Tag Archives: Climatology

15Jun/17

NASA data predicts a rainier future than expected

A new study prepared by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the amount of rain in tropical regions may increase in the future due to global warming.
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29Apr/17

Climate protests to mark Trump’s 100 days in office

Demonstrators weather rain, snow, and heat in various U.S. cities to protest President Donald Trump’s stance on the environment.
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23Apr/17

Thousands take to New York streets to protest against science budget cuts

China Global Television Network (CGTN) – Tens of thousands of science and research advocates took to the streets of New York on Saturday to promote greater understanding of science and protest against their work being compromised by proposed federal budget cuts.
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07Feb/17

Tropical leaves could reduce cow emissions

Mexican researchers discover that tropical leaves could reduce methane emissions in cows, a major contributor to climate change. Bob Mezan reports. Continue reading

12Dec/16

Scientists say methane surge requires ‘urgent attention’

Researchers are warning that combating climate change also requires more controls over the rate at which methane in the atmosphere is now rising.
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10Nov/16

Morocco climate change conference sheds bright light on Africa

Governments meeting in Morocco are expected to produce action plans on how to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to slow global warming and one of them is the need to develop Africa, a continent that continues to pay the price for the industries of developed nations. In Paris, they spoke about the need to electrify African countries among other actions but this conference is expected to show how they will do that despite the funding and technical challenges behind implementation.

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26Jan/16
Nicaragua's Las Canoa reservoir , which was left dry by the El Nino phenomenon

2015 hottest year on record – WMO

The U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization confirms that 2015 was hottest year on record, as part of a longer-term trend.

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19Jan/16

U.N. food agency says 14 million face hunger in southern Africa

The World Food Programme (WFP) has raised concern about food security in southern Africa where an estimated 14 million people are facing hunger following prolonged dry spells that led to a poor harvest last year. The weather condition is said to have been worsened by El Nino, a pattern which typically brings drier conditions to Southern Africa and wetter ones to East Africa.

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09Oct/15

Thousands of Zimbabweans receive food aid as drought and hunger bite

Foods rations distributed to 30,000 people in Zimbabwe following drought and crop failure. The problems in Zimbabwe are being felt across the region, threatening the lives of millions of people who are facing hunger this year and next because of drought and erratic rains linked to an expected “super” version of the El Nino weather pattern.

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01Apr/15

California governor orders 25 pct reduction in water usage statewide

California Governor Jerry Brown, acting in the face of a devastating, multiyear drought, orders first statewide mandatory water restrictions.
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