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At Last – Honesty about Climate Change

It is a sign of the times that when Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, warned yesterday about the reality and impact of climate change, it attracted little attention from a British media more interested in judging Jeremy Corbyn and the re-formed Labour Party.

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Climate Change and Human Detritus

The UN Report on Climate Change is, in effect, a commentary on how the detritus produced by humans over many decades has unbalanced the eco-system of our gentle planet to the point of danger: we have been extravagant in our demands of her, and careless of the deadly waste we have created through emissions, poisons and plastics – but it is not all bad news.

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After the Storms, Welcoming back the Sun – and a New Reality

 

While the results of storms everywhere are being experienced still, in the UK the Sun has returned for a day bringing with it clear skies and a sense of peace: after weeks of dark cloud and ceaseless rain it is like being granted a holiday, but what I noticed most today was the absence of the roar of wind – and I do not miss it.

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A Flood-Filled Full Moon in Aquarius*

The Aquarian* Full Moon on Valentine’s Day sees the completion of a cycle of nature which will not be forgotten, memorable for flooding storms and chaos everywhere. It is a sign of the times, and of the power and ruthlessness of nature.

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Flooding in Somerset – Nature Coming First

 

The scenes of devastated villages and farms in the Somerset levels inspire the greatest compassion in we who observe from afar, hearing stories of drowned badgers being washed up in houses, lost livestock and livelihoods, valueless properties, and conditions of unimaginable hardship for those who are marooned in a sea of water. Nature is showing her pre-eminence, harshly.

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The Sun Behaving Oddly

Planetary life, and your life, depends on the mood of the Sun, and, apart from rare incidents such as asteroid collisions, every change of any significance to Earth has been due to some form of solar activity. When our Sun behaves oddly, it serves us to take heed.

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The Yellowstone Super-Volcano – Nature Continuing to Surprise

I love it when nature surprises us, and she is doing so constantly in this time of change. Within a few days of learning of the remarkable coldness of Antarctica (minus 95 degrees Celsius or less, and akin to temperatures on Mars), scientists meeting in San Francisco today are presenting findings that prove that the super-volcano beneath Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is at least two and a half times larger than previously thought.

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Climate Change: Is it too Late?

Modern climate change began with the Industrial Revolution, when an unprecedented devastation of the environment began through determined industrialisation.

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Red Squirrels Proving the Resilience of Nature

Good news on wildlife is scarce these days, and so to learn about the survival and recovery of the red squirrel population in the UK is heartening. It is more than just about red squirrels, however, – the scientific conclusions have implications for all of nature.

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