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Global warming made South Africa’s recent floods twice as likely, study says – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, May 13 (Reuters) – Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. Flash…

Global warming made South Africa’s recent floods twice as likely, study says – Reuters.com

JOHANNESBURG, May 13 (Reuters) – Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. Flash…

New Research Shows Aerosol Emissions May Have Masked Global Warming’s Supercharging of Tropical Storms – InsideClimate News

Ample research shows how surging greenhouse gas concentrations intensify deadly storms, droughts and heat waves, but cutting them, along with other industrial pollution emissions, will also affect global weather. The effects of emissions reductions are less studied than increases, but…

Climate change: put water at the heart of solutions – Nature.com

I was born in a village near the Sundarbans mangrove forests in West Bengal, India. Many of my childhood memories are of overheard conversations — worried adults discussing how the rains failed or how brackish water crept in to ruin…

The World Has No Choice but to Care About India’s Heat Wave – The Atlantic

CHANDIGARH, India—Soon after I arrived in the eastern megacity of Kolkata in February, temperatures began climbing. They always do when India’s short winter turns into an early spring. But then they kept rising. After the hottest March in 122 years…

Global Warning: Extreme weather conditions are sweeping large parts of the world – The Financial Express

Climate change has been at the top of the agenda for many nations across the world. Why would some global leaders otherwise appoint ‘chief heat officers’, who have the most important tasks at hand—to deal with rising temperatures in their…

Variability in frost occurrence under climate change and consequent risk of damage to trees of western Quebec, Canada | Scientific Reports – Nature.com

Kollas, C., Körner, C. & Randin, C. F. Spring frost and growing season length co-control the cold range limits of broad-leaved trees. J. Biogeogr. 41, 773–783 (2014). Article  Google Scholar  Lenz, A., Hoch, G., Körner, C. & Vitasse, Y. Convergence…

PAGASA scientist: Expect more intense typhoons if global warming continues – GMA News Online

A scientist at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has warned the public against more intense typhoons if global warming continues to worsen. During the #LagingHandaPH public briefing on Saturday, PAGASA Scientist I Dr. Marcelino Villafuerte talked about…

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