Category Archives: environment/climate

Irma from space

Animation of a geostationary satellite depicting the evolution and movement of hurricane Irma in 15 minute steps.

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Irma: the aftermath

A small segment of Irma’s destruction. Let us not forget about Harvey as well.

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Hurricane Irma

Maho Beach in St. Maarten – volume warning The aftermath

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Irma churns while Harvey is yesterday’s news

As of 9/5: CNN meteorologist Tom Sater says Category 5 Hurricane Irma is churning toward the Caribbean and could threaten the Florida and the Southeastern US. [5:29] Next up is Jose. After that, Hose B. ** Jeff, take care down … Continue reading

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The La Tuna Fire

Hurricane Harvey is in recovery mode and Irma looms off the islands southeast of Cuba. Meanwhile, the fire in L.A. continues to be a problem.

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6-day time lapse of Hurricane Harvey

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Houston’s monster trucks

Some local good ol’ boys help rescue a stuck National Guard truck. This will justify the cost of these trucks to the wives. [Streamable]

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Mumbai train station

Rain is not just for Texas. Mumbai is getting their share of it.

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Houston, before & after Harvey

Harvey shows devastating flooding, with water concealing some of the surrounding area and deluging highways.

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How climate change makes hurricanes worse

This may be one of those fear mongering videos, but it’s still food for thought.

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Hurricane categories

With Harvey front and center in the news, here’s a review and demonstration of the five categories of a hurricane.

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Lightning strikes

Powerful and unpredictable. [6:24]

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Phoenix “monsoon”

A short time lapse of the bizarre torrential storm (monsoon) that hit the valley on July 15, 2017.

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The World in 2050

By mid-century there will likely be 9 billion people on the planet, consuming ever more resources and leading ever more technologically complex lives. What will our cities be like? How will we eat in the future of Earth? Will global … Continue reading

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Climeworks

Climeworks is capturing CO2 from air with the world’s first commercial carbon removal technology. Our direct air capture plants remove CO2 from the atmosphere to supply to customers and to unlock a negative emissions future. We built and operate the … Continue reading

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