Category Archives: America

Revisiting The Stern Review – Part 1

Revisiting The Stern Review (Part 1) This month sees part 1 of a review of the first three parts of the six part Stern Review. The review looked at the economics of climate change. The blog post will be concluded … Continue reading

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Winds of Change: Political & Climate Impacts

Uncertain March Changes In this month’s article there is a change in the air: politics are changing on either side of the North Atlantic and there are several disruptive weather events that could be argued to reflect the political changes … Continue reading

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Strategic Geography & Extreme Hurricane

Strategic Geography An article at the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) considers the ISIS strategy. The Institute for the Study of War is a Washington based think tank. ISIS have taken over parts of Syria and Iraq and … Continue reading

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Amazon Tower and Megadroughts?

Aerial Observations There is a new tall tower observatory standing high above the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon creates half of all the oxygen in the atmosphere and the new Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO) is designed as an earth-atmosphere monitoring … Continue reading

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US Climate Report And Other Stories

Third US National Climate Assessment In May the third United States National Climate Assessment demonstrates a growth in the number, and strength of, extreme weather events over the past 50 years. The report notes increased extreme heavy rainfall events, and … Continue reading

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Risks All Around: Ukraine War and Greater Climate Risks

Ukraine War Risks Today (May 22) the risk of more uncertainty and destabilisation in Ukraine took a step closer. There has been an attack on a checkpoint in the Volnovakha region as well as continuing separatists fighting in the Donetsk … Continue reading

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1 In 1000 Year Events

1 In 1000 Year Flood In Boulder, Colorado The recent flooding in Boulder, Colorado follows on from extreme wild fires during the summer. This extreme weather should remind us all of the power of anthropogenic climate change that we are … Continue reading

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