Posts in category: green

Dec

18
2014

Massive thunderstorms hit Queensland

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Bbc.com reports that...

Thunderstorms hail and fierce winds pound Queensland, leaving homes and businesses without power. Over six thousand lightning strikes an hour were recorded during the height of the storms.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Dec

05
2014

Rising seas make living with global warming a UN priority

Natalie     Data, Discussions, green, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Chicagotribune.com reports that...

From the rising seas in the Seychelles to the melting glaciers of Switzerland and Peru, governments are learning to cope with damaging changes to the climate that threaten food and water supplies, and even the very survival of the most low-lying nations.

Read more at www.chicagotribune.com


Dec

02
2014

Hottest Spring on record: Climate Council of Australia

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Mobile.abc.net.au reports that...

The Climate Council of Australia says this year’s spring was the country’s hottest on record.

Read more at mobile.abc.net.au


Dec

01
2014

Rare ice storm hits Waldviertel

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

M.thelocal.at reports that...

Firefighters have been busy clearing away hundreds of trees from the vicinity of homes and power lines. The trees’ branches had been bent almost double by the weight of the ice.

Read more at m.thelocal.at


Nov

26
2014

Snow-starved Alaska not the normal state

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Valdezstar.net reports that...

During the first 21 days of November 2014, no recordable snow fell in Anchorage, Juneau or Fairbanks. Over an unusual swath of the state, the ground was frozen, dusty and brown. Even extreme parts of Alaska were in a snow drought.

Read more at www.valdezstar.net


Nov

26
2014

Floods hit drought stricken Brazil

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Theweathernetwork.com reports that...

A heavy rain storm flooded large parts of Sao Paulo Tuesday just as evening commuters were leaving work causing travel headaches and traffic jams several miles long.

Read more at www.theweathernetwork.com


Nov

18
2014

All 50 states recorded freezing temperatures Tuesday

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Baltimoresun.com reports that...

Weather stations in all 50 states even Hawaii reported observations of freezing temperatures overnight as wintry cold spreads across North America.

Read more at www.baltimoresun.com


Nov

12
2014

Drought keeps slaughter rates high

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Stockandland.com.au reports that...

AUSTRALIAN adult cattle slaughter continued its unprecedented run during September, with the ongoing drought conditions offering many producers little option but to offload stock.

Meat and Livestock Australia reports adult slaughter was 800,000 head, up 12 per cent year-on-year, taking the number of cattle killed for the first nine months of 2014 to just below 7 million head – up 12pc from last year’s already high base.

Read more at www.stockandland.com.au


Nov

07
2014

Brazil drought: Sao Paulo sleepwalking into water crisis

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

M.bbc.com reports that...

In Brazil’s biggest city, a record dry season and ever-increasing demand for water has led to a punishing drought.

Read more at m.bbc.com


Nov

04
2014

Gov’t: 5,203 people evacuated due to floods

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Buenosairesherald.com reports that...

Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has revealed that 19 districts of Buenos Aires province have been affected by flooding caused by record levels of rainfall, with a total of 5,203 people evacuated across the region.

Read more at www.buenosairesherald.com