Showing posts with label global warming. Show all posts
Showing posts with label global warming. Show all posts

Friday, May 18, 2018

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species

1.5 Degree C or Less Would Save Most Species
New research finds that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees C would save the majority of the world's plant and animal species from climate change.

Monday, May 14, 2018

China's largest salt lake hits record size during dry season

Qinghai Lake
The area of Qinghai Lake, China's largest salt lake, reached 4,432.69 square km during the dry season, an expansion of 7.31 square km compared with last year.

Saturday, February 03, 2018

Climate change affecting lake on Roof of the World

fragile ecosystem of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Qinghai Lake - China's largest inland saltwater lake - completely froze over in late January, two weeks later than normal. Experts said the delay signals the growing effect of global warming on the fragile ecosystem of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Friday, January 19, 2018

2017 was among three warmest years on record: WMO

2017 was among three warmest years on record
There is a clear sign of continuing long-term climate change caused by increasing atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases and these have been confirmed in 2015, 2016 and 2017, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Thursday.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Siberia's Giant Holes to Hell

A frozen lake has been found in one of the holes, at least proving that it isn't bottomless
Two giant holes are devouring Yamal. Over the past three years they have increased significantly in size and continue to grow. The "Gates of Hell" were first discovered in 2014.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Sydney and Melbourne could face 50C days 'within decades'

Melbourne
Australia's two biggest cities could swelter through 50C days within a few decades, a study has found.
Sydney and Melbourne are likely to endure such summers even if global warming is contained to the Paris accord limit of a 2C rise above pre-industrial levels, scientists said.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Toronto heat breaks century old record

Toronto heat
After two weeks of temperatures above 25C every day, Toronto, the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario, has cooled down to below average temperatures. Last weekend was positively blistering, both days above 33C and Toronto Public Health authority issued its only ‘extreme heat alert’ this year.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Deadly, Intense ‘Lucifer’ Heat Waves May Soon Scorch Southern Europe Regularly

Heat Waves
By the 2050s, blazing “Lucifer” heatwaves driving temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius will be the norm in southern Europe, warns a report published Wednesday by the World Weather Attribution (WWA), an international coalition that analyzes the effects of climate change on extreme weather conditions.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Seeds in Norway's ‘Doomsday Vault’ Rescued From Effects of Global Warming

The world’s global seed bank, a hedge against ecological catastrophe, has been declared safe after floodwaters caused by warming temperatures gushed into the main entrance and threatened to destroy the contents of the facility.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Canadian River Reverses Direction After Climate Change Chases Away Its Glacier

As glaciers disappear on our increasingly warm planet, the rivers fed by their meltwater are affected as well, sometimes dramatically altering the landscape, as the remarkable shift of a Canadian river has just illustrated.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Global Warming: March Heat Burns Record as Scientists Warn Time Running Out

A new study suggests that actions must be taken now to limit the effects of global warming, as humanity has just ten years to begin the process of balancing out Earth’s climate. It’s a warning brought home by just-released reports showing that March was the second-hottest month since record keeping began.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Half of Americans fret over global warming: poll

The share of the US population concerned about climate change has reached a new high of 50 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Científicos predicen una 'inundación del siglo' que afectaría a millones de europeos

Un nuevo estudio del Centro Común de Investigación (JRC, por sus siglas en inglés) de la Comisión Europea afirma que masivas inundaciones costeras podrían provocar la muerte de millones de personas en el continente, si continúa aumentando la emisión de gases que contribuyen al calentamiento global.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Release of Arctic Methane "May Be Apocalyptic" :Study

A scientific study published in the prestigious journal Palaeoworld in December issued a dire -- and possibly prophetic -- warning, though it garnered little attention in the media.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Climatologist sees intense drought punctuated by wet conditions as new normal

Stanford University climatologist Noah Diffenbaugh sees no contradiction in California, on the US West Coast, experiencing one of its wettest years on record right on the heels of a record-setting extended drought.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Record global average temperature in 2016

The World Meteorological Organization has confirmed that 2016 made history with a record global average temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and ongoing increases in sea levels and ocean heat.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Expert explains reasons behind record-breaking decline of Arctic ice volumes

The record-breaking decline of the Arctic ice volumes registered by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is associated with the extremely warm summer in the Arctic region last year and ice forming one month later than usually, deputy director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Alexander Danilov said on Friday in a comment on the WMO release.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Concerns global warming 'worse than thought'

 Global warming may be worse than previously thought, a new study by international scientists, including some at Maynooth University, has claimed.

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