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
The Guardian 14 DEC 2016: Bank of England chief joins with Michael Bloomberg calling for disclosure to help capital manage risks and seize opportunities in global warming fight. The governor of the Bank of England has warned that the fight against climate change will be jeopardised unless companies with big carbon footprints come clean about their exposure … More SCIENCE OR TRUMP ON CLIMATE?
Chapter 1 – Cold Comfort The last thing Sebastian Huggins felt, immediately before he fell in love with the most beautiful woman in the Universe, was very, very cold. Cold because Concorde, complete with its precious cargo of privileged New Years Eve revellers, landed not at Heathrow on the First of January 2000 AD as … More 500 years from now…
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
Latest – 400 ppm spells +2C rise in average temperature, polar meltdown, sea-level rise, and severe weather events. … More GLOBAL WARMING – ROYAL SOCIETY
CO2 is now 400ppm, so the ice-caps are melting & the sea-level rising. Is it wise to build a £50B nuclear power station at sea-level? … More HINKLEY POINT NUCLEAR POWER STATION – SINKS.