Tag Archives: Climate Science

METRO REPORT | Bruce Melton : Critical sea level rise on Padre Island

Sea level rise is accelerating. At some point, our barrier islands will cross a disintegration threshold and begin to disappear. Because every mile of every beach is created differently, we will see some beaches begin to suffer sooner than others. … finish reading METRO REPORT | Bruce Melton : Critical sea level rise on Padre Island

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Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 3

We look at  the climate science that warns that Austin faces serious water supply problems, and at the roles played by transportation planning and suburban sprawl in that crisis. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 … finish reading Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 3

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Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 1

There is sound science that says there is likely to be big trouble, even in supplying Austin’s current population with enough water. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | February 6, 2014 First of three. I met a traveller … finish reading Roger Baker :
Can Austin survive the current Texas drought? / 1

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Bruce Melton : Kick the Climate Deniers off the Island

The Greenwood Acres fishing pier on Lake Buchanan, west of Burnet, Texas. Photo by Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog. The climate science is certain: Time to kick the deniers off the island In just eight years, permanent climate conditions … finish reading Bruce Melton : Kick the Climate Deniers off the Island

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Bruce Melton : Calling all Earthlings

Alien beings emerge from “What Was Once Lake Buchanan” as the water level falls. Photos by Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog. Calling all earthlings:Climate change communicationsmay as well be from aliens Relative to most of the 20th century, Austin’s … finish reading Bruce Melton : Calling all Earthlings

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Bruce Melton : World Bank on Climate: ‘Turn Down the Heat’

Glacier melt. Photo by Dave Appleby / Flickr / Truthout.Is it really this bad?World Bank on climate:‘Turn down the heat’ Instead of working on climate pollution emissions reductions, we are now emitting more than was imagined in the 1998 worst-case … finish reading Bruce Melton : World Bank on Climate: ‘Turn Down the Heat’

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Bruce Melton : Extreme Weather like Sandy Caused by Arctic Warming

Seaside Heights Amusement Park, Jersey Shore. Image from underthemat.Superstorm Sandy:Research shows how Arctic warmingdirectly causes extreme weather Climate change plain and simple: Arctic Sea ice melt caused Superstorm Sandy. And things are starting to get crazy with this ongoing string … finish reading Bruce Melton : Extreme Weather like Sandy Caused by Arctic Warming

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Bruce Melton : The Biggest Misunderstanding About Climate Change

Padre Island National Seashore, four wheel drive only beach. Anyone who has been to the beach knows that warming over land is much greater than warming over water. Photo by Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog.The biggest misunderstanding about climate … finish reading Bruce Melton : The Biggest Misunderstanding About Climate Change

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Bruce Melton : The Climate Change Drought Is Over / 3

Wind turbines on the mainland as seen from the backside of Padre Island National Seashore, at mile 25 on the four wheel drive only beach. Photo © Bruce Melton, 2012.The Climate Change awareness drought is overPart Three: It’s only pollution … finish reading Bruce Melton : The Climate Change Drought Is Over / 3

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Bruce Melton : The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over / 2

Photos by Bruce Melton / The Rag Blog.The Climate Change awareness drought is overPart Two: Voices tell us ‘the warmists are dead’ Which side is biased and how do we tell with all the noise in the media? By Bruce Melton … finish reading Bruce Melton : The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over / 2

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Bruce Melton : The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over / 1

Photo © Bruce Melton, 2012.The climate changeawareness drought is over Part One: It’s time to change the tone The shift in awareness is very encouraging and seems quite likely to be more or less permanent because the number of unprecedented … finish reading Bruce Melton : The Climate Change Awareness Drought is Over / 1

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Bruce Melton : Climate Change Texas: The Worst-Case Scenario is Happening

Austin, Texas, Late Summer 2011: This is not autumn in Central Texas. These are cedar trees (juniperus Asheii). The fall leaf drop does not begin here until about mid-October and extends through the first of the year. These cedar trees … finish reading Bruce Melton : Climate Change Texas: The Worst-Case Scenario is Happening

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