News tagged with climate projections

Fewer low clouds in the tropics

With the help of satellite data, ETH scientists have shown that low-level cloud cover in the tropics thins out as the earth warms. Since this cloud cover has a cooling effect on the climate, the two-degree warming target ...

dateAug 16, 2016 in Environment
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Filling knowledge gaps to sustain future forestry

Sustaining the growing demand for wood products and other forest services is becoming increasingly difficult due to the likes of climate change, pests and diseases affecting European forests. The TREES4FUTURE project brought ...

dateJul 25, 2016 in Environment
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New study on storm surges projections in Europe

Coastal flooding is often caused by extreme events, such as storm surges, which in some areas may be amplified by climate change. A number of studies have evaluated the dynamics of future extreme storm surges, but mainly ...

dateMar 30, 2016 in Environment
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