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New research, February 4-10, 2019

Posted on 14 February 2019 by Ari Jokimäki A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. Climate change mitigation Upscaling from the grassroots: potential aggregate carbon reduction from community-based initiatives in Europe Climate change communication An assessment…

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Global warming makes 2018 the 4th hottest year ever

United States officials have confirmed that 2018 was the fourth hottest year on record. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA just revealed that temperatures were 1.5F higher than the worldwide average, which includes temperatures between 1951 and 1980. Excluding the top three hottest years, temperatures in 2018 were warmer than any year since 1880. That places 2018 slightly behind the top three temperatures on record: 2016, 2017 and 2015, respectively. According…

NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Cyclone Gelena sheared

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Wind shear can push tropical cyclones apart and satellite imagery from NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite revealed that is what is happening to Tropical Cyclone Gelena in the Southern Indian Ocean.

NASA catches the 1-day life of Tropical Cyclone Neil

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone Neil had a short life in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. It developed on Feb. 9 and dissipated on Feb. 10. NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image of the storm that developed even while battling wind shear.

New research, January 28 – February 3, 2019

Posted on 8 February 2019 by Ari Jokimäki A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. Climate change impacts  Mankind Historical Analysis of U.S. Tornado Fatalities (1808-2017): Population, Science and Technology (open access) Climate Change and Psychology: Effects…

Global Warming Made 2018 Temps Historically Hot – CityLab

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Global temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest on record, U.S. government scientists have confirmed, adding to a stretch of five…