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Mumbai, Miami on list for big weather disasters

(AP) -- Global warming is leading to such severe storms, droughts and heat waves that nations should prepare for an unprecedented onslaught of deadly and costly weather disasters, an international panel of climate scientists ...

dateMar 28, 2012 in Environment
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Soil responsible for heat waves

Climate change will not just influence the average climate but also extremes such as heat waves, models from climate researchers indicate. Using broad measurements taken in southeastern Europe,a study demonstrates that the ...

dateDec 16, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Charting Colorado's vulnerability to climate change

Sea-level rise may not be eating away at Colorado's borders, but climate change exposes other critical vulnerabilities in the state, according to a new report. Rising temperatures likely will take a toll on cattle and crops, ...

dateFeb 05, 2015 in Environment
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Will the 2014 El Nino be like 1997?

Every ten days, the NASA/French Space Agency Jason-2 satellite maps all the world's oceans, monitoring changes in sea surface height, a measure of heat in the upper layers of the water. Because our planet is more than 70% ...

dateMay 20, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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