The testimony of trees: how volcanic eruptions shaped 2000 years of world history

Researchers have shown that over the past two thousand years, volcanoes have played a larger role in natural temperature variability than previously thought,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
today ~6 min

Tags: climate-change tree-rings volcano trees

What's in Boris Johnson's climate in tray?

The PM promises he won't be caught "lagging" on green polices.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Sept. 26, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: climate-change

MIT researchers highlight the impacts of logjams in river restoration projects

New analysis can help scientists and engineers better assess flood risk and habitat creation associated with restoration efforts.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Sept. 25, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: climate-change environment research school-of-engineering civil-and-environmental-engineering

How many people will migrate due to rising sea levels? Our best guesses aren't good enough

Rising sea levels may trap more people than are displaced.

Shouro Dasgupta, Lecturer in Environmental Economics, Università Ca'Foscari • conversation
Sept. 25, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change migration sea-level-rise coastal-erosion coastal-flooding climate-refugees flood-risk

Tree rings show scale of Arctic pollution is worse than previously thought

The largest-ever study of tree rings from Norilsk in the Russian Arctic has shown that the direct and indirect effects of industrial pollution in the region

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 25, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: climate-change environment pollution ecology trees arctic

What makes hurricanes stall, and why is that so hard to forecast?

Hurricane stalling has become common over the past half-century, and their average forward speed has also slowed.

Kimberly Wood, Assistant Professor of Meteorology, Mississippi State University • conversation
Sept. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change atmosphere flooding hurricanes meteorology weather tropical-cyclones

What makes hurricanes stall, and why is it so hard to forecast?

Hurricane stalling has become common over the past half-century, and their average forward speed has also slowed.

Kimberly Wood, Assistant Professor of Meteorology, Mississippi State University • conversation
Sept. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change atmosphere flooding hurricanes meteorology weather tropical-cyclones

UK can be 'Saudi Arabia of wind power' - PM

The UK prime minister says the UK holds extraordinary potential for wind power.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
Sept. 24, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: climate-change

Live fast, die small: how global heating is simplifying the world's ecosystems

We studied a rocky shore to see how global changes are playing out within habitats.

Miguel Lurgi, Lecturer in Biosciences, Swansea University • conversation
Sept. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change ecology global-warming predator-prey-interaction ecosystems species global-heating

Why do some hurricanes stall, and why is that so hard to forecast?

Hurricane stalling has become common over the past half-century, and their average forward speed has also slowed.

Kimberly Wood, Assistant Professor of Meteorology, Mississippi State University • conversation
Sept. 24, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change atmosphere flooding hurricanes meteorology weather tropical-cyclones

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