Category: Climate

Bearing Witness to Climate Change May 2020

The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service released new data last week that supports their prediction that 2020 will rank as one of the two warmest years ever recorded.¬† Daily CO2 levels, measured in Hawaii, were 418 ppm, the highest in at least 3… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change May 2020”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change April 2020

Concern about the impact of climate change has taken a far backseat, as it should for the moment, to the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic which at the start of the month had infected over a million and killed tens of thousands around the globe. The 2020… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change April 2020”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change March 2020

Climate Change Question of the Month: How much warmer on average were temperatures this winter across Europe? Read on to find the answer. The world is experiencing a pandemic from the coronavirus which has halted modern life as we have known it. National and… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change March 2020”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change February 2020

Climate Change Question of the Month: Name two of the rapidly-increasing number of global businesses that have recently announced they were moving toward zero carbon emissions. Read on to find the answer…. Antarctica experienced its hottest recorded day ever at a research station early… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change February 2020”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change January 2020

Climate Change Question of the Month For the decade just ending, how many years out of the ten broke new records in the planet’s overall warming temperature? Read on to find the answer. Climate News of the Month With the new year and new… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change January 2020”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change December 2019

Delegates from 200 countries¬† meet at the Madrid Climate Conference to improve the 2016 Paris accords which the U.S. has announced its intention to leave. The United Natioins Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the attendees that the planet was near a point of no… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change December 2019”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change November 2019

It’s official, and tragic, the Trump administration has notified the international community that it will indeed withdraw the U.S. from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. It was the first day possible for a country to exit the agreement, but it won’t become official until… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change November 2019”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change October 2019

An estimated 1 million go without power in California due to the combination of weather conditions that are thought to have been made worse including drought and winds. The state’s largest utility takes the preemptive step to turn power off to whole sections of… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change October 2019”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change September 2019

The month starts with one of the worst hurricanes ever in the Atlantic decimating the Bahama Islands. Category 5 Hurricane Dorian hovered over the islands for more than a day unleashing winds of 150-200 mph devastating entire communities and killing dozens¬† There are reported… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change September 2019”

Bearing Witness to Climate Change August 2019

Greenland is experiencing on of the biggest ice melts ever observed during a July with warmer temperatures following a warmer Spring. It is projected that melting ice in Greenland alone could raise the global sea levels by up to a foot by 2100. Alaska… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to Climate Change August 2019”