Category Archives: Climate Science

UN Data on Emissions and Needed Goals

We start with emission data from the UN Environment Report, and show the areas in which emissions can be sharply cut with existing technologies.  The current Paris Accord agreements are just keeping up with business as usual, given rising economic … Continue reading

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Flooding Will Affect 300 Million by 2050

A new study by Climate Central called Flooded Future shows that 300 million people will be affected by sea level rise flooding once yearly by 2050.  This is almost four times as much as was estimated from previous satellite data, … Continue reading

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Talk by Prof. V. Ram Ramanathan at UC Irvine

This is just the start of an article on the talk by Prof. V. Ram Ramanathan at Earth System Science at UC Irvine on Oct. 29, 2019.  The talk was titled “Bending the Curve:  Overarching Solutions for a rapidly warming … Continue reading

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Possible Political Opposition to Automated Driving

Will bad, impatient, freedom loving and conspiracy theory drivers oppose automated driving? In the ideal and probably not too distant future, everything on and near a roadway will be electronically labeled, and they will all share location, speed, and route, … Continue reading

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In No Way Does Impeachment Reverse the Results of 2016

In No Way Does Impeachment Reverse the Results of 2016 Everybody expects that Trump will remain President since 20 Senate Republicans are not going to vote for impeachment. Even if Trump’s reelection support drops to 35% and the Senate dumps … Continue reading

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Rates of Emission Declines to Reach California’s Goals

Rates of Emission Declines to Reach California’s Goals Estimates of rates needed to meet climate goals or GHG (greenhouse gases) reductions by 2030 and 2050 have come out.  These seem to be generated by simple mathematical methods, so we will … Continue reading

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Trump’s Climate Change Denial Con and His Activities

Trump’s Climate Change Denial Con and His Activities I wrote before, that the plan of the Cons that Trump carries out is to act 100% like the Con is actually true.  I even invented a fictitious book that Trump is … Continue reading

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Temperature Increases in California, the United States, and the World

Temperature Increases in California, the United States, and the World We present temperature rates of increases in degrees Centigrade per Century from Berkeley Earth, for the last 60 years from 1960.  We group them for California, the United States, and … Continue reading

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Climate Change, Tobacco, and Vaping Denial

Climate Change, Tobacco, and Vaping Denial. It seems the leading stories are all connected to climate denial, and its predecessor, to deny that tobacco causes cancer. We celebrate that National Security Council senior director for emerging technologies and lead climate … Continue reading

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Did CNN Lay a Trap for VP Joe Biden?

Did CNN Lay a Trap for VP Joe Biden? I thought that it was very unfair for CNN to waylay, sucker punch, blindside, etc. VP Joe Biden with their first question in the Climate Crises Town Hall.  They had the … Continue reading

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