SEA LEVEL RISE – SLR – APRIL 2017 NEW SCIENTIST – 8 April 2017 Sea to rise by 3 metres Due to my WORDPRESS ignorance and incompetence – this article is a mixed bag of news, highlights, headings and styles – which WordPress does not seem to provide the tools to fix. The two brief … More SEA CITIES – EUROPEAN CONSORTIUM LAUNCHED
19th Jan 2017 – The years 2015 and 2016 are the hottest years on records going back 11,000 years. Be afraid; Be very, very afraid. Climate change: Data shows 2016 likely to be warmest year yet. BBC News Temperature data for 2016 shows it is likely to have edged ahead of 2015 as the world’s … More ANTARCTIC MELTDOWN
Today’s Guardian (22 DEC 2016) reports Obama’s ban on Arctic drilling, sea-ice meltdown in Arctic Russian ports, killer coal-fired smog poisoning 460 million Chinese, and Demented Donald ranting against Scottish wind-power. Will he insist on coal-powered cars? With CO2 at 400 parts per million (Royal Society, October 2016) it is no longer if, but when, … More GREATEST THREAT TO MANKIND
Arctic temperatures are NOW, in December 2016, from 20C to 30C warmer than usual. The 3 km high ice-mountains on Greenland, Northern Canada, Northern Siberia, Northern Russia, around the Arctic Ocean – are melting. The permafrost is melting. The sea-ice is greatly reduced. The oceans are 1C warmer, which is a lot of extra heat. … More MELTDOWN – COMING SOON TO A CITY NEAR YOU
Mr Trump’s beach properties will submerge long before our major cities and farms go under, and his empire will be bankrupt, but unless global-warming is stopped – unless we hold at 400 parts per million of CO2 in the upper atmosphere – most of the coastal margins will be flooded and the whole human race will have to adjust. We might move to higher-ground, migrate to newly liberated, ice-free polar lands, or build floating cities, but we cannot live underwater. We are not adapted to it. OR – maybe the Mini-Ice-Age cometh. … More Trump’s Underwater Empire
The Royal Astronomical Society – met on the 9th July 2015, in, of all the places under the sun, in Llandudno, North Wales; a coastal town of very little architectural merit, where I spent many a jolly childhood holiday, they met to warn mankind of the coming ice-age. … More A New Ice Age in Global Warming Era?
Well – it’s Monday – and I have survived from being attacked by a three-year-old, my grandson, Ben. His mother tells me that Ben weighs in at 2 Stone – that’s 28 lbs (12.7 kilograms). I can testify that he is 28 lbs of solid bone and muscle. What a sturdy little chap! As I … More Can Trump survive a 28 lb attack?
This morning, my daughter, three-year-old grandson and my wife’s publisher and her daughter are coming for coffee. At 73, I now have to go and crawl around the floor as creche minder, playing with Lego and avoiding impact from fantastically heavy and strong infants. I will probably be too stiff to move tomorrow. So, I … More Will the White House Kill Trump?
Trump has pledged, for good social reasons, to re-open America’s coal mines and to burn American oil and gas, to create jobs in The Rust Belt that have been lost to progress. But if he does this, it will take us beyond 400 parts per million (PPM) of CO2 and average temperatures will inevitably rise by +3C or +4C. … More Trump wins – & bans global-warming
Latest – 400 ppm spells +2C rise in average temperature, polar meltdown, sea-level rise, and severe weather events. … More GLOBAL WARMING – ROYAL SOCIETY