Climates Multiple: Three Baselines, Two Tolerances, One Normal

Today, Friday 1 January, 2021, the world’s climate is re-set.  Overnight, the world will “become” about 0.5°C warmer, the UK nearly 0.7°C warmer.  This essay, published at Academia Letters, explains what is happening, and discusses its wider significance. Mike Hulme, updated 31 December, 2020 (link refreshed 12 January 2021).

‘Window of Opportunity’

This essay will appear in Connectedness – an Incomplete Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene, edited by Sidsel Kjaerulff Rasmussen and Marianne Krogh and published later in 2020 by Strandberg Publishing, Denmark. ….. “We have a window of only 10-15 years...