Monthly Archives: November 2018

Real news, uncertainty, and urgency.

Quantification of ocean heat uptake from changes in atmospheric O2 and CO2 composition. The ocean is the main source of thermal inertia in the climate system1. During recent decades, ocean heat uptake has been quantified by using hydrographic temperature measurements … Continue reading

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Think and act like a meteorologist: VOTE.

Back on October 17th, the Washington Post ran an article with this sobering title: Despite rampant voter enthusiasm, the reality: many don’t plan to vote in November. Some excerpts: CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Interest in the midterm elections is at a fever … Continue reading

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Tropical storms pummel, and bring to light, a third-world America.

“Out of sight, out of mind[1].” Most of us of a certain age are familiar with “third world” nomenclature. When coined, in the 1950’s, the term referred to countries unaligned with either the NATO- or Soviet blocs during the Cold … Continue reading

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