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Connecticut farmers are finding there’s no easy way to deal with climate extremes – The CT Mirror

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, Jamie Jones was sweating it. “Here I am in late May and I’m like – if we don’t get rain either tomorrow afternoon or over the weekend or on Friday, come post Memorial Day we’re…

Climate change spares no country, poor or rich, says Amitav Ghosh – DW (English)

For Amitav Ghosh, nature is an intricate part of storytelling. The Indian author with Bangladeshi heritage who has made New York his home often uses the Sunderbans, the mangrove forests in the Bay of Bengal, as the setting for his stories. These include novels like…

Eighteen Hundred And Starve To Death, Or The Year Without A Summer

A deep trough of low pressure spanned the Great Lakes. Behind it, a wall of cold air built and folded over itself, layer upon layer, until it was both towering and poised. Finally, it broke free to race east toward…

The key to global climate success – Brookings Institution

Recent advances in green technologies have made reaching net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050 not only technically feasible but also economically worthwhile. Meeting this goal—which has started to anchor expectations now that an increasing number of countries have adopted it—is necessary…

European Floods Are Latest Sign of a Global Warming Crisis – The New York Times

BERLIN — Days before roiling waters tore through western Germany, a European weather agency issued an “extreme” flood warning after detailed models showed storms that threatened to send rivers surging to levels that a German meteorologist said on Friday had…

New web platform for planning flood prevention in cities

(GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre) Based on open data and calculations in the cloud, hazards can be mapped and the effects of protective and preventive measures can be estimated.

Is climate change fueling floods in Germany? – DW (English)

Around 46 people were reported dead and dozens missing Thursday in Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Heavy storms and overnight rainfall caused rivers and water reservoirs to burst their banks and flash floods turned streets into raging torrents, sweeping…

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Climate change will unevenly impact the European financial system | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

Accurate measurement of the prospective impacts of climate change on financial stability rests on a detailed mapping of its disruptive potential, both over space and time. This requires first a careful linking of climate risk drivers, and their granular region-,…

Climate change will unevenly impact the European financial system | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

Accurate measurement of the prospective impacts of climate change on financial stability rests on a detailed mapping of its disruptive potential, both over space and time. This requires first a careful linking of climate risk drivers, and their granular region-,…

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