report entitled, “Unabated global mean sea-level ... Continue Reading →
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“There’s something going on” New Scientific Studies Borrow a Trump Phrase But There’s No Conspiracy

July 17, 2016 – The presumptive nominee of the U.S. Republican Party, Donald Trump, is fond of spouting conspiracy theories. Climate change is a Chinese-inspired hoax. President ... Continue Reading →
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Two Charts Tell the Story of Climate Change in the 21st Century

June 17, 2016 – According to the latest data from the atmospheric observatory on Mauna Loa we can say goodbye to carbon dioxide (CO2) levels below 400 parts per million (ppm) ... Continue Reading →
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Guess Which Republican Presidential Candidate Believes in Climate Change?

May 24, 2016 – The man who has called global warming a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese government has applied to the Irish government for permission to shore up the coastline ... Continue Reading →
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The Front Line of Climate Change is Apparent in The Solomon Islands

May 10, 2016 – In a newly released paper appearing in Environmental Research Letters, researchers from The University of Queensland, University of Wollongong, University of the ... Continue Reading →
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An Update to Why 1.5 is a Better Number Than 2.0 When it Comes to Climate Change

April 30, 2016 – A little over a week ago I wrote a piece entitled, Why 1.5 is a Better Number Than 2.0. At the time I had not yet seen the latest research appearing in a new ... Continue Reading →
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Melting Sea Ice in the Arctic – The Good and the Bad

April 19, 2016 – This year remains second lowest on record for sea ice coverage in Canada’s Arctic Archipelago. Extraordinary weather anomalies over the 2015-16 winter saw ... Continue Reading →