Over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal reported that a White House staffer told foreign officials the president is considering remaining in the 2015 landmark Paris climate change agreement. The reported shift came on the eve of a United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, where climate remains a main issue on the agenda. Within hours […]
(Goethe University Frankfurt) Gravity waves form in the atmosphere as a result of destabilizing processes. The effects of gravity waves can only be taken into consideration by including additional special components in the models. The...Show More Summary
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A U.S.-based global alliance to speed up efforts to tackle climate change, whose participants inaugural host country Denmark said represented more than a quarter of the world economy, will be launched on Wednesday.
The reality of climate change is that a global disaster created almost entirely by rich white people in the Global North is going to disproportionately affect the poor of the Global South who had almost nothing to do with it. In other words, just like every other environmental disaster, from the cancer corridor of Louisiana […]
A group of new big-name businesses including Baidu, Ikea, and Vattenfall have this week launched EV100, the first initiative of its kind to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles and accompanying infrastructure. 10 Big-Name Corporations...Show More Summary
Somewhere on Lake Erie, leaning over the rail of a research vessel in a November snowstorm and trying not to be sick, John Burt decided he'd rather work in warmer waters.
Patrick J. Michaels Yesterday, Nature Geosciences published an article by Richard Millar of the University of Exeter and nine coauthors that states the climate models have been predicting too much warming. Adjusting for this, along with...Show More Summary
For all the talk in California about leading the world in fighting global warming and resisting President Trump’s climate-denial agenda, the state faces one powerful obstacle that limits its environmental activism: Touch their cars and Californians will revolt. Any effort that limits, constrains...
Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio said Tuesday that the recent string of devastating hurricanes — Harvey, Irma and now Maria — shines a light on the climate crisis and should come as a wake-up call for President Donald Trump and the world.
Last Uncertainty Wednesday I introduced how think about weather using the concepts we have developed in this series. We saw that our improved data collection and ability to process more complicated weather models has given us significantly improved predictions. Show More Summary
Leonardo DiCaprio slams U.S. administration over climate change; Shonda Rhimes says it's "embarrassing" to praise this year's diverse Emmy awards; "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul and wife are expecting their first child. (Sept. 20)
Gravity waves form in the atmosphere as a result of destabilizing processes, for example at weather fronts, during storms or when air masses stroke over mountain ranges. They can occasionally be seen in the sky as bands of cloud. For weather forecast and climate models, however, they are mostly "invisible" due to their short wavelength. Show More Summary
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Intensive fishing and climate change pose an unprecedented threat to biodiversity in the world's oceans, but reconstructing how the past 500 years of human activity on the seas has transformed marine life could help to reveal what the future holds beneath the waves.
According to a report jointly issued by The Climate Group and the New Climate Institute, climate action is making encouraging progress across the U.S., with or without the federal government. States, cities and the private sector are driving these changes despite the White House's decision to exit the Paris Agreement.
When a massive luxury cruise ship docked outside the tiny Inuit town of Cambridge Bay this summer, it doubled the population of the town for a day.
Climate change is the culprit. Bill Nye delved into the debate between hurricanes and climate change in recent interviews. When asked by TMZ if Harvey and Irma—as well as Jose and Katia, two other dangerous hurricanes swirling in the...Show More Summary
The eradication of the world's remaining wildlife seems to be continuing at pace, going by the most recent IUCN Endangered Species List — with numerous species that were until recently common now "disappearing faster than they can be...Show More Summary