Global Carbon Atlas. AirVisual Earth - 3D Real-time Air pollution map. Every Country Has Its Own Climate Risks. What’s Yours? President Biden has wasted no time in moving to repudiate his predecessor’s regressive climate policies.
That’s good news. This map shows which areas could be at high risk unless greenhouse-gas emissions are cut drastically. We’ve colored the map to identify the top risks across the globe, using a model by Four Twenty Seven, a company that analyzes climate risks. Accumulated emissions in the atmosphere are causing accelerating risks for a number of climate hazards.
Tell us where you live and see how your country compares. In the United States, for instance, nearly 80 percent of the population, the economy and agriculture will be exposed to at least one high-risk climate hazard. Worldwide, roughly 90 percent of the population will be exposed to one or more threats. From 2000 to 2019, floods upended the lives of at least 1.65 billion people — the highest number in any disaster category. Northern parts of South America will be another densely populated area threatened by extreme heat. Flood Map: Elevation Map, Sea Level Rise Map. The Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica's Biggest, is Cracking Up. The narrow and mountainous Antarctic Peninsula extends north from West Antarctica some 800 miles toward Chile.
This picturesque region has warmed at least twice as fast as Earth’s overall average. Top scientists warn of 'ghastly future of mass extinction' and climate disruption. The planet is facing a “ghastly future of mass extinction, declining health and climate-disruption upheavals” that threaten human survival because of ignorance and inaction, according to an international group of scientists, who warn people still haven’t grasped the urgency of the biodiversity and climate crises.
The 17 experts, including Prof Paul Ehrlich from Stanford University, author of The Population Bomb, and scientists from Mexico, Australia and the US, say the planet is in a much worse state than most people – even scientists – understood. “The scale of the threats to the biosphere and all its lifeforms – including humanity – is in fact so great that it is difficult to grasp for even well-informed experts,” they write in a report in Frontiers in Conservation Science which references more than 150 studies detailing the world’s major environmental challenges. An estimated one million species are at risk of extinction, many within decades, according to a recent UN report.
Earth Temperature Timeline. Ozone Holes. Climate refugees. Global Warming. Water Crisis. Coronavirus: 'Nature is sending us a message’, says UN environment chief. Nature is sending us a message with the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing climate crisis, according to the UN’s environment chief, Inger Andersen.
Why is an ocean current in the Arctic critical to world weather losing steam? Summer sea ice has been shrinking so dramatically here in the Fram Strait, high in the Arctic between Norway and Greenland, that researchers who make this trip annually point out missing patches like memories of departed friends.
“The first time I was here, in 2008, you could walk on the ice,” says Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) oceanographer Paul Dodd, gesturing from the deck of this research icebreaker toward the spot, near the Prime Meridian, where his team is about to take samples for temperature, salinity, dissolved carbon, and other chemical measurements of what is now open water. It’s dotted with only a few random, battered-looking ice drifts. Temperatures are rising and ice is melting all over Earth. But this place is special: The ocean changes that are happening right here could dramatically alter the climate for much of the rest of the planet. Nine climate tipping points now 'active,' warn scientists. More than half of the climate tipping points identified a decade ago are now "active", a group of leading scientists have warned.
This threatens the loss of the Amazon rainforest and the great ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland, which are currently undergoing measurable and unprecedented changes much earlier than expected. This "cascade" of changes sparked by global warming could threaten the existence of human civilisations.
Evidence is mounting that these events are more likely and more interconnected than was previously thought, leading to a possible domino effect. In an article in the journal Nature, the scientists call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to prevent key tipping points, warning of a worst-case scenario of a "hothouse", less habitable planet. Scientists predict 16m sea level rise even if the Earth stops warming right now. Three million years ago when temperatures were a few degrees warmer than they are now, the seas were 16m higher.
That's the conclusion of a new study which looked at deposits left in coastal caves inundated during the Pliocene. "Constraining models for sea level rise due to increased warming critically depends on actual measurements of past sea level," said researcher Victor Polyak of the University of New Mexico. "This study provides very robust measurements of sea-level heights during the Pliocene. " Between 3 million and 3.2 million years ago, temperatures were about 2C to 3C warmer than they were before the Industrial Revolution. How one heatwave killed 'a third' of a bat species in Australia. Image copyright DAVID WHITE Over two days in November, record-breaking heat in Australia's north wiped out almost one-third of the nation's spectacled flying foxes, according to researchers.
