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New Project: Agent Based Models & Ecosystem Tipping Points

Things continue to keep rapidly changing this year, and I’ve started on another new academic project!

Back in May I started a new Post-Doc Research Fellowship in the Global Environmental Change and Earth Observation group in the Geography and Environment dept. 207 more words

Academia

The Future Ain't What It Used To Be

Update July 20, 2017: The broad Reimagining the Future presentation has been updated and available for download via this Link.

For those that have taken the… 1,042 more words

The Future Of Humanity

Temperature targets

I realise Michael Tobis is planning a follow-up to his post, but I thought would quickly pen this post about temperature targets, for example the Paris target of… 416 more words

Climate Change

Gradual CO2 buildup can trigger sudden climate tipping points

GR:  Turning points, cascading failures, tipping points, and positive feedback loops are some of the terms used to describe our precarious thin-ice position. This story describes more evidence that devastating sudden events can occur. 195 more words

Climate Change

Is Petermann Gletscher Breaking Apart this Summer?

I am disturbed by new ocean data from Greenland every morning before breakfast these days. In 2015 we built a station that probes the ocean below Petermann Gletscher every hour. 649 more words

Greenland

Tipping Point: Internet and TV Consumption

You will find more statistics at Statista

Zenith Media:

Traditional, broadcast TV is still the largest single medium by consumption time, averaging 170 minutes of viewing per day this year, compared to 140 minutes for the internet, and we expect it remain dominant for the rest of our forecast period.

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Internet

Tipping Point: Music streaming becomes primary form of recorded music sales

Financial Times:

Digital music streaming will become the largest source of global recorded music sales for the first time this year. Revenues from services including Spotify and Apple Music are poised to surpass sales of CDs and vinyl records, according to a new forecast from professional services firm PwC. 133 more words

Tipping Points