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…
UN climate report is latest in string of cataclysmic predictions stretching back decades – Fox News
The United Nations (U.N.) issued its latest climate change report which warned the “climate time bomb is ticking,” sparking renewed calls for nations including the U.S. to take more aggressive actions to curb carbon emissions. The report, published Monday by…
Tiny island nation of Vanuatu to take climate change to the Hague – Axios
Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios The small Pacific island country of Vanuatu is poised to gain UN approval to seek an unprecedented legal opinion on what obligation countries have to combat climate change. Why it matters: Vanuatu’s resolution would give the International…
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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UN conference hears litany of water disasters linked to climate crisis
Water is at the heart of the climate crisis, with an increasingly dire carousel of droughts, floods and sea level rise felt “making our planet uninhabitable”, the secretary general of the United Nations, António Guterres, has warned. On the second…
These eight charts show why climate change matters right now – CNBC
A girl sits on a cot as she crosses a flooded street at Sohbatpur in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan province in Pakistan on October 4, 2022. Fida Hussain | Afp | Getty Images “The climate time bomb is ticking,” António…
Weather-watching on Jupiter and Uranus with Hubble
The Hubble Space Telescope keeps an eye on the planets in space, watching the weather and seasons change on planets such as Jupiter and Uranus.
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Does a green sky predict a tornado is coming?
If you see a foreboding, green sky, it’s best to take cover. A tornado might not be approaching, but green skies can be a sign of hail and other bad weather.
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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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