News tagged with tropical climate

What is the Haleakala Volcano?

Hawaii is famous for its lovely mountains, tropical climate, and majestic oceanfront vistas. Another thing it is famous for is the string of volcanoes that dot its islands. As a land that sits atop a geographic hot spot – ...

dateJul 13, 2015 in Earth Sciences
shares17 comments 0

Savannahs slow climate change

Tropical rainforests have long been considered the Earth's lungs, sequestering large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and thereby slowing down the increasing greenhouse effect and associated human-made climate ...

dateMay 21, 2015 in Environment
shares22 comments 0

Extending climate predictability beyond El Nino

Tropical Pacific climate variations and their global weather impacts may be predicted much further in advance than previously thought, according to research by an international team of climate scientists from the USA, Australia, ...

dateApr 21, 2015 in Earth Sciences
shares837 comments 0