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World Meteorological Day - 23rd March

World Meteorological Day - 23rd March

Posted Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:40:01 GMT by Michael Evans

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) was created on 23rd March 1950 and in 1951 it was designated as being a specialised agency within the United Nations System. There are now 191 members of the worldwide meteorological community. World Meteorological Day is celebrated each year on the anniversayr of WMO's creation. The theme chosen for 2013 is, “Watching the weather to protect life and property”. This theme highlights the part that WMO plays in the reduction of casualties and damage from weather, climate and water-related hazards.

World Meteorological Day - 23rd March

Temperature, Oxygen and Acidification in the Oceans

Temperature, Oxygen and Acidification in the Oceans

Posted Sun, 03 Mar 2013 18:39:54 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The three hazards associated with climate change that affect the marine environment are no strangers to air and land either. As temperature has caused ice to melt and currents to change, the oceans have increased in temperature more than the land.

Temperature, Oxygen and Acidification in the Oceans

Studies Needed on Arctic Ice

Studies Needed on Arctic Ice

Posted Fri, 22 Feb 2013 13:22:16 GMT by Dave Armstrong

We have no idea how long the Arctic ice will continue to decrease, as it did this year to a record low. Most important perhaps, we need to know the biological response to such extremes and the resultant environmental change.

Studies Needed on Arctic Ice

Baby elephants and the effects of climate change

Baby elephants and the effects of climate change

Posted Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:06:32 GMT by Dave Armstrong

We thought they were immune to climate change, because they appear to be so resilient but baby elephants suffer from small increases in temperature.

Baby elephants and the effects of climate change

Big loss of biodiversity with global warming

Big loss of biodiversity with global warming

Posted Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:26:22 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The major threat of climatic changes hangs like the sword of Damocles over the heads of many endangered species - and the rest of us.

Big loss of biodiversity with global warming

Searing Temperatures for the US

Searing Temperatures for the US

Posted Sun, 14 Oct 2012 13:22:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, rising temperatures and severe drought conditions disabled many economic sectors and livelihoods throughout 2012.

Searing Temperatures for the US

That oil palm problem - again?

That oil palm problem - again?

Posted Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:58:27 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The interminable expansion of oil palm plantations in the Far East is the cause of carbon emissions, climate change and loss of wildlife habitat.

That oil palm problem - again?

Stratosphere wind changes affect seas and climate, study shows

Stratosphere wind changes affect seas and climate, study shows

Posted Sun, 23 Sep 2012 17:00:01 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Changes in the winds between 6-30 miles up in the stratosphere affect the seas and climate, says an American university study.

Stratosphere wind changes affect seas and climate, study shows

Arctic sea ice at record low

Arctic sea ice at record low

Posted Fri, 21 Sep 2012 10:30:21 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The Arctic ice cap is at an all time low and has fallen below four million square kilometres for the first time, according to new data.

Arctic sea ice at record low

Coral's 2°C limit is wrong!

Coral's 2°C limit is wrong!

Posted Tue, 18 Sep 2012 18:48:11 GMT by Dave Armstrong

As IUCN publish the first of their expert verdicts in various reefs, another nail in the coffin of corals looks likely as the formal 2°C global warming limit is being broken.

Coral's 2°C limit is wrong!

Ice sheets react to short cold snaps, study finds

Ice sheets react to short cold snaps, study finds

Posted Thu, 13 Sep 2012 18:00:01 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Glaciers can respond quickly to rapid cooling or warming, according to a new study led by an American associate professor of geology.

Ice sheets react to short cold snaps, study finds

Blue Carbon estimates up!

Blue Carbon estimates up!

Posted Mon, 10 Sep 2012 10:51:28 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Coastal land-use conversion and degradation creates a new carbon source called 'blue carbon', adding to the amount of GHGs in the atmosphere.

Blue Carbon estimates up!

Drought and its consequences on river life

Drought and its consequences on river life

Posted Sun, 09 Sep 2012 17:03:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Drought, leading to lower water levels may cause the collapse of freshwater food webs that support aquatic life in rivers.

Drought and its consequences on river life

Sea-level rise with coastal and political operations

Sea-level rise with coastal and political operations

Posted Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:12:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Lauren-Kristine Pryzant and John F. Bruno have written a book review on: Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change, outlining what we will have to do as sea-levels rise and coastal areas disappear.

Sea-level rise with coastal and political operations

Destroying Amazonian forest cuts rainfall

Destroying Amazonian forest cuts rainfall

Posted Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:21:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Desforestation in the Amazon basin could result in one-fifth less rainfall by 2050, UK researchers fear.

Destroying Amazonian forest cuts rainfall

Ice in the Arctic? There is some left!

Ice in the Arctic? There is some left!

Posted Tue, 28 Aug 2012 18:09:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean is now the smallest ever size seen since satellite monitoring of the Arctic polar cap started.

Ice in the Arctic? There is some left!

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Climate change and permafrost loss

Posted Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:35:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Costing 21st Century coastal flooding

Posted Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:16:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Winners and losers in the great warming!

Posted Fri, 03 Jan 2014 09:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Remember November? it was HOT

Posted Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

COP19 descends to walk-outs

Posted Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:16:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The players on the Warsaw pitch

Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:55:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Floods connected with Arctic ice loss!

Posted Thu, 31 Oct 2013 07:49:32 GMT by JW Dowey

Sceptic tanks, of the non-thinking variety

Posted Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:45:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

IPCC: A final breakthrough?

Posted Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:10:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Sea change for shore habitats

Posted Fri, 20 Sep 2013 17:20:37 GMT by Paul Robinson

Ozone Hole Over the Arctic is of Record Proportions

Posted Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:31:00 GMT by Mike Campbell

Aircraft can trigger snow above airports, says study

Posted Thu, 30 Jun 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Blue Carbon

Posted Tue, 29 May 2012 14:44:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

More climate change targets missed: act now or 2 degree rise likely

Posted Tue, 31 May 2011 15:39:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Natural disasters linked to climate change, says UN climate chief

Posted Tue, 17 May 2011 21:28:00 GMT by Mario Balzan

North and south, changes to polar ecology racking up

Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2011 20:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Atlantic's 'cauldron of climate change' brewing up a new mix of fish

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:40:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

New Monitoring System For Tasmania's Oceans

Posted Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:05:04 GMT by Emma McNeil

Arctic sea-ice in race to bottom

Posted Wed, 20 Jul 2011 16:17:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

Glacier melt 'less serious' study suggests

Posted Fri, 04 May 2012 09:57:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop