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New eye in the sky to help UK weather forecasts

Originally posted on Official blog of the Met Office news team:
A new weather satellite is circling the earth. The JPSS-1 satellite, launched this weekend (18 November 2017) will provide a huge array of observational, near real-time, data which will…

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Posted in Climate Change, Environment, News, Science

COP 23 More

Well worth a read from WBCSD. An insiders perspective.

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COP 23 early thoughts.

On the Marrakech initiatives. The initiatives are being implemented in nearly all countries of the world indicating that climate action is fast becoming global affair. Initiatives that responded to the survey also indicate that Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 23, News, Sharing, USA

Not waving but drowning?

Came across this in Science Advances; it’s a bit heavy going but worth the read. http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/11/e1700537 the Abstract follows. Abstract There is a general consensus among Earth scientists that melting of land ice greatly contributes to sea-level rise (SLR) and

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Climate Change and Health Report

Feel the heat, Lancet report on climate change and health.  This is a major piece of work and it is very scary! It covers everything from the spread of disease, for example dengue fever, to weather related disasters and the impact

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Climate Change

Now here’s a thing, my son found this page on Snopes.com. It is from the Rodney & Otametea Times dated the 14th of August 1912. 105 years ago. The link to  Snopes.com. gives more details and further articles written at

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Posted in Climate Change, Coal Mining, Comment, History, News, Rage, Waste, Weather

Fringe 2017 Part 2

Harry and Chris 2.  I’ve been following Harry Baker at the fringe for several years and he has never failed to amuse. The double act, Harry and Chris, I saw for the first time last year and it was even

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