Warming Trends: Increasing Heat is Dangerous for Pilgrims, Climate Warnings Painted on Seaweed and Many Plo… – InsideClimate News
CULTURE Global Warming Poses Danger to Pilgrims Millions travel to Mecca in Saudi Arabia every year to fulfill one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith—the “hajj,” a pilgrimage to the sacred city every Muslim who is able must…
Climate change: Study highlights 10 countries most at risk – Medical News Today
Share on PinterestNew research finds a strong correlation between toxic and nontoxic pollution in some countries. CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP via Getty Images Humanity has produced significant amounts of both toxic and nontoxic pollution. Toxic pollution, such as fine particulate matter, directly…
Hotter here, wetter there: How and why climate change will remake our world – The Times of Israel
Left to its own devices, nature is an artwork of balance and cycles. Carbon dioxide, for example — the most abundant global warming gas — produced by the likes of oceans, erupting volcanoes and decomposing life, is absorbed by forests…
Fogbows are rainbowsâ cousins
A fogbow is cousin to a rainbow. It’s made by much the same process as rainbows, but with a fog’s smaller water droplets instead of larger raindrops.
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Wildfire smoke exposure linked to increased risk of contracting COVID-19
(Desert Research Institute) Wildfire smoke may greatly increase susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to new research from the Center for Genomic Medicine at the Desert Research Institute (DRI), Washoe County Health District (WCHD), and Renown Health (Renown) in Reno, Nev.
Poor and minority communities suffer more from extreme heat in US cities
(University of California – San Diego) Low-income neighborhoods and communities with higher Black, Hispanic and Asian populations experience significantly more urban heat than wealthier and predominantly white neighborhoods within a vast majority of populous US counties, according new research from the University of California San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy.
As global warming worsens, beating the heat is a luxury India’s poor can’t afford – Deccan Herald
Beating the merciless heat is hard in the Indian desert city of Sri Ganganagar, a reality facing millions across the vast country as the climate changes in the coming decades. While people in richer nations can find some respite from…
Sixty years of climate change warnings: the signs that were missed (and ignored) – The Guardian
In August 1974, the CIA produced a study on “climatological research as it pertains to intelligence problems”. The diagnosis was dramatic. It warned of the emergence of a new era of weird weather, leading to political unrest and mass migration…
Climate Change Is Driving Jarring Changes at Yellowstone National Park – Mother Jones – Mother Jones
Old Faithful at sunset. As water reserves decline, the geyser is expected to erupt less frequently.Neal Herbert/National Park Service Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap…
Large measurement campaign in the Atlantic starts
(Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS)) To support the novel ESA wind satellite ‘Aeolus,’ TROPOS has now installed a lidar in Mindelo, Cabo Verde. The light radar uses lasers to study the atmosphere in the tropical Atlantic and is part of the ‘Aeolus Tropical Campaign,’ which will take place in summer and autumn 2021 and will also contribute to the research on clouds and aerosols in the tropics and to better understand the formation of tropical cyclones (hurricanes).