The animals, also known as spectacled fruit bats, were unable to survive in temperatures which exceeded 42C. Shrinking Arctic ice exposes seals, sea lions, otters to deadly virus. When sea otters in Alaska were diagnosed with phocine distemper virus (PDV) in 2004, scientists were confused.
The pathogen in the Morbillivirus genus that contains viruses like measles had then only been found in Europe and on the eastern coast of North America. “We didn’t understand how a virus from the Atlantic ended up in these sea otters. It’s not a species that ranges widely,” says Tracey Goldstein, a scientist at the University of California Davis who investigates how pathogens move through marine ecosystems. Hopepunk and Solarpunk: On Climate Narratives That Go Beyond the Apocalypse.
I hear the following more often than I would like from some of my fellow educators: “My students can’t or won’t discuss climate change.
They’re too privileged/preoccupied with their phones/just not interested.” Of course these young people—these adolescents, these Gen Z college-goers—don’t want to discuss this with us. Recording the Sounds of Extinction. What the world will look like 4°C warmer. Micronesia is gone – sunk beneath the waves. Pakistan and South India have been abandoned. And Europe is slowly turning into a desert. Facebook. Rockström: Klimatskeptikerna blundar för glasklara forskningsresultat.
Stödet i världen för att lösa klimatkrisen är starkare än någonsin, med den nya EU- kommissionären Ursula von der Leyens löfte om en Europeisk klimatlag för nollutsläpp till 2050 som ett i raden av utryck för detta. Fire Atlas - Global Fire Emissions Database. Latest revision: April 24th, 2019 Contact details: Niels Andela (firstname.lastname@example.org).
"The Global Fire Atlas of individual fire size, duration, speed and direction" Andela et al. (2019) The Global Fire Atlas is a new freely available global dataset that tracks the daily dynamics of individual fires to determine the timing and location of ignitions, fire size and duration, and daily expansion, fire line length, speed, and direction of spread. Chile lider av torka – som pågått i tio år. 'No doubt left' about scientific consensus on global warming, say experts. The scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate research that clears up some of the remaining doubts.
Three studies published in Nature and Nature Geoscience use extensive historical data to show there has never been a period in the last 2,000 years when temperature changes have been as fast and extensive as in recent decades. Heavy rains are on the rise around the world. Here's why. The world is getting rainier — and no wonder. As the climate warms, the atmosphere can hold and release more moisture, meaning torrential downpours are on the rise around the planet. “There is a crystal-clear analysis that shows, decade by decade, we have more of these extremes,” said Simon Papalexiou, a professor of civil, geological and environmental engineering at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada, and the lead author of a new study showing an ominous rise in the frequency of heavy rainstorms.
The new study, published June 3 in the journal Water Resources Research, shows that heavy downpours have become more common since the middle of the last century, when global warming started to intensify. Think It's Hot in Europe? In These Places The Human Body's Close to Its Thermal Limit. I am a scientist who researches climate hazards. This week I have published research on the potential for a catastrophic cyclone-heatwave combo in the global south. Yet over the past few days I have been approached by various media outlets to talk not about that hazard, but about the unfolding UK heatwave and climate change. It is always satisfying to respond to public interest around weather extremes, but there is a danger that key messages about extreme heat globally are not receiving enough airtime.
It is by now very well established that hot extremes are more likely in the changed climate we are living in. Yet there is a seemingly unquenchable thirst for this story to be retold every time the UK sweats. Narratives around such acute, local events detract from critical messages about the global challenges from extreme heat. Warm Water Is Melting Glaciers 100 Times Faster Than We Thought. 'Completely Terrifying': Study Warns Carbon-Saturated Oceans Headed Toward Tipping Point That Could Unleash Mass Extinction Event. Climate change killed the aliens, and it might kill us too, new simulation suggests. Record-Breaking Heat in Alaska Wreaks Havoc on Communities and Ecosystems. Permafrost In Canada Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Expected.
