Tag Archives: Catastrophic

Avoiding dangerous to catastrophic climate change

I haven’t really had much to say, hence the lack of posts. I still don’t, but I thought I would quickly highlight a recent paper by Xu and Ramanathan called Well below 2 °C: Mitigation strategies for avoiding dangerous to … Continue reading

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Jet streams and things

Just back from my meeting and I notice that there is a mini-furore over a story about Scientists warn[ing] of ‘global climate emergency’ over shifting jet stream. The scientists are Paul Beckwith who is currently a PhD student but has … Continue reading

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Our final century?

I came across a short TED talk by Martin Rees called Can we prevent the end of the World?. This lead me to another related talk by Martin Rees – which I’ve included below – called Is this our final … Continue reading

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