About climate change

In 2018 I launched aboutclimatechange.com to help guide my understanding of what’s causing it and its impact on our environment and well-being. Below are the most recent stories I’ve published:

  • Only a few degrees of global warming? So what.
    by George Thomas Jr. on November 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    As Earth’s temperature has fluctuated back and forth between ice ages, its ideal temperature range for human survival is just as narrow as the ideal… The post Only a few degrees of global warming? So what. appeared first on About Climate Change.

  • And now we’re changing ocean currents — threatening to disrupt and worsen global weather
    by George Thomas Jr. on August 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    In the context of the familiar “man versus nature” saying, nature generally appears always to have the upper hand. But man, or, more appropriately, humanity,… The post And now we’re changing ocean currents — threatening to disrupt and worsen global weather appeared first on About Climate Change.

  • How climate and wildfire risk are linked
    by George Thomas Jr. on May 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    An April 16 special broadcast by Seattle’s KOMO-TV on “the future of wildfires in our part of the world” provided a broad overview of the… The post How climate and wildfire risk are linked appeared first on About Climate Change.

  • Thunberg summarizes One Planet Summit: “Bla bla bla…”
    by George Thomas Jr. on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The 2021 One Planet Summit held January 11 in Paris was meant to be a collaborative approach to “tackle the challenge of climate change,” but… The post Thunberg summarizes One Planet Summit: “Bla bla bla…” appeared first on About Climate Change.

  • 2020: The year without a climate conference
    by George Thomas Jr. on January 1, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The classic holiday movie “The Year Without a Santa Claus” introduced us to two unforgettable bickering siblings: Snow Miser and Heat Miser. While their subplot… The post 2020: The year without a climate conference appeared first on About Climate Change.

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