Tag Archives: climate change

Once-in-a-hundred-year events every five or ten years? Welcome to a brave new world.

Lately, weather has been the news more often than followed the news. After every major storm or other weather event, meteorologists around the world get asked the same question: “Was this due to climate change?” And all around the world, … Continue reading

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Review: Post Carbon Reader

The last environmentally oriented big-picture book on my reading list for now was “The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st century’s sustainability crisis“, edited by Richard Heinberg & Daniel Lergh, but written by literally dozens of well-known authors. I was … Continue reading

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Review: With Speed and Violence

Returning shortly to the “big picture”-type of books, I chose to go with the well-regarded book With Speed and Violence: Why scientists fear tipping points in climate change by Fred Pearce. Now, Pearce is a science journalist rather than a … Continue reading

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