Tag Archives: sea level

Making a green future work for all Bostonians

East Boston is one of Boston’s most vulnerable neighborhoods to the impacts of climate change, particularly sea level rise. It is also home to a thriving and diverse community of residents, many of whom have historically been excluded from the political process. . A wide variety of factors contribute to …

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Increased marine heat waves affect summer monsoon rains in India

An increase in marine heat waves in the northern Indian Ocean, which have been shown to affect monsoon rainfall in a recent study, has focused on accurate heat wave monitoring and forecasting. marines in the region. In the study, scientists showed that the western Indian Ocean region experienced the greatest …

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New England states are warming faster than the rest of the country

Rhode Island has seen the highest rate of warming in New England since the turn of the 20th century, and its neighbors aren’t far behind as the region leads the nation in rising temperatures. That’s according to a report released last month by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration detailing …

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A Most Uncertain Fiction – The Wichitan

Edward Roberts, under the anonymous “strannikov”, has been writing flash fiction since 2007 appearing online at yummy demon, language is a virus, Gone Lawn Journal, Metazen, Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Fictionaut, and The miscreant. His verse (since 2016) appeared at Fictionaut and Literary magazine and in print at …

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‘We can’t ignore the reality’: Colorado fires underscore the urgency of US climate law | Climate crisis

Joe Biden ended his tour of neighborhoods devastated by Colorado’s most destructive fire by emphasizing the link between escalating U.S. wildfires and the global climate crisis, saying the United States can no longer “ignore the reality” of the weather conditions that “supercharged” the fires. Biden’s trip to Boulder County on …

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Miss Lebanon Emigrants celebrates her country “Pine Garden” wins “World’s Best Tourist Villages” award by UNWTO

The General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO in Madrid, Spain, announced the selection of the Lebanese village of Bkassine as one of the best tourist villages in the world, out of more than 170 villages in 75 countries. This victory goes to a Lebanese city decorated …

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Indian cities underwater until the first rain in Greenland, 2021 was the year of climate change alarms

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, a popular sentiment circulating on social media is that the coronavirus has been unleashed on us by Mother Nature due to the irreversible damage that humans cause to it. Although there are no studies that can directly link the two events, it is …

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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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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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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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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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NASA satellite photos show severity of California drought

As the West sinks deeper into drought, climate and water experts are increasingly alarmed by California’s severely withered reservoirs. On Monday, Lake Shasta – the state’s largest reservoir – contained just 1.57 million acre-feet of water, according to the US Bureau of Reclamation, or about 35% of its capacity. A …

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Take a photo tour of the Canary Islands, a region shaped by volcanoes

Take a photo tour of the Canary Islands, a region shaped by volcanoes Embedded content: https://players.brightcove.net/1942203455001/B1CSR9sVf_default/index.html?videoId=6259331534001 The Spanish Canary Islands are a popular tourist destination, thanks to a pleasant climate and distinct characteristics. Much of this may be due to volcanic eruptions that occurred over millions of years and still …

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Climate change is making Athens hotter

The weather normals are out, and it’s no surprise that Athens is warming up. What’s surprising is the acceleration – how quickly the city and state are heating up. Every 10 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recalculates a new set of these normals for nation, state, and individual …

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SunLive – The Southern Oscillation Index … 1880-2021

Weather Eyewith John Maunder The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) is a standardized index based on the pressure differences observed at sea level between Tahiti and Darwin, Australia. SOI is a prominent measure of the large-scale fluctuations in atmospheric pressure that occur between the western and eastern tropical Pacific (i.e., the …

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