Keeping Global Warming Below 1.5°C

“It’s good news from a geophysical point of view,” says the lead researcher. “We are basically saying we can’t build anything now that emits fossil fuels.” – Christopher Smith, University of Leeds, UK. The image above is of A solar farm in Brockville, Ontario. (Photo: Jonathan Potts/flickr/cc) Keeping Global Warming Below 1.5°C May Still Be Possible with […]

Macron sparks new outrage with comments launching ‘national debate’ — Said some of those struggling economically were just “screwing up”

Originally posted on Peace and Freedom:
President Emmanuel Macron’s hopes to quell the economic anger of Yellow Vest protesters by announcing a national debate ran aground on Tuesday when he sparked new outrage by saying some of those struggling economically were just “screwing up”. Macron had planned to try to quell a rising tide of…

The Emergent Patterns of Climate Change

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
You can’t understand climate change in pieces, says climate scientist Gavin Schmidt. It’s the whole, or it’s nothing. In this talk, Schmidt explains how he studies the big picture of climate change with mesmerizing models that illustrate the endlessly complex interactions of small-scale environmental events. https://embed.ted.com/talks/gavin_schmidt_the_emergent_patterns_of_climate_change Gavin A. Schmidt is…