Climate change: Greenland lost 2 billion tons of ice this week, which is very unusual. Global warming could enlarge world’s largest dead zone - News - Nature Middle East. News. Future - The poisons released by melting Arctic ice. The Earth has so much CO2 that planting trees can't save us. New Report Warns "High Likelihood Of Human Civilization Coming To An End" Within 30 Years. Climate change, battery boom threatens life on the 'roof of the world' — the Tibetan Plateau - RN.
India’s water crisis is already here. Climate change will compound it. Severe droughts have drained rivers, reservoirs, and aquifers across vast parts of India in recent years, pushing the nation’s leaky, polluted water systems to the brink. De måste flytta hela samhället inom 15 år – riskerar att sköljas bort. Jakarta Is Sinking. Now Indonesia Has to Find a New Capital. Sorry Global Warming Alarmists, The Earth Is Cooling. How Earth Would Look If All The Ice Melted. 5 ways cities can use emerging technologies to fight climate change. Quiz: Climate change solutions - CNN.com.
Want Someone to Care About Climate Change? Make It Personal. Australia's extreme heat is sign of things to come, scientists warn. Mass Death of Baby Penguins in New Zealand Points to Climate Change. How Quickly Climate Change Is Accelerating, in 167 Maps. Forskarnas larm: Det vi står inför i Sverige är otäckt. Hotter Days Will Drive Global Inequality. Huge Cavity in Antarctic Glacier Signals Rapid Decay. White House admits Trump climate policies will cost Americans $500 billion a year. 'Mini Ice Age' Looms as NASA Scientist Warns of Potential Record Cold.
Before and After Photos Reveal Changing Earth Features. Den stora klimatskandalen. The Seafloor Is Literally Dissolving. UN Says Climate Genocide Coming. But It’s Worse Than That. Enormt istäcke i Ryssland smälter extremt och oväntat snabbt. Temperature Anomalies by Country 1880-2017. Why remote Antarctica is so important in a warming world. Permafrost May Thaw Far Faster Than Expected and Accelerate Climate Change.
Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation Is Affecting Global Water Cycles. Tydliga spår efter historiens extremväder. Scientific American - A Century of Global Warming, in Just 35 Seconds. Insane: 124.3 degrees F (51.3 Celsius) in Algeria is the hottest temperature ever recorded in Africa as the global heat wave continues. - The Washington Post. Rising temperatures are putting over a billion people at risk. The oceans’ circulation hasn’t been this sluggish in 1,000 years. That’s bad news. Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury. Global Warming’s Worst-Case Projections Look Increasingly Likely.
Why climate change is creating a new generation of child brides. Weather and Climate. LiveLeak.com - Melting permafrost flows like lava through Tibetan Plateau. Here's what the world will look like 4 degrees warmer - Ideapod. Hotter Days Will Drive Global Inequality - MIT Technology Review. Suomalaistutkijan pysäyttävä video ilmastonmuutoksesta leviää maailmalla – Australiasta erikoinen pyyntö. Temperature anomalies arranged by country 1900 - 2016. Major Study Reconfirms That The Oceans Are Warming Ridiculously Quickly. Here's What The World Will Look Like Once All The Ice Melted. Terrifying! Humans Are Changing the Climate 170x Faster Than Natural Forces. Massive hurricane-force Atlantic storm to push abnormally mild air toward North Pole. Deze kerel hoorde iets breken in de gletsjer en verstijfde. Wat hij toen zag, ging zijn ergste nachtmerrie te boven.
Risk för oväntade effekter i Arktis. 80,000 Reindeer Have Starved Тo Death Аs Arctic Sea Ice Disappears Аnd THIS is WHY! – SPIRIT EGG. Global Climate Page. BBC iWonder - Did climate change make us intelligent? Global Carbon Atlas. Thermohaline Circulation - Fact Sheet by Stefan Rahmstorf. Graph of the Day: World has warmest winter on record. Study: Mass Gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet Greater than Losses. Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun. Climate Change.