Oceanic climate

UAE has world-class hotel infrastructure: Ram Madhav

Need of the hour is for leaders in the region to come together in a spirit of camaraderie, says Ram Madhav Image Credit: Gulf News Archives The Fifth Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) 2021 will be held in Abu Dhabi from December 4 to 5, 2021. Chaired by Sri Lankan President …

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Sea turtle found off coast of Washington, cold and clinging to life, recovers at Seattle Aquarium

The turtle had been floating helpless for so long that its head and shell were covered with algae. His body temperature had reached a crater and he was so weak he could barely move. Deviated from its path by severe storms, a sea turtle usually at home in the warm …

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Warming Great Lakes have a domino effect in winter with above-average temperatures, report says

CHICAGO – Winter is fast approaching, but experts say the Great Lakes have failed to get the message. The video shown is from a previous report. After summer and fall evenings that haven’t cooled sufficiently, surface temperatures in massive water bodies tend to be above average, the Chicago Tribune reported. …

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Coldest Thanksgiving in 7 years; sweeter weekend ahead

Happy Thanksgiving Minnesota. A cold Canadian high pressure system is in place in the Upper Midwest today. As you can see from the temperature map above, blue is the dominant color in our region. Sub-freezing temperatures push as far south as the Chicago suburbs in southern Iowa to Omaha. Our …

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These four metrics are used to track drought and paint a grim picture

Drought has tightened its grip on the western United States, as dry conditions enter their second decade and to stretch a river which supplies 40 million people. Experts agree that things are bad and getting worse. But how exactly do you measure a drought and how do you know where …

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Shaheen leads delegation to secure $ 3.7 million in NH to improve coastal resilience against natural disasters

22 November 2021 (Washington, DC) – US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chairman of the Credit Sub-Committee for Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS), led the New Hampshire congressional delegation to welcome $ 3,794,613 in new grants from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) for New Hampshire to support coastal …

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Salmon across the country will be able to swim freely again thanks to the influx of infrastructure funds

Story by Alex Brown for Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. SEATTLE – The $ 1.2 trillion federal infrastructure package signed this month creates a new $ 1 billion program designed to open thousands of miles of congested transportation corridors. These choked arteries are not roads and bridges, …

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Senators Introduce Bill Focuses on Blue Carbon Ecosystems

11.19.21 Ecosystems provide environmental benefits, sequester atmospheric carbon Senate Oceans Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) reintroduced the Blue Carbon for Our Planet Act, legislation focused on the conservation, restoration and understanding of coastal blue carbon ecosystems. Blue carbon ecosystems, which include mangroves, intertidal marshes, …

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HHS steps up pressure on climate change with new office | Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

[co-author: Sam Throm] The Office of Climate Change and Health Equity The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently established the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE), reinforcing the Biden-Harris administration’s strong commitment to mitigate the legacy damage of climate change and build resilience for the future. …

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What is the sixth mass extinction, what scientists say

Recent research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), indicates that the current sixth mass extinction could be one of the most serious environmental dangers to the survival of the civilization. ZBush on DeviantArt According to the study, this …

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The implications for regional security – benarnews

The stakes at the Glasgow Climate Change Summit could not be higher. Scientists are clear and united in warning that if humanity fails to contain global warming, the impacts will be irreversible and cataclysmic. Southeast Asia is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to this situation. As …

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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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What are tornadoes? : The India Tribune

Sydney, October 2 While many believe that tornadoes are a rare occurrence, they are actually surprisingly common and have killed a number of people since the European occupation. Geoscience Australia says there have been more than 40 tornado-related deaths in Australia over the past 100 years. This is because Australia …

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The climatic disasters of summer 2021

“It was impossible to ignore climate change this summer,” Rachel Licker, senior climatologist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, told CNN. “And sadly, this is not a one-time thing … it’s what we can expect more of, especially if we don’t stop fossil fuels and invest in measures to build …

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TimesOC: doctor visits could help save whales

Hello and welcome to the TimesOC newsletter. We are Friday October 1st. My name is Ben Brazil, bringing you the latest summary of Orange County news and events. In recent years, California’s gray whales have mysteriously disappeared and washed up on shore. Southern killer whales suffer from high levels of …

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How do volcanoes contribute to climate change?

