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Changes in jet stream since 1960 responsible for uptick in extreme weather


Scientists have identified a link between jet stream variability during the last half-century and increases in extreme weather in Europe. (UPI Science News) More More

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Posted on 23 January 2018 | 11:06 am | Google News

Changes in jet stream since 1960 responsible for uptick in extreme weather - Gephardt Daily


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Changes in jet stream since 1960 responsible for uptick in extreme weather
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The ex-hurricane Ophelia caused flooding across the British Isles in October 2017. Photo by NASA/EOSDIS. Jan. 13 (UPI) — Scientists have identified a link between jet stream variability during the last half-century and increases in extreme weather in ...

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Posted on 13 January 2018 | 2:16 am | Google News

Arctic report card: Permafrost thawing at a faster pace - Chron.com


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Arctic report card: Permafrost thawing at a faster pace
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Posted on 12 December 2017 | 10:21 am | Google News

What About Florida? Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, & Regulatory Backwardness In The Sunshine State (Part 1) - CleanTechnica


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What About Florida? Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, & Regulatory Backwardness In The Sunshine State (Part 1)
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“Climate Change, if unimpeded, will greatly increase the probability of extreme events.” Emanuel was referring to extreme events like Harvey, Irma and Maria — “a hurricane train.” The underlying theory is unequivocal — warming oceans lead to larger ...

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Posted on 27 November 2017 | 7:15 am | Google News

Climate models: an essential tool for guiding policy - Met Office (press release) (blog)


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Whilst climate models do not represent all aspects of our climate, they provide an essential tool for guiding policy by simulating the warming we have seen since the pre-industrial era. So how well do they do? The figure below shows observations of ...

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 6:32 am | Google News

It's a fact: climate change made Hurricane Harvey more deadly - The Guardian


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It's a fact: climate change made Hurricane Harvey more deadly
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More tenuous, but possibly relevant still, is the fact that very persistent, nearly “stationary” summer weather patterns of this sort, where weather anomalies (both high-pressure dry hot regions and low-pressure stormy/rainy regions) stay locked in ...

Posted on 28 August 2017 | 7:31 pm | Google News

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