Tag Archives: Global warming

Sulphate Aerosol Geo-engineering: A simple solution?

“Climate change is the greatest challenge currently faced by mankind”. This quote or one like it has been uttered by many of the leading academics, politicians and celebrities in recent years. So what is climate change? It tends to be … Continue reading

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Hydrology and hydrological model

Quite often people ask me about my field of study in parties or activity groups out of geo department. When I answer: “hydrology”, there is a large chance that a big question mark shows on their face with a “not … Continue reading

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Climate pollution in the near term

A lot of emphasis when it comes to climate change is placed on reducing carbon dioxide emissions, to prevent future global mean warming.  CO2 stays in the atmosphere for a very long time though, and any emission reductions will take … Continue reading

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Captain Climate – Talking to WALLY BROECKER Part I

I can hardly believe my luck: to interview the greatest climate researcher of our times! He is the climate science pioneer who invented the very expression global warming, who discovered the ocean conveyor belt and revolutionized our understanding of the … Continue reading

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To rain or not to rain: Precipitation in a changing climate

Precipitation is notoriously hard to forecast accurately. The formation of precipitation is a fine balance between many factors, and small changes in any of these can influence whether it rains, where it rains, and how much rain falls. Predicting how … Continue reading

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If temperatures aren’t rising, where does the heat go?

The globe is warming, glaciers are melting, sea level is rising and ice caps are starting to disappear. This is predominantly due to the increasing amount of greenhouse gases, like for example CO2 and methane, in the atmosphere through fossil … Continue reading

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