Category Archives: Climate Change

Adaptation – Volume 4 – Window Coverings to Lower Your Utility Bills

As electric and gas prices increase, we often find our most costly monthly expenses to be our utility bills! If climate change indeed increases the periods of hot weather as well as cold weather you should pay attention to what … Continue reading

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Impacts of Climate Change on the Jet Stream

The Jet Stream is a Complex River of Air! I remember writing a paper about the Jet Stream in college. It was well before personal computers, so most of my research was based on published papers found in the library, … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 1

Adaptation – What are we going to do when the climate changes? Climate Change is pretty much an accepted fact in the world of science and politics.  The worlds climate zones will undoubtedly change over time no matter what actions … Continue reading

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What is the significance of Typhoon Haiyan?

It was only last week when Typhoon Haiyan (Locally called Yolanda) made landfall in the Philippines. http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/08/world/asia/philippines-typhoon-haiyan/?hpt=hp_t1 This typhoon was bringing with it sustained winds of 195 mph with gusts to 235 mph.  Weather researchers and meteorologists around the world … Continue reading

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Does 95% Certain – Mean Climate Change is Caused by Man?

The Latest IPCC Climate Change Report is out! In late September, Climate Scientists came out with a report stating that they were 95% CERTAIN that Climate Change was occurring and mostly caused by man.  It doesn’t get much surer than … Continue reading

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The Cost of Climate Change-Planning for the Future

After Katrina and after Sandy, climate watchers keep predicting more disasterous storms! The costs to the American taxpayers have been estimated to be 150 to 200 Billion dollars for these two storms alone.  What are the costs incurred by other … Continue reading

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Russia’s Environmental Policies

Russia is one of the largest Countries in the world.  What are they doing to reduce their Carbon footprint? Poor Wikipedia only had carbon emission records for the Soviet Union from 1990-91 and then it was 13.0 tons per capita! … Continue reading

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The Arizona Monsoon-The Origin of the Term

After 100 days of dry, the phenomena known as “The Arizona Monsoon” has finally arrived with a vengence! In 1965 I moved to Phoenix, Arizona with my family.  My father took the job of Meteorologist in Charge for the National … Continue reading

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The Presidents Climate Action Speech

On June 25th, President Obama outlined, in a speech at Georgetown University, his plan to combat  Climate Change! If you think about it, this is a historic moment in our history.  Never before has an American President acknowledged climate change … Continue reading

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Arctic Summers Ice Free by 2020 (Opening of the Northwest Passage!)

Climate Scientists Vary on their Forecasts on Climate Change…Lets hope this one is wrong! The latest information coming out of climate scientists is that, instead of the Arctic having ice free summers by the year 2070, they now think it … Continue reading

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