Oceanic climate

Arctic Ocean pack ice hits lowest in September

Sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean reached an annual summer low in September. At 1.82 million square miles, it was 579,000 square miles smaller than the 1981-2010 average, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ice peaks every March and its minimum every September. According to the …

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La Niña means dry weather for Brazil

After rainy weather last week, the weekend of October 23 is getting drier for much of southern Brazil. In fact, most states that experienced above normal precipitation last week will see precipitation trends reverse as below normal precipitation prevails. The exception will be Minas Gerais which is expected to experience …

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Biden administration launches new initiative to tackle climate crisis

Biden administration launches new government initiative to provide accessible and actionable information to individuals and communities affected by flooding, drought, wildfires, extreme heat, coastal erosion and other climate impacts that are escalating, the White House said on Tuesday. According to the White House statement, administration officials announced the launch of …

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Antarctic winter 2021 was among the coldest on record

Pope Francis calls on lawmakers to tackle climate change On October 9, Pope Francis called on governments to work together to tackle climate change as he welcomed lawmakers who were in Rome for a two-day preparatory meeting for the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference . (Credit: Vatican News via …

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