Yet another blog post about talking about climate

But this one leads to a chain of interesting pieces by some of my favorite authors about how to make a tired, important topic interesting again. Bob Krulwich writes: Global warming is important, yes; controversial, certainly; complicated (OK by me); but somehow, even broaching this subject makes me feel like someone’s put heavy stones in … Continue reading Yet another blog post about talking about climate

The heat of global warming could run the world for 300 years

Since 1961, the world’s oceans have stored enough extra heat energy to meet all of the world’s power needs for 300 years (at 2008 consumption rates). Here’s how I got to that figure. I’ve been to a couple of climate science talks recently here in climate science central (Boulder, CO). The big topic these days … Continue reading The heat of global warming could run the world for 300 years