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Ocean heatwave destroys Tasmania’s unique underwater jungle

Tasmanian kelp forest (Photo: Emma Flukes) It was one of Australia’s great marine ecosystems; a must-see spectacular on many divers’ lists, sheltering a multitude of fish, algae and crustaceans.  A natural wonder, which this year was smashed into oblivion by a massive … Continue reading

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Record Temps in Arctic Circle, New Jet Stream research

Something to remember as you look at this one, 30 degC in sub arctic locations(!), is that it’s not possible for climate change modelling to acquire sensible data or perform analysis about tipping point effects. So they’re completely ignored. Such … Continue reading

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Oceans de-oxygenated

Ocean anoxia – widespread oxygen-starved dead zones in oceans – did the killing of ocean life in several mass extinctions of Earth’s past.  Anoxia went hand-in-hand with CO2emissions, rising global temperatures, and (often) ocean acidification, a situation which today’s climate change is recreating … Continue reading

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“If I see One More Ignorant Comment, I’m gonna…”

Nasa has taken time out from its usual work of exploring the galaxy to call out climate change deniers on Facebook. See one hoary example above, of how a legit NASA study can be turned into a pesky climate denial meme. “One user, Fer Morales, took … Continue reading

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Hottest and driest March on record

How many more records need to be broken before leaders start to follow such convincing lead set by climate science, the science “we don’t dispute”?   >more> BOM(Bureau Meteorology

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Plants’ heat response means even fiercer heatwaves

…needleleaf forests, tundra and farmland would actually release lower levels of water into the atmosphere. And since water in the atmosphere helps lower daytime temperatures, this means that temperatures would rise even higher than the models suggest…“We often underestimate the role of vegetation … Continue reading

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Renewable energy demands the undoable

…during each hour of every day 3.7 million barrels of oil are pumped from wells; 932,000 tons of coal are dug; 395 million cubic metres of natural gas are piped from the ground; and 4.1 million tons of CO2 is … Continue reading

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Losing the battle – Climate Change

With temperatures 1.35 degrees Celsius warmer than long- term average, February was one hot month, an unprecedented level since records began in 1880. The rise prompted Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel to warn we were “losing the battle” against climate … Continue reading

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Warming of oceans due to climate change is unstoppable, say US scientists

“I think of it more like a fly wheel or a freight train. It takes a big push to get it going but it is moving now and will contiue to move long after we continue to pushing it”…Globally 90% … Continue reading

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Energy content, where is the heat – atmosphere -vs- ocean

As deniers persist in denying evidence of warming, here’s  a useful explanation about where most of the energy goes, with variability to atmosphere temperature during the journey. >more> WattsUpWithThat  

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