Category Archives: Climate Science

Southern California Sea Level Rise and Flood Risks

SC Coastal Sea Level Rise, Flood Heights, and Population at Risk We use the web site Surging Seas Risk Finder to find projected sea level and flood heights for the Southern California Beach Cities south of Long Beach. We start … Continue reading

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Southern California King Tides in 2017/2018

Southern California King Tides in 2017/2018 The winter King Tides for Southern California are in early December and January. At Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, they will occur at the following dates and times, with associated heights above relative mean sea … Continue reading

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The Climate Action of the US at the Bonn Conference

The Climate Action of the US at the Bonn COP23 Conference Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York City, noted that the US Climate Action effort called America’s Pledge involved 20 states, 110 cities, universities, and 1,400 businesses.   The … Continue reading

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Southwestern Temperature Increases with Climate Change

The Fourth National Climate Assessment includes projections for temperature increases that can cause cause droughts and decrease the winter storage of water to cover summer needs. The report uses the do-nothing RCP 8.5 projection, and calculates the temperature increases for … Continue reading

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Projections for Sea Level Rise

Projections for Sea Level Rise in the Forth National Climate Assessment We summarize the data on past Global Mean Sea Level (GMSL) rise, on the recent increase in the rate of rise, and future projections for a century and two. … Continue reading

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Trump’s Debt Blowup and Economic Disruptiveness

Trump’s Debt Blowup and Economic Disruptiveness The piecemeal plans of the Congress (er Republicans) on the next budget will lead to HUGE (Trumpwise) increases in the National Debt. They will be justified (attempted) by the many-times-disproved trickle-down economics. They have … Continue reading

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Rep. Bridenstine Is Only a Political Choice for NASA Administrator

We have to note that Donald Trump is again exercising his “terminate with extreme prejudice” agenda against climate science. Nobody has suggested where this came from, other to secure funding from oil billionaires like the Koch brothers of Texas, and … Continue reading

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Suggestions for the Laguna Beach Climate Protection Action Plan Renewal

Suggestions for the Laguna Beach Climate Protection Action Plan Renewal   In considering possible updates to the Laguna Beach Climate Protection action plan, I wanted to discuss some specific emission reduction methods that are under the control of the residents … Continue reading

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Comments on “An Inconvenient Sequel, Truth to Power” Film by VP Al Gore

Comments on “An Inconvenient Sequel, Truth to Power” Film by VP Al Gore I enjoyed the movie, and learned many things from it.  I think the public will learn much from it.  It did not exaggerate how fast global warming … Continue reading

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Secretary Zinke: Censorship Backfires

Secretary Zinke: Censorship Backfires Facebooks “make everything public” Mark Zuckerberg was ironically censored by Secretary of the Interior Zinke when he was given a high level tour of Glacier National Park. He was denied the leadership of the Park’s Superintendent … Continue reading

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