Climate change: Lessons learned from penguins – CTV News
One hundred years ago, colourful canaries warned humans of the hidden hazards of digging for coal by riding shotgun down the mine and dropping dead. Now, penguin experts say these birds that move like tuxedoed toddlers are showing us the…
Climate change is killing Michoacan’s monarch butterfly population – The Washington Post
Every year, millions of monarch butterflies make their way across North America to spend winters in the same forests of central Mexico’s Michoacán state — a phenomenon that remains an evolutionary mystery. But in just one year, the population of…
The moon occults Venus on March 24: See our photo gallery
Part of the world was treated to the sight of the moon occulting Venus on March 24, 2023. See beautiful photos as the moon occults Venus here.
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Here is the science behind unseasonal rains and hailstorms that flattened crops in India
Global warming, weak western disturbances and strong subtropical jet stream are to be blamed, say experts
Tornado outbreak expected in Deep South Friday
A tornado outbreak is possible in the Deep South on March 24, 2023. Residents should be alert for changing conditions and have a plan in advance of the storms.
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The Never-Ending Schemes Of The Climate Change Grifters
Grifters have long fascinated us. Operating outside accepted moral standards, they excel at persuading their “marks” to hand valuables over willingly. If they ever represented a “distinctly American ethos,” they’ve been supplanted by con artists seeking bank accounts for funds…
Why climate doomerism is wrong – Vox.com
We environmentalists spend our lives thinking about ways the world will end. There’s nowhere that I see doomer culture more vocal than on my home turf. With leading activists like Roger Hallam, co-founder of the popular climate protest movement Extinction…
What are lightning sprites? How to photograph them
Lightning sprites – aka red sprites – are electrical discharges that happen above thunderstorms. Learn how to see and photograph them here.
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Extreme weather events led to 8 deaths, destroyed almost 390,000 hectares of cropped area in Jan-Feb 2023
Haryana saw most damage to cropped area; Karnataka saw extreme cold events after a gap of over four decades
Global warming driving more extreme droughts and floods, NASA satellites show – USA TODAY
Twenty years of NASA’s global satellite data show just how much the extent, duration and severity of extreme droughts and floods have risen alongside warming global temperatures, a new study reveals. The study looked at the timing of such events…