global weather patterns
WASHINGTON – Nearly eight months after Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York City, ravaging the Big Apple and causing nearly $20 billion in damages, Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday delivered a plan to prepare the city for the next big weather catastrophe.
WASHINGTON – Researchers at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii have just completed a study that suggests not only are we not in the clear, but that things may just be getting worse.
WASHINGTON – In September, the sea ice that covers the Arctic Ocean dropped to its lowest levels since 1979, when satellite records began being recorded. The ice melt occurred without any of the unusual weather conditions that were believed to contribute to the last "extreme" melt in 2007.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The frequency and volatility of El Nino, a weather pattern that hammers the tropical Pacific Ocean every five years or so, does not seem linked to climate change, according to a U.S. research study released Thursday.
WASHINGTON – Ongoing research has revealed that trees everywhere—not just in areas undergoing severe droughts—are showing signs of dehydration and multiple factors, including climate change, are causing it.