Music Break: Guns n Roses – November Rain

In which @AxlRose trolls @realDonaldTrump over his assault on our environment and our psyches#IThoughtIdSeenItAll https://t.co/WgJyW7l0w7— Michael E. Mann (@MichaelEMann) November 12, 2018 White House confirms Trump will not visit Arlington cemetery on Veteran’s Day as rain is expected.What is your…

Limits to growth?

I’ve been doing some reading to try and better understand the debate between decoupling and degrowth. I should acknowledge upfront that I haven’t really grasped the complexities of these issues, so this post will probably be rather confused and rambling.…

Dems will Revive Climate Committee

Above, former chair of the House “Science” Committee, Lamar Smith, in a classic House floor speech, declares that President Trump is the “only source of unvarnished truth.” Smith retired, giving up his seat this year, and was replaced by a…

Trump Insults while California Burns

The LA Times reports that people in California, and especially firefighters, are angry at Donald Trump’s stunning display of both stupidity and insensitivity in response to the deadly fires raging through their state. While a quarter of a million people…

New research, October 29 – November 4, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. Climate change impacts  Mankind Altered Disease Risk from Climate Change (A special issue in EcoHealth) Climate change perception: an analysis of climate change and risk perceptions among farmer types…

PIOMAS November 2018

Another month has passed and so here is the updated Arctic sea ice volume graph as calculated by the Pan-Arctic Ice Ocean Modeling and Assimilation System (PIOMAS) at the Polar Science Center: October has seen a continuation of the trend that…