Ocean warming intensifies power of typhoons

The violence of typhoons that devastate Asian coastal regions is being magnified by rising sea surface temperatures caused by greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted On 11 Sep 2016
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Air Pollution Costs Global Economy 225 Billion: World Bank

Air pollution has emerged as the deadliest form of pollution and the fourth leading risk factor for premature deaths worldwide
Posted On 08 Sep 2016
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Carbon dioxide could ease drought impacts

As drought becomes more frequent and prolonged with climate change, increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may help plants to survive on less water.
Posted On 08 Sep 2016
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Hurricanes cut swath through US politics

Scientists have shown that hurricanes are hitting the US harder than ever, yet many Republican-voting men remain unswayed by evidence of climate change.
Posted On 05 Sep 2016
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History warns of drought’s destructive force

  The role of drought in the fall of ancient Mayan civilisation highlights the vital need today for water management in fighting the impacts of climate change
Posted On 31 Aug 2016
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July was hottest month on record for the globe

Analysis confirms 15 consecutive months of record-breaking heat
Posted On 18 Aug 2016
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Build disaster-proof homes before storms strike, not afterward

Hazard modeling has progressed considerably over the past several decades, and we can make strong predictions of roughly how often to expect disasters from coast to coast.
Posted On 17 Aug 2016
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Can we economically outgrow climate change damages? Not for hurricanes we can’t

More than 50 percent of all weather-related economic losses on the globe are caused by damages due to tropical cyclones.
Posted On 16 Aug 2016
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