News tagged with climate

Breaking new ground in hurricane modeling

Climate scientists at Columbia University have developed a new, global hurricane model for estimating the long-term hazard of rare, high impact storms under different climate scenarios. The model uses a novel approach to ...

dateJan 23, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Warming temperatures may cause birds to shrink

Biologists have known for a long time that animals living in colder climates tend to have larger bodies, supposedly as an adaptation to reduce heat loss. However, understanding how temperature affects animals has gained new ...

dateJan 24, 2018 in Ecology
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Opinion: Don't shoot the climate change messenger

Today, when our weather forecasters tell us a heatwave is coming, we can be quietly confident of the time it will arrive and the temperatures that will be reached. When western Sydney broke records on January 7, hitting 47 ...

dateJan 24, 2018 in Environment
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