Volcanoes change the Earth’s climate by warming and cooling it. Their net effect on the climate is now small compared to that of pollutants of human origin. Nonetheless, the climate change caused in prehistoric times by almost constant eruptions and, in recent centuries, by a handful of epic eruptions, gives …

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Prioritize reforestation according to local biogeochemical and biogeophysical impacts

1. IPCC Special report on global warming of 1.5 ° C (eds Masson-Delmotte, V. et al.) (OMM, 2018). 2. IPCC Special report on Climate change and land (IPCC, 2019). 3. Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) https://www4.unfccc.int/sites/submissions/indc/Submission%20Pages/submissions.aspx (UNFCCC, 2015); https://unfccc.int/process-and-meetings/the-paris-agreement/nationally-determined-contributions-ndcs/indcs 4. Erb, K.-H. et al. Surprisingly large impact of forest management …

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New AI could reveal tipping points of climate change

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing new artificial intelligence (AI) that could serve as an early warning system against climate change tipping points. New research focuses on the thresholds beyond which rapid or irreversible change occurs in a system. Chris Bauch is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the …

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Earth’s life is changing

The dry west coast has burned down and the coast is drowned in a deluge of water. Much of the rest of the country breathed in the smoke of the summer fires as westerly winds carried and delivered the ashes to Colorado, Utah, Ohio and the East Coast. The United …

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“Indirect development” increases reproductive plasticity and contributes to the success of scyphozoan jellyfish in the oceans

1. Cartwright, P. et al. Exceptionally preserved Middle Cambrian jellyfish. PLoS A 2, e1121 (2007). Google Scholar ADS Article 2. Walcott, CD Cambrian II geology and paleontology: n ° 3 – Middle Cambrian holothurians and jellyfish Flight. 3 (Smithsonian Institution, 1911). Google Scholar 3. Willoughby, RH & Robison, RA Medusoids …

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Areas once marked in red are now often urban heat islands

Heat is typically the leading cause of weather-related death in the United States, but depending on the neighborhood, some townspeople experience cooler and more manageable temperatures than others. Why is this important: All cities trap heat, with their dark-colored asphalt and energy-absorbing buildings – a phenomenon known as the urban …

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Tropical storm Odette forms off the mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette formed off the Mid-Atlantic coast on Friday afternoon and is expected to bring dangerous surf conditions as it heads into Newfoundland, forecasters said. At around 5 p.m. EST, the storm was about 225 miles southeast of Cape May, NJ, moving northeast with maximum sustained winds of about …

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Scientists explain the peculiar interaction between sea ice decline, wave heights, and ice cloud formation over the Arctic – ScienceDaily

Some of the best-known and feared aspects of climate change are its potential effects on weather conditions and how this could accelerate the melting of natural ice. Research has already proven that the area of ​​sea ice in the Arctic is shrinking rapidly due to global warming, and that the …

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Flora Cardoni and Michael Mann: Keystone State Keys to Addressing the Climate Crisis

Tropical Depression (formerly Hurricane) Ida hit us hard, depositing torrential rains causing flooding over a huge part of the eastern United States. Here in Pennsylvania, dangerous flash floods and tornadoes have destroyed homes and vehicles, disrupted and contaminated water supplies, devastated communities and resulted in tragic and preventable deaths. Sadly, …

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UN Climate Change Report Affirms the Value of American Climate Science and the Need to Double the Focus

This week, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first of four reports – “Climate Change 2021 – The Basis of Physical Science“– which constitute its sixth evaluation report. Unsurprisingly, the results affirm the surprisingly serious nature of the climate crisis and confirm the “unequivocal” role …

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