Published on Feb 13, 2014 Senior Scientists discuss the potential for sudden disruptions of human and natural systems as a consequence of climate change.
Published on Feb 9, 2014 Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean caused by an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds appears to be largely responsible for the hiatus in surface warming observed over the past 13 years. New research published in the journal Nature Climate Change indicates that the dramatic acceleration in winds…Details
Last year the National Geographic looked how the continents do with no ice on Earth. IF ALL THE ICE MELTED Explore the world’s new coastlines if sea level rises 216 feet. The maps here show the world as it is now, with only one difference: All the ice on land has melted and drained into…Details
BBC February 11, 2014 – The news helicopter took a trip along the Thames to look at areas affected by flooding David Cameron: climate change a ‘serious threat’ http://t.co/vBaZMaTmAy — ClimateState (@climatestate) February 11, 2014 Related Some of Wales’ coastal towns ‘face being abandoned’ Climate change means we will have to get used to flooding UK…Details
Examination of current weather patterns Feb 10, 2014 Northern Hemisphere (Jet Stream, Polar Vortex, Sea Ice)
Published on Feb 10, 2014 by Paul Beckwith: Examination of current weather patterns and huge temperature swings and effects on the winter sea ice.
Published on Oct 22, 2013: Global Warming Science / An introduction to the physics of the climate system and the basic science underpinning discussions of anthropogenic climate change. Register for Global Warming Science from MITx athttp://edx.org/courses. ABOUT THIS COURSE 12.340x introduces the basic science underpinning our knowledge of the climate system, how climate has changed in…Details
BBC: Coastal communities in Wales are being warned they could face being abandoned in future. Some councils say rising sea levels mean they are too expensive to defend in the long term. Related Climate change means we will have to get used to flooding UK Floods 2014 Could Last for Months + 1.6M Homes at Risk…Details
Bei einer Lawine werden unheimliche Naturgewalten frei. Anrainer im Passeiertal filmten eine Nasschneelawine auf ihrem zerstörerischen Weg in besiedeltes Gebiet. Generell geht in Südtirol derzeit erhöhte Gefahr von Lawinen, Steinschlag und Muren aus. Die Schneemassen lösten sich am frühen Nachmittag, bahnten sich dann ihren Weg ins Tal bis an die Piller Straße. Haarscharf schrammte die…Details
UK’s former climate diplomacy chief on how a medieval scholar changed the way a continent thought about life By John Ashton via RTCC Fellow Europeans. We now find ourselves living in a lost continent. Our publics have lost confidence in our elites which, as Martin Wolf pointed out in the Financial Times last week, have failed us…Details
Andy McKenzie, a groundwater scientist at the British Geological Survey, told Sky News that even if the rain stopped today, so much water is soaking through the soil that levels are likely to keep rising for another two months. The risk of flooding could remain high until May, he said. According to the data from the…Details
Climate change is the ultimate challenge but as a matter of fact most governments and the media are still sleepwalking and are in denial for the most part. In the video below “Influence of Arctic sea ice on European summer precipitation (2013)”, Dr James Screen explains the impacts of climate change on farming and flooding.…Details
By Ryan Koronowski (Think Progress): It’s easy to forget about other places in the world, or even in your own country, when you’re out shoveling snow, or people who are homeless suffer the worst of urban cold snaps, or harbor seals on the Hudson River ride ice floes, or your city shuts down due to amismanaged winter storm. The polar vortex, normally…Details