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Rev. 0 – 11/03/2024! 2023 set new planetary extremes as our activities force global temperatures ever higher on the way to mass extinction. 2024 looks even worse! Soon humans will no longer be able to survive in the climate we are forging. My featured image of the state of Earth’s oceans up to February 1 …
William P. Hall
2024-05-12 02:14:03
Source: William Ripple, X-Twitter
If we don’t reverse the climate system’s growing energy imbalance it will soon drive us over the lethal fall into global mass extinction ALL the global climate indicators are at or near all-time records so extreme that by September last year staid climate professionals have called the readings “gobsmackingly bananas.” — a phrase that is …
(Rev. 2 – 29/10/2023) Water was the cradle and mother of all life. When the world is too hot it is also the destructor that erases life, as in Derna, Libya on 11/09/2023 Life originated in the sea, dependent on and driven by water based chemistry. When our remote ancestors colonized the land more than …
Part 2 of David Spratt’s guide-book to events along the road to Hothouse Hell: collapse of the West-Antarctic Ice Sheet This post continues David Spratt’s account of how we humans seem to be passing critical tipping points in the dynamics of Earth’s Climate System initiating the positive feedbacks of runaway global warming to Earth’s Hothouse …
In this article David Spratt explains how we have embarked on this road to Earth’s Hothouse Hell. Spratt’s story will continue Spratt warns us that more posts will follow in this series. One might relate to the unexpectedly rapid thawing of the Siberian permafrost (H on the map above) that holds at least two times …
Part 5 of David Spratt’s guidebook to events along the road to Hothouse Hell: Increasingly frequent and stronger marine heatwaves are bleaching and killing corals, architects of reef ecosystems. Rotting organic matter emits GHGs Coral polyps are the primary architects of the remarkably diverse coral reef ecosystems that border lands and islands in tropical oceans …
Part 3 of David Spratt’s guidebook to events along the road to Hothouse Hell: Collapse of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Continuing from David Spratt’s look in Part 2 of his guidebook at evidence that the West Australian Ice Sheet is beginning to collapse; here, in Part 3 he turns his attention north, to signs that …
If you want a future, it is time to take global warming seriously and totally mobilize to fight the fires driving us towards Hothouse Hell. Bill McKibben, one of America’s most respected environmentalists and a founder of the international 350.org, reports from the northern state of Vermont on the winter that wasn’t. As noted by …
William P. Hall
2024-02-29 22:41:52
News Corp 2 Aug 2023. Caption says it all
Labor Gov’t slashes vital Antarctic research by $25 M while promoting fossil fuel production/export and gifting $200 million to Aussie sport despite the desperate need to understand how unprecedented Antarctic ice and oceanic conditions relate to the climate crisis. Anthony Albanese and the federal Labor government are supposedly concerned to keep Australians safe. Yet, if …
William P. Hall
2024-02-29 22:43:06
HothouseEarth-AreWeHereNow
25/07/2023 (for the last version see 8/07/2023) What’s this article about, and why is the date important? As I write this, the average climate for our WHOLE PLANET is changing so freaking fast we can see visibly measurable changes in the averages from one day to the next! The sudden speed up of changes in …
William P. Hall
2023-07-15 18:14:14
HothouseEarth-AreWeHereNow
08/07/2023 What’s this article about, and why is the date in the title important? As I write this, the average climate for our WHOLE PLANET is changing so freaking fast we can see visibly measurable changes in the averages from one day to the next! The sudden speed up of changes in several climate indicators …
William P. Hall
2023-07-02 22:31:44
HothouseEarth-AreWeHereNow
What’s this article about, and why is the date in the title important? As I write this, the average climate for our WHOLE PLANET is changing so freaking fast we can see visibly measurable changes in the averages from one day to the next! These changes affect the whole 8,000,000,000+ humans and alive today along …
William P. Hall
2023-06-08 14:18:39
Tipping points toward Hothouse Earth
Northern Hemisphere summer is just starting but heat and wildfire records are already shattered over three continents! Oz + El Niño + summer? The 6 June 2023 Washington Post gives us a bit of a hint of the kinds of conditions humans are likely to face over the next few years if we fail to …
William P. Hall
2023-05-08 13:32:47
International group of climatologists launch a set of annually updated climate indicators to track human induced global warming through time. This decade is absolutely critical for climate action if we are to avoid climate catastrophe. However, up to now we have lacked a standardized set of measures of the level of human-induced warming for tracking …
UN Chief, Antonio Guterres warns world leaders at COP 27 summit that nations must cooperate or face “collective suicide” from climate change. Guterres pulled no punches in his opening address to heads of state and other national leaders attending the climate summit: “Humanity has a choice: cooperate or perish,” “It is either a Climate Solidarity …
William P. Hall
2022-11-05 15:40:17
CO2 and Methane both still rising
The Guardian article shows we’re perilously close to the point of no return where global warming will be unstoppable. The UN says act now! Victoria needs to have a successful climate election as this is the only issue that really matters. The featured image (from the Guardian article) shows no hint that the rising greenhouse …
William P. Hall
2022-10-30 12:54:34
VEC Hawthorn district map
Why Vote Climate One thinks Hawthorn is a key seat In the Victorian election, Labor, Liberal and Green parties plus a ‘teal’ independent are contesting the seat of Hawthorn on climate. From Vote Climate One’s perspective, how candidates will respond to the present climate emergency is an existential issue. For us, it is the only …