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Denis Gilbert

@dgscientifik

Oceanographer | Climate scientist | Physicist

Canada

Oceanographer (PhD) and Physicist (BSc) with a focus on the broad field of climate science. Member of the Canadian delegation at 2019 and 2021 meetings of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). Retired from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Freelance writer covering science, technology, and society.       Postie since December 2022 https://denisgilbert.com

221 Posts

  1. By Steve Schmidt Tucker Carlson called the Jewish president of Ukraine “ rat-like ,” the vermin with which Hitler and Göbbels compared Europe’s Jews. Like Hitler, Vladimir Putin invaded a neighboring nation without cause, claiming self-defense. The Russian army has desecrated Ukrain
  2. "Energy flows where attention goes" ~ Michael Beckwith What are you focusing on?
  3. Calendar year 2023 is warmest year on record.

    Europe's Copernicus climate change service just released its analysis, concluding that... year 2023 has been the warmest on record, beating 2016 by as much as 0.17°C year 2023 was 1.48°C warmer than the 1850-1900 pre-industrial average temperature, nearly surpassing the Paris agree
  4. The James Webb Space Telescope continues to stun astronomers and the public with splendid pictures of our Universe! #astronomy
  5. Dalia joins me in wishing you all a Merry Christmas! #Dogs
  6. 🚨BREAKING: A new Reuters/Ipsos poll out today shows President Biden LEADING Trump by 4 points in the swing states of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Michigan and North Carolina. Please share — the media won’t report this since it doesn’t fit their narrative!
  7. I can't get over how clearly George Washington in 1796 understood the dangers that now threaten our times. In his farewell address, after serving two terms and beginning the sacred tradition of the peaceful transfer of power, he warned of factionalism, despotism and the potenti
  8. Yes, it's a cult!
  9. Warmest October ever by as much as 0.4°C

    The Copernicus climate change service issued its latest monthly bulletin. I selected two highlights from their summary. October 2023 was the warmest October on record globally, with an average surface air temperature of 15.30°C, 0.85°C above the 1991-2020 average for October and 0
  10. Choose wisely.
  11. The past few days have been similar and blended together. The military is ready for the ground offensive with close to 400,000 Israelis called up for reserve duty. I have been drafted as well and am serving with my unit (too old for anything dangerous though…). While the schools,
  12. AI will transform the labour market

    Interesting story in @macleans on how artificial intelligence (AI) will be transforming the Canadian labour market. It's not all doom and gloom. But it's not all rosy either. There will be winners and losers. #AI #technology #jobs
  13. Historian Kevin Kruse on leaving Twitter/X.

    Abandoning Twitter/X is not an easy decision to take, especially for users with a large number of followers such as @kevinmkruse . There is grief involved in leaving a microblogging / social media platform where one used to interact with others and learn f
  14. Sidney Powell agrees to testify truthfully against her co-defendants at future trials.

    In her guilty plea deal, lawyer Sidney Powell agreed to testify truthfully against her co-defendants at future trials. More sleepless nights for Donald Trump? #racketeering #Georgia #Trump
  15. Facts matter! Thanks @noam for your war coverage and for providing the receipts (proofs).
  16. As we start the 10th day of the war, I have Tom Petty’s song “The Waiting Is the Hardest Part” constantly running in my head. The whole country is waiting for the ground offensive to begin. The feeling of dread that this is the least original and most unpredictable of Israeli res
  17. The size of the global sea ice departure (i.e., amount of missing ice compared to 1981-2010) has just reached the largest anomaly in our satellite record... 😶 More figures at https://zacklabe.com/global-sea-ice-extent-conc/ . Data from https://nsidc.org/data/seaice_index .
  18. Initial strategic planning for the IPCC's seventh assessment (AR7) cycle

    ETH Zürich interview with Sonia Seneviratne, new vice-chair of IPCC working group 1 on the physical science of climate change, on the upcoming initial stages of strategic planning for the seventh assessment (AR7) cycle. We also learn what keeps Sonia motivated in the difficult fi
  19. As shocking as it will sound, not much has changed in the past 2 days. Civilians are at home, missiles fly every few hours, and most of the battle is around Gaza but the north is heating up (small events). Hamas is trying hard to ignite new fronts - with Hizbollah in Lebanon, Syr

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