Posts Tagged Meteorology

Trinidad & Tobago news updates…

Here are some reports on the flooding events here in Trinidad & Tobago. The rains have eased in the West of Trinidad, I’m not sure what’s happening in other areas. Most reports I’m hearing at the moment are about clean up operations and assistance for all affected. So far we’ve been told that there won’t […]

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Trinidad & Tobago news…

Hi folks, Our little islands are currently being challenged by the elements, things are pretty tough in some parts of Trinidad with lots of heavy rains and extreme floods. Much relief work is taking place, some persons have been evacuated from their homes, and some areas are inaccessible. Apparently eastern and central areas have been […]

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Climate predictions should include impacts of CO2 on life…

Climate change predictions are not taking account of the full range of possible effects of rising carbon dioxide levels, researchers say… Read the rest of this article at enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/54800-climate-predictions-should-include-impacts-of-co2-on-life

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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

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Natural History: Alfred Wegener ~ Plate Tectonics & Continental Drift…

The following video presents an overview of the theory of plate tectonics and continental drift with a history of Alfred Wegener’s work…

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Hurricanes: Stronger, slower, wetter in the future?…

Summary:  Scientists have developed a detailed analysis of how 22 recent hurricanes would be different if they formed under the conditions predicted for the late 21st century… Read all about this at ScienceDaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180521131532.htm

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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

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Climate scientists create Caribbean drought atlas… 

The following is an update on recently conducted research by Cornell University. Read about it at enn.com: http://www.enn.com/sci-tech/article/52023

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This Is How Climate Change Will Shift the World’s Cities… 

A report from climatecentral.org: http://www.climatecentral.org/news/global-cities-climate-change-21584

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Farming Beyond Drought…

The Caribbean accounts for seven of the world’s top 36 water-stressed countries and Barbados is in the top ten. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) defines countries like Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, and St. Kitts and Nevis as water-scarce with less than 1000 m3 freshwater resources per capita. With droughts becoming more seasonal in nature […]

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Sahara greening intensify tropical cyclone activity worldwide… 

Meteorological update from enn.com: http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/51475

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NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic | Climate Central… 

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

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Wild Weather and Climate Change: Scientists Are Unraveling the Links – Yale E360… 

Intro:  One of the trickiest aspects of climate science is figuring out if a particular heat wave, flood, or drought was made more likely or severe by climate change. But researchers are getting far better at untangling the relationship between extreme weather and global warming…  Read about it here: http://e360.yale.edu/features/pinning-wild-weather-on-climate-change-scientists-are-upping-their-game

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World Meteorological Day, March 23…

Today is World Meteorological Day, read about it below: https://public.wmo.int/en/events/events-of-interest/world-meteorological-day https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Meteorological_Organization#World_Meteorological_Day

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The Earth’s most extreme weather… 

From bbc.com/earth: From the hottest place to the largest hailstone

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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 […]

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Why air-conditioning is a vicious cycle…

Source theguardian.com: Intro: Air conditioning was a luxury in Britain 40 years ago, but the long hot summer of 1976 changed that. The scorching heat that summer lasted two months and most people sweated it out indoors with only open windows and electric fans for ventilation. After that, air conditioning no longer seemed so extravagant […]

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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

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