User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Extreme Weather
Last updated: Nov 08 2018 11:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Australia deaths: Family found dead near broken-down vehicle in outback 8.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
Their bodies were found near a broken-down vehicle, police say, and a fourth person is missing.
Climate change: 'Wetlands vital to protect cities' 29.10.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Urban areas need to cherish wetlands as a natural defence against flooding, experts warn.
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In pictures: Rome suffers freak hailstorm and flooding 22.10.2018 BBC: World
The Italian capital is hit overnight with flash flooding and giant hail in a wave of extreme weather.
Bye-bye, beer? Brewers say they've got a plan on climate change 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?
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Climate change isn't just an environmental issue anymore 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
"You can no longer separate climate into a distinct public policy issue," says one climate scientist. "It is about the economy, it's about jobs, the future."
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Blind British man climbs Europe's highest mountain 17.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Jack Garner lost his sight aged 11, but has now fulfilled a dream to conquer Mount Elbrus.
Study: Social cost of carbon emissions much higher than what U.S. is using 29.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The social cost of carbon estimates how much harm would result from emitting one ton of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
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'Pothole epidemic' and cold winter hits AA profits 26.9.2018 BBC: Business
Bad road conditions and extreme weather conditions in the UK are behind a 65% slump in profits for the AA.
The fight against world hunger is going in the wrong direction 12.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A U.N. report shows that the number of people around the world who aren't getting enough to eat has been increasing by millions since 2014.
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Food prices 'to rise 5%' because of extreme weather 27.8.2018 BBC: Business
Meat, vegetable and dairy prices to rise after production falls, research finds.
Card Factory warns on profits as weather dents sales 9.8.2018 BBC: Business
Greetings card company blames "extreme weather" for fall in sales in the first half.
Searching for climate change fingerprints as wildfires only get worse 3.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Plus, a good way to visualize climate change and how a chemistry teacher realized he needed to start talking about it.
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When the weather is extreme, is climate change to blame? 29.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it's difficult to attribute individual events to climate change, scientists say global warming makes extreme weather more common.
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This Meteorologist Explains Why the Extreme Heat Is Way Worse Than You Think 6.7.2018 Mother Jones
The past seven days have set global heat milestones and sparked safety concerns from Quebec, where at least 18 people have died from the heat and humidity, to northern Siberia, home to the coldest town on Earth, which recorded temperatures “40 degrees above normal” on Thursday.  In Denver,  the temperature reached an all-time high of 105 […]
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She Spoke out About Climate Change—and They Tried to Make Her Pay for It 24.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In 2015, a University of California, Davis researcher named Sarah Moffit appeared in a four-and-a-half-minute video detailing her work studying ancient ocean ecosystems. Looking young and serious, with a long ash-blonde mane falling around a scarf that wouldn’t be out of place on a […]
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Water firms failed customers during 'Beast from the East' 19.6.2018 BBC: Business
The water industry regulator says firms did not properly support customers during the "the Beast from the East".
Dangerous waters 5.6.2018 BBC: Technology
In a warming world, extreme weather and natural disasters are on the rise. Can tech help us prepare?
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IMD launches systems for probabilistic weather forecasting 2.6.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Enjoy Those Avocados, Pistachios and Oranges While You Can, Because They Are Going Away 27.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Chris Sayer pushed his way through avocado branches and grasped a denuded limb. It was stained black, as if someone had ladled tar over its bark. In February, the temperature had dropped below freezing for three hours, killing the limb. The thick […]
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By getting serious about limiting global warming, the world could save itself more than $20 trillion 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Fighting global warming is starting to sound like a lucrative investment. A new study out of Stanford University finds that keeping global warming a half-degree beneath the Paris climate agreement’s 2 degree Celsius target could potentially save more than $20 trillion globally.

The findings, described...

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