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Five “The last five Septembers (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018) rank as the five warmest on record” https://t.co/WMe5rwS1CM — Terry Hughes (@ProfTerryHughes) October 17, 2018 Let's be clear September 2018 and year to date were 4th hottest on record for the globe. The 10 warmest September global land and ocean surface temperatures have occurred since 2003 The last five…

The Future Called

In Energy Research & Social Science, John Wiseman  from the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute provides a visit from the future. From the abstract: Looking back from 2050, this article is written in the form of a fictional speech reflecting on the impressive progress made by 2050 towards achieving the global goal of zero net emissions. The speaker also highlights the severe and…

Keeling 1700

Perspective. My father would have been 102 years old on the 25th of April [Born 1916] The Scripps CO2 measurements at Mauna Loa showed 410.05 parts per million on that same day. 410.05 This is a threshold last experienced on earth many, many millions of years ago. Records show that more than 10 generations of my family up to about…

Carbon Budget

I doubt we will get to choose 1.5... An excellent public lecture today in Lab-14 co-hosted by the Australian-German Climate and Energy College, the Climate Institute and the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute. Thank goodness for the University of Melbourne! In this talk Dr Tabea Lissner (Climate Analytics) and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research presented regionally differentiated analysis on impact shifts…

Some thoughts for the new year... The. Hottest. Twelve. Months. EVER...   2015 was Earth’s hottest year by record-wide margin https://t.co/smkEn7VzRz via @NOAA #HottestYear pic.twitter.com/yXrpysDQmQ — Climate Council (@climatecouncil) January 21, 2016 2015 was the hottest year on record globally. Climate change was a major factor in driving the record-breaking heat in 2015 worldwide. The global average temperature for 2015 was…

Climate

Where were you on November 11th 2015? Bob Henson [ @bhensonweather ] writing in Dr. Jeff Masters' WunderBlog just last week, makes the observation: The daily average concentration of carbon dioxide in the air that day at Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Observatory was 399.68 parts per million. On November 12 it rose to 401.64 ppm, and it’s quite possible that we’ll never see another day in…

NOAA Coral Reef Watch NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) has developed a new set of experimental 5-km Regional Virtual Stations (211 total). The Regional Virtual Stations represent a change in the way we have looked at Virtual Station data in the past. They have been designed to take advantage of higher resolution data while simultaneously providing comprehensive and collective information on all…

The Sun

Apologies to Neil Hottest. On record. Policy response? Global average temperature record high for September and January–September; Separately, global oceans and global land were both highest on record for these periods of time The September average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.62°F (0.90°C) above the 20th century average&mdash. This was the highest September temperature on record, surpassing the…

It's connected... How Whales Change Climate from Sustainable Human on Vimeo. Links: Sustainable Human Trophic Cascades - Nature  

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