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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
The Melting Arctic Is a Real-Time Horror Story — Why Doesn't Anyone Care?Rolling Stone

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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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Antarctica: Return of the Weddell polynya supports Kiel climate model – Phys.Org


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Antarctica: Return of the Weddell polynya supports Kiel climate model
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Currently, winter has still a firm grip on Antarctica. At this time of the year, the Weddell Sea usually is covered with a thick layer of sea ice. In spite of the icy temperatures in the region, satellite images depict a large ice-free area in the

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Extreme weather has limited effect on attitudes toward climate policies – Phys.Org


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Extreme weather has limited effect on attitudes toward climate policies
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People who recently experienced severe weather events such as floods, storms and drought are more likely to support policies to adapt to the effects of climate change, according to a new study co-authored by an Indiana University researcher.
Hurricane Irma likely to be followed by more extreme weather events so we should prepare for horror of global The Independent
Despite skepticism, UC scientists affirm link between extreme weather and climate changeDaily Californian
Climate change factor in extreme weatherAllentown Morning Call
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Not all glaciers in Antarctica have been affected by climate change – Phys.Org


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Not all glaciers in Antarctica have been affected by climate change
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A new study by scientists at Portland State University and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the effects of climate change, which are apparent in other parts of the Antarctic continent

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Half-a-degree of warming boosted extreme weather – Phys.Org


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Half-a-degree of warming boosted extreme weather
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Comparing two 20-year periods—1960-79 and 1991-2010—between which average global temperatures jumped 0.5 C (0.9 F), scientists found that several kinds of extreme weather gained in duration and intensity. The hottest summer temperatures …
Recent past shows half a degree of warming means more extreme weather: studyYubaNet

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Extreme weather just might encourage us to get our act together on global warming – Phys.Org


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Extreme weather just might encourage us to get our act together on global warming
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But what if extreme weather events could be attributed to human-induced climate change with confidence? The emerging area of "extreme event attribution" allows us to pose such a question. New research by Noah Diffenbaugh and colleagues at Stanford …

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