Tag: Climate

July 9, 2021 / Science
Wet-bulb temperature

The pacific west coast of the North-American continent has just seen an unprecedented heat-wave. One Twitter, I ran into mention of the so-called Wet-Bulb temperature, and what that meant in relation to such a heat wave. And given the impending climate-catastrophe, it seems worthwhile to explore.

October 11, 2019 / Politics
Climate Change

This past summer set new heat records all around Europe. A cascade of hurricanes in the Caribbean followed. It’s becoming harder and harder to deny climate change. Couple with that the ongoing protests around the globe, and you’d expect change. However, all this hasn’t actually translated to action yet.

July 5, 2019 / Politics
Dutch Slavers
Landing of Negroes at Jamestown from a Dutch Man-of-war, 1619. Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images

Recently, I saw this (Dutch) comic about climate change. It depicts two politicians with remarks made about climate change, but they replaced ‘climate change’ with ‘slavery’. The results are… disturbing.

June 22, 2018 / Politics
June 9, 2017 / Politics

Climate Change DenialNearly all scientists agree that climate change is happening. And really, just take a whiff of air coming out of your car exhaust and you know that can’t be good for the world. Why do people still deny the facts? And is there a way around that?