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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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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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Shrinking Glaciers

Here’s some very scary stuff from Carbon Brief and the Independent US Glacier National Park down to its last 26 glaciers after losing 124 in a century Glacier National Park in Montana is losing the ice that gave its name, a

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Frog Tales

Found this on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/groups/30579496309/ Couldn’t resist it.

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Posted in Climate Change, Comment, Humour, Science

Climate change: The potential impacts of collective inaction – Redress Information & Analysis

Graham Peebles explains the likely alarming outcome for life on earth even if the targets of the Paris climate change conference, which aimed to limit the increase in global average temperature to … Source: Climate change: The potential impacts of

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Energy, Environment, News, Renewable Energy, Research, Science

Hidden News

While the UK population gazes at its collective navel trying to decide if it’s an innie or an outie the real world carries on regardless. For example; in an incomprehensible judgement the US supreme court has decided to block Barack

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