Posts in category: green

Jul

25
2015

Tropical Storm Halola Targets Southern Japan, South Korea

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

M.accuweather.com reports that...

Tropical Storm Halola remains on track to whip through the Korea Strait late in the weekend, bringing gusty wind and rain to southern South Korea and southwestern Japan.

Read more at m.accuweather.com


Jul

21
2015

Kalalau Trail closed as flood advisory extended for Kauai

Natalie     green, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Khon2.com reports that...

The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed Kalalau Trail on Kauai due to heavy rainfall.

Read more at khon2.com


Jul

12
2015

Torrential Rain Triggers Flash Floods in Kentucky

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

Nbcnews.com reports that...

Heavy storms overnight Saturday into Sunday morning left cars stranded, homes flooded and streets impassable in Kentucky.

Read more at www.nbcnews.com


Jul

09
2015

Global sea levels have risen 6 meters or more with just slight global warming

Natalie     Data, green, Records, Reports & Findings     0

Eurekalert.org reports that...

A new review analyzing three decades of research on the historic effects of melting polar ice sheets found that global sea levels have risen at least six meters, or about 20 feet, above present levels on multiple occasions over the past three million years.

Read more at www.eurekalert.org


Jul

08
2015

Drought is on display at California State Fair

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

News10.net reports that...

Thousands of people will descend upon Cal Expo Friday for opening day of the California State Fair 2015. While visitors can expect the usual variety of rides and attractions, they can also expect to see signs of the ongoing drought crisis.

Read more at www.news10.net


Jul

08
2015

Some progress in quelling wildfires raging in Canada

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

Seattletimes.com reports that...

Firefighters made some progress Wednesday in quelling hundreds of wildfires raging across western Canada that are threatening thousands of people and triggering air quality warnings across the country and in the U.S. West and Midwest, authorities said.

Read more at www.seattletimes.com


Jul

01
2015

Tropical Cyclone Raquel forms making history

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

M.themorningbulletin.com.au reports that...

TROPICAL Cyclone Raquel has formed in the south-west Pacific near the Solomon Islands, triggering the earliest cyclone warning on record issued for the Queensland zone.

Read more at m.themorningbulletin.com.au


Jun

24
2015

Heatwave warning as researchers find weather patterns are making them more common

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

Dailymail.co.uk reports that...

Daily weather patterns have changed in recent decades, making eastern North America, Europe and western Asia more prone to nastier summer heatwaves that go beyond global warming, a new study has found.

Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk


Jun

17
2015

North Korea says hit by worst drought in 100 years

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

Reuters.com reports that...

North Korea has been hit by what it describes as its worst drought in a century, which could worsen chronic food shortages in a country where the United Nations says almost a third of children under five are stunted because of poor nutrition.

Read more at www.reuters.com


Jun

13
2015

Polar Bears Turn to a Beloved Species for Food €”and Climate Change Is to Blame

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

News.yahoo.com reports that...

Polar bears are carnivorous creatures, and no matter what animal they consume, the act of eating is likely to be gruesome. But the blood and bones in these pictures aren’t the shocking part—it’s what the bears are eating.

study conducted in the Svalbard Archipelago of Norway revealed the first recorded instances of polar bears seeking out white-beaked dolphins for prey. 

Warming waters have allowed the dolphins to travel north to an area they would normally avoid until summertime.

Read more at news.yahoo.com