Climate change and extreme weather driving migration – Phys.Org

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Oct 112017
 

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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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Sep 302017
 

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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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Sep 072017
 

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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
CNBC –WVTF –Socialist Party –Rush Limbaugh
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Not all glaciers in Antarctica have been affected by climate change – Phys.Org

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Aug 082017
 

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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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Jul 012017
 

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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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May 102017
 

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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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CryoSat reveals Antarctica in 3-D – Phys.org – Phys.Org

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Mar 282017
 

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CryoSat reveals Antarctica in 3-D – Phys.org
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Around 250 million measurements taken by ESA's CryoSat over the last six years have been used to create a unique 3-D view of Antarctica, offering a snapshot …

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Changing atmospheric conditions may contribute to stronger ocean waves in Antarctica – Phys.Org

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Jan 132017
 

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Changing atmospheric conditions may contribute to stronger ocean waves in Antarctica
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It's not a new phenomenon; this "thumb" of Antarctica, which juts out into the stormy Southern Ocean, has lost more than 28,000 square kilometers of floating ice—almost as large as Massachusetts—over the past half-century. This has included the
A journey to Antarctica: Life on the frozen planetNew Zealand Herald

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Mysterious ‘crater’ on Antarctica indication of vulnerable ice sheet – Phys.Org

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Dec 122016
 

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Mysterious 'crater' on Antarctica indication of vulnerable ice sheet
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Current IPCC projections show large uncertainties in Antarctica's contribution to sea level rise, because the role of ice shelf processes remains uncertain. Lenaerts explains: "Little climate change is observable in East Antarctica, because the area is
There's a 70-mile-long crack in Antarctica and it's growing bigger every dayBusiness Insider
Cambridge scientist breaks new ground, solving the mystery of Antarctica's ancient ice sheetCambridge News
What is the 'holy grail of climate science' and how will scientists find it?ABC Online
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During last warming period, Antarctica heated up two to three times more than planet average – Phys.Org

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Dec 062016
 

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During last warming period, Antarctica heated up two to three times more than planet average
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Blustery conditions at the West Antarctica ice sheet divide, a ridge where a 3.4-kilometer borehole was drilled to acquire ice cores. The tent protected the equipment and scientists as they measured temperatures down the borehole in 2011 and 2014
Antarctica Sea Ice Little Changed Over Last Century | AMI NewswireAMI NewsWire
Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heatBusiness Insider
Polar ice the size of India has melted into the sea, scientists sayCBS News

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