Category Archives: Climate Change

Slides from the NOAA/NASA Annual Global Analysis for 2018

Slides from the NOAA/NASA Annual Global Analysis for 2018 The NASA author is Gavin A. Schmidt, and the NOAA author is Derek Arendt. I have put photos of the graphs from the above analysis on a Flickr album NOAA/NASA Annual … Continue reading

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Setting of the Doomsday Clock at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for 2019

Setting of the Doomsday Clock at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists for 2019 The Doomsday Clock started measuring the time to midnight in terms of the danger of nuclear war and events.  It now includes risks from climate change … Continue reading

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Warming by 2100 for Leading US and World Cities

We exploit the new availability of climate warming predictions by one degree map boxes to look at the warming by year 2100 of US and World cities.  The website is Carbon Brief of the United Kingdom:    carbonbrief.org  The four … Continue reading

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How Large and Influential is Coal Usage?

How Large and Influential is Coal Usage? Overall, US coal usage as a percent of electric power has declined from about 53% in 2000 to 33% in 2015.  We are using data related to electric car choices from a report … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Planets Mercury, Venus, and the Earth by Dennis Silverman

Introduction to the Planets Mercury, Venus, and the Earth by Dennis Silverman For the OLLI course “Introduction to the Solar System”. SC215, on December 6, 2018. intro slides Mercury(1) Venus(1) Planet Earth

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Climate Action Shorts

Climate Action Shorts Monday at 4 PM on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter will be the Climate Town Hall on the West Coast, PST.  This will be on C-SPAN2 at 7:45 PM – 9:15 PM PST.  Monday at 6 PM starts … Continue reading

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Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures Two of the cars discontinued in the GM plant closures are the fuel economy cars the compact and high mileage Chevy Cruze, and the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt.  GM said that they … Continue reading

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General Motors and the Environment

General Motors and the Environment Clearly, we are all distressed when 14,000 workers are let off, and their factories closed.  General Motors in fact said that consumers are desiring to drive SUVs and Trucks more, so they are fulfilling consumer … Continue reading

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Comments on Trump’s Insincerity About the Climate Impact Report

Comments on Trump’s Insincerity About the Climate Impact Report If not now, when, if not us, who? I hate to spend my time raking Trump over his polluting coal heap, but it has to be done.  Since I am not … Continue reading

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