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Conservatives more likely to support climate policy if they report harm due to extreme weather – Phys.Org

Conservatives more likely to support climate policy if they report harm due to extreme weather  Phys.Org

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A novel forecasting tool helps experts prepare for extreme weather – Phys.Org

A novel forecasting tool helps experts prepare for extreme weather  Phys.Org

There is mounting evidence that climate change is increasing the risk and severity of extreme weather events around the world. As floods, heatwaves, droughts …

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Wildlife struggle to cope with extreme weather – Phys.Org

Wildlife struggle to cope with extreme weather  Phys.Org

The mass death of flying foxes in extreme heat in North Queensland last month underscores the importance of University of Queensland wildlife research …

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Crisis informatics lab tracks extreme weather on social media – Phys.Org


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Crisis informatics lab tracks extreme weather on social media
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The lab's primary focus is extreme weather events. "Social media is a powerful tool. It gives us all a platform to be our own news creators," said Silver. "We are focused on what motivates people to share information about extreme weather. Also, if

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Albatrosses to spy out illegal fishing – Phys.Org


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Albatrosses to spy out illegal fishing
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Fishermen illegally trawling the Indian Ocean might soon find they have more to worry about than the proverbial albatross around their neck—real bad luck might now lurk in the form of one of the birds spying on them from the sky.

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Extreme weather events rarely occur in isolation – Phys.Org


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Extreme weather events rarely occur in isolation
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The end of the baking hot summer is a forceful reminder of what the climate could hold in store for us in the future. Between April and August of this year, rainfall in Eastern Switzerland was lower than has ever been recorded. And during the same

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Extreme weather in Europe linked to less sea ice and warming in the Barents Sea – Phys.Org


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Extreme weather in Europe linked to less sea ice and warming in the Barents Sea
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… a region already identified as influential on lower-latitude European weather. Furthermore, we believe that the 2005 regime shift we observed over the Barents Sea may have contributed to the increasingly frequent extreme weather events experienced
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New clues to origins of mysterious atmospheric waves in Antarctica – Phys.Org


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New clues to origins of mysterious atmospheric waves in Antarctica
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"The new understanding results from a series of journal publications, based on multiple years of lidar observations, many made by winter-over students, from Arrival Heights near McMurdo Station in Antarctica." In the 2016 paper, Chu and her colleagues …

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Urban insects are more resilient in extreme weather – Phys.Org


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Urban insects are more resilient in extreme weather
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According to the Rutgers-Camden researcher, the study supports the hypothesis that organisms living in high-stress urban medians possess adaptions to disturbance, making them more resilient to the effects of extreme weather events than organisms living

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Climate change and extreme weather driving migration – Phys.Org


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Climate change and extreme weather driving migration
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Dr Wesselbaum is particularly interested in the effects of temperature and weather-related disasters, and how migration responds over time to changes in its driving forces. Including temperatures and disasters is important, as research has shown that

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