Category Archives: Arctic

Arctic Cruise Missiles and the Methane Hydrate Bonanza

The airspace over Syria is getting crowded. Two weeks ago, a Russian fighter executed a barrel role over a US tanker aircraft, prompting a Russian apology on the re-established air space hotline. The Middle East airspace radar looks like an … Continue reading

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La Nina Whiplash Coming? Watch for Cyclones in…the Arctic

The scale of the devastating 2015-2016 El Nino is just coming to light. In Southern Africa alone, 41.4 million people are food insecure, according to the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), with 21 million needing immediate humanitarian assistance due to … Continue reading

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Embracing Abrupt Climate Change with a Humanitarian Spirit

When Jennifer Hynes published her video series, the Arctic Methane Monster’s Rapid Rise, she originally didn’t anticipate that her detailed overview of abrupt climate change feedback loops would go viral. However, with her elegant, detailed, and precinct depiction of issues … Continue reading

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Abrupt Climate Change Is About to Transform the Entire Global Humanitarian Community

“My message to the Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance Community is that we are not in a steady state right now.” This is the perspective of Paul Beckwith, a Part-time Professor of Climatology at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, … Continue reading

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