Posts Tagged El Nino

Climate Change Leading to Water Shortage in Andes, Himalayas…

Climate change could have devastating effects on vulnerable residents in the Andes mountains and the Tibetan plateau, according to researchers at The Ohio State University who have been studying glaciers in those areas for decades… Read the enn.com article here: https://www.enn.com/articles/56269-climate-change-leading-to-water-shortage-in-andes-himalayas Advertisements

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Scientists Reveal Substantial Water Loss in Global Landlocked Regions…

Along with a warming climate and intensified human activities, recent water storage in global landlocked basins has undergone a widespread decline… Read the full article at enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/56174-scientists-reveal-substantial-water-loss-in-global-landlocked-regions

, , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Severe Caribbean droughts may magnify food insecurity…

Intro: Climate change is impacting the Caribbean, with millions facing increasing food insecurity and decreasing freshwater availability as droughts become more likely across the region, according to new Cornell research in Geophysical Research Letters… Read the enn.com article here: https://www.enn.com/articles/55975-severe-caribbean-droughts-may-magnify-food-insecurity  

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2 Comments

‘FMD’ blog history… “El Niño Is Becoming More Active”…

Originally posted on for much deliberation:
From ScienceDaily.com: “A new approach to analyzing paleo-climate reconstructions of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon resolves disagreements and reveals that ENSO activity during the 20th century has been unusually high compared to the past 600 years… El Niño events can wreak havoc across the globe, spawning floods or…

, , , ,

2 Comments

June 2018 El Niño/Southern Oscillation Update: El Niño Watch!…

(from ENN.com) The June ENSO forecast estimates a 50% chance of El Niño developing during the late summer or early autumn, and an approximately 65% chance of El Niño conditions in the winter, so forecasters have instituted an El Niño Watch… Read the full article here: https://www.enn.com/articles/54716-june-2018-el-nino-southern-oscillation-update-el-nino-watch

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Greenhouse gas concentrations surge to new record…

General update on greenhouse gas concentrations (sciencedaily.com), data presented is from the World Meteorological Organisation: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171030141900.htm

, , , , , , , , , , ,

4 Comments

CO2 Levels Rose at Record Rates in 2016…

Climate news from Yale Environment 360: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/co2-levels-rose-at-record-rates-in-2016

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic | Climate Central… 

A Climate Central news report: http://www.climatecentral.org/news/2017-atlantic-hurricane-season-21476

, , , , , , , , , , ,

3 Comments

Looking for ‘fingerprints’ at the intersection of weather and climate… 

Summary:  Scientists have found the seasonal ‘fingerprints’ of Arctic sea ice, El Nino, and other climate phenomena in a new study that probes the global interactions between weather and climate…  Read the full article here at sciencedaily.com: Looking for ‘fingerprints’ at the intersection of weather and climate

, , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Second-Warmest October Cements Hottest Year… 

Climate News from climatecentral.org: Second-Warmest October Cements Hottest Year

, , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Globally Averaged CO2 Levels Reach 400 parts per million in 2015… 

Globally averaged concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached the symbolic and significant milestone of 400 parts per million for the first time in 2015 and surged again to new records in 2016 on the back of the very powerful El Niño event, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin…  Read the article […]

, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Environmental records shattered…

The following is a report by Oliver Milman for theguardian.com – Tues. 2nd Aug 2016 Summary: “The world is careening towards an environment never experienced before by humans, with the temperature of the air and oceans breaking records, sea levels reaching historic highs and carbon dioxide surpassing a key milestone, a major international report has […]

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

May Marks One More Record Hot Month for the World…

From climatecentral.org: May was the fifth record warm month this year, upping the odds that 2016 will be the hottest year on record… Source: May Marks One More Record Hot Month for the World

, , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Greenland’s Melt Season Started Nearly Two Months Early…

Report by Brian Kahn on the Greenland melt season on climatecentral.org  “Warm, wet conditions rapidly kicked off the melt season this weekend, more than a month-and-a-half ahead of schedule. It has easily set a record for earliest melt season onset, and marks the first time it’s begun in April…” Read the rest of his report here: […]

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

What is La Niña?…

Source conserve-energy-future.com: What is La Niña? Summary: La Niña is a climate pattern that describes the cooling of surface ocean waters along the tropical west coast of South America. La Nina is considered to be the counterpart to El Nino, which is characterized by unusually warm ocean temperatures in the equatorial region of the Pacific Ocean.

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

WMO: 2015 likely to be Warmest on Record, 2011-2015 Warmest Five Year Period

Climate Change Breaches Symbolic Thresholds, Fuels Extreme Weather Geneva 25 November 2015 (WMO) The global average surface temperature in 2015 is likely to be the warmest on record and to reach the symbolic and significant milestone of 1° Celsius above the pre-industrial era. This is due to a combination of a strong El Niño and […]

, , , ,

Leave a comment

Climate change makes past five-year period the warmest on record: WMO

This year is set to be the single hottest ever registered, with planetary temperatures passing the symbolic milestone of 1C above pre-industrial levels. Read the full article here: Climate change makes past five-year period the warmest on record: WMO

, , , , ,

Leave a comment

‘Substantial’ El Nino event predicted…

“The El Nino effect, which can drive droughts and flooding, is under way in the tropical Pacific, say scientists. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology predicted that it could become a “substantial” event later in the year. The phenomenon arises from variations in ocean temperatures…” Read this article at BBC.com/news: ‘Substantial’ El Nino event predicted… Related articles: […]

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment