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William P. Hall
2022-09-26 12:48:16
From the LA Times
The event Queen Elizabeth’s funeral marks the end of an era. What era?… And, exactly what have we been celebrating?… Australia, and indeed, seemingly most the rest of the world has spent the last two weeks mourning the passing of a 97 year old lady on the other side of the globe with a panoply …
Today’s Breakthrough Institute report shows we are tipping climate thresholds like dominoes as we slide down runaway warming’s road to Hell Featured Image: Cover picture from the emailed announcement received 17/05/2022 of Breakthrough Institute’s new publication “Climate Dominoes“, by David Spratt and Ian Dunlop. This report summarizes the vast array of evidence showing that the …
William P. Hall
2022-09-25 17:46:55
The UN’s World Meteorological Organization warns us that we have done nothing to slow the global warming caused by our carbon emissions. Geneva, 13 September 2022 (WMO) – Climate science is clear: we are heading in the wrong direction, according to a new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which highlights the …
An editorial in today’s Guardian Opinion, asks this question — without finding a sensible answer. I ask, “Is this another case of Don’t Look Up?” The questions facing us are: Are we going to wallow in the wall-to-wall 24 hour media coverage surrounding the death of a monarch on the other side of our planet? …
A rising tsunami of teal independents is transforming our democracy representing special interests to a participatory democracy of community representatives As noted in my many posts to Climate Sentinel News, it is becoming increasingly evident that humanity on our only planet faces near term extinction if we don’t manage to stop and reverse the global …
Introduction The results of the 21 May 2022 federal election looks like the beginning of a fundamental revolution in the way politics is done in Australia. Not only has our Parliament shifted from close to a decade of domination by the conservative and reactionary Liberal and National Party Coalition to a more progressive Labor government, …
William P. Hall
2022-08-23 18:56:50
Aside from some flooding Australia has had it fairly easy compared to increasing frequency, extent, and severity of climate catastrophes in other parts of the world. Don’t let our cooler La Nina and Indian Ocean dipole conditions fool you. The rest of the world really suffering! Bill McKibben, is an American environmentalist, author, and journalist …
William P. Hall
2022-08-21 22:26:08
NOAA latest info on GHGs
No evidence here that humans have done anything yet to stop and reverse GHG emissions to get us off the road to Hothouse Earth and global mass extinction. July’s trends in global warming continue in August. Heatwaves, fires, and droughts in the Northern Hemisphere continue, e.g: In the run-up to Australia’s May 22 Federal Election …
William P. Hall
2022-09-25 17:47:46
Cover image from Australia Remade's article Celebrating doing democracy differently
A flock of teal independents has landed in Parliament. Their ‘first speeches’ show why their community independent movement is so important. Introduction This article here is an extract from a major essay I am currently writing on the origins, emergence and evolution of the ‘teal tsunami’ and the growth of the body of knowledge enabling …
Since Australia’s 21 May national election, I’ve been too busy working on a series of articles on the genesis of the ‘Teal Tsunami’ of climate friendly community independents that is transforming Australian government to post much else. However, replacement of the COALition Government whose solution to the climate emergency was denial by one that at …
William P. Hall
2022-09-11 20:40:03
Australia has a new government. Every month we fail to stop global warming is a month closer to global mass extinction. Still no visible progress towards solution. The graphic above downloaded today shows the current state of sea-ice surrounding the Antarctic continent. Despite what seems to be a cold winter in Victoria, its coverage indicated …
Route Fifty (Connecting state and local government leaders) on issues of climate change, state and federal relations, and campaigns and elections. Featured Image: Buoys that read ‘No Boats’ lay on cracked dry earth where water once was at Lake Mead, Nevada on July 23, 2022. Faced with drought, heat waves and wildfires, a growing number …
William P. Hall
2022-07-11 18:09:35
As long as our world continues to warm and there is till ice left perched on mountain sides catastrophic glacier collapses will probably grow in frequency Climate Sentinel News is still here, and I will begin posting more on our still catastrophically warming planet as I make more progress on my analysis of the Federal …
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2022-05-30 13:11:18
New studies show winter storms in the Southern Hemisphere are already reaching intensities predicted for 2080. Climate emergency is real! Featured Image: NASA. Remote sensing from orbit has now been observing for decades how our planet is changing and providing massive amounts of data for increasingly accurate forecasts of climate change. Our futures depend on …
William P. Hall
2022-05-22 17:09:03
Tropical warming is cutting life-spans of Australian and other rainforest trees in half by robbing them of moisture they need for survival Featured Image: Alexander Schenkin, Author provided (from the article). / I’m fascinated by this pic. Each tree totally controls its air space with little or nothing left to waste (or share), leaving a …
After “a decade of inaction on confected, time-wasting ‘climate wars’ for political” gain, scandal and indecency, the COALition should go! Featured Image: Captain Humbug (A.K.A. Scotty from Marketing) showing the parliamentary puppet troop what it is all about behind his then PM, ““Don’t be afraid, don’t be scared, it won’t hurt you. It’s coal.” With …