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Because apparently we can't have a website anymore without a blog


The blah-blah-blog

Actually, I post a lot of information related to climate change almost daily elsewhere. But, as time permits, I'm going to put the esoterica I encounter related to climate change here rather than trying to update the various pages. So this will be reverse chronological rather than logically organized within the structure of the rest of this website. Please don't rely on this as a consistent and current source for climate change information updates. I update this site on my own time, and making a living has to take priority.
Past blog pages: May 2019 June 2019

2019.07.31 - Historic First: Wind Turbines Deliver More Energy Than Coal in Texas–the Largest Consumer of Coal in US (Good News Network)

2019.07.31 - Greenland's ice sheet is melting so fast it has caused global sea levels to rise 0.5mm in just one month. (The Independent)

2019.07.30 - Ontario needs to stop subsidizing fossil fuels, report says (National Observer)

2019.07.29 - No more European money for fossil energy (The Brussels Times)

2019.07.29 - Hundreds of reindeer starve to death on Arctic islands ‘due to climate change’ (The Independent)

2019.07.25 - Extreme weather caused by climate change has damaged 45% of Australia’s coastal habitat (The Conversation)

2019.07.25 - About job creation in clean energy and efficiency sectors (Smart Energy)

2019.07.24 - Climate change: 12 years to save the planet? Make that 18 months (BBC)

2019.07.24 - Europe is burning just as new research offers a chilling truth about the volatility of climate change (Independent)

2019.07.24 - Eventually, We Will All Be Climate Refugees (TruthOut)

2019.07.23 - The Charney Report: 40 years ago, scientists accurately predicted climate change (Phys.org)

2019.07.23 - Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds (The Guardian)

2019.07.23 - Sea ice blocking shipment of materials into Iqaluit (CBC News)

2019.07.22 - Why we can’t shake our carbon-emitting habits, even as the world burns (Maclean's)

2019.07.22 - Six places where carbon pricing is working (National Observer)

2019.07.20 - Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientistss (NDTV)

2019.07.20 - I'm a party pooper, and I say N.L. is a climate change villain (CBC)

2019.07.17 - 10 takeaways from the Star’s Undeniable climate change series (The Star)

2019.07.17 - The Street-by-Street Battle Against Climate Change (The Nation)

2019.07.12 - Frequency of severe air turbulence could triple due to climate change (Global News)

2019.07.12 - The Long, Strange Trip to Becoming Tropical Storm Barry (Weather Channel)

2019.07.12 - NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 Gets First Data (JPL)

2019.07.11 - Double heatwave killed two-thirds of coral in central Indian Ocean (New Scientist)

2019.07.11 - Yes, climate change can be beaten by 2050. Here’s how. (Maclean's)

2019.07.11 - The climate crisis: These are Canada’s worst-case scenarios (Maclean's)

2019.07.11 - Southern Alberta waste refinery turning trash into ‘high-grade, low-cost’ biodiesel (Global News)

2019.07.11 - Giant batteries and cheap solar power are shoving fossil fuels off the grid (Science Magazine)

2019.07.11 - PEI Opposition leader urges government to pull fossil fuel investments (CBC)

2019.07.10 - Understanding climate change from a global analysis of city analogues (PLOS|ONE)

From the abstract: "Even under an optimistic climate scenario (RCP 4.5), we found that 77% of future cities are very likely to experience a climate that is closer to that of another existing city than to its own current climate. In addition, 22% of cities will experience climate conditions that are not currently experienced by any existing major cities. As a general trend, we found that all the cities tend to shift towards the sub-tropics, with cities from the Northern hemisphere shifting to warmer conditions, on average ~1000 km south (velocity ~20 km.year-1), and cities from the tropics shifting to drier conditions."

2019.07.10 - Arctic waters are actually warmer than Great Lakes right now (Weather Network)

2019.07.10 - Current Investigation of ExxonMobil Could Spur Broader Climate Action (TruthOut)

2019.07.10 - Small Temperature Bumps Can Cause Big Arctic Methane Burps (Scientific American)

2019.07.10 - State Department Analyst Resigns After White House Blocked Climate Change Testimony (Wall Street Journal)

2019.07.09 - 'Completely Terrifying': Study Warns Carbon-Saturated Oceans Headed Toward Tipping Point That Could Unleash Mass Extinction Event (Common Dreams)

2019.07.09 - Doug Ford didn’t tell you Ontario cancelled 227 clean energy projects (National Observer)

2019.07.09 - Paris Agreement does not rule out ice-free Arctic (Phys.org)

2019.07.08 - It’s the End of the World as They Know It (Mother Jones)

2019.07.05 - 'We Are in a Climate Emergency, America': Anchorage Hits 90 Degrees for First Time in Recorded History (Common Dreams)

2019.07.04 - How 'serious' is a climate plan that relies on pipelines? (The Conversation)

2019.07.03 - New technologies are gearing up to find fugitive methane leaks (The Conversation)

2019.07.03 - 4 Economic Reasons Renewables Will Dominate Fossil Fuels (Forbes)

2019.07.03 - Corporate Mapping Project names top fossil fuel industry players, unlocks online database (rabble.ca)

2019.07.02 - Freak hailstorm buries part of western Mexico in ice (CBC) Because some people still think climate change is a hoax.

2019.07.02 - Antarctic Sea Ice In Dizzying Decline Since 2014: Study (NDTV)

2019.07.02 - Global boom in natural gas is undermining climate change action: report (National Observer)

2019.07.01 - Over One-Tenth of Global Population Could Lack Drinking Water by 2030 (TruthOut)
Catalogues a number of areas of concern related to climate change consequences which are being observed already.

Past blog pages: May 2019 June 2019

You can find many earlier postings related to climate change at:
Keith's List Archive and
the Sustainable Biofuel List Mail Archive.

I present a lot of information in this blog and on this website. If you need some help sorting through the noise level and getting a forward-looking, proactive approach to climate change for your business, I can do that work for you via my consulting business. Contact

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