Effects of global warming
The effects of global warming are the environmental and social changes caused (directly or indirectly) by human emissions of greenhouse gases. There is a scientific consensus that climate change is oc...
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Rising Seas Turn Coastal Houses Into a Gamble
Elevated sea levels caused by global warming have homeowners and developers worried about the value of their coastal properties.
Boomerang: Could Hurricane Matthew Hit the US Twice?
Hurricane Matthew may boomerang on us: Will the Category 4 storm perform a dreaded 360-degree loop and head right back toward the U.S. East Coast?
Why Hurricane Categories Make A Big Difference
During a hurricane you usually hear meteorologists refer to its intensity by categories. If you don't know the difference between a category 1 and a category...
Why the City of Miami Is Doomed to Drown
By century's end, rising sea levels will turn the nation's urban fantasyland into an American Atlantis. But long before the city is completely underwa
After A Record Hot Day Powerful Electric Storm Moving Into Manhattan
New York Has Been Boiling All Weekend. Now The Storm Is Rolling In.
The Future: More Flooding For Development-Mad Fort Lauderdale
If Florida is “Ground Zero” for rising seas, then East Fort Lauderdale is “Ground Zero of Ground Zero”.
Life-Saving Facts Everyone Should Know
Just about everyone knows that you should never text and drive, and that you should stop, drop, and roll if you catch on fire.
The First Official Climate Refugees In The U.S. Race Against Time
A Native American tribe struggles to hold on to their culture in a Louisiana bayou while their land slips into the Gulf of Mexico.
Lake Mead Hits All-Time Low Amid Ongoing Drought
Crucial Nevada reservoir at lowest point since Hoover Dam was built in 1936; water managers plan to let it drop further..
We Finally Know Why This El Niño Was Such a Monster
The strongest El Niño ever seen is finally gone. But before it left it had plenty to throw at us: Storms, droughts, blackouts, thousands of pounds of dead fish. And we finally know just what it was th...
Climate Change: French wine producers could relocate, or abandon grapes that made their vineyards famous
Since 1980, emerging conditions in northern climes like Champagne and Burgundy, and in sun-drenched Bordeaux, have vitally altered the ‘harvest equation’ that represented these regions.
After The Pacific Ocean Swallows Villages And Five Solomon Islands, A Study Blames Climate Change
The sea has eroded or completely swallowed at least 11 of the Solomon Islands over the past 70 years. Why some of the Solomon Islands have disappeared A study has found that five of the Solomon Islan...
Pictures Of Rare 'Super Bloom' Of Wildflowers In The California Desert
A rare 'super bloom' has carpeted Death Valley National Park in California, with an enchanting and stunning display of gold, pink, purple and white wildflowers.
Corals Are Dying On The Great Barrier Reef
Scientists have discovered an unprecedented die-off in the world's largest reef, the Great Barrier Reef, prompting the Australian government to issue its highest response level.
Bermuda Triangle Mystery: Missing Ships Victim Of Enormous Methane Blowouts On Ocean Floor?
Scientists may have discovered the secret behind the notorious Bermuda Triangle: methane bubble explosions. Giant craters on the seabed around Norway's coast have been discovered by scientists, markin...
Physical impacts of climate change
This article is about the physical impacts of climate change. For some of these physical impacts, their effect on social and economic systems are also described.
This article refers to reports pro...
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Extreme weather
Extreme weather includes unusual, severe or unseasonal weather; weather at the extremes of the historical distribution—the range that has been seen in the past. Often, extreme events are based on a lo...
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Tropical cyclone
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain. Depending on its locatio...
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List of Atlantic hurricane records
Since the reliable record keeping of tropical cyclone data within the North Atlantic Ocean began in 1851, there have been 1,505 systems of at least tropical storm intensity and 879 of at lea...
List of Atlantic hurricane records - Wikipedia
Retreat of glaciers since 1850
In all, about 25 percent of the ice that melted between 2003 and 2010 occurred in the Americas (excluding Greenland).The retreat of glaciers since 1850 affects the availability of fresh water for ir...
Retreat of glaciers since 1850 - Wikipedia
Ocean acidification
Ocean acidification is the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth's oceans, caused by the uptake of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. An estimated 30–40% of the carbon dioxide released by hum...
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Current sea level rise
Current sea level rise is about 3 mm/year worldwide. According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), "this is a significantly larger rate than the sea-level rise avera...
Current sea level rise - Wikipedia
Regional effects of global warming
Regional effects of global warming are long-term significant changes in the expected patterns of average weather of a specific region due to global warming. The world average temperature is rising due...
Regional effects of global warming - Wikipedia
Effects of climate change on humans
Climate change has brought about severe and possibly permanent alterations to our planet’s geological, biological and ecological systems. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) contende...
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Climate change, industry and society
This article is about climate change, industry and society.
Humans are exposed to climate change through changing weather patterns (temperature, precipitation, sea-level rise and more frequent ext...
Climate change, industry and society - Wikipedia
Climate change and agriculture
Climate change and agriculture are interrelated processes, both of which take place on a global scale. Climate change affects agriculture in a number of ways, including through changes in average temp...
Climate change and agriculture - Wikipedia
Food security
Humans are using an increasing amount of Earth's annual production of plants.Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Concerns over food security h...
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Food vs. fuel
Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food supply. The biofuel and food price debate involves wide-ranging v...
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2007-2008 world food price crisis
World food prices increased dramatically in 2007 and the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2008 creating a global crisis and causing political and economical instability and social unrest in both poor and devel...
2007-2008 world food price crisis - Wikipedia