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Delhi air pollution: Environment ministry forms high-level committee
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In Delhi, pollutants touched calamitous levels as a thick grey smog hung low across the region over the past few days. The environment ministry has set up a high-level committee to propose and monitor solutions to air pollution, which has risen to dangerous levels in and around Delhi, raising serious health concerns. The ministry also […]

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European heat waves are becoming more extensive
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European summer temperatures have increased far more rapidly than the trends for the Northern Hemisphere since the early 1950’s, says a new study lead by Prof. Martin Beniston, a climate scientist based in Switzerland. While mean summer temperature in the Northern Hemisphere has increased by 0.21°C per decade between 1951 and 2015, the increase was 0.46°C per […]

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Climate change is shifting when Europe’s rivers flood
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Across Europe, rivers aren’t flooding when they used to.  Some rivers now flood days, weeks or even months earlier than they did a half-century ago. Other areas now flood much later than before. Long-term changes in climate — in temperatures and precipitation — underlie these shifts. That’s the conclusion of a new study.  Floods are a part of […]

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Europe’s dramatic summer gives a foretaste of ‘super heatwaves’ to come
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While Europe is recovering from an unusually warm summer, a new study warns that heatwaves with temperatures of above 40°C are expected to become more frequent, with some regions of Eastern Europe hit by new super heatwaves of above 55°C, writes Wendel Trio.  Wendel Trio is Director of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, an environmental […]

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Climage change could be sped up by your AIR CONDITIONING, research suggests
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From the Express – Rising temperatures due to greenhouse gas emissions will fundamentally change electricity consumption patterns in Europe. A team of scientists from Germany and the United States analysed what unchecked future warming means for Europe’s electricity demand. They found daily peak loads in Southern Europe will likely increase and overall consumption will shift […]

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Gas tanker crosses thawing Arctic without icebreaker for first time
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Sovcomflot vessel cut through thinning sea ice on the northern sea route to carry its cargo of fuel from Norway to South Korea in record time. By Megan Darby A commercial ship has crossed the Arctic’s northern sea route without an icebreaker escort, in the first such voyage logged by Russian administrators. To take advantage of shrinking Arctic […]

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It’s Hot – Really Hot! Is It Climate Change?
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TEMPERATURES this summer are soaring across the globe. A heat wave, aptly named Lucifer, has brought scorching temperatures of over 100°F to southern Europe. #Wildfires have been sparked in Portugal, France and Greece, resulting in several deaths. Industries such as tourism, agriculture, as well as public transport services, have all been negatively affected. Emergency alert […]

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Extreme Weather in Europe – More Frequent
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Bob Berwyn of Pacific Standard reports that extreme weather is becoming more frequent – and more expensive – in Europe. Without doubt our golbal warming trajectory is gaining pace and as has been prophesied by Professor James Lovelock as now unstoppable and the results of it are going to be catastrophic for the human race. […]

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