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U3A at Dundee & Crombie Park

Some pics from the U3A meterology group visit to Dundee and the beautiful Crombie Park. Much thanks to the Park Ranger for her welcome, knowledge, enthusiasm and access to the classroom.

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Posted in Photographs, Sharing, U3A, U3A Meteorology, Weather

A trip to Benmore

The U3A meteorology group I am a member of recently to a trip west to Dunoon and the Royal Botanic Garden, Benmore where we met with some of the staff and saw their weather recording station. The weather was foul

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Posted in Benmore, Photographs, RGBE, Sharing, U3A, U3A Meteorology, Weather

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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Posted in Climate Change, Health, Research, Sharing, Weather

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

Very Funny

I am not normally prone to posting anything from YouTube, however this is brilliant. James Robertson is a Scottish writer of some note.

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Posted in Comment, Fun, Humour, News, Weather

Sunshine Weekend

Edinburgh has been at its best over  the Easter Weekend. After a damp Friday; Saturday, Sunday and Monday saw sun and warmth enveloping the city in an energising, comforting cloak. Pubs put chairs and tables outside where folks sat happy,

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Posted in Comment, Edinburgh, RGBE, Scotland, Weather

Pentagon & Climate Change

This is just too good to ignore. http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-pentagon-climate-change-how-climate-deniers-put-national-security-at-risk-20150212    

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, News, Politics, Science, Sharing, Weather
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