I started to write about the Earth and its frequent earthquakes in the last and current century being somewhat related and caused by the “controversial” global warming. In the scientific world, it seems the phenomenon has been recognized as real, and even a global alliance such as Paris Accord had been established to deal with and prevent any further deepening of the trend by attempting to emit carbon dioxide as little as possible...Read more
Adding 101 gallons to a 100-gallon bathtub causes it to overflow, even if added slowly...Read more
The figure is from paper #79.
A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below...Read more
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has removed dozens of online resources dedicated to helping local governments address climate change, part of an apparent effort by the agency to play down the threat of global warming...Read more
Large trees toppled in Cork, Ireland, this week after Hurricane Ophelia - recorded as the most northerly hurricane since 1939 – blew through as a violent storm. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty
An off-the-charts hurricane that tracked to Ireland points to climate change pushing ‘tropical oceans’ northward and putting the continent in the firing line...Read more
Firefighters from Compton put a scratch and wet line around a fire on Lovall Valley Road in Somona, Saturday, Oct 14, 2017. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat) 2017
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Firefight in Sonoma County reaches second week as flames force thousands to evacuate...Read more
One month after Hurricane Maria, experts say poor planning, logistical nightmares and dire financial straits are to blame for the slow response to Puerto Rico's major power outage.By DEBORAH ACOSTA, NATALIE RENEAU and ROBIN STEIN on Publish Date October 20, 2017. Photo by Deborah Acosta/The New York Times.
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CAGUAS, P.R. — Luis Rodríguez looked at the huge concrete power pole in his front yard, resting on his daughter’s Chevrolet and blocking the tow truck he drives to make a living, and wondered: When is help coming?Read more
Hurricane Irma left a trail of destruction through the Caribbean (Pic: NLRC via IFRC)
UN talks on loss and damage are failing to deliver for vulnerable communities. After a devastating hurricane season, the developed world must step up...Read more
A line of residents of the rural migrant farm worker town of Immokalee, Florida, waited for emergency donations of food and supplies brought in by a volunteer group from Georgia. Hurricane Irma damaged homes, flooded their community and wiped out jobs they rely on. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Jobs, homes and lives are at risk when extreme weather strikes the communities that grow America's food...Read more
People use a rope line to cross Puerto Rico's San Lorenzo de Morovis river to deliver food and supplies to relatives. Flooding from Hurricane Maria destroyed the bridge. Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images
People in poor communities hit hard by the hurricane are rationing their food, water and propane, and hospitals are trying to operate on shaky power supplies.Read more