global warming hiatus

Global warming ‘hiatus’ is over

2 October, 2017 – The Pacific Ocean has reached the end of a period of cooler temperatures, signalling the termination of the so-called pause in global warming.

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Coffee producers feel the heat

29 September, 2017 – Global warming threatens to substantially reduce the amount of land suitable for coffee-growing by 2050, but bees could fly to the rescue.

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US faces higher risk of floods

25 September, 2017 − The US Atlantic coast faces the prospect of more frequent floods due to the double whammy of rising sea levels and sinking coastal lands.

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Glacial melt will wreck ecosystems

15 September, 2017 – The alarming rate of glacial shrinkage worldwide threatens our current way of life, from biodiversity to tourism, hydropower to clean water supply.

City trees boost health and wealth

29 August, 2017 – Capital city trees could deliver even more capital. Green fingers could convert urban grime into folding money and combat global warming at the same time.

Brazilian downpours oust familiar drizzle

19 August, 2017 – Misty rain is giving way to fear of flash floods as Brazilian downpours cause chaos in the country’s biggest city.

Swiss trees swelter as climate warms

16 August, 2017 – Foresters are being urged to plant tree species resilient to climate change to save the timber industry as Swiss trees swelter.

Drought’s lingering death may beat rains’ return

15 August, 2017 – A climate hazard that doesn’t disappear when the rainclouds gather, drought’s lingering death can delay recovery a very long time.

Paying for forests has multiple benefits

6 August, 2017 – Paying for forests conserves a vital world resource. But somebody must pay the locals a tangible share of the intangible global gains.

Ocean warmth predicts US drought and fire risk

29 July, 2017 – Ocean cycles help to determine US drought and fire risk in several western states, with global warming adding to their severity.

Computer census aids declining palm trees

28 July, 2017 – Concerned that palm trees vital to his home country are vanishing in large numbers, a scientist has devised how to count them for conservation.